2008 BMW X5

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

10 Recalls for 2008 BMW X5

Recall Date Component Summary
January 15, 2020 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2009-2012 X5 xDrive35d, 2008-2012 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M, 2007-2012 X5 30si, X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 48i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M and 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid vehicles equipped with non-desiccated, passenger frontal air bag inflators containing phase stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSPI-2) propellant that were used as interim remedy parts for previous Takata recalls. These inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag, free of charge. The recall began March 11, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

January 15, 2020 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2008-2013 128i and 135i Convertibles, 128i, 135i, and M Coupes, 2007-2010 X3 30si and X3 xDrive30i, 2013-2015 X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i and X1 xDrive35i, 2007-2013 328i, 328i xDrive, 335i, 335is, 335i xDrive and M3 Coupes, 2006-2011 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 325i, 325xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi, 335i
xDrive and M3, 2009-2011 335D, 2006-2012 325xi, 328i, 328xi and 328i xDrive, 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid, 2007-2013 328i, 335i, 335is, M3 Coupes, X5 30si, X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 48i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M, 2009-2013 X5 xDrive35d and 2008-2014 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles equipped with non-desiccated driver frontal air bag inflators containing phase stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN) that were used as interim remedy parts for previous Takata recalls. These inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver air bag. On X5 and X6 vehicles, only the inflator will be replaced. All repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began March 11, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

January 14, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M vehicles, 2008-2014 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M vehicles, 2009-2013 X5 xDrive35d vehicles and 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began March 14, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

January 9, 2018 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, 2009-2010 X5 xDrive35d vehicles and 2009-2013 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M vehicles ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.”

BMW is also recalling certain 2007-2010 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X5 xDrive35d, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.”

BMW is also recalling certain 2007-2009 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xdrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X5 xDrive35d, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles ever registered in the states of AK, CO, CT, ID, IA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, and WY or “Zone C.”

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

October 30, 2017 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2008-2011 128i and 2007-2011 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 525i, 525xi, 528i, 528xi, 530i, 530xi, X3 3.0si, X3 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive30i, Z4 3.0i, Z4 3.0si and Z4 sDrive30i vehicles. The heater for the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve may short circuit.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PCV valve heater, free of charge. Interim letters were mailed on November 27, 2017. Owners will receive a second notification by the end of October 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

January 10, 2017 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2012 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A.”

Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, BMW is recalling certain 2009 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, and X5 M vehicles, 2008-2009 X6 xDrive 35i, X6 xDrive50i, X6 M, and 2009 X5 xDrive35d vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.”

Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, BMW is recalling certain 2007-2008 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M vehicles, and 2008 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator or air bag module, free of charge. Interim letters were mailed March 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

October 17, 2016 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 BMW X5 3.0si, X5 4.8i, X5 M, X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i and X5 xDrive50i, 2008-2011 X6 x Drive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M, 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid, 535i xDrive Gran Turismo, 535i Gran Turismo, 550i xDrive Gran Turismo and 550i Gran Turismo, 2011-2012 528i, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i and 550i xDrive and 2012 535i ActiveHybrid, 640i Convertible, 650i Convertible, 650i xDrive Convertible, 650i Coupe and 650i Coupe xDrive vehicles. The affected vehicles have in-tank fuel pumps that may have insufficiently crimped wire contacts.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump module, free of charge. The recall began February 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

May 26, 2016 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5M vehicles, 2009-2011 X5 xDrive35d vehicles, 2008-2011 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M vehicles, and 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A.”

Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, BMW is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5M vehicles, and 2008 BMW X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.”

Vehicles of these model years and models that were not originally sold or ever registered in either Zones A or B are not subject to this safety recall.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or air bag module, free of charge. The recall began July 28, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

October 26, 2010 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 X5 SAVs VEHICLES WITH 6-CYLINDER ENGINES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 1, 2007 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2008. DUE TO A MANUFACTURING PROCESS FAULT, THE FUEL PUMP WAS NOT PRODUCED TO SPECIFICATIONS. UNDER SPECIFIC VEHICLE OPERATING CONDITIONS, THE FUEL PUMP’S COMMUTATOR COULD EXPERIENCE AN INCREASE IN WEAR.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IN-TANK FUEL PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 11, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.

April 11, 2008 SUSPENSION:REAR

BMW IS RECALLING 55 MY 2008 X5 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FOR PROBLEMS WITH THE REAR AXLE STABILIZER (ANTI-SWAY BAR). THESE VEHICLES WERE EQUIPPED WITH A SPORTS-SUSPENSION STABILIZER RATHER THAN A STANDARD SUSPENSION STABILIZER ON THE REAR AXLE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR AXLE STABILIZER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 14, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117 OR VIA E-MAIL TO [email protected]

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2008 BMW X5

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Date Component  
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181 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2008 BMW X5

