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BMW 135i Convertible (2013 year). Manual in english - page 2

 

 

Opening and closing Controls
mum of four remote controls. They are stored
> Entertainment:
for two remote controls if Comfort Access is in
> Tone control, refer to page 155
use.
> Speed-dependent volume control, refer
to page 156
Personal Profile settings
For more information on specific settings, refer
to the specified pages.
Central locking system
> Programming the Programmable memory
keys, refer to page 25
The concept
> Response of the central locking system
The central locking system functions when the
when the car is unlocked, refer to page 34
driver's door is closed.
> Automatic locking of the vehicle, refer to
The system simultaneously engages and
page 37
releases the locks on the following:
> Automatic call-up of the driver's seat posi-
> Doors
tion, refer to page 54
> Trunk lid
> Triple turn signal activation, refer to
> Fuel filler flap
page 71
> Settings for the display on the Control
Operating from outside
Display and in the instrument cluster:
> Via the remote control
> 12h/24h format of the clock, refer to
> Using the door lock
page 82
> In cars with Comfort Access, via the handles
> Date format, refer to page 84
on the driver's door or the front passenger
> Brightness of the Control Display, refer
door
to page 87
At the same time as locking and unlocking via
> Language of the Control Display, refer to
the remote control:
page 87
> Welcome lights, the interior light, and the
> Units of measure for fuel consumption,
courtesy lighting are switched on or off.
distance covered/remaining distances,
> Alarm system, refer to page 38, is armed or
and temperature, refer to page 80
disarmed.
> Show visual warning for Park Distance
Control PDC, refer to page 88
Operating from inside
> Light settings:
By means of the button for central locking, refer
> Welcome lamps, refer to page 101
to page 37.
> Pathway lighting, refer to page 101
In the event of a sufficiently severe accident, the
central locking system unlocks automatically. In
> Daytime running lights, refer to
addition, the hazard warning flashers and inte-
page 101
rior lamps come on.
> High-beam Assistant, refer to page 102
> Automatic climate control: activating/deac-
tivating AUTO program, air conditioning
and automatic recirculated air control,
setting temperature, air volume and
distribution, refer to page 107 ff
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Controls Opening and closing
Opening and closing:
> "Driver's door only"
Pressing the
button once unlocks
Using the remote control
the driver's door and fuel filler flap.
Persons or animals in a parked vehicle
Press the button twice to unlock the
could lock the doors from the inside. You
entire vehicle.
should therefore take the remote control with
5. Press the controller.
you when you leave the vehicle so that the latter
can be opened from outside.<
Coupe: convenient opening
Convertible: to operate the convertible
Press and hold the
button.
top with the remote control, the doors and
The windows and the glass roof are opened.
trunk lid must be closed and the trunk partition
must be folded down and engaged on both
Convertible: convenient opening
sides. Refer also to page 46.<
When you are close to the vehicle, the remote
control for Comfort Access can be used to open
Unlocking
the convertible top and windows.
Press the
button.
Hold the button down.
The interior lamps, the courtesy lighting of the
The windows and the convertible top are
doors, and the welcome lamps come on.
opened provided that the doors are closed.
Setting unlocking characteristics
If you continue pressing the
button, the
windows move up.
You can set whether only the driver's door or
the entire vehicle is to be unlocked when the
Watch during the opening process to
button is pressed for the first time.
ensure that no one is injured. Releasing
the button interrupts the opening process.<
1.
"Settings"
2.
"Door locks"
Locking
3.
"Unlock button"
Press the
button.
Do not lock the vehicle from the outside if
there is any person inside, because the
vehicle cannot be unlocked from inside without
special knowledge.<
Convertible: convenient closing
When you are close to the vehicle, the remote
control for Comfort Access can be used to
close the convertible top and windows.
4.
Select a menu item:
Press and hold the
button.
> "All doors"
The convertible top and the windows are
Press the
button once to unlock the
closed.
entire vehicle.
Watch during the closing process to
ensure that no one is injured. Releasing
the button interrupts the closing process.<
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Opening and closing Controls
Switching on interior lamps
When this Personal Profile function is
used, first make sure that the footwell
While the car is locked:
behind the driver's seat is free of obstacles.
Press the
button.
Failure to do so could cause injury to persons or
You can also use this function to locate your
damage to objects as a result of a rearward
vehicle in parking garages etc.
movement of the seat.<
Unlocking the trunk lid
The adjusting procedure is halted when you
touch a seat adjustment switch or one of the
Press the
button for about 1 second and
memory buttons.
then release it.
