2018 BMW 4 Series Owner's Manual

2018 BMW 4 Series owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
BMW
Model:
4 Series
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
5.51 MB

Table of Contents

- At a glance
13
Cockpit
14
Vehicle features and options
14
In the vicinity of the steering wheel
14
In the vicinity of the center console
16
In the vicinity of the roofliner
17
iDrive
18
Vehicle features and options
18
The concept
18
Safety information
18
Operation
18
Operating with the Controller
20
Touchpad
22
Split screen
23
Status information
24
Programmable memory buttons
24
Voice activation system
26
Vehicle features and options
26
Concept
26
General information
26
Requirements
26
Using voice activation
26
Possible commands
26
One example: opening the tone settings
27
Adjusting
27
Adjusting the volume
27
Information on Emergency Requests
28
Environmental conditions
28
General settings
29
Vehicle features and options
29
Language
29
Time
29
Date
30
Setting the units of measurement
30
Activating/deactivating the display of the current vehicle position
30
Activating/deactivating popup windows
30
Control Display
31
Messages
31
Data protection
32
Connections
33
Integrated Owner's Manual in the vehicle
41
Vehicle features and options
41
Opening and closing
46
Vehicle features and options
46
Remote control
46
Integrated key
49
Button for central locking system
50
Comfort Access
50
Tailgate
53
Driver profile
56
Settings
58
Alarm system
59
Power windows
61
Glass sunroof, electric
62
Settings
65
Vehicle features and options
65
Sitting safely
65
Seats
65
Safety belts
69
Front head restraints
70
Rear head restraints
71
Memory function
72
Mirrors
73
Steering wheel
75
Transporting children safely
76
Vehicle features and options
76
The right place for children
76
Installing child restraint systems
77
LATCH child restraint fixing system
78
Locking the doors and windows in the rear
80
Driving
81
Vehicle features and options
81
Start/Stop button
81
Starting the engine
82
Engine stop
83
Auto Start/Stop function
83
Parking brake
85
Turn signal, high beams, headlight flasher
86
Washer/wiper system
87
Washer fluid
90
Manual transmission
90
Steptronic transmission
91
Displays
96
Vehicle features and options
96
Overview, instrument cluster
96
Multifunctional instrument display
96
Check Control
99
Fuel gauge
103
Tachometer
103
Engine oil temperature
103
Coolant temperature
103
Odometer and trip odometer
103
External temperature
104
Time
104
Date
104
Range
104
Current fuel consumption
104
Energy recovery
105
Service requirements
105
Gear shift indicator
106
Speed Limit Info
106
Selection lists
108
Onboard Computer
108
Sport displays
110
Speed warning
110
Head-up Display
111
Vehicle status
113
Lights
114
Vehicle features and options
114
Overview
114
Parking lights, cornering lights and roadside parking lights
114
Welcome lamps and headlamp courtesy delay feature
115
Automatic headlight control
115
Daytime running lights
116
Adaptive Light Control
116
Adaptive headlight range control
116
High-beam Assistant
117
Fog lights
117
Instrument lighting
118
Interior lights
118
Safety
120
Vehicle features and options
120
Airbags
120
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
123
FTM Flat Tire Monitor
128
Intelligent Safety
130
Approach control warning
131
Front-end collision warning with City Braking function
131
Collision warning with braking function
134
Person warning with City light braking function
137
Lane departure warning
139
Active Blind Spot Detection
141
Brake force display
142
Attentiveness assistant
142
Driving stability control systems
144
Vehicle features and options
144
Anti-lock Braking System ABS
144
Brake assistant
144
DSC Dynamic Stability Control
144
DTC Dynamic Traction Control
145
xDrive
146
Dynamic Damping Control
146
Variable sport steering
146
Driving Dynamics Control
146
Drive-off assistant
148
Servotronic
149
Driving comfort
150
Vehicle features and options
150
Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function, ACC
150
Cruise control
156
PDC Park Distance Control
159
Surround View
162
Rearview camera
162
Side View
165
Top View
166
Parking assistant
169
Climate control
173
Vehicle features and options
173
Interior air quality
173
Automatic climate control
173
Automatic climate control with enhanced features
176
Ventilation
179
Parked-car ventilation
180
Interior equipment
182
Vehicle features and options
182
Universal Integrated Remote Control
182
Digital compass
184
Sun visor
186
Ashtray/cigarette lighter
186
Sockets
187
USB interface
188
Cargo area
188
Storage compartments
191
Vehicle features and options
191
Safety information
191
Storage compartments
191
Glove compartment
191
Front storage compartment
192
Compartments in the doors
192
Center armrest
192
Storage compartment in the rear
193
Cup holders
193
Clothes hooks
194
Things to remember when driving
198
Vehicle features and options
198
Breaking-in period
198
General driving notes
199
Driving on racetracks
201
Loading
202
Vehicle features and options
202
Safety information
202
Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit
202
Load
203
Stowing and securing cargo
203
Lashing eyes in the cargo area
203
Floor net
203
Roof-mounted luggage rack
203
Saving fuel
205
Vehicle features and options
205
General information
205
Remove unnecessary cargo
205
Remove attached parts following use
205
Close the windows and glass sunroof
205
Tires
205
Drive away immediately
205
Look well ahead when driving
205
Avoid high engine speeds
206
Use coasting
206
Switch off the engine during longer stops
206
Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
206
Have maintenance carried out
206
Refueling
214
Vehicle features and options
214
General information
214
Safety information
214
Fuel cap
214
Observe the following when refueling
215
Fuel
216
Vehicle features and options
216
Fuel recommendation
216
Wheels and tires
218
Vehicle features and options
218
Tire inflation pressure
218
Tire identification marks
222
Tire tread
224
Tire damage
224
Changing wheels and tires
225
Run-flat tires
226
Repairing a flat tire
227
Mobility System
227
Snow chains
230
Changing wheels/tires
231
Engine compartment
235
Vehicle features and options
235
Important features in the engine compartment
235
Hood
236
Engine oil
237
Vehicle features and options
237
General information
237
Electronic oil measurement
237
Adding engine oil
238
Engine oil types to add
239
Engine oil change
240
Coolant
241
Vehicle features and options
241
General information
241
Safety information
241
Coolant level
241
Disposal
242
Maintenance
243
Vehicle features and options
243
BMW maintenance system
243
Condition Based Service CBS
243
Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
243
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
244
Replacing components
245
Vehicle features and options
245
Onboard vehicle tool kit
245
Wiper blade replacement
245
Light and bulb replacement
245
Vehicle battery
247
Fuses
248
Breakdown assistance
251
Vehicle features and options
251
Hazard warning flashers
251
Intelligent emergency call
251
Roadside Assistance
252
Warning triangle
252
First-aid kit
252
Jump-starting
252
Tow-starting and towing
254
Care
258
Vehicle features and options
258
Vehicle washes
258
Technical data
266
Vehicle features and options
266
General information
266
Dimensions
266
Weights
267
Capacities
268
Appendix
269
Updates made after the editorial deadline
269
Wireless charging tray
269

FAQ about the 2018 BMW 4 Series Manual

What contains the 2018 4 Series manual?

The BMW 4 Series owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW 4 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 4 Series 2018 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW 4 Series owners can do

Where to download the 2018 BMW 4 Series Owners Manual?

The BMW 4 Series owner manual for the 2018 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW 4 Series year 2018 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2018 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW 4 Series (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2018 is available in English.

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