Installation kit for switching module BMW 3 Series saloon E46/4 LHD

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BMW Installation Instructions

Installation kit for switching module BMW 3 Series saloon E46/4 LHD

Supplementary Sheet to Installation Instructions Order No. 01 29 9 416 500 Installation Kit Changeover Module BMW 3 Series Saloon E46/4 LHD

Only in conjunction with Installation Instructions, Order No. 01 29 9 410 727 Navigation System Mark IIi

Intended for use in BMW dealer organisation only.

Installation time: 0.5 hours.

The installation time may vary depending on the condition and equipment of the vehicle.
Knowledge of the body electrical system is required.

On vehicles already equipped with a telephone speaker (identical to option 640), the connection line to
the speaker of the hands-free system must be connected to the switching module.

Particular care must be taken during installation to ensure that cables and wires are not kinked, bent or
damaged.
Bridges, double crimp connections or parallel connections will be necessary if the specified pin chambers are
occupied.
The item numbers only refer to the overview or to the text below the corresponding figure.

Contents

Section

  1. Vehicle Preparation
  2. Overview of Installation Kit
  3. Overview of Switching Module
  4. Installing Switching Module
  5. General Information
  6. Encoding
  7. Circuit diagram

1. Vehicle Preparation

  • Print out fault memory
  • Disconnect battery
  • Remove front left entrances trip
  • Remove cover under instrument panel in left-hand footwell
  • Remove left A-pillar trim panel
  • Remove left door isolating connector
  • Fold back carpet in area of driver’s footwell (expose ground terminal)

2. Overview of Installation Kit

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Item Description Qty.
1 Switching module 1
2 Cable tie 3
3 2-pin black socket housing 1
4 Shrink sleeve 2

3. Overview of Switching Module

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Item Description Wire colour Connection location in vehicle Designation/ plug -in slot
A Switching module
A1 2-pin black pin housing red/white to B 11, 2-pin black socket housing, red/green and black
Mute/terminal 30 white/brown wire from navigation wiring harness
A2 Each 1-pin socket contacts red/white insulated in socket housing provided
Mute/terminal 30 white/brown
A3 Cable eye 6 mm/terminal 31 brown to ground terminal point in driver’s footwell X 173
A4 Coding loop blue is not changed
A5 Coding loop, see Page 10 white must be cut through if customer requests that the radio is not muted during navigation announcements
A6 3-pin black pin housing blue/green to B 10, 3-pin black socket housing, blue/yellow,
NAVI NF blue/yellow blue/green, white/brown wire from navigation wiring
white/brown harness
A7 3-pin yellow pin housing yellow/brown to 3-pin yellow socket housing from telephone speaker
telephone yellow/red (only necessary for option 640, otherwise tie back) X 1963
A8 1-pin socket contact blue to displaced pin contact of left door isolating connector,
speaker + in blue/white wire
A9 1-pin socket contact blue/brown to displaced pin contact of left door isolating connector
speaker – in blue/brown wire
A10 1-pin pin contact speaker + out blue in left door isolating connector, PIN 28 X18196/28
A11 1-pin pin contact speaker – out blue/brown in left door isolating connector PIN 29 X18196/29

4. Installing Switching Module

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Figure shows front left entrance from inside:

Connect branch A1, 2-pin black pin housing from switching module A to branch B 11, 2-pin socket housing from navig ation wiring harness.

Connect branch A2 to supplied black 2-pin socket housing as follows : Red/white wire in P IN 1

White/brown wire in PIN 2

Screw on branch A3, 6 mm ground eye from switching module A at g round terminal point X 173 at left-hand entrance.

Connect branch A6, 3-pin black housing from switching module A to branch B 10, 3-pin black socket housing from navigation wiring harness.

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Follow s pecified sequenc e.

Supplied shrink sleeves (1) must be fitted over branches A8, 1-pin socket contact, blue wire and A9, 1-pin socket contact blue/brown wire.

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Slide speaker connector X 18196 out of door isolating connector (1) as illustrated.

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Unplug pin contac t (1) of speaker cable (2), blue/white wire, from P IN 28 of 8-pin black pin housing X 18196.

Connect branch A10, 1-pin pin contact, blue wire of switching module A to 8-pin pin housing of door isolating connector X 18196 in P IN 28.

Connect existing 1-pin pin contac t (1), blue/white wire of speaker cable (2) to branch A8, 1-pin socket housing , blue wire of switching module.

Unplug pin contact (3) of speaker cable (2), blue/brown wire, from P IN 29 of 8-pin black pin housing X 18196.

Connect branch A11, 1-pin pin housing , blue/brown wire of switching module A to 8-pin pin housing of door isolating connector X 18196 in PIN 29.

Connect existing 1-pin pin contact (2), blue/brown wire of speaker cable to branch A9, 1-pin socket housing , blue/brown wire of switching module.

Slide 8-pin black pin housing X 18196 together with branches A10 and A11 back into door isolating connector (4). 10

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Fit both shrink sleeves (1) over the connected contacts (branches A8 and 2) and (branches A9 and 3) of the speaker cables and shrink on with hot-air blower.

Reassemble door isolating  connector X 18196.

Only for or vehicles with telephone provisions option 640

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Connect existing 3-pin yellow socket housing (1) of speaker cable for telephone speaker to branch A7, 3-pin yellow pin housing of switching module.

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The coding of the switching module A must be discussed and agreed upon with the customer. Coding loop A4, blue wire, must not be changed.

If the customer requires that the radio is not muted during a navigation announcement, coding loop A5, white wire, must be cut through at the switching module and the ends of the wires insulated.

Secure switching module A with cable tie to speaker wiring harness in area of A-pillar.

5. General Information

Reassemble removed parts in reverse order of removal.

Reconnect battery.

Print out fault memory.

6. Encoding

This s ys tem does not require encoding .

7. Circuit diagram

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A1* Switching module
X1* 2-pin black connector from navigation computer
X2* 3-pin black connector from navigation computer
X3* 1-pin socket contact at pin contact of left door isolating connector
X4* 1-pin socket contact at pin contact of left door isolating connector
X5* 2-pin black connector (not required)
X173 Ground terminal point in driver’s footwell
X1963 3-pin yellow connector, telephone speaker
X18196 Front left door isolating connector
1) Coding loop, blue wire (not changed)
2) Coding loop, white wire

Coding loop closed: Navigation announcement mutes radio announcement.
Coding loop open: Navigation announcement does not mute radio announcement.

The items marked with * refer only to this circuit diagram, all other items correspond to the BMW Service circuit diagrams.

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