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      02-20-2013, 10:44 PM   #1
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Can Nav be turned completely off?

Is it possible to turn the Nav completely off, such that the DVD drive is not continually reading the disc? I can hear the drive reading my maps disc all the time, even when I turn the assistance window off and am not using the Nav or viewing the map...
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Take out the DVD?
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So there's no OFF button? BMW intended for that drive to spin continuously for years?

Seems really dumb. This is my first BMW; hope there's not much more of that level of stupidity hidden in this car.
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So there's no OFF button? BMW intended for that drive to spin continuously for years?

Seems really dumb. This is my first BMW; hope there's not much more of that level of stupidity hidden in this car.
Your map disk is in the trunk - you can hear that spinning ?
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I was always wondering why their drives went bad so often :-)
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Your map disk is in the trunk - you can hear that spinning ?
OP has an '08. The pre LCI map disk loads in the head unit under the climate controls.
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OP has an '08. The pre LCI map disk loads in the head unit under the climate controls.
Wow - that would be annoying !!
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Wow - that would be annoying !!
Very much so. The drive was probably silent when new, but now it is audible. I thought I had a problem with my stereo until I figured out where the whirs/buzzes/beeps are coming from.
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