BMW 5 Series: Driving through water - General driving notes - Things to remember when driving - Driving tips - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Driving through water

Drive though calm water only if it is not deeper than 9.8 inches/25 cm and at this height, no faster than walking speed, up to 6 mph/10 km/h.

Do not exceed this water depth and walking Adhere to water depth and speed limitations
Do not exceed this water depth and walking speed; otherwise, the vehicle's engine, the electrical systems and the transmission may be damaged.◀

    Hydroplaning
    On wet or slushy roads, a wedge of water can form between the tires and road surface. This phenomenon is referred to as hydroplaning. It is characterized by a partial or complete loss of contact ...

    Braking safely
    Your vehicle is equipped with ABS as a standard feature. Applying the brakes fully is the most effective way of braking in situations when this is necessary. The vehicle maintains steering respo ...

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    “Phonebook” (phones with automatic phonebook download function)
    NOTE: The “Transfer Entry” command is not available when the vehicle is moving. For phones that support automatic download of the phonebook (PBAP Bluetooth profile), the “Phonebook” com ...

    Loading and Ejecting Discs
    To load a disc: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Insert a disc into the slot. The player pulls it in the rest of the way. If the disc is damaged or improperly loaded, there is an error and the di ...

    Troubleshooting guide
    The system should respond correctly to all voice commands without difficulty. If problems are encountered, try the following solutions. Where the solutions are listed by number, try each solution ...