How To Set the Clock / Time on E46 BMW 3 Series [DIY]

If you are still running on last weeks’ time that’s become irritating now but don’t know how to change the time, don’t worry. You can always check your owner’s manual on the steps on adjusting the clock on your E46 BMW 3-Series car. But, if you don’t have your owner’s manual, here’s some helpful process you can use to get successfully adjust your car’s clock. The steps should work for E46 BMW 3-Series and BMW M3 from 1998-2006.

Follow the steps below to get it done
Step 1: First, start your car or turn the ignition on so that all the gauge lights are on.

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Step 2: In order to make the time show up just under the car’s odometer, you can use the dash display selector button (BC button). This will allow the turn signal to turn on and so the time shows up.

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Step 3: When you see the time showing under the odometer, you can set the time through the rubber knob. You can find it in between the water temperature gauge and the speedometer. You can turn the knob right and left so that the time can go up and down.

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Step 4: If you want to change it from 24H to 12H mode and vice versa, you simply have to press the knob. Now, press the knob and change your clock’s mode to however you want it to.
Step 5: Lastly, don’t forget to turn the ignition off. After you do, your E46’s clock will then be adjusted to the time you set.

Overview of E46 BMW 3-Series

One of the successful models under the BMW make is the E46 BMW 3 Series. The model was launched back in 1998 and has since been one of BMW’s most successful 3-Series models. It has astounding sales ever of more than half-million sales worldwide, and that is at only a year since its launch.

There are many great things that the E46 BMW 3 Series can offer. Well, some people think that there is a lot of servicing and maintenance needed with the 3 Series, but that’s not really how it is. It’s got many of its designs from its predecessor, but it’s been modified, becoming more aggressive, more professional-looking that it’s able to capture the attention of every generation.

The E46 BMW pretty much has everything that you are looking for in a car. It’s a must-have for when you are on a budget. It also comes in different versions to match up your need for a car. The E46 BMW 3 Series is a real great make, and it’s also quite easy to try out some simple tricks to adjust some functions of the E46 to your desires.

The BMWs are known as one of the great lines of cars today. Cars under BMW name comes with solid built, superior German engineering and the precision that makes it one of the cars guaranteed to offer you years of service. Of course, that’s if you really take a good care of it.


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