The cost to repair or replace the CCC navigation unit at BMW dealerships varies between $1000 and $1600. Another popular solution for BMW owners is to use a third-party vendor who offers BMW CCC Repair on eBay and will repair your existing unit. CIC is the newer system and more powerful than CCC.
- 1 What is a BMW CCC unit?
- 2 Why is my BMW iDrive not working?
- 3 What is the difference between CIC and CCC?
- 4 How do you know if you have CCC or CIC?
- 5 How much does it cost to fix BMW iDrive?
- 6 How do I restore my iDrive to factory settings?
- 7 Can I upgrade CIC to NBT?
- 8 How do I update my BMW e92 software?
- 9 What navigation system does BMW use?
- 10 What is BMW MPM?
What is a BMW CCC unit?
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.
Why is my BMW iDrive not working?
Push and hold both the CD and DVD eject buttons at the same time. While holding the eject buttons push the volume/on/off button. The display should go blank and then reset. The other procedure to try is a battery reset.
What is the difference between CIC and CCC?
CCC is the first generation of iDrive found in BMW models up to 2007. CIC was the next generation of iDrive that you will find in BMWs from 2008 to the present. CCC to CIC changes included a different display, a faster processor, and a redesigned controller.
How do you know if you have CCC or CIC?
A quick way to tell if you have BMW CCC or CIC is to look at the CD & DVD slots.
- If you have two slots, CD and DVD, it means you have CCC.
- If you have only one CD slot, it means that you have the BMW CIC unit. In this case, the navigation maps are stored in an internal hard drive.
How much does it cost to fix BMW iDrive?
BMW Navigation system may fail due to a defective Car Communication Computer, known as CCC. If BMW CCC fails, BMW navigation and iDrive will not work. In some cases, the navigation system may work intermittently. The cost to repair or replace the CCC navigation unit at BMW dealerships varies between $1000 and $1600.
How do I restore my iDrive to factory settings?
iDrive shuts down fully when you turn off and lock the car, for about 12 minutes. In most BMWs you can also reboot it like a computer by holding the volume button in for 20-25 seconds continuously, which restarts the computer for the idrive system / navigation etc.
Can I upgrade CIC to NBT?
Upgrading CIC to NBT Evo ID5/ID6 is only possible in F-series vehicles.
How do I update my BMW e92 software?
Go to update page, enter last 7 of VIN, if there’s a update available there will be a download button at the bottom of the page. Downloaded the bin onto laptop, moved to flash drive. Start car, plug drive into usb in center armrest, IDrive menu, settings, software update, and then update software.
The BMW iDrive infotainment system offers an available navigation system. This built-in GPS has many features and benefits to make getting around easier. Here are some reasons to make sure your next BMW has iDrive navigation.
What is BMW MPM?
Many BMW 5 and 6 Series have Micro Power Module (MPM), which is used to power the iDrive, Radio, Navigation, and the LCD screen on the dashboard. BMW MPM module is responsible for your entertainment, communication, and navigation system.