2012 BMW X3

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

2 Recalls for 2012 BMW X3

Recall Date Component Summary
August 8, 2017 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC. (BMW) is recalling certain 2012-2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i, X3 xDrive35i, and M6 Convertible vehicles and 2013 M6 Coupe vehicles. The affected vehicles have a driver’s frontal air bag inflator that may have been improperly welded.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s front air bag module, free of charge. The recall began October 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

May 23, 2016 CHILD SEAT:LATCH STRAP

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2011-2017, X3 sDrive28i, X3 xDrive28i and X3 xDrive35i, vehicles manufactured July 2, 2010 to April 14, 2016, 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles manufactured March 10, 2014 to March 31, 2016, and 2015-2017 x4 xDrive28i, X4 xDrive35i and X4 xDriveM40i vehicles manufactured March3, 2014 to April 15, 2016. The affected vehicles have lower anchor bars for securing child restraint seats that may become damaged when using the European-ISOFIX-type, rigid-style connector, child restraint system.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will weld a reinforcing bracket to the lower anchor bars and the vehicle body, free of charge. The recall began on July 13, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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32 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2012 BMW X3

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STEERING
ODI Number: 11384352
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11383964
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10990932
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10985496
STEERING
ODI Number: 10892589
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11350252
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11337907
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11331274
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 11324919
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11324004
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11286963
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11243957
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11203295
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11156641
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11081361
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11071681
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11118161
STEERING
ODI Number: 11109555
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11052143
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11047155
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11045098
STEERING
ODI Number: 10885519
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10882277
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10627444
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10621604
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10618998
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10545478
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10515147
STEERING
ODI Number: 10507342
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10508349
STEERING
ODI Number: 10495149
STEERING
ODI Number: 10433288
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387 Service Alerts for 2012 BMW X3

Date Description
May 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Component specific limited warranty extension. For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Sensor(s) to: 10 years/120,000 miles as determined by the ve

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May 1, 2022 061700 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:CRANK/CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR

Component specific limited warranty extension. For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Sensor(s) to: 10 years/120,000 miles as determined by the ve

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May 1, 2022 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Component specific limited warranty extension. For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Sensor(s) to: 10 years/120,000 miles as determined by the ve

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May 1, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replacing the Car Information Computer (CIC) on certain MY2013 vehicles with option 609 (as of 7/2012 production). This uses map North America NEXT. The Headunit High 2 (HU-H2), also called N

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June 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Shipping specific non-deployed vehicle safety devices to lighting resources, llc. This service Information bulletin provides information on shipping “specific” noin-deployed vehicle safety devices that are classified as Dangerous Goods (DG)

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June 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The engine?s intake charge-air duct limited warranty extension to 10 years/120,000 miles applies to ?eligible USspecification

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September 1, 2021 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replacing the Car Information Computer (CIC) on certain MY2013 vehicles with option 609 (as of 7/2012 production). This uses map North America NEXT. The Headunit High 2 (HU-H2), also called N

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TELEMATICS UNIT DEACTIVATION DUE TO 3G CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY DISCONTINUATION: The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provide

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TELEMATICS UNIT RETROFIT TO 4G CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY: The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022. The decision to phase out 3G network technology wa

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022. The decision to phase out 3G network technology wa

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June 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022. The decision to phase out 3G network technology wa

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June 1, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022. The decision to phase out 3G network technology wa

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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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June 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED: The customer’s vehicle does not start due to a totally discharged battery.

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B61 21 15 dated October 2018. The instrument cluster displ

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April 1, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

AUTOMATED ACTIVATION OF NAVIGATION SYSTEM DURING PDI/QC1: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B65 22 14 dated October 2015. The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department!

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April 1, 2020 050000 PARKING BRAKE

TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 4) replaces SI B51 30 16 dated March 2018. Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked Trunk/tailgate may open while the vehicle is in motion usually after stopp

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April 1, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 4) replaces SI B51 30 16 dated March 2018. Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked Trunk/tailgate may open while the vehicle is in motion usually after stopp

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April 1, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied noticeable at

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April 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied noticeable at

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April 1, 2020 200000 WHEELS

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied noticeable at

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied noticeable at

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Informatio

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April 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Informatio

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July 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

NAVIGATION SYSTEM – REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROADMAP DATA: Do not replace parts and do not program the vehicle. Roads can change by up to 15% every year. To ensure the best navigation experience, we do everything in our power to creat

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July 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED: The customer’s vehicle does not start due to a totally discharged battery.

