BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Front head restraints

General information

The current head restraint position can be stored using the memory function.

Safety information

Warning

Removal or incorrect adjustment of head restraints can cause injuries in the head and neck area. There is a risk of injury.

Warning

Body parts can be jammed when moving the head restraint. There is a risk of injury. Make sure that the area of movement is clear when moving the head restraint.

Warning

Objects on the head restraint reduce the protective effect in the head and neck area. There is a risk of injury.

Active head restraint

In the event of a rear-end collision with a certain severity, the active head restraint automatically reduces the distance from the head.

Have the active head restraint checked and if necessary replaced in the case of damage or if it was exposed to an accident.

Adjusting the height

Seats, mirrors and steering wheel

Press switch up or down.

Adjusting distance

Seats, mirrors and steering wheel

After setting the distance, make sure that the head restraint engages correctly.

Adjusting the side extensions

Seats, mirrors and steering wheel

Fold the side extensions on the head restraint forward for increased lateral support in the resting position.

Removing

The head restraints cannot be removed.

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