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Window – Integrated Aerial Amplifiers BMW 3 Series E36/3

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Installation Instructions

Window – Integrated Aerial Amplifiers BMW 3 Series E36/3

Specialised knowledge is required.

Installation time is approx . 1 hour, though this may vary depending on the condition of the vehicle and its fittings.

Note

All work is shown on a left-hand drive model.

Take care to ensure that the cables are not kinked or crushed when being installed in the vehicle.

Tools and materials required

Regular screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver 1/2″ ratchet
1/2″ extension
1/2″ drive socket, 8 mm, 10 mm
A/F Ring spanner, 10 mm, 13 mm NF
Open-jawed spanner, 10 mm, 13 mm NF

Contents

Chapter

  1. Vehicle Preparation/Removal
  2. Aerial Overview
  3. Laying Aerial Cable
  4. Installing AM Aerial Amplifier
  5. Installing Stopper Circuit in Luggage­ Compartment Door
  6. Installing FM Aerial Amplifier in Luggage­ Compartment Door

1. Vehicle Preparation/Removal

  1. Print out fault memory
  2. Disconnect battery
  3. Remove front left seat
  4. Remove left entrance strip (front/rear)
  5. Remove rear seat and left side upholstery

Aerial Overview

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  1. Rear-window aerial
  2. Side-window aerial
  3. AM aerial amplifier
  4. FM aerial amplifier
  5. Connecting cable for aerial amplifier
  6. Radio aerial cable
  7. Power supply from radio main wiring harness
  8. Stopper circuit connection (white) +
  9. Stopper circuit connection (black) –
  10.  Connector for rear-window heating +
  11. Connector for rear-window heating –
  12.  Earth support for stopper circuit

Laying Aerial Cable

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Open cover (1) and remove reversing lamp cover (2). Release Phillips screw (3) and remove 0-column panelling (4).

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Remove Phillips screw (1) and cover (3). Remove panelling (2).

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Release Phillips screws (1) and remove grill (2). Remove Phillips screws (3) and mounting bracket (4).

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Lay aerial cable (1) from installation location of aerial amplifier to radio at front.

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Unscrew hexagon nuts (1). Remove rear wiring harness cover (2, 3) and insert aerial cable (4).

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Lay aerial cable (1) under ventilation shaft (2) to installation location of radio.

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Lay aerial cable (1) under carpet of front left seat to installation location of radio and secure with cable straps (2).

Installing AM Aerial Amplifier

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Secure AM aerial amplifier (1) with hexagon screw (2) and tooth lock washer (3).

Plug in socket housing (4) located on the radio wiring harness.

Screw on aerial cable (5) and fit connecting cable (6).

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Install cable holder (1) and insert connector (2) of side­ window aerial in amplifier (3).

Installing Stopper Circuit in Luggage- Compartment Door

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Remove rivets (1).

Remove luggage-compartment door panelling (2, 3, 4, 5).

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Detach left connection (1) and right connection from rear-window heater.

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Cut connecting cable for rear-window heater on left side (1) (positive terminal) and on right side (4) (negative terminal) as shown in illustration. Crimp pin contacts (2) onto both ends of connecting cable.

Install white 1-pin housing (3) on connecting cable (1) and black 1-pin housing (5) on connecting cable (4).

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Secure earth connection (1) of stopper circuit with Phillips screw (2) and tooth lock washer (3) to luggage compartment door . Connect socket housings (7, 9) with pin housings (8, 10) as appropriate.

Join cable (4) of stopper circuit with cable (11) of rear­ window heater and secure with cable holders (6). Lay cable (5) of stopper circuit in cable holders (6) on left side.

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Join cable (1) of stopper circuit with cable (2) of rear­ window heater and secure in cable holders (3).

Installing FM Aerial Amplifier in Luggage-Compartment Door

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Remove ceiling strip (1).

Lay connecting cable (2) to FM aerial amplifier in D-column (3) to bore (4).

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Withdraw protective sleeve (1). Lay connecting cable

(2) to installation location of FM amplifier and secure in cable holders (3).

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Secure FM aerial amplifier (1) with hexagon screw (3) and tooth lock washer (2).

Insert connecting cable (4) and rear-window aerial cable (5) in FM aerial amplifier (1).
Reinstall all removed parts in reverse sequence.


This article was last modified on October 26, 2017, 12:26 pm

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