BMW 5 Series: Active Blind Spot Detection - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Active Blind Spot Detection

    Camera
    The camera is located near the base of the mirror. Keep windshield clean and clear in the area in front of the interior rear view mirror. ...

    The concept
    Two radar sensors below the rear bumper monitor the area behind and next to the vehicle at speeds above approx. 30 mph/50 km/h. The system indicates whether there are vehicles in the blind sp ...

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    Steering lock
    After turning the “ENGINE START STOP” switch off and opening and closing the doors, the steering wheel will be locked due to the steering lock function. Operating the “ENGINE START STOP” sw ...

    Error messages
    “ERROR”: This indicates a problem either in the CD or inside the player. “CD CHECK”: The CD may be dirty, damaged or inserted up-side down. “WAIT”: Operation has stopped due to a high te ...

    Auto Window Down — If Equipped
    The front window controls on the driver and passenger door trim panels have an Auto-Down feature. These switches are labeled AUTO to indicate this capability. Push the window switch past the firs ...