BMW 5 Series: Antilock Brake System ABS - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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 engine.

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