BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Standby state

Concept

When standby state is switched on, most functions can be used while the vehicle is stationary.

Desired settings can be adjusted.

General information

The vehicle is in the standby state after the front doors are opened from the outside.

Display in the instrument cluster

instrument OFF is displayed in the instrument cluster. The drivetrain is switched off and standby state switched on.

Drive-ready state

Concept

Switching on drive-ready state corresponds to starting the engine.

General information

Some functions, such as DSC Dynamic Stability Control, can only be used with drive-ready state switched on.

Follow further information on the drive-ready state.

Switching on drive-ready state

via the Start/Stop button: Drive-ready state is switched on via the Start/Stop button:

1. Depress the brake pedal.

2. Press the Start/Stop button.

Display in the instrument cluster

When drive-ready state is switched on, the tachometer shows the current engine speed.

Switching off drive-ready state

Press the Start/Stop button to switch off drive-ready state. The vehicle switches into standby state.

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