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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 08-03-2013, 06:47 PM
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motion sensor location

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I just bought a 2005 bmw 320i and was planning to install the oem alarm system. The problem is that i dont know whre to install the motion. Most of the models have that cover on the ceiling, but mine is different.

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Old 08-03-2013, 09:07 PM
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Well then, are you asking for suggestions as to where to put it?
Because mine's exactly where you said it is, on the ceiling. That's really the optimal place to put it since it covers the most surface area in the car.
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:52 AM
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Center dome light. Pull it down, there should be a space for the ultrasonic sensor to clip into. You'll also find the plug there to connect the sensor to.
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:53 AM
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Wait is this an OEM or aftermarket alarm?
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Old 08-19-2013, 05:29 PM
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It's an oem alarm. Mine e46 doesn't have that dome light in the center
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