BMW 5 Series: Climate control functions in detail - Climate control - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Climate control functions in detail

Note

display of the is continuously shown on the display of the automatic climate control.

Manual air distribution

select a Press the button repeatedly to select a program:

▷ Upper body region.
▷ Upper body region and footwell.
▷ Footwell.
▷ Windows and footwell: driver's side only.
▷ Windows, upper body region and footwell:

driver's side only.

If the windows are fogged over, press the AUTO button on the driver's side to utilize the condensation sensor.

Temperature

desired Turn the wheel to set the desired temperature.

The automatic climate control achieves this temperature as quickly as possible, if necessary with the maximum cooling or heating capacity, and then keeps it constant.

Avoid rapidly switching between different temperature settings. The automatic climate control will not have sufficient time to adjust the set temperature.

AUTO program

Air volume, air distribution, and temperature Press the button.

Air volume, air distribution, and temperature are controlled automatically.

Depending on the selected temperature, AUTO intensity, and outside influences, the air is directed directed to the windshield, side windows, upper body, and into the footwell.

The cooling function, is switched on automatically with the AUTO program.

At the same time, a condensation sensor controls the program so as to prevent window condensation as much as possible.

Intensity of the AUTO program

With the AUTO program switched on, automatic control of the air volume and air distribution can be adjusted.

the button: Press the left or right side of the button:

decrease or increase the intensity.

The selected intensity is shown on the display of the automatic climate control.

Air volume, manual

To be able to manually adjust the air volume, switch off the AUTO program first.

the button: Press the left or right side of the button:

decrease or increase air volume.

The selected air volume is shown on the display of the automatic climate control.

The air volume of the automatic climate control may be reduced automatically to save battery power.

Defrosting windows and removing condensation

Ice and condensation are quickly removed Press the button.

Ice and condensation are quickly removed from the windshield and the front side windows.

The air volume can be adjusted when the program is active.

If the windows are fogged over, additionally switch on the cooling function or press the AUTO button to utilize the condensation sensor.

Maximum cooling

The system is set to the lowest temperature, Press the button.

The system is set to the lowest temperature, maximum air volume and recirculatedair mode.

Air flows out of the vents for the upper body region.

Open them for this purpose.

Air is cooled as quickly as possible:

▷ At an external temperature of approx. 32 ℉/ 0 ℃.

▷ When the engine is running.

The air volume can be adjusted when the program is active.

Automatic recirculated-air control/ recirculated-air mode

You can respond to unpleasant odors or pollutants in the immediate environment by temporarily suspending the supply of outside air. The system then recirculates the air currently within the vehicle.

select Press the button repeatedly to select an operating mode:

▷ LEDs off: outside air flows in continuously.
▷ Left LED on, automatic recirculated-air control:

a sensor detects pollutants in the outside air and controls the shut-off automatically.
▷ Right LED on, recirculated-air mode: the supply of outside air into the vehicle is permanently blocked.

If the windows are fogged over, switch off the recirculated-air mode and press the AUTO button on the driver's side to utilize the condensation sensor. Make sure that air can flow onto the windshield.

The recirculated-air mode should not be Continuous recirculated-air mode
The recirculated-air mode should not be used for an extended period of time, as the air quality inside the vehicle deteriorates steadily.◀

Cooling function

The passenger compartment can only be cooled with the engine running.

The air is cooled and dehumidified and Press the button.

The air is cooled and dehumidified and – depending on the temperature setting – warmed again.

Depending on the weather, the windshield may fog up briefly when the engine is started.

The cooling function is switched on automatically with the AUTO program.

When using the automatic climate control, condensation water, develops that exits underneath the vehicle.

Rear window defroster

The rear window defroster switches off Press the button.

The rear window defroster switches off automatically after a certain period of time.

ALL program

The current settings on the driver's side Press the button.

The current settings on the driver's side for temperature, air volume, air distribution, and AUTO program are transferred to the front passenger side and to the left and right rear.

The program is switched off if the settings on the front passenger side or in the rear are changed.

Residual heat

The heat stored in the engine is used to heat the interior.

Functional requirement

▷ Up to 20 minutes after the engine has been switched off.
▷ Warm engine.
▷ The battery is sufficiently charged.
▷ External temperature below 77 ℉/25 ℃.

Switching on

1. Switch off the ignition.

2. button on Press the right side of the button on the driver's side.

automatic climate is shown on the display of the automatic climate control.

The interior temperature, air volume and air distribution can be adjusted with the ignition switched on.

Switching off

At the lowest fan speed, press the left side of the button on the driver's side.

climate control on the display of the automatic climate control goes out.

Switching the system on/off

Switching off

▷ Complete system:

left side of the button on the driver's At the lowest fan speed, press the left side of the button on the driver's side.

▷ On the front passenger side:

left side of the button on the front At the lowest fan speed, press the left side of the button on the front passenger side.

Switching on

Press any button.

Microfilter/activated-charcoal filter

The microfilter removes dust and pollen from the incoming air.

The activated-charcoal filter removes gaseous pollutants from the outside air that enters the vehicle.

This combined filter should be replaced during scheduled maintenance, of your vehicle.

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