BMW 5 Series: Symbols - Notes - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Symbols

precisely in order to avoid the possibility of personal Indicates precautions that must be followed precisely in order to avoid the possibility of personal injury and serious damage to the vehicle.

◄ Marks the end of a specific item of information.

"..." Identifies Control Display texts used to select individual functions.

›...‹ Verbal instructions to use with the voice activation system.

››...‹‹ Identifies the answers generated by the voice activation system.

taken to help Refers to measures that can be taken to help protect the environment.

Symbols on vehicle components

the relevant Indicates that you should consult the relevant section of this Owner's Manual for information on a particular part or assembly.

    Using this Owner's Manual
    The fastest way to find information on a particular topic is by using the index. An initial overview of the vehicle is provided in the first chapter. Updates made after the editorial deadline ...

    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 ...

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    Cargo area light (Outback)
    1) DOOR 2) OFF 3) ON The cargo area light switch has three positions. DOOR: The light illuminates only when the rear gate is opened. OFF: The light remains off. ON: The light remains on contin ...

    Braking tips
    WARNING Never rest your foot on the brake pedal while driving. This can cause dangerous overheating of the brakes and needless wear on the brake pads and linings. ...

    FM reception
    Although FM is normally static free, reception can be affected by the surrounding area, atmospheric conditions, station strength and transmitter distance. Buildings or other obstructions may cause ...