BMW 5 Series: Coolant temperature - Displays - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Coolant temperature

Should the coolant, and with it the engine, become too hot, a Check Control message is displayed.

Check the coolant level

    Engine oil temperature
    ▷ Cold engine: the pointer is at the low temperature end. Drive at moderate engine and vehicle speeds. ▷ Normal operating temperature: the pointer is in the middle or in the left ...

    Odometer and trip odometer
    ▷ Odometer, arrow 1. ▷ Trip odometer, arrow 2. Display/reset miles Press the knob. ▷ When the ignition is switched off, the time, external temperature and odometer are disp ...

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    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 ...

    California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
    Certain types of automotive applications, such as airbag initiators, seat belt pretensioners, and lithium batteries contained in Remote Keyless Entry transmitters, may contain perchlorate materials. ...

    Recommended SAE viscosity number
    CAUTION Always be sure to clean the area around any filler plug, drain plug, or dipstick before checking or draining any lubricant. This is especially important in dusty or sandy areas and when t ...