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Old 06-08-2008, 02:46 PM
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New undocumented feature?

Maybe its been mentioned, maybe not -- but:

I was driving along today (VERY hot today) and my air conditioning was on full blast. I pushed the voice control button on the steering wheel and the car lowered the fan speed so that it would be able to understand my commands better. After it accepted the command, the fans kicked back on full blast.

How cool!
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Originally Posted by dalazernet View Post
Maybe its been mentioned, maybe not -- but:

I was driving along today (VERY hot today) and my air conditioning was on full blast. I pushed the voice control button on the steering wheel and the car lowered the fan speed so that it would be able to understand my commands better. After it accepted the command, the fans kicked back on full blast.

How cool!
Very nice!!
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I noticed that, but I wasn't sure if it was an odd coincidence or a feature.
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I have also noticed when I put the car in reverse- the volume of the stereo and the fan speed lower until I put the car in drive. I guess it is a safety feature so you can hear if you hit something (do I really want to know?)
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That is cool. Thanks.
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Thank for sharing. Anyone else have uncovered other such features?
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Also does the lowering the volume thing when you forget your park brake on.
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I have also noticed when I put the car in reverse- the volume of the stereo and the fan speed lower until I put the car in drive. I guess it is a safety feature so you can hear if you hit something (do I really want to know?)
That was too funny!
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I have also noticed when I put the car in reverse- the volume of the stereo and the fan speed lower until I put the car in drive. I guess it is a safety feature so you can hear if you hit something (do I really want to know?)
It's probably more so you can hear if you hit somebody.
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