BMW 5 Series: After washing the vehicle - Car washes - Care - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: After washing the vehicle

After washing the vehicle, apply the brakes briefly to dry them; otherwise, braking action can be reduced and corrosion of the brake discs can occur.

    Headlamps
    ▷ Do not rub dry and do not use abrasive or caustic cleansers. ▷ Soak areas that have been soiled e.g. due to insects, with shampoo and wash off with water. ▷ Thaw ice with d ...

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    Compass
    Calling up the compass To obtain a correct display in rear-view mirror 1, the compass must be calibrated and the magnetic field zone must be set. •► Press button 3 briefly. The compas ...