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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Larger children
Children who are too large for child restraints should be seated and restrained by the seat belts which are provided. The seat belt may not fit properly if the child is less than 4 ft 9 in (142.5 ...

Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
When the appropriate conditions exist, the EVIC displays the following messages: • Turn Signal On (with a continuous warning chime after one mile traveled) • Left Front Turn Signal Lamp Out ...

Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
E-85 is a mixture of approximately 85% fuel ethanol and 15% unleaded gasoline. WARNING! Ethanol vapors are extremely flammable and could cause serious personal injury. Never have any smoking m ...