BMW 5 Series: Engine oil - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Engine oil

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 available in a vehicle, e. g., because of the selected optional equipment or country variant. This also applies for safety-related functions and systems.

General information

The engine oil consumption is dependent on the driving style and driving conditions.

Therefore, regularly check the engine oil level after refueling.

Hood
Opening the hood Working in the engine compartment Never attempt to perform any service or repair operations on your vehicle without the necessary professional technical training. If you are u ...

For the 530i, 535i, 550i, 525d, 530d and 535d: check oil level
The concept The oil level is monitored electronically and displayed on the Control Display. Requirements ▷ The engine must be running and warm after the vehicle has been driven for at lea ...

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Manual Transmission (if so equipped)
● Always tow with the manual transmission in Neutral. ● After towing 500 miles (805 km), start and idle the engine with the transmission in Neutral for two minutes. Failure to idle the ...

Door Ajar Messages
DRIVER DOOR OPEN This message will display when the driver door is open. Close the door completely. HOOD OPEN This message will display when the hood is open. Close the hood completely. LE ...

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 ...