English – 2
Product description and
The drive unit is intended exclusively for driving your eBike
and must not be used for any other purpose.
In addition to the functions shown here, changes to software
relating to troubleshooting and functional enhancements
may be introduced at any time.
Individual illustrations in these operating instructions may
differ slightly from the actual conditions depending on the
equipment of your eBike.
The numbering of the components shown refers to the illus-
trations on the graphics pages at the beginning of the
(1) Drive unit
(2) Speed sensor
(3) Speed sensor spoke magnet
Continuous rated power
Torque at drive, max.
The Bosch eBike system uses FreeRTOS
– Front light
– Tail light
A) Depends on legal regulations, not possible in all country-specific
models via the eBike battery
B) When changing the bulbs, ensure that they are compatible with
the Bosch eBike system (ask your bicycle dealer) and are suit-
able for the specified voltage. Bulbs must only be replaced with
bulbs of the same voltage.
Inserting a bulb incorrectly can cause it to blow.
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Inserting and removing the battery
For inserting and removing the eBike battery in/from the
eBike, please read and observe the battery operating in-
Checking the speed sensor (see figure A)
The speed sensor (2) and its spoke magnet (3) must be fit-
ted such that the spoke magnet moves past the speed
sensor at a distance of at least 5 mm and at most 17 mm
with each rotation of the wheel.
Note: If the distance between the speed sensor (2) and the
spoke magnet (3) is too small or too large, or if the speed
sensor (2) is not properly connected, the speedometer dis-
play will fail and the eBike drive unit will operate in emer-
Should this occur, loosen the screw of the spoke magnet (3)
and fasten the spoke magnet to the spoke such that it runs
past the marking on the speed sensor at the correct clear-
ance. If the speed is still not being indicated on the speedo-
meter display after doing this, please contact an authorised
Active Line Plus
The eBike system can only be activated when the following
requirements are met:
– A sufficiently charged battery is inserted (see battery op-
IP 54 (dust- and
– The on-board computer is properly inserted in the holder
(see on-board computer operating instructions).
– The speed sensor is correctly connected (see "Checking
the speed sensor (see figure A)", page English – 2).
Switching the eBike system on/off
The following options are available for switching on the
– If the on-board computer is already switched on when you
insert it into the holder, the eBike system will be activated
– Once the on-board computer and the eBike battery are
fitted, briefly press the on/off button on the on-board
– With the on-board computer inserted, push the on/off
button on the eBike battery (bicycle manufacturer-spe-
cific solutions are possible when there is no access to the
battery on/off button; see the battery operating instruc-
The drive is activated as soon as you start pedalling (except
if you are using the push-assistance function, Switching the
push assistance on/off). The motor output depends on the
settings of the assistance level on the on-board computer.
Bosch eBike Systems