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Old 03-23-2009, 03:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a few questions.....

i have a 328i 2008 base model.....

how can i make my fog lights turn on automatically?

also i no the car has this volume thing where the volume in my car turns down....how do i change the settings for that sensitivity....

mp3 dosnt always work why is that?
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Have you looked at the owner's manual and the stereo book? What do you mean by auto fog lights? Auto with what?
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when i start my car i want fog lights to turn on aswell as the regular lights...and i looked at the manual nothing there....
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I'll try to come back to this post later.

1) My fog lights do teh same thing. Whenever I start the car, they are always off, regardless of whether they were on when I shut it off. This may be something taht can only be changed with a reflash from the dealer.

2) The speed-sensitive volume control can be adjusted. I know that for sure. I'll just have to go and remember where it is that I found how it is done.

Please let us know if you figure it out before we do!
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i have a separate switch for my fog lights that when left in the on position, they come on when i hit my main light switch. Benefits of a 5 series i guess
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as for the fog lights, you would need to take it to the dealer, it can be added to the driver profile. as for the radio, you can adjust the speed dependant volume through the idrive if you have one, if you push down on the knob, then select settings and scroll through the list until you find it....if you do not have idrive, turn off radio, then turn it back on and hold the 'm' button for 8 seconds, scroll through the menu and change the GAL setting, thats your speed dependant volume
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i have a separate switch for my fog lights that when left in the on position, they come on when i hit my main light switch. Benefits of a 5 series i guess
That is how it works no my E36 3 Series. I think they started doing it differently on new chasis.

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as for the fog lights, you would need to take it to the dealer, it can be added to the driver profile. as for the radio, you can adjust the speed dependant volume through the idrive if you have one, if you push down on the knob, then select settings and scroll through the list until you find it....if you do not have idrive, turn off radio, then turn it back on and hold the 'm' button for 8 seconds, scroll through the menu and change the GAL setting, thats your speed dependant volume
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