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#1 (permalink) Old 11-26-2004, 08:47 AM
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Hey guys/gals, just wondering why now in the cold months when I turn on my 2004 330I the computer defaults to the outdoor temperature. I personally like it to be on the clock setting, and always have to toggle it back to that.

Any ideas on how to make it stay on the clock??

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I don't know where you live, but since it is getting colder these nights, your "problem" might be a programmed feature. When the outsside temp gets to 37 degrees or colder, the computer automatically switches the OBC to the temp readout, and then makes a chiming noise to alert you. This tells you it is cold enough for black ice to form on the roads. It is a safety feature, and mine came on this AM, as we had an unusally cold morning here in San Diego - 35 degrees.

Hopefully this is all it is.
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