BMW 5 Series: Radar sensors - The concept - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Radar sensors

The radar sensors are located under the rear

The radar sensors are located under the rear bumper.

The system may not be fully functional in the following situations:

▷ Dirty or icy bumper.
▷ Stickers on the bumper.

A Check Control message is displayed when the system is not fully functional.

    Malfunctions
    Steering wheel vibration Frequent activation of the steering wheel vibration causes the system to overheat. This causes Active Blind Spot Detection to become deactivated. Let the system cool an ...

    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: FCC ID: ▷ NBG009014A. Compliance ...

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