2004 BMW X3

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

1 Recalls for 2004 BMW X3

Recall Date Component Summary
August 5, 2008 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

BMW IS RECALLING 200,000 MY 2006 3 SERIES SPORT SEAT, MY 2004-2006 5 SERIES STANDARD AND SPORT SEAT, AND MY 2004-2006 X3 PASSENGER VEHICLES. DEPENDING ON THE MANNER AND FREQUENCY OF THE FRONT PASSENGER’S ENTRY AND EXIT, SMALL CRACKS HAVE DEVELOPED IN THE MAT. IF THIS OCCURS, THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAGS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE HEAD PROTECTION SYSTEM, WILL BE DEACTIVATED AND THE AIR BAG WARNING LAMP AS WELL AS THE PASSENGER AIR BAG “ON-OFF” LAMP WILL BE ILLUMINATED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REWORK THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT SENSOR MAT SO THAT EXTERNAL FORCE APPLICATION TO THE SEAT DOES NOT CAUSE A CRACK TO THE MAT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 6, 2008. BMW WILL ALSO EXTEND THE WARRANTY ON THESE VEHICLES TO 10 YEARS FROM FIRST REGISTRATION WITHOUT ANY MILEAGE LIMIT. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.

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

2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2004 BMW X3

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Date Component  
power options (window/door/seat/roof)
suspension

139 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2004 BMW X3

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10169827
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10146322
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10139738
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10125003
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10994288
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10985032
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10980426
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10906767
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10894011
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10937989
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11338163
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11315666
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11309334
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11297731
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11297680
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11075288
SEATS
ODI Number: 11153549
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11144874
SEATS
ODI Number: 11064382
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11063787
SEATS
ODI Number: 11061525
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11043094
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10836609
SEATS
ODI Number: 10823182
SEATS
ODI Number: 10762727
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10734073
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10723743
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10721417
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10717789
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10713192
SEATS
ODI Number: 10690316
SEATS
ODI Number: 10684274
SEATS
ODI Number: 10682952
SEATS
ODI Number: 10663386
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10661552
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10653915
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10638266
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10575968
SEATS
ODI Number: 10565390
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10549706
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10537571
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10526357
STRUCTURE | TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
ODI Number: 10524471
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10522044
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10515345
SEATS
ODI Number: 10499588
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10492014
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10478655
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10454331
SEATS
ODI Number: 10454473
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10453173
SEATS
ODI Number: 10452259
SEATS
ODI Number: 10447402
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10449051
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10446339
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10446035
SEATS
ODI Number: 10445659
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10445065
SEATS
ODI Number: 10441082
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10423084
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10421389
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10407630
SEATS
ODI Number: 10392308
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION:FRONT | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10380174
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10376369
SEATS
ODI Number: 10373414
SEATS
ODI Number: 10369051
SEATS
ODI Number: 10369038
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 10369779
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10366823
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10359450
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10359861
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10358717
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10346382
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 10327889
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10326991
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10317648
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10312274
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10306418
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10296813
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10279035
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10281527
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10276184
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10263766
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10245384
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10246384
AIR BAGS | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10240874
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10238012
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10216302
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10203670
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10203019
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | STRUCTURE | TIRES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10200356
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10182864
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10181980
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10181311
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10179141
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10173215
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10168330
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10169827
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10152365
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10151505
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10147366
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10148965
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10148113
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10145632
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10146322
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10139738
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10138742
STEERING
ODI Number: 10136058
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10136009
STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING
ODI Number: 10132455
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10133370
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10131574
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10131573
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10128468
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10125003
STRUCTURE:MOTORCYCLE:KICKSTAND/CENTER STAND
ODI Number: 10124832
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10121189
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10115939
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10114496
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10112059
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10109299
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10107989
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
ODI Number: 10109923
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10108419
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10105678
STEERING
ODI Number: 10106521
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10102402
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10098002
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 10100471
TIRES:BEAD
ODI Number: 10100298
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
ODI Number: 10096254
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10095934
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10096209
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10086340
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10078431
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10470300
SEATS
ODI Number: 10438500
SEATS
ODI Number: 10373700
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3 Investigations for 2004 BMW X3

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

58 Service Alerts for 2004 BMW X3

Date Description
July 1, 2008 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

BMW: THE BULB-OUT WARNING IS DISPLAYED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE

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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

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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

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Discharged Battery Energy Diagnosis Must Be Performed: The electrical system of BMW vehicles has been subject to an ongoing development process over the last few years. This has led to increased demands being placed on the battery. This doc

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Discharged Battery Energy Diagnosis Must Be Performed: The electrical system of BMW vehicles has been subject to an ongoing development process over the last few years. This has led to increased demands being placed on the battery. This doc

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Discharged Battery Energy Diagnosis Must Be Performed: The electrical system of BMW vehicles has been subject to an ongoing development process over the last few years. This has led to increased demands being placed on the battery. This doc

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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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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, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Analysis of FASTA data and repeat repair visit reports indicates that there are many fault codes that are stored in the above vehicles, but they are not diagnosed to identify

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February 1, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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January 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

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

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July 1, 2013 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
5

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February 1, 2016 010000 STEERING

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015. Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015. Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

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February 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015. Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

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February 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015. Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

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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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October 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Analysis of FASTA data and repeat repair visit reports indicates that there are many fault codes that are stored in the above vehicles, but they are not diagnosed to identify

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUBJECT Audio System Speaker Testing. For audio system speaker testing there is a NED (Non Electrical Diagnosis) Test Plan available. CAUSE We previously recommended use of the Audio Test CD (ATC) from BMW. This CD has been discontinued.

