BMW 5 Series: Starting the engine - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Starting the engine

Radio ready state
Activate radio ready state: ▷ When the ignition is switched off: press ON/ OFF button on the radio. ▷ When the engine is running: press START/ STOP button. Some electronic systems/p ...

General information
Enclosed areas Do not let the engine run in enclosed areas; otherwise, breathing of exhaust fumes may lead to loss of consciousness and death. The exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide, an od ...

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Setting the air distribution
Air distribution settings Directs air through the defroster vents Directs air through the center and side air vents Directs the airflow through the footwell air vents Directs the airfl ...

Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag is unlikely to deploy.
1) The vehicle is involved in an oblique side-on impact. 2) The vehicle is involved in a side-on impact in an area outside the vicinity of the passenger compartment. 3) The vehicle strikes a tel ...

Driver Information Center (DIC)
The Driver Information Center (DIC) displays information about the vehicle. It also displays warning messages if a system problem is detected. See Vehicle Messages  for more information. All mes ...