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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    Switching off automatically
    The system switches off and the LED goes out: ▷ After approx. 160 ft/50 m when driving forward. ▷ Above approx. 22 mph/36 km/h when driving forward. Switch on the system again if nece ...

    Chrome parts
    Clean all chrome parts regularly with a nonabrasive chrome polish to maintain the finish. ...

    BluetoothВ®
    The Bluetooth system allows users with a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone to make and receive hands-free calls using the vehicle audio system and controls. The Bluetooth-enabled cell phone must ...