Home Forums Articles How To's FAQ Register
Go Back   Xoutpost.com > Electronics > Bluetooth
Arnott
User Name
Password
Member List Premier Membership Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Xoutpost server transfer and maintenance is occurring....
Xoutpost is currently undergoing a planned server migration.... stay tuned for new developments.... sincerely, the management


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-26-2007, 09:47 PM
Johnnya's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Montreal
Posts: 33
Johnnya is on a distinguished road
Wrong mic connector

As I was trying to retrofit the BT kit on my SAV, I was not able to find the right connector for the micropohone, the only available connector in the overhead is a 6 pin connector and not the 3 one. I removed the Homelink module, the alarm module and I only found this white 6 pin connector and not the 3 pin one to fit the mic.

Do I have the wrong mic ?

Last edited by Johnnya; 09-27-2007 at 10:47 AM.
Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links

  #2  
Old 09-29-2007, 04:38 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: UK
Posts: 84
sportypants is on a distinguished road
I had a similar issue. I had to run a new mic wire from martin at bimmernav. I posted a tutorial if you search my posts.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-10-2007, 10:02 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Austin
Posts: 289
ambishop is on a distinguished road
All X5s prewired for phone have the microphone. Sometimes they are just hidden. I have seen them taped in the wrong place before, but they are always there. Typically they are taped to the other wires near the rear side of that access panel
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-07-2008, 05:39 AM
ccfj1's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: The UK.
Posts: 1,931
ccfj1 is on a distinguished road
No, the MIC has a 3 pin connector, If it's not prewired,

Have a look here (plug 2, I think)

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...80&hg=61&fg=15
__________________
Sept 03, M3, Silver Grey. Retro-fits: Modded Mk4 DVD Drive, OEM Bluetooth, VR Control, Rainbow Speaker Upgrade, Sony SOT Amp, HK Sub, CCFL, Intravee II, NightMode.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-08-2008, 01:28 PM
bscarlett's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posts: 163
bscarlett is on a distinguished road
I retrofitted both my E39 and E53 with BT. On my X5, the mic wire was not present where it should be. My dealership explained that the factory will sometimes leave the wire hidden up in the headliner, they pulled it down for me and I completed the install.
__________________
2011 550xi Carbon Black/Oyster, M-Sport, Premium Package, Technology Package, Electronic Damper Control, Dynamic Drive, Comfort Access, Active Seats, Surround Cameras

2013 X5 5.0 Space Grey/Black, M-Sport, Premium Package, Technology Package, Comfort Access, Surround Cameras
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-18-2008, 02:19 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Austin
Posts: 289
ambishop is on a distinguished road
right. Take a look at the other wiring that is located up in the overhead console. It is most likely taped down to the other wires.

In the X3 they use a little bit of hot glue to glue it to the roof.
In the X5 they use tape to tape it to the other wires- sometimes as far over as near the sun shades mounting screw
in the E39 5 series they use a small clip on the left side to clip the wires up and out of the way.
In the Convertible 3 series sometimes the wires are pushed forward towards where the wires are located for the rear view mirror (yes near the glass windsheild)

All of these efforts are done in prewired cars to keep the wires from rattling around when driving. Obviously when the wires are plugged into the mic it is a non issue but when not plugged in they try to keep them from bouncing around on the roof
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:26 PM.
vBulletin, Copyright 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
2017 Xoutpost.com. All rights reserved. Xoutpost.com is a private enthusiast site not associated with BMW AG.
The BMW name, marks, M stripe logo, and Roundel logo as well as X3, X5 and X6 designations used in the pages of this Web Site are the property of BMW AG.
This web site is not sponsored or affiliated in any way with BMW AG or any of its subsidiaries.