BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Tire conditions User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Tire conditions User Manual

Tire conditions

General information
Tire and system status are indicated by the color of the wheels and a text message on the Control Display. Any existing messages may not be deleted if the target pressure is not reached after the tire inflation pressure is corrected.

All wheels green
The system is active and bases warnings on the target pressures.
For tires with special approval: the system is active and bases warnings on the tire inflation pressures stored during the last reset.

One to four yellow wheels
A flat tire or major tire pressure loss has occurred in the indicated tires.

Gray wheels

It may not be possible to identify tire pressure losses.

Possible causes:
Malfunction.
During tire inflation pressure measurement, after confirmation of the tire settings.
For tires with special approval: a reset is performed for the system.

For tires with special approval: perform a reset

  1.  “CAR”
  2. “Vehicle status”
  3. “Tire Pressure Monitor”
  4.  Make sure that the correct tire settings have been made.
    For tire settings, refer to page 332.
  5.  Turn on the drive-ready state and do not drive off.
  6.  Reset tire pressure: “Perform reset”.
  7. Drive away.
  8. The wheels are displayed in gray and the following is displayed “Resetting tire pressure…”.

After a travel time of several minutes, the set tire inflation pressures are accepted as the predefined tire inflation pressures. The reset is completed automatically while driving. After a successfully completed reset, the wheels on the Control Display are shown in green and the following is displayed: “Reset successful.” You may interrupt this trip at any time. When you continue the reset resumes automatically.

Messages: for tires without special approval

General information

A low tire inflation pressure may cause the DSC Dynamic Stability Control to be switched on.

Safety information

Warning
A damaged regular tire with low or missing tire inflation pressure impacts handling, such as steering and braking response. Run-flat tires can maintain limited stability. There is a risk of accident. Do not continue driving if the vehicle is equipped with normal tires. Follow the information on run-flat tires and continued driving with these tires.

If a tire inflation pressure check is required

Message
An icon with a Check Control message appears on the Control Display.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Run flat tires User Manual 10Inflation was not carried out according to specifications, for instance when the tire has not been sufficiently inflated or in the case of a natural steady tire pressure loss.

Measure

Check the tire pressure and correct as needed.

If the tire inflation pressure is too low

Message

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Run flat tires User Manual 11A yellow warning light is illuminated in the instrument cluster.

In addition, an icon with a Check Control message appears on the Control Display.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Run flat tires User Manual 12There is a tire pressure loss.

Measure

  1. Reduce the vehicle speed. Do not exceed a speed of 80 mph/130 km/h.
  2. At the next opportunity, for instance, at a filling station, check the tire inflation pressure in all four tires and correct if necessary.

If there is a significant tire pressure loss Message

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Run flat tires User Manual 11A yellow warning light is illuminated in the instrument cluster.

In addition, an icon with the affected tire appears in a Check Control message on the Control Dis‐play.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Maximum cooling User Manual 03There is a flat tire or a major tire pressure loss.

Measure

  1. Reduce your speed and stop cautiously. Avoid sudden braking and steering maneuvers. Check whether the vehicle is fitted with nor‐mal tires or run-flat tires.
  2. Run-flat tires are labeled with a circular icon containing the letters RSC marked on the tire sidewall. Run-flat tires, refer to page 326.
  3. Read the description on What to do in case of a flat tire. For actions in the event of a flat tire, refer to page 336.

Messages: for tires with special approval

General information

A low tire inflation pressure may cause the DSC Dynamic Stability Control to be switched on.

Safety information

Warning
A damaged regular tire with low or missing tire inflation pressure impacts handling, such as steering and braking response. Run-flat tires can maintain limited stability. There is a risk of accident. Do not continue driving if the vehicle is equipped with normal tires. Follow the information on run-flat tires and continued driving with these tires.

If a tire inflation pressure check is required

Message

An icon with a Check Control message appears on the Control Display.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Run flat tires User Manual 10Inflation was not carried out according to specifications, e.g., the tire has not been sufficiently inflated. The system has detected a wheel change, but no reset was done. The tire inflation pressure has fallen below the level of the last reset. No reset was performed for the system. The system issues a warning based on the tire inflation pressures stored during the last reset.

Measure

  1. Check the tire pressure and correct it as needed.
  2. Perform a system reset.

Reference Links

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