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:

    BAS (Brake Assist System)
    Observe the "Important safety notes" section BAS operates in emergency braking situations. If you depress the brake pedal quickly, BAS automatically boosts the braking force, thus s ...

    Unlocking and opening doors from the inside
    You can open a door from inside the vehicle even if it has been locked. You can only open the rear doors from inside the vehicle if they are not secured by the child-proof locks. Only open the ...

    Cargo net (if so equipped)
    WARNING Properly secure all cargo with ropes or straps to help prevent it from sliding or shifting. In a sudden stop or collision, unsecured cargo could cause personal injury. The cargo net he ...