BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual

Configuring widgets

Some widgets can be configured individually.

  1. “CAR”
  2.  “Settings”
  3. “Displays”
  4.  “Instrument panel”
  5. “Configure widgets”
  6. Select the desired setting.

Information in detail

Distance traveled
The widget for the distance traveled shows the total distance and traveled distance depending on the setting for the display of the trip data.

Consumption display

Principle
During energy recovery, the kinetic energy of the vehicle is converted into electric energy in coasting overrun mode. The vehicle battery is partially charged and fuel consumption can be reduced.
The current consumption displays the current consumption of fuel. Check whether you are currently driving in an efficient and environmentally-friendly manner.

General information
Energy recovery and current consumption can be displayed as bar displays.

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Energy recovery, arrow 1.
Current consumption, arrow 2.
Average consumption, arrow 3.

  • Current fuel consumption and average fuel consumption
    The widget shows the current fuel consumption and average fuel consumption depending on the setting for the display of the trip data.
  • Navigation data

  • General information
    The estimated time of arrival and the distance remaining to the destination are displayed if a destination is entered in the navigation system be‐fore the trip is started.
  • Display

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Time of arrival, arrow 1.

Distance to destination, arrow 2.

Compass

General information
The compass shows the current driving direction.

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Check Control

Principle
The Check Control system monitors functions in the vehicle and notifies you of faults in the monitored systems.

General information
A Check Control message is displayed as a com‐bination of indicator or warning lights and text messages in the instrument cluster and, if appli‐cable, in the Head-up Display.
In addition, an acoustic signal may sound and a text message may appear on the Control Display.

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Press the button on the turn signal lever.

Continuous display
Some Check Control messages are displayed continuously and are not cleared until the fault is eliminated. If several faults occur at once, the messages are displayed consecutively.
The messages can be hidden for approx. 8 seconds. After this time, they are displayed again automatically.

Temporary display
Some Check Control messages are hidden automatically after approx. 20 seconds. The Check Control messages are stored and can be dis‐played again later.

Displaying stored Check Control messages

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Vehicle status”
  3. “Check Control messages”
  4. Select the text message.
  • Display
  • Check Control
  • At least one Check Control message is displayed or stored.
  • Text messages
    Text messages in combination with an icon in the instrument cluster explain a Check Control message and the meaning of the indicator/warning lights.
  • Supplementary text messages

  • Additional information, such as the reason for a fault or the required action, can be called up via Check Control.
    With urgent messages the added text will be automatically displayed on the Control Display.
    Depending on the Check Control message, further help can be selected.
  1. “CAR”
  2. “Vehicle status”
  3. “Check Control messages”
  4. Select the desired text message.
  5. Select the desired setting.
  • Messages after trip completion
    Certain messages displayed while driving are dis‐played again after drive-ready state is switched off.
  • Indicator/warning lights

  • Principle
    Indicator/warning lights in the instrument cluster display the status of some functions in the vehi‐cle and indicate when a fault is present in the monitored systems.
    General information
    The indicator/warning lights can light up in a variety of combinations and colors.
    Several of the lights are checked for proper functioning and light up temporarily when drive-ready state is switched on.
  • Red lights Safety belt reminder

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual 04Indicator light flashes or is illuminated: safety belt on the driver or passenger side is not buckled. The safety belt reminder can also be activated if objects are placed on the front passenger seat.
Make sure that the safety belts are positioned correctly.

Safety belt reminder for rear seats

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual 04The safety belt is not buckled on the corresponding rear seat

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual 06The displays may vary depending on the equipment version and country variant.

Airbag system

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual 05Airbag system and seat belt tensioner may not be working.

Have the vehicle checked immediately by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Parking brake

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual 07The parking brake is set. Additional information:
For releasing the parking brake, refer to page 136.

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Brake system impaired. Continue to drive moderately.
BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual 09Have the vehicle checked immediately by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

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