The trunk lid opens a short distance, regardless
Selecting automatic call-up
of whether it was locked or unlocked.
1. "Settings"
The trunk lid swings backward and up
2. "Door locks"
when opened. Make sure that adequate
clearance is available before opening.
3. "Last seat position auto."
To avoid locking yourself out by accident, do
not place the remote control in the trunk.
A previously locked trunk lid is locked again
after closing.
Before and after each trip, check that the trunk
lid has not been inadvertently unlocked.<
Confirmation signals
You can activate or deactivate the confirmation
signals.
The setting is stored for the remote control
1. "Settings"
currently in use.
2. "Door locks"
3. "Flash when lock/unlock"
Malfunctions
The remote control may malfunction due to
local radio waves. If this occurs, unlock and lock
the car at the door lock with the integrated key.
Coupe: in vehicles without Comfort Access,
only the driver's door can be locked and
unlocked with the integrated key via the door
lock.
If the car can no longer be locked with a remote
control, the battery in the remote control is dis-
charged. Use the remote control on an
4. Press the controller.
extended trip to recharge the battery, refer to
page 32. The remote control for Comfort
Calling up the driver's seat position
Access contains a battery that may have to be
The driver's seat position last set is stored for
changed, refer to page 41.
the remote control currently in use.
You can select whether or not the seat is reset
to that position automatically.
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Controls Opening and closing
For US owners only
To switch off the alarm:
Unlock the vehicle using the remote control,
The transmitter and receiver units comply with
refer to page 34, or insert the remote control all
part 15 of the FCC/Federal Communications
the way into the ignition lock.<
Commission regulations. Operation is gov-
erned by the following:
Further details of the alarm system, refer to
page 38.
FCC ID:
LX8766S
LX8766E
Coupe
LX8CAS
Without Comfort Access, only the driver's
door is locked via the door lock.<
Compliance statement:
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC
To lock both doors, the fuel filler flap and the
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
trunk lid together:
conditions:
1. With the doors closed, lock the vehicle
> This device must not cause harmful inter-
using the button for the central locking
ference, and
system in the interior, refer to page 37.
> this device must accept any interference
2. Unlock and open the driver's or front
received, including interference that may
passenger door, refer to page 37.
cause undesired operation.
3. Lock the vehicle.
Any unauthorized modifications or
> Lock the driver's door using the
changes to these devices could void the
integrated key in the door lock, or
user's authority to operate this equipment.<
> press down the lock button of the front
passenger door and close the door from
the outside.
Opening and closing:
Using the door lock
Manual operation
In the event of an electrical malfunction, you can
lock and unlock the driver's door by turning the
integrated key to the corresponding limit posi-
tions in the door lock.
You can set the way in which the car is
unlocked, refer to page 34.
Do not lock the vehicle from the outside if
there is any person inside, because the
vehicle cannot be unlocked from inside without
special knowledge.<
Coupe:Without Comfort Access the alarm
system is triggered if unlocking occurs via the
door lock.
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Opening and closing Controls
Opening and closing:
Unlocking and opening doors
From inside
> Either unlock the doors together using the
button for the central locking system and
then pull the door handle above the armrest
or
> pull on the door handle of each door twice:
the first time unlocks the door, the second
time opens it.
Locking
> Use the central locking button to lock all of
the doors simultaneously, or
This button serves to unlock or lock doors and
> press down the safety lock button of a door.
the trunk lid, but does not activate the anti-theft
To prevent you from being locked out, the
system. Depending on its embodiment, the fuel
open driver's door cannot be locked using
filler flap can be unlocked as needed.
the lock button.
Persons or animals in a parked vehicle
Automatic locking
could lock the doors from the inside. You
You can also set the situations in which the car
should therefore take the remote control with
locks:
you when you leave the vehicle so that the latter
1. "Settings"
can be opened from outside.<
2. "Door locks"
3. Select the desired function:
Trunk lid
> "Lock if no door is opened"
The central locking system locks after a
In order to avoid damage, make sure there
short time if no door has been opened.
is sufficient clearance before opening the
trunk lid.<
> "Lock after start. to drive"
The central locking system locks the
Opening from inside
vehicle as soon as you begin to drive.
Press the button: the trunk lid opens unless it
The setting is stored for the remote control
has been locked.
currently in use.
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Controls Opening and closing
Opening from outside
Emergency release
Press the button, see arrow, or the
button
Pull the lever in the trunk. The trunk lid is
on the remote control for a longer period. The
unlocked.
trunk lid opens slightly and can be swung
upward.
