Quickly Unlock and Reset the REGION Code of your BMW Business CD CD53 Radio
This video demonstrates how to reset, code the REGION and calibrate the PLAYBACK features of your BMW Business CD Radio. The unit I'm resetting is a Feb 2006 Alpine BMW Business CD53 Radio BMW Parts Number 65 12 6 961 215 that has MP3, HD Radio, Sirius Satellite Radio, and iPod Data/Auxillary Capabilities. This unit was ordered online but came set for another region. If your radio came like this unit did you will need to follow the steps in this video to unlock, reset and code your radio to your region. You can also see hidden information (like the production date and SV number) on the radio as well as set your antenna sensitivity and play around with your DSP settings.
This will work for all year BMW Business CD53 and CD radios found on the 3 series and X3 vehicles as well as other BMW vehicles.
There have been a number of posts on the Service Mode settings. Here is a summary of what I have seen:
AREA - self explanatory (EUR,USA, JAP, etc)
AF - Alternate frequency feature which automatically finds and can switch to a stronger station with same programming. (off, Auto, Autonopi, Man. Not used in USA broadcasts) see:http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...19&postcount=6
SN - serial number
SV - firmware version and date in week-year format
RI - Supposedly revision index, but never seen specifics on it.
GAL - speed dependent volume sensitivity
AM or FM - Displays current frequency and Field strength for signal
DSP 0 V 15 - Identifies presence of DSP (0/1, 0 for E46) and current output volume setting
TP-V Volume offset for traffic alert programming (Not used in USA Area) see: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...50&postcount=2
Unlock and TEST your BMW E46 3 Series OBC Hidden Functions DIY
Follow me as I check my Battery Voltage to see if I need a new battery or
Instructions to access the hidden OBC functions:
1. Hold Trip Reset while turning ignition key to on position
2. OBC should show "Test"
3. Use Trip Reset to select function 19.0 that unlocks all the features
3. Wait for display to show "Off"
4. Depress Trip Reset for 1/4 second and release it
5. With no delay press Trip Reset several times to select one of the
following function s
BMW E46 On-Board Computer (OBC) Hidden Codes
# - example description
1 - Car Engine and cluster data
1.0 - 46nnn Chassis nr/VIN serial number (last 5 digits)
1.1 - 4nnn K-number
1.2 - 690236 Cluster Part #
1.3 - 045210 Coding (04)/diagnosis (52)/bus index (10)
1.4 - 1200 Week (12)/year of manufacture (2000)
1.5 - 09_160 Hardware (09) and software # (16.0) of cluster
1.6 - Not used
1.7 - 04__44 CAN-version (04) KI-revision index (44)
2 - (test) Cluster System Test - Activates the gauge drivers,
indicators and LEDs to confirm function
3 - SI Data
3.0 - 1098 Used fuel in liters since last SI (Service Inspection)
3.1 - 0231 Periodic inspection days; elapsed days (since last SI)
4 - Momentary Consumption
4.0 - 0145+ Instant fuel consumption - 0145=14.5 liters/100km
4.1 - 0018 Instant fuel consumption - 0018=1.8 l/Hour
5 - Distance Gone Consumption
5.0 - 082 Average mileage; 082=8.2 liters/100km
5.1 - 0536 Calc. km to refuel (momentary distance to go)
6 - Fuel Level sensor inputs in liters
6.0 - 109330+ Fuel level averaged; Left half sensor input=10.9 liters;
Right sensor input=33.0 liters
6.1 - 0439+ Total tank level averaged; vlgs 6.0: 10.9+33.0=43.9 liters
6.2 - 0442+ Indicated value (44.2) and tank phase
7 - Temperature and Speed
7.0 - 021+ Coolant/Engine temperature (2.1C)
7.1 - 130 Ambient/Outside temperature - chg met 5 pts. 125/130/135
7.2 - + Engine speed / Current RPMs 1/min
7.3 - + Vehicle speed / Current Speed in km/hour
8 - Input value in HEX form
8.0 - 1d0+ System voltage ADC-Value Hex code
8.1 - 26C33C+ ADC Values HG left/HG right
8.2 - 0000 ADC Value brake degradation sensor (000=o.k.)
8.3 - 18C ADC Value outside temperature
9 - Battery
9.0 - 140 Battery Voltage - 140 = UB 14.0v
9.1 - 242013+?
