2003 BMW Z4

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

4 Recalls for 2003 BMW Z4

Recall Date Component Summary
April 12, 2004 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, A VAPOR LOCK IN THE FUEL PUMP COULD OCCUR CAUSING THE ENGINE TO STALL. IF THIS WERE TO HAPPEN, THE ENGINE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE RESTARTED FOR APPROXIMATELY 15 TO 20 MINUTES.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RESISTOR IN THE ELECTRICAL LINE POWERING THE FUEL PUMP IN ORDER TO PREVENT AN OCCURRENCE OF VAPOR LOCK. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 11, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

May 24, 2004 AIR BAGS

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, INCOMPATIBLE ELECTRONIC AIR BAG SYSTEM PROCESSORS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE AIR BAG SYSTEM PROCESSORS. THE RECALL BEGAN JUNE 11, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

June 9, 2003 TIRES

ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 18″ TIRES, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE TIRE HAS BEEN DAMAGED DURING THE MOUNTING PROCESS TO THE RIM.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL UNSEAT THE TIRE FROM ITS RIM, INSPECT FOR ANY DAMAGE, AND THEN RESEAT THE TIRE TO ITS RIM. IF INSPECTION REVEALS THAT A FRONT TIRE HAS INCURRED DAMAGE DURING THE MOUNTING PROCESS, IT WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 14, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

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.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2003 BMW Z4

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Date Component  
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400 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2003 BMW Z4

