2008 BMW X6

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

8 Recalls for 2008 BMW X6

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.

April 18, 2018 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2011-2012 BMW 550i, 550i xDrive, 550i Gran Turismo, 550i Gran Turismo xDrive, 750i, 750Li, 750i xDrive, 750Li xDrive, 760Li, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive50i, X6 M, ActiveHybrid7, MINI Cooper S Convertible, John Cooper Works (JCW) Convertible, Cooper S Countryman, Cooper S Countryman ALL4, Cooper S, JCW, Cooper S Clubman, JCW Clubman, Cooper S Roadster, JCW Roadster, Cooper S Coupe, JCW Coupe and Rolls-Royce Ghost, 2011 BMW X6 Hybrid and 2012 BMW 650i Coupe, 650i xDrive Coupe, 650i Convertible and 650i xDrive Convertible vehicles. The electric auxiliary water pump may fail and cause the circuit board to overheat.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric auxiliary water pump, free of charge. Depending on the model, there are currently limited parts available, however not all parts are available at this time. Owners will be notified of the recall beginning June 11, 2018, and will receive a second notification when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at BMW 1-800-525-7417, MINI at 1-866-825-1525, or Rolls-Royce at 1-877-877-3735. Note: BMW recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.

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 20, 2011 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 5-SERIES, MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO, MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 7-SERIES, MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 X5 SAV, AND MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 X6 SAV VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 8- OR 12-CYLINDER, TURBOCHARGED, ENGINES BECAUSE THE CIRCUIT BOARD FOR THE ELECTRIC AUXILIARY WATER PUMP CAN OVERHEAT.

Remedy:

BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUXILIARY WATER PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 19, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES AT 1-800-525-7417.

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AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10896455
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11329640
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10305469
SEATS
ODI Number: 10276114
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279 Service Alerts for 2008 BMW X6

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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June 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

While engine oil consumption may create a customer inconvenience, in the short term it should not cause any drivability problems that would prevent normal day-to-day operational use of the vehicle

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June 1, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

While engine oil consumption may create a customer inconvenience, in the short term it should not cause any drivability problems that would prevent normal day-to-day operational use of the vehicle

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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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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 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N63 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT – BATTERY SERVICE BENEFIT – RETROFITS/ REPLACEMENTS: This Service Information bulletin applies to: Class vehicles in operation on the road (Applicable N63 engine model vehicles); by Class members (Class Vehicle o

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July 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT – BATTERY SERVICE BENEFIT – RETROFITS/ REPLACEMENTS: This Service Information bulletin applies to: Class vehicles in operation on the road (Applicable N63 engine model vehicles); by Class members (Class Vehicle o

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October 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 ENGINE VEHICLES: CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR ENGINE OILCONSUMPTION/BATTER. What’s New: The short-term extension window of one (1) year/12,000 miles from date of the settlement has expired.

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October 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63: OIL CONSUMPTION CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT DIAGNOSIS/REPAIRS (VERSION 12.0). What’s New: Engine Timing Chain Guide Pre-Inspection (with Valve Stem Seal Repair) instruction added Updated N63 Replacement Engine Assembly/Part statement added

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July 9, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N55 Engine: Various Faults Stored in DME Related to VANOS and Camshaft Position. A rattling noise can be heard from the engine compartment; the engine has a loss of power; and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. One or more of the

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July 9, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

N55 Engine: Various Faults Stored in DME Related to VANOS and Camshaft Position. A rattling noise can be heard from the engine compartment; the engine has a loss of power; and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. One or more of the

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July 9, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

N55 Engine: Various Faults Stored in DME Related to VANOS and Camshaft Position. A rattling noise can be heard from the engine compartment; the engine has a loss of power; and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. One or more of the

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August 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

While engine oil consumption may create a customer inconvenience in the short term it should not cause any drivability problems that would prevent normal day-to-day operational use of the vehicle.

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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 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 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

E71 (X6 WITH N63 ENGINE) FUEL INJECTORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES. The vehicles engine is experiencing either a long crank/starting duration engine misfires/rough running with black smoke emitting from the exhaust

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April 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

E71 (X6 WITH N63 ENGINE) FUEL INJECTORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES. The vehicles engine is experiencing either a long crank/starting duration engine misfires/rough running with black smoke emitting from the exhaust

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April 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

TAKATA AIR BAG RECALL-RELATED SHORT-TERM ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION AND CONSEQUENTIAL REPAIRS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 31 18 dated October 2018.

