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Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 02-23-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By patdosa
pchevray, thanks for your kind words.. glad...

pchevray, thanks for your kind words.. glad everything worked out for you! :thumbup:
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 08-27-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,285
Posted By patdosa
Here's how I fixed it, using an old credit card. ...

Here's how I fixed it, using an old credit card. I'm not sure I'm allowed to post a link to another forum. But here goes:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=680542&highlight=

Good...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-08-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,285
Posted By patdosa
Just an update on my broken locking tab for the...

Just an update on my broken locking tab for the airbag squib connector.

I looked up the patent on this airbag squib connector to understand how it operates and learn how to fix it. Well, it turns...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-05-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,285
Posted By patdosa
Side Airbag Connector is broken - Can't reset SRS light

Help!

While replacing my window regulator, I broke the locking tab portion of a 2-piece squib connector which connects to the side airbag on the front driver's side door. Now I have the SRS...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-17-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
While the trunk-interface DIY is definitely...

While the trunk-interface DIY is definitely doable, I wouldn't recommend the radio-interface as a DIY if this is your first time, because it involves removing trim pieces that can scratch easily and...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-14-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 318,375
Posted By patdosa
Really happy I finally solved all the clicking...

Really happy I finally solved all the clicking and interference noise issues on my DICE. I'm reposting 2 posts first posted on the Office Dice Silverline thread. Hope this is useful to those having...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-14-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By patdosa
carsnoceans, See my theory/explanation in...

carsnoceans,
See my theory/explanation in another thread:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=254235
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-14-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
Tom, but it was not engine noise, as you suggest,...

Tom, but it was not engine noise, as you suggest, that caused all the noise problems when using the trunk harness. The clicking noise I experienced was not affected by the engine being turned on or...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-14-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
By the way, I finally got my DICE unit to play...

By the way, I finally got my DICE unit to play pure music, free of any noise or clicking!!!!!! It took about 4 tries, beginning with the original DICE unit, 2 replacement DIce units, and ultimately...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-14-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
Tom, I'm still a bit confused with your reply. ...

Tom, I'm still a bit confused with your reply. Exactly what is the error? And what is the correct dip switch configuration to use in the "Locked Mode"?

Is it Scheme A or Scheme B as follows?...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-08-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
Cool. Thanks for the clarification, it all makes...

Cool. Thanks for the clarification, it all makes sense now. So are you ready to do the exchange? i'm itching all over to get started.... can almost taste it.. :)
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-08-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
AHH,... I miscounted the pins. o.k. the black...

AHH,... I miscounted the pins. o.k. the black connector is the 12-pin molex which connects to the DICE unit. What about that 10-pin white header? what's that for?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-08-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
Hi Tom, When I send you my trunk harness in...

Hi Tom,
When I send you my trunk harness in exchange for the radio connect harness, does the radio connect harness include only the y-harness shown in the picture of the link you sent me? ...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-06-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
Hi Tom, I sent you the email you requested...

Hi Tom,
I sent you the email you requested yesterday with my info, but haven't heard from you yet. wondering if you received it? I sent it to you at tom@europeanautosource.com Let me know. ...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-05-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
Tom, I'll email you right now. And thanks!! ...

Tom, I'll email you right now. And thanks!! I'll ship out the trunk harness tomorrow. Can you confirm your shipping address?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-05-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
Thanks Tom, Since I just got my Silverline kit...

Thanks Tom,
Since I just got my Silverline kit and it didn't work out, would it be possible to exchange my trunk harness/cable for that radio interface cable through you guys at EAS?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-05-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 92,921
Posted By patdosa
Hi Tom, I just got my new Silverline kit with...

Hi Tom,
I just got my new Silverline kit with trunk interface yesterday (got as replacement directly from DICE) and completed the install. This is my third exchange from my original DICE purchase...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-09-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,070
Posted By patdosa
Thanks Reach for the info. But I decided to give...

Thanks Reach for the info. But I decided to give the Silverline (and DICE) one last try. already shipped out my unit yesterday for exchange to the Silverline kit. Hopefully the "new hardware"...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-08-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,070
Posted By patdosa
Tom, Thanks for the info. But how does the...

Tom,
Thanks for the info. But how does the new Silverline sound? Have all the clicking and ticking noise issues of the original Dice module been solved??

I'd be willing to try the Silverline...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-07-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,070
Posted By patdosa
Talking Is the new USA SPEC Ipod Adaptor (PA12BMW) any good?

I just learned that USA Spec has a new IPOD adaptor (PA12BMW) which seems to have all the same functionality as the DICE adaptors which have been plagued with so many issues and user complaints.
...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-23-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 318,375
Posted By patdosa
Thanks Tom for the offer, but I am in northern...

Thanks Tom for the offer,
but I am in northern california. Do you have any suggestions about how to find out what firmware version i have?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-23-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 318,375
Posted By patdosa
Latest Firmware version that solves Clicking noise?

Hi,
I'm having the same clicking noise problem (like many others) with my DICE module and I've exchanged it once already with DICE, but noise is still there. I was told that the DICE engineers know...
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