BMW 5 Series: Manual transmission - Starting the engine - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Manual transmission

Starting the engine

1. Depress the brake pedal.
2. Press on the clutch and shift to neutral.
3. Press the Start/Stop button.

The ignition is activated automatically for a certain time and is stopped as soon as the engine starts.

    General information
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