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Activate Video In Motion (VIM)

Activate Video In Motion (VIM)

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Feature Overview: Activating this feature will allow you to play DVD movies while the car is moving. Without activating this feature, your car is limited to only viewing DVD movies when the car is parked and not moving. Additionally, even after the car has been turned off and turned back on, this feature will still be activated. Most have struggled to find a way for this feature to stick, but with the help of luigi142 from BMWCoding.com, it is now possible to accomplish this task. There are more than one way to accomplish VIM, but we found the approach explained by luigi142 to be the simplest, which we will break down for you below. ECU/s Effected: CIC Feature Confirmed Working On The Following Car Model Years: 2006 E90 2007 E90 2008 E90 2009 E90 2010 E90 20011 E90 2012 E90 If you have confirmed this feature works for a model year not listed, tell us by writing a reply to this tutorial below. Step 1 – Get The Data2txt Program You can get a copy of the updated Data2txt program from russiane39 at BimmerForums by clicking the following button: Click Here Another link from BMW Coding: Click Here Step 2 -Finding The CIC Version The first thing we need to find out is what CIC.CXX version/file your module uses. Within the NCS Expert DATEN folder, there are a series of folders for different chassis. Within the E89 folder for example, there are a series of CIC.CXX files. NCS Expert uses one of those files program your CIC module, and we need to find out which one. Open NCS Expert and load the FSW PSW MAN profile. Press F1 or the VIN/ZCS/FA button.  Press F3 to choose the CHASSIS for the vehicle. I am going to assume you are trying to code an BMW E90 vehicle, so in the pop-up window, choose E89 from the list and press the OK button. We are basically telling what type of vehicle we are working with. Another window will pop-up after clicking OK, and from that window, choose CAS for the ECU and press the OK button.  Press F6 or click the Back button, and then press F4 or click the Process ECU button. In the...

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Activate Fuel Stop Suggestion in Route Guidance

Activate Fuel Stop Suggestion in Route Guidance

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Feature Overview: Activating the fuel stop suggestion in route guidance will allow you to select the Route Information on the iDrive navigation screen, and it will display point(s) along your journey that you can use to refuel. Selecting a point will give you more information about the different stations in that area.  ECU/s Effected: CIC Feature Confirmed Working On The Following Car Model Years: 2006 E90 2007 E90 2008 E90 2009 E90 2010 E90 20011 E90 If you have confirmed this feature works for a model year not listed, tell us by writing a reply to this tutorial below. 1. Change The Following Parameters: CIC Module Parameter Old Value New Value NAVI_FUELSTOP_PROPOSAL nicht_aktiv aktiv...

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Activate Daytime Running Lights On/Off Option

Activate Daytime Running Lights On/Off Option

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Feature Overview: Activating the daytime running lights option for iDrive, will give you the option to turn this feature on and off from the iDrive screen. ECU/s Effected: CIC Feature Confirmed Working On The Following Car Model Years: 2006 E90 2007 E90 2008 E90 2009 E90 2010 E90 20011 E90 If you have confirmed this feature works for a model year not listed, tell us by writing a reply to this tutorial below. 1. Change The Following Parameters: CIC Module Parameter Old Value New Value DAYDRIVING_LIGHT perm_off standard...

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Disable The Legal Disclaimer

Disable The Legal Disclaimer

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Feature Overview: Disabling this feature will prevent the iDrive legal disclaimer from showing up when iDrive starts up. ECU/s Effected: CIC Feature Confirmed Working On The Following Car Model Years: 2006 E90 2007 E90 2008 E90 2009 E90 2010 E90 2011 E90 2012 E90 If you have confirmed this feature works for a model year not listed, tell us by writing a reply to this tutorial below. 1. Change The Following Parameter/s: CIC Module Parameter Old Value New Value LEGAL_DISCLAIMER_TIME ld_mit_timeout...

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