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      01-19-2013, 04:38 PM   #1
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SOS!!!!!

Somebody help me cuz I just got a MSG on the screen saying....SOS call malfunction...wth I didn't even call no SOS lol why is this????
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Somebody help me cuz I just got a MSG on the screen saying....SOS call malfunction...wth I didn't even call no SOS lol why is this????
Anything else? Electronic failures, etc?
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      01-19-2013, 05:34 PM   #3
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No nothing just the fact that my phone was paired now I can't seem to figure out why it isn't anymore;( so messing with that issue is when I started getting those messages...ugh!!!!
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Ok so I think I got it corrected if anybody has issues later this is what you gotta do: 1. Push both eject buttons on cd and DVD plus cd vol control button at same time. This reinitializes computer. 2. When computer comes back on delete phone and then pair it again. It will be like new money "no more messages"!!!!
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I tried this but method but no success?! Anything else I could do?!
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I tried this but method but no success?! Anything else I could do?!
Not sure all I did was reboot the system delete all the phones paired and then reinstall the phones. It worked for me the first time. Haven't had any problems since. Try it again
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Mine used to do this and would eventually reset itself if I drove a little while. The bad news is that this was one of the first symptoms I had of my CCC failing. Eventually the CCC just died and I had to have it replaced. I hope that's not what's going on with yours.
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Mine used to do this and would eventually reset itself if I drove a little while. The bad news is that this was one of the first symptoms I had of my CCC failing. Eventually the CCC just died and I had to have it replaced. I hope that's not what's going on with yours.
Yeah I haven't had anymore problems fingers crossed
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I can't delete any numbers off the iDrive system since none exists. It clearly has something to do with me installing an MS-8, mids and tweets and a trunk subwoofer.

Need to examine connections more carefully!

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I can't delete any numbers off the iDrive system since none exists. It clearly has something to do with me installing an MS-8, mids and tweets and a trunk subwoofer.

Need to examine connections more carefully!

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Well yeah that could be ur problem. Hope u get it figured out
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Just realised my PDC gong is also no longer audible.. have told my installer who will check it soon. I'll let you know the outcome once it's been dealt with.

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Just realised my PDC gong is also no longer audible.. have told my installer who will check it soon. I'll let you know the outcome once it's been dealt with.

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Yep I got my ears to the ground lol hope all is good n don't hurt ya pockets...

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Had this problem when my 06 325i was new, dealer did a firmware upgrade and solved the problem.
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Had this problem when my 06 325i was new, dealer did a firmware upgrade and solved the problem.
Oh yeah so no problems since???
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When the SOS malfunction came on, did your radio work?
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When the SOS malfunction came on, did your radio work?
Yes everything was working except the Bluetooth
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If everything works but the Bluetooth then you need to replace the tcu module. Mine went out this past summer and haven't replaced it as i can live without it. New one costs about $700+
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If everything works but the Bluetooth then you need to replace the tcu module. Mine went out this past summer and haven't replaced it as i can live without it. New one costs about $700+
Mine working fine since I rebooted but for that kinda cash I'm like u just do without!!!
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If everything works but the Bluetooth then you need to replace the tcu module. Mine went out this past summer and haven't replaced it as i can live without it. New one costs about $700+
Mine working fine since I rebooted but for that kinda cash I'm like u just do without!!!
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Oh yeah so no problems since???
Pulled my BMW dealers service receipt from 5/23/2006 on this issue. This is what was written on the explanationon of repair. Looks like the replaced the shark fin antenna.

Radio and TCU Firmware update...., A - bata Flash-G 841607 Erroneous Inactivecive Warn Message, B - 841006-note2 BMW Assist * Bluet IN-OP - TCU FC #A351-A383, C - bata hard-C 841707 SOS Inactive Warning Message, No Com... with TCU

Parts Discription; 1 - Antenna sedan ......................... $ Warranty


Have not had any problems since!
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Oh yeah so no problems since???
Pulled my BMW dealers service receipt from 5/23/2006 on this issue. This is what was written on the explanationon of repair. Looks like the replaced the shark fin antenna.

Radio and TCU Firmware update...., A - bata Flash-G 841607 Erroneous Inactivecive Warn Message, B - 841006-note2 BMW Assist * Bluet IN-OP - TCU FC #A351-A383, C - bata hard-C 841707 SOS Inactive Warning Message, No Com... with TCU

Parts Discription; 1 - Antenna sedan ......................... $ Warranty


Have not had any problems since!
Whoa English please lol well I'm glad it worked out good!!! I was able to just reboot mine n seems good
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Great no $$$ spent, hope it was just a glitch. My 325 was a 10/25/2005 build and by mid 2006 they have all of the quarks worked out. Didn't really mind, when it was in the shop they keep on putting me in a 550i, which lead to the 06 M5, guess they knew what they were doing!
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