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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 02-03-2005, 02:49 PM
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Nav sound

You know there is a thin sound that comes from cheap speakers when there is no music. I have that sound in my 2005ci + nav, i have harmon kordon though. THat sound starts when I turn key to second stage and stays like that.It is clear that sound comes from speakers but I am tryin to find the source. I suspected this is nav related. I changed nav sound volume but it did not change , I turned on/off radio/cd and I still have that thin sound that distracts me. Any one encounter some thing like this?
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I have NAV, Voice, & Phone, and I have this sound, too. I think it's the sound system/amp which are needed for the NAV instructions, Voice apps, and the phone, even though the radio is off. It stays on for about 2 mintues after I turn off the car and remove the key. When I upgraded the amps, the sound became a little louder - but it no longer annoys me.
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