BMW 5 Series: Avoiding unintentional alarms - Alarm system - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Avoiding unintentional alarms

The tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor can be switched off together, such as in the following situations:

▷ In automatic car washes.
▷ In duplex garages.
▷ During transport on car-carrying trains, at sea or on a trailer.
▷ When animals are to remain in the vehicle.

Switching off the tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor

again Press the remote control button again within 10 seconds as soon as the vehicle is locked.

The indicator lamp lights up for approx. 2 seconds and then continues to flash.

The tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor are switched off until the vehicle is locked again.

    Interior motion sensor
    The windows and glass sunroof must be closed for the system to function properly ...

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    To arm the system using remote transmitter
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    Special Application Services
    • Severe Commercial Use Vehicles Only: Lubricate chassis components every 5 000 km/3,000 mi. • Have underbody flushing service performed once a year. ...