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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 01-29-2012, 04:37 PM
tiffanycoates tiffanycoates is offline
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business radio broken... any solutions?

Soooo, I've had a cd stuck in my business radio for a few months now and I sort of just left it because I did not want to mess with the stereo....
Well, yesterday after reading and reading about how to DIY... I tried.. and I removed it after popping the trim off.. easy.

Well, as I was pulling the cd out, which was a pain in the ass because of the two metal clips... The 'face' of the stereo came off... and that little 'tag' thing that looks really important came out...
and now....... after putting everyhing back it will not work,or turn on nothing....

Am i totally screwed and need to replace the radio or is there a solution to this...

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Old 01-29-2012, 05:38 PM
danewilson77 danewilson77 is offline
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Pics of lil tag?

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Old 01-30-2012, 06:28 AM
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If you have to replace it, I got mine from Christy BMW nearly 4 years ago and it's still working. They sell a lot on fleabay.

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Old 01-30-2012, 08:09 AM
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I have a pre-2003 Business CD head unit I'll let go. PM me an offer.
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