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Tried to figure out how to pull out the C-pillar today.. but it wasnt a few plastic clip removing job. Ill research a little on bimmerfest and check that tomorrow morning
pop the airbag tab off & there is a screw that you need to remove .
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Thanks for that Paper... I unclipped the airbag sign and saw a (weird) screw i need to go and buy a driver to open that in the morning. Will that first thing in the morning . Cheers
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:23 PM
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Thanks for that Paper... I unclipped the airbag sign and saw a (weird) screw i need to go and buy a driver to open that in the morning. Will that first thing in the morning . Cheers
I think it is a T 25 , but not positive .
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Old 06-12-2013, 12:25 AM
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I think it is a T 25 , but not positive .
ITS WORKING BACK AGAIN.

Ok so heres what happened. (btw it was a T20) So i finally opened up the c-pillar and found the FM module. As i unclipped the Fiber clip i saw that the red light was working. I thought of taking a picture and then to send it to you. But before i did that i would tried looping the FM module and it was working. I saw all my options on the MMI except the FM and AM option.

Thanks PAPER you are a champion. You have a fan for life


PS. I will replace the FM module over the weekend and will change the MMI and ASK unit to a facelift version. cheers
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ITS WORKING BACK AGAIN.

Ok so heres what happened. (btw it was a T20) So i finally opened up the c-pillar and found the FM module. As i unclipped the Fiber clip i saw that the red light was working. I thought of taking a picture and then to send it to you. But before i did that i would tried looping the FM module and it was working. I saw all my options on the MMI except the FM and AM option.

Thanks PAPER you are a champion. You have a fan for life


PS. I will replace the FM module over the weekend and will change the MMI and ASK unit to a facelift version. cheers

GLAD to hear ..

if you do change to the FACELIFT ASK unit then get the FACELIFT AT AM & FM Tuner also .
You will need it so everything works .
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Nothing on my Idrive Works

I have the same problem on my 2004 bmw 745Li.....what exactly should I change to get it fixed......
I've been reading this nice tutorial for days and am still wondering what exactly should I replaced.....please advise ....

I learn the other guy was saying he's going to change his AM and FM module....should I do the same on mine from the C Pillar???


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There are 6 to 10 devices on the MOST bus (fibre loop). You need to track down which one is faulty before you start replacing stuff.


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There are 6 to 10 devices on the MOST bus (fibre loop). You need to track down which one is faulty before you start replacing stuff.


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Nothing on my Idrive Works

Please do I need to follow the same steps you guide the other person or I should just open the C Pillar and change the AM and FM module to see what will happen.

Am saying this because my situation and his are exact the same ......it's only the climate on the idrive works.....no radio,cd,wa,communication,GPS .....pls help me

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Yes, you need to follow the same procedure to determine the faulty module. The symptom will be the same for all MOST devices.


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So I had to look for a red light or red blinking light.....is it the light sign of faulty ???

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Old 06-22-2013, 05:12 AM
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I just checked the lollipop in the glove box and L7 and both red light is blinking .....I don't want to go further just waiting for ur next advice


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Old 06-27-2013, 12:10 PM
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fsomuah... i am not sure how far you need to go to solve your problem.. but honestly i would go to any length... if all the modules are intact and i believe its just your MMI ...


An update. I updated my fm modules, the ask unit and MMI to a facelift version. the screen looks AWEEESOME ... i used DASHSOFT (with the help of my USD to OBD2 (inpa kcan cable) ) and i also added an AUX cable and tucked it in the side compartment. PAPER you are a champion and thanks a zillion.
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PAPER said my MMI unit is ok that I should change my Ask Unit which I did ....I also bought fm and Am module but don't know how to install it .....

I got a stage where I have to fold one backseat but I don't knw how...

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PAPER said my MMI unit is ok that I should change my Ask Unit which I did ....I also bought fm and Am module but don't know how to install it .....

I got a stage where I have to fold one backseat but I don't knw how...

Any help pls


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Unit on the fibre optic line

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Old 06-27-2013, 01:36 PM
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If i can change the FM module any on can... As paper mentioned in this thread... pull out the the AIRBAG sign and unscrew the Screw that you see, everything else just clips out... and you will see the module right in front of you.


fsomuah. its diagnosis stage here. so as PAPER said it COULD be any unit on the fiber optic line....
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Re: Nothing on my Idrive Works

He needs a lollipop before he can start
Checking modules .

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fsomuah... i am not sure how far you need to go to solve your problem.. but honestly i would go to any length... if all the modules are intact and i believe its just your MMI ...


An update. I updated my fm modules, the ask unit and MMI to a facelift version. the screen looks AWEEESOME ... i used DASHSOFT (with the help of my USD to OBD2 (inpa kcan cable) ) and i also added an AUX cable and tucked it in the side compartment. PAPER you are a champion and thanks a zillion.
That's great , Glad your all set up & running smooth
with the FaceLift parts in your car
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I can't wait for my to start working again.... No clock, radio, cd, weather and alerts I have only the climate working.




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Out curiosity I did open the c pillar and the fiber optic line is blinking(red light) that's that mean anything great ?????


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Out curiosity I did open the c pillar and the fiber optic line is blinking(red light) that's that mean anything great ?????


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Hi Paper I just finished checking my ASK unit and the red light is blinking BUT the MMI red light is NOT blinking......

Please what's the next step
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this points to your Ask unit .
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:25 PM
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Very soon am going to receive my already ordered ASK UNIT and my sound system will start working again....I really can't wait


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