BMW 5 Series: Using this Owner's Manual - Notes - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Using this Owner's Manual

The fastest way to find information on a particular topic is by using the index.

An initial overview of the vehicle is provided in the first chapter.

Updates made after the editorial deadline

Any updates made after the editorial deadline for the Owner's Manuals are located in the appendix of the printed quick reference for the vehicle.

Additional sources of information

Should you have any questions, your service center will be glad to advise you at any time.

Information on BMW, e.g., on technology, is available on the Internet: bmwusa.com.

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    Sunlight Sensor/Temperature Sensor
    The climate control systemhas two sensors: a sunlight sensor on top of the dashboard, and a temperature sensor next to the steering column. Do not cover the sensors or spill any liquid on t ...

    Loss of Control
    Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: • Braking Skid — wheels are not rolling. • Steering or Cornering Skid — too much spee ...

    Hitches
    Use the correct hitch equipment. See your dealer or a hitch dealer for assistance. • The rear bumper on the vehicle is not intended for hitches. Do not attach rental hitches or other bumpe ...