BMW 5 Series: Radio ready state - Start/Stop button - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Radio ready state

Activate radio ready state:

▷ When the ignition is switched off: press ON/ OFF button on the radio.
▷ When the engine is running: press START/ STOP button.

Some electronic systems/power consumers remain ready for operation.

Radio ready state switches off automatically:

▷ After approx. 8 minutes.
▷ When the vehicle is locked using the central locking system.
▷ Shortly before the battery is discharged completely, so that the engine can still be started.

    Ignition off
    Automatic transmission: press the Start/Stop button again, and do not press on the brake pedal at the same time. Manual-shift transmission: press the Start/Stop button again, and do not press o ...

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