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Date Component  
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10223939
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10138671
STEERING
ODI Number: 11407451
STEERING
ODI Number: 11406949
STEERING
ODI Number: 10924387
STEERING
ODI Number: 10916683
STEERING
ODI Number: 11005970
STEERING
ODI Number: 10994627
STEERING
ODI Number: 10992217
STEERING
ODI Number: 11010570
STEERING
ODI Number: 10899639
STEERING
ODI Number: 10897425
STEERING | STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10896479
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10897122
STEERING
ODI Number: 10895866
STEERING
ODI Number: 10958440
STEERING
ODI Number: 10966054
STEERING
ODI Number: 10954348
STEERING
ODI Number: 10926653
STEERING
ODI Number: 11329857
STEERING
ODI Number: 11320999
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11310537
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11290625
STEERING
ODI Number: 11244283
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11242939
STEERING
ODI Number: 11233337
STEERING
ODI Number: 11232527
STEERING
ODI Number: 11268135
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11256560
STEERING
ODI Number: 11206884
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11205822
STEERING
ODI Number: 11229817
STEERING
ODI Number: 11220435
STEERING
ODI Number: 11174250
STEERING
ODI Number: 11132667
STEERING
ODI Number: 11139927
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11128326
STEERING
ODI Number: 11093936
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
ODI Number: 11098404
STEERING
ODI Number: 11097854
STEERING
ODI Number: 11092245
STEERING
ODI Number: 11092007
STEERING
ODI Number: 11184583
STEERING
ODI Number: 11187102
STEERING
ODI Number: 11183439
STEERING
ODI Number: 11181225
STEERING
ODI Number: 11175815
STEERING
ODI Number: 11175814
STEERING
ODI Number: 11082071
STEERING
ODI Number: 11155882
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11115344
STEERING
ODI Number: 11119513
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11119512
STEERING
ODI Number: 11118036
STEERING
ODI Number: 11115205
STEERING
ODI Number: 11114447
STEERING
ODI Number: 11114038
STEERING
ODI Number: 11113717
STEERING
ODI Number: 11110191
STEERING
ODI Number: 11111190
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11064993
STEERING
ODI Number: 11044441
STEERING
ODI Number: 11045270
STEERING
ODI Number: 11034251
STEERING
ODI Number: 11015708
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11016271
STEERING
ODI Number: 10884792
STEERING
ODI Number: 10871215
STEERING
ODI Number: 10865103
STEERING
ODI Number: 10863647
STEERING
ODI Number: 10865036
STEERING
ODI Number: 10860226
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10852919
STEERING
ODI Number: 10852680
STEERING
ODI Number: 10837477
STEERING
ODI Number: 10811334
STEERING
ODI Number: 10789848
STEERING
ODI Number: 10786198
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10783792
STEERING
ODI Number: 10777859
STEERING
ODI Number: 10763219
STEERING
ODI Number: 10761810
STEERING
ODI Number: 10749709
STEERING
ODI Number: 10745155
STEERING
ODI Number: 10745603
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10745554
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10733026
STEERING
ODI Number: 10731975
STEERING
ODI Number: 10730450
STEERING
ODI Number: 10724794
STEERING
ODI Number: 10723624
STEERING
ODI Number: 10724654
STEERING
ODI Number: 10721797
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10713722
STEERING
ODI Number: 10704853
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10683696
STEERING
ODI Number: 10682824
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10668103
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10668102
STEERING
ODI Number: 10652146
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 10643828
STEERING
ODI Number: 10648436
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10631879
STEERING
ODI Number: 10627661
STEERING
ODI Number: 10628272
STEERING
ODI Number: 10626988
STEERING
ODI Number: 10626010
STEERING
ODI Number: 10622482
STEERING
ODI Number: 10618764
STEERING
ODI Number: 10618716
STEERING
ODI Number: 10615516
STEERING
ODI Number: 10609326
STEERING
ODI Number: 10607691
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10605868
STEERING
ODI Number: 10605318
STEERING
ODI Number: 10597749
STEERING
ODI Number: 10595753
STEERING
ODI Number: 10593545
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10574363
STEERING
ODI Number: 10567964
STEERING
ODI Number: 10567218
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10568226
STEERING
ODI Number: 10558266
STEERING
ODI Number: 10558258
STEERING
ODI Number: 10558220
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10553596
STEERING
ODI Number: 10543544
STEERING
ODI Number: 10543364
STEERING
ODI Number: 10536902
STEERING
ODI Number: 10537026
STEERING
ODI Number: 10536847
STEERING
ODI Number: 10533789
STEERING
ODI Number: 10533897
STEERING
ODI Number: 10533701
STEERING
ODI Number: 10531524
STEERING
ODI Number: 10526041
STEERING
ODI Number: 10526175
STEERING
ODI Number: 10525981
STEERING
ODI Number: 10532806
STEERING
ODI Number: 10524798
STEERING
ODI Number: 10525251
