BMW 5 Series: System limits - The concept - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: System limits

The system cannot serve as a substitute Personal responsibility
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver's personal judgment of the traffic situation.

In the event of a warning, do not jerk the steering wheel, as you may lose control over the vehicle.◀

The system may not be fully functional in the following situations:

▷ When a vehicle is approaching at a speed much faster than your own.
▷ In heavy fog, rain or snowfall.
▷ In tight curves or on narrow lanes.

    Display
    Information stage The dimmed lamp in the mirror housing indicates when there are vehicles in the blind spot or approaching from behind. Warning If the turn signal is set while a vehicle is in ...

    Malfunctions
    Steering wheel vibration Frequent activation of the steering wheel vibration causes the system to overheat. This causes Active Blind Spot Detection to become deactivated. Let the system cool an ...

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    Turn and Lane-Change Signals
    Move the lever all the way up or down to signal a turn. An arrow on the instrument panel cluster flashes in the direction of the turn or lane change. Raise or lower the lever until the arrow sta ...

    Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out
    When on, this feature will keep the driver door from locking when the door is open. If off is selected, the Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out menu will be available and the door will lock as progr ...

    Using the remote control
    General information Take the remote control with you People or animals left unattended in a parked vehicle can lock the doors from the inside. Always take the remote control with you when leav ...