BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear automatic climate control User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear automatic climate control User Manual

Rear automatic climate control

Overview

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Switching climate control

functions on off

Functional requirement
The rear automatic climate control is not ready for operation if the automatic climate control is switched off or if the function for defrosting the windows and removing condensation is active.

Switching on and off using iDrive

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Climate control”
  4. “Heating/ventilation”
  5. “Second row of seats”
  6. “Activate heating/cooling”

Switching on using the button
Press one of the following buttons:

  • Temperature.
  • AUTO program.
  • Air distribution, manual.

Switching off using the button

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear automatic climate control User Manual 03Press the button.

Temperature

Principle

The automatic climate control cools or heats to the configured temperature and then keeps the temperature constant.

Setting the temperature

Using the button:
BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear automatic climate control User Manual 04Press the left or right button side to set the desired temperature.

Via iDrive:

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3.  “Climate control”
  4. “Heating/ventilation”
  5.  “Second row of seats”
  6. “Temperature:”
  7.  Set the desired temperature.

The selected temperature is shown on the climate control display. Do not rapidly switch between different temperature settings. Otherwise, the automatic climate control will not have sufficient time to adjust the set temperature.

AUTO program

Principle
The airflow, air distribution, and temperature are controlled automatically.

Switching the AUTO program on/off

Using the button:

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The LED of the button is illuminated with the AUTO program switched on.

Via iDrive:

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Climate control”
  4. “Heating/ventilation”
  5. “Second row of seats”
  6. “Automatic”
  7. Upper body region.
  8. Upper body region and floor area.
  9. Floor area.

Locking the control elements

Principle
The control elements of the rear automatic climate control can be disabled.

Activate deactivate

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Climate control”
  4. “Heating/ventilation”
    “Second row of seats”
  5. “Disable controller”

Pre-ventilation

Principle
The car’s interior can be cooled or heated before driving off with the pre-ventilation. Depending on the set temperature and ambient temperature, the car’s interior is ventilated or possibly heated using the residual engine heat.

General information

The system can be switched on and off directly or via a preset departure time. The activation time is determined based on the outside temperature. The system promptly switches on before the selected departure time.

Functional requirements

  • The vehicle is in an idle state or standby state and not in a drive-ready state.
  • The battery is sufficiently charged. If pre-ventilation is switched on, the vehicle battery will be discharged. Thus, limit the maximum activation time to save the vehicle battery. The system will be available again after the engine is started or after a short trip.
  • Make sure that the vehicle’s date and time are set correctly.
  • Open the air vents to allow air to flow out.

Switching on and off directly

General information
There are different ways to switch the system on or off. The system switches off automatically after a certain period of time. The system continues to run for some time after being switched off.
Using the button

Functional requirement

When the vehicle is in the standby state, the pre-ventilation can be switched on or off with the automatic climate control buttons.

Turning on

Press one of the following buttons:

  1. Temperature.
  2. Air conditioning.
  3. Maximum cooling.
  4. AUTO program.
  5. Air recirculation mode.
  6. The upper side of the airflow, is the manual button.
  7. Air distribution, manual.
  8. Defrosting the windshield

Turning off

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear automatic climate control User Manual 03Press and hold the bottom button.

The system switches off after leaving and locking the vehicle.

Via iDrive

Turning on

  1. “CAR”
  2.  “Settings”
  3. “Climate control”
  4.  “Pre-ventilation”
  5.  “Start now”

Display

The symbol on the climate control display. Flashing: the pre-ventilation is switched on.

Departure time

Principle

Different departure times can be set to ensure a comfortable interior temperature in the vehicle at the time of departure.

  • One-time departure time: the time can be set.
    The system is switched on once. Departure time with weekday: time and day of the week can be set.
  • On the desired weekdays, the system will be switched on before the set departure time.

The departure time is preselected in two steps:

  • Set departure times.
  • Activate departure times.

A minimum of 10 minutes should pass between setting/activating the departure time and the planned departure time to allow a sufficient period of time for the climate control.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide : BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 User Manual

Download Manuals: https://www.bmwusa.com/owners-manuals.html

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