2009 BMW X5 Owner's Manual

2009 BMW X5 owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
BMW
Model:
X5
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
9.56 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
5
Notes
6
About 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 panel
14
Indicator and warning lamps
15
Around the center console: controls and displays
16
iDrive
18
Controls
18
Menu overview
19
Operating principle
19
Status information
22
Assistance window*
22
Switching Control Display off/on
23
Programmable memory buttons
23
Voice activation system
25
The concept
25
Voice commands
25
Notes
27
Controls
29
Opening and closing
30
Keys/remote control
30
Personal Profile
30
Central locking system
31
Opening and closing: Using remote control
31
Opening and closing: Using door lock
34
Opening and closing: From inside
34
Doors
35
BMW X5: liftgate
35
BMW X5: tailgate
37
BMW X6: liftgate
37
Alarm system
40
Comfort access*
41
Windows
43
BMW X5: panorama glass sunroof*
44
BMW X6: glass sunroof*, electric
47
Adjusting
50
Sitting safely
50
Seats
51
Seat, mirror and steering wheel memory*
52
Head restraints
54
BMW X5: rear seats
55
Safety belts
56
Seat heating*
57
Active seat ventilation* and seat heating*
58
Active seat*
59
Mirrors
59
Steering wheel
60
Transporting children safely
63
The right place for children
63
Installing child restraint devices
63
LATCH child restraint fixing system
64
On trips
66
Driving
67
Ignition lock
67
Start/Stop button
67
Starting engine
68
Switching off engine
68
Parking brake
69
Automatic transmission with Steptronic
72
Turn signals/headlamp flasher/high beams
75
Washer/wiper system
76
Washer fluid
77
Cruise control*
77
Everything under control
80
Odometer, outside temperature display, clock
80
Tachometer
81
Coolant temperature
81
Engine oil temperature*
81
Energy control*
81
Fuel gauge
82
Computer
82
Service requirements
84
Check Control
87
Speed limit
89
Stopwatch
89
Settings on Control Display
90
Technology for comfort, convenience and safety
93
PDC Park Distance Control*
93
Rear view camera*
95
Driving stability control systems
98
Adaptive Drive*
101
Starting assistant
101
Self-leveling suspension*
102
FTM Flat Tire Monitor*
102
TPM Tire Pressure Monitor*
103
Active steering*
106
Brake force display*
107
Airbags
107
Head-Up Display*
109
Lamps
112
Parking lamps/low beams
112
Adaptive Head Light*
114
High beams/ roadside parking lamps
114
Fog lamps*
114
Instrument lighting
115
Interior lamps
115
Climate
116
Automatic climate control with 2-zone control
117
Automatic climate control with 4-zone control*
121
Parked-car ventilation*
123
Practical interior accessories
125
Integrated universal remote control*
125
Digital compass*
126
Roller sun blinds for rear side windows*
128
Glove compartment
128
Center armrest front
129
Storage compartments
129
Cup holders
129
Ashtray
130
Lighter
131
Connecting electrical devices
131
Rear center armrest
132
Cargo bay
132
Storage compartments in cargo bay
134
Ski bag*
136
Driving tips
139
Things to remember when driving
140
Break-in period
140
Saving fuel
140
General driving notes
141
Loading
143
Roof-mounted luggage rack*
145
Driving on poor roads
146
Navigation
149
Starting navigation system
150
Navigation DVD
150
Display in assistance window
150
Destination entry
152
Opening navigation system
152
Entering a destination manually
153
Entering destination via voice*
155
Selecting destination via map
157
Selecting destination using information
158
Destination list
159
Address book
160
Selecting route
162
Word matching principle
163
Destination guidance
164
Starting destination guidance
164
Ending/continuing destination guidance
164
Displaying route
165
Destination guidance via voice instructions
167
Changing route
168
Traffic information*
168
Displaying current position
171
What to do if …
172
Entertainment
175
On/Off and settings
176
Controls
176
Switching on/off
177
Adjusting volume
177
Tone control
177
Radio
180
Listening to radio
180
Storing stations
182
RDS Radio Data System
183
High Definition Radio*
183
Weather news flashes*
185
Satellite radio
186
Enabling or disabling channels
186
Selecting and storing channel
187
CD player and CD changer
189
Listening to CDs
189
Selecting a track
190
Sampling tracks, scan
191
Repeating a track
191
Random play sequence
192
Fast forward/reverse
192
CD changer
193
Notes
194
DVD changer
195
Installation position
195
DVD country codes
196
Playing DVDs
196
Audio and video playback
196
Audio playback
199
Notes
201
AUX-In connection
202
Connecting
202
Starting audio playback
202
USB audio interface
203
Connecting
203
Starting audio playback
204
Selecting a track
204
Repeating a track
205
Random play sequence
205
Fast forward/reverse
205
Notes
205
DVD system in rear
206
Enabling DVD system
206
Controls
206
CD/DVD player
207
Connecting headphones
207
Remote control
207
Sound output via speakers
208
Switching DVD system on/off
208
Playing CD/DVD
208
Playing videos from CD/DVD
208
Playing audio tracks from CD/DVD
212
Displaying images from CD/DVD
214
Information on CD/DVD player
216
External device
217
Communications
221
Telephoning
222
The concept
222
Using a phone in your vehicle
222
Suitable mobile phones
222
Care instructions
222
Operating options
222
Commissioning
223
Operation via iDrive
228
Changing between mobile phone and hands-free system
232
Operation by voice*
233
Notes
235
Inserting/removing snap-in adapter*
235
BMW Assist
237
Requirements
237
Offered services
237
Using services
238
Customizing BMW Assist
241
Displaying vehicle data
243
Mobility
245
Refueling
246
Fuel filler door
246
Fuel specifications
247
BMW X5 with BMW Advanced Diesel
247
Wheels and tires
251
Tire inflation pressure
251
Tire identification marks
256
Tire condition
257
Run-flat tires
258
New wheels and tires
258
Snow chains*
259
Under the hood
260
Hood
260
Engine compartment
261
Engine oil
262
Coolant
264
Maintenance
265
BMW maintenance system
265
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnostics interface
266
Care
267
Car-care products
267
Exterior care
267
Interior care
269
Storing your vehicle
270
Replacing components
271
Onboard toolkit
271
Replacing wiper blades
271
Lamps and bulbs
271
BMW X5: changing lamps
272
BMW X6: changing lamps
274
Changing wheels
277
Vehicle battery
279
Fuses
280
Giving and receiving assistance
281
Emergency request
281
Warning triangle*
281
First-aid kit*
281
Roadside Assistance*
282
Jump starting
282
Tow-starting and towing
283
Reference
287
Technical data
288
Engine data
288
Dimensions
289
Weights
291
Capacities
292
Short commands of voice activation system
293
Everything from A to Z
298
Index
298

FAQ about the 2009 BMW X5 Manual

What contains the 2009 X5 manual?

The BMW X5 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW X5. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a BMW X5 2009 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Best practice for driving your BMW X5
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW X5 owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2009 BMW X5 Owners Manual?

The BMW X5 owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW X5 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 X5 (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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