Status display on iDrive Control Display: The tire and system status is indicated by the color of the tires. December 22, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Possible sensor or antenna fault. Send us a comment if our procedures are correctly. Ensure warning indicators go out. Comments and Suggestions: Darhino27sr Comments: My radio stop working so I can't use the I drive to reset the warning light and when I use the turn signal roll switch go to system check then get to the low tire there is no reset option December 3, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Here is a the way to reset an iDrive unit. Drive the vehicle through various speed ranges to complete reset about 15 minutes.
Set the tire pressure of all wheels to specification and start the engine. The resetting of sensors on all models can be performed through a button on the dash, turn signal stalk or the iDrive interface. Temporary spares do not have a wheel sensor. You should keep tire inflation at recommended levels in any weather conditions. Upon restart, the system says it is inactive and won't reset. Might need to have the system checked or recalibrated in case the system has gotten confused as to which tires are at which locations. An incorrect sensor will not be registered and a fault will be recorded in the diagnostic system.
If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil change. When I got back to the house, I found my air gauge and checked the tires. There are different specs for driving speeds greater than 100 mph. This could be an early indicator that the tire pressures are getting low and need to be inflated to the proper pressure. I have to do this when there is a large temp change once in a while. I found another web post regarding an M5, also the front left tire. Inflate all tires including spare to correct pressure as indicated on Vehicle Tire Placard.
The system only detects a low pressure condition while the vehicle is being driven. If you have a tire puncture and are losing air, you will be notified, therefore allowing you to immediately pull over and reduce the damage to the tire. The system completes the calibration process during driving. I reset the system and it now works fine. I would grab a repair manual. Vehicle must be driven for up to 20 minutes above 20mph to complete relearn. If the system is not working properly, a fault code will be set.
Inflate all tires to correct pressure specification as indicated on the Vehicle Tire Placard. This is an information site where you can solve your car problems. You can set it for 70mph for example and if you exceed that it will chime to remind you to slow down. A message appears on the Control Display. Drive the vehicle for 15 minutes to complete reset.
Any time you have a warning message related to tire pressure, immediately pull over and check all four tire pressures. When checking air pressure, always use a plastic valve stem cap. May 8, 2019 Two more Tire Discounters Inc. Tire load index tells you how much weight your tire can carry. Once the light lights up, then drive for a couple hundred feet and it will go out.
If driving is interrupted, reset will resume at next drive cycle. Operate the tire pressure warning reset switch only after the inflation pressures of all tires have been adjusted on the vehicle. On some X5's you can do it through the instrument cluster whereas other through the button on the centre console depending on the spec. Let me know and il guide you through it. After that the light should stay off. Most likely the steering angle needs to be reset because of some crazy stuff electrical gremlins that cause it to lose it's position or memory of the steering. April 30, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Just confirm it has the same supply voltage as an opposing sensor.
Note: Do not reset the system when compact spare tire or snow chains are installed. Inflate all tires to correct pressure specification as indicated on the Vehicle Tire Placard. So it is important to check your tire pressure throughout the year as the seasons change as tire pressure changes about 1psi for every 10F change in temperature. When reset has completed, the tire graphics in the display will turn green, and pressure values will be shown for each tire except spare. I will never doubt the system again. Pressure will change by 1psi for every 10 degree change.
Remember, when checking the air pressure in these tires, it must be done when the tires are cold sitting for at least 2 hours. The tires are shown in gray on the Control Display and a message is displayed. If you ever have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them at the bottom of the post pages. See appropriate tire pressure monitor system under reset procedures. If a tire loses pressure, a warning lamp is illuminated in the instrument cluster and a warning chime sounds. . If it takes longer than one minute, to match the first tire and wheel, or more than five minutes to match all four tire and wheel positions the matching process stops and you will need to start over.