BMW 2009 X6 xDrive50i Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Contents Owner's Manual for Vehicle The Ultimate A-Z Driving Machine Online Edition for Part no. 01 41 2 600...
  • Page 2Online Edition for Part no. 01 41 2 600 809 - © 09/08 BMW AG
  • Page 3 X5 xDrive30i Owner's Manual for Vehicle X5 xDrive48i Congratulations, and thank you for choosing a BMW. X5 xDrive35d Thorough familiarity...
  • Page 4© 2008 Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft Munich, Germany Reprinting, including excerpts, only with the written consent of BMW AG, Munich....
  • Page 5: Contents At a glance Contents The fastest way to find specific topics is to use Communications the index, refer to...
  • Page 6: Notes Notes Notes About this Owner's Manual Symbols used We have made every effort to ensure that you Indicates precautions...
  • Page 7 At a glance The individual vehicle For your own safety When purchasing your BMW, you have decided Maintenance and...
  • Page 8 Parts and accessories California Proposition 65 Warning Notes For your own safety, use genuine parts California laws require us...
  • Page 9 At a glance Service and warranty Reporting safety defects We recommend that you read this publication For US customers...
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  • Page 11: At a glance At a glance This overview of buttons, switches and displays is intended to familiarize you with your vehicle's operating...
  • Page 12 Cockpit Cockpit Around the steering wheel: controls and displays 1 Rear window safety switch 42 6 Parking lamps 110...
  • Page 13 At a glance 8 Changing radio station Turn signals 73 Selecting music track Scrolling in phone book and in...
  • Page 14 Instrument panel Cockpit 1 Indicator lamps for turn signals 7 Display for 2 Speedometer > Odometer and trip odometer...
  • Page 15 At a glance Indicator and warning lamps In the case of corresponding urgency, this infor- mation is displayed immediately...
  • Page 16 Around the center console: controls and displays Cockpit 14 Online Edition for Part no. 01 41 2 600 809...
  • Page 17 At a glance 1 Microphone for hands-free mode for 14 Selecting radio, CD and CD changer telephone* and for...
  • Page 18 iDrive iDrive iDrive combines the functions of a large number navigation. The control of the individual func- of switches....
  • Page 19 At a glance Menu overview Operating principle From radio readiness, refer to page 65, the fol- Communication lowing message...
  • Page 20 Opening menu items of start menu Displays in menu iDrive With the start menu you can open the menu...
  • Page 21 At a glance Operating principle at a glance Basic operation via iDrive is described in this You can view...
  • Page 22 Status information Assistance window* iDrive 1 Display for: Additional information can be displayed in the > Entertainment: assistance window:...
  • Page 23 At a glance Switching assistance window off/on Programmable memory 1. Move the controller to the right to change to...
  • Page 24 1. Select the desired function, e.g. radio sta- Deleting button assignments iDrive tion or CD. 1. Press the button....
  • Page 25 At a glance Voice activation system* The concept Voice commands The voice activation system allows you to con- Activating...
  • Page 26 Commands Example: selecting a track Voice activation system 1. Switch on Entertainment sound output if Having possible commands read...
  • Page 27 At a glance Notes The mobile phone can also be operated with voice commands, refer to page 231.< For...
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  • Page 29: Controls Controls This chapter is intended to provide you with information for complete control of your vehicle. Its extensive array...
  • Page 30 Opening and closing Opening and closing Keys/remote control New remote controls To obtain additional or replace lost keys, new...
  • Page 31 At a glance > Language on Control Display, refer to Central locking system page 90 > 12h/24h clock format,...
  • Page 32 Unlocking Opening and closing Press the button. This unlocks the vehicle. Setting unlocking behavior You can set whether the...
  • Page 33 At a glance During opening, the liftgate pivots back Malfunctions and up. Ensure that adequate clearance is The remote...
  • Page 34 Opening and closing: Opening and closing: Opening and closing Using door lock From inside Do not lock the vehicle...
  • Page 35 At a glance > "Lock after driving" BMW X5: liftgate The central locking system automati- cally locks the vehicle...
  • Page 36 1. Press the button. Opening and closing This opens the start menu. 2. Press the controller to open the...
  • Page 37 At a glance > Press the button in the center console. To stop the closing process: > Press the...
  • Page 38 Opening from inside 1. To open the liftgate completely, see above. Opening and closing 2. For the lower position,...
  • Page 39 At a glance 3. Open the liftgate and press the cover back 5. Change to upper field if necessary....
  • Page 40 To stop the opening process: Manually opening or closing Opening and closing > Press the button on the outside...
  • Page 41 At a glance Indicator lamp displays Avoiding unintentional alarms The tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor may be...