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July 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED: The customer’s vehicle does not start due to a totally discharged battery.

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July 1, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied, noticeable at low speeds. The vehicle must be moving.

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July 1, 2020 200000 WHEELS

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied, noticeable at low speeds. The vehicle must be moving.

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November 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SERVICE ACTION: OPTIMIZING THE WATER DRAIN. The water drain in the engine compartment’s passenger side cowl near the firewall may be inadequate during exceptionally high water volumes. Water can accumulate and not drain out quickly enough.

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November 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SERVICE ACTION: OPTIMIZING THE WATER DRAIN. The water drain in the engine compartment’s passenger side cowl near the firewall may be inadequate during exceptionally high water volumes. Water can accumulate and not drain out quickly enough.

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February 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Fault Code 1D2008 Stored in DME: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 5) replaces SI B12 33 14 dated February 2016. The Service Engine Soon light is on. There may also be a complaint of low heat output with lower outside temperatures

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September 1, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

Front Suspension Ride Height Has Dropped: The front suspension ride height has dropped on one or both sides due to overload. This is caused by driving over obstacles (e.g. potholes) or an impact severe enough for the front spring strut damp

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August 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS FOR CONNECTEDDRIVE. Security patches for non-safety critical vulnerabilities in BMW head units Entry Nav Entry Media NBT and NBT EVO.

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September 1, 2019 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

RATTLE NOISE FROM SUNROOF AREA: There is a rattle noise present from the area of the sunroof most commonly when driving over rough road surfaces.

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September 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

RATTLE NOISE FROM SUNROOF AREA: There is a rattle noise present from the area of the sunroof most commonly when driving over rough road surfaces.

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September 1, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

RATTLE/POPPING FROM TAILGATE AREA: There are two related but separate complaints (only one may be present at a time) during driving especially on uneven surfaces. Clicking noises or squeaking noises from the area of the tailgate. Or a poppi

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

VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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

VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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April 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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April 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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

VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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July 10, 2019 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Service Action: Programming Update for Condition Based Service (CBS) Data. Due to a software error, the remaining distance to a brake service may be incorrectly displayed in the instrument cluster and/or control display. When the calculate

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May 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

TELEMATICS CONTROL UNIT ACTIVATION VIA DCSNET FOR BMW ASSIST.

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July 1, 2019 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

DIAGNOSTIC HINT: CATALYTIC CONVERTER INSPECTION AFTER LOSS OF CRANKSHAFT SIGNAL. In certain situations when the crankshaft position signal is lost while driving the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and an engine malfunction check control me

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July 1, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

DIAGNOSTIC HINT: CATALYTIC CONVERTER INSPECTION AFTER LOSS OF CRANKSHAFT SIGNAL. In certain situations when the crankshaft position signal is lost while driving the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and an engine malfunction check control me

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July 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

DIAGNOSTIC HINT: CATALYTIC CONVERTER INSPECTION AFTER LOSS OF CRANKSHAFT SIGNAL. In certain situations when the crankshaft position signal is lost while driving the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and an engine malfunction check control me

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

INFORMATION New information provided by this revision is preceded by this symbol. This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B84 02 14 dated September 2018.

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June 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N55 ENGINE: FC 28A0 OR 101F01 THROTTLE VALVE OPENING ANGLE. The engine malfunction warning is illuminated and one of the following fault codes are stored in the DME shortly after programming the vehicle or with a customer complaint.

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May 1, 2019 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

Service Information March 2018 Drivers Assistance Remote Control Systems B66 23 17 Technical Service This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B66 23 17 dated February 2018 CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE.

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

Service Information March 2018 Drivers Assistance Remote Control Systems B66 23 17 Technical Service This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B66 23 17 dated February 2018 CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE.

