BMW 5 Series: Roadside Assistance - First aid kit - Breakdown assistance - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Roadside Assistance

Service availability

Roadside Assistance can be reached around the clock in many countries. You can obtain assistance there in the event of a vehicle breakdown.

Roadside Assistance

The Roadside Assistance, phone number can be viewed on the iDrive or a connection to Roadside Assistance can be established directly.

    First aid kit
    The first aid kit is located in the container on the inside of the trunk lid. Unscrew the wing nut to open. Some of the articles have a limited service life. Check the expiration dates of the c ...

    Jump starting
    Notes If the battery is discharged, an engine can be started using the battery of another vehicle and two jumper cables. Only use jumper cables with fully insulated clamp handles. To prevent p ...

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    Adjust the Front Seats.
    Adjust the driver’s seat as far to the rear as possible while allowing you to maintain full control of the vehicle. Have a front passenger adjust their seat as far to the rear as possible. ...

    Opening the trunk lid (Legacy)
    The trunk lid opens when the “” button is pressed continuously for at least 2 seconds. An electronic chirp will sound twice and the turn signal lights will flash twice. ...

    Changing a Flat Tire
    If you have a flat tire while driving, pull over safely. Drive slowly along the shoulder until you get to an area far away from traffic lanes. The vehicle can easily roll off the jack, se ...