2001 BMW X5

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

11 Recalls for 2001 BMW X5

Recall Date Component Summary
January 20, 2017 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2000-2002 BMW 320i, 323i, 325i, 325xi, 330i, 330xi, 323Ci, 325Ci, 330Ci, M3, 323iT, 325iT and 325xiT vehicles, 2001-2002 525i, 530i, 540i, M5, 525iT and 540iT vehicles, and 2001-2003 X5 3.0i, X5 4.4i, and X5 4.6is vehicles. These vehicles may have had a driver-side air bag module installed as replacement equipment such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bag, or as a remedy part for a prior recall. These replacement modules contain an air bag inflator that may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to lower absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver side air bag module, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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.

May 16, 2002 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE ENGINE AUXILIARY/COOLING FAN OPERATION, INCLUDING VARIABLE SPEED, IS ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED. FAILURE OF THE FAN MOTOR CAN CAUSE THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUITRY OF THE FAN CONTROL UNIT TO OVERLOAD AND FAIL, CAUSING THE FAN TO STOP OPERATING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FAN. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2001. THIS IS A SUPPLEMENT TO A RECALL THAT BEGAN DURING SEPTEMBER 2001 (SEE RECALL CAMPAIGN 01V206). 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.

May 24, 2001 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO AN ASSEMBLY ERROR DURING VEHICLE PRODUCTION, ANY OF THE THREE BOLTS THAT SECURE THE PULLEY TO THE PUMP MAY HAVE BEEN INADEQUATELY TIGHTENED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE POWER STEERING PUMP PULLEY TO SEE IF IT IS LOOSE. IF THE PULLEY IS NOT LOOSE ON THE PUMP, THE RETAINING BOLTS WILL BE TORQUED TO SPECIFICATION. IF THE PULLEY IS LOOSE, THE PUMP, PULLEY, ATTACHING BOLTS, AND DRIVE BELT WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 17, 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:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. DUE TO AN ASSEMBLY ERROR, ONE OR BOTH SELF-LOCKING NUTS THAT SECURE THE PEDAL ASSEMBLY TO THE BOOSTER MAY HAVE BEEN CROSS-THREADED ON THE BOOSTER STUDS THAT PROTRUDE THROUGH THE FIREWALL. IN SUCH A CASE, THE NUT(S) WOULD NOT BE FULLY SEATED ON THE STUD(S).

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TWO LOCK NUTS TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE PROPERLY SEATED. IF THE NUTS ARE NOT PROPERLY SEATED OR ARE CROSS-THREADED, THE BRAKE BOOSTER WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 17, 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 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 21, 2001 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ENGINE AUXILIARY/COOLING FAN OPERATION, INCLUDING VARIABLE SPEED, IS ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED. FAILURE OF THE FAN MOTOR CAN CAUSE THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUITRY OF THE FAN CONTROL UNIT TO OVERLOAD AND FAIL, CAUSING THE FAN TO STOP OPERATING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FAN. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 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.

February 6, 2001 STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING ASSEMBLY OF THESE VEHICLES, THE LOWER END OF THE SPINDLE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSERTED COMPLETELY INTO THE COUPLING. IN SUCH A CASE, THE FASTENING BOLT USED TO SECURE THE CONNECTION MAY NOT COMPLETELY ENGAGE THE SPINDLE WITHIN THE COUPLING. DURING DRIVING, IT WOULD BE POSSIBLE FOR THE SPINDLE TO DISCONNECT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SPINDLE TO ENSURE PROPER INSERTION IN THE COUPLING, AND, IF NECESSARY, THE SPINDLE WILL BE FULLY INSERTED AND THE FASTENING BOLT REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 6, 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.

October 24, 2000 STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE NUT THAT SECURES THE AXIAL JOINT OF THE LEFT STEERING TIE ROD TO THE STEERING GEAR BOX MAY HAVE NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED SECURELY. THIS COULD LEAD TO LOOSENING OF THE NUT AND, INITIALLY TO STEERING WHEEL PLAY AND/OR MISALIGNMENT, AS WELL AS NOISE FROM THE STEERING LINKAGE. IF VEHICLE OPERATION CONTINUES, THE TIE ROD COULD DISCONNECT FROM THE STEERING GEAR BOX.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RE-TORQUE THE NUT SECURING THE AXIAL JOINT OF THE LEFT STEERING TIE ROD. IF THE TORQUE OF THE NUT IS FOUND TO BE LOOSE, THE RIGHT NUT WILL ALSO BE CHECKED AND CORRECTED IF NECESSARY, AND A FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT WILL BE PERFORMED.

