The 2003-2004 Range Rover equipped with the BMW system has many hiden service modes that are not detailed in your owners manual

Hidden service modes and other tips on self programming the 2003-2004 Range Rover

The 2003-2004 Range Rover equipped with the BMW system has many hiden service modes that are not detailed in your owners manual.

Resetting the Oil Service or Service Interval Message.
Ignition key must be “off”.
• Press and hold the trip odometer button in the instrument cluster (left button), and turn the ignition key to the first position (KLR).
• Keep the button pressed for approximately 5 seconds until one of the following words appear in the display: “OIL SERVICE, or “INSPECTION”, with “reset”.
• Release the reset button and press and hold it again until “reset” begins to flash.
• While the display is flashing, press the left button briefly to reset the service interval.
After the display has shown the new interval, the following will appear: “END SIA”.

Resetting ALL Defect Codes

Ignition key must be “off”.
• Press and hold the Check Control button in the instrument cluster (RIGHT button), and turn the ignition key to the first position (KLR).

* You will first see "Check Control OK", some seconds later you will see "Test Nr.01"
* Push the left button on the instrument cluster to see the car's identification number. Add the 5 digits (not 6) together and write down that number, you will need it for unlocking all the functions. Example: A123457 will lead to 2+3+4+5+7 = 21
* Push the right button until you see "Test Nr.19"
* Push left button until you see the number that is equal to the one you calculated above
* Push right button again
* Using the left button select 21. Reset all defect codes
* Press the Right button to select.

More Instrument Cluster Tests

Ignition key must be “off”.
• Press and hold the Check Control button in the instrument cluster (RIGHT button), and turn the ignition key to the first position (KLR).

* You will first see "Check Control OK", some seconds later you will see "Test Nr.01"
* Push the left button on the instrument cluster to see the car's identification number. Add the 5 digits (not 6) together and write down that number, you will need it for unlocking all the functions. Example: A123457 will lead to 2+3+4+5+7 = 21
* Push the right button until you see "Test Nr.19"
* Push left button until you see the number that is equal to the one you calculated above
* Push right button again

1. Display Car's identification number, HW/SW version, construction date
2. instrument cluster self test. Will light up all lights and run all guages
3. Current consumption (liters/hour)
4. Average consumption (liters/100 km)
5. Current range
6. Remaining fuel in tank. Three sets of numbers: A/B/C. C=total amount.
7. Engine RPM / Coolant Temp (C)
8. Current Speed (kph)
9. System voltage at Term. "R" (Battery Voltage)
10. Country/Language (UK, US, Spa, Ger, Jap, etc.)
11. Units am/pm
12. Average Speed
13. ETA
14. Date of Software Mask
15. Production Diagnosis
16. ""
17. Display Vehicle Specific Data
18. Alarm Changeover (cont. vs. intermittent OBC chime)
19. Lock/Unlock
20. Correction factor for fuel consumption (nicht ändern!)
21. Reset all defect codes

Hidden Service Radio Menu
Using the Left button on the navigation turn radio off
Turn Radio on and immediately press and hold the Select button for 12 seconds
Using the < > buttons navigate the options. You can change some options using the 1-6 buttons
GAL Speed sensitive volume control
TP Volume Navigation Audio and traffic patrol volume (euro option)
Radio Tune Auto Manual
To save turn radio off



Did you know that you can roll down the windows by holding the unlock button? Did you also know you can roll them up by turning the key in the door to the right and holding in this position.

Did you know you can turn the DSC into Competition Driving Mode. Press and hold the DSC button for 10 seconds until the light goes out on the dash. This mode gives you active handling via the brackes but NO throttle managerment when DSC engages. It is also good for snow/ice operation when you want the tires to spin.

Programming a new Key

Replacing a missing master key is quite expensive from Land Rover, try not to get sucked into the extra cost of "Dealer coding" You can do this yourself in 2 minutes by following the simple process below.

1) Get in and close all doors. Turn ignition on and off quickly and remove the key (all within about 5 seconds).

2) Within 30 seconds of turning the ignition off, while holding down the "unlock" button, press the "lock" button three times. Release the "unlock" button. (You may or may not get the confirmation from the door locks.) Holding the key at your head level provides best results as the key sensor is in the side window pillar.

3) Repeat for each key you want to initialize within 30 seconds after the last one you initialized (if you have more).

4) Right after doing the last key, quickly put the key back in the ignition and turn it on/off again to finalize.

Deativating the interior cabin motion sensor while locking the doors

You can arm the alarm while turning off the interior motion sensor and the tilt sensor simply by hitting the lock button twice within 10 seconds or turning the key in the door twice to the right.

You can monitor the red led on the mirror when locking to be sure you set it in the correct mode. When you deactivate the interior sensors (with that second push of the key, or second turn of the lock) then the LED goes solid red for 2 seconds before starting to blink.

Using the remote to roll down all windows and open sunroof

You can roll down all the windows and open the sunroof simply by pressing and holding the unlock key. In Europe you can use the lock key to roll the windwos up. It is possible to set the Rover key programming to roll the windows up as well, but it would require a "smart dealer" to program. And we all know how many of those their are.

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Advanced Programming and Secret Menus of the Widescreen Navigation Display

A good place to start on understanding the BMW Widescreen Monitor is the BMW TIS Supplement 84 11 00 BMW widescreen Information Document

This document describes how to enter the service mode of the Navigation Display

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As described in this document, position R is the key in the turned in the ignition to the furthest most part without starting the vehicle.

Follow the above instructions to put your display in service mode

Service mode provides a number of options. The first option is On-board Monitor. To modify settings or check if keys are functioning correctly enter this menu item by pressing the navigation rotary button

Once you are in this menu item you can choose from the options available by selecting the Function option

The function option allows you to verify Key functions on the navigation display, or modify the brightness of your display.

When the Brightness option is selected you can use the navigation rotary to increase or decrease your display brightness. *****In addition to adjusting your brightness with this menu item you can also adjust the color and auto adjust for daylight features in the main "set" menu item. Look for Day/Night and Color settings below

Other items you can review are the Navigation Graphic Element screen. This screen details the Navigation Computer you are using

The GPS status menu item which details your GPS coordinates

Using the Functions Key also allows you to view your GPS Satellites that are currently being detected and used.

Sensor check are the additional sensors that are routed from the vehicle to the navigation computer

Telematics setting details information contained in your Navigation computer that is transmitted back to the service center when the EMERGENCY menu option is used.

Day/Night Setting

By far the best setting that you can adjust the look of the 16:9 display is to turn off the Day/Night Feature of the MKII software. BMW nuked this feature in the MKIII hardware as it just does not work very well. Below is the way to turn off this feature. -Thanks for the pictures Todd E.!

From the Main menu select the SET selection

Scroll down to the last settings option and select NO. You can play around with this feature and determine your own preference. I personally do not like the feature on at all. :-)