BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Emergency Call

Intelligent emergency call

Principle

In case of an emergency, an emergency call can be triggered automatically by the system or manually.

General information

Only press the SOS button in an emergency.

The Intelligent Assist system establishes a connection with the BMW Response Center.

For technical reasons, the Emergency Call cannot be guaranteed under unfavorable conditions.

Overview

Breakdown Assistance

SOS button.

Functional requirements

Automatic triggering

Under certain conditions, for instance if the airbags trigger, an emergency call is automatically initiated immediately after an accident of corresponding severity. Automatic Collision Notification is not affected by pressing the SOS button.

Manual triggering

1. Tap the cover.

2. Press and hold the SOS button until the LED in the area of the button illuminates green.

The BMW Response Center ends the emergency call.

Malfunction

The function of the Emergency Request may be impaired.

The LED in the area of the SOS button lights up for approximately 30 seconds. A Check Control message is displayed.

Have it checked by a dealer's service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

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