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  • Owner's Manualfor Vehicle

    The UltimateDriving Machine

    THE BMW ACTIVE HYBRID 3.OWNER'S MANUAL.

    ContentsA-Z

    Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 956 725 - X/14

  • ActiveHybrid 3 Owner's Manual for VehicleThank you for choosing a BMW.The more familiar you are with your vehicle, the better controlyou will have on the road. We therefore strongly suggest:Read this Owner's Manual before starting off in your new BMW.Also use the Integrated Owner's Manual in your vehicle. It contains important information on vehicle operation that will helpyou make full use of the technical features available in yourBMW. The manual also contains information designed to enhance operating reliability and road safety, and to contribute tomaintaining the value of your BMW.Any updates made after the editorial deadline for the printed orIntegrated Owner's Manual are found in the appendix of theprinted Quick Reference for the vehicle.Supplementary information can be found in the additional brochures in the onboard literature.We wish you a safe and enjoyable ride.BMW AG

    The Owner's Manual is available in many countries as an app.For more information, go towww.bmw.com/bmw_drivers_guide

    Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 956 725 - X/14

  • 2014 Bayerische Motoren WerkeAktiengesellschaftMunich, GermanyReprinting, including excerpts, only with the writtenconsent of BMW AG, Munich.US English X/14, 11 14 490Printed on environmentally friendly paper, bleachedwithout chlorine, suitable for recycling.

    Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 956 725 - X/14

  • Addendum

    ADDENDUM TO BMW ACTIVE HYBRID3 OWNERS MANUAL 1402956725We wanted to provide you with someupdates and clarifications with respect tothe printed BMW Owners Manual.These updates and clarifications willsupersede the materials contained inthat document.

    1. Where the terms service center,the service center, your servicecenter, service specialist, orservice are used in the OwnersManual, we wanted to clarify thatthe terms refer to a BMW dealersservice center or another servicecenter or repair shop that employstrained personnel that can performmaintenance and repair work onyour vehicle in accordance withBMW specifications.

    2. Where the text of the OwnersManual contains an affirmativeinstruction to contact a servicecenter or your service center, wewanted to clarify that BMWrecommends that, if you are facedwith one of the situations addressedby that text, you contact or seek theassistance of a BMW dealersservice center or another servicecenter or repair shop that employstrained personnel that can performmaintenance and repair work onyour vehicle in accordance withBMW specifications.

    While BMW of North America LLC,at no cost to you, will pay for repairsrequired by the limited warrantiesprovided with respect to your

    vehicle and for maintenance underthe Maintenance Program duringthe applicable warranty andmaintenance coverage periods, youare free to elect, both during thoseperiods and thereafter, to havemaintenance and repair workprovided by other service centers orrepair shops.

    3. Where the Owners Manual makesreference to parts and accessorieshaving been approved by BMW,those references are intended toreflect that those parts andaccessories are recommended byBMW of North America LLC. Youmay elect to use other parts andaccessories, but, if you do, werecommend that you make sure thatany such parts and/or accessoriesare appropriate for use on yourvehicle.

    4. At page 7, under the warrantysections discussion ofhomologation, where it states thatyou cannot lodge warranty claimsfor your vehicle there, the textshould read that you may not beable to lodge warranty claims foryour vehicle there.

    5. At page 7, under the Parts andaccessories section, in the sixthsentence, the word cannot shouldread does not.

    6. At page 56, in the Check andreplace safety belts section, the

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    text beginning, This should only bedone by your service center . . .should be disregarded and thefollowing text should be read in lieuthereof: BMW recommends havingthis work performed by a servicecenter as it is important that thissafety feature functions properly.

    7. At page 96, under the heading:Special windshield, the paragraphbeginning, Therefore, have thespecial windshield . . . should bedisregarded and the following textshould be read in lieu thereof:BMW recommends that you havethe special windshield replaced bythe service center.

    8. At page 173 under the heading:Objects within the range ofmovement of the pedals and atpage 226 under the heading:Carpets and floor mats, theparagraph that begins: Only usefloor mats . . . should bedisregarded and the followinglanguage should be read in lieuthereof: The manufacturer of yourvehicle recommends that you usefloor mats that have been identifiedby it as appropriate for use in yourvehicle and that can be properlyfixed in place.

