BMW 5 Series: After washing the vehicle - Car washes - Care - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: After washing the vehicle

After washing the vehicle, apply the brakes briefly to dry them; otherwise, braking action can be reduced and corrosion of the brake discs can occur.

    Headlamps
    ▷ Do not rub dry and do not use abrasive or caustic cleansers. ▷ Soak areas that have been soiled e.g. due to insects, with shampoo and wash off with water. ▷ Thaw ice with d ...

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    Switching off the engine
    Vehicles with a turbocharger CAUTION: Do not switch the engine off when itis running at high speed. If you do,the turbocharger will continuerunning after the engine oil pressure hasdropped to zero. ...

    Auto Window Down — If Equipped
    The front window controls on the driver and passenger door trim panels have an Auto-Down feature. These switches are labeled AUTO to indicate this capability. Push the window switch past the firs ...

    Draining of coolant water
    If the vehicle is to be left outside without antifreeze, drain the cooling system, including the engine block. Refill before operating the vehicle. For details, see Changing engine coolant in the M ...