September 11, 2000 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE SAFETY BELT LOWER OUTBOARD ANCHORAGE BOLT ON THE DRIVER’S AND FRONT PASSENGER’S SEATS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SECURED PROPERLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BOLTS AND CORRECT THE TORQUE IF NECESSARY.

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172 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2001 BMW X5

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10985631
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10978803
STEERING
ODI Number: 10972004
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | STEERING | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10967473
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967741
SEATS
ODI Number: 10956555
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10927016
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10927009
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10916724
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11318905
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11241091
STEERING
ODI Number: 11119625
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11145180
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11104607
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11054090
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11054776
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11048507
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11024122
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10873332
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10862371
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10850645
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10715611
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10633302
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10597257
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10597253
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10583255
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10567679
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10550163
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10526118
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10482786
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10463273
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10450893
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10441767
SEATS
ODI Number: 10430782
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10425998
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10418423
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10379485
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10370645
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 10348428
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10344211
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10343189
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10325041
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 10299886
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10274821
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10264789
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10263099
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10265338
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10255314
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10256365
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10255824
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10252817
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10252203
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10251406
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10246705
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10238612
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10231685
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10227477
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10222050
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10222088
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10217871
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10213628
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10206574
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10200828
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10197549
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10183021
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10181153
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10174388
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10174385
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10174528
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10169298
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10163755
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10160316
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10149111
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10147840
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10146725
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10138040
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 10138029
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | STRUCTURE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10135032
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10135132
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10133293
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 10131387
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10124417
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
ODI Number: 10117287
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE | STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
ODI Number: 10116227
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10115787
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10107530
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10107665
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10109711
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10110233
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10108039
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10107577
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10106150
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10104079
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10106416
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10100924
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10100622
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10100290
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10093311
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10087727
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10090361
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10083783
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10073429
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10070277
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:LEAF
ODI Number: 10068590
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10066641
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10057974
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ODI Number: 10056903
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10056832
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10051690
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
ODI Number: 10047496
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10032520
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10025940
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10029744
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10024601
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10020438
EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE/TRAILER
ODI Number: 10017192
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10015111
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10014939
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10017747
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10007368
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10004745
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10005136
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10007036
STEERING
ODI Number: 8024060
STEERING
ODI Number: 8022935
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8019380
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
ODI Number: 8015260
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 8018479
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 8010523
TIRES
ODI Number: 8001713
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10872300
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10430100
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 896912
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 897652
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 892622
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 892815
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 892765
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 892013
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 895525
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 885509
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 878132
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 770070
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 766092
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 761999
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 759865
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 757359
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 756474
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 748810
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 743433
STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
ODI Number: 740718
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 738261
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 734507
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 734326
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 567569
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 567569
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 567569
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 567569
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 567569
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 567569
PARKING BRAKE
ODI Number: 565488
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 565716
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 565716
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 565716
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 565716
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 565716
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 565716
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 565716
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 565716
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
ODI Number: 565716
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 565716
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 565716
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11364305
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84 Service Alerts for 2001 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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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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November 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Radio / Navigation / Head Unit Identification Guide

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July 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

?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
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December 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SI B12 08 08 Engine Electrical Systems December 2015 Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 08 08 dated April 2008. The vehicle’s NOx emissions may exceed the legally mandated limits. By completing this Servi

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August 1, 2016 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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
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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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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 2, 2002 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT (HATCH) INTERIOR LIGHT BEING LOOSE OR BROKEN. *JG

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January 1, 2002 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE ACTION TO REPROGRAM ALPINE CD53 RADIO. *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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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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January 1, 2002 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

ON SOME PARKED VEHICLES, THE ALPINE CD53 RADIO CAUSES THE BUS TO WAKE UP AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW 40F, THE BATTERY COULD ALSO BECOME DISCHARGED. *TT

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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, 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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May 1, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING DME REPROGRAMMING FOR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. *TT

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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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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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December 1, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REVISED INFORMATION REGARDING ALPINE CD53 RADIO CAUSING DEAD BATTERY CONDITION. *TT

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