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11404769
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10919907
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11004285
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11002828
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11002099
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10992197
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10983427
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10985434
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10986240
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10979841
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10979770
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10972020
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10968995
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11010858
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10907045
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10905121
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10899179
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10898689
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10896508
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10960390
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10966102
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10966201
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10949090
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10953996
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10954770
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10948830
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10947351
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10946775
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10939616
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10938746
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10937598
AIR BAGS | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10936212
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10934406
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10934989
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10927221
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10929539
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11360927
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11355003
AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SEATS
ODI Number: 11329161
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11309691
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11306241
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11306568
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11243431
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11243535
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11256793
AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253202
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11195819
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218463
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218611
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11166021
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11164820
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11128549
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11099967
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11091971
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11185758
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11079766
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11075828
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11073269
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11154262
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11155401
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11155361
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11153244
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11144964
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11144515
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11109601
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11064412
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11066810
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11064617
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11066122
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11062451
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11062799
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 11057339
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11057278
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11060742
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11052196
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11048823
AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11043780
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11042084
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11042021
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11034427
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11021615
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 11021992
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11016341
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11019310
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11018957
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10883692
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10876183
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10870923
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10870810
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10853625
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10854123
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10852764
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10850618
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10818225
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10809694
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10807855
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10807972
ENGINE | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10808453
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10807388
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10795329
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10794764
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10764037
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10759033
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10725746
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10725576
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10721915
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10712013
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10704514
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10678894
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10679672
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10680747
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10671676
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10661783
SUSPENSION | TIRES
ODI Number: 10654254
AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10650964
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10632226
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10626886
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10620764
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10625882
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10619124
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10594187
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10593698
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10586821
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10584034
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10578323
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10573804
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10575406
ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10562185
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10558120
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10557295
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10557421
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10557394
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10555004
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10553818
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10548795
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10543928
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10538164
ENGINE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10543025
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10536606
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10515801
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10515017
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10514408
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10509634
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10500786
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10499215
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10493713
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10494983
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10494694
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10487142
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10484058
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10479940
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10481106
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10482336
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10475278
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10461354
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10456856
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ODI Number: 10456850
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10454459
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10445677
STEERING
ODI Number: 10425571
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10418009
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10412688
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10395755
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10396424
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10369673
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10351516
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10345141
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10331266
PARKING BRAKE
ODI Number: 10328011
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10308594
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10293786
POWER TRAIN | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10296056
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10292438
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | PARKING BRAKE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING
ODI Number: 10270238
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | EQUIPMENT | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10268129
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10255538
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10243448
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10228815
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10958700
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11075200
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10615300
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287 Service Alerts for 2008 BMW X5

Date Description
March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin outlines the procedure for checking the engine timing chains for wear, and should be completed in conjunction with SI B11 06 14, “N63 Customer Care Package.” The N63CCP and N63 Engine Check the Timing Chain are NOT mandatory T

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin outlines the procedure for checking the engine timing chains for wear, and should be completed in conjunction with SI B11 06 14, “N63 Customer Care Package.” The N63CCP and N63 Engine Check the Timing Chain are NOT mandatory T

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

INCORRECT TORQUE SPECIFICATION FOR THE HIGH-PRESSURE PUMP IN ISTA: The current version of ISTA states the incorrect tightening torque for the High-Pressure pump M6 mounting bolts to the cylinder head cover. The correct tightening torque is

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May 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SURFACE RUST ON NEW AIR BAG INFLATORS: The technician finds that the new air bag inflator (aka: gas generator) may have surface rust on the metalhousing .

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May 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

SURFACE RUST ON NEW AIR BAG INFLATORS: The technician finds that the new air bag inflator (aka: gas generator) may have surface rust on the metalhousing .

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SURFACE RUST ON NEW AIR BAG INFLATORS: The technician finds that the new air bag inflator (aka: gas generator) may have surface rust on the metalhousing .

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May 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: N54/N54T/N55 ELECTRIC ENGINE COOLANT PUMP . With the court’s FINAL approval, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Oliver, et al v.

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May 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: N54/N54T/N55 ELECTRIC ENGINE COOLANT PUMP . With the court’s FINAL approval, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Oliver, et al v.

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May 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: N54/N54T/N55 ELECTRIC ENGINE COOLANT PUMP . With the court’s FINAL approval, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Oliver, et al v.

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May 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: N54/N54T/N55 ELECTRIC ENGINE COOLANT PUMP . With the court’s FINAL approval, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Oliver, et al v.

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May 1, 2013 046600 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

BMW: DUE TO AN ERROR IN SOFTWARE CALIBRATION, SOME VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING WARNING ILLUMINATION OF DSC, ABS AND BRAKE AND A POSSIBLE WARNING IN CONTROL DISPLAY FOR CHASSIS CONTROL SYSTEM FAILURE. MODELS 2009-2012 F30, 01, 02, 07, 10, 12

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December 1, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

INCORRECT TORQUE SPECIFICATION FOR THE HIGH-PRESSURE PUMP IN ISTA: The current version of ISTA states the incorrect tightening torque for the High-Pressure pump M6 mounting bolts to the cylinder head cover. The correct tightening torque is

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September 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Power Reduction, FC2A82 Intake VANOS and/or FC2A87 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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August 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONTAXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATION: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or when turning the steering wheel while statio

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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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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

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July 10, 2019 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Rear Bumper Trim Warped / Distorted. The center of the rear bumper trim is warped upward and may interfere with opening of the tailgate. No outside damage or customer influence can be detected. The center securing tabs of the bumper trim c

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July 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Rear Bumper Trim Warped / Distorted. The center of the rear bumper trim is warped upward and may interfere with opening of the tailgate. No outside damage or customer influence can be detected. The center securing tabs of the bumper trim c

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July 9, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N63 Engine: Oil Consumption and/or Rough Running Complaints. The vehicle may consume engine oil above the permissible specification, and may run rough at times. White or blue smoke may also be seen exiting the exhaust system. CAUSE The cons

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July 9, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Power Reduction, FC 2A82 Intake VANOS and/or FC 2A87 Exhaust VANOS Camshaft Faults are Stored in DME. The “Service Engine Soon” (MIL) lamp is illuminated and engine power reduction is perceived. This situation can occur after dri
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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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July 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Erroneous CC Message Remote control! Do not switch off the engine” is Displayed. An erroneous CC message, “Remote control!” ” Do not switch off the engine” is displayed in the Central Information Display (CID). The engine can still be sta

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July 10, 2019 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Creaking Noises from the B-Pillar Trim. The lower half of the B-pillar trim can make a creaking noise when driving. CAUSE: The two upper openings for the securing tabs on the bottom half of the B-pillar are too small to allow the two barbs

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July 10, 2019 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Creaking Noises from the B-Pillar Trim. The lower half of the B-pillar trim can make a creaking noise when driving. CAUSE: The two upper openings for the securing tabs on the bottom half of the B-pillar are too small to allow the two barbs

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July 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Creaking Noises from the B-Pillar Trim. The lower half of the B-pillar trim can make a creaking noise when driving. CAUSE: The two upper openings for the securing tabs on the bottom half of the B-pillar are too small to allow the two barbs

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June 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

N63 ENGINE: OIL CONSUMPTION CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR PROCEDURES. While engine oil consumption may create a customer inconvenience in the short term it should not cause any drivability problems that would prevent normal d

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June 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 ENGINE: OIL CONSUMPTION CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR PROCEDURES. While engine oil consumption may create a customer inconvenience in the short term it should not cause any drivability problems that would prevent normal d

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June 1, 2019 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: X5 (E70) WITH COMFORT ACCESS.

