For many people, it seems that everything of the BMW E60 (2009-2010) looks good, however, as far as I am concerned, the radio screen is a little small, I would want a big touchscreen so that when I use navigation or watch videos, I can see clearer. Actually, this is the main reason I decide to upgrade my BMW E60’s basic screen.
Two weeks ago, I purchased an from Seicane and with the help of my friend, I installed the new screen in my car. Here share the guide, hope it be useful for you.
Part 1, Every step to remove and install
- Tools: Plastic pry tools, screwdrivers.
- Note: Car power must be cut off before working.
The original radio system screen.
Step 1, Pry to remove the A/C vent panel, take it down and unplug connector.
Step 2, Remove screws that fixed the CD button panel, take down the panel and unplug connector.
Step 3, Pry the button panel at the bottom, take it down and unplug connector.
Step 4, Remove screws that fixed the CD unit, take down the unit and unplug its connectors.
Step 5, Remove screws that fixed the car radio screen, take down the screen and unplug connector.
Step 6, Now we have removed every part of the old radio system. Before installing the new one, have a check for its wiring harness and accessories in good condition. Then connect the new wiring harness to the car.
Step 7, Connect the new with the new wiring harness. If you are not sure the corresponding interface, take a look at the radio user manual.
Step 8, Connect the original radio CD unit, and install it back.
Step 9, Install the bottom button panel back.
Step 10, Install the CD button panel back.
Step 11, Tighten the screws of the new car radio screen to fix it.
Step 12, Finally, install the A/C vent panel back.
Step 13, Turn on your car to test the working conditions of the new radio system. The picture shows the after installation effect.
Part 2, Know about Seicane android car screen for BMW E60
Since we just need to replace the car screen, it didn’t take us much time to do. It’s easy to install, plug and play.
Compared to the old screen, the is 8.8″ in size with an exquisite look, smooth operation and fast response. The original car functions such as Idrive control are supported, thus you can quickly adapt to use the product. If your original car radio can’t use navigation, then this product can do. It uses the latest GPS technology, provides you with real time navigation information wherever you drive.
There are a variety of functions it can offer, such as Bluetooth music and calls, videos playing, network connecting, supporting Carplay, supporting original camera and aftermarket camera etc. Just enjoy a better drive with this Android car screen!
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