BMW 5 Series: Safety switch - Power windows - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Safety switch

The safety switch in the driver's door can be used to prevent children, for example, from opening and closing the rear windows using the switches in the rear.

Switching on and off

The LED lights up if the safety function Press the button.

The LED lights up if the safety function is switched on.

Press the safety switch when transporting Safety switch for rear operation
Press the safety switch when transporting children in the rear; otherwise, injury may result if the windows are closed without supervision.◀

    Pinch protection
    If the closing force exceeds a specific value as a window closes, the closing action is interrupted. The window reopens slightly. Danger of pinching even with pinch protection Even with the pinc ...

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