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June 1, 2019 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 01 19 dated February 2019.

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June 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 01 19 dated February 2019.

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July 10, 2019 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

N20 Engine: Ticking Noise from High-pressure Fuel Pump. The customer complains of a high-frequency ticking noise from the engine compartment. The noise can be heard inside and outside the vehicle. Mechanical vibrations inside the high-press

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July 10, 2019 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

N20 Engine: Ticking Noise from High-pressure Fuel Pump. The customer complains of a high-frequency ticking noise from the engine compartment. The noise can be heard inside and outside the vehicle. Mechanical vibrations inside the high-press

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July 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N20 Engine: Ticking Noise from High-pressure Fuel Pump. The customer complains of a high-frequency ticking noise from the engine compartment. The noise can be heard inside and outside the vehicle. Mechanical vibrations inside the high-press

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July 9, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N52T / N55 with 8HP45: Delay in Engine Response. 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

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July 9, 2019 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

N52T / N55 with 8HP45: Delay in Engine Response. 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

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

THE VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED. The customer’s vehicle does not start due to a totally discharged battery.

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October 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

RAIN/LIGHT SENSOR (RLS): OIL LEAKAGE FROM GEL PAD. ??Oil leaking from the Rain/Light Sensor (RLS). Note: This oil serves as a separation medium between the RLS mounting gel pad and the windscreen. The oil ensures damage free disassembly in

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October 1, 2018 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUNROOF REPAIR KIT COMPONENTS. Based on feedback from technicians, it can be difficult to identify the individual components included with sunroof repair kits. In some cases complete sunroofs are replaced, when a sunroof repair kit could ha

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October 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUNROOF REPAIR KIT COMPONENTS. Based on feedback from technicians, it can be difficult to identify the individual components included with sunroof repair kits. In some cases complete sunroofs are replaced, when a sunroof repair kit could ha

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October 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 1, 2013 010000 STEERING

Intermittently, the engine idle speed may fluctuate up and down or cut off under any of the following circumstances, without any relevant faults stored in the DME memory: * While driving off throttle (coasting) and braking at speeds below a

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April 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

Transmission Intermittently Goes into “P” or “N” after MSA Engine Start. The transmission can intermittently go into the Park (P) or Neutral (N) position after an MSA engine start without any customer influence. This problem is very sp
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April 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOS Malfunction Is Displayed In Kombi Sporadically. After engine start-up, a CCM (Check Control Message) for SOS malfunction is displayed in the Kombi and in the CID (Central Information Display). One or more of the fault codes below may be

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April 1, 2016 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Comfort Access Sporadically Malfunctions. Any or all doors, including rear tailgate, cannot be opened from the outside door handle via CA (Comfort Access). Faults in CA for aerial short(s). Faults for door handle(s). Rapid opening and close

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April 1, 2016 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

Comfort Access Sporadically Malfunctions. Any or all doors, including rear tailgate, cannot be opened from the outside door handle via CA (Comfort Access). Faults in CA for aerial short(s). Faults for door handle(s). Rapid opening and close

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April 1, 2016 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

N20 – The Service Engine Soon Light is On with DME Fault 118602 Stored. The Service Engine Soon light is on (MIL) with only the following oxygen sensor fault stored. 118602 – Oxygen sensor before catalytic converter, fine mixture control: e

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January 1, 2013 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Head-Up Display Is Too Dark. The Head-up Display (HUD) is too dark. Rain/light/solar/condensation sensor (RLSB) hardware error

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

Basic Instrument Cluster: Display Is Intermittently Inoperative. The display in the basic instrument cluster is intermittently inoperative. The following fault codes are stored in the instrument cluster: * B7F6B4 “Instrument cluster: Error

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January 1, 2013 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Incorrect Remaining Service Life from CBS Data for Brake Pads. The calculated remaining service life for the brake pads (front and/or rear axle) from the CBS data does not match the actual brake pad thickness. The customer notices implausib

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May 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

iPhone Charging Status Constantly Switches On and Off. Do not replace any other parts! Advise the customer that he/she must use one of the following: * The original Apple iPhone/iPOD USB cable that came with the device * A BMW supplied iPho

