View Single Post
  #102  
Old 10-21-2007, 10:31 PM
erunithug's Avatar
erunithug erunithug is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Bay Area, California
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 542
Mein Auto: 2004 745Li
Quote:
Originally Posted by sunny_j View Post
any idea's what more would be required
im not sure if this will help, but in my 3 series covertible, i had an in dash tv/dvd player installed. when it was installed, they had to connect a wire from the unit to the parking brake. that way, it would ground it and the dvd player would know when the parking brake was on so it would play. i disconnected that, connected it to an on/off switch ($3 from auto parts store) and i can trick the player into thinking the parking brake is on. im guessing that its not any sort of software fix and you need to apply this same concept to it.

funny thing is that the stereo shop told me that they can bypass the parking brake function with a $45 module. i just used that on/off switch and did it myself. i hate when people try to take advantage of you.
__________________
2004 BMW 745Li
2003 Mercedes Benz SL55 AMG
2001 Toyota Landcruiser
2007 Infiniti FX35
1999 BMW 323i Convertible
1966 Ford Mustang Convertible
1974 Jensen Interceptor
2000 Mercedes E320 (R.I.P.)

Sittin on stock 19s now.
Reply With Quote