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Old 02-23-2013, 08:51 PM
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Mein Auto: 1997 740iL / 2006 X5 4.4
The OBC is controlled by the MID. To start/stop/set/reset any MID have to use the buttons on the MID. To program all or just the OBC features you want to appear in the instrument cluster (I only program TIME/DATE/CONS1/RANGE/STOPWATCH)...follow the instructions in my previous reply. The SET button will be on the MID...again, because it is the control module for the OBC.

(SET button should appear on the far right of your MID when you go to program the OBC features to appear in your instrument cluster)

The 21 TESTS that you mention holding the right what is referred to as UNLOCKING the OBC. See the instructions below and if you click the link, you will see a description of what the 21 TESTs are...don't let the "e38" throw you off...the e38/e39/e53 high clusters are all the same as far as UNLOCKING:

Click this link for description of the 21 on the thumbnails and they'll explode into a larger view:

Q {BMW CCA Member #191509}
2006 E53 X5 4.4i (Sterling Gray) 12/05 mfg date <<~>> 97 740iL (Arctic Silver) 3/97 mfg date
99 540iT (Orient Blue) <<~>> 95 525IT (Alpine White)
91 735iL (Schwarz Black) <<~>> 85 325e (Bronzit)

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