Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

EBA – 01 29 9 750 806
BMW Installation Instructions

Amendment to BMW installation instructions 01 29 9 760 532/01 29 9 760 576

All work is shown on LHD models. On RHD models some operations will be symmetrically opposite.


Disconnect negative cable from battery. Remove screws 1 … 4.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Remove screw and detach trim from glove box.

Pull plug off automatic fuse, if necessary.

Install aerial in accordance with instructions.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Mono loudspeaker:

A) 728/728 i

Pull off sill panel trim, edge piping and door pillar trim.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Insert speed nuts 1 … 4.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Cut out door pillar trim to an ellipse shape.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Lift out trim plate for radio.

Route loudspeaker wires to door pillar on left and right.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Push loudspeaker wires into door pillar from top to bottom through existing rubber grommets.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Assemble loudspeaker (1 ), grille (2) with screws (3) and spacer washers (4).

Grille (2) ist not included in the kit and must be ordered in matching colour.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Connect wires to loudspeaker.

(terminal strip to the rear).

Install loudspeaker and grille.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

B) 730 .. . 745i

Remove screws and take off loudspeaker cover.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Install loudspeaker on cover.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Lift out trim plate for radio.

Route loudspeaker wires to door pillar on left and right.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Push loudspeaker wires into door pillar from top to bottom through existing rubber grommets.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Attach wires to loudspeaker and install cover.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Stereo loudspeakers:

728 .. . 745i

Remove screws securing seat cushion on left and right. Lift cushion slightly and lift it out of mountings.

Fitting note:

Place locks for rear seat belts between backrest and cushion.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Fold centre armrest forwards.

Remove screws.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Remove lower centre screw for armrest.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Remove left and right lower screws.

Pull head restraints out of mountings.

Push backrest up and take it off.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

If necessary lift escutcheons for head restraints carefully out of parcel shelf.

Check escutcheons, renew if necessary.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Lift parcel shelf in the centre and pull it out carefully to the front.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Cut out preformed aperture for loudspeaker.

Install speed nuts in the existing holes.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Install loudspeakers from above, terminal strip to the rear. Secure loudspeaker grille with screws.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Press out preformed hole on the left and pass loudspeaker wire with plug through. Insert rubber grommet.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Connect loudspeaker wires with existing plug.

Secure with clip.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Route long loudspeaker wire below end plate for parcel shelf to right loudspeaker. Install parcel shelf and attach loudspeaker wires.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Lift out trim plate for radio. Route loudspeaker wires on left and right to the door pillars. Wire with plug to left loudspeaker.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Lift floor carpet partially to expose existing connector. Attach plug on loudspeaker wire to connector and secure with existing clip (1).

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Install front loudspeaker – as described for mono.

Installing radio – Mono or stereo:

Insert guide runner into holder.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Secure runner with screw, flat washer and spring washer.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Attach radio carrier (1 ) to front of set with nuts (2).

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Attach radio carrier to rear of set.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Mono:

Connect separate fuse (1 ) to existing battery wire (2) and attach to radio. Connect earth wire (3), loudspeaker wire (4) and aerial (5).

Secure all wires to radio carrier.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Connect negative cable to battery and check operation of set.

Trim aerial in accordance with manufacturers instructions.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Attach retainer (1) with threaded pin (2).

The retainer must be centralized.

Caution!

Max. tightening torque: 27 +-3 Ncm.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Attach radio grille with nuts.

Use spanner (1) from kit.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Install tone control (1 ) on left, trim washer (2) and rotary knobs (3). Ensure that parts engage properly.

On stereo set: Switch for mono or stereo goes on the right instead of the trim washer.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Stereo:

Assemble blending control.

  1. = Blending control
  2. = Adaptor

The blending control must engage detent in the adaptor. Tighten nut with spanner 3.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Press blanking plug out and connect loudspeaker wire to blending control. Chamfered edge goes inwards.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Install knob on blending control and fit control so that the symbol is at the top in the central position.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Only Bavaria CR:

Open glove box. Secure electronic suppression unit to existing hole and route wire to radio location. Secure wiring with wire clips.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Connect aerial (1 ) and electronic suppression unit (2) to set.

Secure wires on holder.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Connect separate fuse (3) with existing battery wire (4) and attach earth wire. Connect blue loudspeaker wire to terminal R and yellow wire to terminal L. Secure wiring to holder.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Push radio in. Secure retainer (1 ) with screws (2). Centralize the retainer.

Caution: Max. tightening torque: 27 ±3 Ncm

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Install radio grille (1 ) and press it into the spring clips. Insert switch lever into detent.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Connect battery negative wire.

Fit knobs and check operation of radio. Trim aerial in accordance with manufacturers instructions.

Install all parts which were removed and stick trim material on again.

Interference suppression:

To ensure satisfactory radio reception in the vehicle, the vehicle must be properly suppressed. All the necessary parts are contained in the BMW suppression kits. Instructions on fitting the equipment are included with the kits.

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

Wiring diagram

Radio installation with Genuine BMW Kits, Mono, Stereo CR BMW 6 CS Series E24, BMW 7 Series E23 (incl. vehicles with Air Conditioner)

1 = Left rear loudspeaker
2 = Left front loudspeaker
3 = Right rear loudspeaker
4 = Right front loudspeaker
5 = Receiver rear view left
6 = Channel 1 (L)
7 = Channel II (R)
8 = Blending control
9 = Connector, luggage compartment

Colour codes:

BR= brown
BL= blue
RT= red
SW= black
GE= yellow

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