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April 1, 2019 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

E71 (X6 WITH N63 ENGINE) FUEL INJECTORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES. The vehicles engine is experiencing either a long crank/starting duration engine misfires/rough running with black smoke emitting from the exhaust

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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 1, 2019 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

N63 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR OIL CONSUMPTION AND BATTERY DRAIN – OVERVIEW This Service Information Bulletin replaces SI B01 29 18 dated October 2018.

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July 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR OIL CONSUMPTION AND BATTERY DRAIN – OVERVIEW This Service Information Bulletin replaces SI B01 29 18 dated October 2018.

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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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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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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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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 160000 STRUCTURE

Service Action: Install Door Sill Trim Strips. The door sill trim strips were not installed.

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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 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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April 1, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 08 15 dated November 2015. SUBJECT N63 and S63 Engine: Valve Seal Replacement. Refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. SI B11 07 11 – Turboc

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April 1, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 08 15 dated November 2015. SUBJECT N63 and S63 Engine: Valve Seal Replacement. Refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. SI B11 07 11 – Turboc

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April 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 08 15 dated November 2015. SUBJECT N63 and S63 Engine: Valve Seal Replacement. Refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. SI B11 07 11 – Turboc

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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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May 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N54 Engine: Diagnosis of Cold Start Rough Running with Misfire Faults. The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Various misfire fault

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May 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N54: Diagnosis for DME FC 29DC/29F2/2FBF and Extended High-pressure Fuel Pump (HDP) Warranty Coverage.

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March 1, 2016 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 08 15 dated November 2015. SUBJECT N63 and S63 Engine: Valve Seal Replacement. Refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. B11 07 11 – Turbochar

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March 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 08 15 dated November 2015. SUBJECT N63 and S63 Engine: Valve Seal Replacement. Refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. B11 07 11 – Turbochar

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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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April 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63: CBS Oil Service Conversion in ISTA/P. The CBS oil service conversion performed for the N63 Customer Car Package and timing chain check (SI B11 16 14) does not work correctly for the above models with the current version of ISTA/P. Afte

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June 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger’s wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle’s original in-service date select the “Vehicle Comment” button to
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June 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger’s wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle’s original in-service date select the “Vehicle Comment” button to
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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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October 1, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N63 and N74 Engine: ISTA/D 2.33 Diagnostic Error in the Low-pressure Fuel Supply Sensor Value. INFORMATION When diagnosing the low-pressure fuel supply sensor with one of the following test plans and ISTA/D 2.33, an error will be encounter

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March 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

The vehicle position is missing or incorrect on the navigation map. The navigation system integrated in the Car Information Computer (CIC) is not calibrated correctly.

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March 1, 2013 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The vehicle position is missing or incorrect on the navigation map. The navigation system integrated in the Car Information Computer (CIC) is not calibrated correctly.

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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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March 1, 2013 074000 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

N54 Engine: Fuel Pressure Control Test Plan Error. INFORMATION Not applicable.

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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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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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February 1, 2016 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 16 14 dated May 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N63 Engine: Check the Timing Chain. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines the procedure for checking the engi

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February 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 16 14 dated May 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N63 Engine: Check the Timing Chain. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines the procedure for checking the engi

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May 1, 2013 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 visi
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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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July 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign 10E-A02: N54 Inspection and Replacement of Injectors. The piezo injectors may cause misfire faults with erratic engine operation.

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July 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign 10E-A02: N54 Inspection and Replacement of Injectors. The piezo injectors may cause misfire faults with erratic engine operation.

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October 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N63 ENGINE VEHICLES: CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN OVERVIEW CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain of the following US-specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puerto Rico are included.

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October 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

N63 ENGINE VEHICLES: CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN OVERVIEW CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain of the following US-specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puerto Rico are included.

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October 1, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

N63 ENGINE VEHICLES: CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN OVERVIEW CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain of the following US-specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puerto Rico are included.

