BMW 5 Series: FTM Flat Tire Monitor - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: FTM Flat Tire Monitor

Malfunction
The yellow warning lamp flashes and then lights up continuously. A Check Control message is displayed. No flat tire can be detected. Display in the following situations: ▷ A wheel wit ...

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 ...

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Temporary Spare
A spare tire can be purchased for your vehicle as an accessory. Follow the instructions included with the spare tire regarding use and stowing in the vehicle. See also page 290 for additional info ...

Checking the tire pressures
Important safety notes WARNING Follow recommended tire inflation pressures. Do not underinflate tires. Underinflated tires wear excessively and/or unevenly, adversely affect handling and fu ...

Training procedure
The procedure for training a voice is as follows. 1. Position the vehicle in a reasonably quiet outdoor location. 2. Sit in the driver’s seat with the engine running, the parking brake on, and t ...