BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: System components

Front camera

The front camera is installed in the center between the two front ornamental grilles on the G30.

G30 Front camera

Top view camera

The two are installed in the exterior mirrors on the G30.

G30 Exterior mirror camera, left

  1. Exterior mirror camera

Rear view camera

The rear view camera supports the driver when parking and maneuvering. The area behind the vehicle is shown on the Central Information Display. Guidance lines integrated in the image provide the driver with additional assistance with distances, the turning circle and obstacle markings, if required.

The rear view camera is located in the trunk lid handle strip.

G30 Rear view camera

The camera has been revised and the video signals are now transmitted via Ethernet in the stand- alone variant too. The control unit remains integrated in the rear view camera (RFK), in this version.

System wiring diagram

The system wiring diagram below shows the scope of the rear view camera (RFK) optional equipment (OE 3AG).

G30 Rear view camera RFK (OE 3AG) system wiring diagram

  1. Central Information Display (CID)
  2. Body Domain Controller (BDC)
  3. CAN terminator
  4. Fuses in the power distribution box, rear right
  5. Rear view camera (RFK)
  6. Button for camera activation
  7. Controller (CON)
  8. Head unit

TRSVC control unit

The exterior cameras record the area around the vehicle from various angles and send this information to the TRSVC control unit via Ethernet. The video signals are transmitted from the TRSVC control unit to the head unit via an Ethernet line. The head unit transmits the signals to the Central Information Display via an Automotive Pixel Link line.

The installation location of the TRSVC control unit is in the footwell on the driver's side.

G30 TRSVC control unit


     Park Distance Control

    The Park Distance Control (PDC), optional equipment (OE 508), assists the driver when maneuvering in and out of a parking space. The current distance from an obstruction is indicated by acoustic sig

     System components

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     Auto PDC

    On the G30, Auto PDC is activated automatically if the vehicle is approaching an object at a speed below approximately 3 mph (5 km/h) and the object is located in a collision-critical area. The



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    AGM batteries are used for the voltage supply in the G30. There may by 1, 2 or 3 batteries in the vehicle depending on the engine version and vehicle equipment. Starter battery in the luggage compartment with 90 Ah or 105 Ah. Auxiliary battery in the engine compartment with 50 Ah

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