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      11-06-2012, 11:55 PM   #1
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iDrive activated when door is opened

When I open the door to my 328i in my garage, I can hear the iDrive boot up and the hard disk spin. The engine is off and there is no key in my pocket. Any idea what it is doing?
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      11-07-2012, 05:18 AM   #2
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Are you sure it's the iDrive? My 335i does the same and I suspect it's the fuel pump turning on briefly to pressurise the fuel lines ready for engine start. VWs certainly do this as well.
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