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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    Manual Mode
    Driver Shift Control (DSC) Notice: If you drive the vehicle at a high rpm without upshifting while using Driver Shift Control (DSC), you could damage the vehicle. Always upshift when necessary while ...

    Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
    Functions such as seat heating and the rear window defroster require a lot of energy and consume additional fuel, especially in city and stopand- go traffic. Therefore, switch off these functio ...

    Winter Operation
    Use of the air Recirculation Mode during winter months is not recommended because it may cause window fogging. ...