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 ...

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    Power Outlets
    The accessory power outlets can be used to plug in electrical equipment, such as a cell phone or MP3 player. There are two accessory power outlets. One is located under the armrest inside the ...

    Defroster
    CAUTION To prevent damage to the conductors bonded to the inside surface of the rear window, never use sharp instruments or window cleaners containing abrasives to clean the window. NOTICE If y ...

    Sentry key
    The Sentry Key Immobilizer System prevents unauthorizedvehicle operation by disabling the engine. Thesystem does not need to be armed or activated. Operationis automatic, regardless of whether the ...