BMW 5 Series: Correctly adjusted head restraint - Front head restraints - Adjusting - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Correctly adjusted head restraint

A correctly adjusted head restraint reduces the risk of injury to cervical vertebrae in the event of an accident.

Correctly adjust the head restraints of all Adjusting the head restraint
Correctly adjust the head restraints of all occupied seats; otherwise, there is an increased risk of injury in an accident.◀

Height

Adjust the head restraint so that its center is approximately at ear level.

Distance

Adjust the distance so that the head restraint is as close as possible to the back of the head.

    Active head restraint
    In the event of a rear-end collision with a certain severity, the active head restraint automatically reduces the distance from the head. Reduced protective function ▷ Do not use seat or ...

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