BMW 5 Series: Automatic deactivation during forward 
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The system switches off when a certain driving distance or speed is exceeded.

Switch the system back on if necessary.

    Switching on automatically
    Select transmission position R with the engine running. The Top View and PDC images are displayed if the system is switched on via iDrive. ...

    Switching on/off manually
    Press the button. ▷ On: the LED lights up. ▷ Off: the LED goes out. If Top View is displayed, switch on the backup camera via the iDrive, ...

    See also:

    Door interlock switch
    1) Door interlock switch Although the map light switches are in the OFF position (manually off), the map lights can be set to illuminate automatically in conjunction with a door opening, etc. b ...

    REVERSE
    This range is for moving the vehicle backward. Shift into REVERSE only after the vehicle has come to a complete stop. ...

    Parking your vehicle
    WARNING ● Never leave unattended children or pets in the vehicle. They could accidentally injure themselves or others through inadvertent operation of the vehicle. Also, on hot or sunny day ...