BMW 5 Series: Fuel cap - Refueling - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Fuel cap

Opening

1. Briefly press the rear edge of the fuel filler flap.

2. Turn the fuel cap counterclockwise.

2. Turn the fuel cap counterclockwise.

3. Place the fuel cap in the bracket attached to

3. Place the fuel cap in the bracket attached to the fuel filler flap.

Closing

Closing

1. Fit the cap and turn it clockwise until you clearly hear a click.
2. Close the fuel filler flap.

Do not pinch the retaining strap attached Do not pinch the retaining strap
Do not pinch the retaining strap attached to the cap; otherwise, the cap cannot be closed properly and fuel vapors can escape.

A message is displayed if the cap is loose or missing.◀

Manually unlocking fuel filler flap

In the event of an electrical malfunction, for example.

Pull the green knob with the fuel pump symbol.

Pull the green knob with the fuel pump symbol.

This releases the fuel filler flap.

    Refueling
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    Observe the following when refueling
    The fuel tank is full when the filler nozzle clicks off the first time. Handling fuels Obey safety regulations posted at the gas station.◀ ...

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