BMW 5 Series: The concept - Check Control - Displays - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The Check Control system monitors functions in the vehicle and notifies you of malfunctions in the monitored systems.

A Check Control message is displayed as a combination of indicator or warning lamps and text messages in the instrument cluster and in the Head-up Display.

In addition, an acoustic signal may be output and a text message may appear on the Control Display.

    Indicator/warning lamps
    The indicator and warning lamps can light up in a variety of combinations and colors. Several of the lamps are checked for proper functioning and light up temporarily when the engine is start ...

    See also:

    Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) system
    The EBD system maximizes the effectiveness of the brakes by allowing the rear brakes to supply a greater proportion of the braking force. It functions by adjusting the distribution of braking forc ...

    Storing and maintaining the current speed
    You can store the current speed if you are driving faster than 20 mph (30 km/h). •► Accelerate the vehicle to the desired speed. •► Briefly press the cruise control lever up 1 ...

    Using the system
    Depress the brake pedal and hold it down. Depress the brake pedal with firm steady pressure, but do not pump the brakes. The ABS will operate to prevent the wheels from locking up. Steer the vehic ...