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

The initialization process adopts the set inflation tire pressures as reference values for the detection of a flat tire. Initialization is started by confirming the inflation pressures.

Do not initialize the system when driving with snow chains.

1. "Vehicle Info"
2. "Vehicle status"
3. 4. Start the engine - do not drive away. "Reset"
4. Start the engine - do not drive away.
5. Start the initialization with "Reset".
6. Drive away.

The initialization is completed while driving, which can be interrupted at any time.

The initialization automatically continues when driving resumes.

    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. " ...

    Indication of a flat tire
    The yellow warning lamp lights up. A Check Control message is displayed. There is a flat tire or a major loss in tire inflation pressure. 1. Reduce your speed and stop cautiously. Avoid sudd ...

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    N (Neutral)
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