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:

    Electronic key battery depletion
    ●The standard battery life is 1 to 2 years. ●If the battery becomes low, an alarm will sound in the cabin when the engine stops. ●As the electronic key always receives radio wave ...

    Brake fluid
    ■ Checking fluid level The brake fluid level should be between the “MAX” and “MIN” lines on the tank. “MAX” “MIN” ■ Adding fluid Make sure to check the flu ...

    Entering the vehicle while it is running via remote start
    1. Unlock the vehicle doors using the remote keyless entry system. If the vehicle’s doors are unlocked manually using the key, the vehicle’s alarm system will trigger (if the alarm system is a ...