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The sixth generation of the BMW 5 Series Sedan (F10) was produced from 2011 - 2016 with LCI updates arriving in 2014. In the US BMW offered a hatchback 5 Series Gran Truismo (F07) and the rest of the world also go a Station Wagon/Touring version F11.

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Old 07-11-2019, 01:10 PM
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Make 'Secret Menu' permanent?

Hey,

(Sidenote: First post ) There is a 'secret menu' option in the speedometer that displays some misc info on your speedo (such as oil temp, exact consumption, etc). I was wondering if there was a way to code the menu to come up standard on car start? Instead of having to hold the button for 15-20 seconds (which gets really annoying), is this possible?

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Old 07-11-2019, 02:07 PM
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There's a reason why they make it difficult to access... you can really screw things up if you don't know what your're doing, (for example, change your language to German). Why would you need to access that information by default?
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Old 07-11-2019, 02:19 PM
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There's a reason why they make it difficult to access... you can really screw things up if you don't know what your're doing, (for example, change your language to German). Why would you need to access that information by default?
I completely understand the risks of negligence. I have recently found myself in a new (to me) f10, and I'd really like to get to know the car better from a data perspective. Primarily in terms of consumption, the fuel comp gauges are sucky in comparison to the actual live numerical data. Beyond that, I personally prefer the way it looks on the speedometer . Assuming the risks, is it possible?
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Old 07-12-2019, 08:14 AM
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As far as I know... no. No simple coding will turn that on permanently (for reasons given above).
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