BMW 5 Series: The concept - Alarm system - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The vehicle alarm system responds to:

▷ Opening of a door, the hood or the trunk lid.
▷ Movements in the vehicle.
▷ Changes in the vehicle tilt, e.g., during attempts to steal a wheel or when towing the car.
▷ Interruptions in battery voltage.

The alarm system briefly indicates tampering:
▷ By sounding an acoustic alarm.
▷ By switching on the hazard warning system.
▷ By flashing the high beams.

    Arming and disarming the alarm system
    General information When you lock or unlock the vehicle, either with the remote control, Comfort Access or at the door lock the alarm system is armed or disarmed at the same time. Door lock an ...

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    Operating tips
    ● Keep the windows and moonroof closed while the air conditioner is in operation. ● After parking in the sun, drive for 2 or 3 minutes with the windows open to vent hot air from the pa ...

    Electrical System Overload
    The vehicle has fuses and circuit breakers to protect against an electrical system overload. When the current electrical load is too heavy, the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting th ...

    Refueling
    Only one person should be involved in refueling. Do not allow others to approach the area of the vehicle near the fuel filler pipe while refueling is in progress. Be sure to observe any other preca ...