BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Disposing of Old Batteries User Manual
Disposing of Old Batteries
Have old batteries disposed of by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop or take them to a collection point. Maintain the filled battery in an upright position for transport and storage. Secure the battery so that it does not tip over during transport.
The fuses are located at different places in the vehicle.
Incorrect and repaired fuses can overload electrical lines and components. There is a risk of fire. Never attempt to repair a blown fuse. Do not replace a nonworking fuse with a substitute of another color or amperage rating.
In the car’s interior
The fuses are located in the car’s interior in the front passenger floor area behind a cover.
Loosen fasteners, arrows, and open cover. The fuse box is located on the front right.
In the cargo area
The fuses are located in the cargo area on the right side behind a cover.
Remove the cover on the right side trim. The fuse box may be located behind the sound insulation. Information on the fuse layout, as well as the positions of any other fuse boxes, is available on the Internet: www.bmw.com/fusecard.
Additional fuse boxes
Additional fuse boxes are located in the vehicle. In the case of a malfunction, contact a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.
The vehicle manufacturer recommends that you have a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop replace the fuses.
Vehicle features and options
This chapter describes all standard, country-spe‐cific and optional features offered with the series. It also describes features and functions that are not necessarily available in your vehicle, e.g., due to the selected options or country versions. This also applies to safety-related functions and sys‐tems. When using these functions and systems, the applicable laws and regulations must be ob‐served.
Hazard warning flashers
The button is located in the center console. The red light in the button flashes when the hazard warning flashers are activated.
The warning triangle is located on the inside of the tailgate. Press on the release, arrow 1, and swivel the cover down, arrow 2.
Some of the articles have a limited service life. Check the expiration dates of the contents regularly and replace any expired items promptly.
Storage for the first-aid kit is provided in the right storage compartment of the cargo area.
BMW Roadside Assistance
Contact the BMW Group Roadside Assistance if assistance is needed in the event of a breakdown.
In the event of a breakdown, data on the vehicle’s condition is transmitted to BMW Road‐side Assistance. There are various ways of contacting BMW Roadside Assistance.
- Via a Check Control message. Supplementary text messages, refer to page 154.
- Calling with a mobile phone.
- Via the BMW app.
- Active Connected Drive contract, equipment with intelligent emergency call or BMW Connected
- Drive services. Cellular network reception.
Standby state is switched on.
If the vehicle is equipped with Teleservices, sup‐port is offered through Teleservice Diagnosis.
- “Installed apps”
- “BMW Assist”
- If necessary, “BMW Roadside Assistance” A voice connection is established.
Teleservice Diagnosis enables the wireless transmission of detailed vehicle data that is important for vehicle diagnosis. This data is transmitted automatically. It may be necessary to approve this on the Control Display.
Depending on the country, Teleservice Help enables an in-depth diagnosis of the vehicle by BMW Roadside Assistance via wireless trans‐mission. You can launch Teleservice Help by requesting it through BMW Roadside Assistance.
- Park the vehicle in a safe place.
- Set the parking brake.
- Control Display is switched on.
- Confirm Teleservice Help.
BMW Accident Assistance
BMW Group Accident Assistance can be contacted if assistance is needed in the event of an accident.
If the vehicle sensors detect a minor to a moderately severe accident, which did not trigger any airbags, a Check Control message appears on the instrument cluster. In addition, a text mes‐sage appears on the Control Display. When BMW Accident Assistance is activated, data on the vehicle’s condition is sent to BMW.
- Active Connected Drive contract, equipment with an intelligent emergency call or BMW Connected Drive services.
- Cellular network reception.
- The Standby state is switched on.
Starting BMW Accident Assistance
If an accident is detected automatically A text message relating to BMW Accident Assistance appears on the Control Display. The connection can be established directly:
“Contact accident assistance”
The Check Control message for BMW Accident Assistance can also be called up from the stored Check Control messages for a certain length of time.
Check Control, refer to page 153.
BMW Accident Assistance can also be contacted independently of the automatic accident detection function.
- “Installed apps”
- “BMW Assist”
- “BMW Accident Assistance”
Follow the displays on the Control Display. A voice connection is established.
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