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November 09, 2016, 06:28:55 PM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #45 on: November 09, 2016, 06:28:55 PM »
Mine was in the left boot cubby where the Nav drive & CD player rack is.
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November 10, 2016, 09:44:01 AM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #46 on: November 10, 2016, 09:44:01 AM »
Pulled the fuses last night and disconnected the battery, neither got the Bluetooth working sadly.

Aside from the module is there anything else that it could be really?! At least the modules are pretty cheap second hand, but it would be good to pin point the problem before shelling out £25 odd!

November 10, 2016, 10:16:11 AM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #47 on: November 10, 2016, 10:16:11 AM »
Check the button is connected underneath (known to be disconnected).

If you have an Intravee that will force pair mode too.

I'm planning on getting an Intravee, can you explain how it "forces" pair mode?

Someone on another forum also mentioned about being able to get into pairing via carly app or some other software. Does anyone know any more about this?

November 10, 2016, 10:22:22 AM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #48 on: November 10, 2016, 10:22:22 AM »
Rather than faff around with the face button, you can just select bluetooth pairing via the computer screen.

November 10, 2016, 10:25:22 AM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #49 on: November 10, 2016, 10:25:22 AM »
Thanks.

What are the options for software? Nothing too dear, but something easy to use that will allow me to do this.

November 10, 2016, 10:25:29 PM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #50 on: November 10, 2016, 10:25:29 PM »
Wishful thinking, but having the seat belt on didn't make any difference either!

November 10, 2016, 11:31:04 PM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #51 on: November 10, 2016, 11:31:04 PM »
Thanks.

What are the options for software? Nothing too dear, but something easy to use that will allow me to do this.

The intravee does this.

November 11, 2016, 09:40:40 AM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #52 on: November 11, 2016, 09:40:40 AM »
Just bought one online and I noticed this in the manual.

It just says its possible, but doesnt actually give instructions. How do you go about doing it via the Intravee?

November 27, 2016, 09:04:41 PM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #53 on: November 27, 2016, 09:04:41 PM »
Activating via the Intravee didn't work.

I got a copy of INPA and connected it this evening to try activating via it. However when I went into telephone initially this error message came up;



It cleared and I could proceed, but when I went to the activate option it didn't make any difference in the car- still no Bluetooth pairing.

Anyone know if this warning would've made a difference?

I also scanned for codes in the same section and there was nothing logged. Is there another software specifically used for fault finding that at pick something up instead? I was sure if I couldn't activate using INPA the module would be at fault, but am thrown now that it didn't produce any fault codes!

Any suggestions?!

November 27, 2016, 09:47:09 PM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #54 on: November 27, 2016, 09:47:09 PM »
Anyone know how to delete paired Bluetooth devices using DIS?

November 28, 2016, 01:27:39 PM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #55 on: November 28, 2016, 01:27:39 PM »
That warning doesn't affect it.
I always got that.

I think you need to turn BT off in INPA then back on, and there will be an option to pair...

as PM i'll check when i can mate..

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November 29, 2016, 06:59:44 AM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #56 on: November 29, 2016, 06:59:44 AM »
No worries, thanks.

I turned it off and back on I think, but didn't see an option to pair.

December 04, 2016, 11:30:49 AM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #57 on: December 04, 2016, 11:30:49 AM »
Anyone used navcoder to force a pairing?

When I connected it can read my module ok, but the "code tcu" box is always greyed out.

I've ticked enable Bluetooth and when I press Bluetooth name the name appears. I've tried entering the passkey but still no change.

Am I missing something?!




December 06, 2016, 06:55:15 PM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #58 on: December 06, 2016, 06:55:15 PM »
Right, I'm close to giving up. I can get a replacement unit for £40 so will try that before resorting to a Parrot.

Anyone tell me which piece of software is used to code a new module to the car? And is it handy enough?


December 21, 2016, 09:51:18 PM
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Re: E53 Bluetooth Connectivity
« Reply #59 on: December 21, 2016, 09:51:18 PM »
My mechanic has confirmed the module is goosed.

If I buy a second hand TCU module would it be plug and play? Or does it need coded to my car even if it has already been removed from another car?

He seemed to think a ULF unit would be plug and play?