BMW 5 Series: Interior lamps - Lamps - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Interior lamps

General information

The interior lamps, footwell lamps, entry lamps and courtesy lamps are controlled automatically.

The brightness of some of these lamps is influenced by the thumbwheel for the instrument lighting.

1. Interior lamps

1. Interior lamps
2. Reading lamp

Switching the interior lamps on and off

To switch off permanently: press the button for Press the button.

To switch off permanently: press the button for approx. 3 seconds.

Switch back on: press button.

Reading lamps

Reading lamps are located at the front and rear Press the button.

Reading lamps are located at the front and rear next to the interior lamps.

With the interior lamps shut off, the reading lamps cannot be switched on.

    Instrument lighting
    Adjusting The parking lamps or low beams must be switched on to adjust the brightness. Adjust the brightness using the thumbwheel. ...

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