2011 BMW X6 Owner's Manual

2011 BMW X6 owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
BMW
Model:
X6
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
8.91 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
8
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
Operating principle
19
Status information
21
Switching Control Display off/on
21
Programmable memory buttons
22
Letters and numbers
23
Entering letters and numbers
23
Voice activation system
24
The concept
24
Voice commands
24
Notes
25
Controls
27
Opening and closing
28
Keys/remote control
28
Personal Profile
28
Central locking system
29
Opening and closing: Using remote control
30
Opening and closing: Using door lock
31
Opening and closing: From inside
32
Doors
32
BMW X5: liftgate
32
BMW X5: tailgate
34
BMW X6: liftgate
35
Alarm system
36
Comfort Access*
37
Windows
39
BMW X5: panoramic glass sunroof*
40
BMW X6: glass sunroof*, electric
42
Adjusting
44
Sitting safely
44
Seats
45
Seat, mirror and steering wheel memory*
46
Head restraints
47
BMW X5: rear seats
49
Safety belts
50
Seat heating*
51
Active seat ventilation* and seat heating*
52
Active seat*
53
Mirrors
53
Steering wheel
54
Transporting children safely
56
The right place for children
56
Installing child restraint devices
56
LATCH child restraint fixing system
57
On trips
59
Driving
60
Ignition lock
60
Start/Stop button
60
Starting engine
61
Switching off engine
61
Parking brake
62
Automatic transmission with Steptronic
65
Turn signals/headlamp flasher/high beams
67
Washer/wiper system
67
Washer fluid
69
Cruise control*
69
Active cruise control*
70
Controls Overview
78
Odometer, outside temperature display, clock
78
Tachometer
79
Coolant temperature
79
Engine oil temperature*
79
Energy control*
79
Fuel gauge
80
Computer
80
Service requirements
81
Check Control
84
Speed limit
86
Settings on Control Display
87
Technology for comfort, convenience and safety
90
PDC Park Distance Control*
90
Surround View*
92
Top View*
92
Side View*
94
Rear view camera*
95
Driving stability control systems
97
Adaptive Drive*
100
Drive-off assistant
101
Self-leveling suspension*
101
FTM Flat Tire Monitor*
101
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM*
103
Lane departure warning*
106
Active steering*
107
Brake force display*
108
Airbags
109
Head-up Display*
111
Lamps
113
Parking lamps/low beams
113
Adaptive Light Control*
114
High beams/ roadside parking lamps
115
High-beam Assistant*
115
Fog lamps*
116
Instrument lighting
117
Interior lamps
117
Climate
118
Automatic climate control with 2-zone control
119
Automatic climate control with 4-zone control*
123
Parked-car ventilation*
124
Practical interior accessories
126
Integrated universal remote control*
126
Digital compass*
127
Roller sun blinds for rear side windows*
129
Glove compartment
129
Center armrest front
130
Storage compartments
130
Cupholders
130
Ashtray
131
Lighter
132
Connecting electrical devices
132
Rear center armrest
133
Cargo area
133
Storage compartments in cargo area
135
Ski bag*
136
Driving tips
139
Things to remember when driving
140
Break-in period
140
Saving fuel
140
General driving notes
141
Loading
142
Roof-mounted luggage rack*
145
Driving on poor roads
145
Navigation
149
Navigation system
150
Navigation data
150
Destination entry
151
Entering a destination manually
151
Address book
153
Last destinations
154
Special destinations
154
Entering the destination via map
156
Entering destination via voice*
157
Planning a trip
158
Word-matching principle
159
Destination guidance
160
Starting destination guidance
160
Terminating destination guidance
160
Continuing destination guidance
160
Route criteria
160
Route
161
Destination guidance via voice instructions
162
Map display
162
Traffic information*
163
What to do if …
167
Entertainment
169
On/off and tone
170
Controls
170
Switching on/off
170
Adjusting volume
170
Tone control
170
Radio
173
Selecting a station
173
Storing stations
173
Radio Data System RDS*
174
HD Radio™ reception*
174
Stored stations
175
Satellite radio
176
General information
176
Navigation bar
176
Managing subscription
176
Selecting channels
177
Storing channel
177
Changing list view
177
Selecting category
178
Time shift
178
Storing favorites
178
Accessing favorites
179
Managing favorites
179
Traffic Jump
179
Automatic update
180
Notes
180
CD/DVD player and CD/DVD changer
181
CD/DVD playback
181
Audio playback
182
Video playback*
183
CD/DVD changer*
185
Notes
187
Music collection
189
Music, storing
189
Playing music
190
Managing music
192
External devices
194
Overview
194
AUX-IN connection
194
USB audio interface*/ extended connectivity of music player in mobile phone*
194
DVD system in rear
198
Enabling DVD system
198
Controls
198
CD/DVD player
199
Connecting headphones
199
Remote control
199
Setting the language of the DVD system
200
Sound output via speakers
200
Switching DVD system on/off
200
Playing CD/DVD
200
Playing videos from CDs/ DVDs
201
Playing audio tracks from CD/DVD
204
Displaying images from CD/DVD
206
Information on CD/DVD player
207
External device
209
Communications
213
Telephone
214
The concept
214
Using a phone in your vehicle
214
Suitable mobile phones
214
Operating options
214
Commissioning
214
Operation via iDrive
217
Changing between mobile phone and hands-free system
221
Operation by voice*
221
Inserting/removing the snap- in adapter*
224
Contacts
226
BMW Assist
228
BMW Assist*
228
TeleService*
228
Concierge service*
229
Roadside Assistance
229
Activating BMW Assist*
230
BMW Search*
230
Customer Relations
231
Service Request*
231
Automatic Service Request*
232
Data transfer*
232
Service status*
232
Mobility
235
Refueling
236
Fuel filler flap
236
Fuel specifications
237
BMW X5 with BMW Advanced Diesel
238
Wheels and tires
241
Tire inflation pressure
241
Tire identification marks
249
Tire condition
250
Run-flat tires
251
New wheels and tires
251
Snow chains*
252
Under the hood
253
Hood
253
Engine compartment
254
Engine oil
255
Coolant
257
Maintenance
258
BMW maintenance system
258
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnostics interface
259
Care
260
Car-care products
260
Exterior care
260
Interior care
262
Storing your vehicle
263
Replacing components
264
Onboard toolkit
264
Replacing wiper blades
264
Lamps and bulbs
264
BMW X5: changing lamps
265
BMW X6: changing lamps
267
Changing wheels
270
Vehicle battery
272
Fuses
273
Giving and receiving assistance
275
Emergency request
275
Warning triangle*
275
First-aid kit*
275
Roadside Assistance*
276
Jump starting
276
Tow-starting and towing
277
Reference
281
Technical data
282
Engine data
282
Dimensions
283
Weights
285
Capacities
286
Short commands of voice activation system
287
Useful short commands
287
CD/Multimedia
287
Radio
288
Telephone
289
Navigation
289
BMW Assist
291
Vehicle information
291
Settings
291
Everything from A - Z
294
Index
294

FAQ about the 2011 BMW X6 Manual

What contains the 2011 X6 manual?

The BMW X6 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW X6. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a BMW X6 2011 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW X6 owners can do
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2011 BMW X6 Owners Manual?

The BMW X6 owner manual for the 2011 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW X6 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 X6 (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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