2000 BMW X5

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

5 Recalls for 2000 BMW X5

Recall Date Component Summary
June 14, 2001 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4.4I SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, ABRASION PARTICLES COULD DEPOSIT ON THE ELECTRICAL CONTACTS WITHIN THE SWITCH, CAUSING A DISRUPTION OF THE ELECTRIC CURRENT THROUGH THE CONTACTS. IF THE DISRUPTION OCCURS WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STATIONARY WITH THE TRANSMISSION IN THE NEUTRAL OR PARK POSITIONS, THE TRANSMISSION WILL SWITCH AUTOMATICALLY INTO THE EMERGENCY PROGRAM, WHICH IS DISPLAYED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER VIA A WARNING LAMP AND A MESSAGE, “TRANS. FAIL-SAFE PROG.” IN THIS CASE, THE VEHICLE CAN BE DRIVEN IN LOWER GEARS ONLY WITH LIMITED ENGINE OUTPUT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION GEAR POSITION INDICATOR SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 14, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

June 14, 2001 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4.4I SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THERE IS A PLASTIC CARRIER TO WHICH THE OIL FILTER HOUSING IS ATTACHED. OIL SUPPLY AND RETURN LINES ARE ATTACHED TO THE FILTER HOUSING. OVER TIME, THIS CARRIER COULD SAG SLIGHTLY. IF THIS HAPPENS, ONE OF THE OIL LINES, WHICH ARE ARMORED WITH STEEL MESH, COULD COME INTO CONTACT AND CHAFE A STEEL BRAKE LINE LOCATED IMMEDIATELY UNDERNEATH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RUBBER SPACER BELOW THE PLASTIC CARRIER TO PREVENT SAGGING AND SUBSEQUENT CONTACT BETWEEN THE OIL AND BRAKE LINES. BRAKE LINES WHOSE ANTICORROSION LAYER IS FOUND TO BE DAMAGED AS A RESULT OF CONTACT WITH THE OIL LINE WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 14, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

January 9, 2003 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, IT MAY BE POSSIBLE FOR THE FRONT BRAKE LINE TO SLIP OUT OF THE RETAINING BRACKET LOCATED AT THE FRONT STRUT. THE BRAKE HOSE THAT IS ATTACHED TO THE BRAKE LINE COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH THE TIRE AND BE SUBJECTED TO WEAR AND ABRASION.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL RETAINING CLIP TO FURTHER SECURE THE BRAKE LINE TO THE FRONT STRUT. ADDITIONALLY, IF INSPECTION OF ANY BRAKE HOSE INDICATES THAT IT HAS EXPERIENCED DAMAGE, THE HOSE WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 14, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

July 24, 2002 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, DUE TO A MANUFACTURING PROBLEM, THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM PIVOT SHAFT COULD LOOSEN FROM ITS SUPPORT BRACKET.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL CHECK THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM PIVOT SHAFT FOR PROPER SEATING IN ITS SUPPORT BRACKET. IN ADDITION, A PIN WILL BE INSTALLED TO SECURE THE SHAFT TO THE BRACKET. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 14, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-332-4269.

January 18, 2000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE LOWER STEERING SHAFT COUPLING INCLUDES A PLASTIC COLLAR WHICH FITS OVER THE LOWER STEERING RACK INPUT SHAFT. THIS COLLAR IS PUSHED DOWN ONTO THE STEERING RACK AND TIGHTENED DURING ASSEMBLY. ON SOME OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE COLLAR MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PUSHED DOWN FULLY ONTO THE RACK AT THE ASSEMBLY PLANT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING RACK INPUT SHAFT COLLAR FOR PROPER POSITIONING, AND REPOSITION IS NECESSARY.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2000 BMW X5

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29 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2000 BMW X5

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SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10871057
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10703558
STEERING
ODI Number: 10513015
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10455084
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10452983
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10384325
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10312139
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10308824
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10276405
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10234897
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10180819
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10143354
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10111265
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10108310
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10067618
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 10031745
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 10017201
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 8001180
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 892605
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 878195
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 876798
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 869581
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 863033
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 752635
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 750527
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 737018
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 560623
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 556350
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 555511
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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

92 Service Alerts for 2000 BMW X5

Date Description
April 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

TAKATA AIR BAG RECALL-RELATED SHORT-TERM ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION AND CONSEQUENTIAL REPAIRS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 31 18 dated October 2018.

