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E36 (1991 - 1999)
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Old 07-25-2013, 02:39 PM
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Question Can you connect stock CD Changer to Aftermarket Stereo?

Good morning everyone.

My factory radio died so I bought a new Kenwood 255U and installed it. Works great. Piece of cake but in giving my 1997 318i Convertible a very thorough cleaning I discovered that I have a stock CD Changer in the trunk! I never knew this ... so, my question is: is there a way to hook up the CD Changer to the new aftermarket stereo? I've done a little digging and the answer seems to be "No." but I want to double check. Perhaps someone out there has the expertise to accomplish this? If so, that would be great.

Thanks in advance for any and all information or advice.

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Old 07-25-2013, 09:39 PM
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I've never seen or heard of it being done successfully, so the short answer is still no.
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