  • Page 42 > The engine can only be started if the vehicle Comfort closing Opening and closing detects that the remote...
  • Page 43 At a glance Before driving into a car wash The vehicle can roll if you proceed according to the...
  • Page 44 Separate switches for the rear windows are Safety switch Opening and closing located in the rear. For information on...
  • Page 45 At a glance Raising, opening, closing Opening and closing sunroof and sliding visor together Briefly press the switch beyond...
  • Page 46 Closing without pinch protection 3. Release and disconnect the motor plug. Opening and closing system This significantly reduces the...
  • Page 47 At a glance BMW X6: glass sunroof*, For information on using convenience opera- tion with the remote control or...
  • Page 48 Closing without pinch protection 2. Using the screwdriver, press in the clamps Opening and closing system one after the...
  • Page 49 At a glance 6. Clip the trim piece into the cover panel, arrow 1. Then fold the cover panel...
  • Page 50 Adjusting Adjusting Sitting safely Head restraint A correctly adjusted head restraint reduces the The ideal sitting position can make...
  • Page 51 At a glance Seats Thigh support* Note before adjusting Never attempt to adjust or calibrate your seat while the...
  • Page 52 Differs depending on seat: Lumbar support* Adjusting 1 Backrest You can also adjust the contour of the backrest to...
  • Page 53 At a glance 3. Press the button: 6. Select "Central locking" and press the con- The LED in the...
  • Page 54 Head restraints Front seats: height adjustment Adjusting A correctly adjusted head restraint reduces the risk of spinal injury in...
  • Page 55 At a glance Adjusting side extensions BMW X5: rear seats 2nd row seats With a divided* row of seats...
  • Page 56 Access to 3rd row seats* Make sure that the catch engages Adjusting securely. If it is not properly engaged,...
  • Page 57 At a glance Fastening To maintain the long-term accuracy of this Make sure you hear the latch plate engage...
  • Page 58 The temperature is reduced, if need be, down to Temperature distribution without Adjusting no heat in order to reduce...
  • Page 59 At a glance 4. Turn the controller to adjust the distribu- Mirrors tion. The setting is applied. Exterior mirrors...
  • Page 60 Automatic heating Interior and exterior mirrors, Adjusting Below a certain outdoor temperature, both automatic dimming feature* exterior mirrors are...
  • Page 61 At a glance Steering wheel heating* 4. Select "Steering wheel buttons" and press the controller. Controls Press the button....
  • Page 62 Operating function Adjusting Press the corresponding button on the steering wheel. If you have programmed "Navigation voice instructions" for...
  • Page 63 At a glance Transporting children safely The right place for children row seats on which the child restraint device...
  • Page 64 Locking safety belt Make sure that the LATCH mounts have Transporting children safely 1. Secure the child restraint device...
  • Page 65 At a glance BMW X6 5 Backrest 6 Tether strap of child restraint device When using the cargo bay...
  • Page 66 On center seat with equipment with three rows Transporting children safely of seats: 1. Slide the head restraint upward....
  • Page 67 At a glance Driving Ignition lock Start/Stop button Inserting remote control into ignition lock Controls Driving tips Pressing the...
  • Page 68 The ignition switches off automatically* if the Remote control in ignition lock or with comfort Driving driver's door is...
  • Page 69 At a glance Transmission position P will be engaged: While driving > automatically after approx. 30 minutes If exceptional...
  • Page 70 automatically held in place when standing. The indicator lamp in the instrument Driving When driving up inclines, the system...
  • Page 71 At a glance > the vehicle is braked to a stop during driv- Releasing ing. 1. Open the left-hand...
  • Page 72 Procedure Engaging transmission position Driving 1. Switch on the ignition. > You can only engage transmission posi- 2. Press...
  • Page 73 At a glance The transmission automatically shifts into Sport program and manual mode M/S park if you release the...
  • Page 74 Releasing Driving 1. Slide back the cover of the cup holder and remove the floor mat on the bar...
  • Page 75 At a glance Locking Signaling briefly Press lever to resistance point and hold for as long as you wish...
  • Page 76 Washer/wiper system Activating intermittent operation or Driving rain sensor 1 Switching on wipers Press the button, arrow 3. The...
  • Page 77 At a glance Windshield washer nozzles Both windshield washer nozzles are automati- cally heated with the engine running or...
  • Page 78 One lever for all functions Accelerating with lever Driving Accelerate slightly: Press the lever up to the resistance point,...
  • Page 79 At a glance Accelerating does not deactivate the cruise control. After releasing the accelerator pedal, the stored speed is...
