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Hi I have a high pitched noise coming from the speakers of

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Hi I have a high pitched noise coming from the speakers of my 10 plate 3 series tourer when I put the ignition on, without the radio on or engine running. It stops when you remove the ignition key. Can you help?
cheers Phil.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

hello,

 

what kind of help is it that you are seeking?

 

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi I would like to know what this high pitch noise is and how I can stop it it starts as soon as you put the key in and have the ignition on it goes all the time with the engine on or off or the audio system on or off. it comes from all the speakers.


Cheers Phil.

Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

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this suggest a failed amplifier. the usual fix would be to replace the amp. you could also try reprogramming.

 

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Is this easy to replace?

Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

it is not difficult to replace but it may require reprogramming once replaced. also this is an expensive part so you will want to invest in a proper diagnostic to verify 100% that it is the amp and not another control unit causing interference (which is rare but can happen).

 

 

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi when you say its an expensive part how much would this be approx .


Ceeers Phil.

Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

it depends on the exact audio system, could run from 400 to 800 £

 

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thanks.

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