2009 BMW 6 Series Owner's Manual

2009 BMW 6 Series owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
BMW
Model:
6 Series
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
9.16 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
8
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
Basic operation
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
32
Central locking system
33
Opening and closing: Using remote control
34
Opening and closing: Using door lock
36
Opening and closing: from inside
36
Hotel function
37
Doors
37
Luggage compartment lid
37
Luggage compartment
39
Alarm system
39
Comfort access*
40
Windows
42
Coupe: Glass sunroof, electric with raise function*
44
Convertible: Top
46
Adjusting
51
Sitting safely
51
Seats
51
Seat, mirror and steering wheel memory
53
Front head restraints
54
Entering rear
55
Safety belts
56
Heated seats*
57
Mirrors
57
Steering wheel
58
Transporting children safely
60
The right place for children
60
Installing child restraint systems
60
LATCH child restraint fixing system
60
Driving
62
Ignition lock
62
Start/Stop button
62
Starting engine
63
Switching engine off
63
Handbrake
64
Manual transmission
64
Sport automatic transmission*
64
Turn signals/ headlamp flasher
67
Wiper system
68
Washer fluid
69
Cruise control*
69
Active cruise control*
70
Everything under control
78
Odometer, outside temperature display, clock, date
78
Tachometer
78
Coolant temperature
78
Engine oil temperature*
79
Fuel gauge
79
Computer
79
Service requirements
81
Check Control
83
Speed limit
85
Stopwatch
85
Settings on Control Display
86
Technology for comfort, convenience and safety
89
PDC Park Distance Control*
89
Driving stability control systems
90
Starting assistant
92
Dynamic Drive*
92
FTM Flat Tire Monitor*
92
TPM Tire Pressure Monitor*
94
Active steering*
97
Brake force display
97
Airbags
97
Convertible: rollover protection system
99
Head-Up Display*
100
BMW Night Vision*
102
Leaving lane warning*
104
Lamps
106
Parking lamps/low beams
106
Adaptive Head Light*
108
High beams/ roadside parking lamps
108
High-beam assistant*
108
Fog lamps
110
Instrument lighting
110
Interior lamps
110
Climate
112
Automatic climate control
112
Parked car ventilation
116
Practical interior accessories
119
Integrated universal remote control*
119
Glove compartment
120
Center armrest
121
Storage compartments
122
Cup holders
122
Ashtray
123
Cigarette lighter
123
Connecting electrical devices
123
Ski bag*
123
Driving tips
127
Things to remember when driving
128
Break-in period
128
Saving fuel
128
General driving notes
129
Cargo loading
131
Navigation
135
Starting navigation system
136
Navigation DVD
136
Display in assistance window
136
Destination entry
138
Entering a destination manually
138
Entering destination via voice*
141
Map-guided destination selection
143
Selecting destination using information
144
Destination list
145
Address book
146
Selecting route
148
Word matching principle
149
Destination guidance
150
Starting destination guidance
150
Terminating/continuing destination guidance
150
Displaying route
151
Destination guidance via voice instructions
153
Bypassing route sections
154
Traffic information*
154
Displaying current position
157
What to do if …
159
Entertainment
161
On/off and tone
162
Controls
162
Switching on/off
163
Adjusting volume
163
Tone control
163
Radio
166
Listening to radio
166
Storing stations
168
Weather news flashes*
170
High Definition Radio*
170
Satellite radio
173
Enabling or disabling channels
173
Selecting and storing channel
173
CD player and CD changer
176
Listening to CDs
176
Selecting a track
177
Sampling tracks, scan
178
Repeating a track
179
Random play sequence
179
Fast forward/reverse
180
CD magazine
180
Notes
181
AUX-IN connection
182
Connecting
182
Starting audio playback
182
USB-audio interface/mobile phone audio interface
183
Connecting
183
Starting audio playback
183
Selecting a track
184
Repeating a track
185
Random play sequence
185
Fast forward/reverse
185
Notes
185
Communications
187
Telephoning
188
The concept
188
Using a phone in your vehicle
188
Suitable mobile phones
188
Care instructions
188
Operating options
188
Commissioning
189
Operation via iDrive
194
Changing between mobile phone and hands-free system
198
Operation by voice*
199
Notes
201
Snap-in adapter inserting/ removing*
201
BMW Assist
203
Requirements
203
Offered services
203
Using services
204
Updating BMW Assist
207
Displaying vehicle data
209
Mobility
213
Refueling
214
Fuel filler door
214
Fuel specifications
215
Wheels and tires
216
Tire inflation pressure
216
Tire identification marks
218
Tire condition
219
Run-flat tires
220
New wheels and tires
220
Snow chains*
221
Under the hood
222
Hood
222
Engine compartment
223
Engine oil
224
Coolant
225
Maintenance
227
BMW Maintenance System
227
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnostics interface
228
Care
229
Car-care products
229
Exterior care
229
Interior care
231
Storing your vehicle
232
Replacing components
233
Onboard toolkit
233
Replacing wiper blades
233
Lamps and bulbs
233
Changing wheels
235
Vehicle battery
235
Fuses
236
Giving and receiving assistance
237
Emergency request
237
Warning triangle*
238
First-aid kit*
238
Roadside Assistance*
238
Jump starting
238
Tow-starting and towing
239
Reference
243
Technical data
244
Engine data
244
Dimensions
245
Weights
247
Capacities
247
Short commands of voice command system
248
Everything from A to Z
252
Index
252

FAQ about the 2009 BMW 6 Series Manual

What contains the 2009 6 Series manual?

The BMW 6 Series owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW 6 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 6 Series 2009 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW 6 Series owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2009 BMW 6 Series Owners Manual?

The BMW 6 Series owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW 6 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 6 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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