    9. At page 190, under the headingTire inflation pressurespecifications, the sentencebeginning, Tire inflation pressurespecifications apply to approved tiresizes . . . . should be disregarded.

    10. At page 195, under the heading:Mounting, the paragraph

    beginning, Have mounting andbalancing . . . should bedisregarded and the following textshould be read in lieu thereof:BMW recommends that you havemounting and balancing performedby your service center or a tiremounting specialist.

    11. At page 195, under the heading:Approved wheels and tires, theterm Approved should bedisregarded and in lieu thereof, theterm Recommended should beread in its place. In addition, thetext of that section should bedisregarded and the following textshould be read in lieu thereof:

    The manufacturer of your vehiclestrongly suggests that you usewheels and tires that have beenrecommended by the vehiclemanufacturer for your vehicle type;otherwise, for example, despitehaving the same official size ratings,variations can lead to body contactand with it, the risk of severeaccidents.

    The manufacturer of your vehicledoes not evaluate non-recommended wheels and tires todetermine if they are suitable foruse on your vehicle.

    12. At page 196 and 197, under theheading: Fine-link snow chains,the text should be disregarded andthe following text should be read inlieu thereof:

    Only certain types of fine-link snowchains have been tested by the

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    manufacturer of your vehicle andare determined by the manufacturerof your vehicle to be road safe andare recommended by themanufacturer of your vehicle.

    Information about recommendedsnow chains is available from aservice center.

    13. At page 199, under the headingHood, the sentence beginning, Ifyou are unfamiliar should bedisregarded.

    14. At page 202, under the heading:Approved oil types, the referencesto Approved should be read asSuitable. Where it reads: Youcan add oils with the followingspecifications, that text should bedisregarded, and the following textread in lieu thereof: Add engineoils that meet the following oil ratingstandards: . . .

    15. At page 202, under the heading:Alternative oil types, the textpreceding the chart should bedisregarded, and in lieu thereofshould be read as follows: If anengine oil suitable for continuoususe is not available, up to 1 USquart/liter of an engine oil with thefollowing oil rating can be added: . .. The reference to specificationshould be read as rating.

    16. At page 202, under the heading:Engine oil change, the text shouldbe disregarded and in lieu thereofshould be read as follows:

    BMW recommends that you havethe oil changed at your BMWdealers service center or at anotherservice center that has trainedpersonnel that can perform the workin accordance with BMWspecifications.

    17. At page 204, under the heading:Service and Warranty InformationBooklet for US models andWarranty and Service GuideBooklet for Canadian models, thesecond paragraph should bedisregarded and the following textread in lieu thereof:

    The manufacturer of your vehiclerecommends that you havemaintenance and repair performedby your BMW dealers servicecenter or another service center orrepair shop that employs trainedpersonnel that can performmaintenance and repair work onyour vehicle in accordance withBMW specifications. Themanufacturer of your vehiclerecommends that you maintainrecords of all maintenance andrepair work performed on yourvehicle.

    18. At page 207 and page 210, where itreads: Do not perform work/bulbreplacement on xenon headlights,that text should be disregarded andin lieu thereof the following textshould be read: Xenon headlampwork or replacement can causeserious and fatal injuries. In thetext that follows, where it reads:[h]ave any work on the xenonlighting system . . . , the following

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    words should be read as precedingthat passage: It is stronglysuggested that you . . . .

    19. At page 215, under the Batteryreplacement section, the textshould be disregarded and in lieuthereof the following text should beread:

    Use of recommended vehiclebatteries

    The manufacturer of your vehiclerecommends that you use vehiclebatteries that it has tested andrecommends for use in your vehicle;otherwise the vehicle could bedamaged and systems or functionsmay not be fully available.

    After a battery replacement, themanufacturer of your vehiclerecommends that you have thebattery registered on your vehicleby a service center to ensure that allcomfort functions are fully available,and that any check controlmessages of these comfortfunctions are no longer displayed.

  • ContentsThe fastest way to find information on a particular topic or item is by using the index, refer topage 232.

    6 Notes

    At a glance14 Cockpit18 iDrive26 Voice activation system29 Integrated Owner's Manual in the vehicle31 BMW ActiveHybrid

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