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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Vehicle Status User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Vehicle Status User Manual

Vehicle status

General information
The status can be displayed and actions performed for several systems.

Going to the vehicle status

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Vehicle status”

Information at a glance

Symbols Description

BMW 8 Series 2020-2023 Vehicle status User Manual 01“Flat Tire Monitor”: status of the run-flat tires, refer to page 336.

BMW 8 Series 2020-2023 Vehicle status User Manual 01“Tire Pressure Monitor”: status of the Tire Pressure Monitor, refer to page 329.

BMW 8 Series 2020-2023 Vehicle status User Manual 02“Engine oil level”: electronic oil measurement, refer to page 348.

Symbols Description

BMW 8 Series 2020-2023 Vehicle status User Manual 03“Check Control messages”: dis‐playing stored Check Control messages, refer to page 156.

BMW 8 Series 2020-2023 Vehicle status User Manual 04“Required services”: displaying service notifications, refer to page 165.

Head-up Display

Principle
The Head-up display projects important information in the driver’s field of view, for instance the speed.
The driver can get information without averting his or her eyes from the road.

General information
Follow the information on cleaning the Head-up Display.

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Turning on/off

  1. “CAR”
    “Settings”
    “Displays”
  2. “Head-up display”
    “Head-up display”

Display
Overview
The following information is displayed on the Head-up Display:

  • Vehicle speed.
  • Navigation instructions.
  • Check Control messages.
  • Selection list in the instrument cluster.
    Driver assistance systems.
  • Sport displays.

Some of this information is only displayed briefly as needed.
Selecting displays in the Head-up Display

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3.  “Displays”
  4. “Head-up display”
  5. Select the desired setting.

Setting the brightness
The brightness is automatically adjusted to the ambient brightness.
The base setting can be adjusted manually.

  1.  “CAR”
    “Settings”
  2.  “Displays”
  3. “Head-up display”
  4. “Brightness”
  5. Turn the Controller until the desired brightness is set.
  6. Press the Controller.

When the low beams are switched on, the brightness of the Head-up Display can be adjusted using the instrument lighting.

Adjusting the height

  1. “CAR”
  2.  “Settings”
  3. “Displays”
  4. “Head-up display”
  5. “Height”
  6. Turn the Controller until the desired height is reached.
  7. Press the Controller.

The height of the Head-up Display can also be stored using the memory function.

Setting the rotation
The Head-up Display view can be rotated.

  1. “CAR”
  2.  “Settings”
  3. “Displays”
  4. “Head-up display”
  5. “Rotation”
  6. Turn the Controller until the desired setting is selected.
  7. Press the Controller.

Additional settings

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Displays”
  4. “Head-up display”
  5. Select the desired setting:
  6. “Speed Limit Assistance”: access the settings for the speed assistant.
  7. “Display infotainment lists in”: set up if the selection lists are displayed in the instrument cluster or the Head-up Display.
  • “Sport displays”: display tachometer and shift Lights in the Head-up Display.
    “Off”: the Sport displays are not displayed in the Head-up Display.
    “In SPORT mode”: the Sport displays are only displayed in SPORT driving mode.
    “Always”: the Sport displays are continuously displayed in the Head-up Display.
    “Reduced height”: if not all of the information is in the driver’s field of vision, the information can be displayed in the lower section of the Head-up Display.
  • Visibility of the display
    The visibility of the displays in the Head-up Dis‐play is influenced by the following factors:

Seat position.
Objects on the cover of the Head-up Display.
Sunglasses with certain polarization filters.
Wet road.
Unfavorable light conditions.

Lights

Vehicle features and options

This chapter describes all standard, country-specific, and optional features offered by the series. It also describes features and functions that are not necessarily available in your vehicle, e.g., due to the selected options or country versions. This also applies to safety-related functions and systems. When using these functions and systems, the applicable laws and regulations must be observed.

Lights and lighting

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The light switch element is located next to the steering wheel.

Icon Function
Automatic headlight control. Adaptive light functions.
Low beams.
Instrument lighting.

Automatic headlight control

Principle
The low beams are switched on and off automatically depending on the ambient brightness, for example in tunnels, in twilight or if there is precipitation.

General information
A blue sky with the sun low on the horizon can cause the lights to be turned on.
If the low beams are switched on manually, the automatic headlight control is deactivated.

ActivatingBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Vehicle status User Manual 06Press the button on the light switch element.
The LED in the button lights up.BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Vehicle status User Manual 05 The indicator light in the instrument cluster is illuminated when the low beams are switched on.

System limits
The automatic headlight control cannot replace your personal judgment of lighting conditions.
For example, the sensors are unable to detect fog or hazy weather. In these situations, turn the lights on manually.

Reference Links

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