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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    The tire pressure warning light may come on due to natural causes (vehicles with a tire pressure warning system)
    The tire pressure warning light may come on due to natural causes such as natural air leaks and tire inflation pressure changes caused by temperature. In this case, adjusting the tire inflation pre ...

    Navigation
    This chapter contains various examples of how the navigation system can guide you reliably to your destination. ...

    Brakes
    Brakes stop the vehicle and are crucial to safe driving. • Signs of brake wear may include chirping, grinding, or squealing noises, or difficulty stopping. • Trained dealer technicians hav ...