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luker669 10-02-2011 01:03 PM

aux-in
 
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I won't bore you with the install of taking the radio out ,there are plenty of threads on that. If you are like me and think the aux-in in the glove box is in a stupid spot , you should like this. I ran the Wires under the center counsel and came up in the center arm rest .Also at the same time I ran 12V to have aux power ports. Very easy to do ,bought some material at hobby lobby to match 2.50 cents and the spray adhesive was 7 bucks at autozone. The aux-power plugs were 8 bu8cks each.I cut the corner of a old tool plastic tool box to make the piece inside the arm rest.

bigtyme562 10-02-2011 04:05 PM

looks good

TimDogg 10-03-2011 03:06 AM

now THAT's "PRO"
:thumbup:

luker669 10-04-2011 10:27 PM

thx

amanra 10-10-2011 09:29 AM

Looks great any chance you can put up a DIY on how you ran the wires through the center console?

stevelee203 12-21-2011 02:46 PM

well my don't have AUX
how can i add this AUX to my car radio system?

hipertec 12-27-2011 09:09 PM

hoping you can share or link to a thread on how to get the AUX on our car. I dont have a AuX either but would love to get one so i can play pandora thru my phone.

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stevelee203 07-06-2012 05:57 PM

any update information on this Aux?

simple1 09-20-2012 01:18 PM

was it a hard install and what is the process you had to go through to tie into the system i own a 2005 645 that i would really like to move up to date thank you if you can help put me in the right direction

shan904 10-27-2012 12:35 PM

Does anyone have a detailed DIY on the aux install for the 05 645ci?

rebel.ranter 10-27-2012 03:37 PM

To enable the AUX function in your iDrive menu you need to enable it using coding software.

You can probably use the following software:

- Autologic
- Progman

But I know for certain that you can use NCS Expert.

In NCS Expert you connect to the car & change the setting AUXIN from nicht_aktiv to aktiv in the MASK or CAPPL module depending on what you have in your car. You also need to add +NAUX to the VO (Vehicle Order), the VO is usually stored in the CAS & LMA modules.

There's loads of sites with DIYs for updating the VO & coding modules. The changes above would take 5-10 minutes all in. Progman has a fancier GUI & it might be easier to do but it will take longer.
You then buy a retrofit kit, part number: 65 12 0 153 502

Here's BMW's own guide for performing the retrofit for the e60 & e63/4, it is largely the same, all the hardware in our cars are e60.

http://www.kneb.net/bmw/E60-1/Aux%20Input.pdf


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