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BMW 135i Convertible (2013 year). Manual in english - page 1

 

 

At a glance Dashboard
Dashboard
tions will be given of some equipment that may
Vehicle equipment
not be available in a vehicle, for example due to
In this chapter, all production, country, and
the special options or national-market version
optional equipment that is offered in the model
selected. This also applies to safety related
range is described. For this reason, descrip-
functions and systems.
Around the steering wheel: controls and displays
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Dashboard At a glance
1
Convertible: opening and closing
11
Switching the ignition on/off and
windows jointly
42
starting/stopping the engine
61
2
Convertible: opening and closing
12
Ignition lock
61
rear windows
42
3
Opening and closing front
13
Buttons on the steering wheel
windows
42
Telephone:
4
Exterior mirrors folding in and out
55
Accepting and ending a call; dial-
5
Adjusting exterior mirrors, automatic curb
ing the selected phone number;
monitor
55
redialing if no phone number is
selected
6
Convertible: microphone on
Parking lamps
100
steering column
Low beams 101
Volume
Automatic headlamp control
100
Adaptive Light Control
101
High-beam Assistant
102
Activating/deactivating the voice
activation system
27
Convertible: microphone on
7
Fog lamps
103
steering column
8
Changing the radio station
Turn signals
71
Interrupting a traffic bulletin
Selecting a music track
High beams, headlamp
Scrolling through the redial list
flasher
102
High-beam Assistant
102
Next entertainment source
Roadside parking lamps
102
Recirculated air mode
108
Computer
77
14
Steering wheel heating
57
Settings and information about the
vehicle
79
15
Horn, entire surface
9
Instrument cluster
14
16
Adjusting the steering wheel
57
17
Cruise control
73
10
Windshield wipers
71
18
Releasing the hood
233
19
Opening the trunk lid
37
Rain sensor
72
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At a glance Dashboard
Instrument cluster
1
Speedometer
7
Display for
135i: with fuel gauge
> Position of automatic transmission
64
2
Indicator lamps for turn signals
> Gear indicator of 7-gear Sport automatic
3
Indicator and warning lamps
15
transmission with double clutch
66
4
Tachometer
76
> Computer 77
5
Fuel gauge
76
> Date of next scheduled service, and
135i: engine oil temperature
76
remaining distance to be driven
80
6
Display for
> Odometer and trip odometer
75
> Clock 75
> High-beam Assistant
102
> Outside temperature
75
> Checking the oil level
233
> Indicator and warning lamps
84
> Settings and information
79
8
Resetting the trip odometer
75
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Dashboard At a glance
Indicator and warning lamps
Supplementary text messages
The concept
You can call up more information on the Control
Display, e.g. on the cause of a malfunction and
Indicator and warning lamps can light up in a
on how to respond, via Check Control, refer to
variety of combinations and colors.
page 84.
Several of the lamps are checked for proper
In urgent cases, this information will be shown
functioning and light up temporarily when the
as soon as the corresponding lamp comes on.
engine is started or the ignition is switched on.
Indicator lamps without text messages
Text messages
The following indicator lamps notify you that
certain functions are active:
High beams/headlamp flasher
102
Fog lamps
103
Lamp flashes:
DSC or DTC is regulating the propul-
sive forces in order to maintain driving
stability
90
Text messages at the upper edge of the Control
Canada: parking brake applied
63
Display explain the meaning of the displayed
indicator and warning lamps.
Parking brake applied
63
Canada: engine malfunction with
adverse effect on emissions
238
Engine malfunction with adverse
effect on emissions
238
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At a glance Dashboard
Around the center console: controls and displays
1
Control Display
20
5
Automatic climate control
2
Driving stability control systems
Air distribution to the
windshield
107
> Dynamic Stability Control DSC
89
Air distribution to the upper body
> Dynamic Traction Control DTC
90
area
107
3
Hazard warning flashers
4
Central locking system
37
Air distribution to the footwell
107
Automatic air distribution and flow
rate
107
Air conditioning
109
Automatic recirculated air control
AUC and recirculated air
mode 108
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Dashboard At a glance
Maximum cooling
107
ALL program
108
Air volume
108
Defrosting windows
109
Rear window defroster
109
Seat heating
54
6
CD/DVD drive
166
7
Programmable memory keys
25
8
Changing
> Radio station
157
> Track 166
9
Controller
20
Can be turned, pressed, or moved in four
directions
10
Buttons on the controller
21
Selecting menus directly
11
Switching entertainment audio sources on/
off and adjusting volume
154
12
Ejecting a CD/DVD
166
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At a glance Dashboard
Around the roofliner
Coupe
1
Microphone for voice activation system and
for telephone in hands-free mode
2
SOS: sending an Emergency
Request
250
3
Reading lamps
105
4
Glass roof, electric
43
5
Interior lamps
104
6
Passenger airbag status lamp
98
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Dashboard At a glance
Convertible
1
SOS: sending an Emergency
Request
250
2
Reading lamps
105
3
Interior lamps
104
4
Passenger airbag status lamp
98
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At a glance iDrive
iDrive
Vehicle equipment
The concept
In this chapter, all production, country, and
iDrive integrates the functions of a large num-
optional equipment that is offered in the model
ber of switches. This allows these functions to
range is described. For this reason, descrip-
be operated from a single central position.
