BMW 5 Series: Front ventilation - Ventilation - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Front ventilation

▷ Thumbwheels for adjusting the temperature,

▷ Thumbwheels for adjusting the temperature, arrows 1.
Toward blue: colder.
Toward red: warmer.
▷ Lever for changing the air flow direction, arrow 2.
▷ Thumbwheels for opening and closing the vents continuously, arrows 3.

Ventilation levels

▷ Draft-free ventilation:

Thumbwheel, arrow 3, in level air: the air current is fanned out.

▷ Maximum air volume:

Thumbwheel, arrow 3, in level air is : the air is partially fanned out and partially bundled.

This maximizes the air supply.

▷ Direct ventilation:

Thumbwheel, arrow 3, in level air is: the air is bundled and can be directed to a specific point.

Adjusting the ventilation

▷ Ventilation for cooling:

Adjust the vent to direct the air in your direction, e.g., if the vehicle interior is hot from the sun.
▷ Draft-free ventilation:

Adjust the vent to let the air flow past you.

    Ventilation in rear, center
    ▷ Thumbwheels for adjusting the temperature, arrows 1. Toward blue: colder. Toward red: warmer. ▷ Lever for changing the air flow direction, arrow 2. ▷ Thumbwheels for open ...

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