  • Page 80 Everything under control Everything under control Odometer, outside Retrieving date temperature display, clock Press the button on turn signal...
  • Page 81 At a glance Tachometer Engine oil temperature* Controls When the engine is at operating temperature, the engine oil temperature...
  • Page 82 Fuel gauge The following information is displayed: Everything under control > Cruising range > Average speed > Average fuel...
  • Page 83 At a glance Without navigation system*: Entering a distance manually Open "Car Data". 1. Select "Distance to dest. "...
  • Page 84 Starting or stopping the trip computer, or reset- Service requirements Everything under control ting all values: 1. Select "Set"...
  • Page 85 At a glance Displaying service requirements Controls Driving tips Navigation 1 Knob for selecting display 6 Rear brake pads...
  • Page 86 6. Select "Status" and press the controller. 1. Open the start menu. Everything under control 2. Press the controller...
  • Page 87 At a glance Check Control Explanatory text messages The concept The Check Control monitors functions in the vehicle and...
  • Page 88 Some Check Control messages are displayed Everything under control until the malfunctions have been rectified. They cannot be hidden....
  • Page 89 At a glance Speed limit Stopwatch You can enter a speed and a Check Control iDrive, for operating principle...
  • Page 90 Settings on Control Display Everything under control iDrive, for operating principle refer to page 16. 1. Press the button...
  • Page 91 At a glance Setting time format 3. Select "Settings" and press the controller. 1. Select "Time format" and press...
  • Page 92 Volume of warning tones* Everything under control On vehicles equipped with a single drive, you can increase or decrease...
  • Page 93 At a glance Technology for comfort, convenience and safety PDC Park Distance Control* Automatic deactivation After driving approx. 165...
  • Page 94 PDC with visual warning 6. Turn the controller until "View selection" is Technology for comfort, convenience and safety You...
  • Page 95 At a glance Rear view camera* Manually Press the button again; the LED goes out. The concept The rear...
  • Page 96 Parking using pathway and turning Obstacle marking Technology for comfort, convenience and safety circle lines Spatially shaped markings are...
  • Page 97 At a glance Selecting displays 1. Select "Maneuvering aids" and press the controller, refer to Activating driver assis- tance...
  • Page 98 Cleaning rear view camera est possible braking distance during full brak- Technology for comfort, convenience and safety ing. This...
  • Page 99 At a glance Activating DSC For better control Press the button; the indicator lamp in the The indicator lamp...
  • Page 100 15 mph/25 km/h. Technology for comfort, convenience and safety You can specify a target speed within the same range...
  • Page 101 At a glance Displays* in instrument panel > Normal: The comfortable basic setting offers opti- mum comfort when traveling....
  • Page 102 longer holds the vehicle after approx. 2 seconds The initialization must be repeated after Technology for comfort, convenience and...
  • Page 103 At a glance 5. Change to upper field if necessary. Turn the refer to page 256, do not continue...
  • Page 104 the tire inflation pressure has dropped consid- All wheels are yellow Technology for comfort, convenience and safety erably in...
  • Page 105 At a glance If the vehicle is not equipped with run- flat tires as provided at the factory, refer...
  • Page 106 > If a wheel without TPM electronics is function indicator is illuminated, the system Technology for comfort, convenience and...
  • Page 107 At a glance Brake force display* BMW X6 BMW X5 Controls On the left: normal braking. On the right:...
  • Page 108 the upholstery in the center of the steering the sitting position, transport the correspond- Technology for comfort, convenience and...
  • Page 109 At a glance The front and side airbags on the front pas- senger side are activated. > The indicator...
  • Page 110 5. Change to upper field if necessary. Turn the 6. Change into the second field from the top. Technology...
  • Page 111 At a glance Care instructions Important information on this topic is provided on page 268. Only clean the cover...
  • Page 112 Lamps Lamps Parking lamps/low beams Automatic headlamp control* In switch position 3, the system activates the low beams and...
  • Page 113 At a glance 5. Change to upper field if necessary. Turn the 6. Select "Pathway lighting" and press the...
  • Page 114 Adaptive Head Light* Roadside parking lamps, left or right* Lamps You also enjoy the option of lighting up just...
  • Page 115 At a glance Instrument lighting Reading lamps Controls Reading lamps are provided in the front and You can control...
  • Page 116 Climate Climate 1 Air toward the windshield and side windows 2 Air for the upper body region, refer to...
  • Page 117 At a glance Automatic climate control with 2-zone control Controls 1 Seat heating and ventilation, driver's 9 AUC Automatic...
  • Page 118 3. Select "Automatic programs" and press the or left repeatedly until the driver's or front Climate controller. passenger side...
