BMW 5 Series: Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Safety

Interior lamps
General information The interior lamps, footwell lamps, entry lamps and courtesy lamps are controlled automatically. The brightness of some of these lamps is influenced by the thumbwheel for the ...

Vehicle equipment
All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, ...

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Compass Calibration
The compass may need to be manually calibrated after exposure to a strong magnetic field. If the compass seems to be continually showing the wrong direction and is not self-calibrating, or ...

Off-Road Recovery
The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips: 1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer ...

Air cleaner element
WARNING Do not operate the engine with the air cleaner element removed. The air cleaner element not only filters intake air but also stops flames if the engine backfires. If the air cleaner eleme ...