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July 12, 2019 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Service Action: CIC – Install Navigation Road Map Database 2013. Before delivering affected vehicles to the customer, the Car Information Computer (CIC) road map database 2013 must be installed onto the CIC internal Hard Disc Drive (HDD).

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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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March 1, 2019 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

PRELIMINARY CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: X5 (E70) VEHICLES WITH COMFORT ACCESS (OPTION CODE SA0322) CLASS VEHICLES.

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March 1, 2019 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

PRELIMINARY CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: X5 (E70) VEHICLES WITH COMFORT ACCESS (OPTION CODE SA0322) CLASS VEHICLES.

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March 1, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRELIMINARY CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: X5 (E70) VEHICLES WITH COMFORT ACCESS (OPTION CODE SA0322) CLASS VEHICLES.

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October 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 AND N63T ENGINE: ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION, ENGINE OIL TOP-UPS AND REFILL CAPACITY. Customers with one of the vehicles above may complain that the engine’s oil consumption is “too high,” resulting in engine oil top-ups and workshop visits

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October 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Service Action: CIC – Install Navigation Road Map Database 2013. Before delivering affected vehicles to the customer, the Car Information Computer (CIC) road map database 2013 must be installed onto the CIC internal Hard Disc Drive (HDD).

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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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October 1, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

Clicking Noise from Front Axle. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement between the contact surfaces of the wheel bearing and swivel bearing (knuckle)

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April 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MService Action: Replace the Coolant Pump. Coolant is leaking from the coolant pump. CAUSE The coolant pump may develop cracks in the plastic housing. These cracks may result in a coolant leak.

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January 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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January 1, 2013 073000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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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
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May 1, 2013 220000 SEATS

Rattle Noise from Rear Seat Backrest. A rattle noise can be heard from the rear seat area when the vehicle is driven. CAUSE The left and right rear seat backrest locks have insufficient lubrication.

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September 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Information bulletin is being published because vehicles are down for an extended period of t

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May 1, 2013 140000 AIR BAGS

DSC Warning Light is On. The warning lamps for DSC, ABS and brake warning are illuminated. There may also be a warning in the control display for ‘Chassis Control System failure’ One or more of the following fault codes are stored: F25, F30

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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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May 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The warning lamps for DSC, ABS and brake warning are illuminated. There may also be a warning in the control display for “Chassis Control System failure.” One or more of the following fault codes are stored: DSC: * D36D44 – Signal error
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May 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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May 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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March 1, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SI B01 05 11 March 2016 Warranties This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 012 11 dated December 2012. Please read this Service Information bulletin in its entirety: the part information and content format has been completely u

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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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June 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

A customer may complain of a delay in engine response after decelerating at low road speeds and then reaccelerating. This can occur when the transmission remains in a high gear due to a delay in the transmission downshifting. This situation

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June 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

A customer may complain of a delay in engine response after decelerating at low road speeds and then reaccelerating. This can occur when the transmission remains in a high gear due to a delay in the transmission downshifting. This situation

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April 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME – Diagnostic Hints. The customer may complain about one of the following: Rough engine running Engine cannot be started (crank no start) Check Engine L

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October 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

iPhone: Connection Failures with iOS 7. There are various connectivity failures with the iPhone using iOS 7. Some examples are listed below: z Call disconnection z Contact List incomplete z General connection failures Apple software iOS 7 a

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December 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

CCC – “Please Insert Navigation DVD” Appears on CID. The navigation map DVD cannot be read or detected. The message “Please insert navigation DVD” appears in the CID (Central Information Display). The navigation system is inoperative.
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October 1, 2014 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Side View Camera Does Not Display Picture. The side view camera does not display a picture: z After engaging reverse gear z Activating the side view camera via the switch on the center console near the gear shift CAUSE z Water (moisture) en

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December 1, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

?BMW has become aware of a potential problem with the durability of the Tank Leak Diagnostic Module (DMTL) pump on MY 2007, 2008 and 2009 BMW X5 vehicles equipped with the N52K engine. A small percentage of these vehicles will actually deve

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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Service Action: Replace the Oxygen Sensor. The oxygen sensor deteriorates prematurely.

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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Damage Due to Debris in Oil Passages. After performing extensive engine repairs (e.g., cylinder head removal), the engine begins to knock and may lose power. Debris has entered the engine oiling passages during cleaning of the engine

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March 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Front or Rear Windshield Wipers Fail to Operate. INFORMATION The following troubleshooting hints are based on known areas that can cause the situations described above to occur. 1. Front windshield wiper failure: perform the following check

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March 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The vehicle does not start. CAUSE Software error in the CAS (Car Access System).

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March 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery Discharged Because of Unfavorable Driving Profile. In certain situations, the battery may become discharged when the vehicle is driven frequently on short trips (less than 3 miles per trip), or when the telephone or entertainment sy

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March 1, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

Squeaking Noises from Steering Wheel While Turning. There is a squeaking noise from the steering column when the steering wheel is turned. The rubber boot on the steering column is not positioned correctly or lacks sufficient grease for t

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March 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

Oil Leak from Transfer Case. Oil is leaking from the transmission area, or oil seepage is noticed from the transmission/transfer case area during a service. CAUSE The leak can be misdiagnosed as a transmission fluid leak from either the mec

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October 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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October 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N63T Engine: New Test Plan to Check Engine Oil Level with ISTA/D 3.39.21. INFORMATION With the release of ISTA/D 3.39.21, a new test plan is available for checking the engine oil level in some vehicles with the N63T engine. The test plan wi

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September 1, 2013 358100 EQUIPMENT:EMERGENCY:ESCAPE/EGRESS/EXIT

Window Guide Is Pushed up and Distorted. The customer may notice the front window seal looks deformed or distorted in the uppermost area of the window. CAUSE Front window guide fitment gap tolerance to the door frame

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March 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

N55 Engine Failsafe – FC 120308 Boost Pressure Control, Plausibility: Pressure Too Low Stored in DME Fault Memory. INFORMATION The customer complains the SES is illuminated and the engine has reduced power (engine failsafe mode).

