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      08-27-2008, 07:17 AM   #5
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Drives: 11 X3 xDrive35i
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Orland Park, IL

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Originally Posted by Babe View Post
it is the hourly reminder. it has small beeps reminding you at the top of every hour. you can turn it off. if you have i-drive, it is in the setting.
Drove me crazy too until I determined what it was, the following is from my manual:

Switching on the hour signal*
You will hear three tones just before each full hour.

Select "Hour memo" and press the controller.
The hour signal is activated.
2011 X3 xDrive35i F25 (CPO) Space Grey/Black Leather, Packages: Premium, Cold Weather, BMW Apps, Sirius and Technology. BMW CCA Member (WindyCity Chapter). Former cars: 06 750i E65 (CPO) 07 E90 335i (bought used but had problematic iDrive so sold it to get 7-series)