Closing
Locking or unlocking separately
The handle recesses on the interior trim of the
trunk lid make it easier to pull down.
The switch is located in the glove compartment.
Make sure that the closing path of the
1
Locking the trunk lid
trunk lid is clear; otherwise, injuries may
result.<
2
Unlocking the trunk lid
Locking separately
Alarm system
Push the switch in the direction of arrow 1.
The trunk lid is locked and cannot be unlocked
The concept
using the central locking system.
The vehicle alarm system responds:
If you give the remote control without the inte-
> When a door, the hood or the trunk lid is
grated key to someone else while the glove
opened
compartment is locked, the trunk lid cannot be
opened. This is an advantage when valet park-
> To movements inside the vehicle: interior
ing, for example. Locking the glove compart-
motion sensor, refer to page 39
ment, refer to page 115.
> When the car's inclination changes, e.g.
if an attempt is made to jack it up and steal
Unlocking separately
the wheels or to raise it prior to towing away:
Push the switch in the direction of arrow 2.
tilt alarm sensor, refer to page 39
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Opening and closing Controls
> When there has been an interruption of
Indicator lamp on inside mirror
power supply from the battery
Depending on the market-specific version, the
alarm system briefly signals unauthorized entry
attempts by:
> An acoustic alarm
> Switching on the hazard warning flashers
Arming and disarming
General information
> The indicator lamp flashes continuously:
When you lock or unlock the vehicle, either with
The system is armed.
the remote control or at the door lock, the alarm
> The indicator lamp flashes after locking:
system is armed or disarmed at the same time.
The doors, hood, or trunk lid are not prop-
erly closed, the remaining components are
Door lock with armed alarm system
secured.
In some national-market versions, unlocking via
Then the indicator lamp flashes continu-
the door lock triggers the alarm.
ously after approx. 10 seconds. The interior
motion sensor and tilt sensor are not active.
To switch off this alarm, unlock the vehicle with
the remote control or switch on the ignition.
> The indicator lamp goes out after unlocking:
The vehicle has not been tampered with.
Trunk lid with the alarm system armed
> If the indicator lamp flashes after unlocking
The trunk lid can be opened via the remote
until the remote control is inserted in the
control even when the alarm system is armed.
ignition, but for no longer than approx.
5 minutes:
Press the
button on the remote control for
The vehicle has been tampered with.
approx. 1 second.
The trunk lid is locked and monitored again as
Tilt alarm sensor
soon as it is closed.
The tilt of the vehicle is monitored. The alarm
system reacts, for example to attempts to steal
Panic mode
a wheel or tow the vehicle.
You can trigger the alarm system if you find
yourself in a dangerous situation.
Interior motion sensor
Press the
button for at least three seconds.
Coupe
To switch off the alarm: press any button.
For proper function, the windows and glass
sunroof must be closed.
Switching off an alarm
> Unlock the car with the remote control, refer
Convertible
to page 34, or
The interior of the car is monitored up to the
> insert the remote control all the way into the
height of the seat cushions. This way, the anti-
ignition lock.
theft alarm system including the interior motion
sensor are armed, even if the convertible top is
open. Falling objects, e.g. tree leaves, may trig-
ger a false alarm, refer to Avoiding false alarms.
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Avoiding unintentional alarms
> The next unlocking and locking cycle is not
possible until after approx. 2 seconds.
The tilt sensor and interior motion sensor can
be deactivated together, for example in the
> It is only possible to start the engine if the
following situations:
remote control is inside the vehicle.
> In car washes
Comparison with ordinary remote
> In stacking garages
control
> During transport on car-carrying trains,
The above functions can be controlled by
boats/ships or on a trailer
pressing the remote control buttons or by using
> When leaving animals in the vehicle
Comfort Access.
If you notice a brief delay while opening or
Switching off tilt alarm sensor and
closing windows, the glass roof or the
interior motion sensor
convertible top, the system is checking whether
Once the vehicle is locked, press the
a remote control is inside the vehicle. Please
button on the remote control again
repeat the opening or closing procedure, if
within approx. 10 seconds.
necessary.<
The indicator lamp lights up briefly and then
begins flashing again. The tilt alarm sensor and
Unlocking
the interior motion sensor are switched off until
the next time the vehicle is unlocked and subse-
quently locked again.
Comfort Access
The concept
It is possible to access the vehicle without actu-
ating the remote control. It is sufficient to have
the remote control with you, for example in your
Grasp the handle on the driver's or front
jacket pocket. The vehicle automatically
passenger door completely, arrow 1.
detects the remote control in the vicinity or in
This corresponds to pressing the
button.
the passenger compartment.
