BMW 5 Series: Initializing after a power failure - Glass sunroof, powered - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Initializing after a power failure

After a power failure during the opening or closing process, the roof can only be operated to a limited extent.

Initializing the system

The system can be initialized when the vehicle is stationary and the engine is running.

During the initialization, the roof closes without pinch protection.

Monitor the closing process and make Danger of pinching
Monitor the closing process and make sure that the closing path of the glass sunroof is clear; otherwise, injuries may result.◀

until the initialization is complete: Press the switch up and hold it until the initialization is complete:

▷ Initialization begins within 15 seconds and is completed when the sunroof and sliding visor are completely closed.
▷ The roof closes without pinch protection.

    Pinch protection system
    If the closing force when closing the glass sunroof exceeds a certain value, the closing movement is stopped, beginning at approximately the middle of the opening in the roof, or from the tilt ...

    Adjusting
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