It’s true that a large touchscreen radio system adds value to our cars as well as improves our in-car life. The navigation function takes us to everywhere in a fast and safe way. When we are bored in a long drive, we can use the radio system to enjoy songs, videos. For those who can’t park car easily, with the help of clear rear images shown by the radio display, they will park the car easier than before. However, not every car comes with such amazing radio system, if your factory radio can’t do these, it’s high time for you to upgrade it.
Upgrading the whole radio system sometimes will be a very difficult job, but if your car is a BMW, there is a super easy way to upgrade its radio, that is to install an Android radio screen. In the following content, we will let you how to install an aftermarket Android radio screen in (2001-2008) BMW 7 Series E65 E66, may it be helpful to you.
|Radio Screen: 8.8” Android Touchscreen from Seicane
Tools: Plastic pry tools, screwdrivers.
Note: Make sure the car power is off before working.
The original car radio system.
Step 1, Pry to open the front cover plate of the radio screen, then remove the cover plate.
Step 2, Remove 3 screws that fixed on the top of the radio screen, then pry to remove the radio screen, unplug its connector.
Step 3, Remove screws that fixed the A/C outlet panel; Pry to open the outlet panel from the side of co-pilot.
Step 4, Take down the whole A/C outlet panel and unplug the connector.
Step 5, Remove screws that fixed the original CD unit, take it down and disconnect its plugs.
Step 6, Pry to remove the metal sheet on the back of the original radio screen, then disassemble the screen and frame, and unplug the cable.
Step 7, Use new cables to assemble the frame to the new radio screen.
Step 8, Connect new wiring harness to the car plugs, then connect new radio screen and original CD unit.
Step 9, Start the car to test whether the new radio system can work normally, if there is no problem, install all the car accessories back; if there is something wrong, check whether the cables are correctly connected.
You can find that it’s not a hard work to replace the 2001-2008 BMW 7 Series E65 E66 radio screen, after install the Android screen, you enjoy a better in-car life.
The product equips with Android 10 system and Quad-Core CPU/Snapdragon 8-core CPU, providing a smooth operation and stable performance. You can still use the original car functions and enjoy a better using experience than before.
One of powerful functions of this head unit is it can upgrade your radio system with supporting Carplay. The Carplay function is the best way to use phone while drive safe on the road.