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Old 11-04-2013, 10:54 AM
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Nav w/build date prior to 9/2010

So I read that 3 series built after 9/2010 have upgraded stereos and bluetooth music streaming enabled. Is there any way to enable the bluetooth music streaming on one built prior to 9/2010 that has nav and HK stereo (not that the HK stereo really matters)?
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:08 PM
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Not all models build after the date you listed have the bluetooth streaming option or the upgraded sound. They are options and need to be selected when the vehicle is built, especially the combox option. Dealers never know what they are doing when asked to retrofit a combox.

Anyway, you can get a bluetooth streaming adapter and use it with your AUX input jack. I use a blackberry stereo gateway and it works flawlessly with my car's bluetooth. The nice this about the BB unit is it auto pairs when power is applied. I have it wired to my cigg lighter so it's on a switched circuit. When I turn the car on, bluetooth auto connects and I just need to push play on my phone. I have an iPhone 4S btw. The BB unit works fine with it.
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Old 11-04-2013, 04:02 PM
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+1 to what fdriller wrote. Plus, the flip side (in terms of your question) is that prior to 9/2010, the Combox controller was not available regardless of options. Put another way, the infotainment system upgrade of 9/2010 consisted of software and hardware so you can't magically enable some hidden feature. You would need to retrofit hardware also (not a simple or inexpensive option, in this case).
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Old 11-04-2013, 04:06 PM
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Wasnt the combox added in march 2011?? I had an oct 10 build and that wasnt available yet
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Re: Nav w/build date prior to 9/2010

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Wasnt the combox added in march 2011?? I had an oct 10 build and that wasnt available yet
Maybe that was for the coupes? Sedans definitely got the combox as of Sep 2010 production...one of several reasons I was happy my build date slipped from August to September.
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Old 11-04-2013, 05:02 PM
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Inhad the 11 sedan335 and didnt have combox. Car was fully loaded. Hmmmmmmmmm. Whatever now i guess. Lol
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