BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Control units on the Ethernet

Active Cruise Control (ACC) Long Range Radar (LRR) sensor

Control Units
Active Cruise Control ACC Long Range Radar (LRR) sensor

The control unit for active cruise control for ACC Stop & Go contains a radar-based sensor for sensing the area in front of the vehicle. Both the near and far ranges are monitored by this sensor.

Rear view camera (RFK)

Control Units
Reversing camera

On vehicles with a rear view camera only, the rear view camera is connected to the Ethernet.

Top Rear Side View Camera (TRSVC)

Control Units
Top Rear Side View Camera (TRSVC)

The control unit Top Rear Side View Camera receives the picture information from the following cameras:

  • Front camera
  • Exterior mirror camera, left
  • Exterior mirror camera, right
  • Rear view camera

The cameras are connected to the TRSVC via Ethernet.

Camera-based driver support systems (KAFAS)

The control unit camera-based driver support systems (KAFAS) is required for the following optional equipment:

Control Units
Camera-based driver support systems (KAFAS)

  • Camera-based cruise control with Stop & Go function
  • Traffic Jam Assist
  • Speed limit information
  • Person recognition with city braking function
  • Collision warning with city braking function


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