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Old 05-18-2015, 06:42 AM
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Comfort Access Mirror Fold-In Function?

On my 2015 435i xDrive Gran Coupé the use of the lock feature pad on the driver's door handle - touch & hold - locks the doors and closes the windows & sunroof. It does not however fold the mirrors in as noted in the Quick Reference Guide and Owner's Manual.

Is this normal for Canada? Or the US?
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Old 05-18-2015, 06:58 AM
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It is normal in the U.S. The manual is often vague or incorrect in some of these features.

If you want to fold the mirrors you need to do so when you park by pressing the button on the inside of the car. Just next to the mirror side selector.

Or you can have the car coded to enable the feature to have them close automatically from the fob or with Comfort access by touching the handle.
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Old 05-18-2015, 07:27 AM
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For some legal reason (I guess) that feature is OEM deactivated in America.

You can code in that feature including folding mirrors with the keyfob as well.

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On my 2015 435i xDrive Gran Coupé the use of the lock feature pad on the driver's door handle - touch & hold - locks the doors and closes the windows & sunroof. It does not however fold the mirrors in as noted in the Quick Reference Guide and Owner's Manual.

Is this normal for Canada? Or the US?
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Old 05-18-2015, 07:49 AM
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I had this coded and it's my favorite coding 'feature'. Looks cool, and is really helpful if you're not sure you locked the car, just look over and if the mirrors are folded in its locked. Don't think there's a legal reason why this is de-activated in the US other cars do it.
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Old 05-18-2015, 07:57 AM
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I had this coded and it's my favorite coding 'feature'. Looks cool, and is really helpful if you're not sure you locked the car, just look over and if the mirrors are folded in its locked. Don't think there's a legal reason why this is de-activated in the US other cars do it.
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Old 05-18-2015, 09:18 AM
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Thanks folks...I may delve into coding for some fun.
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Old 05-18-2015, 10:19 AM
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Thanks folks...I may delve into coding for some fun.
Coding my car was the second best thing I did to my 320i... I love having my mirrors automatically fold and unfold when I lock and unlock my car.
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