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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    Automatic Hold
    The concept This system assists the driver by automatically setting and releasing the brake, such as when moving in stop-and-go traffic. The vehicle is automatically held in place when it is s ...

    If the cruise control indicator light comes on in yellow
    Press the “ON-OFF” button once to deactivate the system, and then press the button again to reactivate the system. If the cruise control speed cannot be set or if the cruise control cancels i ...

    Starting the Engine
    Place the transmission in the proper gear. Automatic Transmission Move the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral). The engine will not start in any other position. To restart the vehicle when it is ...