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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    Parking/parking on hills.
    WARNING ● Do not stop or park the vehicle over flammable materials such as dry grass, waste paper or rags. They may ignite and cause a fire. ● Safe parking procedures require that ...

    Operation
    Rearview mirror with compass. The rearview mirror has an integrated display that shows the compass direction in which the vehicle is pointing. Eight different directions are shown with the abbr ...

    Restrictions in handling keys
    When leaving keys with parking lot and valet attendants, the following procedures will ensure that your vehicle’s trunk and glove box compartment can only be opened with the master key. Lock W ...