BMW 5 Series: Closing the trunk lid - General driving notes - Things to remember when driving - Driving tips - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Closing the trunk lid

Only drive with the tailgate closed; otherwise, Drive with the trunk lid closed
Only drive with the tailgate closed; otherwise, in the event of an accident or braking or evasive maneuvers, passengers or other road users may be injured or the vehicle may be damaged.

In addition, exhaust fumes may enter the passenger compartment.◀

If driving with the tailgate open cannot be avoided:

▷ Close all windows and the glass sunroof.
▷ Greatly increase the blower speed.
▷ Drive moderately.

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