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      09-23-2009, 06:41 AM   #1
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Side Mirrors Auto Folding

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Just wanted to check...does anybody know if there is a way to make side mirrors get folded automatically whenever i turn the car off ?

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Make sure u have the option of folding when car is in motion so if u find urself on a narrow street w/oncoming traffic, u can protect vs. damage!
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Hi All,

Just wanted to check...does anybody know if there is a way to make side mirrors get folded automatically whenever i turn the car off ?

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What you are referring to, is an aftermarket option that works when added to the folding function, that comes standard w/premium package.

Otherwise you have to fold them in manually once outside the car.

I hope this helps you.
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      09-23-2009, 11:33 PM   #4
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Hi All,

Just wanted to check...does anybody know if there is a way to make side mirrors get folded automatically whenever i turn the car off ?

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i think he is referring that, is there a setting on the idrive that automatically fold the mirror when you turn off the car. I think you have to closed them using the button, that what i do all the time.
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i think he is referring that, is there a setting on the idrive that automatically fold the mirror when you turn off the car. I think you have to closed them using the button, that what i do all the time.
There might be, but I have never seen it in the menu, and I doubt it.

Aftermarket! It is easy as heck to hit the button on your way out.

I fold in the outside mirrors on both my cars on the way out.
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Thank you ALL ...
Yes..I have the option through the button..But I always forget doing that..specially at work (tight parking area)...I was thinking if there is a way to automate it when car is switched off (I have seen it in some other cars)

Someone told me its a setting that the BMW dealer can do when you bring it to your first service...I thought someone already did it/have tried it..

Anyways..Thanks again all..

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Hi All,

Just wanted to check...does anybody know if there is a way to make side mirrors get folded automatically whenever i turn the car off ?

Regards,
This function possible to ON by programming via tech plug. And even possible to do M-view menu and see tachometer on the HUD.
It doing one my friend hacker.
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      09-24-2009, 12:01 PM   #9
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What is a tech plug? Do you use the dealer tools or an aftermarket tool you can buy?

It is really sad all HUDs are the same yet BMW disabled features depending on model even though you paid for them.
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What is a tech plug? Do you the dealer tools or aftermarket tool you can buy?

It is really sad all HUDs are the same yet BMW disabled features depending on model even though you paid for them.
Tech plug it's mean in existance plug for connection servis comp. Dealers use it as well. Hackers can read and modify needed regisres in different moduls of the car.

I think dilers can do it by usual diagnostic tools, but not responsible and may be don't have knowledges.
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This function possible to ON by programming via tech plug. And even possible to do M-view menu and see tachometer on the HUD.
It doing one my friend hacker.
I want this!!! I have HUD. Please elaborate more on how to do this.
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i had 'remoteKEY' bought from EAS and used it on E92 M3
it allows u to sync the mirror folding setting with the lock/unlock button from the remote
the module only show it will work for E81,82,87 E90,91,92 and E60,61
i am gonna shoot them an email to them to see if it would work on X5 and X6s
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I want this!!! I have HUD. Please elaborate more on how to do this.
Hackers (specialists on SW and HW) make a money on this and don't disclose it for all. Try find the same locally, or organize trip for him from Russia to US
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i had 'remoteKEY' bought from EAS and used it on E92 M3
it allows u to sync the mirror folding setting with the lock/unlock button from the remote
the module only show it will work for E81,82,87 E90,91,92 and E60,61
i am gonna shoot them an email to them to see if it would work on X5 and X6s
Let us know. I would be interested in this.
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i had 'remoteKEY' bought from EAS and used it on E92 M3
it allows u to sync the mirror folding setting with the lock/unlock button from the remote
the module only show it will work for E81,82,87 E90,91,92 and E60,61
i am gonna shoot them an email to them to see if it would work on X5 and X6s
sorry to dig this up.. Just wanted to know if this was tested and anything was found to work
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sorry to dig this up.. Just wanted to know if this was tested and anything was found to work
I'm pretty confident the module works fine, we just need to verify whether or not there is a separate control module for the mirrors.

At this time, it seems the 5-series is the only vehicle that behaves this way, and all that was needed was a different wiring harness.
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I think its safer to fold them in w/ key fob lock up button then to fold them w/ ignition. The latter leaves u blind to the rear once u shut off ignition. Dangerous in parallel parked x6 when u open the door w/ cyclists & traffic in the same direction passing.
Would be ideal if u can programme the key fob to fold mirrors & close the hatch !
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I'm pretty confident the module works fine, we just need to verify whether or not there is a separate control module for the mirrors.

At this time, it seems the 5-series is the only vehicle that behaves this way, and all that was needed was a different wiring harness.
Please let us know once you find out. I would probably be interested in purchasing this.
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