BMW 5 Series: Activating - High-beam Assistant - Lamps - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Activating

1. Turn the light switch to  or

1. Turn the light switch to . or 2. Press the button on the turn signal lever, arrow..
2. Press the button on the turn signal lever, arrow.

instrument The indicator lamp in the instrument cluster lights up.

When the lights are switched on, the high beams are switched on and off automatically.

The system responds to light from oncoming traffic and traffic driving ahead of you, and to adequate illumination, e.g., in towns and cities.

    The concept
    When the low beams are switched on, this system automatically switches the high beams on and off. The procedure is controlled by a sensor on the front of the interior rearview mirror. The assi ...

    Switching the high beams on and off manually
    Switching the high beams on and off manually ▷ High beams on, arrow 1. ▷ High beams off/headlamp flasher, arrow 2. To reactivate the High-beam Assistant, press the button on the t ...

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    Warning lights
    For additional information on warnings and indicators, see Vehicle information display later in this section.  Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) warning light When the ignition switch is pla ...

    Master warning light
    When the ignition is in the ON position, the master warning light illuminates if any of the following are displayed on the vehicle information display. ● No key warning ● Low fuel w ...

    Storing the position
    The mirror positions are stored in the key memory when the vehicle has been locked with the remote key. When the vehicle is unlocked with the same remote control the mirrors and the driver's s ...