My 328 loaner would not work either. Maybe it was a bad morning for the wife and I, but we really had a hard time with this. The video was enlightening, as I recall the steps in the manual weren't quite what I had to do. The garage door opener manual was the key for us--although the garage door opener manual was difficult at best. But if anyone can add info I will be grateful.
The wife's '12 touring works just fine with our ca 2005 opener. Anyone have experience in this? I'd like t o program a homelink button to open it instead of the key fob. Anyone have any tips on how to get the Homelink on my 09 328i to work with a garage door with a rolling code? Vehicle exhaust contains carbon monoxide, a dangerous gas. It pains me greatly to say this, but I might not be much help. I would prefer if the buttons where located near the sunroof opener, or on some fixed spot. It should work without a repeater. Car must be running don't park under the garage door while doing the initialization 2.
Just in case you still haven't got it working: It helped me a lot when I put the remote opener in between the rearview mirror and the windshield. We eventually got it working, but it was a big challenge. If necessary, follow steps 5-7 to complete the training for a rolling code device. The next time you press it the light should be red. When the indicator light flashes rapidly, both buttons may be released. Because 6 month letter, when we change motor and get new one with two new remote controls - take me a 45 sec to program again.
Calibrating The Mirror Part 2 Once you see everything is working you can turn on your cabin lights to see how the mirror auto dims. Then Lift your fingers from both buttons. At first, I followed the directions very literally as stated in the manual with no success. This is also the case for you. While continuing to hold remote button, press the HomeLink ® button you want programmed.
That's the only change to the instructions in the Nissan Manual. It would not program while holding it in front of the mirror. I had similar trouble with mine. I would prefer if the buttons where located near the sunroof opener, or on some fixed spot. To erase the programmed buttons, perform the procedure shown in step number 1.
The indicator light will flash slowly and then rapidly after several seconds upon successful training. All I remember is that we spent an entire Sunday morning trying to figure it out. But here is one more question. Any suggestions would be appreciated. The dealer sells a retrofit kit or harness connector just for this thing. I'm going to print out the instructions and try them when I get home this evening.
Keep in mind, both my wife and I have engineering backgrounds. A pain, but homelink doesn't work when the Bimmer is off. When programming a garage door opener, it is advised to park outside of the garage. So I was able to un-clip the E90's in-car-connector's wire pigtail leaving just the mirror and it's connector. There's a ton of info out there to include videos, but after a week of frustration I called tech support and I'm glad I did. Just when I was convinced I would have to carry the Genie remote control, I found a small variation of the programming instructions on HomeLink's site, supposedly just for Canadians. Once the mirror that is currently in your E46 has auto dim then the connector harness will be the same for all later year mirrors with auto dim as well as other mirrors with both auto dim and the other features.
If you have another garage door opener model please refer to the written instructions on our. Have had the car back a week and have not been able to get Home Link to work. By following the slightly different instructions for Canadians, I was able to easily program my on-board HomeLink transmitter for my new garage door opener. I called Homelink and it said it would only work with homelink units that have a green light and not red or yellow. Do the instructions described above work on rolling code garage door openers? I wish I had checked bimmerfest before wasing half an hour trying to get it programmed over the weekend! Those of you with post 2010 builds are prob fine. Homelink's solution is to mail a 'repeater' to you.
I just recently replaced my garage door opener with a new Chamberlain belt drive opener and can't make the homelink in my 335i Coupe work with it. I sent a gripe letter to Homelink complaining that a product's claim of compatibility is a tad lame if said product requires some doo dad to achieve it. It was kind of folded over or coiled up, not really needed when using the manual opener. Each time you press it, hold it for about 2-3 secs to give the opener time to receive the rolling codes. The wife's '12 touring works just fine with our ca 2005 opener.