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BMW X5: Indicator/warning lights, Red lights

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2022 Owners Manual / Controls / Displays / Indicator/warning lights, Red lights

Principle

Indicator/warning lights in the instrument cluster display the status of some functions in the vehicle and indicate when a fault is present in the monitored systems.

General information

The indicator/warning lights can light up in a variety of combinations and colors.

Several of the lights are checked for proper functioning and light up temporarily when drive-ready state is switched on.

Red lights

Safety belt reminder

Indicator light flashes or is illuminated: safety belt on the driver or passenger side is not buckled. The safety belt reminder can also be activated if objects are placed on the front passenger seat.

Make sure that the safety belts are positioned correctly.

Safety belt reminder for rear seats

The safety belt is not buckled on the corresponding rear seat.

The displays may vary depending on the equipment version and country variant.

Airbag system

Airbag system and seat belt tensioner may not be working.

Have the vehicle checked immediately by a dealer's service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Parking brake

The parking brake is set.

Additional information: For releasing the parking brake.

Brake system

Brake system impaired. Continue to drive moderately.

Have the vehicle checked immediately by a dealer's service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Approach control warning with light braking function

The indicator light is illuminated: prewarning.

Brake and increase distance.

Indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: acute warning. Brake and make an evasive maneuver, if necessary.

Additional information: Approach control warning with light braking function.

Intersection collision warning

The indicator light is illuminated: risk of collision with crossing vehicle.

Indicator light is illuminated: risk of collision with vehicle without detectable driving direction or prewarning for vehicles that cross own driving direction.

Intervene yourself, for instance by braking.

Indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: acute warning when vehicles cross own driving direction.

Brake and make an evasive maneuver, if necessary.

Additional information: Intersection collision warning.

Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation

Indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: imminent collision with a detected person or a cyclist.

Intervene immediately by braking or make an evasive maneuver.

Additional information: Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation.

Night Vision with pedestrian and animal detection

An infrared camera scans the area in front of the vehicle and issues a warning if it detects pedestrians and animals on the street.

The indicator light is illuminated: prewarning.

Brake and make an evasive maneuver, if necessary.

Indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: acute warning. Immediate braking or evading maneuver.

Additional information: Night Vision with pedestrian and animal detection.

Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function

Indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: braking and evading.

Additional information: Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function.

Steering Assistant

Indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: the system will be switched off.

Additional information: Steering and Lane Control Assistant.

Drive power

Reduced drive power due to an overheated drivetrain.

Additional information: Power gauge.

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