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Thread: Retuning a US car radio for the EU

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    Retuning a US car radio for the EU

    In the US FM stations are spaced min every 200 kHz while in Europe they are spaced min every 100 kHz. Without reprogramming US radios will only tune on even FM frequencies and not the odd frequencies also broadcasted on in Europe meaning some FM stations will be not tunable at all or will have very poor reception.

    The BMW procedure for performing this task is attached. Please note the instructions state to turn the radio on and off then hold the SEL button within 8 seconds... when it should read turn the radio on and then hold the SEL button within 8 seconds...
    Andrew Macpherson

    Expert Z8 Inspections, with full support for both Z8 sale and purchases.

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    Z8Mania
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    Very good info. Thank you Andrew.

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