BMW 5 Series: Reference - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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.

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

Technical data
Vehicle equipment All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not avai ...

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Neutral position (N)
No gear is engaged and the engine can be started with the gear selector in this position. Apply the parking brake if the vehicle is stationary with the gear selector in position N. ...

Calculating total and load capacities varying seating configurations
Calculate the available load capacity as shown in the following examples: Example 1A Vehicle capacity weight of the vehicle is 800 lbs (363 kg), which is indicated on the vehicle placard with th ...

Engine immobilizer system
The vehicle's keys have built-in transponder chips that prevent the engine from starting if a key has not been previously registered in the vehicle's on-board computer. Never leave the keys insid ...