tions will be given of some equipment that may
Make entries only when traffic and road
not be available in a vehicle, for example due to
conditions permit; otherwise, you may
the special options or national-market version
endanger vehicle occupants and other road
selected. This also applies to safety related
users by being distracted.<
functions and systems.
Controls at a glance
Controls
1
Control Display
directly. The controller can be used to
select the menu items and create settings.
2
Controller with buttons
You can use the buttons to open the menus
> Move in four directions, arrows 3
> Turn, arrow 4
> Push, arrow 5
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iDrive At a glance
Control Display
Operating principle
With the ignition at radio readiness or beyond,
Notes
refer to page 61, the following message is
> Follow care instructions when cleaning the
displayed on the Control Display:
Control Display.
> Do not store items in the region in front of
the Control Display; doing so may damage
the Control Display.
Switching off
1.
Press the button.
2. "Switch off control display"
To hide the message:
Press the controller.
The main menu is displayed.
The message is automatically hidden after
approx. 10 seconds.
Opening the main menu
Press the button.
Switching on
Press the controller to switch on.
Buttons on the controller
Symbol Function
MENU Open the main menu
RADIO Open the Radio menu
MEDIA Open the CD/Multimedia menu
The main menu is displayed.
NAV
Start navigation in map view
All iDrive functions can be called up via the main
TEL
Open the Telephone menu
menu.
BACK
Show previous panel
OPTION Open the Options menu
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At a glance iDrive
Selecting a menu item
View of an opened menu
The menu items shown in white can be
When you open a menu, generally the panel last
selected.
selected in this menu is displayed. To display
the first panel of the menu:
1. Turn the controller until the desired menu
item is highlighted.
> Move the controller to the left repeatedly
until the first panel is displayed.
> Press the menu's button twice on the
controller.
Open the Options menu
Press the button.
The "Options" menu is displayed.
2. Press the controller.
should be selected are depicted in quotation
marks, e.g. "Settings".
Changing between panels
After a menu item is selected, e.g. "Radio", a
Another possibility: move the controller to the
new panel is displayed. Panels can overlap.
right repeatedly until the "Options" menu
> Move the controller to the left.
appears.
The current panel is closed and the previ-
ous panel is displayed.
Options menu
Pressing the BACK button reopens the pre-
The "Options" menu is composed of different
vious panel. This does not close the current
areas:
panel.
> Screen settings, e.g. "Split screen".
> Move the controller to the right.
The region remains unchanged.
A new panel is opened and laid over it.
> Control options for the selected main menu,
e.g. "Radio".
> Other control options for the selected
menu, e.g. "Store station".
White arrows pointing to the left or right indi-
cate that additional panels can be opened.
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iDrive At a glance
Adjusting settings
4. Turn the controller until "Time/Date" is
highlighted, and then press the controller.
1. Select a field.
2. Turn the controller until the desired setting
is displayed.
5. Turn the controller until "Time:" is high-
lighted, and then press the controller.
3. Press the controller to confirm the setting.
Activating/deactivating functions
Some menu items are preceded by a check box.
It indicates whether the function is activated or
deactivated. Selecting the menu item activates
or deactivates the function.
The function is activated.
The function is deactivated.
6. Turn the controller to set the hours and
press the controller.
Example: setting the clock
7. Turn the controller to set the minutes and
press the controller.
1.
Press the button.
The main menu is displayed.
Status information
2. Turn the controller until "Settings" is high-
lighted, and then press the controller.