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March 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N55 Engine Failsafe – FC 120308 Boost Pressure Control, Plausibility: Pressure Too Low Stored in DME Fault Memory. INFORMATION The customer complains the SES is illuminated and the engine has reduced power (engine failsafe mode).

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March 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Intermittent Hydraulic Valve Adjuster (HVA) Noise. An occasional ticking or rattling noise from the camshaft hydraulic valve lifters (HVA) may occur during cold engine starts, due to frequent short-distance driving, or the noise may occur f

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May 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection – Call is transferred back to the handset. In

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May 1, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection – Call is transferred back to the handset. In

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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
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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
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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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May 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63, N63TU and N63R Engines: Upper Oil Pan Removal and Installation Repair Instructions This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B11 17 15 dated August 2015.. INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the engine upper oil pan asse

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May 1, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

N63, N63TU, S63 and S63TU Engines: Oil Leak from the Rear of the Engine and Transmission Bell Housing. Customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. When verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking f

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May 1, 2016 101200 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:BELL HOUSING

N63, N63TU, S63 and S63TU Engines: Oil Leak from the Rear of the Engine and Transmission Bell Housing. Customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. When verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking f

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SI B84 03 14 February 2016 Communication Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B84 03 14 dated October 2014. SUBJECT Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the followi

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February 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SI B84 03 14 February 2016 Communication Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B84 03 14 dated October 2014. SUBJECT Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the followi

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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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May 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME – Diagnostic Hints This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 06 16 dated April 2016.. The customer may complain about one of t

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May 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME – Diagnostic Hints This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 06 16 dated April 2016.. The customer may complain about one of t

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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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January 1, 2016 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

The high-pressure injectors may fail, resulting in an engine malfunction warning and reduced engine output.

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January 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The high-pressure injectors may fail, resulting in an engine malfunction warning and reduced engine output.

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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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August 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Water Leak from the Front of the Sunroof. During extended periods of heavy rain, water may enter the vehicle from the area around the front of the sunroof cassette, the Roof Control Panel (FZD), the map lights, or the A-pillars. The custome

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August 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Various Complaints with Panoramic Sunroof.

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August 1, 2013 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

Grating Noise from Side Window Defroster Vent. The customer may notice a grating or creaking noise coming from the instrument panel at the extreme left or right side. It is only heard when the vehicle is in motion. CAUSE The side window def

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August 1, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

Clicking Noise from Front Axle. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement between the contact surfaces of the wheel bearing and swivel bearing (knuckle)

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September 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Intelligent Battery Sensor Diagnosis Hints. The vehicle enters the workshop with one or more of the following complaints: * Check Control Message related to battery discharge * No-start condition * Consumer power reduction (reduced blower

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March 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Injector ETK Part Number Error What’s New: ? Procedure change: indentifying injector type using an ISTA test plan. . The current version of the ETK incorporates multiple part number errors

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January 1, 2015 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 10 09 dated March 2013. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC head unit: Vehicle Position Is Missing or Incorrect on Navigation Map. The vehicle position is missing or incorrect

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January 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 05 09 dated July 2009. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC Headunit: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Car Information Computer (CIC) began replacing the Car Co

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January 1, 2015 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 05 09 dated July 2009. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC Headunit: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Car Information Computer (CIC) began replacing the Car Co

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January 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBJECT N63: CBS Oil Service Conversion in ISTA/P. The CBS oil service conversion being performed for the N63 Customer Car Package and timing chain check (SI B11 16 14) does not work correctly. It does not change the interval to the desire

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January 1, 2015 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

SUBJECT N62TU: ISTA Service Function for DME “RAM Backup”. The ISTA Service Function test plan should be performed to clear stored values in the DME RAM memory after repairs are completed, in the following situations: z VANOS or engine-r
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May 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 Engine: Valve Seal Replacement. Refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. ? B11 07 11 – Turbocharger Failure: Oil Supply and Return Line Blockage and Proper Repairs ? B11 07 12 – N63 Engine: Oil Consumptio

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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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June 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

iPhone: Connection Failures with iOS 7. There are various connectivity failures with the iPhone using iOS 7. Some examples are listed below: * Call disconnection * Contact List incomplete * General connection failures CAUSE Apple software i

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July 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N52K Tank Leak Diagnostic Module (DMTL) Pump: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles. INFORMATION For the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) is extending the limited warranty for the tank leak d
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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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August 1, 2016 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

Service Action: S63 Engine – Check and Replace High- Pressure Injectors This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 08 15 dated January 2016. The high-pressure injectors may fail, resulting in an engine malfunction warning and reduc

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August 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service Action: S63 Engine – Check and Replace High- Pressure Injectors This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 08 15 dated January 2016. The high-pressure injectors may fail, resulting in an engine malfunction warning and reduc

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January 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ConnectedDrive/BMW ASSIST Features Are Inoperative. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. * No traffic information (RTTI / ARTTI) * BMW ASSIST “My Info” service doesn’t work. CAUSE The Electronic Subscriber Agr
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March 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Information and Availability. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. Examples of some of these features are listed below: * BMW Assist Inoperative ? SOS call ? Roadside Assistance c

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March 1, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Information and Availability. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. Examples of some of these features are listed below: * BMW Assist Inoperative ? SOS call ? Roadside Assistance c

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September 1, 2016 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 31 01 12 dated June 2015. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement betwee

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August 1, 2016 092100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

IN-TANK FUEL DELIVERY MODULE (PUMP): LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMITATION. INFORMATION On the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) is extending the limited warranty for the In-tank
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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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August 1, 2016 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 31 01 12 dated June 2015. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement betwee

