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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By jimmelo
Depending on your year you may be better off...

Depending on your year you may be better off getting an upgrade to a combox. It worked really well for me. Check out http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=772784&highlight=

for more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By jimmelo
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=772784&highlight=

Check out my thread on the install. It's very easy. I did end up making my own harness. It was pretty simple actually. If you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,182
Posted By jimmelo
I'm just getting back to this. Wife decided to...

I'm just getting back to this. Wife decided to have a baby so I've been a little distracted from this very urgent matter. Can you clarify a little?

"You will need to code Kombi as well, apparently...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By jimmelo
To actually give you an answer, when you bought...

To actually give you an answer, when you bought your car and you signed up for assist they should have asked for your email address. If you don't have assist then this won't work. If you do have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,897
Posted By jimmelo
I made some edits to the DIY. Mostly stuff about...

I made some edits to the DIY. Mostly stuff about Pin's 5-6 needing to be added so NCSexper can communicate with the CECALLR module inside the combox. This is only important if you are trying to get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,785
Posted By jimmelo
So I have been fooling around with a combox...

So I have been fooling around with a combox install after I fried my TCU/MULF after a day of sailing and some water got in the trunk from a cooler. Anyway, the point is I now know why my electric...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,182
Posted By jimmelo
I have a question about this pin out issue. I...

I have a question about this pin out issue. I just installed a combox telematics in my car. I even got BMW Assist to update my IMEI number. But I am still getting the SOS error signal. I am trying to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By jimmelo
You can go down the road of learning to program,...

You can go down the road of learning to program, bmwcoding.com, or you can pay someone to do it for you. If you are only casually interested in this I would recommend having someone do it for you....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By jimmelo
If you are going to ditch assist you may also...

If you are going to ditch assist you may also want to look at upgrading to a combox to replace the MULF2/TCU. I actually fried mine with some water and upon looking for a replacement I came across...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,233
Posted By jimmelo
I actually have gone through two hitch versions...

I actually have gone through two hitch versions on my 335d. First I imported a westfalia hitch from the UK a couple of years ago and DIY'd that install. It was a great solution. Now that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By jimmelo
For those people doing searches on combox...

For those people doing searches on combox telematics. I simply called bmw assist and after some chitter chatter about the options for assist and upgrading, renewing I told them I had my TCU replaced...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,897
Posted By jimmelo
More updates. I tried going to my local dealer to...

More updates. I tried going to my local dealer to update the IMEI number for assist to work. They seemed all in a huff that I did it myself and they wanted me to bring in the car for programming, etc...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,062
Posted By jimmelo
For those of you who need pigtails for any of the...

For those of you who need pigtails for any of the antennas. Visit RFsupplier. For the bluetooth you will need to make a custom adaptor using their handy custom cable maker tool.
Make a Fakra Plug E...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,897
Posted By jimmelo
I made edits to the post above so this reply is...

I made edits to the post above so this reply is not needed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,897
Posted By jimmelo
I bought used off eBay from a seller that...

I bought used off eBay from a seller that provided a 30 day warranty. Make sure the pictures they provide are of the very unit you are buying so you can confirm you have the correct combox.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,897
Posted By jimmelo
Combox Retrofit DIY Success

I've seen so many posts about a combox retrofit, with most of them being not very helpful to the DIY'er who just wants clear information so they can make the decision to do it themselves or if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By jimmelo
One more question! How did you connect the old...

One more question! How did you connect the old assist antenna's to the combox. It doesn't look like both of them will fit. Do they? Or did your kit come with an adapter of some sort?

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By jimmelo
Cool thanks for the info. When I bought my car...

Cool thanks for the info. When I bought my car and they were setting up my bmw assist they asked me for an email and a pwd. The pwd is what I use when I first downloaded bmw remote. I can't remember...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,062
Posted By jimmelo
Anybody have any clue where the following pins...

Anybody have any clue where the following pins might connect to the combox. These are all found on the TCU. Apparently not all cars have these pins but some do. Mine has pin 3 but I have no idea...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-03-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By jimmelo
Upgrading downgrading question

Just to clarify I am a total noob and I'm trying to get a grasp on all of this. From what I know I have E89X-13-07-503 on my CIC. And from further research That corresponds to:

ISTA/P - 2.50.2 -...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By jimmelo
Just ignore that last question. I got curious and...

Just ignore that last question. I got curious and went and opened up my trunk after finding some literature on the TCU and MULF. The yellow bluetoooth antenna connection on the MULF2 is not for US...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By jimmelo
One more question, did you previously have...

One more question, did you previously have TCU/MULF2 in your trunk? I've figured out how most of the wiring would work but there seems to be one extra cable.
The TCU has 54 pin connector, MOST...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By jimmelo
Combox question

I've decided to replace my non working TCU/MULF2 setup with a combox telematics. However there are two BMW part #'s.
84109257163(Real OEM lists for E90) or
84109257153 (REAL OEM lists for F10)
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By jimmelo
Did you get BMW Live? Are you still able to send...

Did you get BMW Live? Are you still able to send addresses to your nav via google from say your laptop at home or work?

I just fried my TCU/MULF due to some water in my trunk and I was thinking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By jimmelo
TCU MULF2 questions Telematics

My head is spinning right now after reading lots of posts on this. I'll explain my problem first. Water got into my trunk and it likely fried one those 2 things, maybe both. I became aware when I got...
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