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Discussion of BMW's 4th generation E65/E66 7 Series flagship. The E65 generated much controversy, due to its radical styling and iDrive user difficulties. Nonetheless, the E65 broke records to become the best-selling 7-series iteration ever, especially after its 2005 facelift.

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Old 04-19-2015, 07:04 AM
sbcdk sbcdk is offline
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Mein Auto: 2002 E65 745i
Center display dims and/or shuts off

Often the nav display is dimmed so much, that it is hardly visible. Now it has begun to shut completely off, but only for 1-2 seconds before it turns back on. This usually only happens for the first five kms/minutes, then it works fine for the rest of the trip, while the dimming can happen all the time.

When searching I can see there have been some issues before with the display turning completely off after a few minutes due to bad hardware, but that is the opposite of mine, that only acts up until "warm". So I was wondering if this is fixable without replacing complete system components? And if it is the display itself that have issues, or it could be something else on the MOST?

Thanks!
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