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BMW Installation Instructions
All work is shown and described on a left-hand drive car.
Tools and equipment required:
Twist drills, 5 mm and 10.5 mm dia.
Core drill, 36 mm dia.
Hammer Centre punch
Phillips-head screwdrivers, Nos. 1 and 2
Screwdriver, No. 4
Socket wrench, 10 mm
Open-ended wrench, 10 mm
Zinc powder paint
Installation at rear left:
Remove trim (1). Remove jack, wheel stud wrench and wheel chock.
To prevent drilling swarf from damaging the paintwork, and to provide a better surface for marking-out, attach crêpe tape over the area to be drilled.
Mark out the hole.
Measurement 1 = 57.5 mm
Measurement 2 = 19 mm
Centre-punch the point of intersection and drill A = 22 mm dia.
After drilling the hole, carefully remove the crêpe tape by peeling it off towards the hole, to prevent paint coming away around the edge.
Deburr the hole and coat the area with zinc powder paint.
Remove drilling swarf from floor of luggage compartment to prevent corrosion.
Install the aerial.
Note installation sequence:
1 = Nut, 2 = Spacer, 3 = Underlay seal, 4 = Side panel, rear left, 5= Sealing ring, 6 = Cutting ring, 7 = Aerial
Do not fully tighten nut (1) yet.
Insert rubbert bushing (1) in holder (2).
Secure holder (2) with M 6 x 12 bolt, cup spring and nut.
Tighten nut with wrench provided.
Unscrew the retaining bolts from the rear left seat.
Remove rear seat from car.
Take off door sill strip.
Detach carpet at door sill.
Remove screws and place trim in footwell.
Note: the cable and hose at the passenger compartment temperature sensor remain connected.
Run the aerial cable from the radio installation point to the aerial location, along the existing wiring harnesses. 1 = Aerial, 2 = Aerial socket on radio.
Connect aerial cable (1).
Connect aerial cable (1) to radio socket.
Install all items previously removed.
Important: it is particularly important for the lower telescopic section of the aerial always to be fully extended.
Note on aerial care: at regular intervals, the telescoping sections should be cleaned and lightly greased. Suitable cleaning and care products are available from BMW dealers.