Comfort Access supports the following func-
Locking
tions:
Touch the surface on the door handle, arrow 2,
> Unlocking/locking the vehicle
with your finger for approx. 1 second.
> Convenient closing
This corresponds to pressing the
button.
> Unlocking the trunk lid separately
To preserve the battery, please make
> Engine starting
sure that the ignition and all electrical
consumers are switched off before locking the
Functional requirement
vehicle.<
> There are no external sources of interfer-
ence in the vicinity.
Coupe: convenient closing
> The remote control must be outside the
Keep pressing the surface, arrow 2, with your
vehicle to lock it.
finger.
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Opening and closing Controls
Convertible: window and convertible
If this happens, open and close the vehicle via
top operation
the buttons on the remote control or using the
integrated key. To start the engine afterward,
With the ignition at radio readiness or beyond,
insert the remote control into the ignition lock.
you can open and close the windows and the
convertible top when a remote control is
located inside the vehicle.
Warning lamps
The warning lamp in the instrument
Unlocking the trunk lid separately
cluster lights up when you attempt to
start the engine: the engine cannot
Press the button on the outside of the trunk lid.
be started. The remote control is not inside the
This corresponds to pressing the
button.
vehicle or is malfunctioning. Take the remote
If the vehicle detects that a remote con-
control with you inside the vehicle or have it
trol has been accidentally left inside the
checked. If necessary, insert another remote
locked vehicle after the trunk lid is closed, the
control into the ignition lock.
lid will reopen. The hazard warning flashers
The warning lamp in the instrument
flash and a signal sounds.<
cluster lights up while the engine is
running: the remote control is no
Switching on radio readiness
longer inside the vehicle. After the engine is
Pressing the Start/Stop button switches on
switched off, the engine can only be restarted
radio readiness.
within approx. 10 seconds.
Do not depress the brake or the clutch; other-
The indicator lamp in the instrument
wise, the engine will start immediately.
cluster comes on and a message
appears on the Control Display:
Starting the engine
replace the battery in the remote control.
The engine can be started or the ignition can be
switched on when a remote control is inside the
Replacing the battery
vehicle. It is not necessary to insert a remote
The remote control for Comfort Access con-
control into the ignition lock, refer to page 61.
tains a battery that will need to be replaced from
time to time.
Switching off the engine in cars with
1. Take the integrated key out of the remote
automatic transmission
control, refer to page 32.
The engine can only be switched off when the
selector lever is in position P, refer to page 63.
To switch the engine off when the selector lever
is in position N, the remote control must be in
the ignition lock.
Malfunctions
Local radio waves can interfere with the func-
tion of Comfort Access, for example when a
mobile phone is in the immediate vicinity of the
remote control or by when a mobile phone is
2. Remove the cover.
being charged in the vehicle.
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3. Insert the new battery with the plus side
Individually
facing up.
4. Press the cover on to close.
Dispose of the old battery at a recycling
center or at your BMW center.<
Windows
To prevent injuries, watch the windows
while closing them.
> Press the switch to the resistance point:
Take the remote control out of the ignition
The window opens as long as you press the
when you leave the car; otherwise, children
switch.
could operate the electric windows and possi-
bly injure themselves.<
> Press the switch beyond the resistance
point:
Coupe: opening, closing
The window opens automatically. Press the
switch again to stop the opening move-
ment.
You can close the windows in the same manner
by pulling the switch. The rear windows cannot
be closed automatically.
Jointly
> Press the switch to the resistance point:
The window opens as long as you press the
switch.
> Press the switch beyond the resistance
point:
The window opens automatically. Press
the switch again to stop the opening
movement.
> Press the switch to the resistance point:
All windows open as long as you press the
You can close the windows in the same manner
switch.
by pulling the switch.
> Press the switch beyond the resistance
Convertible: opening, closing
point:
All windows open automatically. Press
Window operation with Comfort Access, also
the switch again to stop the opening
refer to page 34.
movement.
To close the side windows while driving,
> Pull the switch:
either close the rear windows first or all
All windows close as long as you pull the
four windows together; otherwise, the windows
switch.
may not close tightly at high speeds.<
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Opening and closing Controls
After switching off the ignition
Coupe: glass roof, electric
When the remote control is removed or the igni-
To prevent injuries, watch the glass roof
tion is switched off, you can still operate the
while closing it.
windows for approx. 1 minute as long as no
Take the remote control with you when you
door has been opened.
leave the car; otherwise, children could operate
the roof and possibly injure themselves.<
Convenient opening and closing
For Convenient opening and closing using the
remote control, refer to page 34. For Conve-
nient closing using Comfort Access, refer to
Locking on page 40.