Status box
The status box at the top right displays the
following information:
> Time
> Current entertainment source
> Sound output ON/OFF
> Mobile phone network with strongest
reception
> Telephone status
3. If necessary, move the controller to the left
> Traffic reports reception
to display "Time/Date".
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At a glance iDrive
Status box symbols
Other
The symbols are divided into separate groups.
Symbol Meaning
Voice instructions are switched off
Radio symbols
Querying current vehicle position
Symbol Meaning
Traffic bulletins switched on
HD radio switched on
With the Professional
Satellite radio switched on
navigation system:
Split screen
Telephone symbols
General information
Symbol Meaning
Additional information, e.g. from the computer,
Incoming or outgoing call
can be displayed on the right side of the split
Missed call
screen.
Reception strength of mobile
This information remains visible on the split
phone network
screen even when you change to another menu.
Symbol flashing: network search
Switching the split screen on and off
No mobile phone network available
Bluetooth switched on
1.
Press the button.
Roaming active
2. "Split screen"
Receiving text message, email
Checking SIM card
Selecting display
SIM card blocked
1.
Press the button.
SIM card missing
2. "Split screen"
Entering PIN
3. Move the controller until the split screen is
selected.
Entertainment symbols
4. Press the controller or select "Split screen
Symbol Meaning
content".
CD/DVD player
5. Select the desired menu item.
Music collection
Gracenote® database
AUX-IN port
USB audio interface
Music interface for smartphones
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iDrive At a glance
Programmable memory keys
Entering letters and numbers
1. Turn the controller: select the letters or
General information
numbers.
iDrive functions can be stored on the program-
2. Select additional letters or numbers if
mable memory keys and called up directly, e.g.
needed.
radio stations, navigation destinations, phone
numbers and entry points into the menu.
3. "OK": confirm entry.
The settings are stored for the remote control
Symbol
Function
currently in use.
Press the controller: delete
Storing functions
one letter or number
1. Highlight the function via the iDrive.
Press the controller for an
extended period: delete all
2.
Press the desired button
letters or numbers
for longer than two seconds.
Enter a blank space
Executing a function
Press the button.
Switching between letters and
numbers
The function is executed immediately. This
means, for example, that the number is dialed
Depending on the menu, you can switch
when a phone number is selected.
between entering letters and numbers:
Displaying memory key assignments
Symbol
Function
Touch the button with a finger. Do not wear
Entering letters
gloves or use objects.
Entering numbers
The key assignment is displayed at the top
edge of the screen.
Switching between uppercase and
lowercase letters
Depending on the menu, you can switch
between entering uppercase letters and lower-
case letters:
Symbol
Function
Move the controller toward
the front: to switch from
uppercase letters to lower-
> Displaying brief information: press the
case letters
button.
Move the controller toward
> Displaying detailed information: press and
the front: to switch from low-
hold the button.
ercase letters to uppercase
letters
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At a glance iDrive
Entry comparison
Entry of names and addresses: the selection is
narrowed down every time a letter is entered
and letters may be added automatically.
The entries are continuously compared to the
data stored in the vehicle.
> During entry, only letters for which there are
data are offered.
> Destination search: town/city names can be
entered with the spelling used in any of the
languages available on the Control Display.
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Voice activation system At a glance
Voice activation system
Vehicle equipment
Saying commands
In this chapter, all production, country, and
Activating voice activation system
optional equipment that is offered in the model
1. Press the
button on the steering wheel.
range is described. For this reason, descrip-
tions will be given of some equipment that may
2. Wait for the acoustic signal.
not be available in a vehicle, for example due to
3. Say the command.
the special options or national-market version
This symbol on the Control Display and an
selected. This also applies to safety related
acoustic signal notify you that the voice activa-
functions and systems.
tion system is activated.
The concept
> The voice activation system can be used
to control most functions by spoken
commands.
> Functions that can only used when the vehi-
cle is stopped cannot be operated using the
voice activation system.
> The system includes a special microphone
If no additional commands are possible,
on the driver's side.
continue by operating the function via iDrive.
mands for the voice activation system.
Finishing voice input
Press the
button on the steering wheel
answers from the voice activation system.
or
{Cancel}
Prerequisite
On the Control Display, set a language that is
also supported by the voice activation system
Possible commands
to permit identification of the commands to be
Most menu items on the Control Display can be
spoken.
spoken as commands.
Setting the language, refer to page 87.
The available commands depend on which
menu is currently selected on the Control
Display.
There are short commands for functions of the
main menu.
