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Old 08-24-06, 02:47 PM   #151
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Mine puts all the windows down but the sunroof doesn't move Any ideas??

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Keep holding it... the windows move before the sunroof does.

Otherwise... it's broken
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Old 08-24-06, 05:22 PM   #152
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It could be a C-best setting. Infact, I request the dealer to program my car such that the windows roll down but the sunroof does not open.

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Old 08-25-06, 05:32 PM   #153
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I am confused about wich blade to push down for summer mode?

lostinthew says "I struggled with the wiper position too... until I learned that you change it from the passenger side, not the driver's side!!" post #60

SeattleGS400 says "When you push it down, push it at close to the end of the strong wiper arm (i.e. don't push at the flimsy wiper blade)--if doing it by yourself, push at the driver's side wiper arm" post# 59.

what are your experiences with this hidden feature ? Thanks
Um .. DoingDamage went, opened the door to the garage, went to the passenger side, took my right hand and extended out 2 fingers, pushed down at the base (where the wiper blade connects), <> BAM!! <>, DoingDamage walks away smiling!
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Old 08-26-06, 05:56 AM   #154
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why isnt this a sticky? :P
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Old 08-27-06, 07:14 PM   #155
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Now THIS is a great thread!
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Old 08-28-06, 01:10 PM   #156
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some cars rattle when the moonroof is open all the way, but when you open it up a little more, the rattling goes away.
good tip... works for me!
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Old 08-28-06, 01:49 PM   #157
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why isnt this a sticky? :P
Because new users bump it every six months.
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WOW I 4got about that filter man was it dirty that for the reminder
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I am 6' 3" so I really appreciated the extra extension I was able to get from from steering column by pushing on the control 8 times (I think it was 8). Also, don't recall if it was mentioned, but the "winter" setting for the windshield wipers is also the one to use when you are changing the inserts or cleaning them off.
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My favorite that I haven't seen mentioned is being able to adjust the subwoofer volume and the equilizer setting by hacking into the headunit.
Hold down 1 and 6 push CD 3 times and then hold down the AM button for 4 seconds and adjust and enjoy, you always have to go back to Audio and then shut off the car for the adjustments to work. Toggle between the FM and Tape adjustments from my knowledge P1 ups the sub I usually have mine on 3, 4 or sometimes 5 if I'm feeling really bassy. The F and R I usually have at 5 but sometimes up to 7, this works inversely the higher the number the more it suppresses the front and rear compared to the sub, it's more complicated than that some techie will get on here and yell at me but that's how I can understand it. Helps stock sub tremendously IMHO. I think to get to the NAV diagnostics turn the key to ON then hold the climate and audio buttons down while turning the park lights on and off about 3 times.
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My favorite that I haven't seen mentioned is being able to adjust the subwoofer volume and the equilizer setting by hacking into the headunit.
Hold down 1 and 6 push CD 3 times and then hold down the AM button for 4 seconds and adjust and enjoy, you always have to go back to Audio and then shut off the car for the adjustments to work. Toggle between the FM and Tape adjustments from my knowledge P1 ups the sub I usually have mine on 3, 4 or sometimes 5 if I'm feeling really bassy. The F and R I usually have at 5 but sometimes up to 7, this works inversely the higher the number the more it suppresses the front and rear compared to the sub, it's more complicated than that some techie will get on here and yell at me but that's how I can understand it. Helps stock sub tremendously IMHO. I think to get to the NAV diagnostics turn the key to ON then hold the climate and audio buttons down while turning the park lights on and off about 3 times.
Is this foreal?!? sounds like a up up down dow left right left right thang!!
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Try it -- you'll like it
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hey for adjusting the subwoofer... how do u do it if u have navigation and cant hold down 1&6 ya kno? its touch screen... thanks and great info btw
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I tried messing around with that feature but I only found it to distort.
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I think to get to the NAV diagnostics turn the key to ON then hold the climate and audio buttons down while turning the park lights on and off about 3 times. You don't need to turn it up all the way, mine is definitely not distorted but it makes a definite difference.
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