2002 BMW X5

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

3 Recalls for 2002 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.

February 4, 2003 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE CONNECTION OF THE SAFETY BELT BUCKLE TO THE STEEL ROPE OF THE TENSIONER DOES NOT MEET BMW SPECIFICATIONS. IN SEVERE FRONTAL CRASHES, THIS CONNECTION CAN DETACH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT BOTH FRONT SAFETY BELT TENSIONER AND BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THESE PARTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 19, 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.

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.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2002 BMW X5

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103 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2002 BMW X5

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Date Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10218296
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 11407235
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11406007
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11405711
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11406007
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10114059
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10894038
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10959966
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10954802
AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365964
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11320264
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11319639
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11266415
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11257323
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11256713
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11169931
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11100317
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11182412
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11082006
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11076447
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11043659
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10820759
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10763466
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10726659
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10689794
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10680661
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10668801
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10583360
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10559164
STEERING
ODI Number: 10499408
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10497592
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10486154
STEERING
ODI Number: 10484917
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10469117
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10459293
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10450472
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10448323
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10443874
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10440015
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10424043
STEERING
ODI Number: 10423046
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10424119
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10405068
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10376988
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10372464
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10353513
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10351183
STEERING
ODI Number: 10349296
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10341879
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10339618
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10324316
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10304372
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10299880
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10295030
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10289636
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10281102
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10269011
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10264958
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10260657
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10262348
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10253792
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10250085
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10246985
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10245267
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10242469
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10240515
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10227441
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 10225673
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10218511
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10218296
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 10210775
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10204185
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10145135
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10114541
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10114059
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10091343
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10086968
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10072902
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10070625
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10070344
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10061774
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 10059307
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10057710
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10057685
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10040263
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 10027020
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10021881
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 10021880
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10017318
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10010084
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10014046
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10003620
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10004694
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10000033
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 8019991
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 8015388
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 8017472
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 8014864
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 8002576
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10735800
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10578900
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10236300
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 567581
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0 Investigations for 2002 BMW X5

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

86 Service Alerts for 2002 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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November 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Radio / Navigation / Head Unit Identification Guide

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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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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 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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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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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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January 1, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REPROGRAM OF DME CONTROL MODULE. *TT

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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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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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February 1, 2002 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

INFORMATION REGARDING SERVICE ACTION TO CHECK REAR HATCH SWITCH. *YH

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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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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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November 1, 2002 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

INTAKE AIR BOOT LOOSE. *TT

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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 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUBJECT REGARDING INCORRECT MATERIAL IN THE REAR HATCH SWITCH THAT MAY CAUSE THE SWITCH TO OPERATE THE ACTUATOR MOTOR WITHOUT THE SWITCH BEING DEPRESSED. *TT

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