Have you upgraded car stereo autoradio of BMW X1 E84 successfully?If not,then how to install car audio system of 2009-2013 BMW X1 E84 sdrive20d sdrive18i sdrive28i sdrive18d? Here are some installtion instructions for it, they are also suitable for 2009 xdrive18d xdrive20d xdrive23d, 2010 xdrive18i, 2011 sdrive20i xdrive20i, 2012 xdrive25d sdrive16d, 2009-2011 xdrive28i and 2010-2011 xdrive25i.
Generally it can be divided into 10 steps .
1.Disconnect the decorated board on the right side, get out the air-conditioner outlet
2.Detach the cables carefully after removing the air-conditioner outlet,then disassemble the storage locker above the air-conditioner outlet,please remember the two screws should be unscrewed before removing the storage locker
3.Tear down the decorative frame from the right side,put it aside after done
4.Pry the control panel of the air-conditioner
5.Unscrew the fixed screws marked in the following photo, then pull out the original car’s CD player
6.Disconnect the decorative materials of the gear stick,lever the plastic cover under the gear stick,and prize it from the left side,then remove in order to install the knob box when wiring is needed
7.Pull out the wire harness on the original car’s CD player,the female plug on the power cable we supply is connected with the male plug,the male one should be connected with the original car’s CD player.The small 2pin plug on the power cable will be connected with a small speaker reasonably
8.USB installtion and wire routing:remove the USB cable from the etwee on the right side
9.Make our power cable’s plug connected with the machine’s plug
10.Install the machine with the screws, remount the original car’s CD player and the air-conditioner panel,new dvd player is done as the following
Before you are going to remove the original unit of the car and mount a more advanced one, you can have a look at this video first.