BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Ultrasound sensors

Ultrasound sensors in the front/ rear bumpers

The ultrasound sensors of the Park Distance Control PDC are located in the bumpers.

Ultrasonic sensors, side

Sensors of the vehicle

The ultrasound sensors of the Automatic Parking Assistant are located on the side of the vehicle.

System limits of the ultrasonic sensors

The detection of objects with ultrasonic measurements can run into physical limits, e.g., in the following situations:

If applicable, a Check Control message will be displayed when the system limits are reached.


 Operating state of the vehicle

 General information

Depending on the situation, the vehicle is in one of the three states: Idle state. Standby state. Drive-ready state. Idle state Principle When the vehicle is in idle state, it is switched off. Ge

 Drive readiness

Principle Turning on drive-ready state corresponds to starting the engine. General information Some functions, such as DSC Dynamic Stability Control, can only be used with drive-ready state switched o


 Reversing Camera

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ADAPTING ADJUSTMENT UNIT FOR REVERSING CAMERA (CORGHI KDS QUICK - ACTION CLAMP) NOTE: The operation is described for the left-hand side; proceed in the same way for the right-hand side. Remove support plate (1) from spindle (2). Replace spindle (2) by spindle (3). Press support p

 Butt Connector For Repairing A Plug Connection

Special tools required: 61 0 300 61 9 040 IMPORTANT: Identify cause of damage (e.g. sharp-edged body parts, faulty electrical loads, jammed mechanisms, corrosion caused by ingress of water, etc.). Read out fault memory. Eliminate cause of damage. Disconnect battery negative terminal. M

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