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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 4th, 2006, 09:17 PM Thread Starter
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Run Flat Indicator?

I see from the spec that the R56 still has this useful feature.

I've been in the cars a few times but didn't spot the button to reset it, so where is it?

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I'm sure I heard somewhere you access this through the Trip Computer, I could be wrong though.
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djtex is right, it is done through the onboard computer, as it is not needed until you change the tyre pressures or get a flat.
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Hi, does anyone know how to reset the run flat indicator on a 57 plate mini cooper, i cant find a button anywhere and im not sure how to do it on the computer! please help
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Hi, does anyone know how to reset the run flat indicator on a 57 plate mini cooper, i cant find a button anywhere and im not sure how to do it on the computer! please help
Check your handbook?
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i seem to have been given a handbook for a cooper which has built in sat nav...which mine hasnt got so its all different
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Let me grab my handbook - give me 5 mins.
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OK - just checked my handbook.

First, check that all of your tyre pressures are correct.

Assuming they are, press and hold the button on the end of the indicator stalk. When "SET/INFO" appears, keep repeatedly pressing it until the "RESET" options appears (with a "flat tyre" icon and an exclamation mark in the middle). Then press (and hold) the stalk button until the display changes.

That's all the handbook says (so not actually sure what it should "change to" - I imagine back to the SET/INFO screen) - the book then basically adds, "drive off".

After X amount of time/miles driving, these pressure levels will be set as the norm, and the run flat indicator should reset itself and the warning light will disappear.

Hope that helps.
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thats great, thanks for your help! all sorted now and at least i know for next time! you dont know anything about connecting an ipod to a mini cooper do u, i bought a cheap lead instead of the dealer one but it doesnt work...assuming i am going to have to give in and buy the proper lead!

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