2010 BMW X5

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

13 Recalls for 2010 BMW X5

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

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

Remedy:

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

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

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

Remedy:

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

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

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

Remedy:

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

May 23, 2018 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2009-2013 X5 xDrive 35d diesel vehicles. The engine idler pulley bolt may loosen over time and break.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the idler pulley bolt with an improved part, free of charge. The recall began March 11, 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 9, 2018 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

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

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

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

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

Remedy:

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

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

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

Remedy:

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

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.

August 7, 2013 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL: PRE-HEATER

BMW is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 X5 xDrive35d vehicles equipped with a diesel engine and manufactured from June 13, 2009, through November 9, 2009. The fuel filter heater, which is used for warming up the diesel fuel during vehicle operation at low outside temperatures, could experience an electrical overload condition and become permanently activated.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel filter heater, free of charge. The safety recall began on September 26, 2013. Owners may contact BMW customer relations 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.

April 15, 2010 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 X5 M SAV VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT,” THESE VEHICLE’S WERE EQUIPPED WITH SIDE MARKER LAMPS, BUT NOT THE POWER SUPPLY CABLES LEADING TO THE LAMPS. AS A RESULT, THE SIDE MARKER LAMPS DO NOT ILLUMINATE.

Remedy:

BMW WILL INSTALL POWER SUPPLY CABLES FOR THE FRONT SIDE MARKER LAMPS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 800-525-7417.

January 28, 2010 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 X5 AND X6 SPORT ACTIVITY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN DECEMBER 14, 2009 AND DECEMBER 16, 2009. IN THE UPPER RIGHT AREA OF THE WINDSHIELD, BONDING MAY BE INSUFFICIENT OVER A LENGTH OF APPROXIMATELY 50CM.

Remedy:

BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND AUTHORIZED DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE WINDSHIELD AND THEN REINSTALL WITH THE PROPER BONDING FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 30, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.

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AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10924699
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10925403
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10916123
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10911259
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11004135
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11002789
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10995496
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10985830
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10986317
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10979268
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10982955
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10980511
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10971997
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967589
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11014071
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11013054
AIR BAGS | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11006695
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10896105
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10960046
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10954952
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10945770
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10940121
AIR BAGS | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10927717
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10928718
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11352751
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11328567
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11329296
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11325192
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11320943
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11320195
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299046
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11286658
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11203261
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11230829
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11170653
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11163314
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11132422
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11128649
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11124259
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11097562
STEERING
ODI Number: 11091513
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11185008
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11186005
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11184345
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11179731
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 11074047
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11071587
ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11114753
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11062830
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11061142
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11057797
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11051321
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11029977
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11024812
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11020720
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11018920
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11016294
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10875276
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10875705
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10874468
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10874460
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10872133
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863027
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10854161
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10855687
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10817406
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10789951
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10778545
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10762565
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10746486
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10722426
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10722636
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10691693
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10669882
STEERING
ODI Number: 10661614
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10654004
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10659078
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10616827
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10587162
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10566760
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10564305
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10562332
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10499597
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10499780
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10490253
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10478912
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10428921
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10376725
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10325395
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10308754
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STEERING
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330 Service Alerts for 2010 BMW X5

Date Description
March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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May 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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May 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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December 1, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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September 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Power Reduction, FC2A82 Intake VANOS and/or FC2A87 Exhaust VANOS Camshaft Fault: The ?Service Engine Soon? (MIL) lamp is illuminated and engine power reduction is perceived. This situation can occur after driving for some time with the engi

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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August 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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April 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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July 10, 2019 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

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

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July 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 9, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 9, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Power Reduction, FC 2A82 Intake VANOS and/or FC 2A87 Exhaust VANOS Camshaft Faults are Stored in DME. The “Service Engine Soon” (MIL) lamp is illuminated and engine power reduction is perceived. This situation can occur after dri
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April 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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July 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 10, 2019 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

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

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July 10, 2019 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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July 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 1, 2019 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

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

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

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

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April 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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March 1, 2019 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

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

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

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

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

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

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October 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

