BMW 5 Series: FTM Flat Tire Monitor - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: FTM Flat Tire Monitor

Malfunction
The yellow warning lamp flashes and then lights up continuously. A Check Control message is displayed. No flat tire can be detected. Display in the following situations: ▷ A wheel wit ...

The concept
The system does not measure the actual inflation pressure in the tires. It detects a pressure loss in a tire by comparing the rotational speeds of the individual wheels while moving. In the ev ...

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Sensor
The solar sensor, located on top of the instrument panel near the windshield, monitors the solar heat. The climate control system uses the sensor information to adjust the temperature, fan sp ...

Tire Rotation
Tires should be rotated every 12 000 km (7,500 mi). See Maintenance Schedule. Tires are rotated to achieve a uniform wear for all tires. The first rotation is the most important. Any time ...

Washing
Wash dirt off with a wet sponge and plenty of water. Clean the vehicle thoroughly using a mild soap, a special vehicle soap or general purpose dishwashing liquid mixed with clean, lukewarm (never ...