BMW 5 Series: Remove unnecessary cargo - Saving fuel - Driving tips - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Remove unnecessary cargo

Additional weight increases fuel consumption.

    General information
    Your vehicle contains advanced technology for the reduction of fuel consumption and emissions. Fuel consumption depends on a number of different factors. The implementation of certain measures, ...

    Remove attached parts following use
    Remove auxiliary mirrors, roof or rear luggage racks which are no longer required following use. Attached parts on the vehicle impair the aerodynamics and increase the fuel consumption. ...

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    Warning and indicator lights
    Several of the warning and indicator lights illuminate momentarily and then go out when the ignition switch is initially turned to the “ON” position. This permits checking the operation of the ...

    Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
    Take off the wheel cover or center cap, if the vehicle has one, to reach the wheel bolts. 1. Do a safety check before proceeding. See If a Tire Goes Flat  for more information. 2. Turn the wh ...

    Fluids
    *1: Use one of the indicated types of fluid. *2: The indicated fluid quantity is only a guideline. The necessary quantity for replacement may differ slightly depending on the temperature and othe ...