S3com D-Network Car Telephone BMW 5 Series E34

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BMW Installation Instructions

For use in the BMW dealer organisation only. Installation time is approx. 2 to 3 hours, though this may vary depending on the condition of the vehicle and its fittings.

Knowledge of electrical systems is required.

Note

Instructions and illustrations are given for left-hand drive models. Certain work steps must be carried out in mirror-image fashion for right-hand drive models. The aerial cable in the installation kit is designed for E34/2 cars (touring) with side-panel aerial; for the E34 cars (saloon), other aerial cables must be used:

E34 (saloon) with the aerial stuck to the window:

950 mm aerial cable Order No. 8454 9 405 561 E34 (saloon) with side-panel aerial:

4280 mm aerial cable Order No.: 8454 9 405 809 This installation kit is equipped under the assumption that a BMW telephone console will be used.

Designed for operation with the BMW car telephone (optional extra) only.

Tools and materials required
Phillips screwdriver
Socket wrenches, 8 mm, 10 mm A/F
Regular screwdriver
1/2″ drive socket, 16 mm A/F
Ratchet with 1/4″ drive
1/4″ drive socket, 10 mm A/F
Hand drill
Side-cutting pliers
Electric torch
Ratchet with 1/2″ drive
1/2″ extension 1/4″ extension Press-out tool 5 mm twist drill bit

Contents

Chapter

  1. Necessary Preliminary Work on Vehicle
  2. Overview of Supplementary Wiring Harnesses
  3. Overview for Laying Supplementary Wiring Harnesses
  4. Installing FSE (Hands-Free Facility) Speaker
  5. Installing Connection Box
  6. Installing Microphone
  7. Installing Supplementary Wiring Harnesses
  8. Installing Car-Phone Mount
  9. Coding
  10. Templates for Installing Microphone

1. Necessary Preliminary Work on Vehicle

Print out fault memory.
Disconnect battery.
Remove front left seat.
Remove rear seat bench and rear seat backrest. Remove lower instrument panel covering on driver’s side.
Remove footwell panel on driver’s side.
Remove footwell speaker on driver’s side.
Remove left entrance strips.
Remove centre console.
Remove radio.

2. Overview of Supplementary Wiring Harnesses

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Item Version/designation Cable colour Connection location in vehicle Short design./ plug-in station
1 Jack housing At pressed-out jack contacts of radio connector X18126
A Adapter cable for connection box
A1 Jack connector 3.5 mm/output FSE-LA white/brown Connection box on driver’s side
A2 4-pin white jack housing/power supply Connection box on driver’s side
A3 8-pin black pin housing/power supply Branch B1 under centre console, front X11336
B Power-supply cable
B1 8-pin black jack housing/power supply Branch A3 under centre console, front X11336
B2 Connector with double stop/mute white/brown Radio connector X18126/4
B3 Connector with double stop/term. R violet/white Radio connector X18126/5
B4 Connector with double stop/term. 30 red/white Radio connector X18126/9
B5 Connector with double stop/term. 31 brown Radio connector X18126/15
Item Version/designation Cable colour Connection location in vehicle Short design./ plug-in station
C Microphone cable
C1 Jack connector 2.5 mm Connection box on driver’s side
C2 4-pin black jack housing/microphone yellow/brown Microphone B400 in centre console X18507
D FSE-LA cable
D1 Jack contact FSE-LA+ yellow Branch B1 under centre console, front X11336/8
D2 Jack contact FSE-LA- brown Branch B1 under centre console, front X11336/4
D3 Flat-pin contact FSE-LA+ yellow FSE-LA, driver’s side X18515/2
D4 Flat-pin contact FSE-LA- brown FSE-LA, driver’s side X18515/1

3. Overview for Laying Supplementary Wiring Harnesses

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Note

The illustration shows a left-hand drive model. Certain work steps must be carried out in mirror-image fashion for right-hand drive models.

Connection box (1)

Install connection box (1) below instrument panel covering on driver’s side.

Connecting cable (2) for car phone

Lay connecting cable (2) for car phone with aerial connection to centre console.

Aerial cable (3)

Connect aerial cable (3) to existing aerial cable of side- panel aerial and lay forwards to centre console.

Note

The aerial cable in the installation kit is designed for E34/2 cars (touring) with side-panel aerial; other aerial cables must be used for E34 cars (saloon) – see Note on Page 1.