PERFORM THE PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN THIS SERVICE INFORMATION ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES BEFORE CUSTOMER DELIVERY OR THE NEXT TIME THEY AREIN THE SHOP FOR MAINTENANCE OR REPAIRS. BMW centers must ensure recalls are completed after having been no

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October 1, 2012 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 d

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April 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

?SI B12 14 12 April 2013 Engine Electrical SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 14 12 dated January 2013. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N51, N52K, N52T and N55 Engine: Various Faults S

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May 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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April 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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May 1, 2013 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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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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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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May 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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May 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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March 1, 2016 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 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 fuel econom

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December 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Service Action: CIC – Install Navigation Road Map Database 2013. The Car Information Computer (CIC) road map database 2013 must be installed onto the CIC internal Hard Disc Drive (HDD).

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June 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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June 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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October 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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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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November 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Service Action: Retrofit Bracket for EGR Cooler. The flexible pipe on the high-pressure Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) cooler may leak. CAUSE Excessive vibration and/or tension at the flexible elbow of the EGR cooler can cause it to leak.

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November 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service Action: Retrofit Bracket for EGR Cooler. The flexible pipe on the high-pressure Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) cooler may leak. CAUSE Excessive vibration and/or tension at the flexible elbow of the EGR cooler can cause it to leak.

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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DDE Fault Codes 4882 and 4B82 for EGR Air Mass Plausibility. The Service Engine Soon light is illuminated with one or both of the following fault codes stored in the DDE: 4B82 – Exhaust-gas recirculation-rate control, control deviation 48

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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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March 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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March 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 1, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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March 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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March 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign 11E-A03: Replace the SCR Mixer. The Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) mixer has also been improved to optimize the Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) mixture when introduced into the exhaust system. AFFECTED VE

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March 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign 11E-A03: Check and/or Replace Emissions Monitoring Components. 1. Under certain driving conditions, the High-pressure (HP) EGR valve may become restricted with excessive soot. This restriction impedes th

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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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October 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Service Action: Retrofit Bracket for EGR Cooler. The flexible pipe on the high-pressure Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) cooler may leak. CAUSE Excessive vibration and/or tension at the flexible elbow of the EGR cooler can cause it to leak.

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

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

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March 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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March 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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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 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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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July 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

?Panoramic Sunroof Repair Instructions. INFORMATION Sunroof Repair Instructions: The panoramic sunroof contains several “mechanism sets” which can be repaired and/or replaced independently in the event of a mechanical failure. When perfo
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February 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N51, N52K, N52T and N55 Engine: Various Faults Stored in DME Related to VANOS and Camshaft Position. INFORMATION Part NumberDescriptionQuantity 11 36 7 583 207Adjustment unit inlet camshaft (VANOS)1 11 36 7 583 208Adjustment unit outlet ca

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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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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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May 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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August 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N51, N52K, N52T and 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 exhibits a loss of power; and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illumin

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

Engine Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years Without Mileage Limitation. INFORMATION BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) is extending the limited warranty for the Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units on cer

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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years Without Mileage Limitation. INFORMATION BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) is extending the limited warranty for the Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units on cer

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

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

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January 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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November 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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February 1, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Certain air conditioning condensers must be replaced. Premature condenser failure due to corrosion. Replace the condenser if the vehicle contains the affected part number (9255983) AND the production date of the part falls on or before 11/1

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August 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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August 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Various Complaints with Panoramic Sunroof.

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

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

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August 1, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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September 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

?SI B13 07 14January 2015 Fuel SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 13 07 14 dated October 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT DDE Fault Codes 4862 and 4B82 for EGR Air Mass Plausibility. Th

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January 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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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June 1, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Service Action: Reprogram the DDE. The DDE calibration for readiness monitoring may be incorrect.

