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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    Tire Designations
    Tire Size The following is an example of a typical passenger vehicle tire size. (A) Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: The United States version of a metric tire sizing system. The letter P as the first ...

    Fuel quality - Petrol
    Note: We recommend that you use onlyhigh quality fuel without additives or otherengine treatments. CAUTION: Do not use leaded petrol or petrolwith additives containing othermetallic compounds (e.g. ...

    Resuming the Set Speed
    When you push the CANCEL button, or tap the brake or clutch pedal, the system will remember the previously set cruising speed. To return to that speed, accelerate to above 25 mph (40 km/h), ...