  • Page 119 At a glance > Individual program Front passenger side: 4 Air for the upper body Selecting program 5 Air...
  • Page 120 By pressing the button repeatedly, you can Switching automatic climate control on Climate request three operating modes: and off...
  • Page 121 At a glance Ventilation in rear heating is switched off, the blower can be used to recirculate the air...
  • Page 122 The current setting for the temperature and the Temperature Climate air volume is shown on display 3. Set the...
  • Page 123 At a glance Ventilation in rear Parked-car ventilation* The concept The parked-car ventilation blows air into the passenger compartment...
  • Page 124 The symbol on the display of the automatic Activating activation time Climate climate control flashes. Move the controller to...
  • Page 125 At a glance Practical interior accessories Integrated universal remote HomeLink is a registered trademark of Johnson Controls, Inc.< control*...
  • Page 126 The corresponding memory button 1 is now The corresponding memory button 1 is now Practical interior accessories programmed with...
  • Page 127 At a glance The display indicates the cardinal or intercardi- nal direction in which you are currently driving. Operating...
  • Page 128 Calibrating digital compass Practical interior accessories Calibrate the digital compass In the following Roller sun blinds for rear side...
  • Page 129 At a glance Center armrest front If you do so, they could cause personal injury to occupants during braking...
  • Page 130 Rear BMW X6 Practical interior accessories BMW X5 Slide the cover forward. Remove the beverage container before Unlock the...
  • Page 131 At a glance Rear Rear BMW X6 Controls Refer to Cigarette lighter, front. Slide the cover back. Driving tips...
  • Page 132 In rear center console Rear center armrest Practical interior accessories BMW X6 and BMW X5 with 3rd row seats*...
  • Page 133 At a glance Do not place heavy or hard objects on the BMW X6: cargo bay cover roll-up cover....
  • Page 134 Installing Storage compartments in Practical interior accessories When installing, proceed in the opposite order cargo bay of removal. Depending...
  • Page 135 At a glance Adaptive fixing system* Dividing up cargo bay The adaptive fixing system is used to divide up...
  • Page 136 Ski bag* BMW X6: attach the hook of the ski bag Practical interior accessories retaining strap to the eyelet...
  • Page 137 At a glance Removing ski bag The ski bag can be completely removed, e.g. for faster drying or to...
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  • Page 139: Driving tips Driving tips This section is designed to provide you with extra support by supplying information useful in dealing with...
  • Page 140 Things to remember when driving Things to remember when driving Break-in period Following part replacement Observe the break-in instructions...
  • Page 141 At a glance speed. This is the fastest way for the cold General driving notes engine to reach its...
  • Page 142 planing, and is characterized by a partial or gear in which the least braking is required. Even Things to...
  • Page 143 At a glance General information on the care of your BMW is damage the vehicle and produce unstable provided...
  • Page 144 BMW X6: BMW X6 Things to remember when driving The permissible load is the total of the weight of...
  • Page 145 At a glance Securing cargo to the vehicle's occupants during abrupt brak- ing or evasive maneuvers. BMW X5 Use...
  • Page 146 Driving on poor roads > After driving through water at low speed, Things to remember when driving lightly press...
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  • Page 149: Navigation Navigation This chapter describes how you can enter destinations and specify your route so that your navigation system guides...
  • Page 150 Starting navigation system* Starting navigation system Your navigation system can use satellites to Display in assistance window ascertain the...
  • Page 151 At a glance 4. Turn the controller until "Language / Units" is selected and press the controller. 5. Change...
  • Page 152 Destination entry Destination entry In entering your destination you can select from Opening navigation system among the following options:...
  • Page 153 At a glance Entering a destination Selecting country manually 1. Select "State / Province" or the displayed country and...
  • Page 154 4. If necessary, enter more letters. > Enter a blank space: Destination entry The list gradually grows smaller each...
  • Page 155 At a glance The related town/city is displayed after the Starting destination guidance with street name. manual destination entry...
  • Page 156 Selecting country The town/city can also be selected from the list Destination entry 1. Wait for the system to...
  • Page 157 At a glance Select this entry with {Yes} if necessary. Then 3. Select "Input map" and press the controller....
  • Page 158 > "Return to map" changes back to the Destination entry "Input map". > Exit the menu. 4. Press the...
  • Page 159 At a glance > To start a new search: Select the symbol and press the con- troller. To exit...
  • Page 160 > Delete all entries: 4. Enter name and address, also refer to Destination entry Select "Delete list". The destination...
  • Page 161 At a glance Selecting destinations from address 4. Change entry. book For operation, refer to Entering a destina- 1....
  • Page 162 Home address Selecting route Destination entry You can store your current position or the cur- You can influence the...
