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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    Heavy and light loads
    WARNING Depressing the brake pedal constantly results in excessive and premature wear to the brake pads. It may also cause the brakes to overheat, seriously impairing their effectiveness. ...

    Pre-tensioner seat belt
    Your vehicle is equipped with driver's and front passenger's pre-tensioner seat belts. The purpose of the pre-tensioner is to make sure that the seat belts fit tightly against the occupa ...

    To increase the speed (by the “RES/ SET” switch)
    Press the “RES/SET” switch to the “RES” side and hold it until the vehicle reaches the desired speed. Then, release the switch. The vehicle speed at that moment will be memorized and tre ...