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Old 11-02-2010, 06:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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2001 330i audio upgrade help

Hello friends..
I am new to this site and need your help. Well, I recently purchased a 2001 330i with Harmon Kardon audio system from my friend. Everything is working pretty fine, but the car audio quality is poor. So I am planning to add aftermarket subs to the Harmon Kardon. Just wondering do I need to get a new amp? If so, then what would be the easiest way to install these upgrades?

Any help will be appreciated.
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Easiest way? Use a qualified car audio shop. Do you need a new amp? If you want better sound, then yes. You can do it yourself, but on these cars, know what you are doing! Since it is a sub and it will require a breaker near the battery and hardwiring in, I would leave it to the experts.
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I have just purchased a 01 330i (1 month ago) and twice all the doors would not open except drivers then mysteriously started to work again, HELP!!!
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I have just purchased a 01 330i (1 month ago) and twice all the doors would not open except drivers then mysteriously started to work again, HELP!!!
Ronald, your having issues with what's known as your Central Locking System. Check all of your fuses to start.
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Ronald, your having issues with what's known as your Central Locking System. Check all of your fuses to start.
Thanks Lord , that is 1st thing I did, then tried, per owners manual, manually turning key twice to unlock, no luck!!!
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This is a common issues on the E36 and E46. The E46 has something called the GM5 module. This link will help: BMW General Module 5 (GMV, ZKE V)
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This is a common issues on the E36 and E46. The E46 has something called the GM5 module. This link will help: BMW General Module 5 (GMV, ZKE V)
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