BMW 5 Series: Engine oil temperature - Displays - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Engine oil temperature

the low temperature end. ▷ Cold engine: the pointer is at the low temperature end.

Drive at moderate engine and vehicle speeds.

▷ Normal operating temperature:

the pointer is in the middle or in the left half of the temperature display.

▷ Hot engine: the pointer is at the high temperature end. A Check Control message is displayed in addition.

    Tachometer
    Always avoid engine speeds in the red warning field. In this range, the fuel supply is interrupted to protect the engine. ...

    Coolant temperature
    Should the coolant, and with it the engine, become too hot, a Check Control message is displayed. Check the coolant level ...

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    Sunglasses holder (if so equipped)
    To open the sunglasses holder, push and release. WARNING: - Keep the sunglasses holder closed while driving to prevent an accident. CAUTION: - Do not use for anything other than sunglasses. - D ...