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      10-03-2014, 05:56 PM   #1
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As we all know Sirius now ONLY comes with the comfort/convenience package. Unfortunately I don't have that package. Is there any way I can get it installed into my NAVI? I really don't want to use it through bluetooth with my phone. . Thanks Guys
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What year is your car? It's probably there but needs an FSC code and activation.
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What year is your car? It's probably there but needs an FSC code and activation.
It was built 01/2014
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What year is your car? It's probably there but needs an FSC code and activation.
I don't have the satellite option on my Navi
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Sal, you sound pretty certain. Have you pulled the option codes? Just trying to help.
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Sal, you sound pretty certain. Have you pulled the option codes? Just trying to help.
No I have no clue how to do that. Can you explain?
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Go here and enter the last 7 digits of your VIN.
http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

If you have SA693 you should be able to get sirius activated either locally or remotely for about $250 which would include one year of service.
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Go here and enter the last 7 digits of your VIN.
http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

If you have SA693 you should be able to get sirius activated either locally or remotely for about $250 which would include one year of service.
It says no data found
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Strange. That usually only happens for a car which is still on the production line. There are a couple of sites that do the same thing but I imagine they all access the same data base. No typos?
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Strange. That usually only happens for a car which is still on the production line. There are a couple of sites that do the same thing but I imagine they all access the same data base. No typos?
No I tried a few times
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Sal,
I just entered my last 7 and it worked fine so I don't know what else to advise. Sorry.
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No I tried a few times
PM me your short VIN (last 7), and I will check it for you.
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PM me your short VIN (last 7), and I will check it for you.
Ok cool doing it now, thanks!
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Ok cool doing it now, thanks!
I PM'd you your Decoded VIN Options.

Your car has option 693 SATELLITE TUNER PREPARATION, so the hardware (Tuner, Wiring, and Aerial) is there.

You just need a 6F FSC Code Issued by BMW AG for your VIN Imported and Activated in Head Unit and Coding, which is to replace 693 SATELLITE TUNER PREPARATION with 655_SATELLITE_TUNER in FA, and VO Code Head Unit.
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I PM'd you your Decoded VIN Options.

Your car has option 693 SATELLITE TUNER PREPARATION, so the hardware (Tuner, Wiring, and Aerial) is there.

You just need a 6F FSC Code Issued by BMW AG for your VIN Imported and Activated in Head Unit and Coding, which is to replace 693 SATELLITE TUNER PREPARATION with 655_SATELLITE_TUNER in FA, and VO Code Head Unit.
Where can I get this done?
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Where can I get this done?
The FSC Code you order from your Dealer and the coding you can do yourself or have a local coder, or even remote coder do it for you.

Or you could just have Bimmer Retrofit do it all for you.
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The FSC Code you order from your Dealer and the coding you can do yourself or have a local coder, or even remote coder do it for you.

Or you could just have Bimmer Retrofit do it all for you.

Thank bro I really appreciate it!
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Sal, glad to hear the hardware is there. I had a guy in Brooklyn do some coding for me. He can do the Sirius activation. Text Steven at (917) 939-4980 or contact him at ccnoner@aol.com
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Let Bimmer Retrofit do it all for you. FSC + Activation is only $185. Don't get their expensive cable though, get $20 cable from eBay or somewhere else. It seems others are charging way more than this.
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Let Bimmer Retrofit do it all for you. FSC + Activation is only $185. Don't get their expensive cable though, get $20 cable from eBay or somewhere else. It seems others are charging way more than this.
Awesome dude! You just saved me 100 bucks!! Thanks!!!
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Did it in May with them, and pretty happy with the result.
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do you have a link to them? whats the part number of the cable?
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