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August 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 31 01 12 dated June 2015. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement betwee

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August 1, 2016 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 31 01 12 dated June 2015. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement betwee

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July 1, 2015 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

In-Tank Fuel Delivery Module (Pump): Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years Without Mileage Limitation. INFORMATION On the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) is extending the limited warranty for the ? In-tan
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July 1, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

In-Tank Fuel Delivery Module (Pump): Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years Without Mileage Limitation. INFORMATION On the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) is extending the limited warranty for the ? In-tan
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November 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

USB DEVICE IS NOT DETECTED BY CHAMP2 HEAD UNIT. Media connected to the USB connector is not recognized by the audio system. Playback of files from the media is not possible. Message displayed on the audio system display: “Title cannot be
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September 1, 2016 050000 PARKING BRAKE

PARKING BRAKE DOES NOT WORK. Parking brake (EMF) sporadically or permanently fails to engage. Check Control Message (CCM) “Parking brake failed” is displayed. One or more of the following fault codes are stored in the EMF control unit: o
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April 1, 2014 105100 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:UNIVERSAL JOINT

Service Action: Inspect Front Driveshaft. The universal joints in the front driveshaft may wear out prematurely.

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April 1, 2014 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Service Action: Inspect Front Driveshaft. The universal joints in the front driveshaft may wear out prematurely.

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April 1, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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April 1, 2014 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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April 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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December 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

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December 1, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

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December 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

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April 1, 2014 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Traffic Information Is Inoperative. The traffic information is intermittently or permanently inoperative. * Traffic flow is not displayed on the navigation map. * The traffic list is empty. 1. The Offboard Availability (backend) system is

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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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August 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Previously assigned radio channels to the satellite radio “Presets” list have been erased and radio channels selected from the list “All channels” menu cannot be stored in the “Presets” list. The problem occurred after the recently implemen

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August 1, 2014 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Previously assigned radio channels to the satellite radio “Presets” list have been erased and radio channels selected from the list “All channels” menu cannot be stored in the “Presets” list. The problem occurred after the recently implemen

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May 1, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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May 1, 2014 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: * During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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August 1, 2014 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Service Action: Inspect Front Driveshaft. The universal joints in the front driveshaft may wear out prematurely.

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November 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on t

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January 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Bluetooth Connection Failures: There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones: Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge.

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December 1, 2017 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Side View Camera Does Not Display Picture.

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January 1, 2018 010000 STEERING

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or when turning the steering whe

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January 1, 2018 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or when turning the steering whe

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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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October 1, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

USB CABLE: BATTERY DISCHARGE/AUDIO FAILURE/RADIO RECEPTION. No sound from the radio, telephone, gong signal and or PDC. Poor radio reception and failure of the telematics systems. Possible Check Control system message: o Battery discharge w

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October 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

USB CABLE: BATTERY DISCHARGE/AUDIO FAILURE/RADIO RECEPTION. No sound from the radio, telephone, gong signal and or PDC. Poor radio reception and failure of the telematics systems. Possible Check Control system message: o Battery discharge w

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December 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N63 and S63 Engine: High-pressure Fuel Injector Replacement Procedures. The customer complains that one of the following scenarios has been encountered while operating the vehicle: ? During a cold start in the morning, the engine runs very

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December 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N62TU: EDK Throttle Potentiometer Faults – Diagnostic. The “Service Engine Soon” and DSC/DTC warning lights are illuminated. Engine enters the power reduction (“fail-safe”) mode. The following intermittent and “currently not present” EDK re

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July 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Information bulletin is being published because vehicles are down for an extended period of tim

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June 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B84 02 14 dated July 2014 What’s New: Model – Removed models which no longer support BMW Assist functionality and added new models. Proce

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March 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SI B12 10 15 Engine Electrical Systems March 2015 Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 10 15 dated January 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N63: CBS Oil Service Conversion in ISTA/P. The CB

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February 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

?N63, N63TU, N63R, S63 AND S63TU ENGINES: UPPER OIL PAN REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B11 17 15 dated October 2016. . INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the engine u

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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, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative.

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February 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

? NO REGENERATION OF THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B18 03 10 dated November 2010. . The Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. The following fault codes may be stored in the DDE: N47

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February 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

? DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) CLEANING . The following performance issues may be noticed by the customer: CC-Message “Drive faulty” Engine jerking or a lack of power over the whole engine speed range Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL)
B1

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May 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information

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April 1, 2018 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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April 1, 2018 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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April 1, 2018 200000 WHEELS

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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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, 2011 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

BMW: AFTER REFUELING THE TANK, THE GAUGE WILL SAY 3/4 FULL INAND NOT FULL. THE GUAGE READS FULL AFTER DRIVING A LITTLE WHILE. THE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR ARM IS BINDING. *RM UPDATED 9/30/11. *PE

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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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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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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: EXPERIENCING LOSS OF ENGINE POWER, SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED, A NOISE, LIKE RATTLING, COMING FROM ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *PE UPDATED 10/31/12. *PE MODELS 2010 E70, 71, 82, 88, 90, 92, 93, F07, 10, 12, 13, 25.

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November 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: WHILE DRIVING VEHICLE, AT TIMES WOULD BE ROUGH RUNNING; WHITE OR BLUE SMOKE SEEN EXITING EXHAUST SYSTEM AND THE ENGINE OIL IS CONSUMED ABOVE SPECIFICATIONS. *PE UPDATED 1/11/13. *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, 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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December 1, 2010 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THERE MAY BE A PROBLEM WITH THE FUEL PUMP WHICH COULD NOT MEET EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS. THERE MAY BE A LONG CRANK AND A SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT. *RM

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December 1, 2010 092100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THERE MAY BE A PROBLEM WITH THE FUEL PUMP WHICH COULD NOT MEET EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS. THERE MAY BE A LONG CRANK AND A SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT. *RM

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June 1, 2008 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW: HEADLAMP MOISTURE: FAULT DIAGNOSTICS. WATER OR CONDENSATION IN ONE OR BOTH HEADLAMPS. MODELS 5 SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES, X5, X6, 1 SERIES, AND 3 SERIES. MODEL YEARS 2000-20008. *PE