Some list entries such as phone book entries
can also be selected using the voice activation
system. Make sure to say list entries the same
way as they appear in the respective list.
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At a glance Voice activation system
Having the possible commands read
Example: playing back a CD
aloud
To have the available commands read aloud:
Via the main menu
{Voice commands}
1. If necessary, switch on entertainment audio
output.
For example, if the "Settings" menu is dis-
2. Press the
button on the steering wheel.
played, the commands relating to settings are
read aloud.
3.
{C D and multimedia}
The system plays the last media played.
Performing functions using short
4.
{C D}
commands
5.
{C D drive}
Functions from the main menu can be per-
The CD is played.
formed directly by means of short commands,
essentially regardless of which menu item is
6. Press the
button on the steering
selected, e.g. {Vehicle status}.
wheel again in order to select the
particular track.
List of short command of the voice activation
system, refer to page 260.
7.
{Track …} e.g. CD track 4.
Help dialog for voice activation system
Via short commands
Accessing help:
The CD playback can also be started via a short
command.
{Help}
1. If necessary, switch on entertainment audio
Other commands for the help dialog:
output.
> {Help with examples}: information about
2. Press the
button on the steering wheel.
the current control options and the most
3.
{C D drive Track …} e.g. CD track 4.
important commands relating to them are
read aloud.
> {Help with voice activation}: information
about the principle operation of the voice
activation system is read aloud.
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Voice activation system At a glance
Setting the voice dialog
Ambient conditions
You can set whether the system uses the stan-
> Say the commands, numbers and letters
dard dialog or a short version.
smoothly and with normal volume, empha-
sis and speed.
In the short version of the voice dialog, the
responses from the system are given in abbre-
> Always speak the commands in the lan-
viated form.
guage of the voice activation system.
On the Control Display:
> When selecting a radio station, use the
standard pronunciation of the station name:
1. "Settings"
{Station …} e.g. National Public Radio
2. "Language/Units"
> Keep the doors, windows, glass roof/pan-
3. "Speech mode:"
oramic glass roof closed to prevent interfer-
4. Select a setting.
ence from ambient noise.
> Avoid ambient noise in the vehicle while
speaking.
Adjusting volume
Turn the volume knob during the spoken
instruction to select the desired volume.
> The volume remains the same, even if the
volume of other audio sources is changed.
> The volume is stored for the remote control
currently in use.
Notes on Emergency
Requests
Do not use the voice activation system to ini-
tiate an Emergency Request. In stressful situa-
tions, the voice and vocal pitch can change.
This can unnecessarily delay the establishment
of a telephone connection.
Instead, use the SOS button, refer to page 250,
in the vicinity of the interior rearview mirror.
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Controls
This chapter is intended to provide you with
information for complete control of your vehicle.
All features and accessories that are useful for
driving and your safety, comfort and
convenience, are described here.
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Controls Opening and closing
Opening and closing
Vehicle equipment
Integrated key
In this chapter, all production, country, and
optional equipment that is offered in the model
range is described. For this reason, descrip-
tions will be given of some equipment that may
not be available in a vehicle, for example due to
the special options or national-market version
selected. This also applies to safety related
functions and systems.
Press button 1 to release the key.
Remote control
The integrated key fits the following locks:
> Driver's door, refer to page 36
> Convertible: glove compartment, refer to
page 115
New remote controls
Your BMW center can supply new remote con-
trols with integrated keys as additional units or
as replacements in the event of loss.
Each remote control contains a rechargeable
battery that is automatically recharged when it
Personal Profile
is in the ignition lock while the car is being
driven. Use each remote control at least twice a
The concept
year for longer road trips in order to maintain the
You can set many of your BMW's functions to
batteries' charge status. In cars with Comfort
suit your personal needs and preferences.
Access, the remote control contains a replace-
Without any action on your part, Personal Pro-
able battery, refer to page 41.
file ensures that most of these settings are
The settings called up and implemented when
stored for the remote control currently in use.
the car is unlocked depend on which remote
When you unlock the car, the remote control
control is used to unlock the car, refer to Per-
used for the purpose is recognized and the
sonal Profile, next column.
settings stored for it are called up and imple-
mented.
In addition, information about service require-
ments is stored in the remote control, refer to
This means that your personal settings will be
Service data in the remote control, page 237.
activated for you, even if in the meantime your
car was used by someone else with another
remote control and the corresponding settings.
The individual settings are stored for a maxi-
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