BMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment - Loading - Driving tips - 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.

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    General information
    Overloading the vehicle To avoid exceeding the approved carrying capacity of the tires, never overload the vehicle. Overloading can lead to overheating and increases the rate at which damage de ...

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    Introduction
    The Driver Alert System is designed to help a driver who may be becoming fatigued or who is inadvertently leaving the lane. The Driver Alert System consists of two different functions that can be s ...

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    Vehicles without a smart key system: The engine switch is in the “ON” position. Vehicles with a smart key system: The “ENGINE START STOP” switch is in IGNITION ON mode. ...

    Washing
    Wash dirt off with a wet sponge and plenty of water. Clean the vehicle thoroughly using a mild soap, a special vehicle soap or general purpose dishwashing liquid mixed with clean, lukewarm (never ...