BMW 5 Series: The concept - Alarm system - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The vehicle alarm system responds to:

▷ Opening of a door, the hood or the trunk lid.
▷ Movements in the vehicle.
▷ Changes in the vehicle tilt, e.g., during attempts to steal a wheel or when towing the car.
▷ Interruptions in battery voltage.

The alarm system briefly indicates tampering:
▷ By sounding an acoustic alarm.
▷ By switching on the hazard warning system.
▷ By flashing the high beams.

    Arming and disarming the alarm system
    General information When you lock or unlock the vehicle, either with the remote control, Comfort Access or at the door lock the alarm system is armed or disarmed at the same time. Door lock an ...

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    Suggested up-shift speeds
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    Replacing fuses
    There are relay/fuse boxes located in the engine compartment, the passenger compartment, and the trunk. If an electrical component fails to function, this may be due to a blown fuse. The easiest ...