BMW 5 Series: Long-term vehicle storage - Vehicle care - Care - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Long-term vehicle storage

Your service center can advise you on what to consider when storing the vehicle for longer than three months.

    Caring for special components
    Light-alloy wheels Use wheel cleaner, particularly during the winter months. Do not use aggressive, acidic, strongly alkaline or abrasive cleaners, or steam jets above 140 ℉/60 ℃; f ...

    Reference
    This chapter contains technical data, short commands for the voice activation system, and an index that will quickly take you to the information you need. ...

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    Exit Lighting
    This allows selection of how long the exterior lamps stay on when leaving the vehicle and it is dark outside. Press SELECT when Exit Lighting is highlighted. Turn the Menu knob to select Of ...

    Engine Oil Life Display
    To see the current engine oil life, turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, then press and release the select/reset knob repeatedly until the engine oil life indicator appears. ...

    Cold weather precautions
    If you wish to check your vehicle before the approach of cold weather, the following advice is worth noting: Make sure that the engine coolant contains 50 percent antifreeze. Any other mixtur ...