D-Netz Car Telephone BMW 5 Series Touring E34/2

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BMW Installation Instructions

Intended for use in BMW dealer organisation only. Installation time: approx. 4 – 5 hours depending on the condition and level of equipment of the car.

Technical knowledge of the electrical system is required.

Note

The installation is described for the left-hand drive model. Certain work steps must be carried out in mirror-image fashion for the right-hand drive model.

In the case of vehicles fitted with a CD changer or a second battery, the SE unit is installed with the bracket (Order No.: 8413 8 360 704).

In the case of vehicles without a CD changer or second battery, bracket (Order No.: 8413 8 360 704) is necessary.

Tools and other equipment required

Phillips screwdriver
Socket wrenches A/F 8 mm, 10 mm
Screwdriver for slotted screws
1/2″ drive socket A/F 16 mm
1/4” reversible ratchet
1/4” drive sockets A/F 7 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm
Side cutters
Hand-held lamp
1/2” reversible ratchet
1/2” extension
1/4” extension

Contents

Chapter

  1. Necessary Preliminary Work on Vehicle
  2. Overview of Supplementary Wiring Harnesses
  3. Overview of Supplementary Wiring Harnesses Layout
  4. Installing Transceiver Unit (only vehicles with second battery or CD changer)
  5. Installing Transceiver Unit (only vehicles without second battery or CD changer)
  6. Installing Supplementary Wiring Harnesses
  7. Installing Cover for Storage Tray (only for installation without eject box)
  8. Installing Eject Box (only for installation with eject box)
  9. Installing Additional Speaker (only for installation of hands-free facility)
  10. Installing Microphone (only for installation of hands-free facility)
  11. Templates for Installation of Microphone

1. Necessary Preliminary Work on Vehicle

Print out fault memory.
Disconnect battery.
Remove luggage compartment trim panel on left. Remove luggage compartment floor panel.
Remove jack retaining element.
Remove driver and passenger seats.
Remove rear seat bench.
Remove instrument trim panel on left.
Remove front left- and right-hand footwell trim panels. Remove left- and right-hand entrance strips.
Remove centre console.

2. Overview of Supplementary Wiring Harnesses

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Item Designation Wire colour Connection point in vehicle
A Telephone wiring harness
A1 Connector X18500 from transceiver H38 Transceiver H38 in rear left of luggage compartment
A2 8-pin black transceiver connector X400 8-pin black transceiver connector X400 In rear left under jack compartment
A3 4-pin black plug connector for hands-free facility 4-pin black plug connector of hands-free facility under rear of centre console
A4 8-pin connector for receiver Receiver in rear of centre console
B Supplementary wiring harness for eject box Only for installation of eject box
B1 8-pin black plug connector for power supply to eject box Cut 8-pin black plug-in connection X322 at distributor box and connect plug connector
B2 8-pin black plug connector for power supply to eject box Cut 8-pin black plug-in connection X322 at distributor box and connect plug connector
B3 10-pin plug connector for eject box A117 10-pin plug connector for eject box A117 in centre console
C Microphone wiring harness Only vehicles with hands-free facility
C1 8-pin black plug connector X18507 of B400 microphone brown and white B400 microphone in instrument panelling on left

 

Item Designation Wire colour Connection point In vehicle
C2 3-pin yellow plug connector for additional speaker wiring harness green, yellow and brown 3-pin yellow plug connector from additional speaker wiring harness under rear of centre console
C3 4-pin black plug connector from microphone wiring harness green, yellow, brown and white 4-pin black plug connector for hands-free

facility from telephone wiring harness under rear of centre console.

D Wiring harness for additional speaker Only for installation of hands-free facility
D1 3-pin yellow plug connector of additional speaker wiring harness green and yellow 3-pin yellow plug connector from microphone wiring harness under rear of centre console
D2 Plug connector of additional speaker, left green and yellow Front left-hand footwell speaker
D3 Plug connector of additional speaker, right green and yellow Front right-hand footwell speaker

3. Overview of Supplementary Wiring Harness Layout

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Telephone wiring harness A:

Lay from special equipment connector X400 and transceiver H38 along vehicle wiring harness through the feed-through sleeve into the vehicle interior and to the centre console.

Eject box wiring harness B:

Lay from special equipment connector X322 along the vehicle wiring harness to the rear of the centre console.

Microphone wiring harness C:

Lay from the rear of the centre console along the vehicle wiring harness to the B400 microphone in the instrument panelling on the driver side.

Additional speaker wiring harnesses D:

Lay from the rear of the centre console along the vehicle wiring harness to the footwell loudspeakers on the left and right.

4. Installing Transceiver Unit (only vehicles with second battery or CD changer)

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Fold back the cutout from the luggage compartment insulating mat (1) above the opening for the aerial cable duct (4) behind the left luggage compartment panelling and fasten bracket (2) with sheet-metal screws (3) as shown.

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Secure the transceiver unit holder (2) to the bracket (1) with oval-headed screws (3).

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Push the transceiver unit (2) into the transceiver unit holder (1) until it snaps into place.

Connect aerial connector (3) and branch A1 from telephone wiring harness A to transceiver unit (2).

As shown in the illustration, secure telephone wiring harness A with a cable strap (4) and lay along the vehicle wiring harness to the special equipment connector X400 below the jack compartment.

5. Installing Transceiver Unit (only vehicles without second battery or CD changer)

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Note

Ensure that the contact surface of the transceiver unit holder (1) is straight, otherwise the transceiver unit will not lock into the holder (1).

