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BMW of Rockville

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Rockville, MD 20852

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    Dash Indicator Lights

    BMW Dash Indicator Warning Lights



     
        

    There are a few things to keep in mind when you see an indicator light come across your dashboard. Please review the

    following indicator lamps below and refer to your owner?s manual for further description. If at any time an indicator lamp

    comes across your dashboard in Red that means the problem is more sever and to have the vehicle check immediately without

    delay. If the warning lamp comes across in yellow it means caution and to have the vehicle checked. If you have any

    questions about what an indicator lights means or what you should do when that light persist please contact a member of our

    Service Team today at (888) 445-6018.When traction is activated the indicator lamp lights up in the tachometer.If this

    indicator lamp lights up in red the tire has rapidly deflated. Please bring your car to a stop and check your tires. If this

    indicator lamp comes on in yellow the tire pressures are off about 10% or more. Remember that is the temperature drops that

    could cause the light to come on as well.If this indicator lamp lights up in red the tire has rapidly deflated. Please bring

    your car to a stop and check your tires. If this indicator lamp comes on in yellow the tire pressures are off about 10% or

    more. Remember that is the temperature drops that could cause the light to come on as well.The indicator lamp flashes or

    lights up and a signal sound. Make sure that the safety belts are positioned correctly. The safety belt reminder is active

    at speeds above 5mph. it can also be activated if objects are placed on the front passenger seat.Belt tensioners and/or

    airbag system failed. You should have the system checked immediately. Fasten the safety belts away When this light comes on,

    with the engine running turn the steering wheel all the way to the left and right several times in a uniform manner until

    the warning lamp disappears. Have the system checked if the warning lamp does not go out after moving the steering wheel

    approx. 6 times or if the steering wheel is at an angle.The warning light flashes under certain circumstances:

    This indicated that there is excessive misfiring in the engine. Reduce the speed and have the system checked immediately,

    otherwise serious engine misfiring within a brief period can seriously damage emission control components.The driving

    stability control systems, including ABS and Tire Pressure Monitor, have failed. You can continue your journey. Reduced

    braking and driving stability. Drive cautiously and think well ahead. Avoid breaking with full force, driving on rough

    tracks, and depressing the accelerator pedal to full throttle or kick-down position. Have the system checked

    immediately.This signal means that your engine oil level is too low. Add proper oil immediately.This indicator light

    indicates that your coolant level is too low. Add coolant immediately.If this signal lights up in red your Brake fluid level

    is too low. You can continue your journey, but moderate your speed and exercise due to caution. Have the system checked! If

    this lights up in yellow your hill top feature has failed. This means that the car will not be held in place after the brake

    is released. Have check immediately. If this signal lights up in red your service is overdue and you need to schedule a

    service appointment or bring your vehicle in. if this lights up in yellow then your vehicle is due for service.If you hear a

    Ding and see this indicator lamp than the Outside Temperature has reached 37 degrees or below. Please be aware of road

    conditions as they could be dangerous. Your Cruising Range is no more than 30 miles til empty. You should refuel as soon as

    possible. Make sure that the gas cap is correctly positioned and close it until it audibly clicks. Do not jam the strap

    between the gas cap and the vehicle.Pay attention to other Lights that may be on. It will come on when you have ¼ of a tank

    of gas left.Add washer fluid as soon as possible.Carefully bring the car to a stop, switch off the engine and allow it to

    cool down. Do not open the hood; otherwise there would be a risk of injury by scalding. Contact your BMW dealer. Have your

    battery check without delay.Have the exterior lighting checked as soon as possible.This signal means that your brake pads

    are worn. Have the condition of the brake pads checked without delay.

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