MP, I agree it makes no sense. All of our previous 8 BMWs were able to achieve heat through the rear console even when equipped without a rear climate package.
I tell you it becomes tiresome arguing with the service nonstop. I gave up on the pulling to the right. And am about to give up on this. For our most expensive BMW to date this is the most disappointing of them.
I tried twice with the dealership. But in NJ there are 3 others within 30 minutes of me. I guess its time to try another.
Here is the write up from their expert diagnosis:
"HEATING OF THE REAR PASSENGERS IS ACHIEVED THROUGH THE FLOOR DUCTS IN THE REAR, ONLY COOLING IS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE VENTS AT THE REAR OF CENTER CONSOLE"
2014 X5 50i M Sport w/DHP
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Gone but not forgotten:
2012 550I xDrive GT
2009 X5 35d
2007 335i European Delivery with Performance Center Re-Delivery * ED May 4, 2007 Link to ED Trip Report / PCD July 5th, 2007 Link to Performance Center Re-Delivery Trip Report
2007 X3 European Delivery with Performance Center Re-Delivery
2002 330ci, 1997 328i, 1990 325i