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May 1, 2015 194000 TIRES:VALVE

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

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May 1, 2015 200000 WHEELS

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

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February 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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August 1, 2016 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

REPAIRING TRANSFER CASE ACTUATOR (VTG SERVO-MOTOR). The Anti-lock Brakes (ABS), Brakes and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) warnings are on and there may also be a “Drivetrain Malfunction” warning on in the Control Display. There is also
B2

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August 1, 2016 104000 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

REPAIRING TRANSFER CASE ACTUATOR (VTG SERVO-MOTOR). The Anti-lock Brakes (ABS), Brakes and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) warnings are on and there may also be a “Drivetrain Malfunction” warning on in the Control Display. There is also
B2

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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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August 1, 2016 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

DDE Fault Codes 4862 and 4B82 for EGR Air Mass Plausibility. The Service Engine Soon light is illuminated with one or both of the following fault codes stored in the DDE: 4B82 – Exhaust-gas recirculation-rate control, control deviation 4862

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January 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ConnectedDrive/BMW ASSIST Features Are Inoperative. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. * No traffic information (RTTI / ARTTI) * BMW ASSIST “My Info” service doesn’t work. CAUSE The Electronic Subscriber Agr
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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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August 1, 2016 092100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

IN-TANK FUEL DELIVERY MODULE (PUMP): LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMITATION. INFORMATION On the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) is extending the limited warranty for the In-tank
B0

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November 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 1, 2016 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

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

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August 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 1, 2016 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

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

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

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

In-Tank Fuel Delivery Module (Pump): Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years Without Mileage Limitation. INFORMATION On the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) is extending the limited warranty for the ? In-tan
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July 1, 2018 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

M57Y FRONT AND REAR EXHAUST NOX SENSORS: LIMITED

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November 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

USB DEVICE IS NOT DETECTED BY CHAMP2 HEAD UNIT. Media connected to the USB connector is not recognized by the audio system. Playback of files from the media is not possible. Message displayed on the audio system display: “Title cannot be
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August 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

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August 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

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August 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

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September 1, 2016 050000 PARKING BRAKE

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

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

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April 1, 2014 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

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

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April 1, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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April 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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

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

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August 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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May 1, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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August 1, 2014 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

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

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November 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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December 1, 2017 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Side View Camera Does Not Display Picture.

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January 1, 2018 010000 STEERING

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

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January 1, 2018 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

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

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September 1, 2015 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

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

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September 1, 2015 200000 WHEELS

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

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

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

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October 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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March 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63: Quality Control Monitoring After CCP. INFORMATION If the vehicle exhibits any of the above drivability issues, perform the ISTA/D N63 Misfire Detection test plan. Please make sure the FASTA data is transmitted. Submit a PuMA case titl

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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 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 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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July 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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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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February 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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May 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information

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December 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DIAGNOSING SELECTIVE CATALYST REDUCTION (SCR) EFFICIENCY FAULTS: The Service Engine Soon light is on.

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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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January 1, 2012 091130 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

BMW: A PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS RELATED TO THE TANK VENTILATION VALVE. *RM UPDATED 4/24/12. *PE

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June 1, 2010 104000 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

BMW: A FAULT FOR OIL WEAR IS STORED IN THE MEMORY, BUT IT DOES NOT ILLUMINATE THE WARNING LAMP. *RM

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August 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: THERE IS A SOFTWARE ERROR THAT IS CAUSING THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE WITHOUT A FAULT CODE. *RM

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August 1, 2010 141000 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

BMW: OPERATING DESCRIPTION OF THE PASSENGER AIRBAG STATUS LIGHT. *RM

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August 1, 2010 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: MODEL E70 EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TAILGATE. THE REAR TAILGATE MAY NOT OPERATE IN EITHER DIRECTION DUE TO WIRING DAMAGE. *RM

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August 1, 2010 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

BMW: MODEL E70 EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TAILGATE. THE REAR TAILGATE MAY NOT OPERATE IN EITHER DIRECTION DUE TO WIRING DAMAGE. *RM

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August 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: ELCTRONICALLY DISCONNECTING THE JUNCTION BOX WITHOUT DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY WILL CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE REAR POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX. *RM

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August 1, 2010 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW: ELCTRONICALLY DISCONNECTING THE JUNCTION BOX WITHOUT DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY WILL CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE REAR POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX. *RM

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August 1, 2010 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BMW: ELCTRONICALLY DISCONNECTING THE JUNCTION BOX WITHOUT DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY WILL CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE REAR POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX. *RM

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

BMW: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. UNDER VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN 11E-A03:CHECK/REPLACE EMISSIONS MONITORING COMPONENTS. DUE TO EXCESSIVE SOOT BUILD UP, THE HIGH PRESSURE (HP) EGR VALVE MAY BE RESTRICTED UNDER

