BMW Dashboard Yellow/Orange Lights

BMW WARNING LIGHTS

Complete guide

Yellow / Orange-lights

Anti-lock Brake System, ABS​

Avoid abrupt braking if possible. Braking force reinforcement faulty. Consider longer braking distance. Immediately have a check performed by a Service Partner of the manufacturer or another qualified Service Partner or a specialist workshop.

Tyre Pressure Monitor TPM

Illuminating: the Tyre Pressure Monitor reports a loss of tyre pressure in a tyre. Reduce your speed and carefully stop the vehicle. Avoid violent or sudden braking and steering manoeuvres. Flashing and then illuminating continuously: no flat tyres or loss of tyre pressure can be detected. In need of replacement tyres? Our BMW tyre experts are here to help and can provide information about the durability and performance of different tyres.

Dynamic Stability Control DSC deactivated, or Dynamic Traction Control DTC activated

Dynamic Stability Control DSC, is switched off or Dynamic Traction Control DTC is switched on.​ The system guarantees maximum forward traction with simultaneous limited driving stability for special road conditions, e.g. snow-covered roads. ​Activation: ​Press the button until the DSC OFF indicator light comes on in the speedometer and TRACTION is displayed in the revolution counter.

​Rear fog lights

Rear fog lights are switched on​.​ If automatic driving lights control has been activated, the low-beam headlights come on automatically when the rear fog lights are switched on.​

Manual speed limiter

Illuminating: the system is switched on. Flashing: set speed limit exceeded. An acoustic signal may sound. Reduce speed or deactivate system.​

Lane departure warning

​System is switched on and warns you under certain conditions if you leave a detected lane without indicating first.​ When there are warnings, the steering wheel starts to vibrate slightly. The timing of this warning may vary depending on the current driving situation.

Steering system

​Steering system faulty. Have the steering system checked by a Service Partner of the manufacturer or another qualified Service Partner or a specialist workshop.

Engine functions

Have the vehicle checked by a Service Partner of the manufacturer or another qualified Service Partner or a specialist workshop.​

Red Lights

be forward