STEERING
ODI Number: 10521249
STEERING
ODI Number: 10521502
STEERING
ODI Number: 10521906
STEERING
ODI Number: 10515847
STEERING
ODI Number: 10516137
STEERING
ODI Number: 10520846
STEERING
ODI Number: 10520574
STEERING
ODI Number: 10514579
STEERING
ODI Number: 10511934
STEERING
ODI Number: 10508597
STEERING
ODI Number: 10506015
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10505109
STEERING
ODI Number: 10505108
STEERING
ODI Number: 10503548
STEERING
ODI Number: 10500949
STEERING
ODI Number: 10501064
STEERING
ODI Number: 10490471
STEERING
ODI Number: 10490466
STEERING
ODI Number: 10488749
STEERING
ODI Number: 10481138
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10479589
STEERING
ODI Number: 10478572
STEERING
ODI Number: 10475360
STEERING
ODI Number: 10473874
STEERING
ODI Number: 10470414
STEERING
ODI Number: 10470081
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10465353
STEERING
ODI Number: 10465326
STEERING
ODI Number: 10465446
STEERING
ODI Number: 10466782
STEERING
ODI Number: 10462545
STEERING
ODI Number: 10464016
STEERING
ODI Number: 10462457
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10461627
STEERING
ODI Number: 10461102
STEERING
ODI Number: 10460729
STEERING
ODI Number: 10459704
STEERING
ODI Number: 10457788
STEERING
ODI Number: 10454387
STEERING
ODI Number: 10455827
STEERING
ODI Number: 10456752
STEERING
ODI Number: 10455605
STEERING
ODI Number: 10454297
STEERING
ODI Number: 10453170
STEERING
ODI Number: 10449982
STEERING
ODI Number: 10451508
STEERING
ODI Number: 10448643
STEERING
ODI Number: 10447157
STEERING
ODI Number: 10447414
STEERING
ODI Number: 10447094
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10444519
STEERING
ODI Number: 10445207
STEERING
ODI Number: 10442305
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10440144
STEERING
ODI Number: 10439338
STEERING
ODI Number: 10440249
STEERING
ODI Number: 10437237
STEERING
ODI Number: 10436684
STEERING
ODI Number: 10435511
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10433087
AIR BAGS | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STEERING | STRUCTURE | SUSPENSION | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10433599
STEERING
ODI Number: 10428867
STEERING
ODI Number: 10427135
STEERING
ODI Number: 10426605
STEERING
ODI Number: 10422338
STEERING
ODI Number: 10424606
STEERING
ODI Number: 10422307
STEERING
ODI Number: 10421628
STEERING | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10419664
STEERING
ODI Number: 10420827
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 10416867
STEERING
ODI Number: 10416793
STEERING
ODI Number: 10414778
STEERING
ODI Number: 10412107
STEERING
ODI Number: 10413666
STEERING
ODI Number: 10412253
STEERING
ODI Number: 10412054
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10414676
STEERING
ODI Number: 10411994
STEERING
ODI Number: 10415127
STEERING
ODI Number: 10410815
STEERING
ODI Number: 10408625
STEERING | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10410551
STEERING
ODI Number: 10411528
STEERING
ODI Number: 10411659
STEERING
ODI Number: 10407485
STEERING
ODI Number: 10406384
STEERING
ODI Number: 10405434
STEERING
ODI Number: 10405574
STEERING
ODI Number: 10408212
STEERING
ODI Number: 10405686
STEERING
ODI Number: 10402796
STEERING
ODI Number: 10404331
STEERING
ODI Number: 10404160
STEERING
ODI Number: 10401588
STEERING
ODI Number: 10404257
STEERING
ODI Number: 10403741
STEERING
ODI Number: 10398238
STEERING
ODI Number: 10399941
STEERING
ODI Number: 10399062
STEERING
ODI Number: 10400845
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10395938
STEERING
ODI Number: 10393644
STEERING
ODI Number: 10394087
STEERING
ODI Number: 10392472
STEERING
ODI Number: 10384620
STEERING
ODI Number: 10389670
STEERING
ODI Number: 10384481
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10384169
STEERING
ODI Number: 10383430
STEERING
ODI Number: 10380154
STEERING
ODI Number: 10369750
STEERING
ODI Number: 10368684
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10370011
STEERING
ODI Number: 10367412
STEERING
ODI Number: 10366498
STEERING
ODI Number: 10364165
STEERING
ODI Number: 10362696
STEERING
ODI Number: 10364193
STEERING
ODI Number: 10364343
STEERING
ODI Number: 10359110
STEERING
ODI Number: 10359071
STEERING
ODI Number: 10360443
STEERING
ODI Number: 10361121
STEERING
ODI Number: 10356618
STEERING
ODI Number: 10358577
STEERING
ODI Number: 10358031
STEERING
ODI Number: 10356986
STEERING
ODI Number: 10357403
STEERING
ODI Number: 10357972
STEERING
ODI Number: 10354531
STEERING
ODI Number: 10353940
STEERING
ODI Number: 10354405
STEERING
ODI Number: 10351282
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10353056
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT | STEERING
ODI Number: 10353046
STEERING
ODI Number: 10352408
STEERING
ODI Number: 10348404
STEERING
ODI Number: 10350709
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10350083
STEERING
ODI Number: 10350703
STEERING
ODI Number: 10348140
STEERING
ODI Number: 10345972
STEERING
ODI Number: 10347207
STEERING
ODI Number: 10346097
STEERING
ODI Number: 10345608
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10348004
STEERING
ODI Number: 10347990
STEERING
ODI Number: 10346444
STEERING
ODI Number: 10343190
STEERING
