BMW 5 Series: Safety belt reminder for the driver's and 
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lights up The indicator lamp flashes or lights up and a signal sounds. Make sure that the safety belts are positioned correctly.

The safety belt reminder is active at speeds above approx. 5 mph/8 km/h. It can also be activated if objects are placed on the front passenger seat.

    Unbuckling the belt
    1. Hold the belt firmly. 2. Press the red button in the belt buckle. 3. Guide the belt back into its reel. ...

    Damage to safety belts
    In the case of strain caused by accidents or damage: Have the safety belts, including the safety belt tensioners, replaced and have the belt anchors checked. Checking and replacing safety bel ...

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    Airflow control buttons
    Each airflow control button activates the following air outlets. : Instrument panel outlets : Instrument panel outlets and foot outlets : Foot outlets, both side outlets of the instrument p ...