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BMW 5 Series: Steptronic transmission

BMW 5 Series 2016-2024 Owners Manual / Driving / Steptronic transmission

Concept

The Steptronic transmission combines the functions of an automatic transmission with the possibility of manual shifting, if needed.

Safety information

Warning

An unsecured vehicle can begin to move and possibly roll away. There is a risk of accident.

Before exiting, secure the vehicle against rolling.

In order to ensure that the vehicle is secured against rolling away, follow the following:

  • Set the parking brake.
  • On uphill grades or on a downhill slope, turn the front wheels in the direction of the curb.
  • On uphill grades or on a downhill slope, also secure the vehicle, for instance with a wheel chock.

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 Selector lever positions

Drive mode D Selector lever position for normal vehicle operation. All gears for forward travel are activated automatically. R is reverse Engage selector lever position R only when the vehicle is sta

 Rolling or pushing the vehicle

General information In some situations, the vehicle is to roll without its own power for a short distance, for instance in a vehicle wash, or be pushed. Engaging selector lever position N 1. Switch on

 Sport program M/S

Concept The shifting points and shifting times in the Sport program are designed for a sportier driving style. The transmission, for instance shifts up later and the shifting times are shorter. Activa

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 Using this Owner's Manual

Orientation The fastest way to find information on a particular topic is by using the index. An initial overview of the vehicle is provided in the first chapter. Updates made after the editorial deadline Due to updates after the editorial deadline, differences may exist between the printed Owner's

 Wheel hub, Tire pressure control

Wheel hub The hub and hole circle diameter on current vehicles produced by the BMW Group was modified in 03/2014. The hub diameter was reduced from 72.5 mm to 66.5 mm. The hole pattern was modified from 5 x 120 (F01/F10) to 5 x 112 (G12/G30). Comparison of wheel hub on F10 with that on G30 F10

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