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February 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SUBJECT Audio System Speaker Testing. For audio system speaker testing there is a NED (Non Electrical Diagnosis) Test Plan available. CAUSE We previously recommended use of the Audio Test CD (ATC) from BMW. This CD has been discontinued.

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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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February 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated February 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Analysis of FASTA data and repeat repair visit repo

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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
B2

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November 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015.. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

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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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January 1, 2018 220000 SEATS

FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANCY (OC3) MAT FOR SRS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 15 YEARS/UNLIMITED MILES

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September 1, 2015 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Shudder from the Driveline on Vehicles with xDrive. There is a shudder or vibration from the driveline when taking off from a stop, or when accelerating at highway speeds. CAUSE Possible multiple root causes related to the engine, wheels &

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September 1, 2015 200000 WHEELS

Shudder from the Driveline on Vehicles with xDrive. There is a shudder or vibration from the driveline when taking off from a stop, or when accelerating at highway speeds. CAUSE Possible multiple root causes related to the engine, wheels &

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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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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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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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August 1, 2011 138200 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

BMW: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION REGARDING THE DEFECT IN THE REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER THAT FAILS TO OPERATE PROPERLY. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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December 1, 2012 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW: DSC WARNING LIGHT IS ON. THE WARNING LAMPS FOR DSC, ABS AND BRAKE WARNING ILLUMINATED. THERE MAY ALSO BE A WARNING IN THE CONTROL DISPLAY FOR CHASSIS CONTROL SYSTEM FAILURE. *JS

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September 1, 2009 010000 STEERING

BMW: THE STEERING ANGLE SENSOR MUST BE ADJUSTED AFTER CERTAIN REPAIR WORK IS PERFORMED, SUCH AS A WHEEL ALIGNMENT OR CODING/PROGRAMMING OF THE DXC MODULE. DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR OF THE STEERING ANGLE SENSOR, THE DXC WARNING MAY BE DISPLA

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July 1, 2008 032100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

BMW: THE BULB-OUT WARNING IS DISPLAYED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE

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July 1, 2008 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

BMW: THE BULB-OUT WARNING IS DISPLAYED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE

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July 1, 2008 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BMW: THE BULB-OUT WARNING IS DISPLAYED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE

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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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December 1, 2009 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW VEHICLES: DELAYED UPSHIFT MAY OCCUR UPHILL IN 3RD OR 4TH GEAR. THE TRANSMISSION WILL NOT UPSHIFT, USUALLY AFTER GOING UP A SLIGHT INCLINE, AND STAYS IN EITHER 3RD OR 4TH GEAR TOO LONG. CALIBRATON SENSITIVITY IN THE HILL RECOGNITION P

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April 21, 2005 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

PANORAMIC ROOF WON’T CLOSE FROM THE VENT POSITION. *EH

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January 1, 2013 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY IS INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE. BMW F25, AND F30 MODELS. *KB

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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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March 1, 2004 350000 EQUIPMENT

TELEMATICS CONTROL UNIT (TCU) MISSING FROM VEHICLE, BUT NOT INCLUDED IN SERVICE ACTION. INCLUDES BMW 3 SERIES 2004. *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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March 1, 2013 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW: BATTERY HAS AN INCREASED DEMAND DUE TO DEVELOPEMENTAL PROCESS OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM. THIS IS CAUSING THE BATTER TO NEED TO UNDERGO AN ENERGY DIAGNOSIS. *KB

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July 1, 2014 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: IN SOME VEHICLES, WHEN THE K CAN2 WIRING IS SHORTED, NO COMMUNICATION WITH ANY CONTROL MODULES (BOX ELECTRONICS, TELEMATIC CONTROL MODULE,CAR ACCESS SYSTEM, RADIO/NAVIGATION, CENTRAL GATEWAY MODEL OR FOOTWELL MODULE) DURING VEHICLE TE

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October 1, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP ILLUMINATED-FC 23F4 MAP THERMOSTAT. IN SOME VEHICLES HAVE INSUFFICIENT HEAT. E90, E91 (3 SERIES), E60, E61 (5 SERIES) 3/06 AND E83 (X3 SERIES) 9/08. *PE

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

BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP ILLUMINATED-FC 23F4 MAP THERMOSTAT. IN SOME VEHICLES HAVE INSUFFICIENT HEAT. E90, E91 (3 SERIES), E60, E61 (5 SERIES) 3/06 AND E83 (X3 SERIES) 9/08. *PE

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October 1, 2009 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP ILLUMINATED-FC 23F4 MAP THERMOSTAT. IN SOME VEHICLES HAVE INSUFFICIENT HEAT. E90, E91 (3 SERIES), E60, E61 (5 SERIES) 3/06 AND E83 (X3 SERIES) 9/08. *PE

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April 1, 2008 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

BMW: REPLACE THE CHAIN TENSIONING RAIL BEARING BOLT THAT COULD COME LOOSE AND CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE. MODELS E60 (5 SERIES), E70 (X5 SERIES), E83 (X3 SERIES), E9X (3 SERIES). *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, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED AND/OR VEHICLE OVERHEATS. MODELS E83, E85, E86, E70, E90, E91, E92, E93, E60 AND E61. *PE UPDATED 5/24/11. *PE

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November 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED AND/OR VEHICLE OVERHEATS. MODELS E83, E85, E86, E70, E90, E91, E92, E93, E60 AND E61. *PE UPDATED 5/24/11. *PE

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

BMW: CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED AND/OR VEHICLE OVERHEATS. MODELS E83, E85, E86, E70, E90, E91, E92, E93, E60 AND E61. *PE UPDATED 5/24/11. *PE

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