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April 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

TAKATA AIR BAG RECALL-RELATED SHORT-TERM ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION AND CONSEQUENTIAL REPAIRS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 31 18 dated October 2018.

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May 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Panoramic Sunroof Repair Instructions. INFORMATION Sunroof Repair Instructions: The panoramic sunroof contains several “mechanism sets” which can be repaired and/or replaced independently in the event of a mechanical failure. When perfor
5

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February 1, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

In an effort to improve the completion rate on Takata air bag recall affected vehicles; BMW NA has expanded the BMW Ultimate Rewards platform to include a new Recall Support page. This page will allow IRFs to check their customers VINs for

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January 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

TAKATA CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. CUSTOMER SUPPORT PROGRAM. FRONT DRIVER SIDE AIRBAG MODULES.

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January 1, 2019 140100 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE

TAKATA CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. CUSTOMER SUPPORT PROGRAM. FRONT DRIVER SIDE AIRBAG MODULES.

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July 1, 2013 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

?Panoramic Sunroof Repair Instructions. INFORMATION Sunroof Repair Instructions: The panoramic sunroof contains several “mechanism sets” which can be repaired and/or replaced independently in the event of a mechanical failure. When perfo
5

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July 1, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

?Panoramic Sunroof Repair Instructions. INFORMATION Sunroof Repair Instructions: The panoramic sunroof contains several “mechanism sets” which can be repaired and/or replaced independently in the event of a mechanical failure. When perfo
5

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November 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Radio / Navigation / Head Unit Identification Guide

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October 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

For the above-referenced vehicles with driver?s side airbag modules, BMW of North America, LLC (?BMW NA?) will provide a Customer Support Program as outlined in the Takata Settlement Customer Support Program Overview attachment. This ?comp

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October 1, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

For the above-referenced vehicles with driver?s side airbag modules, BMW of North America, LLC (?BMW NA?) will provide a Customer Support Program as outlined in the Takata Settlement Customer Support Program Overview attachment. This ?comp

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August 1, 2016 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

REPAIRING TRANSFER CASE ACTUATOR (VTG SERVO-MOTOR). The Anti-lock Brakes (ABS), Brakes and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) warnings are on and there may also be a “Drivetrain Malfunction” warning on in the Control Display. There is also
B2

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August 1, 2016 104000 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

REPAIRING TRANSFER CASE ACTUATOR (VTG SERVO-MOTOR). The Anti-lock Brakes (ABS), Brakes and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) warnings are on and there may also be a “Drivetrain Malfunction” warning on in the Control Display. There is also
B2

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March 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: BATTER DISCHARGED BECAUSE OF UNFAVORABLE DRIVING PROFILE. THIS IS CAUSED ON SHORT TRIPS (LESS THAN 3 MILES) OR WHEN THE TELEPHONE OR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM IS USED FOR UP TO 30 MINUTES WHILE VEHICLE IS STATIONARY. MODELS X5, X6 ALL MOD

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March 1, 2013 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW: BATTER DISCHARGED BECAUSE OF UNFAVORABLE DRIVING PROFILE. THIS IS CAUSED ON SHORT TRIPS (LESS THAN 3 MILES) OR WHEN THE TELEPHONE OR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM IS USED FOR UP TO 30 MINUTES WHILE VEHICLE IS STATIONARY. MODELS X5, X6 ALL MOD

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February 1, 2004 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

VERMONT STATE MERCURY CONTENT LABEL LAW. 2000 6 SERIES, X3 AND Z4 MODELS ALSO INCLUDED. *TT

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August 1, 2010 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: MODEL E70 EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TAILGATE. THE REAR TAILGATE MAY NOT OPERATE IN EITHER DIRECTION DUE TO WIRING DAMAGE. *RM

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August 1, 2010 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

BMW: MODEL E70 EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TAILGATE. THE REAR TAILGATE MAY NOT OPERATE IN EITHER DIRECTION DUE TO WIRING DAMAGE. *RM

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August 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: ELCTRONICALLY DISCONNECTING THE JUNCTION BOX WITHOUT DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY WILL CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE REAR POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX. *RM

