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Cause
Special actions to be taken
Indication in US models:
Parking brake applied
Indication in Canadian models:
Parking brake applied
Indication in US models
Lights up in red:
Brake fluid level too low
Reduced braking effect, stop the car
carefully. Contact your BMW center.
Lights up in yellow:
Drive-off assistant has failed. The car
Have the system checked as soon as
will not be held in place after the brake
possible.
is released
Indication in Canadian models
Lights up in red:
Brake fluid level too low
Reduced braking effect, stop the car
carefully. Contact your BMW center.
Lights up in yellow:
Drive-off assistant has failed. The car
Have the system checked as soon as
will not be held in place after the brake
possible.
is released
Indication in US models:
Have the condition of the brake pads
Brake pads worn
checked without delay.
Indication in Canadian models:
Have the condition of the brake pads
Brake pads worn
checked without delay.
Lights up in red:
Have the system in question checked
without delay.
> Starter failed or
The engine cannot be restarted.
> Ignition malfunctioning. Engine
Depress the brake to restart the engine.
restart only possible when brake is
depressed or
> lighting system failed. Low beams/
tail lamps and brake lamps still
operational. All other lamps failed
Lights up in yellow:
> Control of the brake lamps failed or
You can continue your journey, but
moderate your speed and exercise due
> fuel supply malfunctioning, or
caution. Have the system in question
> electrical system of trailer hitch*
checked without delay.
failed
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1
2
Cause
Special actions to be taken
Flashing:
Dynamic Stability Control DSC or
Dynamic Traction Control DTC is con-
trolling drive and braking forces, refer
also to page 65
Dynamic Traction Control DTC acti-
vated, refer also to page 65
Dynamic Stability Control DSC and
Driving stability limited during acceler-
Dynamic Traction Control DTC deacti-
ation and cornering.
vated, refer also to page 65
You can continue your journey, but
moderate your speed and exercise due
caution.
Suspension control system failed, refer
Driving stability limited during acceler-
also to page 64
ation and cornering.
You can continue your journey, but
moderate your speed and exercise due
caution. Have the system checked as
soon as possible.
Indication in US models:
The driving stability control systems,
Driving stability limited during acceler-
including ABS and the Tire Pressure
ation and cornering.
Monitor, have failed, refer also to
You can continue your journey, but
page 64
moderate your speed and exercise due
caution. Have the system checked as
soon as possible.
Indication* in Canadian models:
The driving stability control systems,
Driving stability limited during acceler-
including ABS and the Flat Tire Monitor
ation and cornering.
or Tire Pressure Monitor*, have failed,
You can continue your journey, but
refer also to page 64
moderate your speed and exercise due
caution. Have the system checked as
soon as possible.
Indication* in Canadian models:
The driving stability control systems,
Driving stability limited during acceler-
including ABS and the Flat Tire Monitor
ation and cornering.
or Tire Pressure Monitor*, have failed,
You can continue your journey, but
refer also to page 64
moderate your speed and exercise due
caution. Have the system checked as
soon as possible.
Indication in US models:
Vehicle electronics failed
You cannot continue your journey.
Contact your BMW center.
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2
Cause
Special actions to be taken
Indication* in Canadian models:
Vehicle electronics failed
You cannot continue your journey.
Contact your BMW center.
Indication* in Canadian models:
Vehicle electronics failed
You cannot continue your journey.
Contact your BMW center.
Vehicles with Flat Tire Monitor*:
Light up in yellow and red:
> Tire is deflated
Carefully bring the car to a stop. Com-
ply with the additional information
starting on page 66.
> Flat Tire Monitor not initialized
Initialize Flat Tire Monitor, refer to
page 66.
Light up in yellow:
Flat Tire Monitor failed. Punctures are
Have the system checked.
not indicated
Vehicles with Tire Pressure Monitor*:
Light up in yellow and red:
> There is a flat tire or substantial loss Carefully bring the car to a stop. Com-
of tire pressure
ply with the additional information
starting on page 67.
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2
Cause
Special actions to be taken
Vehicles with Tire Pressure Monitor*:
Light up in yellow:
> Tire Pressure Monitor not initialized
Check the inflation pressure and reset
the system, refer to page 68.
The small lamp flashes in yellow and
then lights up continuously; the larger
lamp comes on in yellow:
> Tire Pressure Monitor has failed.
Have the system checked.
Punctures are not indicated
> A wheel without TPM electronics
Have the system checked.
has been mounted
> Interference from systems or
devices that use the same radio fre-
quency. The system automatically
reactivates once it is outside of the
field of interference
Lights up in red:
> Transmission limp-home program
You can continue your journey, but
active with restricted range of
moderate your speed and exercise due
gears, possibly with reduced accel-
caution. Have the system checked
eration.
without delay.
