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Old 01-26-2006, 01:13 PM
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X5 Radio Removal

I want to install a denison icelink for my ipod and need to get to the back of the radio. Does anyone know how to remove the radio on an X5 please?
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Remove the volume knob and you will see a small torx screw. Simply twist it a quater turn and the MID will come out.
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Old 01-26-2006, 03:23 PM
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Thanks for that.

I also need to run the ipod wire from the radio to the inside of the armrest. Anyone have any tips how to best do this?
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Old 01-26-2006, 04:39 PM
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Run it to the glove box...much easier. That's what I did on my 530.
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Old 01-27-2006, 07:38 AM
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But if I wanted to run it to the armrest does anyone know how?
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Old 01-27-2006, 10:25 AM
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You can get instructions here.
http://www.bmwtips.com/tipsntricks/R...%20Console.htm

looks like it would take a bit of work.
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Old 01-27-2006, 01:55 PM
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does that apply to the X5 then?
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No sorry...I realized after I posted this that you were looking for X5 info.

Check this out.

http://www.x5world.com/interior/9450...le-bmw-x5.html
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I want to install a denison icelink for my ipod and need to get to the back of the radio. Does anyone know how to remove the radio on an X5 please?
This guide from X5World might help:

http://www.x5world.com/stereo/10333-...bluetooth.html
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