BMW dashboard RED Lights

BMW WARNING LIGHTS

BMW dashboard warning lights should not be taken lightly. It's important to familiarize yourself with this guide.

RED

You Should pull over as soon as it is safe and call for roadside assistance, as you may have a serious problem with your car.

YELLOW

Then this means that an action is required, and it is recommended that you book a service with an authorised repairer at any recognized BMW dealerships.

GREEN

This is simply information and does not require immediate action, although you should keep an eye on them.

Complete guide

Red-lights

Seat belt reminder​

Seat belt is not fastened on the driver's side.​ Flashing or illuminating: seat belt on the driver's or front passenger side is not fastened. The seat belt reminder can also be triggered if there are objects in the front passenger seat. Check whether the seat belt has been fastened correctly.

Airbag system

Airbag system and belt tensioner may be faulty.​ Immediately have the vehicle checked by a Service Partner of the manufacturer or another qualified Service Partner or a specialist workshop.

Brake system

Brake system malfunctioning. Continue driving at moderate speed. Immediately have the vehicle checked by a Service Partner of the manufacturer or another qualified Service Partner or a specialist workshop.

​Person Warning

Symbol in the instrument display. If there is a risk of collision with a detected person, the symbol illuminates and a signal sounds.

Seat belt reminder for rear seats

Red: seat belt not fastened on the corresponding rear seat.

Green: seat belt fastened on the corresponding rear seat.

Front-end collision warning

Illuminating: forewarning, for example if a danger of collision is anticipated or there is a very short distance to a vehicle ahead. Increase distance. Flashing: acute warning in the event of an immediate collision if the vehicle approaches another vehicle with relatively high differential speed. Engage by braking and swerving as required.

Orange/Yellow-Lights

be forward