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The sixth generation 3 series, chassis code F30. 2013 model year 328i and 335i sedans now in production. Read the F30 frequently asked question thread for all your basic question and dive into all the details in the ultimate F30 information thread.

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Old 07-19-2012, 01:45 PM
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Backup Camera... Defaults to surround view.

Wondering if anyone else is having this problem...

My backup camera (almost) always defaults to the Surround view. I have to deliberately push the idrive control to activate the Rear view.

Is this a bug that needs to be fixed at the dealership? or is this the standard default operation?

Will I require creative coding to "fix" this?

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Old 07-19-2012, 02:03 PM
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That is the standard behavior. Not sure if that can be changed by coding the car or not.

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Old 07-19-2012, 02:08 PM
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I haven't played with mine that much but seems to me that it comes up in the last mode it was in upon engaging reverse. Will have to experiment some more with it.
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Old 07-19-2012, 02:21 PM
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Mine does the same thing, sometimes...
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:29 PM
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Mine does same...but I actually prefer the top down view actually do its all good...
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:01 AM
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Isn't that why you get the full camera package? Seems to me like the logical default with that package.
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