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      04-03-2012, 08:37 AM   #1
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DRL's work with one key and not the other?

hey guys,

got the car back from the dealer, and the halos are no longer automatically on in Auto headlamp mode...but they work fine if i turn them to the on option using the rotary dial to control the lighting of the car...

but when i use my second set of keys the halo's are automatically on....

is there a setting in idrive or somewhere that i am missing, its baffling me...

i tried to explain it as clearly as i could, but basically, my halo's come on automatically during the day with one set of keys and not with the other set of keys....

any ideas?

thanks a lot
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      04-03-2012, 08:42 AM   #2
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each keys are personalized, you have to save the setting on each key separately.
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I know that a lot of the idrive functions such as radio station favourites are stored against the specific key. So if a second driver gets in the car with the other key the other set of favourites is there. It may be the same with this idrive programming choice.

Try putting the second key in the car (with the other far away if you have comfort access) and program the lights again. See if that keeps the DRLs on.
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thanks,

yeah, the keys are completely personalized, i just cant seem to locate where the setting for the DRL's is, in idrive?

does anybody know?

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Going from memory hear, but I think there is a topic called settings, then under lighting should be the option to enable the DRL's.
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Going from memory hear, but I think there is a topic called settings, then under lighting should be the option to enable the DRL's.
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Going from memory hear, but I think there is a topic called settings, then under lighting should be the option to enable the DRL's.
thanks, thats what i was looking for...maybe different for canadian cars, unless im totally blind, cause thats not in my idrive settings...
maybe thru the signal stalk menu? like where the mileage is displayed?

i guess ill just ask the dealer....


thks guys

cause we dont have the option in settings to turn on and off drl's because they must legally be on all day here...
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