E46 carman harmen sound system

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  1. 16 Oct 2012 at 6:07 PM #1
    Leeac

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    Does anyone know off sound problems
     
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  2. 16 Oct 2012 at 6:08 PM #2
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    BM54 would probably be the culprit. Lost sound on one speaker?
     
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  3. 16 Oct 2012 at 8:28 PM #3
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  4. 16 Oct 2012 at 8:35 PM #4
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    If you have a fault, its good to let us know what the fault is.

    As Chris said, if you have 1 or more speakers not working, the bm54 is faulty. Which can be repaired by myself.

    If all your speakers are off, then there is 3 reasons

    1-bm54 is dead, which means the left side buttons on the screen is not working. 50% of the time, unplugging the bm54 (under the navigation drive) and plugging it back in will fix it.

    2-If you still have control on the left side of the screen, but no sound, then the HK amp could be the fault, but its very very rear.

    3-all 4 channels have could have failed on the bm54, but thats perfectly repairable.

    Or the other fault, which is a loud high pitched noise from all speakers, increase and decrease with volume. That is also something I repair.
     
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  5. 16 Oct 2012 at 9:49 PM #5
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  6. 16 Oct 2012 at 9:50 PM #6
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  7. 17 Oct 2012 at 9:57 AM #7
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    Cheers for the info all.problem is right side speakers not working and when you select tv mute appears and no sound at all would the bm54 give this problem
     
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  8. 24 Oct 2012 at 10:12 AM #8
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    The car I just bought has the same problem, driver door speakers not working. I'm going to check it over when next week but any info would be appreciated.

    Will check the bm54 as posted earlier
     
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  9. 24 Oct 2012 at 10:25 AM #9
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    Definitely the bm54 mate. Your in london, so you are more than welcome to pop round for me to test your bm54 and confirm whether it is the culprit, and then repair and upgrade it for you. :thumbsup:
     
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  10. 24 Oct 2012 at 10:47 AM #10
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    Yeah defo mate, will give me a chance to nosey at your car lol

    After seeing yours I wanted Imola Red so bad but there as rare as a virgin in a brothel :D

    Will give u a pm when I have my motor lol
     
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  11. 31 Oct 2012 at 9:15 AM #11
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    Still have no idea what a carmen harmen sound system is...sounds pretty good though.. Is it ?
     
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  12. 31 Oct 2012 at 9:36 AM #12
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    Not having much joy finding a replacement speaker. Any idea how much these go for from the stealer?

    Or is here a direct after market speaker I can buy?

    Any help appreciated :)
     
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  13. 31 Oct 2012 at 9:41 AM #13
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    I would search eBay mate...
     
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  14. 31 Oct 2012 at 10:04 AM #14
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    I did not much joy:(
     
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  15. 31 Oct 2012 at 10:29 AM #15
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    £56 from a dealer. May have to take the plunge if there's nothing else around:confused:
     
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  16. 16 Nov 2012 at 11:18 PM #16
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    I just purchased some infinity reference 16.5 cm's. hoping for a straight forward fit, they're fairly shallow and have the same 3ohm rating.

    And on the box it's "infinity by harman".

    Will keep you posted on fitting.
     
    Dazz0i, Nov 16, 2012
  17. 17 Nov 2012 at 7:33 AM #17
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    Sounds good! Def let us know :thumbsup:
     
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    that's terrible is it all resolved now?
     
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    You missed one....

    Volume could be turned down, lol
     
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    Carman Harmen. Lol
     
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