BMW 5 Series: Controls - Controls at a glance - iDrive - At a glance - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Controls

Controls at a glance
Controls at a glance

1. Control Display

2. Controller with buttons
The buttons can be used to open the menus directly. The controller can be used to select menu items and create the settings.

    Control Display
    Notes ▷ To clean the Control Display, follow the care instructions. ▷ Do not place objects close to the Control Display; otherwise, the Control Display can be damaged. Switching o ...

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    Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Parts
    Regularly clean bright metal parts with water or chrome polish on chrome or stainless steel trim, if necessary. For aluminum, never use auto or chrome polish, steam, or caustic soap to clea ...

    Interior light
    The interior light has a three-position switch and operates regardless of ignition switch position. - When the switch is in the ON position (1) , the front and rear personal lights will illumin ...

    Map lights
    To turn the map lights on, press the light lens. To turn them off, press the lens again. CAUTION Do not use for extended periods of time with the engine stopped. This could result in a discharged ...