BMW 5 Series: Visual warning - Top View - 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.

When the distance to an object is small, a red bar is shown in front of the vehicle, as it is in the PDC display.

The display appears as soon as Top View is activated.

The display appears as soon as Top View is activated.

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

symbol on "Rear view camera" Select the symbol on the Control Display.

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

    Switching on/off manually
    Press the button. ▷ On: the LED lights up. ▷ Off: the LED goes out. If Top View is displayed, switch on the backup camera via the iDrive, ...

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

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    Ignition Transmission Lock Check
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