BMW 5 Series: High-beam Assistant - Lamps - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: High-beam Assistant

Headlamp range control
With halogen headlamps, the headlamp range of the low beams can be manually adjusted for the vehicle load to avoid blinding oncoming traffic. The values following the slash apply to trailer ope ...

The concept
When the low beams are switched on, this system automatically switches the high beams on and off. The procedure is controlled by a sensor on the front of the interior rearview mirror. The assi ...

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Hazard warning flasher
The hazard warning flasher is used to warn other drivers when you have to park your vehicle under emergency conditions. The hazard warning flasher works with the ignition switch in any position. ...

Items to initialize
The following items must be initialized for normal system operation after such cases as the battery being reconnected, or maintenance being performed on the vehicle: ...

Efficient cooling after parking in direct sunlight
After parking in direct sunlight, drive with the windows open for a few minutes to allow outside air to circulate into the heated interior. This results in quicker cooling by the air conditioner. ...