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October 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N63 ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT SETTLEMENT: FUTURE ENGINE OIL SERVICE BENEFIT CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain models of the following US specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puert

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October 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

N63 ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT SETTLEMENT: FUTURE ENGINE OIL SERVICE BENEFIT CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain models of the following US specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puert

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October 1, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

N63 ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT SETTLEMENT: FUTURE ENGINE OIL SERVICE BENEFIT CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain models of the following US specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puert

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August 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

N63 and S63 Engine: Upper Oil Pan Removal and Installation Procedures. INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the N63 or S63 engine “upper” oil pan assembly, the oil pan can sustain damage if this operation is not performed correctl
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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 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 and S63 Engine: Valve Seal Replacement This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 08 15 dated March 2016. Refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. SI B11 07 11 – Turbocharger Failu

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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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February 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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November 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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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November 1, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

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

PERFORM THE PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN THIS SERVICE INFORMATION ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES THE NEXT TIME THEY ARE IN THE SHOP FOR MAINTENANCE OR REPAIRS. This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 14 10 dated July 2013. SUBJECT Voluntary

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December 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Idle Speed Fluctuates Intermittently, when Shifting into Gear. While stationary, the engine idle speed could fluctuate (once or a few times) after engaging either “Drive” or “Reverse gear. It is possible that the engine could als
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February 1, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SI B13 03 15 February 2016 Fuel Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 03 15 dated March 2015 and replaces SI B13 04 13 dated March 2014. SUBJECT N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Inje

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February 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SI B13 03 15 February 2016 Fuel Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 03 15 dated March 2015 and replaces SI B13 04 13 dated March 2014. SUBJECT N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Inje

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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

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 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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September 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

?ENGINE LEAK DIAGNOSIS ON TURBOCHARGED V8 ENGINES. When diagnosing an engine oil leak or a coolant leak on turbocharged V8 engines it is necessary to use a borescope to identify if the source of the leak is from under the turbochargers. En

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September 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63 and S63 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 Repair * B11 07 12 – N63 Engine: Oil Con

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 06 14 dated January 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N63 Engine: Customer Care Package. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines the Customer Care Package progra

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January 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 06 14 dated January 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N63 Engine: Customer Care Package. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines the Customer Care Package progra

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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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October 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 Consumption a

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May 1, 2015 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 mandator
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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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October 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Delivery Stop: Program Electronic Control Unit. A Delivery Stop has been issued on F15 PHEV vehicles produced from July 6, 2015 to October 21, 2015. These vehicles require programming of the Electric Machine Electronics (EME) Control Unit.

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October 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Delivery Stop: Program Electronic Control Unit. A Delivery Stop has been issued on F15 PHEV vehicles produced from July 6, 2015 to October 21, 2015. These vehicles require programming of the Electric Machine Electronics (EME) Control Unit.

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October 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Idle Speed Fluctuates Intermittently, when Shifting into Gear. While stationary, the engine idle speed could fluctuate (once or a few times) after engaging either “Drive” or “Reverse gear. It is possible that the engine could als
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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, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

N63: CBS Oil Service Conversion in ISTA/P. The CBS oil service conversion (8KL) performed for the N63 Customer Car Package and timing chain check (SI B11 16 14) did not work correctly for the above models with previous versions of ISTA/P. A

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July 1, 2015 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

N63: CBS Oil Service Conversion in ISTA/P. The CBS oil service conversion (8KL) performed for the N63 Customer Car Package and timing chain check (SI B11 16 14) did not work correctly for the above models with previous versions of ISTA/P. A

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July 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63: CBS Oil Service Conversion in ISTA/P. The CBS oil service conversion (8KL) performed for the N63 Customer Car Package and timing chain check (SI B11 16 14) did not work correctly for the above models with previous versions of ISTA/P. A

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

?SI B13 02 15July 2015 Fuel SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 02 15 dated May 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Service Action: N63 Replace High-Pressure Fuel Pumps. The high-press

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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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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 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-tan
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November 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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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November 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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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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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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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N63 Engine: Check the Timing Chain. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines the procedure to check the engine timing chains for wear and should be completed in conjunction with SI B11 06 14 “N63 Customer Care Package”. Performing the test plans

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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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December 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

INFORMATION This bulletin outlines the Customer Care Package program that has been designed exclusively for BMW vehicles with the N63 engine. Vehicles with the N63 high performance engine are engineered with EfficientDynamics that provides

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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 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 mandator
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March 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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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March 1, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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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April 1, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

?N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Injector ETK Part Number Error What’s New: ? Identifying the injector type using the ISTA test plan ? Determining the injector part number using the new the parts table. The current versio

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April 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

?Telematics Device Spares Replacement Part Activation via DCSnet for BMW Assist What’s New: ? Model: All models added along with 6AC option code ? Situation: All information added ? Information: Deleted CDMA related information and added a

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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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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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February 1, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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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 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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July 1, 2012 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

