BMW 5 Series: The concept - HDC Hill Descent Control - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

HDC is a downhill driving assistant that automatically controls vehicle speed on steep downhill gradients. Without the brakes being applied, the vehicle moves at slightly more than twice walking speed.

Hill Descent Control can be activated at speeds below approx. 22 mph/35 km/h. When driving downhill, the vehicle reduces its speed to approx.

twice walking speed and then keeps its speed constant.

As long as there is active braking, the system is on standby. The system does not brake the vehicle during this time.

Use HDC in low gears or in transmission position D or R only.

    Increasing or decreasing vehicle speed
    Specify desired speed in the range from approx. 4 mph/6 km/h to approx. 15 mph/25 km/h using the rocker switch of the cruise control on the steering wheel. Vehicle speed can be changed by light ...

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    Brightness
    Setting the brightness To set the brightness of the Control Display: 1. "Settings" 2. "Control display" 3. "Brightness" 4. Turn the controller until the desired br ...

    PTY (Program type) group tuning (only FM reception)
    Press the “PTY/CAT” button to change to the PTY selection mode. At this time, the PTY group that you are currently listening to will be displayed for 10 seconds. In PTY selection mode, “PT ...

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