BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual

Tilt alarm sensor

The tilt of the vehicle is monitored.
The alarm system responds in situations such as attempts to steal a wheel or when the vehicle is towed.

Interior motion sensor

The windows and the glass sunroof must be closed for the system to function properly.

Avoiding unintentional alarms

General information
The tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor can trigger an alarm, although no unauthorized action occurred.

Possible situations for an unwanted alarm:

  1. In automatic car washes.
  2. In duplex garages.
  3. During transport on trains carrying vehicles, at sea or on a trailer.
  4. With animals in the vehicle.
  5. When the vehicle is locked after start of fueling.

The tilt alarm sensor and the interior motion sensor can be switched off in such situations.

Switching off the tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor

Press the button on the vehicle key within 10 seconds as soon as the vehicle is locked.
The indicator light lights up for approx. 2 seconds and then continues to flash.
The tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor are switched off until the vehicle is locked again.

Ending the alarm

  • Unlock the vehicle with the vehicle key.
  • Unlock the vehicle with the integrated key and activate the drive-ready state via emergency detection of the vehicle key. Malfunction, refer to page 84.
  • With Comfort Access: when carrying the vehicle key, grasp the driver’s door or front passenger door handle completely.

Power windows

General information
The windows can be opened with the vehicle key from the outside as well as closed with Comfort Access.

With Comfort Access:
The windows can be closed from the outside via Comfort Access.
When a window is often opened in the same position, this task can be performed by the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant. For instance when the same parking garage is frequently used.

Additional information:

  • Vehicle key, refer to page 80.
  • BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, refer to page 52.

Safety information
Warning
When operating the windows, body parts and objects can be jammed. There is a risk of injury or risk of damage to property. Make sure that the area of movement of the windows is clear during opening and closing.

OverviewBMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 01

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 02Power windows for individual windows

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 03Power windows for all windows

Functional requirements
The windows can be operated under the following conditions.

  • The Standby state is switched on.
  •  Drive readiness is switched on.
    The vehicle key must be in the car’s interior.

Opening

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 02Press the switch to the resistance point.

The window opens while the switch is being held.

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 02Press the switch beyond the resistance point.

The window opens automatically. Pressing the switch again stops the motion.

Closing

  • BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 03Pull the switch to the resistance point.

The window closes while the switch is being held.

  • BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 03Pull the switch beyond the resistance point.

The window closes automatically if the door is closed. Pulling again stops the motion.

Jam protection system

Principle
The jam protection prevents objects or body parts from becoming jammed between the door frame and window while a window is being closed.

General information
If the resistance or a blockage is detected while a window is being closed, the closing action is interrupted.

Safety information
Warning
Accessories on the windows such as antennas can impact jam protection. There is a risk of injury. Do not install accessories in the area of movement of the windows.

Closing without the jam protection system

In case of danger from the outside or if ice might prevent normal closing, proceed as follows:

  1. BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 02Pull the switch past the resistance point and hold it there.
    The window closes with limited jam protection. If the closing force exceeds a specific threshold, closing is interrupted.
  2. BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Tilt Alarm Sensor User Manual 02Pull the switch past the resistance point again within approx. 4 seconds and hold it there.
    The window closes without jam protection.

Safety switch

Principle
The safety switch can be used to prevent children, for instance from opening and closing the rear windows using the switches in the rear.
If an accident of a certain severity occurs, the safety function is switched off automatically.

Turning on/off

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Press the button.

The LED lights up if the safety function is switched on.

Glass sunroof

General information
The glass sunroof and the sun protection are operated using the same switch.
The glass sunroof can be opened from the out‐side with the vehicle key and also closed with Comfort Access.
With Comfort Access: The glass sunroof can be closed from the outside via Comfort Access.

Safety information

Warning
Body parts can be jammed when operating the glass sunroof. There is a risk of injury. Make sure that the area of movement of the glass sunroof is clear during opening and closing.

Overview

Opening/closing the glass sunroof.

  • Functional requirements
    The glass sunroof and sun protection can be operated under the following conditions.
  • The Standby state is switched on.
  •  Drive readiness is switched on.
    The vehicle key must be in the car’s interior.

Reference Links

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

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

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