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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, 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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March 1, 2011 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW: CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE RELATED TO HEADLIGHTS. *RM

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March 1, 2011 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW: A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING THE TRANSMISSION TO ENTER SAFETY MODE WITH THE TRANSMISSION LIGHT ON. THERE IS A STORED TROUBLE CODE. *RM

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June 1, 2010 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM

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June 1, 2010 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM

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February 1, 2014 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: DIFFERENT FAULT CODES STORED FOR THE N51, N52K, N52T, AND N55 ENGINES IN THE DME RELATED TO VANOS AND CAMSHAFT POSITION. *KB UPDATED 11/1/13. *PE UPDATED 05/05/2014 *JS

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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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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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October 1, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

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

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

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

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February 1, 2008 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2012 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

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

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

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December 1, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

BMW: SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT FUEL LEVEL SENSOR. DUE TO HIGH PROPORTION OF ETHANOL IN THE FUEL, THE INTERNAL MECHANISMS OF THE FUEL LEVEL SENSORS MAY SWELL. THIS MAY INHIBIT THE MOVEMENT OF ONE OR BOTH OF THE FUEL LEVEL SE

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December 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. N52K ENGINE DMTL PUMP: EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSIONS TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES. BMW HAS BECOME AWARE OF A POTENTIAL PROBLEM WITH THE DURABILITY OF THE TANK LEAK DIAGNOSTIC MODULE (DMTL) PU

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October 1, 2010 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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

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

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March 1, 2013 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

BMW: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. WHEN INTRODUCED INTO EXHAUST SYSTEM, SELECTIVE CATALYST REDUCTION (SCR) MIXER WAS IMPROVED TO OPTIMIZE DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID (DEF) MIXTURE. MODEL 2010 E70, E90. *PE UPDATED ON 4/25

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April 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. ON THE VEHICLE, VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE. WARNING LAMPS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES; SYSTEMS INOPERATIVE; FUSE BLOWN; WIPERS IN DEFAULT MODE (PERMANENTLY O

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April 1, 2010 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. ON THE VEHICLE, VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE. WARNING LAMPS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES; SYSTEMS INOPERATIVE; FUSE BLOWN; WIPERS IN DEFAULT MODE (PERMANENTLY O

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December 1, 2007 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

BMW: TIRE WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED DUE TO LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURE. MODEL E90, E91(3 SERIES);E92, E92 (3 SERIES); E60 (5 SERIES); E60 (M5); E63, E64 (6 SERIES); E63, E64 (M6); E65, E66 (7 SERIES); E70 (X5); E83 (X3); AND E85, E86 (Z4).

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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 121300 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH

BMW: AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE THERE IS A CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE THAT SAYS THE HIGH BEAM ASSIST FAULTY. THE FUNCITON CANNOT BE ACTIVATED UNTIL AFTER DRIVING FOR 5 MINUTES. *RM

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September 1, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE THERE IS A CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE THAT SAYS THE HIGH BEAM ASSIST FAULTY. THE FUNCITON CANNOT BE ACTIVATED UNTIL AFTER DRIVING FOR 5 MINUTES. *RM

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

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

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September 1, 2010 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

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

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May 1, 2013 045000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC

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

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

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

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May 1, 2013 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

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

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August 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

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

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

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January 1, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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August 1, 2015 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

BMW – BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM MIGHT REDUCE IF TEMPERATURE GETS BELOW 14 DEGREES *MA

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December 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: MALFUNCTION WARNING LIGHT FOR ENGINE IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO PURGE AIR SYSTEM MICRO LEAKAGE AND VENTILATION OF FUEL TANK FROM CONTAMINATION. *PE

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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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October 1, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BMW: THE CAMSHAFT (VANOS) ADJUSTMENT UNITS, ON CERTAIN VEHICLE, HAD THE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENDED, WITHOUT THE LIMITATION OF MILEAGE, TO 10 YEARS. *PE

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March 1, 2015 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