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August 1, 2010 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW: ELCTRONICALLY DISCONNECTING THE JUNCTION BOX WITHOUT DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY WILL CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE REAR POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX. *RM

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August 1, 2010 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BMW: ELCTRONICALLY DISCONNECTING THE JUNCTION BOX WITHOUT DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY WILL CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE REAR POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX. *RM

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March 1, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: SMALL NUMBER OF VEHICLES EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS RANGING FROM LEAKING OIL FILLER CAPS, LEAKING OR BROKEN VALVE COVERS, TO COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS. MOISTURE ACCUMULATING IN ENGINE CRANKCASE VENTILATION V

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March 1, 2009 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW: SMALL NUMBER OF VEHICLES EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS RANGING FROM LEAKING OIL FILLER CAPS, LEAKING OR BROKEN VALVE COVERS, TO COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS. MOISTURE ACCUMULATING IN ENGINE CRANKCASE VENTILATION V

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March 1, 2009 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

BMW: SMALL NUMBER OF VEHICLES EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS RANGING FROM LEAKING OIL FILLER CAPS, LEAKING OR BROKEN VALVE COVERS, TO COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS. MOISTURE ACCUMULATING IN ENGINE CRANKCASE VENTILATION V

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November 1, 2008 160000 STRUCTURE

BMW: WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT RIGHT FOOTWELL AREA CAUSING THE CARPET TO BECOME WET. *PE

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November 1, 2008 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

BMW: WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT RIGHT FOOTWELL AREA CAUSING THE CARPET TO BECOME WET. *PE

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November 1, 2008 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

BMW: WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT RIGHT FOOTWELL AREA CAUSING THE CARPET TO BECOME WET. *PE

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November 1, 2008 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

BMW: WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT RIGHT FOOTWELL AREA CAUSING THE CARPET TO BECOME WET. *PE

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March 1, 2013 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

BMW: THE BRAKE LIGHT FAILS AND THE BULB HOLDER IS DEFORMED DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES AND THE COMPOSITION OF THE HOLDER. *RM UPDATED ON 4/25/2013. *KB

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February 1, 2002 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

CONSUMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A WIND NOISE EVEN THOUGH THE SUNROOF PANEL IS PROPERLY ADJUSTED.. *JG.

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June 1, 2008 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW: HEADLAMP MOISTURE: FAULT DIAGNOSTICS. WATER OR CONDENSATION IN ONE OR BOTH HEADLAMPS. MODELS 5 SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES, X5, X6, 1 SERIES, AND 3 SERIES. MODEL YEARS 2000-20008. *PE

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October 1, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW: SOME VEHICLES, WITH 552 OPTION, ARE EXPERIENCING A MALFUNCTION OF LED HEADLIGHT ON ONE WHERE IT FLICKERS ON AN DOFF DURING DRIVING AND THE CONTROL CHECK MESSAGE IS INDICATING DEFECTIVE DRIVING LIGHT OR PARKING LIGHT. *PE

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June 1, 2000 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN INADVERTENTLY ASSEMBLED WITH A MANUALLY ADJUSTABLE STEERING COLUMN IN PLACE OF THE ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE STEERING COLUMN THAT IS STANDARD IN ALL US MODELS. *TT

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August 1, 2000 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF CREAKING, SQUEAKING, CLICKING NOISES FROM WINDOW REGULATOR ON VEHICLES PRODUCED PRIOR TO 5/2000. *TT

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February 1, 2008 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

BMW VEHICLE: DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS DUE TO COOLING FAN RELAY FAILURE. THE CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF INTERMITTENT DRIVEABILITY PROBLEMS, DESCRIBED AS-ENGINE IS LACKING POWER WHEN ACCELERATING UPHILL; TRANSMISSION WILL NOT UPSHIFT UNDER HEA

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February 1, 2008 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLE: DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS DUE TO COOLING FAN RELAY FAILURE. THE CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF INTERMITTENT DRIVEABILITY PROBLEMS, DESCRIBED AS-ENGINE IS LACKING POWER WHEN ACCELERATING UPHILL; TRANSMISSION WILL NOT UPSHIFT UNDER HEA

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December 1, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

