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Re: Tire pressure sticker missing?

Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:34 pm

I guess for a U.S. car, mine is not the norm.

It has the red emergency road triangle on the back hatch.
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And both the BMW Emergency First Aid Kit, and the BMW High Visibility Safety Vests
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Tucked into the the Frunk on-board storage bag.
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Re: Tire pressure sticker missing?

Fri May 03, 2019 11:39 pm

My car is also in 2014 release. There is also no tire pressure sticker.

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Re: Tire pressure sticker missing?

Sun May 05, 2019 12:05 am

MKH wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:34 pm
I guess for a U.S. car, mine is not the norm.


And both the BMW Emergency First Aid Kit, and the BMW High Visibility Safety Vests

Amazing. How old is your car? Could it have been part of the press fleet? I've sat in one pre-production BMW (not an i3) and it had different stickers.



Have you checked your car's options on bimmer.work ?

Mine has:



230 Eu Specific Additional Equipment Eu Spezifische Zusatzumfaenge
428 Warning Triangle Warndreieck
812 England Version England/irland Ausfuehrung
880 English / On-board Documentation Englisch / Bordliteratur
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Re: Tire pressure sticker missing?

Sun May 05, 2019 3:55 am

In Bimmer.work the car shows a production date of 2015-09-10.
Market USA
853 Language Version English Sprachversion Englisch
8BK Loading Dose Export Ladedose Export

No 230 or 428 listed in the options

From the history in Carfax, started life as a Dealer service loaner in Texas, in a smallish-town (100,000 population). Then was sold on a three year lease. I got it from a BMW lease return vehicle auction when the lease ended, and the previous owner turned in the car.

Might be something the Dealer just added?
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Re: Tire pressure sticker missing?

Sun May 05, 2019 10:00 am

MKH wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 3:55 am

Might be something the Dealer just added?

US dealers are not able to order the first aid kit.

The previous owner might have bought the kit, triangle and vests on eBay or even at an EU BMW dealer.
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Re: Tire pressure sticker missing?

Mon May 06, 2019 5:04 am

US dealers are not able to order the first aid kit.
Actually, BMW USA shows a couple of different BMW first aid kits, as well as the BMW safety vests listed for sale on their web-site and links you to a local dealer to complete the purchase.

https://www.shopbmwusa.com/BMW-SAFETY-PRODUCTS

No warning triangle, however - so your guess on the last owner adding these items may be likely. I remember when I had my Mini Cooper, and was in for service at the local BMW dealer, a BMW owner, who had recently immigrated from Poland, was asking how to have his new BMW equipped with the 'EU normal' safety gear. Guess if you are used to having to have those safety items in a car, to the point of heavy fines if they are missing, you don't see your car as fully equipped without them.
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Re: Tire pressure sticker missing?

Mon May 06, 2019 3:16 pm

Part of the reason why BMW has a place to store a first aid kit is that it is the law that requires you to stop and offer aid if you see an accident in Germany. Not sure about other EU countries.
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Re: Tire pressure sticker missing?

Tue May 07, 2019 6:49 am

MKH wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 5:04 am


Actually, BMW USA shows a couple of different BMW first aid kits, as well as the BMW safety vests listed for sale on their web-site and links you to a local dealer to complete the purchase.

https://www.shopbmwusa.com/BMW-SAFETY-PRODUCTS

The American kit is different. It looks like BMW USA are selling an approximation of the German kit made-up of US approved components.



This is the current German DIN 13 162 first aid kit, sold by BMW Park Lane.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Genuine- ... 2c66e286af


Guess if you are used to having to have those safety items in a car, to the point of heavy fines if they are missing, you don't see your car as fully equipped without them.
I go though annual first aid training as part of my job. We've got kits in both cars and a much large set of kits at work. I hope I never need to use any of them.
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