Pinch protection system
If the closing force exceeds a specific value as a
power window closes, the closing action is
interrupted and the window reopens slightly.
Despite the pinch protection system
Tilting
check and clear the window's travel path
Press the switch.
prior to closing it; otherwise, the safety system
> The closed glass roof is tilted and the
might fail to detect certain kinds of obstruc-
sliding visor opens slightly.
tions, such as thin objects, and the window
would continue closing.
Do not close the sliding visor forcibly with
Do not install any accessories that might inter-
the roof in the tilted position, as this would
fere with window movement. Otherwise, the
damage the mechanism.<
pinch protection system could be impaired.
Convertible: the rear windows are not equipped
Opening, closing
with pinch protection. Therefore, watch them
> Push the switch rearward to the resistance
closely when closing to avoid personal injury.<
point.
The glass roof and the sliding visor open
Closing without pinch protection
together as long as you hold the switch in
If there is an external danger, or if ice on the
this position.
windows, etc., prevents you from closing the
> Push the switch rearward past the resis-
windows normally, proceed as follows:
tance point.
1. Pull the switch past the resistance point and
The glass roof and the sliding visor open
hold it there. Pinch protection is limited and
automatically. Briefly press the switch again
the window reopens slightly if the closing
to stop the opening movement.
force exceeds a certain value.
You can close the glass roof in a similar manner
2. Pull the switch again past the resistance
by pressing the switch forwards. The sliding
point within approx. 4 seconds and hold it
visor remains open and can be closed by hand.
there. The window closes without pinch
For Convenient opening and closing using the
protection.
remote control, refer to page 34. For Conve-
nient closing using Comfort Access, refer to
Locking on page 40.
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Controls Opening and closing
After switching off the ignition
vides a certain degree of protection against
theft. However, even when the top is
When the remote control is removed or the igni-
closed, valuables should only be stored in
tion is switched off, you can still operate the roof
the locked trunk.
for approx. 1 minute as long as no door has
been opened.
> Do not mount any roof rack systems on the
convertible top.
Pinch protection system
> If the top is opened while it is wet, e.g. after
If the glass roof encounters an obstruction dur-
driving in the rain, water may drip into the
ing closing from approximately the middle of
trunk. If necessary, remove items from the
the opening in the roof, or during closing from
trunk beforehand to avoid water stains or
the tilted position, the closing movement is
soiling.
interrupted and the glass roof is opened again
At temperatures below +147/-106, do
slightly.
not move the convertible top as this could
Despite the pinch protection system
result in damage.
check and clear the roof's travel path prior
Do not keep the convertible top in the convert-
to closing it; otherwise, the safety system might
ible top box for longer than one day if it is wet;
fail to detect certain kinds of obstructions, such
otherwise, the moisture may cause damage.
as very thin objects, and the roof would con-
Do not place objects on the convertible top, as
tinue closing.<
otherwise they may fall off when you operate
the convertible top and cause damage or injury.
Closing without pinch protection
Never move the convertible top when the roll-
over protection system is in the activated
If there is an external danger, press the switch
position.
forward past the resistance point and hold it
Always completely finish the operation of the
there. The roof closes without pinch protection.
convertible top. Driving with the convertible top
incompletely opened or closed can result in
Following interruptions in electrical
damage or injury.
power supply
Do not reach into the mechanism during the
After a power failure, there is a possibility that
opening or closing procedure. Keep children
the glass roof can only be tilted. The system
away from the opening/closing path of the
must be initialized. BMW recommends having
convertible top.
this work performed at your BMW center.
For safety reasons, only operate the convertible
top while the vehicle is standing.<
While opening and closing, the convert-
Convertible: convertible top
ible top pivots upward. When operating
The fully automatic top combines reliable
the convertible top in a garage, under a bridge,
weather protection with simple and easy-to-
etc., ensure that there are at least 6.5 ft/2 m of
use operation.
headroom; otherwise, the vehicle may be
The following tips will enhance your driving
damaged.<
pleasure in your Convertible:
> It is recommended that you close the con-
vertible top whenever the vehicle is parked.
The closed convertible top not only pro-
tects the vehicle interior from damage due
to unforeseen bad weather, but also pro-
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Opening and closing Controls
Before opening and closing
If possible, close the convertible top and allow
the drive unit to cool for a few minutes.
