Thread: F30 TPMS Facts!
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      08-21-2012, 12:14 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Yobyot View Post
Yeah, I suspected the light would be on. But would it stop there? For example, if you have BMW Assist (and I do), would this "check condition" cause it to call the dealer, as it's supposed to do when a malfunction is noted?

Worse -- and more speculatively -- would it cause the safety systems like ABS and DTC to change behaviors?

These cars are heavily digital. The wheels are there just to keep the computers from scraping the road. I doubt anyone really knows what the impact of no TPMSs would be in the car.

Still, it would be crazy, wouldn't it, to engineer a car so that something else failed if the TPMS sensors failed or were not present.

Maybe I can code the car to turn off a TPMS warning.
On the E9X, if the system was run for long enough without TPMS the function would be locked in the warning position, in other words if you tried to add TPMS it would not register and needed to be re-flashed by the dealer to work again.

Originally Posted by 328inGE View Post
where is the best/cheapest place to get new TPMS for the F30?
check our site, we have them with the valves included.