  • Page 163 At a glance 4. Press the controller. Word matching principle The system supports the word matching princi- ple to...
  • Page 164 Destination guidance Destination guidance Starting destination by spoken instructions and the display of the direction arrow. guidance Via programmable...
  • Page 165 At a glance Controls When you park the vehicle before reaching the 1 Switching voice instructions on/off entered destination,...
  • Page 166 To exit from the menu: 5 Changing map display Destination guidance Select the arrow and press the controller. >...
  • Page 167 At a glance Controls To exit from the menu: 4. Turn the controller until "Language / Units" Select the...
  • Page 168 Setting volume of voice instructions The route is recalculated. Destination guidance The volume can only be adjusted while a...
  • Page 169 At a glance During destination guidance, the traffic infor- mation on the planned route is marked with a yellow...
  • Page 170 Displaying detailed traffic information Destination guidance Road closed Select traffic information from the displayed list and press the controller....
  • Page 171 At a glance Traffic information during destination Displaying current position guidance You can have your current position displayed If...
  • Page 172 What to do if … What to do if … What to do if … > the system stops...
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  • Page 175: Entertainment Entertainment Operation of the radio and CD as well as their tone settings are described in this chapter. Online...
  • Page 176 On/Off and settings On/Off and settings The following audio sources have shared con- Equipment with two drives trols and...
  • Page 177 At a glance You have the following choices: Tone control > "FM" and "AM": radio reception You can alter...
  • Page 178 2. Move the controller to the left or right to 2. Turn the controller: On/Off and settings select "Treble"...
  • Page 179 At a glance Professional HiFi System* 2. Move the controller to the left or right to You can choose...
  • Page 180 Radio Radio Your radio provides reception of the FM and AM Changing stations wavebands. Listening to radio Turn the...
  • Page 181 At a glance To change the selection criterion: Selecting frequency manually 1. Change into the second field from the...
  • Page 182 5. Select "Autostore" and press the controller. 5. Select "Store" and press the controller. Radio The display of the...
  • Page 183 At a glance High Definition Radio* Many stations transmit both analog and digital signals. You can receive these stations...
  • Page 184 With some stations the digital signals are not 1. Select "FM" or "AM" and press the control- Radio transmitted...
  • Page 185 At a glance Displaying additional information Weather Service. Details are also provided on With the digital stations, additional information...
  • Page 186 Satellite radio* Satellite radio You can receive over 100 different channels Enabling with high sound quality. 1. Select a...
  • Page 187 At a glance Selecting and storing channel The channels of this category are displayed. 5. Select a channel marked...
  • Page 188 Storing channel Notes Satellite radio 1. Select desired channel. If no signal can be received for more than four...
  • Page 189CD player and CD changer* At a glance Listening to CDs 3. Change to upper field if necessary. Select "CD"...
  • Page 190 4. Change to the second field from the top if Compressed audio files CD player and CD changer necessary....
  • Page 191 At a glance 1. Press the controller. To end sampling: 2. Select "Details" and press the controller. 1. Press...
  • Page 192 2. Select "Repeat" and press the controller. Random play sequence CD player and CD changer In this mode, the...
  • Page 193 At a glance CD changer Do not continue to push on the CD; this may cause it to jam...
  • Page 194 Notes When the LEDs stop flashing rapidly, the CD/ CD player and CD changer DVD changer is once more...
  • Page 195DVD changer* At a glance Installation position Do not push in the DVD until the LEDs 1 on the DVD...
  • Page 196 Removing all DVDs from DVD changer Playing DVDs DVD changer 1. Hold down the button. Depending on the equipment...
  • Page 197 At a glance ward and reverse, or freeze frame. 3. Press the controller repeatedly to increase A DVD can...
  • Page 198 Adjusting brightness and contrast DVD format DVD changer 1. Press the controller during playback. 1. Press the controller during...
  • Page 199 At a glance 4. Select the language of the subtitles and 1. Press the controller during playback. confirm by...
  • Page 200 4. Change into the second field if necessary, The behavior during playback of the DVD DVD changer select the...
  • Page 201 At a glance permissible for correspondingly protected media to be produced for private use. The copying of this technology...
  • Page 202 AUX-In connection AUX-In connection You can connect an external audio device, e.g. 3. Change to upper field if necessary....
  • Page 203USB audio interface* At a glance You can connect an external audio device or iPod/iPhone USB device to the USB...
  • Page 204 Starting audio playback Via programmable memory buttons USB audio interface You can save the "USB" function on the pro-...
  • Page 205 At a glance Repeating a track Notes 1. Select the current track and press the con- Do not subject...
