BMW 5 Series: Collision warning with 
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Radar sensor
Position Radar sensor Dirty or covered sensor A dirty or covered sensor may hinder the detection of vehicles. ▷ If necessary, clean the radar sensor. Remove layers of snow and ice care ...

The concept
The system issues a two-phase warning of a danger of collision at speeds above approx. 10 mph/15 km/h. The time of these warnings may vary depending on the current driving situation. The collisi ...

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Important safety notes
WARNING It is dangerous to shift the automatic transmission out of parking position P or neutral position N if the engine speed is higher than idle speed. If your foot is not firmly on th ...

Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
The Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak light comes on briefly when the engine is started. If the light does not come on, have the vehicle serviced by the dealer. If the system is workin ...

SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag
The SRS side airbag is stored in the door side of each front seat seatback, which bears an “SRS AIRBAG” label. In a moderate to severe side impact collision, the SRS side airbag on the impacted ...