BMW 5 Series: Airbags - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Airbags

1. Front airbag, driver

1. Front airbag, driver
2. Front airbag, front passenger
3. Head airbag
4. Side airbag
5. Knee airbags

Front airbags

Front airbags help protect the driver and front passenger by responding to frontal impacts in which safety belts alone cannot provide adequate restraint.

Side airbags

In a lateral impact, the side airbag supports the side of the body in the chest and lap area.

Head airbags

In a lateral impact, the head airbag supports the head.

Knee airbag

The knee airbag supports the legs in a frontal impact.

Vehicle equipment
All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, ...

Protective action
Airbags are not triggered in every impact situation, e.g., in less severe accidents or rear-end collisions. Information on how to ensure the optimal protective effect of the airbags ▷ K ...

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Checking the battery
•► Press the or button. The battery is working properly if battery check lamp 1 lights up briefly If battery check lamp 1 does not light up briefly during the test, the battery is ...

Use a CR2016 (vehicles without a smart key system) or CR2032 (vehicles with a smart key system) lithium battery
●Batteries can be purchased at your Toyota dealer, local electrical appliance shops or camera stores. ●Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. ...

Switching BLIS on and off
BLIS is automatically activated when the ignition is switched on. The indicator lights will provide confirmation by flashing 3 times. The system can be switched off by pressing the BLIS button ...