BMW 5 Series: Brake assistant - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Brake assistant

When you apply the brakes rapidly, this system automatically produces the maximum braking force boost. It thus helps to achieve the shortest possible braking distance during full braking.

This system utilizes all of the benefits provided by ABS.

Do not reduce the pressure on the brake pedal for the duration of the full braking.

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    Adaptive brake assistant
    In combination with the Active Cruise Control, this system ensures that the brakes respond even more rapidly when braking in critical situations. Refer also to Collision warning ...

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