Wheel control retrofit is a useful upgrade if your Range Rover is
equipped with the Bluetooth
Retrofit kit from bimmernav.com. This is the steering wheel button as used in the 2005-2007 Range Rovers
inch Allen head used to remove airbag
Rover Part Steering wheel Button $165.00
10 mm socket
to remove negative battery cable
YOU MUST DISCONNECT THE ROVER BATTERY BEFORE starting this
process! Please note, the below instructions are a simple
guide to removing the airbag in a 2003-2004 US Range Rover (or
possibly 2002-2004 Euro). Attempting this retrofit may cause
damage to your Rover, or yourself. Follow these instructions
at your own risk. I did not disconnect the wiring to the
airbag and did not get any airbag warning light after reconnecting the
battery. I can not promise that you will have the same luck.
Be careful as you MUST wait 2 minutes after opening or
closing a door prior to disconnecting the battery.
disconnecting the Range Rover battery and letting the car sit for a
while, take the small allen key and push it through the hole in the
of the steering wheel. You want to push the allen head
straight in the hole. You want to be 90 degrees,
perpendicular to the steering column. You want to push in
the spring release to pop off the airbag. The photos below
show the spring. Inside the steering wheel is a little "guide" that
should help you go into the right direction
If you look directly into the hole in the middle
of the spring, you will see a release tab. It is this tab
the airbag into place. The airbag will only move a little
until you release the other side.
not disconnect the wiring, just lean the
airbag to one side to gain access to the Torx 20 screws that hold the
steering wheel controls in place.
the Torx 20
driver, remove the two screws holding the Steering wheel switch into
and replace with new Steering wheel controls. Then line up
the airbag perfectly inline with the springs and press into place.
battery back in and test it out. Upon starting the car with the
battery reconnected turn the steering wheel all the way to the right
and then all the way to the left to reset the steering sensors.
To activate voice
recognition, press and hold the speak button for 2 seconds.
The system will beep and give you a voice prompt at which
time you can give phone, navigation or notepad commands. If
you forgot the commands say "Help", or review the owners guide for
voice control. Users
Manual for the BMW Voice Control System
Response is shown on navigation display
additional information and operational videos are on the following page
Bluetooth Functional Overview and Operational Videos
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