2021 BMW X3 — Owner's Manual – Page #119

Posted on 14 Aug, 2020
Model: 2021 BMW X3
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Switching off the vehicle during
an automatic engine stop
General information
During an automatic engine stop, the vehicle can
be switched off permanently, for instance when
leaving it.
Steptronic transmission
1. Press the Start/Stop button.
Drive-ready state is switched off.
Standby state is switched on.
Selector lever position P is engaged auto‐
matically.
2. Set the parking brake.
Automatic deactivation
General information
In certain situations, the Auto Start/Stop function
is deactivated automatically for safety reasons,
for instance if no driver is detected.
Malfunction
The Auto Start/Stop function no longer switches
off the engine automatically. A Check Control
message is displayed. It is possible to continue
driving. Have the system checked by a dealer's
service center or another qualified service center
or repair shop.
Parking brake
Concept
The parking brake is used to prevent the vehicle
from rolling when it is parked.
Safety information
Warning
An unsecured vehicle can begin to move and
possibly roll away. There is a risk of accident.
Before exiting, secure the vehicle against roll‐
ing.
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
curb.
On uphill grades or on a downhill slope,
also secure the vehicle, for instance with a
wheel chock.
Warning
Unattended children or animals in the vehicle
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‐
dows.
Engaging selector lever position N.
Using vehicle equipment.
There is a risk of accidents or injuries. Do not
leave children or animals unattended in the ve‐
hicle. Take the vehicle key with you when exit‐
ing and lock the vehicle.
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