BMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment

All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, e. g., because of the selected optional equipment or country variant. This also applies for safety-related functions and systems.

    Safety
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    Airbags
    1. Front airbag, driver 2. Front airbag, front passenger 3. Head airbag 4. Side airbag 5. Knee airbags Front airbags Front airbags help protect the driver and front passenger by responding t ...

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    How the System Works
    When the vehicle is started, both outside mirror displays will briefly come on to indicate that the system is operating. While driving forward, the left or right side mirror SBZA display w ...

    Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
    When the vehicle is started, this light flashes and a chime may come on to remind front passengers to fasten their safety belt. Then the light stays on solid until the belt is buckled. Fo ...

    When to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
    Inspect the air cleaner/filter at the scheduled maintenance intervals and replace it at the first oil change after each 80 000 km (50,000 mi) interval. See Maintenance Schedule for more inform ...