BMW 5 Series: Tow-starting and towing - Breakdown assistance - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Tow-starting and towing

Jump starting
Notes If the battery is discharged, an engine can be started using the battery of another vehicle and two jumper cables. Only use jumper cables with fully insulated clamp handles. To prevent p ...

Automatic transmission: transporting your vehicle
Note Your vehicle is not permitted to be towed. Therefore, contact a service center in the event of a breakdown. Do not have the vehicle towed Have your vehicle transported on a loading platf ...

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Fuses and Circuit Breakers
The wiring circuits in the vehicle are protected from short circuits by a combination of fuses and circuit breakers. This greatly reduces the chance of damage caused by electrical problems. ...

All-weather tires and winter tires
Not all tires that have the M+S identification offer the driving characteristics of winter tires. Winter tires have, in addition to the M+S identification, the snow flake symbol on the tire ...

Engaging the transmission position
▷ Transmission position P can only be disengaged if the engine is running and the brake pedal is pressed. ▷ With the vehicle stationary, press on the brake pedal before shifting out ...