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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    Fuel System Cautions
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    Safety Certification
    This CD player is made and tested to meet exacting safety standards. It meets FCC requirements and complies with safety performance standards of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ...

    Unlocking doors
    Coupe shown, Sedan similar 1. Carry the Intelligent Key. 2. Push the door handle request switch 1 . 3. The hazard warning lights flash once and the outside buzzer sounds once. 4. Push the door ...