E90Post
 


GT Haus
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > AUDIO/VIDEO + BLUETOOTH + Electronics/Alarm/Software > after market head unit ...



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-14-2011, 08:01 PM   #1
BigLeagueChew
New Member
 
Drives: 330i
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Alabama

Posts: 6
iTrader: (0)

after market head unit ...

Just bought a 06'model 330i it had an after market head unit in it and now a sensor signal came on for the wheel angle sensor. BMW tells carmax sensor will not calibrate nor will the light out with this head unit installed. Carmax, which is where I bought the car, says they are going to try one more type of programming to see if they can get the radio to work. They have already tried one type of programming and it failed. Are chances any better with this "different type" of programming? Anyone ever heard of this? What are my chances of getting to keep the after market unit? Should I just give in and let them install a BMW radio? If so,what kind of BMW unit would you guys suggest? Meaning, do I have to get a 2006 model BMW radio or can a brand new 2011-12 model fit the car? They owe me some consideration because they have had the car now 11 days and counting. The car does not have I-Drive. Any thoughts or suggestions are greatly appreciated. I love this car!

Last edited by BigLeagueChew; 09-14-2011 at 08:18 PM.
BigLeagueChew is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-14-2011, 08:03 PM   #2
jbimmer3
Captain
 
jbimmer3's Avatar
 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Layton, UT

Posts: 876
iTrader: (3)

You can buy a used radio, get the car coded to fix the problem. Then put the aftermarket back in. Kind of a pain in the ass. In the future you could relocate the stock radio to the truck so coding can always be done and you will be able to use your aftermarket all the time.
__________________

Car pics HERE
jbimmer3 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-14-2011, 10:15 PM   #3
ctuna
Brigadier General
 
Drives: 325xi 06 wagon MT
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Santa Cruz, Ca

Posts: 4,014
iTrader: (0)

That's why people do this

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...hlight=dynavin
ctuna is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

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
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:01 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST