Originally Posted by Alex///M
Are you saying that the new iDrive controller can be swapped in for the old one and it will work without any programming at the dealer needed?
Is it as simple as a swap - remove the controller from the panel, unplug the old controller, plug in the new one and insert back into the panel?
Yes, but you need a new console trim panel to mount that new controller. The new controller is available to order right now, but not
that new console trim panel as of today, though.