ODI Number: 10343385
STEERING
ODI Number: 10345077
STEERING
ODI Number: 10344050
STEERING
ODI Number: 10343233
STEERING
ODI Number: 10341744
STEERING
ODI Number: 10342517
STEERING
ODI Number: 10342371
STEERING
ODI Number: 10341697
STEERING
ODI Number: 10342342
STEERING
ODI Number: 10341989
STEERING
ODI Number: 10340547
STEERING
ODI Number: 10342466
STEERING
ODI Number: 10341476
STEERING
ODI Number: 10340165
STEERING
ODI Number: 10339546
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10335451
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10329454
STEERING
ODI Number: 10328979
STEERING
ODI Number: 10329224
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10326706
STEERING
ODI Number: 10325571
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10326411
STEERING
ODI Number: 10318261
STEERING
ODI Number: 10318481
STEERING
ODI Number: 10313116
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10313544
STEERING
ODI Number: 10312718
STEERING
ODI Number: 10299852
STEERING
ODI Number: 10297180
STEERING
ODI Number: 10295551
STEERING
ODI Number: 10294361
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10291919
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10283103
STEERING
ODI Number: 10283101
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10281234
STEERING
ODI Number: 10281008
STEERING
ODI Number: 10279485
STEERING
ODI Number: 10280798
STEERING
ODI Number: 10277701
STEERING
ODI Number: 10269732
STEERING
ODI Number: 10268922
STEERING
ODI Number: 10270159
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10266833
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10254184
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STEERING
ODI Number: 10252705
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10246556
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10242876
STEERING
ODI Number: 10242652
STEERING
ODI Number: 10237944
STEERING
ODI Number: 10237713
STEERING
ODI Number: 10235930
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10234674
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10223939
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10217874
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10201049
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10167375
TIRES
ODI Number: 10166439
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10163735
STEERING
ODI Number: 10158750
STEERING
ODI Number: 10154211
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER,BRACKET
ODI Number: 10148964
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10148922
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10149088
STEERING
ODI Number: 10140445
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10141528
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10139278
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10138671
STEERING
ODI Number: 10135273
STEERING
ODI Number: 10135197
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10130858
STEERING
ODI Number: 10131128
STEERING
ODI Number: 10129063
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10129242
STEERING
ODI Number: 10127405
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10129333
STEERING
ODI Number: 10127019
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10126992
STEERING
ODI Number: 10118401
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10115066
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10113220
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10094198
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10093819
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10078689
STEERING
ODI Number: 10078324
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10078775
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10078618
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10078753
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10078746
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10066211
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10061950
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10058341
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10058340
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10047706
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10049912
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 10049902
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10037508
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10037507
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10039907
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
ODI Number: 10033452
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10031217
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10033253
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10032374
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10025631
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10020912
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
ODI Number: 10014953
STEERING
ODI Number: 10017170
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11121500
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 10553800
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STEERING
ODI Number: 10445000
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

