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Old 07-31-2012, 11:53 PM   #1
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x5 dash display

I recently bought a 2005 X5 and love it! But am confused by a pattern of yellow/green, orange and red lights on the dashboard (to the right of the oil warning indicator light) the and a button by the gearshift. The manual does not indicate what these features are. Please see attached pics. Thanks in advance.
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:18 AM   #2
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:16 PM   #3
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Service lights and button to activate pdc or just put it in reverse
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Old 05-13-2013, 12:23 AM   #4
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Not sure what the button is, however the lights on the dash..

will go down (will go out from the left, you lost one already) in this order.

5 green
4 green
3 green
2 green
1 green
should not have a service to the car (type 1 or type 2 depending on age / milage)
from this point on you are running danger for service
1 amber
1 amber + 1 red.

There is also a clock in that area somewhere that says the "yearly / 2 yearly stuff neededs doing (like brake / power steering fluid).
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