BMW: SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT FUEL LEVEL SENSOR. DUE TO HIGH PROPORTION OF ETHANOL IN THE FUEL, THE INTERNAL MECHANISMS OF THE FUEL LEVEL SENSORS MAY SWELL. THIS MAY INHIBIT THE MOVEMENT OF ONE OR BOTH OF THE FUEL LEVEL SE

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December 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. N52K ENGINE DMTL PUMP: EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSIONS TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES. BMW HAS BECOME AWARE OF A POTENTIAL PROBLEM WITH THE DURABILITY OF THE TANK LEAK DIAGNOSTIC MODULE (DMTL) PU

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September 1, 2009 105200 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT

BMW: REPLACEMENT OF FRONT OUTER CV JOINT. COMPLAINTS OF CLICKING OR GRINDING NOISES COMING FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHEN MAKING A TURN. THE FRONT OUTER CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT BOOT IS SPLIT OPEN AND THE JOINT IS ALREADY DAMAGED.

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September 1, 2009 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

BMW: REPLACEMENT OF FRONT OUTER CV JOINT. COMPLAINTS OF CLICKING OR GRINDING NOISES COMING FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHEN MAKING A TURN. THE FRONT OUTER CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT BOOT IS SPLIT OPEN AND THE JOINT IS ALREADY DAMAGED.

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April 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. ON THE VEHICLE, VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE. WARNING LAMPS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES; SYSTEMS INOPERATIVE; FUSE BLOWN; WIPERS IN DEFAULT MODE (PERMANENTLY O

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April 1, 2010 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. ON THE VEHICLE, VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE. WARNING LAMPS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES; SYSTEMS INOPERATIVE; FUSE BLOWN; WIPERS IN DEFAULT MODE (PERMANENTLY O

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December 1, 2007 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

BMW: TIRE WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED DUE TO LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURE. MODEL E90, E91(3 SERIES);E92, E92 (3 SERIES); E60 (5 SERIES); E60 (M5); E63, E64 (6 SERIES); E63, E64 (M6); E65, E66 (7 SERIES); E70 (X5); E83 (X3); AND E85, E86 (Z4).

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August 1, 2010 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

BMW: PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING AND REPLACING INCANDESCENT AND HALOGEN LIGHT BULBS UNDER WARRANTY. *RM

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February 1, 2007 176100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

INSTALL HOOD LATCH CORROSION RESISTANT CLIP. *KB

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March 1, 2009 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

BMW: DIESEL: DIAGNOSIS FOR LOW PRESSURE FUEL SUPPLY FAULTS. SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED (A FUEL PUMP MALFUNCTION MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED IN THE CC) AND A COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES MAY BE STORED IN THE DDE CONTROL MOD

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September 1, 2010 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

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September 1, 2010 140000 AIR BAGS

BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

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September 1, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

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July 1, 2001 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES WITH CPT 8000 PHONE; VEHICLE BATTERY DISCHARGED. *TT

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February 1, 2000 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT PERTAINING NEW VEHICLE PREPARATION AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS. *TT

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December 1, 1999 190000 TIRES

INFORMATION REGARDING THE BMW AFTERSALES PARTS OF THE WINTER TIRES. *MJS

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December 1, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS NEW VEHICLES PREPARATION AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR BMW ALL-NEW SPORT ACTIVITY VEHICLE (SAV) AVAILABLE IN DECEMBER. *TT

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July 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON. THERE ARE TROUBLE CODES STORED FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. NO DRIVEABILITY ISSUES. *RM

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June 1, 2010 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM

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June 1, 2010 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM

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March 1, 2010 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

BMW: THE BULB HAS FAILED ON THE DAYTIME RUNNING LAMP. *PE

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March 1, 2010 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW: THE BULB HAS FAILED ON THE DAYTIME RUNNING LAMP. *PE

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December 1, 2009 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW VEHICLES: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIRS. WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT OR THE LEFT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING OR DELIVERY UNIT (SUCTION JET ASSEMBLY) DO NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED AS WEL

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June 1, 2008 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. E70 (X5) VEHICLES PRODUCED UP TO JANUARY 28, 2007. *PE UPDATED 9/10/08. *PE

