BMW 5 Series: Distance - Active Cruise Control with 
Stop & Go function, ACC - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Distance

Adjust the distance according to the traffic Selecting a distance
Adjust the distance according to the traffic and weather conditions; otherwise, there is the danger of an accident occurring. Maintain the prescribed safety distance.◀

Reduce distance

until the Press the button repeatedly until the desired distance is set.

The selected distance, is displayed in the instrument cluster.

Increase distance

until the Press the button repeatedly until the desired distance is set.

The selected distance,  is displayed in the instrument cluster.

    Changing, maintaining, and storing the speed
    The rocker switch can be pressed while the system is interrupted to maintain and store the current speed. DSC Dynamic Stability Control is switched on, if necessary. Adapting the desired speed ...

    Calling up the desired speed and distance
    While driving Press the button with the system switched on. In the following cases, the stored speed value is deleted and cannot be called up again: ▷ When the system is switched off. & ...

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    “Phonebook” (phones with automatic phonebook download function)
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    Using Cruise Control on Hills
    How well the cruise control works on hills depends upon the vehicle's speed, load, and the steepness of the hills. When going up steep hills, you might have to step on the accelerator pedal ...