TPMS Reset: BMW Active Hybrid 5 2012-2015 Tire Pressure Sensor

TPMS Reset-BMW Active Hybrid 5 2012-2015 Tire Pressure Sensor

BMW Active Hybrid 5 2012-2015 Tire Pressure Monitoring System TPMS Reset

Easy to follow guide on how to reset the TPMS service maintenance indicator warning light on BMW Active Hybrid 5 from the year 2012 to 2015.

No special tools are required to perform this relearn procedure.

Relearn Procedure for Models Equipped with iDrive:

1. Inflate all tires to pressure listed on tire placard.
2. Turn the ignition to the ON/RUN position with the engine OFF.
3. Using the iDrive controller, select Settings or Vehicle Info.
4. Select Vehicle, Vehicle/Tires or Vehicle Status.
5. Select TPM, Reset TPM or Preform Reset.
6. Start the engine and select Reset, then Yes.
7. Press media control located on the center console.
8. Vehicle must be driven for up to 10 minutes, at a speed of 25 MPH or more, to complete relearn.

Relearn Procedure for Models NOT Equipped with iDrive:

1. Inflate all tires to pressure listed on tire placard.
2. Start the engine.
3. Move the turn signal toggle switch up or down until the TPMS telltale and REST are displayed.
4. Press the button at the end of the turn signal lever.
5. Press, and hold button, at the end of the turn signal lever until RESETTING or a checkmark is displayed.
6. Vehicle must be driven for up to 20 minutes, at a speed of 20 MPH or more, to complete relearn.

Relearn Procedure for Models NOT Equipped with iDrive (only select models):

1. Inflate all tires to pressure listed on tire placard.
2. Start the engine.
3. Hold down the TPMS Reset button (located under the hazards switch or in front
of the gear selector) until the TPMS light illuminates on the gauge cluster.
4. Vehicle must be driven for up to 20 minutes, at a speed of 20 MPH or more, to complete relearn.

 

About BMW Active Hybrid 5

The ActiveHybrid is a hybrid version of the 5 Series based on the 535i Sedan. It was previewed by the Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show and produced from 2011 to 2016.

The production ActiveHybrid 5 features a synchronous electric motor integrated into the housing of the automatic gearbox. This is combined with the turbocharged 3.0 litre straight-six engine from the 535i.The electric motor produces 40 kW (54 bhp) and 210 N⋅m (150 lb⋅ft) of torque. The lithium-ion battery has its own cooling system and has a capacity of 1.35 kWh.[103] Due to the presence of the battery, luggage space is reduced from 520 litres to 375 litres.

Electric-only mode can be used at speeds of up to 60 km/h (37 mph).The ActiveHybrid 5 includes a start-stop system and a coasting mode. BMW claims the ActiveHybrid 5 is capable of an electric-only range of 4 km (2.5 mi).

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rated the 2013 model year ActiveHybrid 5 with a combined fuel economy of 26 mpg‑US (9.0 L/100 km; 31 mpg‑imp), with 23 mpg‑US (10 L/100 km; 28 mpg‑imp) in the city, and 30 mpg‑US (7.8 L/100 km; 36 mpg‑imp) in highway. The fuel-saving technologies reduces fuel consumption and emissions by more than 10%. (Source Wiki)

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