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      03-23-2011, 02:36 PM   #1
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BMW X3 Instruction Videos and Electronic Manual

Not sure if everyone was aware of this but BMWUSA has posted a bunch of new how to videos for the X3. These are great. Also owner's manual in PDF format for download.

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...zyN2Vwpl66pstQ


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      03-23-2011, 03:05 PM   #2
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This is really good. Thanks for posting. If I had seen this earlier I would have saved some time finding out how to reset the onboard computer and the trip counter!
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      03-23-2011, 03:27 PM   #3
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Many thanks for this one, a real time saver!
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      03-23-2011, 06:01 PM   #4
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I just got a book in the post yesterday from BMWNA with a bunch of this stuff in it.
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      03-24-2011, 06:09 AM   #5
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This is great - thanks!
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      03-24-2011, 06:24 AM   #6
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Wow, very helpful - thanks!
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      03-24-2011, 07:11 AM   #7
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Very good find, well done.
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I think this thread should be on the sticky area on the top of the forum, I am not sure how to do that, but if someone in the forum know how to do it, we should go-ahead and do so. By that way the info will be useful for all future members as well for all of us to go in and check as and when needed.
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I think this thread should be on the sticky area on the top of the forum, I am not sure how to do that, but if someone in the forum know how to do it, we should go-ahead and do so. By that way the info will be useful for all future members as well for all of us to go in and check as and when needed.
Jason has the power to do this. I'll PM him to see if he agrees.
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      03-24-2011, 06:17 PM   #10
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Thanks sfax for the initiative. I can see this thread now in sticky.
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      03-24-2011, 11:45 PM   #11
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Thank you for the info.
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      03-25-2011, 09:50 AM   #12
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Looks Like My man Jonathan is in most of those videos.... If any of you ever do the Performance Center Driving School you will get to meet him...very cool guy !
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Great post! I have a 2011 X5 and was checking out the videos, I realized that the 2011 X3 has automatic night mode for the navigation. I hope that comes to the X5 soon as a software update.
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Looks Like My man Jonathan is in most of those videos.... If any of you ever do the Performance Center Driving School you will get to meet him...very cool guy !
your man!?!?!?!
Interesting........
Hope your wife not reading this.
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I actually checked out all videos tonight and it's really a great essential collection of tips and tricks.

Thanks for sharing this info.
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Just noticed there has been some additional instructional videos added to the X3 US site.

Hill descent
Voice command
Tire Pressure monitor
Teleservice
Parking brake
Parked Car Ventilation
and others......

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...yN2Vwpl66pstQ=
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Really helpful videos, just learnt a few things I didn't know my X3 did! should really have ready the manual more!
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      06-03-2011, 11:37 AM   #18
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Great Videos

This information is "fantastic". Today for me is the BIG day, picking my new X3 i35 M Sport package today at 6:00pm. Spent the last hour (at work ) watching the videos and sure by now I know more about the new X3 features than the dealer salesman...
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Four new videos now been added:

BMW Maintenance Program
BMW Garage Door Opener
Keep your BMW genuine
BMW Maintenance Program Upgrade

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...A2aqh9xqo+gXQ=
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Not sure if everyone was aware of this but BMWUSA has posted a bunch of new how to videos for the X3. These are great. Also owner's manual in PDF format for download.

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...zyN2Vwpl66pstQ


Thanks for posting. Awesome reference source!
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      01-31-2012, 10:53 AM   #22
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i don't know why, but the original link in this thread leads to 43 short videos, while this link leads to 58 videos, but looks like it should be the same page
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