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February 1, 2014 200000 WHEELS

Wheel Speed Sensor Failure. The Check Control Message displays: “Driving stabilization, continue driving at a moderate speed. Avoid abrupt braking as far as possible.” Drive to the nearest BMW Service Center. Also “TPM (Tire Pressure Mo
34

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May 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Service Action: Program Control Units (CAS). After programming/coding the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48.1 or earlier, the Car Access System (CAS) was incorrectly coded. This causes the anti-theft alarm system panic button on the remote control

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May 1, 2013 137000 VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER

?Rear Washer Pump Continues to Operate with Key Off. The rear washer pump continues to run after the vehicle is locked or unlocked with the key off. In some cases, turning the ignition on stops the pump from running. CAUSE The JBE (Junctio

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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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February 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N20 AND N26 ENGINES TURBOCHARGER ELECTRIC WASTEGATE ACTUATOR LINKAGE PIN CORROSION This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 14 17 dated February 2018.

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April 1, 2016 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no driv

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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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February 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE. One of the following complaints may be reported The engine runs erratically; The engine causes vibrations when running; Grinding noise from the engine compartment when engine is running.

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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 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Incorrect Remaining Service Life from CBS Data for Brake Pads. The calculated remaining service life for the brake pads (front and/or rear axle) from the CBS data does not match the actual brake pad thickness. The customer notices implausib

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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
27

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May 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

N52T/N55 with 8HP45: Delay in Engine Response. When slowing down to lower suburban road speeds and then accelerating, a delay in engine response may be experienced. This situation may be more noticeable when driving in a bend in the road or

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May 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N52T/N55 with 8HP45: Delay in Engine Response. When slowing down to lower suburban road speeds and then accelerating, a delay in engine response may be experienced. This situation may be more noticeable when driving in a bend in the road or

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June 1, 2013 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Stress Cracks in Headlight Lens Cover. CAUSE Premature failure in the front headlight lens cover material, caused by damaged hood bump stops or old design hood sealing.

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April 1, 2015 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Surround View Camera Last User Mode Operation Change. After programming with ISTA/P 2.53.5 or a more recent version, the rear camera view is displayed when the reverse gear is selected. The vehicle does not remember the last user mode (surr

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February 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N20 Engine: Engine Oil Filter Application. INFORMATION The current version of EPC does not provide all available options for the engine oil filters that are used in the N20 engine. The illustrations below will help identify the proper engin

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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, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N20 and N26 Engines: ETK Injector Part Number Error. INFORMATION The current version of ETK has an error on screen 13_1417: “High -pressure pump/Tubing.” When selecting the high-pressure pump, the screen states “only in conjunction with
B1

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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

Service Action: Program Control Units (CAS). After programming/coding the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48.1 or earlier, the Car Access System (CAS) was incorrectly coded. This causes the anti-theft alarm system panic button on the remote control

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December 1, 2012 130000 VISIBILITY

Wind Noise: Helpful Diagnostic Hints. Wind noise may be heard from doors, windows, and mirrors, as well as all A, B and C-pillar support trim and the Panoramic sunroof. CAUSE Poor fitment of the seals and trim in the areas mentioned above

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December 1, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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: DSC ??D3

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December 1, 2012 010000 STEERING

Vehicle Drifts to the Right when Traveling Straight Ahead. The customer complains the vehicle drifts to the right when traveling straight ahead, on an even road surface, without braking. This procedure does not apply for a steering wheel th

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December 1, 2012 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: DSC:
2

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December 1, 2012 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

N51, N52K and N52T: Idle Fluctuation During Engine Warm-up Phase. After a cold engine start, the idle speed may be unstable or start fluctuating up and down slightly while the vehicle is stopped. On vehicles with automatic transmissions, r

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October 1, 2014 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

LED Headlight Malfunction. 1. The LED headlight on one side malfunctions. 2. One headlight flickers on and off while driving (problem is sporadic). 3. The Check Control message indicates the parking light or driving light is defective. One

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November 1, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

