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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    Tire Rotation
    To help increase tire life and distribute wear more evenly, rotate the tires according to the maintenance messages displayed on the information display. Move the tires to the positions sh ...

    Important safety notes
    WARNING Inhalation of exhaust gas is hazardous to your health. All exhaust gas contains carbon monoxide (CO), and inhaling it can cause unconsciousness and possible death. Do not run the e ...

    If No Steam Is Coming from the Engine Compartment
    If an engine overheat warning is displayed but no steam can be seen or heard, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little too hot when the vehicle: ► Climbs a long ...