BMW 5 Series: Indicator/warning lamps - Check Control - Displays - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Indicator/warning lamps

The indicator and warning lamps can light up in

The indicator and warning lamps can light up in a variety of combinations and colors.

Several of the lamps are checked for proper functioning and light up temporarily when the engine is started or the ignition is switched on.

Overview: indicator/warning lamps

Text messages

    The concept
    The Check Control system monitors functions in the vehicle and notifies you of malfunctions in the monitored systems. A Check Control message is displayed as a combination of indicator or warni ...

    Text messages
    Text messages in combination with a symbol in the instrument cluster explain a Check Control message and the meaning of the indicator and warning lamps. ...

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    PARK
    This range supplements the parking brake by locking the transmission. The engine can be started in this range. Never attempt to use PARK while vehicle is in motion. Apply the parking brake when le ...

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