> Comply with the safety precautions
described above.
Operating while driving
> Ensure that the trunk partition is folded
You can open or close the convertible top while
down and engaged on both sides, refer to
driving, as long as the car is not moving faster
page 118; otherwise, it will not be possible
than approx. 25 mph/40 km/h.
to open the convertible top.
If you accelerate to over 30 mph/50 km/h while
> Ensure that the cargo does not press
the convertible top is moving, the procedure is
against the trunk partition from below.
interrupted.
> Ensure that the trunk lid is closed.
While operating the convertible top, pay
close attention to the surrounding traffic;
Opening and closing
otherwise, an accident may happen. Try to
Convertible top operation with Comfort Access,
avoid operating the convertible top while
also refer to page 34.
reversing the vehicle since the rear view is very
As of radio readiness, refer to page 61:
limited during the convertible top's movement.
To conserve battery power, if possible
Do not operate the convertible top while driving
operate the convertible top only while the
in windy conditions. Do not drive faster than
engine is running.
30 mph/50 km/h; otherwise, damage to the
Prior to closing the convertible top, check for
vehicle can occur.<
and remove all debris from the windshield
frame; otherwise, the closing of the top may be
LEDs
hampered.<
> While the convertible top is being operated,
the left LED lights up green. It goes out as
soon as the top is fully opened or closed.
In the following situations, a message appears
on the Control Display or an acoustic signal
sounds in addition to the LED lighting up:
> If the right-hand LED flashes red when you
release the button, the opening or closing
action has not yet finished.
> If the right-hand LED lights up red when the
1
Push button: close the convertible top
button is pressed, the trunk partition is
raised, the trunk lid is not closed or there is a
2
Push button: open convertible top
malfunction. The convertible top cannot be
3
LEDs
moved.
The side windows move down when the
convertible top is opened.<
Interruption
If it is no longer possible to operate the cover
The automatic sequence of movements is
after it has been actuated several times in
interrupted if the button for the convertible top
immediate succession or after the cover has
operation is released. The sequence can be
remained in an intermediate position for a
continued in the desired direction by pushing or
longer period, then the convertible top drive has
pulling the buttons.
overheated.
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If the opening or closing procedure is inter-
3. If the convertible top box cover is locked,
rupted for an extended period, the convertible
release the two buttons in the trunk,
top remains in the raised position for approx.
arrows 1, using the screwdriver and pull
10 minutes and then slowly moves to a stable
forcefully all the way out. The convertible
position.
top box cover is unlocked.
A convertible top which is not completely
After unlocking, do not push the
open or closed is hazardous.<
buttons back into the luggage
compartment trim panel.<
If the convertible top is not fully opened or
closed, the trunk lid cannot be opened
4. When the top is closed manually, it is no
and the windows cannot be moved.<
longer possible to open the trunk lid. Take
urgently needed items out of the luggage
Convenient opening and closing using
compartment and close the trunk lid.
the remote control
5. Switch off ignition.
Refer to page 34.
Closing
Closing manually
1.
Slide the protective cap, arrow 2, forward.
Only close the convertible top manually if
2.
Slowly and smoothly open the convertible
it is absolutely necessary. Never open it
top box cover all the way, arrow 3.
manually. The convertible top box cover cannot
be locked if there is an electrical defect and
would then open while the vehicle is in motion.
Incorrect handling can result in damage.<
Closing the convertible top manually should be
performed by two people. The rear seats must
not be occupied.
Only move the convertible top and the convert-
ible top box cover when the ignition is switched
off.
3.
The locking pins must have engaged com-
Before closing
pletely. If they are still visible: close the con-
1. Open the trunk lid.
vertible top box cover as far as necessary
until the locking bolts engage audibly, then
2. Take the screwdriver out of the onboard
slowly open the cover. During this process,
vehicle tool kit, refer to page 243.
do not close the convertible top box cover
completely.
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4. Lift out the front part of the convertible top,
arrows 4, on both sides and swing it for-
ward. At the same time keep the convertible
top box cover from closing, e.g. using your
shoulder.
9. Turn the allen wrench all the way to the left,
arrow 7, until the front convertible top frame
is locked to the windshield frame. The rear
convertible top frame is automatically
pressed down onto the convertible top box
cover and is sealed tight under tension.
5.
Position the rear convertible top frame
upright, arrow 5, and close the convertible
The closing procedure must be fully
top box cover, arrow 6. Then lower the rear
completed; otherwise, injury or damage
convertible top frame.
may occur.<
Please contact your BMW center to have the
cause of the malfunction eliminated.
