BMW X6 | E71 | X6 M | E72 |F16 2004-2014 TPMS Reset 1

BMW X6  | E71 | X6 M | E72 | F16 2004-2014 TPMS Reset

About BMW X6

The BMW X6 is a mid-size luxury crossover by German automaker BMW.

The first generation (E71) was released for sale in April 2008 for the 2008 model year The X6 was marketed as a sports activity coupé (SAC) by BMW. It combines the attributes of an SUV (high ground clearance, all-wheel drive and all-weather ability, large wheels and tires) with the stance of a coupé (styling featuring a sloping roof). It was based on the previous generation BMW 5 and 6 Series. E71 development began in 2003 under Peter Tuennermann, after start of E70 X5 development in 2001. Design work by E70 X5 designer Pierre Leclercq was frozen in 2005, with test mules being run from the summer of 2005 and prototypes being tested from late 2006. Production began on December 3, 2007.

The second generation X6 (F16) was launched at the Paris Motor Show in 2014.


BMW X6 TPMS Reset Instruction

With iDrive Tpms Reset

Indirect System (Flat Tire Monitor)

CAUTION: Do not initialize the system while snow chains are attached.

NOTE: Each time a tire inflation pressure has been corrected or a wheel or tire has been changed, reset the system.

Initialization:

  1. Using the iDrive MENU button, choose:
  2. Vehicle Info”
  3. Vehicle status”
  4. Reset
  5. Start the engine.
  6. Start the initialization using “Reset”.IDRIVE SHOWING RESET DISPLAY
  7. Start to drive.

The initialization is completed during driving, which can be interrupted at any time. When driving resumes, the initialization is continued automatically.

Checking FTM Status:

  1. Using the iDrive MENU button, choose:
  2. “Vehicle Info”
  3. “Vehicle status”
  4. “Flat Tire Monitor”
  5. The status will be diplayed.iDrive Showing Tire Monitor Status.png

Direct System (Tire Pressure Monitor)

NOTE: Each time a tire inflation pressure has been corrected or a wheel or tire has
been changed, reset the system.

TPMS Status indicator on the Control Display:

The color of the tires represents the status of the tires and the system. TPM takes into account that tire pressures change while the vehicle is being driven. The tire pressures do not need to be corrected unless the TPM instructs you to do so by means of color indicators.

#Green: The tire inflation pressure corresponds to the established target value. “TPM active” appears
on the Control Display.
#One Wheel Yellow: There is a flat tire or substantial loss of tire pressure in the indicated tire. A
message appears on the Control Display.
#All Wheels Yellow: There is a flat tire or substantial loss of tire pressure in several tires. A message
appears on the Control Display.
#Gray: The system cannot detect a puncture. Possible reasons for this:
  • TPM is being reset.
  • Temporary malfunction caused by systems or devices using the same radio frequency.
  • Malfunction.

Reset Procedure:

  1. Using the iDrive MENU button, choose:
  2. “Vehicle Info”
  3. “Vehicle status”
  4. “Reset”
  5. Start the engine. Do not begin driving.
  6. Start the reset using “Reset”. IDRIVE SHOWING RESET DISPLAY
  7. Start to drive.
  8. The tires are shown in gray and “Resetting TPM…” is displayed.

After driving a few minutes, the set inflation pressures in the tires are accepted as the target values to be monitored. The system reset is completed during your drive, and can be interrupted at any time. When driving resumes, the reset is continued automatically. On the Control Display, the tires are shown in green and “TPM active” is displayed again.

IMPORTANT: If a flat tire is detected while the system is resetting and determining the inflation pressures, all tires on the Control Display are displayed in yellow. The message “Low tire!” is shown.

Without iDrive TPMS Reset

Indirect System (Flat Tire Monitor)

CAUTION: Do not initialize the system while snow chains are attached.

NOTE: Each time a tire inflation pressure has been corrected or a wheel or tire has been changed, reset the system.

Reset:

  1. Start the engine.
  2. Lightly push button 1 on the turn indicator. Flat Tire Monitor Status Display
  3. Lever the turn indicator up or down repeatedly until the tire monitor symbol appears in the display, accompanied by the word “RESET”.
  4. Flat Tire Monitor Status Display
  5. Press button 2 to confirm your choice of the Flat Tire Monitor.
  6. Press button 2 for approx. 5 seconds until the a check mark is shown next to the “RESET” display.
  7. Drive the vehicle.

The initialization is completed during driving, which can be interrupted at any time. When driving resumes,the initialization is continued automatically.

Direct System (Tire Pressure Monitor)

CAUTION: Do not initialize the system while snow chains are attached.

NOTE: Each time a tire inflation pressure has been corrected or a wheel or tire has been changed, reset the system.

IMPORTANT: The system does not work correctly if it has not been reset; for example, a flat tire may be indicated even though the tire inflation pressures are correct. The system is inactive and cannot indicate a flat tire if a wheel without TPM electronics, such as a compact spare wheel, has been mounted, or if TPM is temporarily malfunctioning due to other systems or devices using the same radio frequency.

Reset:

  1. Start the engine.
  2. Lightly push button 1 on the turn indicator. See Fig. 25 below
  3. Lever the turn indicator up or down repeatedly until the tire monitor symbol appears in the display, accompanied by the word “RESET”. See Fig. 25 below
  4. Press button 2 to confirm your choice of the Tire Pressure Monitor. In the display, “ACTIVE” will appear above “RESET”. See Fig. 25 below
  5. Press button 2 for approx. 5 seconds. In the display, “RESETTING” will now appear above “RESET”. See Fig. 25 below
  6. Drive the vehicle.

Fig 25 Tire Pressure Monitor Status Display.png

After driving a few minutes, the set inflation pressures in the tires are accepted as the target values to be monitored. The system reset is completed during your drive, and can be interrupted at any time. When driving resumes, the reset is continued automatically. The indicator lamp goes out after the system reset is completed.

System Reset Failure:

Message For Unsuccessful System Reset: The warning lamp lights up yellow. A message will appear on the Control Display. Check the tire inflation pressure and reset the system.

Malfunction: The small warning lamp flashes in yellow and then lights up continuously; the larger warning lamp comes on in yellow. On the Control Display, the tires are shown in gray and a message appears. No punctures can be detected. This type of message is shown in the following situations:

  • If there is a malfunction. Have the system checked.
  • If a wheel without TPM electronics has been mounted.
  • If TPM is temporarily malfunctioning due to other systems or devices using the same radio frequency.

Thats All! Thank you Very Much.

 

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