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. ...

    See also:

    CD player operation
    NOTE ● Make sure to always insert a disc with the label side up. If a disc is inserted with the label side down, the player displays “CHECK DISC”. Refer to “When the following message ...

    Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit
    1. Locate the statement “The combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX pounds” on your vehicle’s placard. 2. Determine the combined weight of the driver and passengers th ...

    Windscreen wipers
    Windscreen wipersSingle wipe AIntermittent wiping or autowipers BNormal wiping CHigh speed wiping D Intermittent wiping Select wipe interval with rotary switch: 1= Short time interval. 6 = Extended ...