BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: Seat and armrest heating


The system heats seats and armrests as needed.

General information

Seat heating can also be used without armrest heating. Deactivate the armrest heating as needed.



Seat and armrest heating

Seat and armrest heating



Seat and armrest heating

Switching on

Press the button once for each
temperature level.

The maximum temperature is reached when three LEDs are lit.

When ECO PRO is activated, the heating output is reduced.

If the trip is continued within approx. 15 minutes after a stop, seat and armrest heating is activated automatically with the temperature selected last.

Additional information: ECO PRO

Switching off

Press and hold the button until
the bar display on the climate control display goes out.

Seat heating distribution

The heating action in the seat cushion and the seat backrest can be distributed in different ways.

Via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2. "Settings"
  3. "Climate control"
  4. Select the desired menu item.
  5. Select desired seat.
  6. Press the Controller and turn it to set the seat heating distribution.

Switching armrest heating on/off

Via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2. "Settings"
  3. "Climate control"
  4. "Seat and armrest heating"
  5. Select desired seat.
  6. "Heat armrests with seat"


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