BMW 5 Series: The concept - Check Control - Displays - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The Check Control system monitors functions in the vehicle and notifies you of malfunctions in the monitored systems.

A Check Control message is displayed as a combination of indicator or warning lamps and text messages in the instrument cluster and in the Head-up Display.

In addition, an acoustic signal may be output and a text message may appear on the Control Display.

    Indicator/warning lamps
    The indicator and warning lamps can light up in a variety of combinations and colors. Several of the lamps are checked for proper functioning and light up temporarily when the engine is start ...

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    Operating tips
    ● Say a command after the tone. Voice commands cannot be accepted when the icon is . ● If the command is not recognized, the system repeats the announcement. Repeat the command in a c ...

    Upshift/downshift indicator (AT and CVT models)
    When the manual mode is selected, the gear position indicator (which shows the current gear selection) and the upshift/ downshift indicator light up. Refer to “Automatic transmission/Continuousl ...

    How to stop an activated alarm
    The alarm stops only by unlocking the driver’s door or the trunk lid with the key, pressing the button on the Intelligent Key, or pressing the request switch (if so equipped) on the driver’ ...