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Old 10-18-2007, 08:03 AM
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I am not sure if this was posted...

When I leave my car, I press in the the door handle to any door that is already locked and it locks all the doors and sets the alarm.
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Old 10-18-2007, 09:12 AM
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To shut off the mileage and gas indicators you only need to push and hold one button on the turn signal stalk (can't remember which) Pressing and holding the other button will run through all errors indicated by a yellow car icon on the NAV screen. It will not tell you about maintenance items required but will tell you about blown bulbs, low wiper fluid etc.

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Old 10-18-2007, 12:56 PM
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To shut off the mileage and gas indicators you only need to push and hold one button on the turn signal stalk (can't remember which) Pressing and holding the other button will run through all errors indicated by a yellow car icon on the NAV screen. It will not tell you about maintenance items required but will tell you about blown bulbs, low wiper fluid etc.

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holding the top button for like 3 seconds does a diagnosis of the 7 and holding the bottom button for about 3 seconds clears the gauges.
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Every BMW owner should download and re-read the owner's manual once a year. There are AMAZING things in there.
but where can i download it? thanks!
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you can make the cd changer flap go up and down by pressing the eject button 2 times quickly in succession and the cd changer wont pop out.
That's a nice one!!!
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when i hold the start/stop button, it only puts the car in park and turns it off. i have to set the parking brake manually. do i need a software update or maybe have the dealer turn this option on? i have 2004 745Li.
Just hold the START/STOP button for few secs, the key will jump out. Be sure, the gear in P first!!!
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Old 10-18-2007, 02:19 PM
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Holy smokes! What center told you that!?!?
Both the BMW dealers in Calgary, Canada do that...its pretty annoying..
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Just hold the START/STOP button for few secs, the key will jump out. Be sure, the gear in P first!!!
just put the parking brake on before you do this.....
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it will go into park itself
Thanks sunny_j,
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Old 10-18-2007, 02:29 PM
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just put the parking brake on before you do this.....

just think again, do you really don't want to drive more before you hitting brake.
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Old 10-18-2007, 02:31 PM
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this is one of the best one
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...y+this+on+your

Try this on Your 750i/Li or 760i/Li

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Hi All,

Has anyone tried this on their 2006/2007 5/6/7 Series:

Insert the Key to into the key fob (DONíT HOLD THE BRAKE).
Press the Start Button ONCE, just so the car electronics start and show the Engine light is on. (Again, Donít START the Engine).
Press and HOLD the GAS PEDAL all the way to the force down click on the gas pedal for 25 seconds.
After those 25 Seconds, proceed to Starting the Engine and drive your car.

Now, do you notice that the car responds better and shifts better, or is this just me????

I know, that in some Audi cars, you can reset the transmissions learning algorithm by doing this. Those with ZF tranny's.

Thanks

Danny Z
Tried this, but looks like it's doesn't work to me, because my car too old? 2002 745i E65, around 165600KM
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Old 10-18-2007, 02:33 PM
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I am not sure if this was posted...

When I leave my car, I press in the the door handle to any door that is already locked and it locks all the doors and sets the alarm.

Detail please,,,,
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Old 10-18-2007, 02:33 PM
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it shouldnt matter. it worked on my 02 and 03
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Old 10-18-2007, 02:35 PM
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i need a new foot then, hahahaha
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Old 10-18-2007, 03:01 PM
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or learn how to count again lol. but seriuolsy some ppl in the thread said it didnt work for them either
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Sorry to hear about the lack of service loaners on your 7's, you could always come to Austin for a taste of REAL BMW service. We don't care where you buy it. We figure if we treat you right you'll get the next one from us.

I knew all of these tricks but the transmission reset, and it is truly AWESOME!!!!!!!!
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Every time when you open any one of the doors from out-side or in-side, the internal light will turned on.

If you don't want them to light up every time when opening the door by just hold the button Number 1 for more than 3 secs.

If you don't want them to light up forever, pull out the bulb then,,,,
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Old 10-18-2007, 03:13 PM
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Sorry to hear about the lack of service loaners on your 7's, you could always come to Austin for a taste of REAL BMW service. We don't care where you buy it. We figure if we treat you right you'll get the next one from us.

I knew all of these tricks but the transmission reset, and it is truly AWESOME!!!!!!!!
I never had a chance to drive a loaners from BMW while my car is servicing by them, that BMW didn't even give a TOYOTA, but free cup(s) of coffe or tea, well, with suger or milk.....
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Thanks to curve001 for this tip

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=237802
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Old 10-19-2007, 10:40 AM
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when i hold the start/stop button, it only puts the car in park and turns it off. i have to set the parking brake manually. do i need a software update or maybe have the dealer turn this option on? i have 2004 745Li.
tried this today, nice one!
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You don't have it. I had an 07 750Li for a rental and I noticed that it doesn't have it.
See the fotos.

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You don't have it. I had an 07 750Li for a rental and I noticed that it doesn't have it.
See foto

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