BMW 5 Series: System limits - The concept - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: System limits

The system cannot serve as a substitute Personal responsibility
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver's personal judgment of the traffic situation.

In the event of a warning, do not jerk the steering wheel, as you may lose control over the vehicle.◀

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

▷ When a vehicle is approaching at a speed much faster than your own.
▷ In heavy fog, rain or snowfall.
▷ In tight curves or on narrow lanes.

    Information stage The dimmed lamp in the mirror housing indicates when there are vehicles in the blind spot or approaching from behind. Warning If the turn signal is set while a vehicle is in ...

    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 ...

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