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How do I connect my cell phone to the radio in my 2001

Customer Question

How do I connect my cell phone to the radio in my 2001 mercedes SL500?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 11 months ago.

Does your 500 have Factory Radio "with" Bluetooth??
IF you have the Factory Radio, it likely has the obsolete Motorola Timeport
You "cannot" use that system with the newer cellphones that are "911 compliant", as of 2005
You will need to install an Update Kit like:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mercedes-Bluetooth-Phone-Update-Kit-w-B6787-5856-B67875856-D2B-/151910899076?hash=item235e985d84:g:-VoAAOxykmZTKdyF

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Or if you can find these parts:

V60 BT Adapter, B67875856

Q6820976 Cradle Eliminator Cable Kit

Q6820971 Universal PSE

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