2019 BMW X3 — Owner's Manual – Page #125

Posted on 21 Feb, 2020
Model: 2019 BMW X3
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Pull the switch and hold it. The vehicle brakes
hard while the switch is being pulled.
The indicator light in the instrument clus‐
ter illuminates red, a signal sounds, and
the brake lights illuminate.
A Check Control message is displayed.
If the vehicle is slowed down to a speed of ap‐
prox. 2 mph/3 km/h the parking brake is set.
Releasing manually
Switch on drive-ready state.
Steptronic transmission: press the
switch while the brake is pressed or selector
lever position P is set.
The LED and indicator light go out.
The parking brake is released.
Automatic release
The parking brake is released automatically
when you drive away.
The LED and indicator light go out.
Automatic Hold
This system assists the driver by automatically
setting and releasing the brake, such as when
moving in stop-and-go traffic.
The vehicle is automatically held in place when it
is stationary.
On uphill grades the system prevents the vehicle
from rolling backward when driving off.
General information
Under the following conditions, the parking brake
is automatically engaged:
Drive-ready state is switched off.
The driver's door is opened while the vehicle
is stationary.
The moving vehicle is brought to a standstill
using the parking brake.
The indicator light changes from green
to red.
Safety information
An unsecured vehicle can begin to move and
possibly roll away. There is a risk of an accident.
Before exiting, secure the vehicle against roll‐
In order to ensure that the vehicle is secured
against rolling away, follow the following:
Set the parking brake.
On uphill grades or on a downhill slope,
turn the front wheels in the direction of the
On uphill grades or on a downhill slope,
also secure the vehicle, for instance with a
wheel chock.
Unattended children or animals can cause the
vehicle to move and endanger themselves and
traffic, for instance due to the following actions:
Pressing the Start/Stop button.
Releasing the parking brake.
Opening and closing the doors or win‐
Engaging selector lever position N.
Using vehicle equipment.
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