BMW 5 Series: General information - Starting the engine - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: General information

Do not let the engine run in enclosed Enclosed areas
Do not let the engine run in enclosed areas; otherwise, breathing of exhaust fumes may lead to loss of consciousness and death.

The exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide, an odorless and colorless but highly toxic gas.◀

Do not leave the car unattended with the Unattended vehicle
Do not leave the car unattended with the engine running; otherwise, it presents a potential source of danger.Before leaving the car with the engine running, set the parking brake and place the transmission in position P or neutral to prevent the car from moving.

Avoid repeated futile attempts at starting Frequent starting in quick succession
Avoid repeated futile attempts at starting the car and avoid starting the car frequently in quick succession. Otherwise, the fuel is not burned or is inadequately burned, and there is the danger of overheating and damaging the catalytic converter.◀

Do not wait for the engine to warm up while the vehicle remains stationary. Start driving at moderate engine speeds.

    Manual transmission
    Starting the engine 1. Depress the brake pedal. 2. Press on the clutch and shift to neutral. 3. Press the Start/Stop button. The ignition is activated automatically for a certain time and is sto ...

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    Making adjustments in 1 mph (Canada:

    1 km/h) increments
    •► Briefly press the cruise control lever to the pressure point, up 1 for a higher speed or down 2 for a lower speed. The last speed stored is increased or reduced. ...

    Warranty Information
    See the Warranty Information Booklet, located on the DVD, for the terms and provisions of Chrysler Group LLC warranties applicable to this vehicle and market. ...

    If you park your vehicle in an emergency
    The hazard warning flasher should be used in day or night to warn other drivers when you have to park your vehicle under emergency conditions. Avoid stopping on the road. It is best to safely pul ...