How do I reset my e30 radio?
Leave the ignition on in position 1 or 2 and leave the radio on for 1 hour, then enter the code. Leaving the radio on for 1 hour will reset it so that you can enter the correct code and have it accepted.
How do I fix my BMW radio that has been disabled?
How to Fix a Disabled BMW Radio
- Locate the vehicle’s personalized radio code in the car’s manual.
- Place the key into the ignition and turn the vehicle on.
- Use the station preset buttons to enter the radio code into the system and press and hold the “Volume” button to complete the code.
Why won’t my radio turn on after jumping my car?
The most common reason for a car radio to stop working after the battery has gone completely dead is that the radio has an anti-theft “feature” that kicks in whenever battery power is removed. When that happens, all you have to do is enter the right car radio code, and you’re back in business.
Why won’t my car start but my radio works?
The most common causes of no-start conditions are the battery, starter, battery cable, ignition switch, or the fuel pump. Any of these can be intermittent issues, which will not always act up. Given that you have had success with shaking the battery cables, this may indicate that one of the cables is failing.
How do I install a new radio in my BMW?
In order to install your new radio, you will need a BMW cable adapter ( Figure 9 ). This adapter plugs into the factory connector and has leads on it that you can then connect to the leads or connector on your new radio ( Figure 10 ).
Where can I ask a question about a BMW E36?
Join us in our BMW E36 Technical Forum Message Board and ask a question to one of our many automotive experts. This site was designed and produced solely by Pelican Parts. Pelican Parts is not associated with Porsche Cars North America in any manner, except for a mutual appreciation and love of the cars.
How do I remove the antenna from my car radio?
On the back of the unit, there is a large black connector, and a smaller antenna connector (Figure 6). Remove the antenna connector by simply tugging on it. The large black connector has a retaining strap that needs to be released prior to pulling it out of the radio (Figure 7 and Figure 8). Don’t force the connector, or you may break it.