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


 Engine - SI Techniques (6-Cyl.)

ENGINE VS-42 je Bauruppe/Group: 11 welweit Datum/Date: 02/2005 11 02 05 (130) VACUUM SUPPLY All models Fig. 1: Vacuum Supply System INTRODUCTION Vacuum is principally used for the brake booster. The vacuum in the inlet pipe depends on the varying engine load. Diesel engines do not normally have a

 Trip data

Principle Values for the trip, such as the average consumption or trip kilometers, are displayed. General information The trip data can be displayed on the Control Display and in the instrument cluster. The values can be displayed and reset depending on various intervals, such as after refueling. D

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