More and more car owners choose to install an aftermarket android car stereo system for their cars since the factory one can’t meet their needs. Some of factory radios are easy to replace, some of may be tricky, all depends on your car make, models and year. If you have a BMW 3 Series and just want to upgrade its radio screen, you are right here. With below instructions, it’s quick and easy to replace the original car screen with an Bluetooth stereo system.
- New Radio Screen: Seicane H809 touchscreen radio system for 2013-2016 BMW 3 Series F30 F31 F34 F35 NBT System
- Tools kit: Plastic pry tools, screwdrivers.
- Note: Turn off the car power before doing anything, to ensure safe work.
Here is the original car radio system.
Part 1, Steps of removing the factory radio system
Step 1, To remove the A/C vent: Use the plastic pry tool to pry the A/C vent, take it down and unplug the connector.
Step 2, Remove these two screws that fixed the original radio screen, take down the screen and disconnect its plugs.
The removal work is done.
Part 2, Steps of installing the Seicane radio screen for BMW
Step 5, Check the wiring harness and other accessories of the new radio screen. Correspondingly connect the new cables to car plugs. Take a look at the user manual to check the ports if you are not sure what they are.
Step 7, Now you can turn on the car to test whether the new radio system functions normally. If there is no problem, install all the accessories including CD button panel and A/C vent back. If it doesn’t work, please check whether cables are connected correctly.
About the Android radio screen from Seicane
This product is easy to install, plug and play since you don’t need to change the original CD unit. You can still use the original car functions after installing this radio, they are kept as before.
The greatest feature of the unit is it comes with a 10.25″ display which looks very exquisite. When you watch videos and use navigation, you enjoy a perfect view. Besides, it supports Carplay. Just use a Carplay USB dongle to connect your phone and the radio system, then you can freely enjoy your smartphone Carplay function in your car.
If there is no reversing camera function in you car before, after installing this multifunctional car radio, you can connect a rear view camera to it, every time when you park and reverse the car, it will automatically switch to the parking image to help you park easily.