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Repairing runflat tyres
The question is regularly asked whether a repair should be performed on runflat tyres after
a loss of pressure.
(also known as "tyres with emergency
running characteristics") can be
recognised by a circular symbol on the
side wall bearing the letters RSC
(Runflat System Component).
As a general rule, BMW has never recommended repairs on tyres. However,
should individual customers wish to have their tyre repaired, their wishes may be
A list of tyre manufacturers who approve or disapprove of repairs to runflat tyres can be
found in the section headed "Procedure".
Contact the local representative of the tyre manufacturer concerned.
Please note the following when naming the nearest authorised tyre dealer for runflat
Tyre manufacturers who approve of repairs on runflat tyres (under certain conditions):
Tyre manufacturers who disapprove of repairs on runflat tyres:
SI Repairing runflat tyres All models
BMW AG - TIS
Issue status (12/2007) Valid only until next DVD is issued
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