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September 1, 2011 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE XENON HEADLAMP OFTEN HAVE NO TROUBLE FOUND WHEN RETURNED AND TESTED THRU WARRANTY PARTS SYSTEM. THE ROOT CAUSE IS NOT POSSIBLE TO BE IDENTIFY. *PE

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October 1, 2010 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

BMW: THERE ARE NOISES WHEN ADJUSTING THE FRONT DRIVER OR PASSENGER SEATES. *RM

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April 1, 2008 053000 PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

THE PARKING BRAKE WARNING IS ILLUMINATED AND FAULT CODE 6032 IS STORED. FOR MODEL E70 (X5). *PE

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February 1, 2015 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

BMW:SOME BMW MODELS MAY OR MAY NOT DISPLAY AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT. *TA

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February 1, 2015 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

BMW:SOME BMW MODELS MAY OR MAY NOT DISPLAY AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT. *TA

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October 1, 2009 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW VEHICLES: DIAGNOSIS FOR LOW PRESSURE FUEL SUPPLY FAULTS. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED (A FUEL PUMP MALFUCTION MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED IN THE CC), AND A COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES MAY BE STORED IN THE DDE CONT

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October 1, 2009 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLES: DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. THE DSC (DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL) WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES ARE STORED: 6E58; 6E04; 53BA; D36F; 55C3; 6ECA; AND THE WIPERS MAY ALSO BE OPERATING

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October 1, 2009 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW VEHICLES: DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. THE DSC (DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL) WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES ARE STORED: 6E58; 6E04; 53BA; D36F; 55C3; 6ECA; AND THE WIPERS MAY ALSO BE OPERATING

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October 1, 2009 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

BMW VEHICLES: DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. THE DSC (DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL) WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES ARE STORED: 6E58; 6E04; 53BA; D36F; 55C3; 6ECA; AND THE WIPERS MAY ALSO BE OPERATING

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October 1, 2009 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

BMW VEHICLES: DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. THE DSC (DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL) WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES ARE STORED: 6E58; 6E04; 53BA; D36F; 55C3; 6ECA; AND THE WIPERS MAY ALSO BE OPERATING

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April 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLES: VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE ON THE VEHICLE: WARNING LAMPS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES; SYSTEMS INOPERATIVE; FUSE BLOWN; WIPERS IN DEFAULT MODE (PERMANENTLY ON); AND FAULT CODES F

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April 1, 2010 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

BMW VEHICLES: VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE ON THE VEHICLE: WARNING LAMPS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES; SYSTEMS INOPERATIVE; FUSE BLOWN; WIPERS IN DEFAULT MODE (PERMANENTLY ON); AND FAULT CODES F

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October 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A POTENTIAL PROBLEM THAT COULD AFFECT THE DURABILITY OF AIR MASS METER OF CERTAIN BMWS EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.4L ENGINE. VEHICLES AFFECTED WILL HAVE AN ILLUMINATED CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND AN AIR MASS METER SIGNAL PLAUSIBILITY FAULT FC 73 STORE

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November 1, 2007 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MISSING CLIP ON POWER CABLE CAUSES VARIOUS ELECTRICAL COMPLAINTS. *NJ

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January 1, 2008 020000 SUSPENSION

BMW: DYNAMIC DRIVE (ARS) FRONT SWAY BAR REPAIRS. E70 (X5) WITH SPORT PACKAGE OPTION CODE ZSP. *PE

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August 1, 2011 140000 AIR BAGS

BMW SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP (AWL) IS ILLUMINATED, TOGETHER WITH THE PASSENGER AIRBAG STATUS LAMP (POL). THE PROBLEM MAY BE INTERMITTENT. MICROCRACKS IN THE OC3 SEAT MAT. *PE

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July 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: SIX DIFFERENT MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THE M54 ENGINE COULD HAVE VALVE COVERS BREAK IN COLD WEATHER AND RUIN THE ENGINE. THIS IS DUE TO MOISTURE ACCUMULATION. *RM

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June 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: A SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT COMES ON. THE ENGINE WILL ONLY OPERATE TO 1500 RPMS AND LACKS POWER. THERE IS A SOFTWARE APPLICATION ERROR. *RM

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June 1, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: A SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT COMES ON. THE ENGINE WILL ONLY OPERATE TO 1500 RPMS AND LACKS POWER. THERE IS A SOFTWARE APPLICATION ERROR. *RM

