BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual

Rear Head Restraints

Safety information

Warning
Removal or incorrect adjustment of head restraints can cause injuries in the head and neck area. There is a risk of injury.

  • Before driving, install the removed head restraints on the occupied seats.
  • Adjust the head restraint so its center sup‐ports the back of the head at as close to eye level as possible.
  •  Adjust the distance so that the head restraint is as close as possible to the back of the head. Adjust the distance via the backrest tilt as needed.
  • Only use accessories that have been determined to be safe for attachment to a head restraint.
  • Do not use any accessories, for instance pillows, while driving.

Folding down the head restraints

To improve the view to the rear, the head restraints can be folded back. Only fold the head restraint back if no one will be sitting in the corresponding seat.BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual 0

  • To the rear: press the button, arrow 1, and fold the head restraint backward.
  • Forward: fold the head restraint toward the front as far as it will go. Make sure that the head restraint engages correctly.

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The height of the outer head restraints can be adjusted.

  • To lower: press the button, arrow 1, and push the head restraint down.
  • To raise: push the head restraint up.

After setting the height, make sure that the head restraint engages correctly.

Removing the outer head restraint

Only remove the head restraint if no one will be sitting in the seat in question.

  1. Fold down the rear seat backrest in question. Enlarging the cargo area, refer to page 298.
  2. Raise the head restraint up against the resistance.
  3. Inserting the integrated key.
    Integrated key, refer to page 91.BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual 03
  4. Press and hold the integrated key and the button at the same time, arrows 1, and pull out the head restraint completely.

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Removing the center head restraint

Only remove the head restraint if no one will be sitting in the center seat.

  1. Raise the head restraint up against the resistance.
  2. Press the buttons, arrow 1, and pull the head restraint out completely.

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Press the buttons, arrow 1, and pull the head restraint out completely.

Installing
For mounting, insert the head restraints in the mounts and slide down until you feel the resistance.
After the installation, make sure that the head restraint engages correctly.

Exterior mirrors

General information
The mirror on the front passenger side is more curved than the driver’s side mirror.

The mirror setting is stored for the driver profile currently in use. When a driver profile is selected, the stored position is called up automatically.
The current exterior mirror position can be stored using the memory function.

Safety information

Warning
Objects reflected in the mirror are closer than they appear. The distance to the road users behind could be incorrectly estimated, for instance while changing lanes. There is a risk of accident. Estimate the distance to the traffic behind by looking over your shoulder.

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  1. Adjusting
  2. Selecting a mirror, Automatic Curb Monitor 3 Folding in and out

Adjusting electrically

Press the button.

The selected mirror moves along with the button movement.

Selecting a mirror

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual 08To change over to the other mirror: Slide the switch.

Malfunction
In case of an electrical malfunction, adjust the mirror by pressing the edges of the mirror glass.
Folding in and out

NOTICE
Depending on the vehicle’s width, the vehicle can be damaged in car washes. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Before washing, fold in the mirrors by hand or with the button.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual 09Press the button.

Folding is only possible up to a speed of approx. 15 mph/20 km/h.

Folding the mirrors in and out is helpful in the following situations:

  • In car washes.
  • On narrow roads.

Mirrors that were folded in are folded out automatically at a speed of approx. 25 mph/40 km/h.

Automatic heating

Both exterior mirrors are automatically heated as needed and when the drive-ready state is switched on.

Automatic dimming feature

The exterior mirror on the driver’s side is automatically dimmed. Photocells in the interior mirror are used to control this.

Automatic Curb Monitor

Principle
If reverse gear is engaged, the mirror glass on the front passenger side is tilted downward. This improves your view of the curb and other lowling obstacles when parking, for instance.

Activating

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  1. slide the switch to the driver’s side mirror position.
  2. Engage selector lever position R.

Deactivating
Slide the switch to the front passenger’s side mirror position.

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