Gears can be engaged without
Always depress the brake to engage a
depressing the brake
gear.
Lights up in yellow:
Have the system checked as soon as
possible.
> Automatic selector lever locked:
Override the selector lever lock, refer to
Selector lever locked in position P
page 51.
with engine running and brake
depressed or
> Brake signal malfunctioning: gear
Always depress the brake to engage a
can be engaged without depress-
gear. Before leaving the vehicle, move
ing the brake
the selector lever to position P and
switch off the engine.
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1
2
Cause
Special actions to be taken
Lights up in red:
Transmission overheating
Bring the car to a stop and move the
selector lever to position P. Allow the
transmission to cool down. You can
continue your journey, but moderate
your speed and exercise due caution.
Have the system checked if the situa-
tion reoccurs.
Lights up in yellow:
Transmission too hot
Avoid high engine loads. You can con-
tinue your journey, but moderate your
speed and exercise due caution.
Selector lever position P not engaged.
Vehicle not prevented from rolling
Selector lever position P not engaged.
Engage selector lever position P when
Ignition cannot be switched off
you wish to switch off the ignition, refer
to page 47.
Pinch protection system of the power
Have the system checked.
windows malfunctioning
Pinch protection system of the electric
Have the system checked.
glass roof malfunctioning
Cruise control system failed
You can continue your journey. Have
the system checked.
Park Distance Control failed
Have the system checked.
> High-beam assistant inactive
Clean the sensor field on the front of
the interior rearview mirror, refer to
page 77.
> High-beam assistant malfunction- Have the system checked by your near-
ing
est BMW center.
> Sensitivity of the high-beam assis- There is a risk that oncoming traffic
tant has been changed
may be blinded. Have the system
checked by your nearest BMW center.
Bulb of exterior lighting system failed
Have the exterior lighting checked as
soon as possible.
Low-beam headlamp or fog lamp failed Have the low beams checked as soon
as possible.
High-beam headlamp failed
Have the high-beam headlamps
checked.
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1
2
Cause
Special actions to be taken
Adaptive light control failed
Coolant level too low
Add coolant immediately, refer to
page 117.
Lights up in red:
Service appointment overdue
Arrange a service appointment.
Check service requirements, refer to
page 61.
Lights up in yellow:
Service due
Arrange a service appointment.
Check service requirements, refer to
page 61.
No service due
Set speed limit* has been exceeded
Time and date no longer correct
Set the time and date, refer to page 62.
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Reference
This chapter contains technical data and an
index that will help you find information most
quickly.
Technical data
Engine data
128i
135i
Displacement
cu in/cmμ
182.8/2,996
181.8/2,979
Number of cylinders
6
6
Maximum power output
hp
230
300
at engine speed
rpm
6,500
5,800
Maximum torque
lb ft/Nm
200/270
300/407
at engine speed
rpm
2,750
1,400 - 5,000
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Dimensions
Coupe
All dimensions given in inches/mm.
Smallest turning circle dia.: 35.1 ft/10.7 m
135i: height 55.4 in/1,408 mm
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Convertible
All dimensions given in inches/mm.
Smallest turning circle dia.: 35.1 ft/10.7 m.
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Weights
Coupe
128i
135i
Approved gross weight
> with manual transmission
lbs/kg
4,134/1,875
4,255/1,930
> with automatic transmission
lbs/kg
4,211/1,910
4,266/1,935
Load
lbs/kg
794/360
794/360
Approved front axle load
lbs/kg
2,028/920
2,116/960
Approved rear axle load
lbs/kg
2,249/1,020
2,249/1,020
Approved roof load capacity
lbs/kg
165/75
165/75
Cargo area capacity
cu ft/liters
13.1/370
13.1/370
Convertible
128i
135i
Approved gross weight
> with manual transmission
lbs/kg
4,398/1,995
4,564/2,070
> with automatic transmission
lbs/kg
4,475/2,030
4,575/2,075
Load
lbs/kg
772/350
772/350
Approved front axle load
lbs/kg
2,050/930
2,149/975
Approved rear axle load
lbs/kg
2,447/1,110
2,447/1,110
Approved roof load capacity
lbs/kg
-
-
Cargo area capacity
cu ft/liters
9.1 - 10.7/260 - 305
9.1 - 10.7/260 - 305
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Capacities
Notes
Fuel tank:
US gal/liters approx. 14.0/53
Fuel grade: page 105
including reserve of
US gal/liters
approx. 2.1/8.0
Window washer system
For more details: page 53
including headlamp washers
US qt/liters
approx. 6.3/6.0
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