BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Night Vision


WARNING: Danger of injury! Laser radiation at adjustment unit.

Do not look into the beam!
Laser class 2
As per EN 60825-1: 1994
P< or = 1 mW
Lambda = 632.8 nm

NOTE: Calibration of reversing camera must be carried out after the following work:

IMPORTANT: Follow instructions and specifications in test module.

To obtain an optimum result, always adhere to the following conditions:

NOTE: Once the laser has been aligned to the camera lens, it is necessary to calibrate the reversing camera via the DIS Tester.

Calibration can only be carried out with the BMW diagnosis system.

Observe information on use of CORGHI KDS quick-action clamp!

Secure KDS quick-action clamp on rear wheels on both sides.

Insert ball pivot (1) in guide (2) up to stop and secure with screw (3).

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Fig. 22: Identifying Ball Pivot And Guide

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Fig. 23: Identifying Dimension Of Longitudinal Rod And Transverse Rod

Dimension (A) of longitudinal rod (1) and dimension (B) of transverse rod (2) must be adapted to the type of vehicle. Position target (1) on transverse rod with scale and align to zero point on scale (2).

Secure target (1) using knurled screws (3).

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Fig. 24: Positioniong Target On Transverse Rod With Scale And Aligning To Zero Point On Scale

Switch on laser pointer (2) with knurled screw (1).

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Fig. 25: Switch On Laser Pointer

Align laser pointer first to zero point on scale (3), then upwards to centre of BMW badge (4).

In the event of a laser deviation from the BMW badge centre, this must be compensated for by shifting the complete linkage in the corresponding direction.

After realigning the target, check the position of the laser again and correct if necessary.

Align contact surface (1) on both sides to tire side wall.

Tighten linkage simultaneously on both sides with adjusting screw (2).

NOTE: After securing linkage, check position of laser pointer again on vehicle's BMW badge.

If necessary, correct by means of adjusting screws.

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Fig. 26: Identifying Contact Surface Of Tyre Side Wall And Adjusting Screw

Slacken knurled screws (2).

Adjust scale value (1) as specified.

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Fig. 27: Adjusting Scale Value

Tighten down knurled screws (2).

Version with ride-height control:

Start calibration of reversing camera by way of BMW diagnosis system.


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