BMW 5 Series: PDC Park Distance Control - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: PDC Park Distance Control

The concept

In addition to the PDC Park Distance Control, the backup camera, can be switched on.

PDC supports you when parking. Objects that you are approaching slowly in front of or behind your vehicle are indicated with:

▷ Signal tones.
▷ Visual display.

Measurement

Measurements are made by ultrasound sensors in the bumpers.

The range is approx. 6 ft/2 m.

An acoustic warning is first given:

▷ By the front sensors and the two rear corner sensors at approx. 24 in/60 cm.
▷ By the rear middle sensors at approx. 5 ft/ 1.50 m.

Displays in the instrument cluster
Indicator lamp Depending on how the vehicle is equipped, the indicator lamp in the instrument cluster indicates whether the system is switched on. Desired speed ▷ The marking lights ...

System limits
Check the traffic situation as well PDC cannot serve as a substitute for the driver's personal judgment of the traffic situation. Check the traffic situation around the vehicle with your own ey ...

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Rear Seat LATCH Anchors
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Troubleshooting guide
The system should respond correctly to all voice commands without difficulty. If problems are encountered, try the following solutions. Where the solutions are listed by number, try each solution i ...