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


Radar sensor

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 carefully.
▷ Do not cover the view field of the radar sensor.


The system cannot be activated if the sensor is not aligned correctly. This may be caused by damage incurred during parking, for example.

A Check Control message is displayed if the system fails.

For US owners only

The transmitter and receiver units comply with part 15 of the FCC/Federal Communication Commission regulations. Operation is governed by the following:


▷ OAYARS3-A Compliance statement:

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
▷ This device may not cause harmful interference, and
▷ this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Any unauthorized modifications or changes to these devices could void the user's authority to operate this equipment.


To reduce electromagnetic effects, please use properly.

The standard SAR value is 2.0 W/kg; the tested value of this product is 0.751 W/kg.

NCC declaration:

1. Companies or persons without authorization should not change the frequency, increase the power, or change the characteristics or functions of the original design of low-power radio frequency devices with type approval.
2. Low-power radio frequency devices should not impair legal communication or flight safety. If this type of impairment is detected, the device should be switched off immediately.

In this case, please contact the manufacturer and only use the product after the problem has been corrected.
3. The "legal communication" specified above refers to communication in accordance with telecommunication regulations. Low-power devices should withstand interference from legal communication and ISM devices.

    System limits
    Speed range Best results are achieved when using the system on well-developed roads and highways. The desired speed can be selected between 20 mph/30 km/h to 110 mph/180 km/h. The system can al ...

    See also:

    Warranties for Canada
    All SUBARU vehicles distributed by Subaru Canada, Inc. and sold at retail by an authorized SUBARU dealer in Canada come with the following warranties: ● SUBARU Limited Warranty ● Anti- ...

    Important safety notes
    The EASY-ENTRY/EXIT feature makes getting in and out of your vehicle easier. You can activate and deactivate the EASYENTRY/ EXIT feature in the on-board computer WARNING You must make sur ...

    Auto Unlock On Exit
    The doors will unlock automatically on vehicles with power door locks if: 1. The Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature is enabled. 2. The transmission was in gear and the vehicle speed returned ...