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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Activating and Deactivating System Manually User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Activating and Deactivating System Manually User Manual

Activating and Deactivating the System Manually

Principle
The engine is not automatically switched off.
The engine is started during an automatic engine stop.

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Steptronic transmission:
via selector lever position
The Auto Start/Stop function is also deactivated in the selector lever position M/S.

Via the Driving Dynamics Control
The Auto Start/Stop function is also deactivated in the SPORT driving mode of the Driving Dynamics Control.

Without Mild-Hybrid technology: the display

  • LED comes on: auto Start/Stop function is deactivated.
  • LED goes out: auto Start/Stop function is activated.

Switching off the vehicle during an automatic engine stop

General information
During an automatic engine stop, the vehicle can be switched off permanently, for instance when leaving it.

Steptronic transmission

  1. Press the Start/Stop button.
    • The drive-ready state is switched off.
    • The Standby state is switched on.
    • Selector lever position P is engaged automatically.
  2. Set the parking brake.

Automatic deactivation

General information
In certain situations, the Auto Start/Stop function is deactivated automatically for safety reasons, for instance, if no driver is detected.

Malfunction
The Auto Start/Stop function no longer switches off the engine automatically. A Check Control message is displayed. It is possible to continue driving. Have the system checked by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Driving Dynamics Control

Principle
The Driving Dynamics Control influences the driving dynamics properties of the vehicle.
The vehicle can be adjusted depending on the situation using various driving modes.

General information
The following systems are affected, for instance:

  1. Engine characteristics.
  2. Steptronic transmission.
  3. Adaptive M chassis.
  4. Steering.
  5. Display in the instrument cluster.
  6. Cruise control.

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The selected driving mode is displayed in the instrument cluster.

Driving modes

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Buttons in the vehicle
When the drive-ready state is switched on, the COMFORT driving mode is selected automatically.

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When the drive-ready state is switched on, the COMFORT driving mode is selected automatically.

Driving modes in detail

COMFORT

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Principle
The COMFORT driving mode is a balanced setting between sporty and consumption-optimized driving.

Turning on
Press the button repeatedly until COMFORT is displayed in the instrument cluster.

SPORT

Principle
The SPORT driving mode is a dynamic setting for more agility with an optimized suspension.

Turning on

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Press the button repeatedly until SPORT is displayed in the instrument cluster.

SPORT INDIVIDUAL

Principle
In the SPORT INDIVIDUAL driving mode, individual settings can be adjusted to support driving dynamics properties.

Configuration

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Driving mode”
  4. “SPORT INDIVIDUAL”
  5. Select the desired setting.

Reset SPORT INDIVIDUAL to the standard settings:

“Reset to SPORT STANDARD”.

SPORT PLUS

Principle
The SPORT PLUS driving mode is a dynamic setting for maximum agility with an adjusted drive.

Turning on
Press the button repeatedly until

SPORT
PLUS is displayed in the instrument cluster.

ECO PRO

Concept
In ECO PRO drive mode, consumption is optimized.

Turning on
Press the button repeatedly until ECO PRO is displayed in the instrument cluster.

ECO PRO INDIVIDUAL

Principle
In the ECO PRO INDIVIDUAL driving mode, individual settings can be adjusted to support an economical driving style.
The engine control and comfort features, for instance, the climate control output, are adjusted.

Configuration

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Driving mode”
  4. “ECO PRO INDIVIDUAL”
  5. Select the desired setting.

Reset ECO PRO INDIVIDUAL to the standard settings:
“Reset to ECO PRO STANDARD”.

ADAPTIVE

Principle
The ADAPTIVE driving mode is a balanced driving mode that automatically adapts to the driving situation and driving style.
If the navigation system is active, upcoming road sections are considered.

Switching on

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Press the button. ADAPTIVE is displayed in the instrument cluster.

INDIVIDUAL configuration

General information
The last individual configuration is activated directly when the driving mode is called up again.

Activating the configuration of the drive mode

Press the button for the desired drive mode several times.

Parking brake

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Principle
The parking brake is used to prevent the vehicle from rolling when it is parked.

Safety information

Warning
An unsecured vehicle can begin to move and possibly roll away. There is a risk of accident. Before exiting, secure the vehicle against rolling.

In order to ensure that the vehicle is secured against rolling away, follow the following:

  1. Set the parking brake.
  2. On uphill grades or on a downhill slope, turn the front wheels in the direction of the curb.
  3. On uphill grades or on a downhill slope, also secure the vehicle, for instance with a wheel chock.

Warning
Unattended children or animals in the vehicle can cause the vehicle to move and endanger themselves and traffic, for instance, due to the following actions:

  • Pressing the Start/Stop button.
  • Releasing the parking brake.
  • Opening and closing the doors or windows.
  • Engaging selector lever position N.
  • Using vehicle equipment.

There is a risk of accidents or injuries. Do not leave children or animals unattended in the vehicle. Take the vehicle key with you when exiting and lock the vehicle.

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Parking brake

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Setting
With a stationary vehicle
Pull the switch. The LED lights up.

Activating and Deactivating the System Manually 08The indicator light in the instrument cluster illuminates red. The parking brake is set.

While driving

General information
To use as an emergency brake while driving.

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The indicator light in the instrument cluster illuminates red, a signal sounds, and the brake lights illuminate.
A Check Control message is displayed.
The parking brake is engaged when the vehicle is stationary.

With Emergency Stop Assistant

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Additional information:
Emergency Stop Assistant, refer to 212.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide: BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 User Manual

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