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BMW 7 Series: Steering and traffic jam assistant- Displays in the instrument cluster

Symbol / Description

Indicator light green: system
is active.

Indicator light white: system is
ready.

Gray indicator light: the
system has been interrupted.

Alternative displays

Depending on the equipment version, the displays in the instrument cluster may vary and are displayed as follows:

Indicator light/ Description

Indicator light green: system
is active.

Displays on the steering wheel

Displays on the steering wheel


The two LED lights above the buttons illuminate analogously to the displays in the instrument cluster:

  • Green: the system is active.
  • Yellow: system will be interrupted.
  • Red: system will be deactivated.

System limits

General information

The system cannot be activated or meaningfully used in certain situations.

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.

Hands on the steering wheel

The sensors cannot detect hand-steering wheel contact in the following situations:

  • Driving with gloves.
  • Protective covers on the steering wheel.

Narrow lanes

When driving within narrow lanes, the system cannot be activated or effectively used, for instance in the following situations:

  • In construction areas.
  • In rescue lanes.
  • Within city limits.

Weather

The following restrictions can occur under unfavorable weather or light conditions:

  • Poorer recognition of vehicles and lane markings.
  • Short-term interruptions for vehicles that are already recognized.

Examples of unfavorable weather or light conditions:

  • Wet conditions.
  • Snowfall.
  • Slush.
  • Fog.
  • Glare.

Drive attentively, and react to the current traffic situation. If necessary, intervene actively, for instance by braking, steering or evading.

Driver Attention Camera

Always monitor the traffic conditions.

The Driver Attention Camera detects whether or not the driver is paying attention to the traffic conditions.

The Driver Attention Camera may not be fully functional in the following situations:

  • When the Driver Attention Camera is covered by the steering wheel rim.
  • When the driver is wearing infrared impermeable sunglasses.

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