Wind deflector
With the convertible top open, the wind deflec-
tor keeps air movement in the passenger com-
partment to a minimum, thus providing you with
a more pleasant drive, even at higher speeds.
Installation
6.
Together with another person, press down
the front convertible top frame from the out-
1. Remove the wind deflector from the protec-
side and on both sides as far as possible.
tive cover and unfold it, arrows 1.
7.
Carefully remove the cover in the center of
the front convertible top frame using a
pointed object.
Take the allen wrench out of the onboard
literature pouch.
8.
Attach the handle of the screwdriver to the
allen wrench and insert the wrench into the
opening provided.
2. Press together the top and bottom parts of
the wind deflector until the catch engages,
arrow 2.
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3. Position both locking pins of one side at the
Folding
openings provided for them.
Slide the red release lever towards the middle of
4. Press the wind deflector into the openings,
the wind deflector and push the two halves
arrows 3, overcoming the tension in the
apart.
springs, and push the free locking pin in the
same direction, arrow 4.
5. Position the free locking pins at the corre-
sponding openings and let the spring
tension lock the wind deflector in place,
arrow 5.
6. Fold up the top section of the wind deflec-
tor, arrow 6.
With the wind deflector installed: do not
recline the front-seat backrests too far if
the seat is to be slid all the way back, as this
would damage the wind deflector.<
Removing the wind deflector
Proceed in the reverse order as used for instal-
lation.
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Adjustments
against the cover of the head airbag; otherwise,
Vehicle equipment
serious injuries can result if the airbag
In this chapter, all production, country, and
deploys.<
optional equipment that is offered in the model
Even if you follow all the instructions, injuries
range is described. As a result, some equip-
resulting from contact with airbags cannot be
ment described may not be available in a partic-
fully excluded, depending on the circum-
ular vehicle, for example due to the options or
stances. The ignition and inflation noise may
national-market version selected. This also
provoke a mild hearing loss in extremely
applies to safety related functions and systems.
sensitive individuals. This effect is usually only
temporary.
For airbag locations and additional information
Sitting safely
on airbags, refer to page 97.
The ideal sitting position can make a vital
contribution to relaxed, fatigue-free driving. In
Head restraint
conjunction with the safety belts, the head
A correctly adjusted head restraint reduces the
restraints and the airbags, the seated position
risk of neck injury in the event of an accident.
has a major influence on your safety in the event
Adjust the head restraint in such a way
of an accident. To ensure that the safety sys-
that its center is at approx. ear level.
tems operate with optimal efficiency, we
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of injury in
strongly urge you to observe the instructions
the event of an accident.<
contained in the following section.
Head restraints, refer to page 52.
For additional information on transporting
children safely, refer to page 58.
Safety belt
Airbags
Before every drive, make sure that all occupants
wear their safety belts. Airbags complement the
Always maintain an adequate distance
safety belt as an additional safety device, but
between yourself and the airbags. Always
they do not represent a substitute.
grip the steering wheel on the rim, with your
hands in the 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock positions,
Your vehicle has four seats, each of which is
to minimize the risk of injury to the hands or
equipped with a safety belt.
arms in the event of the airbag being triggered
Never allow more than one person to
off.
wear a single safety belt. Never allow
No one and nothing should come between the
infants or small children to ride in a passenger's
airbags and the seat occupant.
lap. Make sure that the belt in the lap area sits
Do not use the cover of the front airbag on the
low across the hips and does not press against
front passenger side as a storage area. Make
the abdomen.
sure that the front passenger is sitting correctly,
The safety belt must not rest against the throat,
i.e. not resting feet or legs on the dashboard;
run across sharp edges, pass over hard or frag-
otherwise, leg injuries can occur if the front air-
ile objects or be pinched. Fasten the safety belt
bag deploys.
so that it sits as snugly as possible against the
Make sure that passengers keep their heads
lap and shoulder without being twisted. Other-
away from the side airbag and do not lean
wise, the belt could slide over your hips and
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injure your abdomen in the event of a frontal
Height
collision. Avoid wearing bulky clothing and
Pull lever 2 and apply your weight to the seat or
regularly pull the belt in the upper-body area
lift it off, as necessary.
taut; otherwise, its restraining effect could be
impaired.<
Backrest
Safety belts, refer to page 54.
Seats
Note before adjusting
Never attempt to adjust your seat while
the vehicle is moving. The seat could
respond with unexpected movement, and the
ensuing loss of vehicle control could lead to an
accident.