BMW: A FAILURE OF THE TURBOCHARGER WASTEGATES, CAUSED BY A DEFECT, HAS AN EMISSIONS EXTENDED WARRANTY, 8 YEARS OR 82,000 MILES, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST, NOT OTHERWISE FALLING WITHIN COVERAGE EXCLUSION. *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 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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July 1, 2013 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

BMW: FUEL INJECTORS MAY CAUSE MISFIRE FAULTS WITH ERRATIC ENGINE OPERATION. *RM UPDATED ON 11/1/2013. *KB

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June 1, 2008 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

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

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July 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

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July 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 1, 2015 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

BMW: PROCEDURAL INFORMATION ON THE INSTALLATION OF FUEL SYSTEM LOW PRESSURE SENSOR AND NOT CORRECTLY INSTALLED WILL LEAD TO FAILURE OF LOW PRESSURE SENSOR AND METAL SUPPLY LINE. MODEL 2008-14. *PE

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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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August 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM HAS ENTERED THE ENGINE FAILSAFE MODE AND THAT THE TURBOCHARGER BOOST IS REDUCED. E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, E61, AND E71. ALL MODELS WITH NAY ENGINES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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August 1, 2011 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

BMW: COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM HAS ENTERED THE ENGINE FAILSAFE MODE AND THAT THE TURBOCHARGER BOOST IS REDUCED. E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, E61, AND E71. ALL MODELS WITH NAY ENGINES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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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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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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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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August 1, 2011 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

BMW: E72. THE VEHICLE MAY NOT START OR HAVE A LOSS OF POWER WHILE DRIVING. A MALFUNCTION LIGHT MAY BE ON WITH TROUBLE CODES. *RM

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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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June 1, 2011 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

BMW: A NOISE IS HEARD FROM THE ENGINE WHILE RUNNING. THE ALTERNATOR DRIVE BELT TENSIONER IS LOOSE AND/OR SHOWS WEAR. *RM

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May 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, ENGINE TIMING CHAIN SHOULD BE CHECKED FOR EARLY STAGES OF WEAR, AND A REPAIR SOLUTION SHOULD BE PROVIDED. *PE UPDATED 9/25/15. *PE UPDATED 10/6/15. *PE

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May 1, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW VEHICLE: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. DME SOFTWARE CALIBRATION ERROR. CHASSIS LZ91510-LZ93822. X6 XDRIVE 50I. *PE

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

BMW VEHICLE: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. DME SOFTWARE CALIBRATION ERROR. CHASSIS LZ91510-LZ93822. X6 XDRIVE 50I. *PE

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May 1, 2009 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLE: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. DME SOFTWARE CALIBRATION ERROR. CHASSIS LZ91510-LZ93822. X6 XDRIVE 50I. *PE

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May 1, 2009 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW VEHICLE: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. DME SOFTWARE CALIBRATION ERROR. CHASSIS LZ91510-LZ93822. X6 XDRIVE 50I. *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: 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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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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August 1, 2010 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

BMW: PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING AND REPLACING INCANDESCENT AND HALOGEN LIGHT BULBS UNDER WARRANTY. *RM

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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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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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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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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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September 1, 2011 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

BMW: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP HAS AN INTERNAL COMPONENT THAT MAY FAIL AND CAUSING DRIVABILITY SYMPTOMS SUCH AS ERRATIC ENGINE OPERATION AND LONGER STARTING TIMES. *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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May 1, 2013 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: DURING THE COLD START IN THE MORNING, THE ENGINE RUNS VERY ROUGHLY AND THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. MODELS E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, AND E61. MODEL YEARS UNKNOWN. *PE UPDATED 4/21/10. *PE UPDATED O

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January 1, 2011 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 1, 2013 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

BMW: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, AN EMISSIONS WARRANTY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 8 YEARS/82,00 MILES ON ENGINE TURBOCHARGER WASTEGATE. MODELS 2008-2010 E60, E61, E71, E82, E88, AND 2009-2010 E89, AND 2007-2010 E90, E92, E93. *PE

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June 1, 2013 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

BMW: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, AN EMISSIONS WARRANTY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 8 YEARS/82,00 MILES ON ENGINE TURBOCHARGER WASTEGATE. MODELS 2008-2010 E60, E61, E71, E82, E88, AND 2009-2010 E89, AND 2007-2010 E90, E92, E93. *PE

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

BMW: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, AN EMISSIONS WARRANTY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 8 YEARS/82,00 MILES ON ENGINE TURBOCHARGER WASTEGATE. MODELS 2008-2010 E60, E61, E71, E82, E88, AND 2009-2010 E89, AND 2007-2010 E90, E92, E93. *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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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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