BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Electric cargo cover

Principle

The electric cargo cover opens and closes automatically with the tailgate. The cargo cover can be lowered below the cargo floor panel to stow bulky items or luggage.

General information

Items in the range of movement are detected.

The cargo cover stops automatically to prevent damage.

Safety information

Warning

Loose objects or devices with a cable connection to the vehicle, for instance mobile phones, can be thrown about the car's interior while driving, for instance in the event of an accident, braking or evasive maneuver. There is a risk of injury. Secure loose objects or devices with a cable connection to the vehicle in the car's interior.

Warning

Pinching of body parts may occur during operation of the electric cargo cover. Items in the range of movement may damage the cargo cover. There is a risk of injury or risk of damage to property. Make sure that the area of movement of the electric cargo cover is clear during opening and closing. In addition, make sure that the area of movement of the cover in the cargo floor is clear during lowering.

NOTICE

Items on the storage shelf may damage it.

There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Do not deposit any objects on the cargo cover.

NOTICE

The manual operation of the electric cargo cover by hand may damage the cover. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Use the buttons in the cargo area for operation.

Overview

Positions of the cargo cover

Cargo area

Buttons in the vehicle

Cargo area

The buttons of the cargo cover are located in the cargo area on the left side.

Switching between automatic and base position.

Lowering or raising the cargo cover.

Opening the cargo cover

When the tailgate is opened, the cargo cover is opened up to the automatic position.

To open the cargo cover completely up to the base position:

Press the button.

Closing the cargo cover

Press the button.

The cargo cover will be closed up to the automatic position.

When the tailgate is closed, the cargo cover will be closed completely.

The cargo cover will not be closed automatically when it is in the base position while the tailgate is closing.

Lowering the cargo cover

The cargo cover can be lowered to stow bulky luggage.

Press the button.

The cargo cover is lowered below the cargo floor panel.

Raising the cargo cover

Malfunctions

Cargo area

To restore the functionality, close the cargo cover by hand, arrow 1, until it engages in the mounting, arrow 2.

Initializing

Functional requirements

Initializing the system

Press and hold the button until the initialization is finished.

The cargo cover moves to the different positions.

The initialization is finished when a signal sounds.

If the button is released prematurely, the cargo cover will stop. The initialization is terminated.

Press and hold the button to restart the initialization.

Cargo net, FlexNet

General information

The flexible cargo net can also be used for securing the cargo.

Additional information: Load.

Attaching the FlexNet

1. Attach the FlexNet to the side panel with the upper hooks.

2. Attach the FlexNet in the lashing eyes with the lower hooks.

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