To be honest, with a related installation instruction and some related experience, it will be not hard for you to remove your factory radio and install a new aftermarket car radio for your 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002-2006 BMW 3 Series E46 M3 316i 318i 320i 323i 325i. If you own the same or similar dashboard and also plan to replace your factory radio, you might as well refer to the following 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002-2006 BMW 3 Series E46 M3 316i 318i 320i 323i 325i car radio installation instruction from Seicane.
4 tips about the installation:
1.Please disconnect the power before the installation.
2.Please prepare a lever and a screwdriver before the removal and the installation.
3.Please keep all the separate parts from the car. Please take great care of the dashboard to avoid scratching it during its detachment and installation. Please keep handy any parts from the car and make use of all the original screws from the car as much as possible. so each related part of the unit can be fixed securely.
4.For your convenience, here’s the recommended tools for removal and installation from Seicane, please check for more details: http://www.seicane.com/car-dvd-dismantling-devicesrd-400
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002-2006 BMW 3 Series E46 M3 316i 318i 320i 323i 325i car radio installation guide
1. The original car radio.
2. Remove the surrounding trim panel with a plastic removal tool.
3. Remove two screws fixed the radio on the dashboard.
4. Gently pull out the original car radio.
5. Unplug the connectors and cables at the back of the radio.
6. Remove the A/C control and unplug the connectors.
7. Remove two screws holding the heat vent.
8. Remove screws so as to remove radio frame.
9. Check all the accessories for the new Seicane car radio.
10. Connect the harnesses to the back of the new Seicane car radio.
11. Connect the Seicane car radio to your original radio’s plugs.
12. Turn on the new Seicane car radio to have a careful check if everything works well. If it doesn’t, please check whether all the cables are connected correctly.
13. Put the new Seicane car radio into the dash.
14. Put everything into their original place. All the installation is done.
Before installation, please make clear every detailed step. If you have any problems, please don’t be hesitate to consult your dealer, communicate with someone experienced or turn to a professional for help. Anyway, it is essential for you to select an ideal car radio which can fit your car very well. If you have no ideas, please refer to the following link which is a marvelous 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002-2006 BMW 3 Series E46 M3 316i 318i 320i 323i 325i car radio from Seicane.
This all-in-one car radio from Seicane based on the intelligent and stable Android 7.1 operation system and a powerful quad-core CPU processor will become one of the best choices to replace your factory radio.
Thanks to the worldwide real-time GPS navigation system, you will be able to know where you are now and easily find the right way to reach your desired destinations according to turn-by-turn directions and voice prompts. And while navigating, you will be able to listen to your favorite music since this unit has dual zone function.
Besides, you may pair your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone with this car radio so as to get access to both Bluetooth hands-free calls as well as listen to Bluetooth streaming music from your phone.
Wish you like this unit and good luck to you!