BMW 5 Series: Tow-starting and towing - Breakdown assistance - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Tow-starting and towing

Jump starting
Notes If the battery is discharged, an engine can be started using the battery of another vehicle and two jumper cables. Only use jumper cables with fully insulated clamp handles. To prevent p ...

Automatic transmission: transporting your vehicle
Note Your vehicle is not permitted to be towed. Therefore, contact a service center in the event of a breakdown. Do not have the vehicle towed Have your vehicle transported on a loading platf ...

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Installing child restraint systems with A/ELR seatbelt
WARNING ● Child restraint systems and seatbelts can become hot in a vehicle that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn a small child. Check the child restraint system before ...

Coat hooks
CAUTION ■Items that cannot be hung on the coat hook Do not hang coat hangers or other hard or sharp objects on the hook. If the SRS curtain shield airbags deploy, these items may become p ...

Manual Transmission (if so equipped)
● Always tow with the manual transmission in Neutral. ● After towing 500 miles (805 km), start and idle the engine with the transmission in Neutral for two minutes. Failure to idle the ...