BMW X3 Owners Manual: Functional readiness of the airbag system

BMW X3 Owners Manual / Controls / Safety / Airbags / Functional readiness of the airbag system

When the ignition is reel on, the warning lamp in the instrument cluster lights up briefly and thereby indicates the operational readiness of the entire airbag system and the belt tensioner.

Airbag system malfunctioning

  • Warning lamp does not come on when the ignition is turned on.
  • The warning lamp lights up continuously.

In case of a malfunction have airbag system checked immediately.

In case of a malfunction have airbag system checked immediately; otherwise, there is a risk that the system does not function as expected in case of a severe accident.

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