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.

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