BMW 5 Series: Data memory - Maintenance - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Data memory

Your vehicle records data relating to vehicle operation, faults and user settings. These data are stored in the remote control and can be read out with suitable devices, particularly when the vehicle is serviced. The data obtained in this way provide valuable information for service processes and repair or for optimizing and developing vehicle functions further.

In addition, if you signed a service contract for Assist, certain vehicle data can be sent directly from the vehicle to facilitate the desired services.

    Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
    There is an OBD socket on the driver's side for checking the primary components in the vehicle emissions. Emissions ▷ The warning lamp lights up: Emissions are deteriorating. Have th ...

    Replacing components
    Vehicle equipment All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not avai ...

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    Folder Scan
    This feature, when activated, samples the first file in each folder for 10 seconds. To scan a folder, press the SCAN side of the SCAN/ A. SEL bar repeatedly. You will see SCAN next to FOLDER ...

    Heavy and light loads
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