Automatic climate control

Comfortable interior climate

AUTO program 7offers the ideal air distribution and air volume for almost all conditions, refer to AUTO program below. All you need to do is select an interior temperature which is comfortable for you.

The following sections inform you in detail about how to adjust the settings.

Most settings are stored for the remote control currently in use, refer also to Personal Profile settings on page 28.

Adjusting air distribution manually

manually. The air is directed to the windshield, to the upper body area and to the The air distribution can be switched on and off manually. The air is directed to the windshield, to the upper body area and to the footwell.

The automatic air distribution can be switched back on by pressing the AUTO button. The cooling function is switched on automatically and the manual air distribution setting is cleared.

Temperature

The automatic climate control achieves this temperature as quickly as possible regardless of the season, using maximum cooling or heating Turn to set the desired temperature.

The automatic climate control achieves this temperature as quickly as possible regardless of the season, using maximum cooling or heating power if necessary, and then maintains it.

Avoid rapid switching between different temperature settings. The automatic climate control will not have sufficient time to adjust the set temperature.

Maximum heating power can be obtained with the highest setting, regardless of the outside temperature.

The system cools steadily in the lowest setting, regardless of the outside temperature.

Maximum cooling

The system is set to the lowest temperature, maximum air volume and recirculated Press the button.

The system is set to the lowest temperature, maximum air volume and recirculated air mode.

Air flows out of the vent outlets for the upper body region. Open them for this purpose.

Air is cooled as quickly as possible

> Above an outside temperature of approx.
> When the engine is running

AUTO program

Air volume, air distribution and temperature are controlled automatically. Press the button.

Air volume, air distribution and temperature are controlled automatically.

Depending on the selected temperature, AUTO intensity and outside influences, the air is directed toward the windshield, the side windows, the upper body and the footwell.

Pressing the AUTO button automatically switches on the cooling function.

At the same time, a condensation sensor controls the program so as to prevent window condensation as much as possible.

The program is switched off when the air distribution is set manually or the button is pressed again.

Intensity of the AUTO program

With the AUTO program switched on, automatic control of the air volume and air distribution can be adjusted:

intensity. Press the right side of the button to increase it. Press the left side of the button to reduce the intensity. Press the right side of the button to increase it.

The selected intensity is shown on the display of the automatic climate control.

Convertible Program

The Convertible Program is active when the convertible top is open and the AUTO program is switched on. During the Convertible Program, the automatic climate control is optimized for driving with the soft top down. In addition, the air volume is increased as vehicle speed increases.

can be enhanced considerably by installing the wind deflector. The effectiveness of the Convertible Program can be enhanced considerably by installing the wind deflector.

Adjusting air volume manually

To be able to manually adjust the air volume, switch off the AUTO program first.

air volume. Press the right side of the button to increase it. Press the left side of the button to reduce the air volume. Press the right side of the button to increase it.

The air flow rate is lowered or switched off entirely to reduce the drain on the battery. The display remains the same.

Automatic recirculated air control AUC/Recirculated air mode

You can respond to unpleasant odors or pollutants in the immediate environment by temporarily suspending the supply of outside air. The system then recirculates the air currently within the vehicle.

mode: Press the button repeatedly to select an operating mode:

> LED off: outside air flows in continuously.
> Left-hand LED on, AUC mode: a sensor detects pollutants in the outside air and controls the shut-off automatically.
> Right-hand LED on, recirculated air mode: the supply of outside air is permanently shut off. If the windows fog over, switch off recirculated air mode and increase the air volume, if necessary. Make sure that air can flow onto the windshield.

continuously for lengthy periods; otherwise, the quality of the air inside the car The recirculated air mode should not be used continuously for lengthy periods; otherwise, the quality of the air inside the car will gradually deteriorate.

Via the button on the steering wheelYou can switch quickly between the recirculated air mode and the previous mode using a

button on the steering wheel.

ALL program

The current temperature setting on the driver's side is transferred to the front Press the button.

The current temperature setting on the driver's side is transferred to the front passenger side.

If the temperature setting on the driver's side is changed, the temperature on the front passenger side is changed as well.

The program is switched off when the setting is adjusted on the front passenger side or the button is pressed again.

Defrosting windows and removing condensation

Quickly removes ice and condensation from the windshield and front side windows. Press the button.

Quickly removes ice and condensation from the windshield and front side windows.

For this purpose, also switch on the cooling function.

Switching cooling function on/off

The passenger compartment can only be cooled while the engine is running.

The air is cooled and dehumidified and Ц depending on the temperature setting Press the button.

The air is cooled and dehumidified and Ц depending on the temperature setting Ц warmed again.

Depending on the weather, the windshield may fog up briefly when the engine is started.

Pressing the AUTO button automatically switches on the cooling function.

Rear window defroster

The defroster is switched off automatically after a certain time. Press the button.

The defroster is switched off automatically after a certain time.

Depending on your vehicle's equipment, the upper wires serve as an antenna and are not part of the rear window defroster.

Switching the system on/off

Switching off

the left side of the button to switch off the automatic climate control. With the blower at its lowest setting, press the left side of the button to switch off the automatic climate control.

All displays are cleared except for the rear window defroster if it is switched on.

climate control is switched off. If the air quality deteriorates or the window fogs The outside air supply is blocked when the automatic climate control is switched off. If the air quality deteriorates or the window fogs over, switch the system back on and increase the air volume.

Switching on

Press any button except the ALL or the rear window defroster button to reactivate the automatic climate control.

Ventilation

1.  Use the thumbwheels to smoothly open and close the air vents

1.  Use the thumbwheels to smoothly open and close the air vents
2.  Use the levers to change the direction of the airflow

Ventilation for cooling

Adjust the vent outlets to direct the flow of cool air in your direction, e.g. if it has become too hot in the car.

Draft-free ventilation

Set the vent outlets so that the air flows past you and not straight at you.

Microfilter/activated-charcoal filterThe microfilter traps dust and pollen in the incoming air. The activated-charcoal filter provides additional protection by filtering gaseous pollutants from the outside air. Your BMW center replaces this combined filter during routine maintenance.

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