MN16 Engine: FC 2D9B Knock Sensor, Signal Is Stored in the DME. Certain areas of the US experience extremely cold climate conditions during the winter months, which can cause the Service Engine Soon lamp to illuminate while the engine tempe

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November 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

MN16 Engine: FC 2D9B Knock Sensor, Signal Is Stored in the DME. Certain areas of the US experience extremely cold climate conditions during the winter months, which can cause the Service Engine Soon lamp to illuminate while the engine tempe

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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

. INFORMATION To properly diagnose the customer’s complaint, the applicable test plan for the misfire faults stored in the DME must be performed to avoid repeat repairs. If a misfire fault is not stored in the DME memory and an engine relat

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March 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot Be Swapped Between Vehicles for Testing. If an NBT-EVO head unit is swapped into a different vehicle it will enter a locked mode once it recognizes a different VIN. This will require REPLACEMENT of the head unit to

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March 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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March 1, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

CHAMP2: Stored Radio Stations Deleted After Ignition Off. After ignition off, the stored radio stations (AM/FM and Satellite) are no longer available in: * Menu “PRESETS” * Functional bookmarks (buttons on the head unit) Error in the CH
6

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March 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NBT and Entry Head Unit Software Update for Improved Satellite Radio Reception. Poor Satellite Radio reception CAUSE After this software update there is a slight improvement in Satellite Radio reception for these vehicles when receiving the

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March 1, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

NBT and Entry Head Unit Software Update for Improved Satellite Radio Reception. Poor Satellite Radio reception CAUSE After this software update there is a slight improvement in Satellite Radio reception for these vehicles when receiving the

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March 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NBT Head Unit Aborts Import of CD. While importing a CD to the internal music collection of an NBT head unit the process aborts. You will see ‘import error’ on the radio display when this occurs. NBT Head Unit software

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March 1, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

NBT Head Unit Aborts Import of CD. While importing a CD to the internal music collection of an NBT head unit the process aborts. You will see ‘import error’ on the radio display when this occurs. NBT Head Unit software

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March 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Advanced Onboard Battery Diagnostics. INFORMATION Starting with the introduction of the F10 (5 Series), an advanced intelligent battery sensor has been used. This now makes it possible for the vehicle to monitor the condition of the battery

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March 1, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

Water Leaks into Cargo Area. Water leaks into the cargo area and corrodes/damages electrical components. Note: In most cases, the customer is not aware of any water in the lower compartments of the cargo area, but complains of an electrical

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March 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Water Leaks into Cargo Area. Water leaks into the cargo area and corrodes/damages electrical components. Note: In most cases, the customer is not aware of any water in the lower compartments of the cargo area, but complains of an electrical

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March 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N55 Engine: Erroneous Service Engine Soon Lamp Illuminated with Mixture Faults Stored in the DME. INFORMATION An error has been identified in the current version of ETK regarding N55 fuel injector replacement part numbers and production dat

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March 1, 2016 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. Signal invalid. The wiring harness below the micro filter housing (right front area of the bulkhead) is damaged

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March 1, 2016 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. Signal invalid. The wiring harness below the micro filter housing (right front area of the bulkhead) is damaged

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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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September 1, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N55 Engine: Erroneous Service Engine Soon Lamp Illuminated with Mixture Faults Stored in the DME. INFORMATION An error has been identified in the current version of ETK regarding N55 fuel injector replacement part numbers and production dat

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September 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp and Engine Malfunction warning are illuminated, and the vehicle has reduced power output. Various faults related to VANOS operation are stored in th

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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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May 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N52T Alternator-Related Malfunctions: Overcharging or Undercharging. Many different complaints may arise from alternator-related malfunctions, due to charging sporadically or not charging at all.

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July 1, 2013 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Brake Fluid Maintenance Service: 36-Month Interval. The coding in these vehicles has the CBS displaying the first brake fluid service as a 36-month interval from the date of production, instead of the appropriate 24-month interval.

