BMW X3 Owners Manual: Indication of a flat tire

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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 sudden braking and steering maneuvers.

2. Check whether the vehicle is fitted with regular tires or run-flat tires.

Run-flat tires, are labeled with a circular symbol containing the letters RSC marked on the tire's sidewall.

Do not continue driving without run-flat tires

Do not continue driving if the vehicle is not equipped with run-flat tires; continued driving may result in serious accidents.

When a flat tire is indicated, DSC Dynamic Stability Control is switched on if needed.

    Initialization
    When initializing the once set inflation tire pressures serve as reference values in order to detect a flat tire. Initialization is started by confi ...

    System limits
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