BMW 5 Series: High-beam Assistant - Lamps - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: High-beam Assistant

Headlamp range control
With halogen headlamps, the headlamp range of the low beams can be manually adjusted for the vehicle load to avoid blinding oncoming traffic. The values following the slash apply to trailer ope ...

The concept
When the low beams are switched on, this system automatically switches the high beams on and off. The procedure is controlled by a sensor on the front of the interior rearview mirror. The assi ...

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Recommended Fuel
If the vehicle has a 2.4L L4 engine (VIN Code C), use regular unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 87 or higher. If the octane rating is less than 87, an audible knocking noise, commonly r ...

Storage box (if so equipped)
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Explanation of scheduled maintenance items
Engine oil and filter The engine oil and filter should be changed at the intervals specified in the maintenance schedule. If the car is being driven in severe conditions, more frequent oil and fi ...