2011 BMW 1 Series Owner's Manual

2011 BMW 1 Series owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
BMW
Model:
1 Series
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
8.41 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
8
Reporting safety defects
9
At a glance
11
Dashboard
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
Operating principle
19
Status information
21
Switching the Control Display off/on
21
Programmable memory keys
22
Letters and numbers
23
Entering letters and numbers
23
Voice activation system
24
The concept
24
Saying commands
24
Notes
25
Controls
27
Opening and closing
28
Remote control
28
Personal Profile
28
Central locking system
29
Opening and closing: Using the remote control
29
Opening and closing: Using the door lock
31
Opening and closing: From inside
32
Trunk lid
33
Alarm system*
34
Comfort Access*
35
Windows
37
Coupe: glass roof*, electric
38
Convertible: top
40
Adjustments
45
Sitting safely
45
Seats
46
Head restraints
48
Heated seats*
50
Seat and mirror memory*
50
Safety belts
51
Mirrors
51
Steering wheel
53
Transporting children safely
54
The right place for children
54
Installing child restraint systems
54
LATCH child restraint fixing system
55
Driving
57
Ignition lock
57
Start/stop button
57
Starting the engine
58
Switching off the engine
58
Parking brake
59
Manual transmission
59
Automatic transmission with Steptronic*
59
7-gear Sports automatic transmission with double clutch*
62
Turn signals/ headlamp flasher
66
Wiper system
67
Washer fluid
68
Cruise control*
68
Controls overview
70
Odometer, outside temperature display, clock
70
Tachometer
70
Coolant temperature
71
Engine oil temperature*
71
Fuel gauge
71
Computer
71
Settings and information
73
Units of measure
74
Service requirements
74
Clock
76
Date
77
Check Control
78
Speed limit
80
Settings on the Control Display
81
Technology for driving comfort and safety
82
Park Distance Control PDC*
82
Driving stability control systems
83
Drive-off assistant
84
Flat Tire Monitor FTM*
84
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM*
86
Active steering*
88
Servotronic*
89
Brake Force Display*
89
Airbags
90
Convertible: rollover protection system
92
Lamps
93
Parking lamps/low beams
93
Adaptive light control*
94
High beams/roadside parking lamps*
95
High-beam assistant*
95
Fog lamps*
96
Instrument lighting
97
Interior lamps
97
Climate
98
Automatic climate control
99
Parked car ventilation*
101
Practical interior accessories
103
Integrated universal remote control*
103
Digital compass*
105
Glove compartment
106
Center armrest
107
Storage compartments inside the vehicle
107
Cupholders
107
Ashtray*
108
Connecting electrical appliances
108
Coupe: through-loading system
108
Convertible: cargo loading
109
Storage compartments inside the cargo area
109
Coupe: ski bag*
109
Convertible: through-loading opening with integrated transport bag*
110
Driving tips
113
Things to remember when driving
114
Break-in period
114
Saving fuel
114
General driving notes
115
Cargo loading
116
Coupe: roof-mounted luggage rack*
118
Navigation
121
Navigation system
122
Navigation data
122
Destination entry
123
Entering a destination manually
123
Address book
125
Last destinations
126
Special destinations
126
Entering the destination via the map
128
Entering a destination by voice commands*
129
Planning a trip
130
Word-matching principle
131
Destination guidance
132
Starting destination guidance
132
Terminating destination guidance
132
Continuing destination guidance
132
Route criteria
132
Route
133
Destination guidance through voice instructions
134
Map view
134
Traffic bulletins*
135
What to do if …
139
Entertainment
141
On/off and tone
142
Controls
142
Switching on/off
142
Adjusting volume
142
Tone control
142
Radio
145
Selecting a station
145
Storing stations
145
Radio Data System RDS*
146
HD Radio™ reception*
146
Presets
147
Satellite radio
148
General information
148
Navigation bar overview
148
Managing a subscription
148
Selecting a channel
149
Storing a channel
149
Changing the list view
149
Selecting a category
150
Timeshift
150
Storing favorites
150
Opening the favorites
151
Managing the favorites
151
Traffic Jump
151
Automatic update
152
Notes
152
CD/DVD player and CD changer
153
CD/DVD playback
153
Audio playback
153
Video playback*
155
CD changer*
157
Notes
158
Music collection
160
Storing music
160
Playing music
161
Managing music
163
External devices
165
At a glance
165
AUX-IN port
165
USB audio interface*/ extended connectivity of the music player in the mobile phone*
165
Communications
171
Telephone
172
The concept
172
Using the telephone inside the vehicle
172
Suitable mobile phones
172
Operating options
172
Start-up
172
Operation via iDrive
175
Switching between mobile phone and hands-free system
179
Operation by voice commands*
179
Inserting/removing the snap- in adapter*
182
Contacts
184
BMW Assist
186
BMW Assist*
186
TeleService*
187
Concierge service*
187
Roadside Assistance
187
Activating BMW Assist*
188
BMW Search*
188
Customer Relations
189
Service Request*
189
Automatic Service Request*
190
Data transfer*
190
Service status*
190
Mobility
193
Refueling
194
Fuel filler flap
194
Fuel specifications
195
Wheels and tires
196
Tire inflation pressures
196
Tire identification marks
200
Tire condition
201
Run-flat tires
202
New wheels and tires
202
Snow chains*
203
Under the hood
204
Hood
204
Important parts of the engine compartment
205
Engine oil
205
Coolant
207
Maintenance
209
BMW Maintenance System
209
Socket for Onboard Diagnosis OBD
210
Emissions
210
Care
211
Care products
211
Exterior care
211
Interior care
213
Vehicle storage
214
Replacing components
215
Onboard vehicle tool kit
215
Wiper blades
215
Lamps and bulbs
215
Changing wheels
219
Vehicle battery
219
Fuses
220
Giving and receiving assistance
221
Emergency Request*
221
Roadside Assistance
221
First aid pouch*
221
Warning triangle*
222
Jump-starting
222
Tow-starting, towing away
223
Reference
227
Technical data
228
Engine data
228
Dimensions
229
Weights
231
Capacities
232
Short commands for the voice activation system
233
Useful short commands
233
CD/Multimedia
233
Radio
234
Telephone
235
Navigation
235
BMW Assist
237
Vehicle information
237
Settings
238
Everything from A to Z
240
Index
240

FAQ about the 2011 BMW 1 Series Manual

What contains the 2011 1 Series manual?

The BMW 1 Series owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW 1 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 1 Series 2011 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your BMW 1 Series, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW 1 Series owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2011 BMW 1 Series Owners Manual?

The BMW 1 Series owner manual for the 2011 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW 1 Series year 2011 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2011 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW 1 Series (2011) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2011 is available in English.

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