BMW 5 Series: General information - Seats - Adjusting - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: General information

Do not adjust the driver's seat while driving, Do not adjust the seat while driving
Do not adjust the driver's seat while driving, or the seat could respond with unexpected movement and the ensuing loss of vehicle control could lead to an accident.◀

rear Do not incline the backrest too far to the rear
Also on the front passenger side, do not incline the backrest on the front passenger side too far to the rear during driving, or there is a risk of slipping under the safety belt in the event of an accident. This would eliminate the protection normally provided by the belt.◀

    Seats
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    Semi-electrically adjustable seats
    At a glance 1. Thigh support 2. Tilt 3. Forward/backward 4. Lumbar support 5. Height 6. Backrest Tilt Pull the lever and move the seat to the desired tilt. After releasing the lever, app ...

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    Heated Mirrors
    For vehicles with heated mirrors: (Rear Window Defogger): Press to heat the mirrors. See “Rear Window Defogger” under Automatic Climate Control System for more information. ...

    Cruise control set indicator light
    The cruise control set indicator light illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position and turns off after approximately 3 seconds. This light illuminates when vehicle spe ...

    General notes
    If you cannot lock or unlock the vehicle with the SmartKey, either the battery in the SmartKey is discharged, the SmartKey is faulty or the starter battery is discharged. •► Check the b ...