Automate electric mirrors by ignition status

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Automate electric mirrors by ignition status

Post by legendarymaz » Mon May 25, 2009 9:01 pm

I have a facelift Z4 06/06 build with electrical folding mirrors. The mirrors can be triggered to fold/unfold using the button in the car, but surely it can be set up so that when the ignition is switched off the mirrors fold and when switched on the unfold automatically. I have looked in the user guide and this wasn't mentioned. Anyone know how this setting can be applied? Thanks!

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Re: Automate electric mirrors by ignition status

Post by pvr » Mon May 25, 2009 9:17 pm

Not possible in a standard car without modifications of some sort by a third party product ...
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Re: Automate electric mirrors by ignition status

Post by cj10jeeper » Mon May 25, 2009 9:23 pm

Hi and welcome,

Your question is actually the subject of another thread running now.

The only way to be sure is to ask the dealer for a list of all programmables options for your car as they change by year, model and market.

Gut feeling is it cannot be done without an non BMW module being fitted.

Don't forget to post some pics in the new member section

EDIT - Damn PVR beat me to post while I was messing with the TV....lol
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Re: Automate electric mirrors by ignition status

Post by pvr » Mon May 25, 2009 9:30 pm

Sorry - you did all the polite stuff such as welcoming etc. I just went straight to the point :D
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Re: Automate electric mirrors by ignition status

Post by T2FFN » Mon May 25, 2009 10:36 pm

Finally, my post has become useful! :rofl:
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Re: Automate electric mirrors by ignition status

Post by legendarymaz » Sat May 30, 2009 4:48 pm

haha thanks guys appreciate the welcome and advice. Will speak to BMW and do some research and post up my findings since its a cool feature to have. Gonna get the car polished and waxed, pics will follow :D

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Re: Automate electric mirrors by ignition status

Post by legendarymaz » Sat May 30, 2009 4:53 pm

Just spoke to BMW, they say on some older cars it can be programmed to do it (eg ive seen it on a 52 reg 3 series with it) but on the Z4 it cant, that includes the NEW one too..

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