BMW 5 Series: Emergency detection of remote control - Remote control/key - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Emergency detection of remote control

It is possible to switch on the ignition or start the engine in situations such as the following:

▷ Interference of radio transmission to remote control by external sources.
▷ Discharged battery in the remote control.

A Check Control message is displayed if an attempt is made to switch on the ignition or start the engine.

Starting the engine in case of emergency detection of remote control

Starting the engine in case of
Starting the engine in case of emergency detection of remote control

Automatic transmission: if a corresponding Check Control message appears, hold the remote control, as shown, against the marked area on the steering column and press the Start/Stop button within 10 seconds while pressing the brake.

Manual transmission: if a corresponding Check Control message appears, hold the remote control, as shown, against the marked area on the steering column and press the Start/Stop button within 10 seconds while pressing the clutch.

    Loss of the remote controls
    Lost remote controls can be blocked by your service center. ...

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