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Old 02-21-2013, 12:45 PM   #1
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Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Nebraska
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My Ride: 2002 BMW M3
Sequential and Automated reversed?

I am about to buy a 2002 BWM m3 with SMG from a friend. I've been test driving it for a couple days, he explained the S as being automated and A for manual shifting.
But when I looked in the manual, S (sequential) is supposed to be when you manually shift. A is for automatic shifting. So why are they reversed on this vehicle? Is this a deal breaker? The car runs great and has low mileage (39K).
Again S mode does all the shifting on this vehicle, and A lets you do the shifting.
Is there a way to fix this?
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