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July 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated; Engine Malfunction warning is illuminated; and the vehicle has reduced power output. Various faults related to VANOS operation are s

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March 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

“Increased battery discharge!” CC Message upon Startup. CAUSE A software error in the Intelligent Battery Sensor causes an incorrect State of Charge (SoC) to be stored in the DME. The power management system then interprets this as a hea
6

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August 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

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November 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Instrument Cluster display is partially blank. INFORMATION Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks or the BMW Certified Pre-Owned Program. If you are using a Main labor code for a

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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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February 1, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUBJECT TRSVC Control Unit Cannot Be Programmed. During ISTA/P session, ISTA/P requests that the TRSVC (Top Rear Side View Camera) control unit be replaced because ISTA/P cannot program it. Software error in the TRSVC control unit

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February 1, 2016 284100 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

SUBJECT TRSVC Control Unit Cannot Be Programmed. During ISTA/P session, ISTA/P requests that the TRSVC (Top Rear Side View Camera) control unit be replaced because ISTA/P cannot program it. Software error in the TRSVC control unit

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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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February 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Telephone: Phonebook Does Not Transfer to the Vehicle. The telephone book does not transfer to the vehicle after the pairing process is completed. CAUSE Software error in the head unit.

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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

The Service Engine Soon Lamp On with Post Oxygen Sensor Faults Stored. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp is on and the following faults are stored in the DME fault code memory. BN2000 (E-Series) vehicles: * 2D22: Oxygen sensor downstream o

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October 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW Customer-Focused Satisfaction (CFS) Program. Based on customer feedback, BMW has determined that during the first three years of service, some vehicles may require specific additional service work. BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) i

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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 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages. This includes messages for the PDC (Park Distance Control), DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) and windshield washer system. There can be many different fault codes stored in the

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January 1, 2016 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages. This includes messages for the PDC (Park Distance Control), DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) and windshield washer system. There can be many different fault codes stored in the

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January 1, 2016 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages. This includes messages for the PDC (Park Distance Control), DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) and windshield washer system. There can be many different fault codes stored in the

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May 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN 17E-A02 – REPLACE ACTIVATED CHARCOAL FILTER AND NVLD SENSOR HOLDER This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B16 01 17 dated March 2017 What’s New: ? Bulletin type was changed from a Service Action

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May 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN 17E-A02 – REPLACE ACTIVATED CHARCOAL FILTER AND NVLD SENSOR HOLDER This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B16 01 17 dated March 2017 What’s New: ? Bulletin type was changed from a Service Action

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February 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Advanced Onboard Battery Diagnostics. Starting with the introduction of the F10 (5 Series), an advanced intelligent battery sensor has been used. This now makes it possible for the vehicle to monitor the condition of the battery in order to

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January 1, 2016 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

SI B16 15 14 January 2016 Fuel Supply Systems Technical Service.This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B16 15 14 dated December 2014, designates changes to this revision. SUBJECT NVLD Tank Leakage FC 190302 Fuel Tank Ventilation

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January 1, 2016 081100 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

SI B16 15 14 January 2016 Fuel Supply Systems Technical Service.This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B16 15 14 dated December 2014, designates changes to this revision. SUBJECT NVLD Tank Leakage FC 190302 Fuel Tank Ventilation

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January 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SI B16 15 14 January 2016 Fuel Supply Systems Technical Service.This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B16 15 14 dated December 2014, designates changes to this revision. SUBJECT NVLD Tank Leakage FC 190302 Fuel Tank Ventilation

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February 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Wind Whistle Noise from the Exterior Rearview Mirror. A whistling wind noise can be heard from either the left or right exterior rearview mirror, especially when traveling at highway speeds. CAUSE An excessive gap exists between the mirror

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June 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Delivery Stop to replace cylinder head F25 (X3).

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November 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

“Increased battery discharge!” CC Message upon Startup. CAUSE A software error in the Intelligent Battery Sensor causes an incorrect State of Charge (SoC) to be stored in the DME. The power management system then interprets this as a hea
6

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

February 2016 General Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 03 14 dated May 2015. SUBJECT Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge during Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days (an

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September 1, 2018 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES. The instrument cluster displays various check

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September 1, 2018 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES. The instrument cluster displays various check

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September 1, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES. The instrument cluster displays various check

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November 1, 2013 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

Bolt for Tailgate Strut Holder Corroded. The customer may notice traces of corrosion on the bolt securing the tailgate strut. CAUSE Corrosion protection coating of the bolt was below BMW specifications.

