BMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment

All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, e. g., because of the selected optional equipment or country variant. This also applies for safety-related functions and systems.

    Antilock Brake System ABS
    ABS prevents locking of the wheels during braking. The vehicle remains steerable even during full brake applications, thus increasing active safety. ABS is operational every time you start the e ...

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    Problems with the steering wheel heating
    If steering wheel heating indicator lamp 3 is flashing, the steering wheel heating has switched off automatically. The vehicle's electrical system voltage is too low because too many electrica ...

    Windshield wipers/washers
    Windshield wipers and washers 1 - Rain sensor* on/off 2 - Thumb wheel sensitivity/frequency CAUTION Use ample washer fluid when washing the windshield. The windshield should be thoroughly ...

    Traction Control System (TCS)
    The vehicle may have a Traction Control System (TCS) that limits wheel slip. The system operates if it senses that one or both of the front wheels are slipping or beginning to lose traction. When this ...