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October 1, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW: SOME VEHICLES, WITH 552 OPTION, ARE EXPERIENCING A MALFUNCTION OF LED HEADLIGHT ON ONE WHERE IT FLICKERS ON AN DOFF DURING DRIVING AND THE CONTROL CHECK MESSAGE IS INDICATING DEFECTIVE DRIVING LIGHT OR PARKING LIGHT. *PE

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February 1, 2008 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

BMW VEHICLE: DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS DUE TO COOLING FAN RELAY FAILURE. THE CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF INTERMITTENT DRIVEABILITY PROBLEMS, DESCRIBED AS-ENGINE IS LACKING POWER WHEN ACCELERATING UPHILL; TRANSMISSION WILL NOT UPSHIFT UNDER HEA

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February 1, 2008 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLE: DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS DUE TO COOLING FAN RELAY FAILURE. THE CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF INTERMITTENT DRIVEABILITY PROBLEMS, DESCRIBED AS-ENGINE IS LACKING POWER WHEN ACCELERATING UPHILL; TRANSMISSION WILL NOT UPSHIFT UNDER HEA

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November 1, 2012 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW VEHICLE: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND A POWER REDUCTION IS CLEARLY PERCEPTIBLE. THIS SITUATION MAY OCCUR AFTER DRIVING FOR SOME TIME WITH THE ENGINE ALREADY AT FULL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. IF THE IGNITION IS C

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November 1, 2012 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW VEHICLE: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND A POWER REDUCTION IS CLEARLY PERCEPTIBLE. THIS SITUATION MAY OCCUR AFTER DRIVING FOR SOME TIME WITH THE ENGINE ALREADY AT FULL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. IF THE IGNITION IS C

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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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October 1, 2010 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW VEHICLE: TRANSMISSION WARNING LIGHT IS ILLUMINATED AND THE TRANSMISSION ENTERS FAILSAFE MODE. FAULT CODE 4F81 (RATIO MONITORING, CLUTCH A), IN SOME CASES COMBINED WITH THE SUBSEQUENT FAULTS 507B/507C (PARKING GEAR SENSOR IMPLAUSIBLE S

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January 1, 2012 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

BMW VEHICLE: TEILECLEARING FOR DIAGNOSTIC MODULE TANK LEAKAGE (DMTL) SYSTEM. TEILECLEARING PROCESS HAS BEEN DEVELOPED TO HELP IDENTIFY THE ROOT CAUSES OF CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS RELATING TO THE DMTL SYSTEM (E.G., EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM LEAKS, CHE

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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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October 1, 2010 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

BMW VEHICLES: N63 TURBOCHARGER AUXILIARY WATER PUMP FAULTS. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES STORED IN THE DME CONTROL MODULE. TURBOCHARGER COOLANT PUMP, CONTROL LINE, ELECTRIC, 0X1016-LINE INTER

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October 1, 2010 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

BMW VEHICLES: N63 TURBOCHARGER AUXILIARY WATER PUMP FAULTS. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES STORED IN THE DME CONTROL MODULE. TURBOCHARGER COOLANT PUMP, CONTROL LINE, ELECTRIC, 0X1016-LINE INTER

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October 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLES: N63 TURBOCHARGER AUXILIARY WATER PUMP FAULTS. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES STORED IN THE DME CONTROL MODULE. TURBOCHARGER COOLANT PUMP, CONTROL LINE, ELECTRIC, 0X1016-LINE INTER

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October 1, 2010 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

BMW VEHICLES: N63 TURBOCHARGER AUXILIARY WATER PUMP FAULTS. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES STORED IN THE DME CONTROL MODULE. TURBOCHARGER COOLANT PUMP, CONTROL LINE, ELECTRIC, 0X1016-LINE INTER

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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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August 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: COMPLAINT OF A DELAYED ENGAGEMENT AND A HARSH JOLT WHEN ACCELERATING FROM A STOP. THE SITUATION OCCURS ONLY DURING THE ENGINE WARM UP PHASE (COLD ENGINE), AND CANNOT BE REPRODUCED IN THE SPORT MODE. EGS SOFTWARE-UNFAVORABLE NIC CALI

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August 1, 2011 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW: COMPLAINT OF A DELAYED ENGAGEMENT AND A HARSH JOLT WHEN ACCELERATING FROM A STOP. THE SITUATION OCCURS ONLY DURING THE ENGINE WARM UP PHASE (COLD ENGINE), AND CANNOT BE REPRODUCED IN THE SPORT MODE. EGS SOFTWARE-UNFAVORABLE NIC CALI

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August 1, 2011 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: COMPLAINT OF A DELAYED ENGAGEMENT AND A HARSH JOLT WHEN ACCELERATING FROM A STOP. THE SITUATION OCCURS ONLY DURING THE ENGINE WARM UP PHASE (COLD ENGINE), AND CANNOT BE REPRODUCED IN THE SPORT MODE. EGS SOFTWARE-UNFAVORABLE NIC CALI

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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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June 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: WHEN USING IPHONE, VARIOUS CONNECTIVITY FAILURES OCCUR, SUCH AS DISCONNECTION OF CALL, LIST OF CONTACTS INCOMPLETE, DUE TO THE VARIANTS AND SOFTWARE USED. MODEL 2008-2014.

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June 1, 2014 340000 COMMUNICATION

BMW: WHEN USING IPHONE, VARIOUS CONNECTIVITY FAILURES OCCUR, SUCH AS DISCONNECTION OF CALL, LIST OF CONTACTS INCOMPLETE, DUE TO THE VARIANTS AND SOFTWARE USED. MODEL 2008-2014.

