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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    Catalytic converter
    Driving with a catalyticconverter CAUTIONS: Avoid running out of fuel. Do not crank the engine for longperiods. Do not run the engine when a sparkplug lead is disconnected. Do not push-start or t ...

    Functional readiness of the airbag system
    When the ignition is switch on, the warning lamp in the instrument cluster lights up briefly and thereby indicates the operational readiness of the entire airbag system and the belt tension ...

    Caring for special components
    Light-alloy wheels Use wheel cleaner, particularly during the winter months. Do not use aggressive, acidic, strongly alkaline or abrasive cleaners, or steam jets above 140 ℉/60 ℃; f ...