Nope, you need either a TCU or ULF module that supports Bluetooth, no additional wiring that I recall, but might need a BT antenna, just do not recall off the top of my head.I've tried that and don't get anything.... Not excited about that but all the other wiring sort of encourages me, I think I probably need a Bluetooth antenna before I'd find a signal to connect to?
Ok I will check that when I get back to it. Thanks I'll let you know, appreciate all the help!!!Nope, you need either a TCU or ULF module that supports Bluetooth, no additional wiring that I recall, but might need a BT antenna, just do not recall off the top of my head.
The TCU I believe is a cast aluminum box with supports BMW Assist and the ULF is a stamped sheet metal box that is mainly BT hands free support? It has been a while since I screwed around with each of these modules.
Just remove your module and look on the label and see if it has a:
BT serial number and PK or Pass Key or BT Password on the label. If there is not BW serial number and PK number you need a different module.
PM sent, thanks.I have a GROM unit that I plan to put up here for sale if interested.
Idk how complicated or expensive the oem route would be.
This unit enables you to use the stock radio and have Bluetooth, aux, and a USB port. Also comes with a mic for phone calls.
I have the COMPLETE kit.
Pm me if interested.
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Pretty sure he needs the Bluetooth antenna that I mentioned above to make the factory work.I think primarily cars with BMW Assist had the BT as part of the TCU. Somewhere around 2004 BT became more prominent.
Press and hold the Talking Head on the steering wheel and listen for a recorded voice. If the car supports BT, you should get voice prompts.
Also put your phone in BT Pairing mode, then start the car and see if your phone can find a new BT connection.
This is the easiest way to figure out if your TCU supports BT.
You really do not need any additional wiring or antennas. The wiring found in the console is usually for the factory phone option as I recall.