BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual

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LanesBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual 01

Lanes help you to estimate the space required when parking and maneuvering on level roads. Lanes depend on the steering angle and are continuously adjusted to the steering wheel movements.

Turning circle linesBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual 02

Turning circle lines can only be superimposed on the camera image together with lanes. Turning circle lines show the course of the smallest possible turning radius on a level road. Only one turning circle line is displayed after the steering wheel is turned past a certain angle.

Parking using lanes and turning circle lines

  1. Position the vehicle so that the red turning circle line leads to within the limits of the parking space.
  2. Turn the steering wheel to the point where the green lane covers the corresponding turning circle line.

Obstacle markingBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual 03

Depending on the vehicle equipment, obstacles behind the vehicle are detected by the PDC Park Distance Control sensors. Obstacle markings can be faded into the image of the rearview camera.
The colored thresholds of the obstacle markings match the markings of the PDC Park Distance Control.

Setting brightness and contrast

With the rearview camera switched on:

  1. Move the Controller to the right, if needed.
  2. “Camera image”
  3. Select the desired setting.

System limits

System limits of the sensors

Additional information:
Cameras, refer to page 37.

  • Deactivated camera

  • When the camera is deactivated, for instance when the trunk lid is open, the camera image is displayed hatched in gray.
  • Detection of objects

  • Very low obstacles as well as high, protruding objects such as ledges may not be detected by the system. Depending on the vehicle equipment, some assistance functions also consider data from the PDC Park Distance Control. Follow the notes in the PDC Park Distance Control chapter. The objects displayed on the Control Display may be closer than they appear. Do not estimate the distance from the objects on the display.
  • With Parking Assistant:

  • Parking Assistant
  • PrincipleBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual 04
  • The Automatic Parking Assistant supports the driver in the following situations:
  • When parking parallel to the road, parallel parking.
  • When parking in reverse perpendicular to the road, perpendicular parking.
  • The system orients itself with the middle of the parking space.
  • Depending on the equipment version: when driving out of parallel parking spaces.

General information

Handling

Automatic Parking Assistant handling is divided into three steps:

  1. Switching on and activating.
  2. Parking space search.
  3. Parking.

System status and instructions on required actions are displayed on the Control Display.
Ultrasound sensors measure parking spaces on both sides of the vehicle.

Steptronic transmission

The Automatic Parking Assistant calculates the best possible parking line and takes control of the following functions during the parking operation:

  1. Steering.
  2. Accelerating and braking.
  3. Changing gears.
  4. The parking operation is automatic.

Safety information

Warning
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver’s personal judgment in assessing the traffic situation. Based on the limits of the system, it cannot independently react to all traffic situations. There is a risk of an accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

NOTICE
The system can steer the vehicle over or onto curbs. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.
The safety information of the PDC Park Distance Control applies in addition.

Additional information:

PDC Park Distance Control, refer to page 240.

Overview

Button in the vehicleBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual 05

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual 06Park assistance button.

Sensors

The system is controlled by the following sensors:

  • Ultrasound sensors in the front/rear bumpers.
  • Ultrasonic sensors, side.
  • Additional information:
  • For sensors of the vehicle, refer to page 37.

Functional requirements

For the measurement of parking spaces

  • Maximum speed while driving forward approx. 22 mph/35 km/h.
  • Maximum distance to row of parked vehicles: 5 ft/1.5 m.

Suitable parking space
General information:

  • The gap behind an object that has a min. length of 1.7 ft/0.5 m.
  • The gap between two objects with a minimum length of approx. 1.7 ft/0.5 m.

Parallel parking to the road:

  1. Min. length of the gap between two objects: own vehicle length plus approx. 2.6 ft/0.8 m.
  2. Minimum depth: approx. 5 ft/1.5 m. Perpendicular parking:
  3. Minimum width of the gap: own vehicle width plus approx. 2.3 ft/0.7 m.
  4. Minimum depth: own vehicle length.
  5. The depth of diagonal parking spaces must be estimated by the driver.
  6. Due to technical limitations, the system is only able to approximate the depth of diagonal parking spaces.

For the parking operation

  • The doors and trunk lid are closed. Steptronic transmission:
  • The driver’s safety belt is fastened.

Switching on the button

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Parking aid lines User Manual 06Press the park assistance button. The LED lights up.
The current status of the parking space search is indicated on the Control Display. Automatic Parking Assistant has been activated automatically.

Switching on with reverse gear

  1. Shift into reverse.
  2. The current status of the parking space search is indicated on the Control Display.
  3. If necessary, activate: “Atom Parking”

Switching on via iDrive

Display of the rearview camera or PDC view must be active.

  1. Move the Controller to the right.
  2. Activate the parking assistant on the Control Display: “Autom. Parking”.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide: BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 User Manual

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