The Parrot adaptor leads allow aftermarket products [i.e. Parrot kits]with standard ISO blocks to be installed into vehicles with OEM connectors.
2008 CARS >
BMW 1 & 3 Series
Location of a switched ignition source
Take off the panel below the glove box. On the right hand side (near the centre tunnel) you will find a loom with a thick YELLOW/GREEN wire – this is ignition.
Cigar lighter RED/BLACK wire
If fitting Parrot MKi9XXX kit, it is best to fit the brain unit in the front and run two sets of speaker cables (in & out) from front to the back. If the brain is fitted in the rear, the RF remote control for the Parrot kit will not work – due to the distance from the brain unit.
For ignition, there is a purple/yellow wire above the pedels. drop the panel above to gain access.