BMW 5 Series: Indicator/warning lamps - DSC Dynamic Stability 
Control - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Indicator/warning lamps

controls The indicator lamp flashes: DSC controls the drive forces and brake forces.

The indicator lamp lights up: DSC has failed.

    The concept
    DSC prevents traction loss in the driving wheels when driving away and accelerating. DSC also recognizes unstable vehicle conditions, such as fishtailing or nose-diving. Subject to physical lim ...

    Deactivating DSC: DSC OFF
    When DSC is deactivated, driving stability is reduced during acceleration and when driving in bends. Stabilizing interventions by the Integral Active Steering system are only performed by the r ...

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    Towing Requirements
    To promote proper break-in of your new vehicle drivetrain components the following guidelines are recommended: CAUTION! • Do not tow a trailer at all during the first 500 miles (805 km) the ne ...