3 Investigations for 2003 BMW Z4

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

51 Service Alerts for 2003 BMW Z4

Date Description
April 1, 2021 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 2021 045000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Power Reduction FC2A82 Intake VANOS and/or FC2 A87 Exhaust VANOS Camshaft Fault: The “Service Engine Soon” (MIL) lamp is illuminated and engine power reduction is perceived. This situation can occur after driving for some time with the engi

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Power Reduction FC2A82 Intake VANOS and/or FC2 A87 Exhaust VANOS Camshaft Fault: The “Service Engine Soon” (MIL) lamp is illuminated and engine power reduction is perceived. This situation can occur after driving for some time with the engi

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 10, 2019 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Clicking/Popping Noise from Dash at Startup. The customer states that when the vehicle is started, or the ignition switch is turned on, there is a clicking/popping noise coming from the dash area. CAUSE Mis-alignment of the fresh air/recirc

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January 1, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Whistling Noise Coming from the Center Vent – A/C is Off . A very high pitched whistling or beeping noise is heard coming from the center vents. The flow of refrigerant through the expansion valve at certain temperature differentials.

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November 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

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September 1, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

?SI B01 09 14 September 2014 WarrantiesWarranties This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 09 14 dated August 2014. Please read this Service Information bulletin in its entirety, the content has been completely updated. design

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September 1, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

?SI B01 09 14 September 2014 WarrantiesWarranties This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 09 14 dated August 2014. Please read this Service Information bulletin in its entirety, the content has been completely updated. design

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May 1, 2015 194000 TIRES:VALVE

Valve Stem Replacement with Wheel Electronics. INFORMATION The valve stems are single-use only, and must be replaced every time the wheel electronics are replaced. If you loosen the nut (1), you must replace the valve stem. Failure to repla

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May 1, 2015 200000 WHEELS

Valve Stem Replacement with Wheel Electronics. INFORMATION The valve stems are single-use only, and must be replaced every time the wheel electronics are replaced. If you loosen the nut (1), you must replace the valve stem. Failure to repla

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May 1, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

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June 1, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

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July 1, 2011 022520 SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

BMW: A GRINDING NOISE IS COMING FROM THE DIFFERENTIAL DURING SLOW CORNERING. WHEN TURNING A SLIP/STICK EFFECT IS CREATED ON THE LINING AND STEEL DISCS INCORPORATED IN THE DIFFERENTIAL CLUTCH CAUSES A GRINDING NOISE. *RM

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June 1, 2010 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS IS BEING USED ON MANY MODELS TO DETERMINE THE ROOT CAUSE OF DOUBLE-CLUTCH TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS. *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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February 1, 2004 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

RETROFIT THE POWER SUPPLY CABLE FOR THE THERMAL OIL LEVEL SENSOR. *EH

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July 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

N54-DIAGNOSIS FOR DME FC 29DC/2FBF FOR MODELS E90, E92 PRODUCED FROM 06/06 AND E93, E60, E61 PRODUCED FROM 03/07. *PE UPDATED 7/8/09. *PE MODELS E82, E88 PRODUCED FROM START 2000 AND E71 PRODUCED FROM START 2000. UPDATED 7/21

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July 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N54-DIAGNOSIS FOR DME FC 29DC/2FBF FOR MODELS E90, E92 PRODUCED FROM 06/06 AND E93, E60, E61 PRODUCED FROM 03/07. *PE UPDATED 7/8/09. *PE MODELS E82, E88 PRODUCED FROM START 2000 AND E71 PRODUCED FROM START 2000. UPDATED 7/21

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November 1, 2010 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

BMW: THE REAR LAMP IS NOT WATER TIGHT DUE TO CRACKS DUE TO STRESS. WATER MAY ENTER THE LAMP. *RM

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November 1, 2010 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

BMW: THE REAR LAMP IS NOT WATER TIGHT DUE TO CRACKS DUE TO STRESS. WATER MAY ENTER THE LAMP. *RM

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January 1, 2003 140000 AIR BAGS

AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON, FC 986B OR 98EB STORED. VEHICLES PRODUCED UP TO DECEMBER, 2002. *TT

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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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April 9, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

RECALL CAMPAIGN 04V182 – ENGINE STALLING. CORRECTION PRODUCTION DATES. *TT

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April 19, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

RECALL CAMPAIGN 04V-182 ENGINE STALLING. *TT

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April 1, 2004 140000 AIR BAGS

RECALL CAMPAIGN 04V-XXX CHECK AIRBAG COMPONENTS AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY. *TT

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December 1, 2002 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

CODING, INDIVIDUALIZATION, PROGRAMMING (CIP) MODULE. *TT

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December 1, 2002 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

IHKA HEATING OUTPUT IS INADEQUATE. *TT

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November 1, 2010 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

BMW: WATER IS LEAKING INTO THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT DUE TO A DAMAGED SEAL ON REAR VENTS. *RM

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November 1, 2010 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

BMW: WATER IS LEAKING INTO THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT DUE TO A DAMAGED SEAL ON REAR VENTS. *RM

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November 1, 2010 162700 STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

BMW: WATER IS LEAKING INTO THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT DUE TO A DAMAGED SEAL ON REAR VENTS. *RM

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February 1, 2003 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

