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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    Adjustment
    Adjust the head restraint so the center is level with the center of the seat occupant’s ears. To raise the head restraint, pull it up. To lower, push and hold the lock knob and push the he ...

    Manual Door Locks
    To lock each door, push the door lock knob on each door trim panel downward. To unlock each door, pull the inside door handle. Manual Lock Knob WARNING! • For personal security and safety i ...

    Search & Send
    "Search & Send" is a destination entry service. You can find further information on "Search & Send" in the separate COMAND operating instructions. ...