BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Opening and closing

Buttons on the vehicle key

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  1. Unlocking
  2. Locking
  3. To open the tailgate
  4. Panic mode, pathway lighting

Unlocking the vehicle

Press the button on the vehicle key.

Depending on the settings, either only the driver's door or all vehicle access points are unlocked.

If only the driver's door is unlocked, press the button on the vehicle key again to unlock the other vehicle access points.

Press and hold the button on the vehicle key after unlocking.

The windows and the glass sunroof are opened, as long as the button on the vehicle key is pressed.

Locking the vehicle

1. Close the driver's door.

2. Press the button on the vehicle key.

All vehicle access points are locked.

Buttons for the central locking system

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Buttons for the central locking system.

Locking

Press the button with the front doors closed.

The fuel filler flap remains unlocked.

Unlocking

Press the button.

Panic mode

You can trigger the alarm system if you find yourself in a dangerous situation.

To switch off the alarm: press any button.

Comfort Access

Principle

The vehicle can be accessed without operating the vehicle key.

Carrying the vehicle key with you, e.g., in your pants pocket, is sufficient.

The vehicle automatically detects the vehicle key when it is in close proximity or in the car's interior.

Unlocking the vehicle

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Grasp the handle of a vehicle door completely.

Locking the vehicle

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Touch the grooved surface on the handle of a closed vehicle door with your finger for approx.

1 second without grasping the door handle.

Opening and closing the tailgate with no-touch activation

Principle

The tailgate can be opened and closed with no-touch activation using the vehicle key you are carrying.

Performing the foot movement

1. Stand in the middle behind the vehicle at approx. one arm's length away from the rear of the vehicle.

2. Wave a foot under the vehicle in the driving direction and immediately pull it back. With this movement, the leg must pass through the ranges of both sensors.

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Tailgate

Opening

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Selector lever position P must be engaged to open the tailgate with the vehicle key.

Closing

1. Without Comfort Access: closing the lower tailgate manually.

With Comfort Access: the lower tailgate will be closed automatically with the upper tailgate.

2. Press the button on the inside of the upper tailgate.

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