BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Steering wheel

Safety information

Warning

Steering wheel adjustments while driving can lead to unexpected steering wheel movements.

Vehicle control could be lost. There is a risk of accident. Adjustng the steering wheel while the vehicle is stationary only.

Electric steering wheel adjustment

General information

The steering wheel setting is stored for the driver profile currently in use. When the drive-ready state is switched on, the position is automatically retrieved if the function is activated for this purpose.

The current steering wheel position can be stored using the memory function.

Adjusting

Move the steering wheel to the preferred height

Move the steering wheel to the preferred height and angle to suit your seating position by pressing the switch.

Assistance getting in and out

The steering wheel temporarily moves into the highest position to make it easier to enter and exit the vehicle.

Heated steering wheel

Overview

Heated steering wheel

Switching on/offHeated steering wheel

Switching on/off

Press the button.

A Check Control message is displayed.

If the trip is resumed within approx. 15 minutes after an intermediate stop, the heated steering wheel activates automatically if the function was switched on at the end of the last trip.

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