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June 1, 2010 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

BMW: IT IS NOW POSSIBLE TO PERFORM A FUEL QUALITY DETECTION TEST ON VEHICLES WITH AN N54 ENGINE. *RM

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June 1, 2010 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

BMW: IT IS NOW POSSIBLE TO PERFORM A FUEL QUALITY DETECTION TEST ON VEHICLES WITH AN N54 ENGINE. *RM

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June 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: THERE IS A ROUGH ENGINE IDLE AND “SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT” WHEN DRIVING DOWNHILL IN HIGH ALTITUDES DURING COLD WEATHER. THERE MAY BE SIX DIFFERENT FAULT CODES. *RM

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June 1, 2010 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW: WARNING MESSAGE ON ABOUT LOW DIESEL EXHAUST FUEL LEVEL AND THAT THE ENGINE WILL NOT RESTART WITHIN 999 MILES. THE LIGHT COMES ON A FEW THOUSAND MILES EARLIER THAN A RECOMMENDED OIL CHANGE. *RM

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June 1, 2010 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

BMW: WARNING MESSAGE ON ABOUT LOW DIESEL EXHAUST FUEL LEVEL AND THAT THE ENGINE WILL NOT RESTART WITHIN 999 MILES. THE LIGHT COMES ON A FEW THOUSAND MILES EARLIER THAN A RECOMMENDED OIL CHANGE. *RM

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November 1, 2007 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLE: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CC MESSAGE CAUSED BY SHORTED WIRING. THE ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE MAY BE DISPLAYED; THE SOUNDS SYSTEM EMITS A STATIC NOISE FROM THE SPEAKERS; THE RFK (REAR VIEW CAMERA) DOES NOT PAN;

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November 1, 2007 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW VEHICLE: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CC MESSAGE CAUSED BY SHORTED WIRING. THE ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE MAY BE DISPLAYED; THE SOUNDS SYSTEM EMITS A STATIC NOISE FROM THE SPEAKERS; THE RFK (REAR VIEW CAMERA) DOES NOT PAN;

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November 1, 2007 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BMW VEHICLE: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CC MESSAGE CAUSED BY SHORTED WIRING. THE ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE MAY BE DISPLAYED; THE SOUNDS SYSTEM EMITS A STATIC NOISE FROM THE SPEAKERS; THE RFK (REAR VIEW CAMERA) DOES NOT PAN;

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November 1, 2007 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW VEHICLE: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CC MESSAGE CAUSED BY SHORTED WIRING. THE ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE MAY BE DISPLAYED; THE SOUNDS SYSTEM EMITS A STATIC NOISE FROM THE SPEAKERS; THE RFK (REAR VIEW CAMERA) DOES NOT PAN;

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November 1, 2007 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLE: MISSING CLIP ON POWER CABLE CAUSES VARIOUS ELECTRICAL COMPLAINTS. VEHICLE WILL NOT START. INSTRUMENT CLUSTER OR DISPLAYS ARE FLICKERING. REMOTE CONTROL WILL NOT UNLOCK VEHICLE. VARIOUS CONTROL MODULES CANNOT BE ACCESSED USIN

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November 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW VEHICLE: FC 2EF4 CHARACTERISTIC MAP THERMOSTAT. COMPLAINTS THAT THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 2EF4 CHARACTERISTIC MAP THERMOSTAT IS STORED IN DME FAULT MEMORY. DME SOFTWARE CALIBRATION RELATED TO HIGH HEATIN

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November 1, 2007 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BMW VEHICLE: FC 2EF4 CHARACTERISTIC MAP THERMOSTAT. COMPLAINTS THAT THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 2EF4 CHARACTERISTIC MAP THERMOSTAT IS STORED IN DME FAULT MEMORY. DME SOFTWARE CALIBRATION RELATED TO HIGH HEATIN

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November 1, 2007 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW VEHICLE: FC 2EF4 CHARACTERISTIC MAP THERMOSTAT. COMPLAINTS THAT THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 2EF4 CHARACTERISTIC MAP THERMOSTAT IS STORED IN DME FAULT MEMORY. DME SOFTWARE CALIBRATION RELATED TO HIGH HEATIN

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