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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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 ...

Principle of operation
The engine immobiliser is a theftprotection system that prevents someonefrom starting the engine with anincorrectly coded key. ...

LOCK
The key can only be inserted or removed in this position. The ignition switch will lock the steering wheel when you remove the key. If turning the key is difficult, turn the steering wheel slightly ...