BMW 5 Series: Display in the instrument cluster - Collision warning with 
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The collision warning can be issued in the instrument cluster, in the Head-up Display, and acoustically.

Warning stages

Adapting your speed and driving style

The display does not relieve the driver of Adapting your speed and driving style
The display does not relieve the driver of the responsibility to adapt his or her driving speed and style to the traffic conditions.◀

    Configuring the prewarning
    After the warning function is switched on, the following can be set via the iDrive: ▷ The prewarning can be switched on/off. ▷ The time of the prewarning can be set. These settings ha ...

    System limits
    Be alert Due to system limitations, warnings may be not be issued at all, or may be issued late or improperly. Therefore, always be alert and ready to intervene; otherwise, there is the danger ...

    See also:

    Selecting a Station
    Seek Tuning If the radio station is not known: Briefly press or to automatically search for the next available station. If a station is not found, the radio switches to a more sensitive s ...

    Safety Chains
    Always attach chains between the vehicle and the trailer. Cross the safety chains under the tongue of the trailer to help prevent the tongue from contacting the road if it becomes separated ...

    Driving on Wet Roads
    Rain and wet roads can reduce vehicle traction and affect your ability to stop and accelerate. Always drive slower in these types of driving conditions and avoid driving through large puddles and dee ...