BMW 5 Series: Automatic transmission with 
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Manual transmission
Shifting Shifting into 5th or 6th gear When shifting into 5th or 6th gear, push the gearshift lever to the right; otherwise inadvertent shifting into the 3rd or 4th gear could lead to engine ...

Transmission positions
D Drive, automatic position Position for normal vehicle operation. All forward gears are available. R is Reverse Select only when the vehicle is stationary. N is Neutral Use in automatic car wa ...

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Problems with the transmission
Problem Possible causes/consequences and - Solutions The transmission has problems shifting gear. The transmission is losing oil. •► Have the transmission checked ...

Engine oil
Checking the engine oil level 1. Be sure the vehicle is on level ground. 2. Start the engine and allow it to reach normal operating temperature. 3. Turn the engine off and wait for a few minutes ...

Leather
Leather, and lighter colored leather in particular, will need more frequent cleaning to prevent the buildup of dust, dirt, and colors transferred from other items so that these do not become permanent ...