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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 12-29-2012, 10:03 AM
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Tapping from behind.

Hey guys,

Today I will be tapping into the tape deck wires for an mp3. Do you know the wires to tap into for an 06/98 build with dsp? I've been looking for hours this morning and cant find my wiring.

This eliminates the Am/FM function am I correct? And you do not need a tape in to play the aux?

I've been reading both issues on previous posts and some say yes, some say no.
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:39 PM
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any help is appreciated

Soldered the points, works great, except this one issue the tape player is very noisy

I ran into another problem. Something in the tape player is making a noise every time the engine rotates, i took out a gear, it eliminated the noise but gives me tape error!
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:21 AM
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awesome
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:21 AM
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Check to make sure your tape isnt damaged
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:48 AM
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Honestly get Bluetooth. I have dice mediabridge pain in the ass I had to add a restart button because every now and then it just stops working and the only way is to turn it off and on. That said its really useful product
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