BMW 5 Series: System limits - Top View - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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 message is displayed in some of these situations.

Check the traffic situation around the vehicle Check the traffic situation as well
Check the traffic situation around the vehicle with your own eyes. Otherwise, an accident could result from road users or objects located outside the picture area of the cameras.◀

    Capturing the image
    The image is captured by two cameras integrated in the exterior mirrors and by the backup camera. The range equals: ▷ Approx. 7 ft/2 m to the side. ▷ approx. 7 ft/2 m to the rear. ...

    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. ...

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    Turn signals
    1. High-beam headlamps 2. Right turn signal 3. High-beam flasher 4. Left turn signal •► To indicate briefly: press the combination switch briefly to the pressure point in the ...