BMW 5 Series: Visual warning - PDC Park Distance Control - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Visual warning

The approach of the vehicle to an object can be shown on the Control Display. Objects that are farther away are displayed on the Control Display before a signal tone sounds.

A display appears as soon as Park Distance Control (PDC) is activated.

If the backup camera image was selected last, it again appears on the display. To switch to PDC:

1. symbol "Rear view camera" Select the symbol on the Control Display.
2. Press the controller.

The setting is stored for the remote control currently in use.

Zoom view

On the left part of the display screen, the vehicle is shown enlarged.

▷ Forward gear or transmission position D engaged:

▷ Forward gear or transmission position D engaged:

front area of the vehicle.
▷ Reverse gear or transmission position R engaged:

rear area of the vehicle.

    Signal tones
    When approaching an object, an intermittent tone is sounded that indicates the position of the object. For example, if an object is detected to the left rear of the vehicle, a signal tone sounds ...

    Display on the Control Display
    Switching on the backup camera via the iDrive With PDC activated: "Rear view camera" The backup camera image is displayed. The setting is stored for the remote control currently in ...

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