  • Page 206 DVD system in rear* DVD system in rear With the DVD system in the rear you can play Controls...
  • Page 207 At a glance Connecting headphones You can connect headphones with a jack plug 1/8 in/3.5 mm or operate them...
  • Page 208 > Press the button: 3. Select "AUX / Rear" and press the control- DVD system in rear Activating menu...
  • Page 209 At a glance An overview of the coding zones: the entire DVD is being played. It is not possible...
  • Page 210 3. Press the button. Freeze frame DVD system in rear 4. Press the button several times to 1. Press...
  • Page 211 At a glance > "Tone": Opening DVD-specific menu > "Treble / Bass" and "Balance": Additional functions may be available...
  • Page 212 3. Select a track. > "Repeat track": DVD system in rear Repeat the selected track. > "Repeat directory": Repeat...
  • Page 213 At a glance Selecting a track > "Reset": The settings are reset to the default Buttons on CD/DVD player...
  • Page 214 3. Select a track. > "Tone": DVD system in rear > "Treble / Bass" and "Balance": Separately adjustable for...
  • Page 215 At a glance Displaying overview Adjusting 1. Select the subdirectory if necessary. 1. Press the button. 2. Select "Overview"....
  • Page 216 Information on CD/DVD To play the information on the other side, turn DVD system in rear over the DVD....
  • Page 217 At a glance Humidity External device High levels of humidity can lead to condensa- tion on the CD/DVD or...
  • Page 218 Settings for external devices > "Video Format": DVD system in rear 1. Press the button during playback. > "Standard"...
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  • Page 221: Communications Communications This chapter summarizes how to operate your mobile phone using iDrive or voice control and how to use...
  • Page 222 Telephoning* Telephoning The concept tracted can endanger vehicle occupants and other road users.< Your BMW is equipped with a...
  • Page 223 At a glance It may not be possible to establish a telephone Switching on ignition connection using the mobile...
  • Page 224 7. Change into the second field from the top, Preparation with mobile phone Telephoning select "Phone" and press the...
  • Page 225 At a glance As soon as a mobile phone is detected by the To repeat pairing: vehicle, the phone...
  • Page 226 List of paired mobile phones 7. Select "Move device up" and press the con- Telephoning The mobile phones for...
  • Page 227 At a glance With a single drive: 3. Select "Settings" and press the controller. > Select the desired mobile...
  • Page 228 Adjusting volume To optimize the speech quality during a call, we Telephoning recommend that you: > Reduce background noises,...
  • Page 229 At a glance Accepting a call To delete the last digit: Press the button on the steering wheel. Move...
  • Page 230 2. "End call" is selected. Dialing phone numbers from phone Telephoning Press the controller. book The list "A -...
  • Page 231 At a glance 5. Change the phone number. Deleting individual entries 6. Select "Dial number" and press the control-...
  • Page 232 You can select the displayed service phone This function is available when a connection Telephoning number if your mobile...
  • Page 233 At a glance For mobile phones that do not automatically Voice commands switch over to the handsfree mode: >...
  • Page 234 Example: dialing phone numbers Telephoning To start the dialog: Press the button on the steering wheel. Command The voice...
  • Page 235 At a glance Creating and editing voice phone Selecting an entry book* The connection to the phone number of...
  • Page 236 2. Insert the snap-in adapter in the front and Removing mobile phone Telephoning press it downward until it engages....
  • Page 237BMW Assist* At a glance BMW Assist provides you with various services. Offered services For example, the position data of...
  • Page 238 on route planning, traffic conditions, and the Roadside assistance BMW Assist weather. With Critical Calling, you can make a...
  • Page 239 At a glance BMW TeleServices* 6. Select "Auto Request" and press the con- troller. Automatic BMW Teleservice call* The...
  • Page 240 5. Select "Start service" and press the con- The activated BMW TeleServices services BMW Assist troller. are displayed. The...
  • Page 241 At a glance Concierge service* Displaying transferred data When you call the BMW Assist concierge ser- Select the received...
  • Page 242 3. Turn the controller until "Settings" is Requirements BMW Assist selected and press the controller. > Make sure that...
  • Page 243 At a glance 5. Change to upper field if necessary. Turn the controller until "Enabled Assist services" is selected...
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  • Page 245: Mobility Mobility This section helps you maintain your mobility by supplying important information on vital topics including fuels and lubricants,...
  • Page 246 Refueling Refueling Switch off the engine before refueling. Releasing manually When handling fuel, always observe all If an electrical...
  • Page 247 At a glance Fuel specifications BMW X5 with BMW Advanced Diesel: Required fuel Gasoline engine: required fuel Ultra-low sulfur...
