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Old 04-10-2012, 05:02 AM
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If you have the Professional phone in a 2005 facelift you cannot pair with your phone. The Bluetooth pairs only with the handset in the front drawer, BMW implemented a crippled Bluetooth stack in these TCUs. The facelifted E65s did not get full BT functionality until Sep 06.

You need to replace the TCU with a post-Q3/2006 unit.

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Methinks we have found the answer for the OP. My '08 has NO bluetooth issues and my iphone syncs with the car and the dash phone perfectly.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:34 AM
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If you have the Professional phone in a 2005 facelift you cannot pair with your phone. The Bluetooth pairs only with the handset in the front drawer, BMW implemented a crippled Bluetooth stack in these TCUs. The facelifted E65s did not get full BT functionality until Sep 06.

You need to replace the TCU with a post-Q3/2006 unit.

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Thanks for the info
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Just picked up a 750i yesterday and been trying to get the bluetooth to work but no luck. My phone recognizes the car and asks for a password tried 1234 and 0000 none worked. But the dealer said the car ususally recognizes the phone and asks for the password not the other way around. Tried it with a new razr and a treo no luck with either anyone have any tips? I was rather dissapointed they didnt get this set up for me, I only just bought an $80,000 car from them.
Try the last 4 digits of your BMW VIN.
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