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#1 (permalink) Old 07-24-2004, 10:19 PM
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So I just noticed for the first time on my M3 that when after the inside light goes out after you lock the doors, it will come on again when you touch the door handle. I turned off the overhead light but the floor lights will still come on.

I don't care for this. If it's dark outside I'd prefer no one to be able to walk up to the car and get a well lit view of what's in it. Or worse I don't want some kid realizing he can make the light go on and have him sit there and play with it for 2 hours.

Can I turn this feature off?

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Unless you take your door apart and manuall figure out which corresponding wire is operating your lights... I dont see any good and easy way to disable those damned lights....UNLESS....

Take the lights out... thats not hard.


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Well yeah taking the floor lights out would certainly do the trick...not sure why I'd even nede floor lights anyway. I mean I'm not scared there's going to be monsters under the seat trying to grab my feet or anything....haha

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It is an M3 right.... my car sometimes has monsters in it... atleast the engine bay does. But only when my right foot gives it hell.... I would think yours would do the same..... so watch out.... they tend to push your right calf into the firewall....

Note: In between your leg and the firewall... is most likely the gas pedel... they like to mess with you like that...


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I've only had it out on the open highway twice....but already I'm very familiar with these gremlins of which you speak. Little bastards just grab your foot and press it right down on that pedal don't they?!

Too bad I can't take pictures of that while i'm driving....it'd be a hell of a defense in court on the speeding ticket

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