BMW 5 Series: System limits - Top View - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: System limits

Top View cannot be used in the following situations:

▷ With a door open.
▷ With the trunk lid open.
▷ With an exterior mirror folded in.
▷ In poor light.

A Check Control message is displayed in some of these situations.

Check the traffic situation around the vehicle Check the traffic situation as well
Check the traffic situation around the vehicle with your own eyes. Otherwise, an accident could result from road users or objects located outside the picture area of the cameras.◀

    Capturing the image
    The image is captured by two cameras integrated in the exterior mirrors and by the backup camera. The range equals: ▷ Approx. 7 ft/2 m to the side. ▷ approx. 7 ft/2 m to the rear. ...

    Switching on automatically
    Select transmission position R with the engine running. The Top View and PDC images are displayed if the system is switched on via iDrive. ...

    See also:

    Cargo area light (Outback)
    1) DOOR 2) OFF 3) ON The cargo area light switch has three positions. DOOR: The light illuminates only when the rear gate is opened. OFF: The light remains off. ON: The light remains on contin ...

    Steering wheel keypad
    Standard steering wheel keypad 1 - Left/right arrow keys: A short press moves between preset radio stations or tracks on a disc. Press and hold to search within tracks or to tune to the next/prev ...

    Windshield wiper blade rubber
    1) Support 1. Grasp the locked end of the blade rubber assembly and pull it firmly until the stoppers on the rubber are free of the support. 1) Metal spines 2. If the new blade rubber is not ...