BMW: LOSS OF PERFORMANCE AND TURBOCHARGER NOISE DUE TO THE OIL SUPPLY RESTRICTED, CAUSING OIL STARVATION AND RESULTING IN THE SEIZING OF THE TURBOCHARGER ASSEMBLY. *RM UPDATED 7/09/13. *PE UPDATED 9/25/15. *PE

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May 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: THERE IS A SOFTWARE ERROR CAUSING THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE AND STORE A TROUBLE CODE. *RM UPDATED 8/3/11. *PE

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February 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: AN INTKAE MANIFOLD LINKAGE ROD PROBLEM IS CAUSING THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO COME ON WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. *RM

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April 1, 2014 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: DELAY IN ENGINE RESPONSE. *KB UPDATED 08/06/2014 *JS

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

BMW: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE HIGH PRESSURE EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION (EGR) COOLER LEAKING FROM FLEXIBLE PIPE, DUE TO EXCESSIVE VIBRATION AND/OR TENSION AT FLEXIBLE ELBOW OF EGR COOLER. MODEL E70 (XDRIVE35D). NO MODEL YEAR.

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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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August 1, 2014 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

BMW: THE FRONT DRIVESHAFT’S UNIVERSAL JOINTS WEAR OUT PREMATURELY. MODEL 2010-11 E70 (X5), E71 (X6), E72 (X6). *PE

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June 1, 2010 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

BMW: THE LED TRAILER LIGHTS FLICKER WHILE BEING TOWED.

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May 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT COMES ON. ENGINE BREATHER LINE (CRANKCASE VENTILATION HOSE) FAILED, CAUSING VEHICLE TO RUN ROUGH. THIS IS DUE TO PLASTIC MATERIAL USED FOR CRANKCASE VENTILATION HOSE BECOMES BRITTLE AND BREAK. *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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April 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLES: VARIOUS SIMULTANEOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. THERE IS A SOFTWARE ERROR IN THE JBBFE-3R CONTROL MODULE. VERY INTERMITTENTLY, THE JBBFE-3R WAKES UP IN BOOTLOADER ODE INSTEAD OF APPLICATION MODE. PERFORM DIAGNOSTICS WITH ISTA AND

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April 1, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW VEHICLES: VARIOUS SIMULTANEOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. THERE IS A SOFTWARE ERROR IN THE JBBFE-3R CONTROL MODULE. VERY INTERMITTENTLY, THE JBBFE-3R WAKES UP IN BOOTLOADER ODE INSTEAD OF APPLICATION MODE. PERFORM DIAGNOSTICS WITH ISTA AND

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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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August 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 1, 2011 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

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

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January 1, 2013 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

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January 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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

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

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May 1, 2010 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

BMW: REPOSITIONING HARNESS AFTER SEAT MOTOR REPLACEMENT. WHEN REPLACEMENT OF THE DRIVE MOTOR FOR THE COMFORT SEAT BACK WIDTH ADJUSTMENT BECOMES NECESSARY, THE SEAT HARNESS REQUIRES FURTHER MODIFICATION BECAUSE IT HAS CHANGED.

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May 11, 2010 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

BMW: SERVICE ACTION FOR DIESEL ENGINE. REPLACE CHARGE AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR. REPROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (DDE). REFER TO SI B130410 AND SI B130310. AFFECTS E70 AND E90 VEHICLES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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June 1, 2015 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

INCORRECT DDE CALIBRATION FOR READINES MONITORING. *MA

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May 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: WHILE ON HILLS, ENGINE RESPONSE MAY NOT BE FULFILLED, WHEN ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS DEPRESSED AND IF AUTO HOLD FUNCTION IS ACTIVATED. MODELS 2010-2013 E70, E71. *PE

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May 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: WHILE ON HILLS, ENGINE RESPONSE MAY NOT BE FULFILLED, WHEN ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS DEPRESSED AND IF AUTO HOLD FUNCTION IS ACTIVATED. MODELS 2010-2013 E70, E71. *PE

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August 1, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION AND VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES ARE DISPLAYED IN CID (CENTRAL INFORMATION DISPLAY) AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE MODELS 2009-2012 E70, E71, E72, E82, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93, F01, F02, F04, F07, F10, F1

