BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: Climate control

Vehicle features and options

This chapter describes all standard, country-specific and optional features offered with the series.

It also describes features and functions that are not necessarily available in your vehicle, e.g., due to the selected options or country versions. This also applies to safety-related functions and systems.

When using these functions and systems, the applicable laws and regulations must be observed.

Interior air quality

The air quality in the vehicle is improved by the following components:

  • Emission tested passenger compartment.
  • Microfilter.
  • Air conditioning system to control the temperature, air flow and recirculated-air mode.

Depending on the equipment:

  • Microfilter/activated-charcoal filter.
  • Ionization.
  • Fragrancing.
  •  Automatic recirculated-air control AUC.
  • Parked-car ventilation.


 Automatic climate control

Overview Buttons in the vehicle Climate control functions Button /Function Temperature. Climate control operation. Maximum cooling. AUTO program. Recirculated-air mode. Air flow, manual. Intens

 Automatic climate control- Air conditioning

Concept The air in the car's interior will be cooled and dehumidified and, depending on the temperature setting, warmed again. The car's interior can only be cooled with the drive-ready state switche

 Automatic climate control- SYNC program

Concept Depending on the equipment, the following settings of the driver's side can be transferred to the front-passenger side and the rear: Temperature. Air flow. Air distribution. AUTO program.


 Removing And Installing/Replacing Control Unit For Air Supply System

IMPORTANT: Read and comply with notes on PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTROSTATIC DAMAGE (ESD PROTECTION). Necessary preliminary tasks Remove ignition key Disconnect BATTERY NEGATIVE LEAD Remove RIGHT LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT TRIM PANEL Unlock plug connections (2) and disconnect. Remove control unit (1).

 System Overview

Input/output Central Locking Fig. 10: Central Locking Input/Output Diagram COMPONENTS DESCRIPTION CHART ID transmitter Central locking button Interior trunk button in the A-pillar Car Access System 4 (CAS 4) Center-lock button Central locking, fuel filler flap Exterior trunk button Junctio

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