Installation instructions for BMW X3 E83 Navigation GPS Android screen replacement
When you order the aftermarket android screen for For BMW X3 E83 (2004-2009), you should you pay attention to below issue:
If your car without the factory screen, just contains the storage, like the below photo, then should order [B283]
If your car is contains a factory monitor, like the photo showed as below, then you need to order [B283D] , this model is custom made for the car with factory screen.
it contains a connector that special for the car with factory screen,if you remove the factory screen, it will have a connector on the back, it's function similar as LVDS.
Both of them contains an iDrive knob. But if your car is right hand drive, the idrive will NOT FIT with it, we only make the idrive for the Left hand drive car model only.
How to replace factory BMW 3 series E90 E91 E92 E93(2006-2012) Original no monitor with aftermarket navigation Android Screen?
1，Before installation 2, Remove the AC vents, take off the connector on the back
3: Remove the 2 screws marked as below photo 4: After removed the two screws, the storage can be removed
5: Remove 2 screws showed as below, so that to take out the AC control panel 6: Remove 2 screws and slide out the radio head unit
7: Remove the original harness from the radio head unit 8, connect our power cable (male) to factory harness （female)
9, connect our power cable (female) to factory radio head unit, and put back the radio head unit, fix it by screws 10. connect the AUX
11, In the following, you need to install the monitor, first need to distribute the power cable/usb/gps antenna to the back of android monitor. And then install the monitor