2009 BMW 5 Series Owner's Manual

2009 BMW 5 Series owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
BMW
Model:
5 Series
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
9.55 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
5
Notes
6
Using this Owner's Manual
6
Symbols used
6
The individual vehicle
7
Editorial notice
7
For your own safety
7
Service and warranty
9
Reporting safety defects
9
At a glance
11
Cockpit
12
Around the steering wheel: controls and displays
12
Instrument cluster
14
Indicator and warning lamps
15
Around the center console: controls and displays
16
iDrive
18
Controls
18
Menu overview
20
Operating principle
20
Status information
23
Assistance window*
23
Switching Control Display off/on
24
Programmable memory buttons
24
Voice command system
26
The concept
26
Voice commands
26
Notes
28
Controls
31
Opening and closing
32
Keys/remote control
32
Personal Profile
33
Central locking system
34
Opening and closing: Using remote control
34
Opening and closing: Using door lock
36
Opening and closing: from inside
37
Doors
37
Luggage compartment lid/ tailgate
38
Alarm system
41
Comfort access*
42
Windows
44
Electric glass sunroof*
45
Sports Wagon: Panorama glass sunroof
47
Adjusting
49
Sitting safely
49
Seats
50
Seat, mirror and steering wheel memory*
51
Head restraints
53
Safety belts
54
Seat heating*
55
Active seat ventilation*
56
Active seat*
56
Mirrors
56
Steering wheel
58
Transporting children safely
60
The right place for children
60
Installing child restraint systems
60
On trips
63
Driving
64
Ignition lock
64
Start/Stop button
64
Starting the engine
65
Switching off engine
65
Handbrake
66
Manual transmission
66
Automatic transmission with Steptronic*
66
Sport automatic transmission*
69
Turn signals/ headlamp flasher
70
Wiper system
71
Washer fluid
72
Cruise control*
72
Active cruise control*
73
Everything under control
81
Odometer, outside temperature display, clock, date
81
Tachometer
81
Coolant temperature
81
Energy Control
82
Fuel gauge
82
Computer
82
Service requirements
84
Check Control
86
Speed limit
88
Stopwatch
88
Settings on Control Display
89
Technology for comfort, convenience and safety
92
PDC Park Distance Control*
92
Driving stability control systems
93
Starting assistant
96
Dynamic Drive*
96
Sports Wagon: self-leveling suspension
97
FTM Flat Tire Monitor*
97
TPM Tire Pressure Monitor*
99
Active steering*
101
Brake force display
102
Airbags
102
Head-Up Display*
104
BMW Night Vision*
106
Leaving lane warning*
108
Lamps
110
Parking lamps/low beams
110
Adaptive Head Light*
112
High beams/ roadside parking lamps
112
High-beam assistant*
112
Fog lamps*
114
Instrument lighting
114
Interior lamps
114
Climate
116
Automatic climate control
116
Parked car ventilation
120
Practical interior accessories
123
Integrated universal remote control*
123
Sun blinds*
124
Glove compartment
125
Front center armrest
125
Storage compartments
126
Cup holders
127
Ashtray, front
127
Cigarette lighter, front
127
Ashtray, rear
128
Cigarette lighter, rear
128
Connecting electrical devices
128
Center armrest, rear
129
Sedan: Through-loading system*
129
Sports Wagon: cargo bay
130
Ski bag*
132
Driving tips
135
Things to remember when driving
136
Break-in period
136
Saving fuel
136
General driving notes
137
Cargo loading
139
Roof-mounted luggage rack*
141
Navigation
143
Starting navigation system
144
Navigation DVD
144
Display in assistance window
144
Destination entry
146
Entering a destination manually
146
Entering destination via voice*
149
Map-guided destination selection
151
Selecting destination using information
152
Destination list
153
Address book
154
Selecting route
156
Word matching principle
157
Destination guidance
158
Starting destination guidance
158
Terminating/continuing destination guidance
158
Displaying route
159
Destination guidance via voice instructions
161
Bypassing route sections
162
Traffic information*
162
Displaying current position
165
What to do if …
167
Entertainment
169
On/off and tone
170
Controls
170
Switching on/off
171
Adjusting volume
171
Tone control
171
Radio
174
Listening to radio
174
Storing stations
176
Weather news flashes*
178
High Definition Radio*
178
Satellite radio
181
Enabling or disabling channels
181
Selecting and storing channel
182
CD player and CD changer
184
Listening to CDs
184
Selecting a track
185
Sampling tracks, scan
186
Repeating a track
187
Random play sequence
187
Fast forward/reverse
188
CD magazine
188
Notes
189
AUX-IN connection
190
Connecting
190
Starting audio playback
190
USB-audio interface/mobile phone audio interface
191
Connecting
191
Starting audio playback
191
Selecting a track
192
Repeating a track
193
Random play sequence
193
Fast forward/reverse
193
Notes
193
Communications
195
Telephoning
196
The concept
196
Using a phone in your vehicle
196
Suitable mobile phones
196
Care instructions
196
Operating options
196
Commissioning
197
Operation via iDrive
202
Changing between mobile phone and hands-free system
206
Operation by voice*
207
Notes
209
Snap-in adapter inserting/ removing*
209
BMW Assist
211
Requirements
211
Offered services
211
Using services
212
Updating BMW Assist
216
Displaying vehicle data
218
Mobility
221
Refueling
222
Fuel filler door
222
Fuel specifications
223
Wheels and tires
224
Tire inflation pressure
224
Tire identification marks
229
Tire condition
231
Run-flat tires*
231
New wheels and tires
231
Snow chains*
233
Under the hood
234
Hood
234
Engine compartment
235
Engine oil
236
Coolant
237
Maintenance
239
BMW maintenance system
239
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnostics interface
240
Care
241
Car-care products
241
Exterior care
241
Interior care
243
Storing your vehicle
244
Replacing components
245
Onboard toolkit
245
Wiper blade replacement
245
Lamps and bulbs
245
Changing wheels
250
Vehicle battery
253
Fuses
253
Giving and receiving assistance
255
Emergency request
255
Warning triangle*
255
First-aid kit*
256
Roadside Assistance*
256
Jump starting
256
Tow-starting and towing
257
Reference
261
Technical data
262
Engine data
262
Dimensions
263
Weights
265
Capacities
266
Short commands of voice command system
267
Everything from A to Z
272
Index
272

FAQ about the 2009 BMW 5 Series Manual

What contains the 2009 5 Series manual?

The BMW 5 Series owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW 5 Series. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a BMW 5 Series 2009 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW 5 Series owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2009 BMW 5 Series Owners Manual?

The BMW 5 Series owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW 5 Series year 2009 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2009 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW 5 Series (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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