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Why do the BMW radios have the letter "M" next to the preset number on the radio? That is, if I push preset #3, the display shows the radio station number plus "M3".

I'm guessing that M is german for some word that means "preset" or "program" or "messerschmidt"...and that it's too much trouble to change the letter for other languages?

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I have an "M" in between the seek buttons....which turns those buttons into manual mode....good for searching those low signal stations.
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The m on my car makes it so when I listen to a cd I can fast forward or rewind

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