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Contents
Overview
Controls and features
Cockpit 16
Instrument cluster 18
Indicator and warning lamps 22
Multifunction steering wheel
(MFL) 25
Hazard warning flashers 27
Warning triangle 27
First-aid kit 27
Refueling 28
Fuel specifications 29
Tire inflation pressure 29
Locks and security systems:
Keys 34
Electronic vehicle
immobilizer 35
Central locking system 36
Opening and closing – from the
outside 36
With the key 36
Opening and closing – from the
inside 40
Luggage compartment lid/
Tailgate 41
Luggage compartment 44
Alarm system 45
Electric power windows 47
Sliding/Tilt sunroof 48
Adjustments:
Seats 50
Steering wheel 54
Mirrors 54
Seat, mirror and steering wheel
memory 56
Car Memory, Key Memory 58
Passenger safety systems:
Safety belts 59
Airbags 60
Child restraints 64
Child seat security 66
Child-safety locks 66
Driving:
Steering/Ignition lock 67
Starting the engine 68
Switching off the engine 69
Parking brake 69
Manual transmission 70
Automatic transmission 71
Automatic transmission with
Steptronic 74
Indicator/Headlamp flasher 77
Wiper/Washer system 77
Rear window defroster 79
Cruise control 80
Everything under control:
Odometer, outside temperature
display 82
Tachometer 83
Energy control 83
Fuel gauge 83
Temperature gauge 84
Service Interval Display 84
Check Control 85
Onboard computer 88
Technology for safety and
convenience:
Park Distance Control (PDC) 90
Automatic Stability Control plus
Traction (ASC+T)/Dynamic
Stability Control (DSC) 91
Tire Pressure Control (RDC) 92
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BMW 540 Owners Manuals Summary of Content

Contents OverviewControls and features Cockpit 16Instrument cluster 18Indicator and warning lamps 22Multifunction steering wheel (MFL) 25Hazard warning flashers 27Warning triangle 27First-aid kit 27Refueling 28Fuel specifications 29Tire inflation pressure 29 Locks and security systems: Keys 34Electronic vehicle immobilizer 35Central locking system 36Opening and closing from the outside 36With the key 36Opening and closing from the inside 40Luggage compartment lid/Tailgate 41Luggage compartment 44Alarm system 45Electric power windows 47Sliding/Tilt sunroof 48 Adjustments: Seats 50Steering wheel 54Mirrors 54Seat, mirror and steering wheel memory 56Car Memory, Key Memory 58 Passenger safety systems: Safety belts 59Airbags 60Child restraints 64Child seat security 66Child-safety locks 66 Driving: Steering/Ignition lock 67Starting the engine 68Switching off the engine 69Parking brake 69Manual transmission 70Automatic transmission 71Automatic transmission withSteptronic 74Indicator/Headlamp flasher 77Wiper/Washer system 77Rear window defroster 79Cruise control 80 Everything under control: Odometer, outside temperature display 82Tachometer 83Energy control 83Fuel gauge 83Temperature gauge 84Service Interval Display 84Check Control 85Onboard computer 88 Technology for safety and convenience: Park Distance Control (PDC) 90Automatic Stability Control plus Traction (ASC+T)/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) 91Tire Pressure Control (RDC) 92Online Edition for Part No. 01 41 0 155 012 - 07/99 BMW AG