BMW 5 Series: System limits - FTM Flat Tire Monitor - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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, check the tire inflation pressure regularly.

The system could be delayed or malfunction in the following situations:

▷ When the system has not been initialized.
▷ When driving on a snowy or slippery road surface.
▷ Sporty driving style: slip in the drive wheels, high lateral acceleration.
▷ When driving with snow chains.

    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 th ...

    Status display
    The current status of the Flat Tire Monitor can be displayed on the Control Display, e.g., whether or not the FTM is active. 1. "Vehicle Info" 2. "Vehicle status" 3. " ...

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    Typical DOT and Tire Identification Number (TIN)
    DOT symbol* Tire Identification Number (TIN) Tire manufacturer's identification mark Tire size code Manufacturer's optional tire type code (3 or 4 letters) Manufacturing week Manufact ...

    Mobile communication devices in the vehicle
    Mobile communication devices in the vehicle It is advised that you do not use mobile communication devices, e.g., mobile phones, inside the vehicle without connecting them directly to the exte ...