BMW 5 Series: The concept - Parking brake - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The parking brake is primarily intended to prevent the vehicle from rolling while parked; it brakes the rear wheels.

Setting

    Setting
    Pull the switch. The LED lights up. The indicator lamp lights up in red. The parking brake is set. Lower lamp: indicator lamp in Canadian models Set the parking brake and further secur ...

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    Introduction
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    Defrosting the windshield
    You can use this function to defrost the windshield or to defrost the inside of the windshield and the side windows. You should only select the defrosting function until the windshield is clear ...