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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 12-28-2003, 03:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I'm driving home last night, '89 325i btw, and I ALWAYS have the little info display thing set to CLOCK. Anyways, i'm driving on the freeway when my car beeps at me and the display changes from CLOCK to OUTSIDE TEMP. It was like 35*F last night which is damn cold for So. CA.

Anyway, what is my car trying to tell me?? That its cold as frick outside??
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Had same thing.. check it out

http://www.bmw-forums.com/forum/index.php?...?showtopic=6891
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Old 12-28-2003, 05:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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same thing happened to me
I freeked out. I didnt know that it was possible to exist in temperatures below 80.



Maybe i just am to used to florida
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Holy chit, that's crazy.
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Holy chit, that's crazy.
Yeah, my E46 does the same thing at 37F.
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All BMW's with the feature do it at 37F.
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mine goes at 38...why did they choose that temperature?...why not 32?
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Because ice can still exist at 37
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