  • Page 248 In order to be able to start the engine in the Do not drive until the displayed remaining Refueling...
  • Page 249 At a glance Only refill the diesel exhaust fluid Open reservoir for diesel exhaust fluid yourself in exceptional circumstances...
  • Page 250 Pull bottle back, refer to arrow, and unscrew has been driven for a few more minutes, this Refueling it....
  • Page 251 At a glance Wheels and tires Tire inflation pressure Pressure specifications The tables below provide all the correct inflation...
  • Page 252 Tire inflation pressures for speeds Wheels and tires above 100 mph/160 km/h In order to drive at maximum speeds...
  • Page 253 At a glance Tire inflation pressures X5 xDrive30i/X5 xDrive48i/X5 xDrive35d with two rows of seats Tire size Pressure specifications...
  • Page 254 Tire inflation pressures X5 xDrive30i/X5 xDrive48i/X5 xDrive35d with two rows Wheels and tires of seats Tire size Pressure specifications...
  • Page 255 At a glance Tire inflation pressure X6 xDrive35i Tire size Pressure specifications in psi/kPa Traveling speeds Traveling speeds up...
  • Page 256 Tire identification marks Uniform Tire Quality Grading Wheels and tires Quality grades can be found where applicable Knowledge of...
  • Page 257 At a glance Temperature 0.063 in/1.6 mm. At tread depths below 0.12 in/ The temperature grades are A, the...
  • Page 258 Run-flat tires The right wheels and tires Wheels and tires When mounting new tires or changing over from summer...
  • Page 259 At a glance Tire Pressure Monitor cannot detect a flat tire, Rotating wheels between axles refer to page 101....
  • Page 260 Under the hood Under the hood Never attempt to perform any service or Closing repair operations on your vehicle...
  • Page 261 At a glance Engine compartment BMW X5 Controls Driving tips Navigation 1 Filler neck for washer fluid of the...
  • Page 262 BMW X6 Under the hood 1 Filler neck for washer fluid of the headlamp 3 Starting-aid terminal, refer to...
  • Page 263 At a glance 5. Change to upper field if necessary. Turn the Adding engine oil controller until "Service requirements"...
  • Page 264 Approved engine oils Coolant Under the hood The quality of the engine oil has critical signifi- Do not add...
  • Page 265 At a glance Maintenance BMW maintenance system > Legally mandated inspections depending on local regulations Service data in remote...
  • Page 266 Socket for OBD Onboard Event Data Recorders Maintenance Diagnostics interface Your vehicle may be equipped with one or sev-...
  • Page 267 At a glance Care Car-care products Car washes Give preference to cloth car washes. For the cleaning and care...
  • Page 268 Steam cleaners/high-pressure Wiper blades Care cleaning jets Clean with soapy water and replace regularly to When using steam cleaners...
  • Page 269 At a glance with shampoo added to it. For additional treat- Leather/leather-covered paneling ment, use chrome polish. The leather...
  • Page 270 Safety belts Care Do not use cleansers to clean the safety belts since this can destroy the web- bing.<...
  • Page 271 At a glance Replacing components Onboard toolkit BMW X5: rear Controls Driving tips 1. Lift off the wiper arm...
  • Page 272 When performing care and maintenance on the bulb is accidentally damaged during replace- Replacing components headlamps, please observe the...
  • Page 273 At a glance Sports Activity Vehicle Center or a work- Turn signal shop that works according to BMW repair...
  • Page 274 Brake force display 6. Position the cargo bay lamp and clip it in, Replacing components 1. Carefully remove the...
  • Page 275 At a glance the fog lamps, provided traffic laws in your area 4. Install in the reverse order. do...
  • Page 276 shop that works according to BMW repair 3. Remove bulb holder along with bulb and Replacing components procedures with...
  • Page 277 At a glance Changing wheels Your BMW is equipped with run-flat tires as standard. As a result, it is...
  • Page 278 far as possible from passing traffic and on solid Removing compact wheel Replacing components ground. Switch on the hazard...
  • Page 279 At a glance 2. Guide the jack head into the rectangular 3. Check and correct the tire inflation pressure...
  • Page 280 Vehicle Center or bring them to a collection In interior Replacing components point. Maintain the battery in an upright...
  • Page 281 At a glance Giving and receiving assistance Emergency request As soon as the voice connection to the BMW Assist...
  • Page 282 replace the contents concerned in good time if can also use the same method to help start Giving and...
  • Page 283 At a glance 2. Attach one end of the jumper cable plus/+ Tow-starting and towing to the positive terminal...
  • Page 284 Being towed Only attach the tow bar to the tow fittings, Giving and receiving assistance Make sure that the...
