Comfort Access

Comfort Access enables you to enter your vehicle without needing to hold the remote control in your hand. All you need to do is wear the remote control close to your body, e.g. in your jacket pocket. The vehicle detects the corresponding remote control within the immediate vicinity or in the passenger compartment.

Comfort Access supports the following functions:

> Unlocking/locking the vehicle
> Unlocking the trunk lid separately
> Engine starting
> Convenient closing

Functional requirement

> The vehicle or the trunk lid can only be locked when the vehicle detects that the remote control currently in use is outside of the vehicle.
> The vehicle cannot be locked or unlocked again until after approx. 2 seconds.
> The engine can only be started when the vehicle detects that the remote control currently in use is inside the vehicle.

Comparison to the standard remote control

In general, there is no difference between using Comfort Access or pressing the buttons on the remote control to carry out the functions mentioned above. You should therefore first familiarize yourself with the instructions on opening and closing starting on page 28.

Special features regarding the use of Comfort

Access are described below.

closing windows, the glass roof or the convertible top, the system is checking whether If you notice a brief delay while opening or closing windows, the glass roof or the convertible top, the system is checking whether a remote control is inside the vehicle. Please repeat the opening or closing procedure, if necessary.

Unlocking

Grasp the handle on the driver's or front passenger door completely, arrow

Grasp the handle on the driver's or front passenger door completely, arrow 1. This corresponds to pressing the Locking button.

Locking

Touch the surface, arrow 2, with your finger for approx. 1 second. This corresponds to pressing the To preserve the battery, please make sure that button.

the ignition and all electrical consumers are switched off before locking the vehicle. To preserve the battery, please make sure that the ignition and all electrical consumers are switched off before locking the vehicle.

Coupe: convenient closing

For Convenient closing, keep your finger on the surface, arrow 2.

Convertible: window and convertible top operation

With the ignition at radio readiness or beyond, you can open and close the windows and the convertible top when a remote control is located inside the vehicle.

Unlocking the trunk lid separately

Press the button on the outside of the trunk lid. This corresponds to pressing the If the vehicle detects that a remote control button.

has been accidentally left inside the locked vehicle after the trunk lid is closed, If the vehicle detects that a remote control has been accidentally left inside the locked vehicle after the trunk lid is closed, the lid will reopen. The hazard warning flashers flash and a signalsounds.

Switching on radio readiness

Radio readiness is switched on by pressing the

Start/Stop button.

the engine will start immediately. Do not depress the brake or the clutch; otherwise, the engine will start immediately.

Starting the engine

You can start the engine or switch on the ignition when a remote control is inside the vehicle. It is not necessary to insert a remote control into the ignition lock.

Switching off the engine in cars with automatic transmission

The engine can only be switched off when the selector lever is in position P. To switch the engine off when the selector lever is in position N, the remote control must be in the ignition lock.

Malfunctions

Comfort Access may malfunction due to local radio waves. If this happens, open and close the vehicle via the buttons on the remote control or using the integrated key. To start the engine

afterward, insert the remote control into the ignition lock.

Warning lamps

up when you attempt to start the engine: the engine cannot The warning lamp in the instrument cluster lights up when you attempt to start the engine: the engine cannot

be started. The remote control is not inside the vehicle or is malfunctioning. Take the remote control with you inside the vehicle or have it checked. If necessary, insert another remote control into the ignition lock.

up while the engine is running: the remote control is no The warning lamp in the instrument cluster lights up while the engine is running: the remote control is no

longer inside the vehicle. After the engine is switched off, the engine can only be restarted within approx. 10 seconds.

comes on and a message appears on the Control Display: The indicator lamp in the instrument cluster comes on and a message appears on the Control Display:

replace the battery in the remote control.

Replacing the battery

The remote control for Comfort Access contains a battery that will need to be replaced from time to time.

1.  Take the integrated key out of the remote control.

2.  Remove the cover.

2.  Remove the cover.
3.  Insert the new battery with the plus side facing up.
4.  Press the cover on to close.

to your BMW center. Take the old battery to a recycling center or to your BMW center.

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