BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: AM/FM station

General information

Depending on the vehicle equipment and country version, it may not be possible to receive AM stations.

Radio Data System RDS

RDS broadcasts additional information, such as the station name, in the FM waveband.

RDS is automatically active.

Selecting a station

1. "MEDIA".

2. "Radio".

3. "Available stations".

The last station listened to will be played and the station list displayed.

4. Select the desired station.

Changing the station

On the radio:

  • Press the left or right button.

Or depending on the equipment:

  • Press the left or right button.

The previous or next station from the list of stations is played.

Storing a station

General information

A symbol on the highlighted channel indicates whether the channel has already been stored.

Station is not stored.

Station will be stored.

Station is stored.

Storing a station

1. "MEDIA".

2. "Radio".

3. "Available stations".

4. Select the desired station.

5. Move the Controller to the right.

6. "Add to presets".

Selecting a station manually

Station selection via the frequency.

1. "MEDIA".

2. "Radio".

3. "FM radio" or "AM radio".

4. Move the Controller to the right.

5. "Manual search".

6. To select the frequency: turn the Controller.

7. To store the frequency: press the Controller.


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