  • Page 285Online Edition for Part no. 01 41 2 600 809 - © 09/08 BMW AG 283 Reference Mobility Communications Entertainment...
  • Page 286Online Edition for Part no. 01 41 2 600 809 - © 09/08 BMW AG
  • Page 287: Reference Reference This chapter contains the technical data, the short commands of the voice activation system, and the index that...
  • Page 288 Technical data Technical data Engine data BMW X5 X5 xDrive30i X5 xDrive48i X5 xDrive35d Displacement cu in/cmμ 182.8/2,996 292.9/4,799...
  • Page 289 At a glance Dimensions BMW X5 All dimensions given in inches/mm. Controls Driving tips Navigation Communications Entertainment Smallest turning...
  • Page 290 BMW X6 Technical data All dimensions given in inches/mm. Smallest turning circle diam.: 42.0 ft/12.8 m Height with roof...
  • Page 291 At a glance Weights BMW X5 X5 xDrive30i X5 xDrive48i X5 xDrive35d Approved gross vehicle weight lbs./kg 6,327/2,870 6,537/2,965...
  • Page 292 Capacities Technical data BMW X5 Notes Fuel tank US gal/liters approx. 22.5/85 Fuel grade: page 245 of that reserve...
  • Page 293 At a glance Short commands of voice activation system* With short commands you can carry out certain item is...
  • Page 294 Navigation Short commands of voice activation system Function Command To open navigation system 150 {Navigation} To open "Enter address"...
  • Page 295 At a glance Entertainment Function Command Tone control 175 {Audio} To switch on radio 178 {Radio on}, {FM} or...
  • Page 296 Climate Short commands of voice activation system Function Command To adjust temperature distribution for front seat {Seat heater distribution}...
  • Page 297Online Edition for Part no. 01 41 2 600 809 - © 09/08 BMW AG 295 Reference Mobility Communications Entertainment...
  • Page 298 Everything from A to Z Everything from A to Z Index "..." Identifies Control Display Adjusting temperature with All-season...
  • Page 299 At a glance Ashtray Automatic curb monitor 58 Avoiding highways for – front 128 Automatic garage door navigation 160...
  • Page 300 "BMW Brake system 138 "Camera view Everything from A to Z Assist" 236, 237, 238, 239 – brake pads...
  • Page 301 At a glance Cargo bay CD changer 187 Checking the air pressure, – capacity 289 – compressed audio files...
  • Page 302 Compartments, refer to Coolant 262 "Delete data" for Everything from A to Z Storage compartments 127 – checking level...
  • Page 303 At a glance Digital Versatile Disc, refer to "Door locks" 30, 31, 83 DVD changer 193 – DVD changer...
  • Page 304 Dynamic Performance Engine Event Data Recorders 264 Everything from A to Z Control 97 – breaking-in 138 Exhaust system,...
  • Page 305 At a glance Flat tire Fuel consumption display H – changing wheels 275 – computer, average fuel – compact...
  • Page 306 Height adjustment iDrive 16 Inflation pressure monitoring Everything from A to Z – seats 49 – assistance window 20...
  • Page 307 At a glance Interior rearview mirror 58 "Last seat pos." 51 Locking and unlocking doors – automatic dimming LATCH...
  • Page 308 Malfunction warnings, refer to Mirrors 57 N Everything from A to Z Check Control 85 – automatic curb monitor...
  • Page 309 At a glance Neck support, refer to Head Operation by voice for mobile Parking aid restraints 52 phone 231...
  • Page 310 "Play" R "Rear enabled" 204 Everything from A to Z – for DVD system in rear 210 Rear entertainment,...
  • Page 311 At a glance "Redial" for mobile phone 228 "Reset" 101, 103 RSC Runflat System Reflectors, refer to Tail –...
  • Page 312 Scan Selecting frequency "Short route" in Everything from A to Z – CD changer 189 manually 179 navigation 160...
  • Page 313 At a glance Special oils, refer to Approved Steering wheel Swiveling headlamps, refer to engine oils 262 – adjusting...
  • Page 314 3rd row seats 54 "Title" for DVD system in Traffic information for Everything from A to Z Tightening torque...
  • Page 315 At a glance Universal garage-door Ventilation 118 Washer/wiper system 74 opener, refer to Integrated – draft-free 118 – rain...
  • Page 316 Winter diesel 245 Everything from A to Z Winter tires 257 – storage 257 "With highways" in navigation 160...
  • Page 317 More about BMW The Ultimate bmwusa.com Driving Machine 01 41 2 600 809 ue *BL2600809009* Online Edition for Part...
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