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Old 11-01-2007, 03:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Snareman View Post
Yea, I've never understood that. For all intents and purposes its off, but really its technically just muted. Odd...
Probably because it's all an integrated module, and iDrive uses the audio system's amplifiers and speakers for BMW Assist, BT and its bongs and gongs. I imagine the non-iDrive audio system is never actually "off" either when you hit the "power" button, even though the display turns off.
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