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      08-13-2012, 10:04 AM   #6
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Drives: 2008 E90 M3
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Location: Columbus, Ohio

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Originally Posted by kscarrol View Post
Don't think the iDrive issue is totally heat related... I have had three BMW's (545, 550 and the M3) with iDrive here in New Orleans where temps are regularly above 90 and I have never had the symptoms you describe. Could just be old age!
Might be old age! But it is definitely heat related as that's the only time it happens and it happens consistently when hot.

Originally Posted by ///MMB View Post
Maybe try starting it without the nav DVD in the DVD reader? Just a wild guess that it's taking a while bc it's trying to read the DVD that might have expanded in the heat.
Great point. I'll give it a try. It is a burned DVD also so maybe that's part of the equation. Thanks
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