BMW 5 Series: Configuring the prewarning - Collision warning with 
braking function - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Configuring the prewarning

After the warning function is switched on, the following can be set via the iDrive:

▷ The prewarning can be switched on/off.
▷ The time of the prewarning can be set.

These settings have no effect on the time of the warning from the Active Cruise Control that prompts the driver to intervene or brake.

    Switching the warning function on/off
    Press the button ▷ On: the LED lights up. ▷ Off: the LED goes out. The state is stored for the remote control currently in use. ...

    Display in the instrument cluster
    The collision warning can be issued in the instrument cluster, in the Head-up Display, and acoustically. Warning stages Adapting your speed and driving style The display does not relieve the ...

    See also:

    Activating/deactivating warning signals
    The collision warning system’s visual signals are activated automatically when the engine is started if the collision warning system is switched on. The audible warning signal can be activated/ d ...

    Channel selection by pressing the button
    When in the SAT mode, briefly press the “SEEK” button “” or “” to select the channel. ...

    Audio Set
    Audio information is displayed on the information display. Power/Volume/Sound Controls Power ON/OFF Switch the ignition to ACC or ON. Press the power/volume dial to turn the audio system on. ...