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

The system must have been initialized when the tire inflation pressure was correct; otherwise, reliable signaling of a flat tire is not ensured. Initialize the system after each correction of the tire inflation pressure and after every tire or wheel change.

    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 ...

    System limits
    Sudden tire damage Sudden serious tire damage caused by external influences cannot be indicated in advance.◀ A natural, even pressure loss in all four tires cannot be detected. Therefore, ...

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    Vehicle recovery (freeing a stuck vehicle)
     Pulling a stuck vehicle Do not use the hook (if so equipped) to tow the vehicle. WARNING: - Stand clear of a stuck vehicle. - Do not spin your tires at high speed. This could cause them ...

    Commands
    The Voice Command system understands two types of commands. Universal commands are available at all times. Local commands are available if the supported radio mode is active. ...

    Parking Tips
    Make sure the moonroof (if equipped) and the windows are closed. Turn off the lights. Place any packages, valuables, etc., in the trunk or take them with you. Lock the doors. Check the indic ...