BMW 5 Series: Preventing an automatic engine stop 
with automatic transmission - Automatic Engine Start/Stop 
Function - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Preventing an automatic engine stop with automatic transmission

The concept

To make it possible to drive away very quickly, such as at an intersection, the automatic engine stop can be actively prevented.

Preventing an engine stop using the brake pedal

The engine stop can be actively prevented within one second after the vehicle comes to a standstill.

▷ Immediately after the vehicle comes to a standstill, briefly press the brake pedal forcefully.
▷ Then press the brake pedal with normal braking force.

    Starting the engine
    The engine starts automatically under the following conditions: ▷ Manual transmission: The clutch pedal is pressed. ▷ Automatic transmission: By releasing the brake pedal. When Auto ...

    Activating/deactivating the system manually
    Using the button Press the button. ▷ LED comes on: Auto Start Stop function is deactivated. The engine is started during an automatic engine stop. The engine can only be stopped or st ...

    See also:

    Locking and unlocking the doors and key linked functions
    Using the mechanical key in order to perform the following operations (driver’s door only): Locks all doors Closes the windows and moon roof (turn and hold)* Unlocks the door Turnin ...

    Adjusting the Volume
    Turn the VOL/ knob to adjust the volume of the infotainment system after the volume level has been set on the portable audio device. ...

    When the TRAC/VSC systems are operating
    If the vehicle is in danger of slipping or if any of the drive wheels spins, the slip indicator light flashes to indicate that the VSC/ TRAC systems are operating. ...