BMW 5 Series: Active head restraint - Front head restraints - Adjusting - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Active head restraint

In the event of a rear-end collision with a certain severity, the active head restraint automatically reduces the distance from the head.

▷ Do not use seat or head restraint covers. Reduced protective function

▷ Do not use seat or head restraint covers.
▷ Do not hang objects, e.g., clothes hangers, on the head restraints.
▷ Only attach accessories approved by BMW to the seat or head restraint.

Otherwise, the protective function of the active head restraint will be impaired and the personal safety of the occupants will be endangered.◀

    Correctly adjusted head restraint
    A correctly adjusted head restraint reduces the risk of injury to cervical vertebrae in the event of an accident. Adjusting the head restraint Correctly adjust the head restraints of all occu ...

    Adjusting the height: manual head restraints
    Adjusting the height: manual head restraints ▷ To raise: pull. ▷ To lower: press the button, arrow 1, and push the head restraint down. ...

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