BMW 5 Series: Seats - Adjusting - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Seats

Sitting safely
The ideal seating position can make a vital contribution to relaxed, fatigue-free driving. The seating position plays an important role in an accident in combination with: ▷ Safety belts. ...

General information
Do not adjust the seat while driving Do not adjust the driver's seat while driving, or the seat could respond with unexpected movement and the ensuing loss of vehicle control could lead to an ...

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Recommended Shift Points
Drive in the highest gear that lets the engine run and accelerate smoothly. This will give you good fuel economy and effective emissions control. The following shift points are recommended: ...

Instrument cluster
Type A Type B 1. Tachometer 2. Engine temperature gauge 3. Fuel gauge 4. Speedometer 5. Turn signal indicators 6.Warning and indicator lights (if equipped) 7. Odometer/Trip computer (if equippe ...

If the engine does not start
●The engine immobilizer system may not have been deactivated. ●Check that the shift lever is securely set in P. The engine may not start if the shift lever is displaced out of P. ...