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      12-11-2012, 09:51 PM   #10

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2008 BMW 335i  [3.75]
Originally Posted by schulrog View Post
ok but lets say you're just sitting still and the shifter is in D. then you tap the paddle and M1 or M2 shows.. how long does it exactly take in seconds until it switches automatically back into D. Also, what happens with the baseplate where P, R, N, D, DS is displayed by the shifter. For the LEDs, does DS only, D only or do both D and DS light up?
Same idea. If you drive more aggressively, it'll hold the Mx longer. If you ease off the stop, then it'll go back to D after it shifts into the next gear.

When it's in DS, the only light on the opposite side of the (I guess the DS light) is illuminated.