If you would like to improve your driving experience, you can think about removing your factory radio and installing a new aftermarket car radio. While as for the installation, you can search online for a related car radio installation instruction to help you with the installation. The following is a 2009 2010 2011 2012-2015 BMW X1 E84 car radio installation instruction from Seicane, which will provide you with a general understanding of car radio installation. If you own the same or similar dashboard, you can take this instruction as a reference.
Here are some 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-device-srd- 400
2009 2010 2011 2012-2015 BMW X1 E84 car radio installation instruction
1. The original dash.
2. Use a plastic pry tool to loose the panel along with the air vent, and then remove this panel.
3. Open the panel and disconnect the harzard light,door lock and other connectors at the back.
4. Remove the two screws that fix the top panel and then remove this panel.
5. Pop out the panel around the gear shift and then remove this panel.
6. Unplug the connectors at the back of the climate control.
7. Unscrew the screws that are holding the radio and then gently remove it.
8. Disconnect the connectors or cables at the back of the car radio.
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.
Wish the above installation steps can be helpful for your installation. If you have any problems, you can contact your dealer, communicate with someone experienced or turn to a professional . Or you can straightly go to a car radio upgrade center to arrange a professional technician to help you install the new car radio. Anyway, before installation, it is essential for you to carefully select an ideal car radio for your beloved car. If you have no ideas, you can refer to the following link, which is an amazing 2009 2010 2011 2012-2015 BMW X1 E84 car radio from Seicane.
With this intelligent car radio installed in your car, almost all your needs can be met as long as you make full use of this unit’s practical and entertainment features.
Even you don’t have a good sense of directions, you won’t get lost thanks to this unit’s worldwide real-time GPS navigation system. According to the turn-by-turn directions and voice prompts, you can easily locate where you are and find the optimal route option to arrive at any locations you would like to go to. And this unit comes with dual zone function, which enables you to listen to your favorite music while navigating, and the music will automatically switch to GPS voice.
What’s more, through the Bluetooth connection between this unit and your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone, you can freely dial, answer, reject and mute Bluetooth hands-free phone calls as well as listen to Bluetooth streaming music from your phone music playlists. So, you will gain a lot of convenience and joyfulness in the driving. Thus, you can get a lot of convenience and joyfulness in the driving process.
Wish you like this unit and good luck to you.