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      04-23-2012, 04:08 PM   #111
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i have trip on my split screen.
Me too! I have the 'auto reset' checked too as I like knowing exactly what time I left home, how many miles, etc.
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      04-23-2012, 09:06 PM   #112
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The lights on the inside of the visors will not turn on/will turn off if the visor is pushed toward the windshield. The lights work only when the visor is vertical (and the mirror cover is pushed to the side).
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      04-26-2012, 09:20 AM   #113
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Timeshift/Traffic Jump

I know I have mentioned the superb interfaces of MOG radio, Pandora and Sirius, but I actually just got to reading the manual and the sirius functions are more than you can imagine. I just discovered that there is a one hour buffer with sirius that you can replay songs, etc. There is also a favorites alert for your favorite artists, songs or sports teams. There is also a function called Traffic Jump that toggles between broadcasting your music and traffic/weather. This is kind of neat, but Im sure it could be rather annoying. It would be nice in the event of tornado watches, etc. though.

Anyhow, Im glad I finally got to it!
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      04-26-2012, 09:37 AM   #114
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The lights on the inside of the visors will not turn on/will turn off if the visor is pushed toward the windshield. The lights work only when the visor is vertical (and the mirror cover is pushed to the side).
That's the same for several generations of 3 series already...


Anyways, what i found cơol was: when you open one of the rear dơors; the appropriate ceiling lights will turn on for the same side...

something you probably would find on an S-Class decades ago, and now available on our lowly 3 series
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      04-26-2012, 03:39 PM   #115
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There is a feature where you can set what time you want the fan to start blowing so that the interior is cool by the time you get in and one to keep the car cool if you're coming right back and turn the car off.
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      04-26-2012, 04:04 PM   #116
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There is a feature where you can set what time you want the fan to start blowing so that the interior is cool by the time you get in and one to keep the car cool if you're coming right back and turn the car off.
i tried to find this. where is it?
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      04-26-2012, 04:09 PM   #117
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i tried to find this. where is it?
Under the Climate menu I think
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      04-26-2012, 04:18 PM   #118
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i tried to find this. where is it?
I'm hoping this is standard on all models.

It comes under "Parked car ventilation" in the owner's manual. Look under Settings>Climate in iDrive for the settings.
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      04-26-2012, 04:43 PM   #119
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I'm hoping this is standard on all models.

It comes under "Parked car ventilation" in the owner's manual. Look under Settings>Climate in iDrive for the settings.
i think i remember seeing this and it was greyed out.
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i think i remember seeing this and it was greyed out.
It's grayed out until you set one of the timers
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It's grayed out until you set one of the timers
ooh thanks.
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      04-26-2012, 07:26 PM   #122
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i think i remember seeing this and it was greyed out.
Get to that screen and then turn the car off. Once the car is off (first press of the button) it will allow you to press it.
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      04-26-2012, 07:51 PM   #123
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There is a feature where you can set what time you want the fan to start blowing so that the interior is cool by the time you get in and one to keep the car cool if you're coming right back and turn the car off.
I tried this in my other cars an from
what I remember it just circulates the hot air already in the car. I don't believe that it activates the AC. so in Florida it doesn't work all that well.
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i tried to find this. where is it?
Under the Climate menu I think
I had this feature on the 2011 car
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Couldnt you do it from here as well? Has anyone tried as yet

I just knew I should have forked over $600 for BMW Assist and $299 for BMW apps.
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This is the second pic I've seen of a gauge cluster like this. Does anyone know how to set the center screen to display white text? Or is that only on certain lines (I have sportline, is it maybe only on Modern)?
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mine would turn bright in the.morning and only turn orange when its dark
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That's the same for several generations of 3 series already...
Yep.

And it is still a "cool feature."
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mine would turn bright in the.morning and only turn orange when its dark
Yep, and the HUD does the same thing. White in the daytime and amber during evening/night.
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Couldnt you do it from here as well? Has anyone tried as yet

what is this screenshot from?
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I tried this in my other cars an from
what I remember it just circulates the hot air already in the car. I don't believe that it activates the AC. so in Florida it doesn't work all that well.
The manual for the Parked Car Ventilation paragraph (p139) says: "Open the vents to allow air to flow out".

Presumably if that's not done then you just get recirculated air. Mind you, I've not tried that myself because it's been plenty cool enough the past two days.
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Couldnt you do it from here as well? Has anyone tried as yet

Is that screen from an iPhone app? I don't see that option from my BMW Remote app. Thanks.
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