BMW 5 Series: Status of the Owner's Manual - Notes - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Status of the Owner's Manual

The manufacturer of your vehicle pursues a policy of constant development that is conceived to ensure that our vehicles continue to embody the highest quality and safety standards. In rare cases, therefore, the features described in this Owner's Manual may differ from those in your vehicle.

Updates made after the editorial deadline

Any updates made after the editorial deadline for the Owner's Manuals are located in the appendix of the printed quick reference for the vehicle.

    Vehicle equipment
    This Owner's Manual describes all models and all standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series. Therefore, in this Owner's Manual, equipment is also desc ...

    For your own safety
    Maintenance and repairs Advanced technology, e.g., the use of modern materials and high-performance electronics, requires suitable maintenance and repair methods. Therefore, have this work perfo ...

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    What to Use
    WARNING! Adding only plain water or some other liquid to the cooling system can be dangerous. Plain water and other liquids can boil before the proper coolant mixture will. The coolant warni ...

    Cleaning the seat covers
    Do not use microfiber cloths to clean genuine leather, artificial leather or AlcantaraВ® covers. If used often, these can damage the cover. Observe the following when cleaning:  - clean g ...

    Changing engine oil filter
    1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and apply the parking brake. 2. Turn the engine off. 3. Place a large drain pan under the oil filter (A) . 4. Loosen the oil filter (A) with an oil filter w ...