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August 1, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION AND VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES ARE DISPLAYED IN CID (CENTRAL INFORMATION DISPLAY) AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE MODELS 2009-2012 E70, E71, E72, E82, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93, F01, F02, F04, F07, F10, F1

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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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February 1, 2015 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

BMW:SOME BMW MODELS MAY OR MAY NOT DISPLAY AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT. *TA

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February 1, 2015 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

BMW:SOME BMW MODELS MAY OR MAY NOT DISPLAY AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT. *TA

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January 1, 2011 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BMW: ON LOW MILEAGE VEHICLES THE ENGINE RUNS ROUGH, MIFIRES, OR FAILS TO CRANK. THIS IS CAUSED BY MULTIPLE SHORT START-UPS WITHOUT THE ENGINE PROPERLY GOING THROUGH A WARM-UP PHASE. *RM

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January 1, 2011 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BMW: THERE ARE HIGH FUEL PRESSURE FAULTS STORED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

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October 1, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

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

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

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

BMW VEHICLES: DIAGNOSIS FOR LOW PRESSURE FUEL SUPPLY FAULTS. THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED (A FUEL PUMP MALFUCTION MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED IN THE CC), AND A COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES MAY BE STORED IN THE DDE CONT

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October 1, 2009 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLES: DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. THE DSC (DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL) WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES ARE STORED: 6E58; 6E04; 53BA; D36F; 55C3; 6ECA; AND THE WIPERS MAY ALSO BE OPERATING

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October 1, 2009 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW VEHICLES: DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. THE DSC (DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL) WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES ARE STORED: 6E58; 6E04; 53BA; D36F; 55C3; 6ECA; AND THE WIPERS MAY ALSO BE OPERATING

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October 1, 2009 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

BMW VEHICLES: DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. THE DSC (DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL) WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES ARE STORED: 6E58; 6E04; 53BA; D36F; 55C3; 6ECA; AND THE WIPERS MAY ALSO BE OPERATING

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October 1, 2009 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

BMW VEHICLES: DSC WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. THE DSC (DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL) WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES ARE STORED: 6E58; 6E04; 53BA; D36F; 55C3; 6ECA; AND THE WIPERS MAY ALSO BE OPERATING

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April 1, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLES: VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE ON THE VEHICLE: WARNING LAMPS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES; SYSTEMS INOPERATIVE; FUSE BLOWN; WIPERS IN DEFAULT MODE (PERMANENTLY ON); AND FAULT CODES F

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

BMW VEHICLES: VARIOUS ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE ON THE VEHICLE: WARNING LAMPS ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES; SYSTEMS INOPERATIVE; FUSE BLOWN; WIPERS IN DEFAULT MODE (PERMANENTLY ON); AND FAULT CODES F

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June 1, 2014 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

BMW: DUE TO GUIDE SUPPORTS BEING INCORRECT, THE REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS WERE ASSEMBLED, WHICH WITHIN A LOW MILEAGE CAUSES A RATTLING NOISE. MODEL F15 (X5). *PE

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

BMW: FUEL GAUGE SENSOR IS NOT REGISTERING CORRECT FUEL LEVEL OF FULL OR NEAR EMPTY PROPERLY. IMPROVEMENT TASK FORCE AVAILABLE TO HELP WITH DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR OF FUEL LEVEL SENSOR. *PE UPDATED 4/23/12. *PE UPDATED 5/1/2012

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November 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: OVER THE LIFETIME OF THE VEHICLE, CORROSION FORMATION COULD OCCUR DUE TO WATER ENTERING THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. ENGINE COMPARTMENT CENTER BULKHEAD PARTITION SHOULD BE SEALED. *PE

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November 1, 2011 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: VEHICLE NOT OPERATING PROPERLY BECAUSE OF VARIOUS ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS NOT WORKING. *PE

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November 1, 2011 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: VEHICLE NOT OPERATING PROPERLY BECAUSE OF VARIOUS ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS NOT WORKING. *PE

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October 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: THE ENGINE WILL NOT START BECAUSE THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT PARTITION WALL IS FITTED INCORRECTLY ALLOWING WATER TO DRIP ONTO THE CONNECTOR STRIP OF THE DME CONTROL UNIT LEADING TO INTERNAL DAMAGE OF THE DME. E70/E71. *RM UPDATED 11/21/

