BMW 5 Series: Operating from the outside - Central locking system - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Operating from the outside

▷ Via the remote control.
▷ Via the driver's door lock.
▷ Via the door handles.
▷ Via the button in the trunk lid.

The following takes place simultaneously when locking/unlocking the vehicle via the remote control:

▷ Depending on how the vehicle is equipped, the theft protection is activated/deactivated.

Theft protection prevents the doors from being unlocked using the lock buttons or the door opener.

▷ The welcome lamps, interior lamps and courtesy lamps are switched on and off.
▷ The alarm system, is armed or disarmed.

    The concept
    The central locking system becomes active when the driver's door is closed. The system simultaneously engages and releases the locks on the following: ▷ Doors. ▷ Trunk lid. ▷ ...

    Operating from the inside
    Operating from the inside Via the button for the central locking system. If the vehicle has been locked from inside, the fuel filler flap remains unlocked. If an accident of a certain severity ...

    See also:

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