SERVICE ACTION TO REPROGRAM THE DME FOR ELECTRONIC FAN ACTIVATION. PRODUCED FROM 11/13/02 UP TO 12/3/02. *TT

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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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April 1, 2011 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL SUPPORT PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED REGARDING TRANSMISSION CONCERNS. *RM

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June 1, 2010 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BMW: WHEN AT LOWER SPEEDS OR STOPPING THE ENGINE IDLE DIPS TOO LOW BECAUSE OF A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM

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January 1, 2011 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BMW: THERE MAY BE EXCESSIVE CRANKING BEFORE THE VEHICLE STARTS. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT MAY ALSO BE ON WITH A LACK OF ENGINE POWER. *RM

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October 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

DUE TO THE ABSENCE OF A READINESS CODE, THE SELF-DIAGNOSIS OF THE TANK VENTING VALVE (TEV) IS NOT BEING COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY. THIS SERVICE ACTION REPROGRAMS THE DME FOR TANK VENTING VALVE OPERATION. *TT

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April 19, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

RECALL CAMPAIGN 04V-182 ENGINE STALLING. CORRECTED PRODUCTION DATES. *TT

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August 1, 2009 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

BMW VEHICLES: TEILECLEARING FOR DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC). A PART REPLACEMENT AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BY SUBMITTING A TC CASE IN PUMA BEFORE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DSC COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLES LIS

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August 1, 2009 040000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

BMW VEHICLES: TEILECLEARING FOR DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC). A PART REPLACEMENT AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BY SUBMITTING A TC CASE IN PUMA BEFORE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DSC COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLES LIS

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August 1, 2009 151000 SEAT BELTS:FRONT

BMW: BELT TENSIONER HARNESSES. A REPAIR HARNESS FOR THE FRONT SEAT SAFETY BELT TENSIONERS AT THE BELT RETRACTORS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. *PE

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August 1, 2009 151300 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

BMW: BELT TENSIONER HARNESSES. A REPAIR HARNESS FOR THE FRONT SEAT SAFETY BELT TENSIONERS AT THE BELT RETRACTORS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. *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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November 1, 2007 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

BMW VEHICLE: S54-CATALYST PROTECTION MODE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS LOW ON FUEL. COMPLAINTS THAT THE VEHICLE HAS NO POWER DURING HEAVY ACCELERATION. FUEL RESERVE LIGHT IS ILLUMINATED AND THE FUEL LEVEL, WHEN MEASURED WITH THE SERVICE TESTER,

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November 1, 2007 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

BMW VEHICLE: S54-CATALYST PROTECTION MODE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS LOW ON FUEL. COMPLAINTS THAT THE VEHICLE HAS NO POWER DURING HEAVY ACCELERATION. FUEL RESERVE LIGHT IS ILLUMINATED AND THE FUEL LEVEL, WHEN MEASURED WITH THE SERVICE TESTER,

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November 1, 2007 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

BMW VEHICLE: S54-CATALYST PROTECTION MODE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS LOW ON FUEL. COMPLAINTS THAT THE VEHICLE HAS NO POWER DURING HEAVY ACCELERATION. FUEL RESERVE LIGHT IS ILLUMINATED AND THE FUEL LEVEL, WHEN MEASURED WITH THE SERVICE TESTER,

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November 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW VEHICLE: M54/M56-MIXTURE TOO LEAN-FAULT CODES 2882/2883 ARE STORED IN THE DME. COMPLAINTS THAT SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ILLUMINATED. THE FAULT CODES 2882/2883-FUEL TRIM, MIXTURE TOO LEAN ARE STORED IN THE DME. POSSIBLE CAUSES MA

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November 1, 2007 092300 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL FILTER

BMW VEHICLE: M54/M56-MIXTURE TOO LEAN-FAULT CODES 2882/2883 ARE STORED IN THE DME. COMPLAINTS THAT SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ILLUMINATED. THE FAULT CODES 2882/2883-FUEL TRIM, MIXTURE TOO LEAN ARE STORED IN THE DME. POSSIBLE CAUSES MA

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