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Forum: Navigation System 08-19-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,622
Posted By cocobill
Yes guys, please keep us informed because I have...

Yes guys, please keep us informed because I have the same problem with my screen too and it starts getting annoying.
How much does it cost?
Forum: Navigation System 05-26-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
I wish I knew! They might do it at VDO in...

I wish I knew! They might do it at VDO in Germany, but I have no contact details.
Have a look also at BMW, Porsche, Land Rover Instrument Cluster Repair MID LCD repair FOR the typical missing or...
Forum: Navigation System 05-21-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
Re-flashing the unit did not work for me. Maybe I...

Re-flashing the unit did not work for me. Maybe I will try with version 31 this time...
I will also have an extensive look at all cabling and connectors this weekend.
Forum: Navigation System 05-19-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
No, not always. It shows only when it has been...

No, not always. It shows only when it has been idle for some hours. This is normal as fas as I know. My screen will not raise only if the car has sat for more than 24hours. It never happened to be...
Forum: Navigation System 05-17-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
You see, I'm not sure that the motor is to blame....

You see, I'm not sure that the motor is to blame.
It seems to me that if the problem is of an electro-mechanical nature, its behavior ought to be constant, doing the same thing every time the...
Forum: Navigation System 05-17-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
My menu screen states 4-1/00 and on the service...

My menu screen states 4-1/00 and on the service menu -> navi / graphic element the SW level is 1000.
So, I assume that I have version 32 already installed?
Forum: Navigation System 05-14-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
Yes, probably. Replacement is the dealer's way. ...

Yes, probably. Replacement is the dealer's way.

I also noticed that by opening the trunk door, the red light of the mk4 unit is steady at the beginning and after a couple of minutes it begins to...
Forum: Navigation System 05-13-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
The thing is that this behavior is not constant....

The thing is that this behavior is not constant. Sometime it happens and now, for almost a week, it runs fine! I first noticed it with cold weather. Over the last week the temperatures have been...
Forum: Navigation System 05-10-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Navigation System 03-01-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By cocobill
X3 screen will not open up

I trust your knowledge. This is weird...
I have retrofitted in my 2008 X3 the complete navigation kit with MK4 unit, CID and the flip monitor. For those not familiar with the X3 screen, it has a...
Forum: Navigation System 01-25-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By cocobill
Hi Pete. I also own an E83 in which I...

Hi Pete.

I also own an E83 in which I retrofitted the navigation system in June. I have the same monitor and I experienced the same problem (monitor rarely will not flip up when starting the car)....
Forum: Navigation System 06-24-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
Great news! I think my case is solved. I have...

Great news! I think my case is solved. I have managed to code the mk4 to color and everything works as expected for the time being.
Thanks to everyone for the suggestions. Without your help (...and...
Forum: Navigation System 06-23-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
OK, I also found a white cable with a red line...

OK, I also found a white cable with a red line and yellow dots in the blue connector of the mk4 unit. Should I tap this wire to connect to the i-bus pin of the reslers interface? Also, is it safe to...
Forum: Navigation System 06-22-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
While trying to find an i-bus connection on my...

While trying to find an i-bus connection on my X3, I have found this plug (in the center armrest) which looks like the one to connect the resler's interface, please see attached pic. It seems though...
Forum: Navigation System 06-17-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
@ kostasbmw - You have pm from me.

@ kostasbmw - You have pm from me.
Forum: Navigation System 06-15-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
I'll have a look at the language file and let you...

I'll have a look at the language file and let you know if I find something strange by PM.
Forum: Navigation System 06-15-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
I have to say I'm very impressed by the expertise...

I have to say I'm very impressed by the expertise in this forum.
Thank you so much guys. I think I'll try the safe way to persuade my dealer to due the coding to color using the info on the thread...
Forum: Navigation System 06-14-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
Wow!!! That's simply amazing. Thank you very much...

Wow!!! That's simply amazing. Thank you very much especially to Jochen for the expert advice and the rest of the members that have contributed. I hope this coding will solve my troubles, as the...
Forum: Navigation System 06-14-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
Interesting... Coding the MK4 unit to color will...

Interesting... Coding the MK4 unit to color will "wake-up" the CID unit and screen? I thought that coding the MK4 from mono to color was a secondary task. Wouldn't I be able to see some picture on...
Forum: Navigation System 06-13-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
Thanks very much for your reply Brian. The...

Thanks very much for your reply Brian.

The dealer says that the problem lies 95 % in the CID /CD player because he could not have power or data on the unit even though he could "see" the CID unit...
Forum: Navigation System 06-12-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,359
Posted By cocobill
Another [email protected] story about a nav retrofit - help please..

Hello,

I am asking for some help regarding this situation that I am "stuck" in.

I am in a really frustrating situation while trying to retrofit a used navigation system (bought through e[email protected]) to...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 06-04-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,121
Posted By cocobill
Hi Zormic, I am waiting for my iPhone...

Hi Zormic,

I am waiting for my iPhone snap-in adapter to arrive by mail, so I will let you know how it works out soon. Mind that you will most probably need the eject box as well if your iphone is...
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