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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Check Control User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Indicator/Warning light User Manual

Indicator/Warning light

Principle
Indicator/warning lights in the instrument cluster display the status of some functions in the vehicle and indicate when a fault is present in the monitored systems.

General information

The indicator/warning lights can light up in a variety of combinations and colors.
Several of the lights are checked for proper functioning and light up temporarily when the drive-ready state is switched on.

Red lights

Safety belt reminder

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual 04The indicator light flashes or is illuminated: safety belt on the driver or passenger side is not buckled. The safety belt reminder can also be activated if objects are placed on the front passenger seat.
Make sure that the safety belts are positioned correctly.

Safety belt reminder for rear seats

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Configuring widgets User Manual 04The safety belt is not buckled on the corresponding rear seat.
BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Indicator/Warning light User Manual 02The displays may vary depending on the equipment version and country variant.

Airbag system

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Indicator/Warning light User Manual 03The airbag system and seat belt tensioner may not be working. Have the vehicle checked immediately by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Parking brake

The parking brake is set.

Additional information:

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Indicator/Warning light User Manual 03For releasing the parking brake, refer to page 141.

Brake system

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Indicator/Warning light User Manual 04Brake system impaired. Continue to drive moderately.
BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Indicator/Warning light User Manual 04Have the vehicle checked immediately by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Approach control warning with a light braking function

The indicator light is illuminated: pre‐warning. Brake and increase distance.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual1The indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: acute warning. Brake and make an evasive maneuver, if necessary.

Additional information:
Approach control warning with light braking function, refer to page 184.

Intersection collision warning

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual3The indicator light is illuminated: risk of collision with crossing vehicle.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual4The indicator light is illuminated: risk of collision with crossing vehicle.

The indicator light is illuminated:
risk of collision with the vehicle without detectable driving direction or prewarning for vehicles that cross own driving direction. Intervene yourself, for instance by braking. Indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: acute warning when vehicles cross their own driving direction. Brake and make an evasive maneuver, if necessary.

Additional information:
Intersection collision warning, refer to page 189.

Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation

The indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: imminent collision with a detected person or a cyclist. Intervene immediately by braking or make an evasive maneuver.

Additional information:
Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation, refer to page 193.

Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual2The indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: braking and evading.

Additional information:
Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function, refer to page 220.

Steering Assistant

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual6An indicator light flashes and an acoustic signal sounds: the system will be switched off.

Additional information:
Steering and Lane Control Assistant, refer to page 230.

Drive power
BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual5Reduced drive power due to an over‐heated drivetrain.

Additional information: Power gauge, refer to page 160.

Yellow lights Steering AssistantBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual7

The indicator light lights up and an acoustic signal may sound: a system interruption is imminent.
The indicator warning light flashes: lane marking driven over.

Additional information:
Steering and Lane Control Assistant, refer to page 230.

Antilock Braking System ABS

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual8The Brake Assistant function may not activate. Avoid abrupt braking. Take the longer braking distance into account.

Have the system immediately checked by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

DSC Dynamic Stability Control

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual9The indicator light flashes: DSC controls the drive and braking forces. The vehicle is stabilized. Reduce speed and modify your driving style to the driving circumstances.

The indicator light lights up: DSC has malfunctioned.
Have the system immediately checked by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Additional information:
DSC Dynamic Stability Control, refer to page 212.
DSC Dynamic Stability Control is deactivated or DTC Dynamic Traction Control is activatedBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual9DSC is deactivated or DTC is activated. Additional information:

  • DSC Dynamic Stability Control, refer to page 212.
  • DTC Dynamic Traction Control, refer to page 214.

Flat Tire Monitor FTM

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual7The FTM signals a tire pressure loss in a tire.

Reduce your speed and stop cautiously. Avoid sudden braking and steering maneuvers. Additional information:
Run-flat tires, refer to page 338.

Tire pressure monitor

The indicator light illuminates: the Tire Pressure Monitor reports a low tire pressure or a flat tire. Follow the information in the Check Control message.
The indicator light flashes and is then illuminated continuously: flat tires or tire pressure losses cannot be detected.

Fault caused by systems or devices with the same radio frequency: after leaving the area of the interference, the system automatically becomes active again.

In the case of tires with special approval:
the tire pressure monitor was unable to complete the reset. Reset the system again.

A wheel without wheel electronics is mounted:
have it checked by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop as needed.

Malfunction: have the system checked by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Additional information:
Tire pressure monitor, refer to page 331.

Steering system
The steering system may not be working. Have the system checked by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Emissions

  • BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Approach Control Warning With light Braking Function User Manual11The warning light lights up: Emissions are deteriorating. Have the vehicle checked as soon as possible.
  • The warning light flashes under certain circumstances:
    This indicates that there is excessive misfiring in the engine.
    Reduce the vehicle speed and have the system checked immediately; otherwise, serious engine misfiring within a brief period can seriously damage emission control components, in particular the catalytic converter.
  • Additional information:
    Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis, refer to page 354.

Reference Links

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