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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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September 1, 2010 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

BMW: THERE IS AN EXTRACTION AND REFILLING PROCESS FOR THE DESIEL EXHAUST FLUID. E70 AND E90 MODELS. *RM

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September 1, 2010 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

BMW: THERE IS AN EXTRACTION AND REFILLING PROCESS FOR THE DESIEL EXHAUST FLUID. E70 AND E90 MODELS. *RM

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May 1, 2013 045000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC

BMW: DUE TO AN ERROR IN SOFTWARE CALIBRATION, SOME VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING WARNING ILLUMINATION OF DSC, ABS AND BRAKE AND A POSSIBLE WARNING IN CONTROL DISPLAY FOR CHASSIS CONTROL SYSTEM FAILURE. MODELS 2009-2012 F30, 01, 02, 07, 10, 12

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May 1, 2013 046400 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

BMW: DUE TO AN ERROR IN SOFTWARE CALIBRATION, SOME VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING WARNING ILLUMINATION OF DSC, ABS AND BRAKE AND A POSSIBLE WARNING IN CONTROL DISPLAY FOR CHASSIS CONTROL SYSTEM FAILURE. MODELS 2009-2012 F30, 01, 02, 07, 10, 12

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May 1, 2013 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

BMW: DUE TO AN ERROR IN SOFTWARE CALIBRATION, SOME VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING WARNING ILLUMINATION OF DSC, ABS AND BRAKE AND A POSSIBLE WARNING IN CONTROL DISPLAY FOR CHASSIS CONTROL SYSTEM FAILURE. MODELS 2009-2012 F30, 01, 02, 07, 10, 12

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August 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON WITH A FAULT CODE STORED. INTERNAL DMTL PUMP FAILURE.*RM

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January 1, 2012 091100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON WHILE DRIVING. THIS IS A PROGRAMMING ISSUE. *RM UPDATED 1/4/12. *PE UPDATED 4/24/12. *PE

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January 1, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON WHILE DRIVING. THIS IS A PROGRAMMING ISSUE. *RM UPDATED 1/4/12. *PE UPDATED 4/24/12. *PE

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May 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW VEHICLE: WATER HAS ENTERED ELECTRONICS BOX BECAUSE THE LID IS NOT PROPERLY FITTED. ONCE IT IS VERIFIED THAT WATER HAS INDEED ENTERED THE ELECTRONICS BOX, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO REPLACE BOTH THE LOWER PART OF THE ELECTRONICS BOX AND T

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May 1, 2011 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW VEHICLE: WATER HAS ENTERED ELECTRONICS BOX BECAUSE THE LID IS NOT PROPERLY FITTED. ONCE IT IS VERIFIED THAT WATER HAS INDEED ENTERED THE ELECTRONICS BOX, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO REPLACE BOTH THE LOWER PART OF THE ELECTRONICS BOX AND T

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May 1, 2011 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW VEHICLE: WATER HAS ENTERED ELECTRONICS BOX BECAUSE THE LID IS NOT PROPERLY FITTED. ONCE IT IS VERIFIED THAT WATER HAS INDEED ENTERED THE ELECTRONICS BOX, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO REPLACE BOTH THE LOWER PART OF THE ELECTRONICS BOX AND T

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May 1, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW VEHICLES: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (DME-DMTL DIAGNOSIS). AN INCORRECT TANK LEAKAGE DIAGNOSIS MAY OCCUR DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP MAY BE ILLUMINATED WITH THE DMTL LEAKAGE FAULT STORED, EVEN THOUGH THERE

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May 1, 2009 091100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

BMW VEHICLES: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (DME-DMTL DIAGNOSIS). AN INCORRECT TANK LEAKAGE DIAGNOSIS MAY OCCUR DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP MAY BE ILLUMINATED WITH THE DMTL LEAKAGE FAULT STORED, EVEN THOUGH THERE

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May 1, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW VEHICLES: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR CHECK GAS CAP WARNING ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. SOFTWARE ERROR IN THE DME FOR THE TANK LEAK DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM. MODELS E60, E61 (5 SERIES); E70 (X5); E71 (X6); E82, E88 (1 SERIES); E83 (X3); E90,

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May 1, 2009 071110 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

BMW VEHICLES: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR CHECK GAS CAP WARNING ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. SOFTWARE ERROR IN THE DME FOR THE TANK LEAK DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM. MODELS E60, E61 (5 SERIES); E70 (X5); E71 (X6); E82, E88 (1 SERIES); E83 (X3); E90,

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December 1, 2010 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW: DELAYED ENGAGEMENT AND HARSH JOLT WHEN ACCELERATING FROM A STOP. HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFT OR JOLT FELT DURNG THE 3-2 DOWNSHIFT OWN DECELERATION. MODEL E70 (X5 3.0I) *PE UPDATED 06/08/11. *PE

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February 1, 2012 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW: A MORE ROBUST SENSOR WAS DEVELOPED DUE TO SELECTIVE CATALYST REDUCTION (SCR) ACTIVE TANK FAILING, BECAUSE OF TEMPERATURE SENSOR, AND IS INTEGRATED INTO ACTIVE TANK. *PE

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February 1, 2012 091100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

BMW: A MORE ROBUST SENSOR WAS DEVELOPED DUE TO SELECTIVE CATALYST REDUCTION (SCR) ACTIVE TANK FAILING, BECAUSE OF TEMPERATURE SENSOR, AND IS INTEGRATED INTO ACTIVE TANK. *PE

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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, 2013 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

BMW: CRANKCASE PRESSURE DIAGNOSIS AND INFORMATION FOR ALL VEHICLES. *RM UPDATED ON 4/24/2013. *KB

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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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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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March 1, 2013 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

BMW: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THE REPLACING AND/OR CHECKING OF EMISSIONS MONITORING COMPONENTS TO INCREASE EMISSIONS STABILITY, HIGH PRESSURE (HP) EGR VALVE RESTRICTION OF EXCESSIVE SOOT AND IMPROVED DIESEL EXHAUST F

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March 1, 2013 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

BMW: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THE REPLACING AND/OR CHECKING OF EMISSIONS MONITORING COMPONENTS TO INCREASE EMISSIONS STABILITY, HIGH PRESSURE (HP) EGR VALVE RESTRICTION OF EXCESSIVE SOOT AND IMPROVED DIESEL EXHAUST F

