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      06-18-2015, 04:53 AM   #1
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Hi,

I have F30 with no lines, but I have lighting package on the car. I didn't have options about Ambient Lighting on the Idrive before coding.

I have coded my car with below codes,

HU_ENTRY, COLOUR_SWITCH, Activ --> it was no active, I have changed to aktiv
HU_ENTRY, COLOUR_SWITCH_LINES, sport --> it was no active, I have changed to Sport

I can see Ambient Lighting menu with Classic and Sport on Idrive after coding. I'm choosing Sport light from Idrive but I can not see near the Ambient set Sport or Classic when I choose Sport or Classic. it's empty.

I think that it should be like following,


I can see and choose Classic and Sport under the Ambient menu. but I'm seeing the like following, so it's empty.



What can be the problem?

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      06-18-2015, 01:22 PM   #2
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You may just have the orange ambient light. If I remember right, only the sport line and m-sport got the sport lights, that's why we didn't get the air bag light the head rests.

Another reason is that you may not have had ambient lighting at all, which is why you didn't have the option.
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      06-18-2015, 04:18 PM   #3
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Yes, I have just orange ambient light, I have tried to open sport ambient. but not works. I wonder that my problem is coding or hardware(led) is not support it.
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      06-18-2015, 04:59 PM   #4
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Switching between the two makes so little difference. Personally the option is a not worth the effort.
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      06-18-2015, 05:20 PM   #5
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F30 no lines do not get both colours
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      06-18-2015, 07:24 PM   #6
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Orange light is better anyways, classic BMW. I tried the white light and didn't like, but that's a personal preference of course.
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      06-19-2015, 05:17 AM   #7
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Orange light is better anyways, classic BMW. I tried the white light and didn't like, but that's a personal preference of course.
As far as I understand, you coded your car to open white light without no line.

How did you try white light? Also I want to try it.


Thanks,
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      06-19-2015, 09:26 AM   #8
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Orange light is better anyways, classic BMW. I tried the white light and didn't like, but that's a personal preference of course.
As far as I understand, you coded your car to open white light without no line.

How did you try white light? Also I want to try it.


Thanks,
I had white light, the sport line can switch between orange and white. Just saying that I still stick with orange.
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      06-19-2015, 09:50 AM   #9
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I had white light, the sport line can switch between orange and white. Just saying that I still stick with orange.
Ok, I see, you already have two colour options due to sport line package.
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Ok, I see, you already have two colour options due to sport line package.
Bryan06,

I have 2014 no-line F30. Ambient lighting is only one color in my car, orange. Originally, I wanted to be able to change between white and orange; but now, I actually find that orange quite good because at night as it does not affect my night vision and matches the night time color of the dashboard & HUD (which change to white during daylight).
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Bryan06,

I have 2014 no-line F30. Ambient lighting is only one color in my car, orange. Originally, I wanted to be able to change between white and orange; but now, I actually find that orange quite good because at night as it does not affect my night vision and matches the night time color of the dashboard & HUD (which change to white during daylight).
Yes You're right, orange is good. I just wondered white light. But I couldn't coded, No problem, I love my car like this
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Yes You're right, orange is good. I just wondered white light. But I couldn't coded, No problem, I love my car like this
Bryan06,

I'm with you!!
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Hi did you get any further with this ????
its exactly what i want to do, i have no line but i have checked the cup holder leds and there is orange and white leds and ive checked the wiring to it there is as feed to a orange led and a white led so I think the hardware is there just have not optons

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Yes You're right, orange is good. I just wondered white light. But I couldn't coded, No problem, I love my car like this
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I have the lights package and coral red interior. the white looks like crap on the red so i leave it on the classic bmw orange
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Hi did you get any further with this ????
its exactly what i want to do, i have no line but i have checked the cup holder leds and there is orange and white leds and ive checked the wiring to it there is as feed to a orange led and a white led so I think the hardware is there just have not optons
As everyone said, if you have a no line CIC, the entry for ambient lighting is under HU_CIC under colour switch and the ability to change lines from not aktiv, sport, xline, modern, and luxury and have the option to change the color show up on the display but will not do anything to actually change the ambient color.
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