BMW 5 Series: Brake assistant - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Brake assistant

When you apply the brakes rapidly, this system automatically produces the maximum braking force boost. It thus helps to achieve the shortest possible braking distance during full braking.

This system utilizes all of the benefits provided by ABS.

Do not reduce the pressure on the brake pedal for the duration of the full braking.

    Antilock Brake System ABS
    ABS prevents locking of the wheels during braking. The vehicle remains steerable even during full brake applications, thus increasing active safety. ABS is operational every time you start the e ...

    Adaptive brake assistant
    In combination with the Active Cruise Control, this system ensures that the brakes respond even more rapidly when braking in critical situations. Refer also to Collision warning ...

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    Identification Numbers
    Your vehicle has several identifying numbers in various places. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is the 17-digit number your dealer uses to register your vehicle for warranty purpose ...

    Channel selection by operating the dial
    Turn the “TUNE/TRACK/CH” dial clockwise to select the next channel and turn the “TUNE/TRACK/CH” dial counterclockwise to select the previous channel. ...

    Important safety notes
    Parking Guidance is an electronic parking aid with ultrasound. Ultrasound is used to measure the road on both sides of the vehicle. A suitable parking space is indicated by the parking symbol. ...