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      07-01-2017, 12:19 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by lax01 View Post
So oil temp is available...there has to be an internal menu in the car which will display oil temp somewhere...
Still learning but based on my reading; all of the car sensors are continually broadcasting their values to the CAN network. If you have a device on the network, e.g. ODBII stick and program, you and read those values.

Just b/c there is a sensor (or calculated value) doesn't mean there is an iDrive UI that we can see

I had thought some markets can display an oil temperature gauge instead of the efficiency dynmics we have, in which case I'm surprised someone hasn't coded it on.

UPDATE: There must be an oil sensor in the M2. When I hooked up to the X5 the oil temperature gauge was not an option under Core Data.

Last edited by omasou; 07-01-2017 at 03:45 PM..