BMW 5 Series: Switching on automatically - Top View - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Switching on automatically

Select transmission position R with the engine running.

The Top View and PDC images are displayed if the system is switched on via iDrive.

    System limits
    Top View cannot be used in the following situations: ▷ With a door open. ▷ With the trunk lid open. ▷ With an exterior mirror folded in. ▷ In poor light. A Check Control m ...

    Automatic deactivation during forward travel
    The system switches off when a certain driving distance or speed is exceeded. Switch the system back on if necessary. ...

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    Accelerator downshift
    — in D position — For passing or hill climbing, depress the accelerator pedal to the floor. This shifts the transmission down into a lower gear, depending on the vehicle speed. High fluid tem ...

    Starting the Engine
    1. Apply the parking brake. 2. In cold weather, turn off all electrical accessories to reduce the drain on the battery. 3. Manual transmission: Press the clutch pedal down all the way. The ST ...

    Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
    WARNING It can be dangerous to get out of the vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. The vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the ...