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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Steering Wheel Heating User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Steering Wheel Heating User Manual

Steering Wheel Heating

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Button for steering wheel heating

Turning on/off

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual03Press the button.
A Check Control message is displayed.
If the trip is resumed within approx. 15 minutes after an intermediate stop, the steering wheel heating turns on automatically if the function was turned on at the completion of the last trip.

Memory function

Principle
The following settings can be stored and, if necessary, retrieved using the memory function:

  1. Seat position.
  2. Exterior mirror position.
  3. Steering wheel position.

Height of the Head-up Display.

General information
Two memory locations with different settings can be set for each driver profile.

The following settings are not stored:

  • Backrest width.
    Lumbar support.

Safety information
Warning
Using the memory function while driving can lead to unexpected seat or steering wheel movements. Vehicle control could be lost. There is a risk of accident. Only retrieve the memory function when the vehicle is stationary.

Warning
There is a risk of jamming when moving the seats. There is a risk of injury or risk of damage to property. Make sure that the area of movement of the seat is clear prior to any adjustment.

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The memory buttons are located on the front doors.

Storing

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  1. Set the desired position.
  2. Press the button. The writing on the button lights up.
  3. Press desired button 1 or 2 while the LED is lit. A signal sounds.

Calling up settings
Press the desired button 1 or 2. The stored position is called up.

The procedure stops when a switch for setting the seat is pressed or one of the memory buttons is pressed again.
The adjustment of the seat position on the driver’s side is interrupted after a short time while driving.

Seat and armrest heating

Principle
The system heats seats and armrests as needed.

General information
Seat heating can also be used without armrest heating. Deactivate the armrest heating as needed.

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual04Seat and armrest heating

Turning on

  1. BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual04Press the button.
  2. Select the temperature level:
    • Press the button once for each level.
    • Turn the Controller until the desired level is reached. Press the Controller.
    • Select the desired level on the touch‐screen..

Highest level is reached when three red LEDs light up on the button or three red bars are shown on the Control Display.
If the trip is continued within approx. 15 minutes after a stop, the functions are switched on automatically with the temperature selected last.
When ECO PRO is activated, the heating output is reduced.

Additional information:
ECO PRO, refer to page 307.

Turning off

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual04Press and hold the button, until the LEDs turn off.

Seat heating distribution

The heating effect in the seat cushion and the seat backrest can be distributed in different ways.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Climate control”
  4. Select the desired menu item.
  5. Select the desired seat.
  6. Press the Controller and turn it to set the seat heating distribution.

Switching armrest heating on/off

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Climate control”
  4. “Seat and armrest heating”
  5. Select desired seat.
  6. “Heat armrests with seat”

Air collar

Principle
The air collar ensures just the right temperature for the neck area via supply of warm air.
General information
When the convertible top is open, the air feed and the temperature are adjusted according to speed and outside temperature.
When the convertible top is closed, the three adjustable settings are independent of speed and outside temperature.

Safety information
Warning
Very hot air can escape from the vents. Thus, there is a risk of burns in the immediate area of the vents. There is a risk of injury. Make sure that sufficient distance from the vents is maintained. If necessary, adjust the air supply.

NOTICE
By covering the vent of the air collar, the heat cannot escape as intended. The heat builds up. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Do not cover the vents, for instance with covers.

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Air collar

Turning on

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual05Press the button once for each level.

The maximum temperature and blower output is reached when three LEDs are lit.
If ECO PRO is activated, the air collar may be temporarily deactivated.

Additional information:
ECO PRO, refer to page 307.

Turning off

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual05Press and hold the button until the LEDs turn off.

Principle
Integrated fans in the seat and armrest areas ex‐tract air from the vehicle interior and thereby provide a comfortable seat temperature.

General information
Depending on the setting of the automatic climate control, the cooling output will be increased or reduced.
Air conditioning can be adjusted individually by manually setting the temperature of the ventilation and the air distribution.
For maximum cooling output, set the manual air distribution to the upper body area.

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Active seat ventilation

Turning on

  1. BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual05Press the button.
  2. Select the ventilation level:
    • Press the button once for each level.
    • Turn the Controller until the desired level is reached. Press the Controller.
    • Select the desired level on the touch‐screen.

Highest level is reached when three blue LEDs light up on the button or three blue bars are shown on the Control Display.

Turning off

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual05Press and hold the button, until the LEDs turn off.

Seat climate control

Principle
The seat climate control combines the functions of seat heating and active seat ventilation.

General information
The seat heating and active seat ventilation are operated with a common button on the climate control panel.
When both systems are active, a push of the but‐ton reduces the intensity of both functions by one level each.
The last active function or function that is configured with higher intensity will be activated directly when the system is switched on again. When both functions with the same intensity configuration are deactivated, the system will automatically activate the seat heating.

Overview

Seat climate control

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Turning on

  1. Press the button.
  2. Select the desired setting via the touch‐screen.
    One red and one blue LED each will illuminate.

Turning off

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Rear Head Restraints User Manual08Press and hold the button, until the LEDs turn off.

Reference Links

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