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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Safety Information User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Safety Information User Manual

Safety Information

Warning
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver’s personal judgment in assessing visibility and traffic situations. There is a risk of an accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

Warning
Indicators and warnings cannot serve as a substitute for the driver’s personal judgment. Due to its limits, the system may not issue warnings or reactions, or these may be issued late or in a manner that is not consistent with their normal use. There is a risk of an accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

Functional requirement

The camera must detect the lane markings for the side collision mitigation with steering intervention to be active.

Overview

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02Intelligent Safety.

Sensors

The system is controlled by the following sensors:

  1. Cameras behind the windshield.
  2. Radar sensors, side, front.
  3. Radar sensors, side, rear. Additional information:
  4. For sensors of the vehicle, refer to page 37.

Turning on/off

Turning on automatically

The side collision mitigation activates automatically after departure if the function was switched on at the completion of the last trip.

Switching on manually

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02Press the button.

The menu for the Intelligent Safety system is displayed. If all Intelligent Safety systems were switched off, all systems are now switched on. “Configure INDIVIDUAL”: depending on the equipment version, the Intelligent Safety systems can be individually configured. The individual settings are activated and stored. As soon as a setting is changed on the menu, all settings of the menu are activated.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02Press the button repeatedly. The following settings are switched between:

“ALL ON”: all Intelligent Safety systems are switched on. Basic settings are activated for the sub-functions. “INDIVIDUAL”: the Intelligent Safety systems are switched on according to the individual settings. Some Intelligent Safety systems cannot be individually switched off.

Manual switching off

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02Press and hold this button.

Switching on manually

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02Press the button. The menu for the Intelligent Safety system is displayed.
If all Intelligent Safety systems were switched off, all systems are now switched on. “Configure INDIVIDUAL”: depending on the equipment version, the Intelligent Safety systems can be individually configured. The individual settings are activated and stored. As soon as a setting is changed on the menu, all settings of the menu are activated.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02Press the button repeatedly. The following settings are switched between:

“ALL ON”: all Intelligent Safety systems are switched on. Basic settings are activated for the sub-functions. “INDIVIDUAL”: the Intelligent Safety systems are switched on according to the individual settings. Some Intelligent Safety systems cannot be individually switched off.

Manual switching off

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02Press and hold this button.

All Intelligent Safety systems are switched off.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02The button lights up green: all Intelligent Safety systems are switched on.
BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02The button lights up orange: some Intelligent Safety systems are switched off or currently unavailable.
BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02The button does not light up: all Intelligent Safety systems are switched off.

Setting the intensity of the steering wheel vibration

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3.  “Driver Assistance”
  4. “Steering Wheel Feedback”
  5.  “Vibration intensity”
  6. Select the desired setting.

The setting is applied to all Intelligent Safety systems.

Warning function

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Acute warning

If there is a risk of collision, the light in the exterior mirror flashes and the steering wheel vibrates. A Check Control message is displayed at the same time. If necessary, an active steering intervention takes place to prevent the collision and maintain the vehicle within its own lane. The steering intervention can be noticed on the steering wheel and can be manually overridden at any time.

System limits Safety information

Warning
The system is designed to operate in certain conditions and circumstances. Due to conditions or other factors, the system may not respond. There may be a risk of accident or risk of damage to property. Actively intervene as warranted. Refer to the information in this Owner’s Manual regarding the scope of the system’s operation and limitations.

System limits of the sensors

Additional information:

  • Cameras, refer to page 37.
  • For radar sensors, refer to page 38.

Functional limitations

The system may be limited in the following situations:

  1. When a vehicle is approaching at a speed much faster than your own.
  2. In tight curves or on narrow roads.
  3. In the event of missing, worn, poorly visible, merging, diverging, or multiple lane markings such as in construction areas.
  4.  With lane boundaries that are covered in snow, ice, dirt, or water.
  5. With lane boundaries that are covered by objects.
  6. When driving very close to the vehicle in front of you.
  7. Up to 10 seconds after the start of the engine via the Start/Stop button.

A Check Control message is displayed when the system is not fully functional.

Rear-end collision preparation

Principle

Depending on the equipment and national market version, the rear-end collision preparation can react to vehicles approaching from behind.

General information

Radar sensors monitor the area behind the vehicle. When a vehicle approaches from the rear at a certain speed, the system can react as follows:
Where applicable, the hazard warning flashers will be switched on. Where applicable, the Pre Crash functions are triggered.

Safety information

Warning
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver’s personal judgment in assessing visibility and traffic situations. There is a risk of an accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

Warning
Indicators and warnings cannot serve as a substitute for the driver’s personal judgment. Due to its limits, the system may not issue warnings or reactions, or these may be issued late or in a manner that is not consistent with their normal use. There is a risk of an accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

Overview

Sensors
The system is controlled by the following sensors:

  • Radar sensors, side, rear. Additional information:
  • Sensors of the vehicle, refer to page 37.

Switching on/off

The system is automatically activated when the vehicle is turned on. The system is deactivated in the following situations:

  • When driving in reverse.

System limits

System limits of the sensors

Additional information:

For radar sensors, refer to page 38.

Functional limitations

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

  • When a vehicle is approaching at a speed much faster than your own.
    The approaching vehicle is approaching slowly.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide: BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 User Manual

Download Manuals: https://www.bmwusa.com/owners-manuals.html

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