BMW 5 Series: The concept - Cruise control - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The system is functional at speeds beginning at approx. 20 mph/30 km/h.

It maintains the speed that was set using the control elements on the steering wheel.

The system brakes on downhill gradients if engine braking action is insufficient.

Do not use the system if unfavorable conditions Unfavorable conditions
Do not use the system if unfavorable conditions make it impossible to drive at a constant speed, for instance:

▷ On curvy roads.
▷ In heavy traffic.
▷ On slippery roads, in fog, snow or rain, or on a loose road surface.

Otherwise, you could lose control of the vehicle and cause an accident.◀

    Controls
    At a glance Switching on Press the button on the steering wheel. The marking in the speedometer is set to the current speed. Cruise control can be used. Switching off Deactivated or interr ...

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    Parking brake break-in
    Break-in the parking brake shoes whenever the stopping effect of the parking brake is weakened or whenever the parking brake shoes and/or drum/rotors are replaced, in order to assure the best brak ...