Pull lever 3 and apply your weight to the back-
On the front passenger seat as well, do not
rest or lift it off, as necessary.
incline the backrest too far to the rear while the
vehicle is being driven; otherwise, there is a
Angle
danger in the event of an accident of sliding
under the safety belt, eliminating the protection
normally provided by the belt.<
Comply with the instructions on head restraint
height on page 52, and on damaged safety
belts on page 55.
Manual adjustment
Observe the adjustment instructions
above to ensure the best possible
Pull the lever and apply your weight to the seat
personal protection.<
or lift it off, as necessary.
Thigh support
Longitudinal direction
Pull lever 1 and slide the seat to the desired
position.
Pull the lever and move the thigh support for-
After releasing the lever, move the seat gently
ward or back.
forward or back to make sure it engages
properly.
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Electrical adjustment
The upper hips and spinal column receive
supplementary support to help you maintain a
Observe the adjustment instructions
relaxed, upright sitting position.
above to ensure the best possible per-
sonal protection.<
> Increase or decrease curvature: press the
switch at the front or rear, respectively.
> Shift curvature up or down: press the switch
at the top or bottom, respectively.
Backrest width
1
Longitudinal direction
2
Height
3
Angle
You can change the width of the backrest to suit
your individual preferences by adjusting the
lateral-support pads.
Press the front or rear end of the switch.
Backrest width decreases or increases
accordingly.
Longitudinal adjustment from outside/
4
Backrest
behind
The head restraints are adjusted manually, refer
to Head restraints on page 52.
Lumbar support
To move the front seats forward or backward
from outside or from one of the rear seats: with
the door open, press the front end 1 or rear
end 2 of the switch.
You can also adjust the contour of the backrest
to obtain additional support in the lumbar
region.
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Head restraints
Rear seats
Correctly adjusted head restraint
Coupe: height adjustment
A correctly adjusted head restraint reduces the
risk of neck injury in the event of an accident.
Correctly adjust the head restraints of all
occupied seats; otherwise, there is an
increased risk of injury in an accident.<
Height
Adjust the head restraint so that its center is
approximately at ear level.
> To raise: pull up.
Distance
> To lower: press the button, arrow 1, and
Adjust the distance so that the head restraint is
slide the head restraint down.
as close as possible to the back of the head.
Convertible: raising and lowering
Front seats
Only lower the head restraints if there are
no passengers in the rear. Raise all
Height adjustment
lowered head restraints before transporting
passengers in the rear.<
> To raise: pull up.
> To lower: press the button, arrow 1, and
> To raise: pull up.
slide the head restraint down.
> To lower: press the button, arrow 1, and
slide the head restraint down, arrow 2.
Removing
Only remove a head restraint if no one will be
Removing
sitting on the seat in question.
Only remove a head restraint if no one will be
1. Pull up as far as it will go.
sitting on the seat in question.
2. Press the button, arrow 1, and pull the head
1. Pull up as far as it will go.
restraint all the way out.
2. Press the button, arrow 1, and pull the head
restraint all the way out.
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Coupe: folding head restraint down and
Previous position
up
Push the seat backward and swing the backrest
Only fold down a head restraint if no one will be
back.
sitting in the seat in question. Fold up the head
When pushing the seat into its rearmost
restraints again before transporting passengers
position, make sure that no one is injured
in the rear.
and that no objects are damaged.
Before driving off, engage both seats and
backrests so that they are locked in place.
Otherwise, there is a risk of an accident due to
unexpected movement.<
Seat with electrical longitudinal
adjustment
Depending on your vehicle's equipment, it may
contain foldable head restraints.
Folding down:
Press the button, arrow 1.
Folding up:
Pull the head restraint.
Easy entry
Entering the rear seats
The easy entry feature includes a memory
function for the longitudinal adjustment and
Seat with manual longitudinal
backrest angle.
adjustment
1. Pull lever 1 and swing the backrest forward.
2. Press the front end 2 of the switch until the
seat has moved into the desired position.
Previous position
Press the rear end 3 of the switch until the seat
automatically stops in its previous position, and
fold the backrest back. If you release the switch
before the previous seat position is reached,
the seat will stop at its current position.
Easy entry
When sliding the seat backward, make
sure no one is injured and no objects are
The easy entry feature includes a memory
damaged.
function for the longitudinal adjustment and
Before driving off, engage both seats and
backrest angle.
backrests so that they are locked in place.
1. Pull lever 1 and swing the backrest forward.
Otherwise, there is a risk of an accident due to
2. Push the seat forward.
unexpected movement.<
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