How to change your idrive controller

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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by talal » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:27 pm

what a great how to! great find OP and those who tried it out first..

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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by dan4578 » Tue Jun 24, 2014 1:56 pm

I've got one for sale in the for sale section. Had to wait 2 months for a black facia! Best mod I've done but the car has gone now.

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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by PJ_9911 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:24 am

I have a 2008 e81 with navi business. Before i bought a new controller on eBay I wanted to test first. My mother has a 2010 e87 so that was easy :p. But sadly, the cic controller doesn't work. Did nothing.. Tips?
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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by rob180bhp » Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:32 pm

There are many different part numbers not all will work
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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by PJ_9911 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:46 pm

It's in the list of working parts numbers! And it's from a 1 series!

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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by Johnny Mac » Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:49 pm

A bad workman blames his tools :wink:
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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by PJ_9911 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:06 pm

Do i need a software update ?

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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by rob180bhp » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:06 pm

That has been mentioned before but no Idea
Mine just plugged in and worked
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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by rob180bhp » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:07 pm

PJ_9911 wrote:It's in the list of working parts numbers! And it's from a 1 series!
In theory yours should work?
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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by PJ_9911 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:25 pm

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E81 from 3/2008 with navi business. Or does it work only with navi pro?

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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by rob180bhp » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:26 pm

Nice cup holder lol
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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by rob180bhp » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:27 pm

That's a good questions business vs pro?
I'm guess it would still work but I got pro system
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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by Danh91 » Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:18 am

I've just done mine, installed it all working great!

Then the wheel stopped working but the buttons were fine, turned car off and came back to it later and nothing worked :?
Anyone else had this, I'm thinking it might be a faulty controller?

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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by Joebryan_123d » Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:08 pm

Can Any1 help me out with a website where I can source these parts,

I've check numerous website but had no luck. :?

Part no: 51 16 9181072 - Cover, central control unit, black (different colour = different part no) £22.16
Part no: 07 14 7073406 - Clamp (x 5) £0.78 each
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Re: How to change your idrive controller

Post by marco_polo » Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:54 pm

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