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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 12-05-2011, 10:18 AM
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This is a very common thing for people new to BMW to freak out about (This feature was in my Mom's old E28 from 1986). It's necessary because black ice can start forming at 37F.
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Old 12-05-2011, 11:08 AM
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I just discovered that to turn off the turn signal (not the 3 blink signal) you simply press the lever the same direction again. Couple of times I changed lanes and took the stalk past resistance and the left directional was on. I tried to turn it off like my previous mechanical stalks by hitting the stalk for a right signal, that just turned on the right signal. Then tried to shut that off by clicking down and the left signal went on.

People behind me probably thought I was drunk. Later on I figured out that if the left signal is on just press it down (or left) again and voila, it shuts off.

By the way, I saw a guy driving on the interstate in an M6 that did the same thing I had done originally, left/right/left signals trying to "barely" touch it to turn off.
Been there; done that
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:17 PM
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I discovered that my Radio Display says TI+ when it is getting traffic information from the local radio stations.
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Old 12-18-2011, 08:52 AM
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For my F12/13 owners - I noticed that when trying to clean the windshield, the wipers dont lift like they did in the e63/64. The wiper arms swivel easily with a pull of the arm to expose them fully and the wiper blades can be pulled off of the window.
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Old 12-18-2011, 10:13 AM
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Took me a while to find the switch for the heated steering wheel.
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Old 12-19-2011, 11:22 AM
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Old 12-19-2011, 11:45 AM
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I discovered that I have the hottest car on the block.
Forget block, try the friggin neighborhood or this side of town.

I will say that I had the only 6er in the area, now I see quit a few of them.
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Old 12-19-2011, 11:49 AM
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Forget block, try the friggin neighborhood or this side of town.

I will say that I had the only 6er in the area, now I see quit a few of them.
Three of us converged on the Mass. Pike this morning. A coupe. an M coupe and me in my vert. Very unusual. I typically see only two or three a week.
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Old 12-19-2011, 11:50 AM
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Forget block, try the friggin neighborhood or this side of town.

I will say that I had the only 6er in the area, now I see quit a few of them.
+1 I have the only 6 in my area. Although if I drive around the obvious areas like Beverly Hills & Hollywood I'll see some brothers & sisters
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Old 12-20-2011, 04:08 PM
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Because of this forum I learned that even though my car is an 04 it still could be programmed to play MP3's and the Bluetooth could be turned on as well.
i have an 04 also...how do i turn it on??
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Old 12-20-2011, 04:59 PM
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Old 12-20-2011, 06:20 PM
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The 19" run flats on my '08 attract more nails than a hardware store
Ha, me too. I had 3 nails in 3 tires over 3 months. Thankfully I bought a tire warranty that covered all the costs!

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Old 12-28-2011, 01:40 PM
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I have an 04 645ci and had the software updated and I now have bluetooth but I would love to know how to play music through it as well....
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Old 12-29-2011, 10:03 PM
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You can set Navigation to go from Day/Night mode Automatically.
My old 335 had to be set manually each day/night.
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Old 12-30-2011, 08:59 AM
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You can set Navigation to go from Day/Night mode Automatically.
My old 335 had to be set manually each day/night.
Can you ellaborate? Not sure I understand.
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Old 12-30-2011, 09:10 AM
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You can set Navigation to go from Day/Night mode Automatically.
My old 335 had to be set manually each day/night.
I'd like to know how to do this.
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Old 12-30-2011, 09:35 AM
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When I had my 335 I had to manually make the Navigation go from Day to Night (and do so each time I wanted to switch from the Day/Night mode.)

On the 6 (2012's for sure/not sure about years prior) series you can set it to automatically switch from Day to Night mode--so that the Night Sky and stars show on the Nav when it get's dark out. I think it happens as the headlights come on automatically.

I am trying to recall exactly how (not in front of vehicle)--will post better when I am.

In Navigation> Right Push iDrive-Brings up settings.>Click Settings.
Either right there or buried a step or two within you will see the option to:
>Click Day Mode
>Click Night Mode
>Automatic.
Choose Automatic.

It's in the same area where you see choice for 3D Perspective and Local Traffic etc.

Hope this helps.
Again, I will double check exactly how its done.
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:27 AM
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Had my car nearly 6 years now and I learnt something new!
If I turn my ignition off with the wipers on, they stop in the position at which the ignition was switched off and when the ignition is turned back on they do not automatically go to the rest position, you have to make them.
First car I have had were the wipers don't automatically go to the rest position irrespective of the ignition being off or on..................
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:23 PM
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Ok so I know how to open the windows and sunroof by holding down the unlock button on the key but how do I get everything to close back up once I get out with the key???
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:32 PM
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:37 PM
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Hold the lock button...
Or use (if you have one) a key in the door held in the lock position until everything closes.
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Old 01-08-2012, 12:51 AM
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How do you program your bluetooth?

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Because of this forum I learned that even though my car is an 04 it still could be programmed to play MP3's and the Bluetooth could be turned on as well.

What's going on? Could you tell how you program it to play MP3's and the bluetooth.. Thanks!
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Old 01-08-2012, 07:12 AM
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What's going on? Could you tell how you program it to play MP3's and the bluetooth.. Thanks!
Do a search for the specific update you'll need done at the dealership.
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Old 01-22-2012, 02:57 PM
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I discovered I love my 04 645Ci 24 k miles even more than my 07 550i 52k miles...what a treat to drive either, although I have to 'steal' the 5 from my wife when I need 3 or more seats!

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Old 01-22-2012, 03:10 PM
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