BMW Bluetooth Kit for 3 Series 1999-06 E46 USA &(Euro 03/02-06)

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BMW Bluetooth retrofit for North American E46 built 1999-2006 and Euro E46 built after 03/02
This kit is designed to be a plug and play upgrade for your E46 3 Series, providing voice control of your navigation (if equipped) and voice control of your cellular phone. Each kit is specific to the build date of your car, so please select the proper information below for us to get you the correct kit for your specific car.

What is BMW Bluetooth?

Bluetooth Functional Overview

Users Manual for the BMW Bluetooth System

Users Manual for the BMW Voice Control System
(features included in Bluetooth kit)

BMW recommended phones for BMW Bluetooth System

Bluetooth Features and Functionality

Center Console phone phone tray shown in the photo above is an optional piece. The standard kit for the 3 series includes only the E46 pairing button without the replacing the cupholders.

Bluetooth is a new function of the latest cellular phones that allows you to wirelessly connect your cellular phone to other accessories such as a laptop or wireless headset. BMW's Bluetooth system takes advantage of this functionality to allow you to use your standard Bluetooth enabled phone in your BMW providing safe hands-fee operation while driving, plus some additional features such as voice control of your cellular phone and navigation system (if equipped).


The nice thing about Bluetooth is you do not need to physically connect your cellular phone to your BMW. You can keep your phone in your pocket or purse and still use all of the functions. Any of the pictures showing the cellphone phone in a cradle are just illustrating the optional charging and the boosting of your cellular phone antenna using the optional BMW snap in adapters.

With the BMW Bluetooth system you can use the BMW steering wheel and radio controls to navigate your cellular phone phonebook, dial numbers, increase volume, ect. The system also allows for the voice control of your cellular phone, voice control of your navigation system and notepad (to save a message to yourself for later replay). The system operates just as your BMW factory installed phone would operate with the added benefit of voice recognition and voice control of phone and nav.


BMW Bluetooth Systems are for BMWs either with Navigation or without Navigation.

NOTE: Our Bluetooth Kits come with the latest Generation BMW ULF modules Available as shown in the BMW Compatibility matrix (and NOT the problematic first generation 84 21 954 552 others are selling, Be careful on getting older ULF modules as some people have had difficulties and incompatibilities with the old first generation ULF modules. Why use Our Bluetooth Solution?

Detailed Installations instructions will ship with your kit. For a pictorial overview of the E46 installation click HERE.

For other very well documented installation instructions please visit the following website 2004 BMW 330CI convertible installation instructions. These instructions are applicable for both convertibles and other E46 installations.

Brief Operational Videos of BMW Bluetooth retrofit (BMW Navigation not required for Bluetooth functionality)

All Kits available for immediate Shipment

Optional Snap in adapters

Other Options

Optional ULF Control Bracket 84 13 6 924 553 OR (84 13 6 924 948 Convertible) - this is the Bracket that comes already installed in your E46 if your car was equipped with BMW assist from the factory. This bracket comes with (4) Bolt w/ washer 07 11 9 902 932 (4) Hex nut 63 21 1 371 401 (4) Clip nut 61 13 1 372 033

Optional ULF Control Bracket 84 13 6 924 550 ~$19.20 - for E46 without the CD changer bracket

Optional ULF Control Bracket 84 13 6 924 698 ~$19.20 - for E46 touring

Optional Bluetooth antenna mounting bracket 84 13 6 912 160 - available at your local dealer, although many people just use double sided tape

BMW Center console Frame for Eject Box installations~$20.00 - available at your local dealer

Black 51 16 7 110 646
Gray 51 16 7 110 647
Beige 51 16 7 110 648

If you have a Euro E46 built PRIOR to 03/02 please see kits on this page