BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: Seats, mirrors, and steering wheel

Electrically adjustable seats

Electrically adjustable seats

  1. Thigh support
  2. Forward/backward, height, seat tilt
  3. Upper backrest
  4. Backrest width
  5.  Lumbar support
  6. Backrest tilt, head restraint

Adjusting the head restraint


Adjusting the head restraint

Push switch up or down.

Adjust distance: manual head restraints

Adjust distance: manual head restraints

  • Back: press the button and push the head restraint toward the rear.
  • Forward: pull the head restraint toward the front.

Adjusting the distance: power head restraints

The head restraint is automatically repositioned when the upper backrest is adjusted.

Side extensions

Side extensions

Fold the side extensions forward to increase lateral support.

Adjusting the exterior mirrors

Adjusting the exterior mirrors

  1. Adjusting
  2. Selecting a mirror, Automatic Curb Monitor
  3. Folding in and out

Adjusting the steering wheel

Electrical steering wheel adjustment

Electrical steering wheel adjustment

Press the switch to adjust the forward/back position and height of the steering wheel to the seat position.

Memory function


The following settings can be stored and, if necessary, retrieved using the memory function:

  • Seat position.
  • Exterior mirror position.
  • Steering wheel position.
  • Height of the Head-up Display.


  1. Set the desired position.
  2.   Press button on the
    door. The writing on the button lights up.
  3.  Press the desired button 1 or 2 at the door while the writing is lit. A signal sounds.

Calling up settings

Press the desired button 1 or 2.



    Radio Changing the entertainment source CD/DVD drive Eject CD/DVD Changing the station/track Programmable memory buttons Sound output on/off, volume Waveband/satellite radio Navigation desti

     Infotainment- Using the phone

    Accepting a call Depending on the equipment, incoming calls can be answered in several ways. Via iDrive: "Accept" Press the corresponding button on the steering wheel. Via the selection list

     On the road


     Driving Dynamics Control

    Concept The Driving Dynamics Control influences the driving dynamics properties of the vehicle. The vehicle can be adjusted depending on the situation using various driving modes. General information The following systems are affected, for instance: Engine characteristics. Steptronic transmissio

     Reducing fuel consumption

    Vehicle features and options This chapter describes all standard, country-specific 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

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