BMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment - Things to remember when driving - Driving tips - 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.

    Breaking-in period
    General information Moving parts need to be broken in to adjust to each other. The following instructions will help achieve a long vehicle life and good economy. Engine and differential Always ...

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    Rocking the vehicle
    If it is necessary to rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, first turn the steering wheel right and left to clear the area around your front wheels. Then, shift back and forth betwe ...

    Changing the Folders
    While playing an MP3/WMA disc, you can select a folder within the disc by pressing either side of the category bar. Each time you press either side of the bar, the folder title and its first ...

    Rear power sun shade (if so equipped)
    The rear sun shade operates when the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position. The rear sun shade switch is located on the front console. - To raise the sun shade, push the upper side of the s ...