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, ...

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    Operating tips
    ● When the shift selector is shifted to R (Reverse), the monitor screen automatically changes to the RearView Monitor mode. However, the radio can be heard. ● It may take some time unt ...