BMW 5 Series: The concept - Parking brake - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The parking brake is primarily intended to prevent the vehicle from rolling while parked; it brakes the rear wheels.

Setting

    Setting
    Pull the switch. The LED lights up. The indicator lamp lights up in red. The parking brake is set. Lower lamp: indicator lamp in Canadian models Set the parking brake and further secur ...

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    Windshield Wiper/Washer
    The windshield wiper lever is on the side of the steering column. 2: Use for fast wipes. 1: Use for slow wipes. Turn the band up for more frequent wipes or down for less frequent wipes. Us ...