9.2 - 074_78+?
10 - Not used
11 - Not used
12 - Not used
13 - Gong Test
14 - Not used
15 - Status cluster I/O-ports (bit codes) 0=low; 1=high
1st-belt contact, seat belt fastened=0; 2) ignition lock contact, key
inserted=0; 3) door contact, door open=0; 4) clock button pressed=0; 5) SI
reset=0, for reset=0; 6) EGS transmission failure=0
Status Digital Outputs (bits) 0=inactive, 1=active
1) Gong output; 2) Brake warning lamp; 3) Low fuel warning lamp; 4) EGA
lamp; 5) seat belt lamp; 6) manipulation dot
16 - Not used
17 - Not used
18 - Not used
19 - Lock Status; unlocks functions in range 3-18
19.0 - L-On/L-Off Unlock: press button when "L-Off"
20 - Not used
21 - Software Reset; reset OBC settings
00 - End of test
BMW 325i Ugly Hazy Headlight Restoration by Headlight Restoration Service Florida
This BMW 325i headlights restoration took a doing. These headlights had
passed the yellow stage gone through the hazy cloudy stage of oxidation.
They were among the worst headlights that we have ever restore. Never the
less we were able to give these headlights a new look after our headlight
restoration service. Fixmyheadlights.com have been restoring headlights in
south Florida in the Miami Dade, Broward county area for the past 3 years.
The headlights in this video were restored in Lauderhill Florida close to
Coral Springs Tamarac and Sunrise. Mr Parks was very happy and pleased with
our headlight restoration service. His headlights in a like new look
condition dramatically improved the appearance of his car and also
increased his SAFETY as well.
Changing The Power Steering Filter & Fluid On A BMW
Watch how easy it is to change the power steering filter/reservoir and
flush the power steering fluid on your BMW. Bavarian Otto shows you how to
do it yourself and save hundreds of dollars over what a dealer would
charge. Everything you need for the job is available in our online store at
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BMW E46 3 series Front Brake Replacement
View BMW Repair Tech Tips - follow this link:
This video shows the steps to replacing the Front Brakes on your E46 3
Series, this video would also pertain to most every other BMW model
equipped with Factory Original Brake Calipers and Rotors.
GTA Car Kits - BMW 5 Series (E39) 1997-2003 install of iPhone, Ipod, AUX and MP3
installation instruction for iPhone, iPod, AUX, mp3 adapter into factory
stereo of BMW 5-series (E39) 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001,2002 and 2003
model years. After installing the car kit you would be able to listen to
your music player or iPhone with crystal clear sound through your factory
stereo speakers and control your music through controls on the factory
radio and steering wheel.
BMW Serpentine Belt Replacement
Save hundreds of dollars by replacing your BMW's or MINI's serpentine belt
yourself. Bavarian Otto show you how in this easy-to-follow video. All the
parts you need are available at http://www.bavauto.com/
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DIY E46 OEM BMW RADIO
Como instalar Radio BMW OEM 2 Din
How to instal BMW 2 din BMW Radio
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Pt 1/2: BMW E46 3 Series '98-2006 - iPod / iPhone Kit - Mediabridge / DUO Install Guide
http://www.bavsound.com/ | Part 1/2. This video covers the complete process
for installing a DICE Mediabridge or DUO Multimedia Kit and Bluetooth
Microphone in an E46 3 Series BMW (other late model BMWs are similar but we
release specific videos all the time). Simple to install these kits provide
iPod/iPhone connectivity, Bluetooth voice and music streaming, USB input,
Aux Input and Satellite Radio (in the case of the DUO, iPhone/iPod and Sat
Radio Only) in your 3 Series or M3.
Replace BMW Fuel Filter
http://www.AutoWerksofAmerica.com - Replacing a BMW fuel filter is easily
done with a few simple tools and a little instruction. Some
recommendations: Do this job when the fuel tank is nearly empty and use
some kind of pan to catch the remaining fuel in the filter.
Consider replacing some of the rubber hose and rusty hose clamps when you
perform a BMW fuel filter change.
BMW Key Initialization Procedure
This procedure will work for all keys that are not the square style key.
This is the full procedure on how to initialize your old or new keys or to
add a key to the vehicle. This would be for 3 series, 5 series, X3, X5, and