BMW 5 Series: Service requirements - Displays - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Service requirements

Energy recovery
The energy of motion of the vehicle is converted to electrical energy while coasting. The vehicle battery is partially charged and fuel consumption can be lowered. ...

Display
The driving distance or the time to the next service is displayed briefly after the ignition is switched on. The current service requirements can be read out from the remote control by the ...

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Recommended grade and viscosity
Each oil manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. For details, refer to “Manual transmission, front differential and rear differential gear oil” F ...

Fuel economy hints
The following suggestions will help to save your fuel. ● Select the proper gear position for the speed and road conditions. ● Avoid sudden acceleration or deceleration. Always accelerate ...

Seatbelt maintenance
To clean the seatbelts, use a mild soap and lukewarm water. Never bleach or dye the belts because this could seriously affect their strength. Inspect the seatbelts and attachments including the web ...