2005 BMW X3

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

2 Recalls for 2005 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.

September 6, 2007 EQUIPMENT

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET BMW BIKE CARRIERS, P/N 82110393954, SOLD FOR USE ON MY 2005 BMW X3 AND X5 VEHICLES. A PINCH BOLT EXISTS BETWEEN THE BIKE ARM BRACKET AND THE UPRIGHT ASSEMBLY OF THE HITCH STYLE BICYCLE RACK.

Remedy:

BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE A REPAIR KIT ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES TOLL-FREE AT 800-831-1117.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 BMW X3

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Date Component  
doors & windows (non-power)

102 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 BMW X3

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10983186
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10926714
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11220637
SEATS
ODI Number: 11174407
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11166103
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 11091068
SEATS
ODI Number: 11118745
SEATS
ODI Number: 11064879
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11064318
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11054457
SEATS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11016361
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10882973
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10850825
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10851982
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10839952
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10845926
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10823223
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10819049
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10788528
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10786837
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10787320
SEATS
ODI Number: 10787752
SEATS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10788944
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10783335
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10717723
SEATS
ODI Number: 10713954
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10715063
SEATS
ODI Number: 10691393
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10690568
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10680933
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10679755
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10677119
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10668992
SEATS
ODI Number: 10664371
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10660683
SEATS
ODI Number: 10661238
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10661214
SEATS
ODI Number: 10651801
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10639282
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 10633167
SEATS
ODI Number: 10584212
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10575579
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10567397
SEATS
ODI Number: 10566437
SEATS
ODI Number: 10553620
SEATS
ODI Number: 10554732
SEATS
ODI Number: 10551082
SEATS
ODI Number: 10552915
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10543340
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10515527
SEATS
ODI Number: 10515512
STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10513250
SEATS
ODI Number: 10505123
SEATS
ODI Number: 10503317
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10500809
SEATS
ODI Number: 10496075
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10496268
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10496267
SEATS
ODI Number: 10492462
SEATS
ODI Number: 10494425
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10484852
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10480028
SEATS
ODI Number: 10477035
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10475760
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10452326
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10447192
SEATS
ODI Number: 10441427
SEATS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10441618
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10442733
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10438587
SEATS
ODI Number: 10439333
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10436835
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10412277
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10411268
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10389957
SEATS
ODI Number: 10386906
SEATS
ODI Number: 10380821
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10373462
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10368726
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10351473
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10327755
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10323402
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10299764
SEATS
ODI Number: 10297923
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10295563
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10296162
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10292046
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 10285024
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10255709
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10253596
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10251190
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10234617
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10232694
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10228147
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10218608
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10207845
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10150549
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10143070
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10110215
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11325900
SEATS
ODI Number: 10679400
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10362900
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6 Investigations for 2005 BMW X3

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

63 Service Alerts for 2005 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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May 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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February 1, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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January 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 140000 AIR BAGS

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 69 06 dated June 2008. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Airbag Warning Lamp Illuminated, FC 93EB or FC 55 . The red airbag warning lamp (AWL) in the instrument cluster is illu

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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 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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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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April 1, 2006 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TOP TIER DETERGENT GASOLINE IN BMW VEHICLES. *TT

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April 1, 2006 190000 TIRES

NITROGEN INFLATED TIRES. *TT

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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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June 1, 2008 140000 AIR BAGS

BMW: AIRBAG WARNING LAMP, FC93EB OR FC 55. MODEL E90, E91 (3 SERIES) AND E83 (X3) VEHICLES PRODUCED BETWEEN 8/31/05 AND 4/26/06. RED AIRBAG WARNING LAMP (AWL) IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS ILLUMINATED AND A FAULT CODE FOR EMERGENCY CALL FU

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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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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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