Position transceiver unit holder (1) as shown and drill holes for the hexagon screws (2).

Borehole diameter, 2.5 mm.

Secure transceiver unit (1) with hexagon sheet-metal screws (2).

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Push the transceiver unit (2) into the transceiver unit holder (1) until it snaps into place.

Attach branch A1 and aerial connector (3) to the transceiver unit (2).

Secure telephone wiring harness A with a cable strap (4) as shown and lay along the vehicle wiring harness to the special equipment connector X400 below the jack compartment.

6. Installing Supplementary Wiring Harnesses

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Attach branch A2 to the special equipment connector X400 (1) and lay the telephone wiring harness A along the vehicle wiring harness through the opening (3) into the passenger compartment to the rear of the centre console.

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Only for installation with eject box

Cut plug-in connection X322 (1) and connect branches B1 and B2 to the cut ends of connection X322 (1).

Lay the eject box wiring harness B along the vehicle wiring harness to the rear of the centre console.

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Only for vehicles with hands-free facility

Attach branch A3 of the telephone wiring harness A to branch C3 of the microphone wiring harness.

Attach branch C2 of the microphone wiring harness C to branch D1 of the additional speaker wiring harness D. Lay the microphone wiring harness C with branch C1 towards the front to the installation point of the B400 microphone in the instrument panelling.

Lay the additional speaker wiring harness D with branch D2 to the left-hand footwell speaker, and with branch D3 to the right-hand footwell speaker.

Use cable straps to secure the supplementary wiring harnesses.

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All vehicles

Insert fuse F40 (1) (7.5A) into the fuse carrier on the distributor box.

Only for vehicles with second battery

In the case of vehicles with a second battery, fuse F53 (30A) must be inserted in the fuse carrier at the second battery.

7. Installing Cover for Storage Tray (only for installation without eject box)

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Make the cutout (2) with the measurement a = 14 mm from the upper edge in the rear of the storage tray on the centre console (1).

Lay branch A4 through the cutout (2) into the storage tray and fit the centre console (1).

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Press the covering caps (3) into the receiver tray (2). As shown in the illustration, secure the receiver tray to (2) the mounting bracket (1) with screws (4).

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Secure the retainer (2) with the screw (3). As shown in the illustration, secure branch A4 to the bracket (1) with screws (4).

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Insert the bracket (2) towards the back of the storage tray in the direction indicated by the arrow, then press the bracket (2) down until it clicks into place in the centre console (1).

As shown in the illustration, connect the cable (3) for the receiver (4).

8. Installing Eject Box (only for installation with eject box)

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Make the cutout (2) with the measurement a = 14 mm from the upper edge in the rear of the storage tray on the centre console (1).

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As shown in the illustration, insert the retainer (2) for the eject box in the storage tray of the centre console (1) and mark the bore points (3). Take the retainer (2) for the eject box out of the storage tray and drill the marked holes (3) with a drilling diameter of 2.5 mm.

Lay branches A4 and B3 through the cutout in the storage tray and re-fit the centre console (1).

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Connect the 8-pin connector (3) of the ejector box A117 (1) with branch A4 and use screws (5) to secure it to the threaded inserts of the retainer (2).

Connect the 10-pin connector (4) of the ejector box A117 (1) with branch B3 and secure it to the connector bracket (6) of retainer (2).

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Warning!

Ensure that cables do not get caught!

Insert the retainer (1) in the storage tray and feed the connecting cable from the eject box (4) through the cutouts (3).

Use steel-plate screws (2) to secure the retainer (1) to the boreholes.

Insert the eject box (4) with retaining lugs (6) in the recesses (5) of the retainer (1), press downwards, and carefully push backwards until the retainer (1) clicks into place.

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Attach the cover (2) to the front of the eject box (1), and press backwards and down until it clicks into place.

Plug the connector of the receiver (3) into the connecting socket (4) and press the receiver (3) cable into the cable retainer (5).

9. Installing Additional Speaker (only for installation of hands-free facility)

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Remove the nuts (2) and take the old speaker (1) out of the side panelling.

In the same manner, install the new compound-coil speaker.

Attach the speaker cable and branches D2 and D3 of the hands-free facility to the speaker, and refit the side panelling and new speaker.

10. Installing Microphone (only for installation of hands-free facility)

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Notes

The illustration shows the installation for vehicles without ornamental wood trimming. In the case of vehicles with ornamental wood trimming, the cover (3) is no longer required. Otherwise, proceed in the same manner.

In the case of vehicles with ornamental wood trimming, it might be necessary to fit a new ornamental wood cover (see Parts Microfilm).

Warning!

Watch out for the cable behind the cutout (2).

As shown in the illustration, place the template (1) (see Page 10) on the instrument panelling, mark the cutout (2) and cut.

Insert the cover (3) and feed branch C1 (4) through the cutout (2).

Attach branch C1 (4) to the B400 microphone (5) and, bearing the installation position in mind (arrow to housing), press the microphone (5) into place.

Re-connect the battery.

Carry out a function test.

Reassemble the vehicle in reverse order.

Print out the fault memory.

11. Templates for Installation of Microphone

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Le gabarit original est fourni avec l’ensemble des pieces.

De originele mal bevindt zieh in de onderdelenset. Originalschabion ingär i delsatsen.

La maschera originale e acclusa al kit di montaggio.

El juego de piezas incluye la plantilla original.

O molde original e fornecido juntamente com o conjunto de pegas.

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Template E34

(with ornamental wood trimming)

Template E34

(without ornamental wood trimming)

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