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      04-07-2008, 09:22 PM   #1
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Extra buttons beside rear shade button?

Correct me if I am wrong, but did I see a few extra buttons beside the rear shade button? Any ideas on what could be put there?
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      04-08-2008, 09:19 AM   #2
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Its for the roof on the conv, there are six, seat warmer left, PDC, rear sunshade, none, none, seat warmer right, that's what I was told by the dealer.
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      07-13-2011, 10:34 AM   #3
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A (with rounded arrow outside)

I have a button next to my rear shade button that has an A with a rounded arrow outside of the A.

I'm not sure what that does either... Can't seem to find it in my manual.
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      07-13-2011, 11:07 AM   #4
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That's the Auto On/Off button. Default here in the US is off and I have never used it...
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      07-13-2011, 11:34 AM   #5
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Do you mean the climate "AUTO" button?

I have another AUTO button that does that...
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      07-13-2011, 11:43 AM   #6
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I have a button next to my rear shade button that has an A with a rounded arrow outside of the A.

I'm not sure what that does either... Can't seem to find it in my manual.
hahahaha cmonnn the dealers should show you what these things do at pickup.. it's auto start stop
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      07-13-2011, 12:09 PM   #7
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I agree. I sent my guy a picture with the question and he just said it had to do with "drive mode".... but I couldn't find the mention anywhere.

Thank you for the info!

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicle...tart_stop.html
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      07-13-2011, 12:12 PM   #8
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No, not climate. I guess I could have used the proper name Auto Start/Stop, which is what I meant, rather than on/off...
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Basically what is does is when you come to a stop at, say, a traffic light, the car turns itself off. When you press the clutch (or I guess the gas pedal on DCT), the car automatically turns itself back on so you can keep driving. It's supposedly a way to be economical and save gas. Hope that helps!
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