I believe you can disable the safety feature via coding.
Originally Posted by BMWZ4RIDER
I have the 6 disc/DVD player in the glove box. I use my IPOD connection in the center console for all my music needs. The DVD player will only operate when the car is in park. For my youngest son, I would like to have the DVD player operate when in drive. I know why the DVD is only available in Park only. Does anyone know of a way to over ride this and have the DVD operate in Drive mode?
2009 Z4 sDrive35i DCT, AW/CR
2010 335i Coupe 6MT, SG/CR [SOLD]