Can you change BMW iDrive?
Your dealer may be able to update your iDrive firmware next time you take your car in for a service. In other cases, though, the only way to update your BMW iDrive system is by replacing it with a new and improved version.
What is a CCC module BMW?
CCC stands for Car Communication Computer. iDrive is a collection of hardware and software which has the role of controlling the entertainment and communication modules in BMW cars produced from 2001 onwards. The BMW CCC unit is one particular model of the BMW iDrive system.
How do I code my CCC BMW?
- Press F4 (Process ECU)
- Select the first module you need to code (CGATE), see explanation below.
- Press F3 (Execute job)
- Redo step 4-9.
- Select the next module you need to code (CHOST) until all five are coded.
- Done! Your CCC is now matched to your VO (the options on your car)
Can you install iDrive on BMW?
It allows you to update your multimedia, Bluetooth, internet connectivity and mobile compatibility with your iDrive system, and may bring you a lot of convenience, as you can install it all on your own as long as your BMW is equipped with a Combox.
Can a BMW iDrive CCC unit be repaired?
All CCC faults can be repaired. In fact, all CCC navigation units currently for sale are refurbished CCC units. If you are thinking of replacing your faulty CCC unit with another one, you should ask yourself why you should pay more for the same service.
Can a BMW CCC / CIC / NBT be replaced?
The CCC/CIC/NBT unit comes pre-coded for your vehicle and it is plug-and-play. Simply unplug your original iDrive unit and plug in the new one. Our CCC/CIC/NBT iDrive replacement only includes the iDrive unit. Does NOT include a display, iDrive controller, various wiring.
Which is better BMW CIC or CCC unit?
The BMW CIC unit has more capability and functionality than the CCC version. It allows for the DVD in motion coding feature because of its higher processing power, but is more difficult to update maps.
How to tell if you have a BMW CCC or CIC navigation?
Many people are confused as to what kind of navigation unit is in their BMW. This page will help identify whether or not one has a BMW CCC or a BMW CIC navigation unit. Maps are easily upgradeable by swapping out the Navigation DVD and letting the car power down completely from standby.