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      04-06-2012, 02:29 AM   #1
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Dot on 'miles remaining' dial

Underneath the speedo there's a graphic of the miles I have remaining, a sort of graph thing. On it is a dot which tends to move about ... anyone know what it means?!

I'll get a photo so I can show you what I mean if nobody knows what I'm talking about :-)
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It shows you the fuel you will use on your current journey
So it is only there when you have a destination programmed in the satnav.
Quite useful as you see what fuel will be left when you arrive at your destination.
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Underneath the speedo there's a graphic of the miles I have remaining, a sort of graph thing. On it is a dot which tends to move about ... anyone know what it means?!

I'll get a photo so I can show you what I mean if nobody knows what I'm talking about :-)
I haven't noticed this on my F10, which car are you referring to? You're on the 5 series forum, but your profile states that you drive an E92.
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Hi Jon D,

it's on my 2012 F11

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Hi Jon D,

it's on my 2012 F11

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Thanks Jon, I'll check it out later, but I think I'd have noticed this before now so I'm guessing my Sep '10 535d doesn't have this feature.
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      04-06-2012, 02:55 PM   #6
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Thanks.

It's WAY off if that's what it is - it mostly hovers around empty to 1/4, which on a journey from Bristol to Heathrow with a full tank probably isn't right. Oh, unless it's backwards??

JonD - my car is in my signature, I haven't updated the other bit yet. Off to do that now.
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JonD - my car is in my signature, I haven't updated the other bit yet. Off to do that now.
Ah yes, I see what you mean now - I only looked at the LH profile column and not at the content of your signature.
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Underneath the speedo there's a graphic of the miles I have remaining, a sort of graph thing. On it is a dot which tends to move about ... anyone know what it means?!
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It shows you the fuel you will use on your current journey
So it is only there when you have a destination programmed in the satnav.
Quite useful as you see what fuel will be left when you arrive at your destination.
I'm guessing that you both have the full black-panel instrument cluster display, as I don't have this feature in my Sep '10 F10.
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I don't have that feature in my June 2011 F10 either..
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      04-09-2012, 02:44 PM   #10
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I'm guessing that you both have the full black-panel instrument cluster display, as I don't have this feature in my Sep '10 F10.
I do yep - came with the HUD.
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