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October 1, 2012 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

BMW: FUEL GAUGE SHOWS 3/4 FULL AFTER REFUELING DUE TO INTERNAL MECHANISMS OF FUEL LEVEL SENSORS, WITH A HIGH PROPORTION OF ETHANOL, SWELLING AND INHIBIT, ONE OR BOTH, MOVEMENT OF FUEL LEVEL SENSORS. MODEL 2007-2009 E70, E71. *PE

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October 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: FUEL GAUGE SHOWS 3/4 FULL AFTER REFUELING DUE TO INTERNAL MECHANISMS OF FUEL LEVEL SENSORS, WITH A HIGH PROPORTION OF ETHANOL, SWELLING AND INHIBIT, ONE OR BOTH, MOVEMENT OF FUEL LEVEL SENSORS. MODEL 2007-2009 E70, E71. *PE

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August 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: DUE TO DAMAGED SEAL RING, DURING ASSEMBLY, ENGINE OIL IS LEAKING FROM ENGINE OIL PUMP VOLUME CONTROL VALVE GASKET SEAL RING. MODELS E70, E71, F01, F02, F04, F07, F10, F12, F13. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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April 1, 2011 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

BMW: WATER LEAKS INTO THE TAILGATE LAMP CAUSING CORROSION AND CAN LEAD TO ELECTRICAL FAILURE OF THE LAMP. THERE WILL ALSO BE A WARNING LIGHT IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. E70. *RM

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January 1, 2013 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: THERE IS A DELAYED THROTTLE RESPONSE WHEN DRIVING OFF WITH A HIGH ENGINE LOAD. IT OCCURS WHEN IT IS HOT OUTSIDE, THE A/C IS SWITCHED ON, AND THE WHEEL IS TURNED SLIGHTLY. THERE IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM UPDATED ON 4/18/2013. *KB

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January 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: THERE IS A DELAYED THROTTLE RESPONSE WHEN DRIVING OFF WITH A HIGH ENGINE LOAD. IT OCCURS WHEN IT IS HOT OUTSIDE, THE A/C IS SWITCHED ON, AND THE WHEEL IS TURNED SLIGHTLY. THERE IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM UPDATED ON 4/18/2013. *KB

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May 1, 2010 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS. VEHICLES WITH M57Y DIESEL ENGINE. SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP (MIL) IS ILLUMINATED ERRONEOUSLY. DDE SOFTWARE ERROR. *PE

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May 1, 2010 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

BMW: REPLACE CHARGE AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR. VEHICLES WITH M57Y DIESEL ENGINE ONLY. FAULT CODE 4C52 CHARGING AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR, PLAUSIBILITY IS STORED. THE CHARGE AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR HAS FAILED. *PE

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July 1, 2015 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW: TSB CONTAINS AN OWNER’S NOTIFICATION LETTER. SELECT DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON BELOW. INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE EXTENSION OF LIMITED WARRANTY ON THE IN TANK FUEL (PUMP) DELIVERY MODULE OF 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMITATION, DE

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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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September 1, 2011 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE JBE (JUNCTION BOX ELECTRONICS) MODULE FAILS PROGRAMMING DURING A SOFTWARE UPDATE OF THE VEHICLE. *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 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW VEHICLES: EDK THROTTLE POTENTIOMETER FAULTS-DIAGNOSIS. MODELS E60, E63, E64, E65, E66, AND E70. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON AND DSC/DTC WARNING LAMPS ARE ILLUMINATED. THE ENGINE ENTERS THE POWER REDUCTION (FAIL SAFE) MODE. *PE

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

BMW VEHICLES: EDK THROTTLE POTENTIOMETER FAULTS-DIAGNOSIS. MODELS E60, E63, E64, E65, E66, AND E70. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON AND DSC/DTC WARNING LAMPS ARE ILLUMINATED. THE ENGINE ENTERS THE POWER REDUCTION (FAIL SAFE) MODE. *PE

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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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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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January 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: SELECTIVE CATALYST REDUCTION MODULE (SCR) HAS A STORED FAULT, PRESSURE BUILD UP IS LOW, CAUSING SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE. *

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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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May 1, 2009 071110 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR THE CHECK GAS CAP WARNINGS ARE ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. WHEN DIAGNOSED, THE DME HAS STORED FAULTS FOR SMALL LEAK, MICRO LEAK, SUPER FINE LEAK, OR LARGE LEAK IN RELATION TO THE TANK VENTILATION OR EVAPORATI

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May 1, 2009 091100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR THE CHECK GAS CAP WARNINGS ARE ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. WHEN DIAGNOSED, THE DME HAS STORED FAULTS FOR SMALL LEAK, MICRO LEAK, SUPER FINE LEAK, OR LARGE LEAK IN RELATION TO THE TANK VENTILATION OR EVAPORATI

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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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September 1, 2008 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

BMW: REMOVE EXCESSIVE UNDER BODY COATING, WHICH WAS INADVERTENTLY APPLIED TO THE AREA AROUND THE LEFT SIDE MOUNTING POINT FOR THE CENTER SUPPORT BEARING. *PE

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September 1, 2008 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

BMW: REMOVE EXCESSIVE UNDER BODY COATING, WHICH WAS INADVERTENTLY APPLIED TO THE AREA AROUND THE LEFT SIDE MOUNTING POINT FOR THE CENTER SUPPORT BEARING. *PE

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February 1, 2011 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW: THE EMERGENCY PARK RELEASE CABLE HAS BEEN REMOVED IN THESE MODELS AND THERE IS A PROCEDURE TO DISENGAGE THE PARK LOCK. 2011 E70/E71. UPDATED ON 06/08/2011. *KB UPDATED ON 06/21/2011. *RM

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September 1, 2009 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: FAILURE OF REMOTE CONTROL LOCKING. INTERMITTENTLY OR PERMANENTLY, THE REMOTE CONTROL LOCKING IS INOPERATIVE. BOTH REMOTE KEYS ARE AFFECTED. IN SOME CASES, THE PARKING BRAKE WARNING IS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND FUSE

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