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      01-14-2007, 04:03 AM   #23
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Like the E46's when the temperature drops below 37F you get a warning light about possible ice on the road.
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      01-14-2007, 04:04 AM   #24
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can u set that to just open the moonroof?

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      01-14-2007, 04:09 AM   #25
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- Hidden OBC functions
- Pressing DTC button does not turn off DTC but rather it turns on DTC and DTC is a version of DSC that gives the car ability to be more instable before the stability system intervenes. (Sorry, I had to do this because I still see tons of people mixed up about this feature)
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      01-14-2007, 06:54 AM   #26
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on the E46 M3 i had when you switch off the car and then dip your beams, the light stays on few a few seconds ... i only found that out jus before selling it
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I learned a lot from this topic on the M3 forum.. Anyways just post a fun fact about the car.


The reset button on the A/C when pressed after the car is off will use residual heat from the engine to keep the car warm. It really helps out in the winter when you have to make a 20-30 min stop inside a place.
I do,cos I've done my reading on the manual!
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      01-14-2007, 09:13 AM   #28
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I learned a lot from this topic on the M3 forum.. Anyways just post a fun fact about the car.
Thanks for the tip; good info is always appreciated. One thing though -- this information is in the manual. Everyone read the instructions, right?
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      01-14-2007, 11:02 AM   #29
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Thanks for the tip; good info is always appreciated. One thing though -- this information is in the manual. Everyone read the instructions, right?
When all else fails....
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      01-14-2007, 11:09 AM   #30
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One thing though -- this information is in the manual. Everyone read the instructions, right?
I can't read and I drive like a dumb@$$
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For those without CA, you can still drive without the key fob inserted in the slot.
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      01-14-2007, 12:05 PM   #32
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I was surprised to find out that 'Comfort Access' involves rubbing the door handle vigourously for 5-10 seconds, as if you were trying to jerk it off, until the damned door actually unlocks :mad:
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      01-14-2007, 12:10 PM   #33
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I was surprised to find out that 'Comfort Access' involves rubbing the door handle vigourously for 5-10 seconds, as if you were trying to jerk it off, until the damned door actually unlocks :mad:
dude too funny
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      01-14-2007, 12:11 PM   #34
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For those without CA, you can still drive without the key fob inserted in the slot.
how can u do that??
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      01-14-2007, 12:12 PM   #35
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if you want the passenger side mirror to go down while you are un reverse mode, just put the mirror adjusting button on the left, otherwise put it on the right...
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      01-14-2007, 12:17 PM   #36
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I was surprised to find out that 'Comfort Access' involves rubbing the door handle vigourously for 5-10 seconds, as if you were trying to jerk it off, until the damned door actually unlocks :mad:
Yours is broken then. I can lock and unlock with the lightest touch even though gloves.
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Yours is broken then. I can lock and unlock with the lightest touch even though gloves.
Yes, I think from what members have told me, I should go & see the dealer about it.
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      01-14-2007, 12:57 PM   #38
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Awesome topic. Keep it going!
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Like the E46's when the temperature drops below 37F you get a warning light about possible ice on the road.
Same on E90!:rocks:
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how can u do that??
It has been discussed before. Try this: get in car and place key fob into the slot, start engine with key fob in slot, turn off engine, take key fob out of slot and press the start engine button without the key fob in slot. You have to do it real quick, it gives you 15-30 seconds to restart the engine after you take the key fob out.

Dont know what was the reason for this. Give it a try.
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It`s so that you can give your keys to the officer and then still run him over.
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      01-14-2007, 02:11 PM   #42
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After turning off the car flip the headlight stalk back and your headlights will stay lit for a few seconds after you lock the car.
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Like the E46's when the temperature drops below 37F you get a warning light about possible ice on the road.
Just saw that for the 1st time this morning myself. Burrrrrrrrr.
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Rear wiper on the E91 is designed to work on an intermittent basis---put the vehicle into reverse and the wiper operates continuously---it goes back to intermittent when you select a forward gear.
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