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BMW 5 Series: Advanced Crash Safety Module, Sensors and switches

BMW 5 Series G30 2016-2024 Training Manual / Passive Safety Systems / System Components / Advanced Crash Safety Module, Sensors and switches

Advanced Crash Safety Module

The Advanced Crash Safety Module (ACSM) in the G30 is located centrally in the vehicle under the center console between the two front seats. The central sensor system is integrated in the Advanced Crash Safety Module (ACSM).

System Components
G30 Advanced Crash Safety Module (ACSM)

Sensors and switches

The following sensors and switches are installed in the G30:

  • Lateral and longitudinal acceleration sensors in ACSM
  • Yaw rate sensor in the ACSM
  • Vertical acceleration sensor in the ACSM
  • Lateral and longitudinal acceleration sensors in the B-pillars
  • Airbag sensors (pressure) in the front doors
  • Airbag front sensors on the engine supports
  • Seat occupancy mat for seat belt warning
  • CIS mat with passenger classification
  • Seat belt buckle switch
  • Seat-position sensor, driver and front passenger
  • Switch for front passenger airbag deactivation


     Lateral and longitudinal acceleration sensor, B-pillar

    The lateral and longitudinal acceleration sensors assist with the identification of head-on crashes, side-on crashes and rear-end crashes. The airbag sensor consists of a longitudinal acceleration s

     Airbag front sensor

    Two airbag front sensors are installed in the front area of the engine supports. The measured values are forwarded to the Advanced Crash Safety Module (ACSM) where they are evaluated. The airbag fr

     Seat belt buckle switch

    The seat belt buckle switches are located in the seat belt buckles of the driver and front passenger seat. European version vehicles are additionally equipped with seat belt buckle switches on the r


     Evasion Aid

    Often a collision with another vehicle (at the end of a traffic jam for example) or obstacle can only be prevented by an avoidance maneuver. Since the driver's response time plays a decisive role in an avoidance maneuver just as in a braking maneuver, Evasion Aid is able to make a considerable co

     Closed tray in the center console

    General information The mobile phone must not exceed the maximum size of approximately 6.0 x 3.1 x 0.7 in/154.5 x 80 x 18 mm. Overview Example for a transversely installed tray. LED Storage area Example for a tray on the right side. LED Storage area Example for a tray on the left side.

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