Adapter cable A for connection box

Lay from connection box (1) below instrument panel covering on driver’s side to centre console by selector or gear lever.

Power-supply cable B

Lay from radio connector X18126 to centre console by selector or gear lever.

Microphone cable C

Lay from connection box (1) below instrument panel covering on driver’s side to microphone B400 below instrument panel covering on driver’s side.

FSE-LA cable D

Lay from centre console by selector or gear lever to FSE speaker on driver’s side.

4. Installing FSE (Hands-Free Facility) Speaker

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Remove nuts (2) and detach present speaker (1) from side panelling. Install FSE speaker.

Attach speaker cable and branch D3, cable colour yellow, and branch D4, cable colour brown, to plug in contacts of FSE speaker.

Lay FSE-LA cable D with branches D1 and D2 to centre console.

Install side panels with the double-coil speakers. Install footwell panelling on driver’s side.

5. Installing Connection Box

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Connect adapter cable A with branches A1 and A2 and microphone cable C with branch C1 to connection box (1).

Attach sheet-metal nuts (2) to retaining lugs of connection box (1).

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The connection box (1) is secured to the existing securing point (2) of the footwell panelling (5) and through the bore (3), which must be drilled. For this purpose, the sheet-metal nut must be removed from the securing point (2) on the footwell panelling (5). Position connection box (1) as shown on footwell panelling (5), mark and drill borehole (3).

Bore diameter 5 mm.

Insert connection box (1) and secure with sheet-metal screws (4). Lay connecting cable (6) for car phone and adapter cable A to centre console.

Lay microphone cable C to installation location of microphone B400 in instrument panel covering in area of centre console.

6. Installing Microphone

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Note

The microphone (5) is provided with a signal-red sticker.

The illustration shows installation for vehicles without fine-wood fittings. For vehicles with fine-wood fittings, the cover (3) is not required; otherwise, the procedure is the same.

For vehicles with fine-wood fittings, install new fine- wood cover as per Spare Parts Catalogue.

Important

Take care not to damage cable behind cut-out (2).

Position template (1) as shown in illustration on instrument panel covering, mark cut-out (2) and cut out. Insert cover (3) and pass branch C2 (4) through cut-out (2).

Attach branch C2 (4) on microphone B400 (5) and press microphone B400 (5) into place, taking into account the installation position (arrow on housing).

7. Installing Supplementary Wiring Harnesses

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Press out jack contact to plug-in station no. 4, cable colour white/brown, from radio connector X18126 (1) and press in branch B2, cable colour white/brown. Connect pressed-out jack contact to branch B2 with 1 -pin jack housing provided.

Press out jack contact to plug-in station no. 5, cable colour violet/white, from radio connector X18126 (1) and press in branch B3, cable colour violet/white. Connect pressed-out jack contact to branch B3 with 1-pin jack housing provided.

Press out jack contact to plug-in station no. 9, cable colour red/white, from radio connector X18126 (1) and press in branch B4, cable colour red/white. Connect pressed-out jack contact to branch B4 with 1 -pin jack housing provided.

Press out jack contact to plug-in station no. 15, cable colour brown, from radio connector X18126 (1) and press in branch B5, cable colour brown. Connect pressed-out jack contact to branch B5 using 1 -pin jack housing provided.

Lay power-supply cable B with branch B1 downwards to centre console by selector or gear lever.

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Press in branch D1, cable colour yellow, to plug-in station no. 8 of branch B1 X11336.

Press in branch D2, cable colour brown, to plug-in station no. 4 of branch B1 X11336.

Connect branch B1 with branch A3 and tie back.

Note

The aerial cable in the installation kit is designed for E34/2 cars (touring) with side-panel aerial. For E34 cars (saloon), other aerial cables must be used – see Note on Page 1.

Connect existing aerial cable of side-panel aerial with coupling provided to aerial cable from installation kit, lay forwards to centre console and attach to aerial connection of car-phone connecting cable.

Install centre console.

8. Installing Car-Phone Mount

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Secure mount (2) for car phone with sheet-metal screws (3) on console (1) and pass connector (4) as far out of centre console as to ensure that the phone can be easily inserted in and removed from the mount (2).

Connect battery.

Carry out test for correct operation.

Reinstall all parts that have been removed in reverse sequence.

Print out fault memories.

9. Coding

10. Templates for Installing Microphone

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Template for E34 (with fine-wood fittings)
Template for E34 (without fine-wood fittings)

Coding is not applicable to this system.

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