BMW 5 Series: Have maintenance carried out - Saving fuel - Driving tips - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Have maintenance carried out

Have vehicles maintained regularly to achieve optimal vehicle economy and operating life.

Have the maintenance carried out by your service center.

Please also note the BMW Maintenance System

    Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
    Functions such as seat heating and the rear window defroster require a lot of energy and consume additional fuel, especially in city and stopand- go traffic. Therefore, switch off these functio ...

    ECO PRO
    The concept ECO PRO supports a driving style that saves on fuel consumption. For this purpose, the engine control and comfort functions, e. g. the climate control output, are adjusted. In addi ...

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    Lubrication oil circulation in the refrigerant circuit
    Operate the air conditioner compressor at a low engine speed (at idle or low driving speeds) a few minutes each month during the off-season to circulate its oil. ...

    Trailer load/noseweight
    The trailer load/noseweight affects the gross weight of the vehicle. If a trailer is attached, the trailer load/noseweight is included in the load along with occupants and luggage. The trailer ...

    Function check
    All indicator and warning symbols light up in ignition mode II or when the engine is started. When the engine has started, all the symbols should go out except the parking brake symsymbol, which o ...