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

BMW: THE ENGINE WILL NOT START BECAUSE THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT PARTITION WALL IS FITTED INCORRECTLY ALLOWING WATER TO DRIP ONTO THE CONNECTOR STRIP OF THE DME CONTROL UNIT LEADING TO INTERNAL DAMAGE OF THE DME. E70/E71. *RM UPDATED 11/21/

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January 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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May 1, 2013 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: THE ENGINE SPEED MAY DROP SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW NORMAL IDLING SPEED IF THE STEERING WHEEL IS TURNED AT SHARPLY LOWER ROAD SPEEDS. *JS UPDATED ON 4/18/2013. *KB UPDATED 7/9/13. *PE

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July 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: SIX DIFFERENT MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THE M54 ENGINE COULD HAVE VALVE COVERS BREAK IN COLD WEATHER AND RUIN THE ENGINE. THIS IS DUE TO MOISTURE ACCUMULATION. *RM

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June 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: A SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT COMES ON. THE ENGINE WILL ONLY OPERATE TO 1500 RPMS AND LACKS POWER. THERE IS A SOFTWARE APPLICATION ERROR. *RM

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June 1, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW: A SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT COMES ON. THE ENGINE WILL ONLY OPERATE TO 1500 RPMS AND LACKS POWER. THERE IS A SOFTWARE APPLICATION ERROR. *RM

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June 1, 2010 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

BMW: IT IS NOW POSSIBLE TO PERFORM A FUEL QUALITY DETECTION TEST ON VEHICLES WITH AN N54 ENGINE. *RM

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June 1, 2010 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

BMW: IT IS NOW POSSIBLE TO PERFORM A FUEL QUALITY DETECTION TEST ON VEHICLES WITH AN N54 ENGINE. *RM

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June 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: THERE IS A ROUGH ENGINE IDLE AND “SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT” WHEN DRIVING DOWNHILL IN HIGH ALTITUDES DURING COLD WEATHER. THERE MAY BE SIX DIFFERENT FAULT CODES. *RM

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

BMW: WARNING MESSAGE ON ABOUT LOW DIESEL EXHAUST FUEL LEVEL AND THAT THE ENGINE WILL NOT RESTART WITHIN 999 MILES. THE LIGHT COMES ON A FEW THOUSAND MILES EARLIER THAN A RECOMMENDED OIL CHANGE. *RM

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June 1, 2010 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

BMW: WARNING MESSAGE ON ABOUT LOW DIESEL EXHAUST FUEL LEVEL AND THAT THE ENGINE WILL NOT RESTART WITHIN 999 MILES. THE LIGHT COMES ON A FEW THOUSAND MILES EARLIER THAN A RECOMMENDED OIL CHANGE. *RM

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November 1, 2007 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW VEHICLE: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CC MESSAGE CAUSED BY SHORTED WIRING. THE ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE MAY BE DISPLAYED; THE SOUNDS SYSTEM EMITS A STATIC NOISE FROM THE SPEAKERS; THE RFK (REAR VIEW CAMERA) DOES NOT PAN;

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November 1, 2007 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW VEHICLE: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CC MESSAGE CAUSED BY SHORTED WIRING. THE ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE MAY BE DISPLAYED; THE SOUNDS SYSTEM EMITS A STATIC NOISE FROM THE SPEAKERS; THE RFK (REAR VIEW CAMERA) DOES NOT PAN;

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November 1, 2007 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BMW VEHICLE: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CC MESSAGE CAUSED BY SHORTED WIRING. THE ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE MAY BE DISPLAYED; THE SOUNDS SYSTEM EMITS A STATIC NOISE FROM THE SPEAKERS; THE RFK (REAR VIEW CAMERA) DOES NOT PAN;

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November 1, 2007 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW VEHICLE: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CC MESSAGE CAUSED BY SHORTED WIRING. THE ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE MAY BE DISPLAYED; THE SOUNDS SYSTEM EMITS A STATIC NOISE FROM THE SPEAKERS; THE RFK (REAR VIEW CAMERA) DOES NOT PAN;

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