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January 1, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

?After programming with ISTA/P 3.55.0 or a more recent version, the customer can no longer send ?Edit start time? signal for climate control system can only send an ?Activate now? signal for climate control system.

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January 1, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

?After programming with ISTA/P 3.55.0 or a more recent version, the customer can no longer send ?Edit start time? signal for climate control system can only send an ?Activate now? signal for climate control system.

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November 1, 2013 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Incorrect Remaining Service Life from CBS Data for Brake pads. The calculated remaining service life for the brake pads (front and/or rear axle) from the CBS data does not match the actual brake pad thickness. The customer notices implausib

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January 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

?VERTICAL LINES IN HEAD-UP DISPLAY. Run diagnostics and if display is found to be damaged, replace Head-Up display.

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January 1, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

?VERTICAL LINES IN HEAD-UP DISPLAY. Run diagnostics and if display is found to be damaged, replace Head-Up display.

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December 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Fault Code 1D2008 Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon light is on. Fault Code 1D2008: Map thermostat: jammed open is stored in the DME. There may also be a complaint of low heat output with lower outside temperatures. CAUSE During the en

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December 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Fault Code 1D2008 Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon light is on. Fault Code 1D2008: Map thermostat: jammed open is stored in the DME. There may also be a complaint of low heat output with lower outside temperatures. CAUSE During the en

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February 1, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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February 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2016 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

“Collision Warning Failed” or “Pedestrian Warning Failed” CCM Display. While driving, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed advising of the following: Front collision warning failed Pedestrian detection failed The following fault
B660

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May 1, 2016 263000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL

“Collision Warning Failed” or “Pedestrian Warning Failed” CCM Display. While driving, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed advising of the following: Front collision warning failed Pedestrian detection failed The following fault
B660

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August 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FRM3 Will Not Communicate with ISTA. When diagnosing the vehicle with ISTA, the FRM3 (Footwell Module) is shown as not responding in the vehicle test. The customer may report one or more of the following malfunctions: 1. Light operation *

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August 1, 2013 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Brake Fluid Maintenance Service: 36-Month Interval. The CBS displays the first brake fluid service as a 36-month interval from the date of production instead of the appropriate 24-month interval.

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January 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

FRONT PASSENGER SEAT SPORADIC MOVEMENT. Occasional stopping of seat adjustability movement in the driver and front passenger seats when occupied.

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March 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE ACTIVATED CHARCOAL FILTER AND NVLD SENSOR HOLDER What’s New: ? Procedure, parts and warranty added. The activated charcoal canister and or NVLD sensor holder may be damaged. Transportation damage.

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August 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Delivery Stop: Remove Engine Oil Label. Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. On affected vehicles, there i

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August 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID’s.

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August 1, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID’s.

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August 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID’s.

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August 1, 2016 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS. Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked. Trunk/tailgate may open while the vehicle is in motion. Usually after stopping, such as a traffic light etc. Vehicle key trunk/tailgate button may accidentally

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August 1, 2016 162700 STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS. Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked. Trunk/tailgate may open while the vehicle is in motion. Usually after stopping, such as a traffic light etc. Vehicle key trunk/tailgate button may accidentally

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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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August 1, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. The ConnectedDrive Services are non-functional after a hardware exchange of the telematics control unit. This is not indicated by CC-message. ConnectedDrive Services not synchronized by Te

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August 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. The ConnectedDrive Services are non-functional after a hardware exchange of the telematics control unit. This is not indicated by CC-message. ConnectedDrive Services not synchronized by Te

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August 1, 2016 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 21 15 dated March 2016.. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. This includes messages for the PDC (

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August 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 21 15 dated March 2016.. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. This includes messages for the PDC (

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August 1, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 21 15 dated March 2016.. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. This includes messages for the PDC (

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August 1, 2016 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

WASHER FLUID LEAKS FROM THE HEADLIGHT WASHER JETS. Washer fluid leaks from the headlight cleaning washer jets. Calcification buildup causes washer fluid to leak out of the headlight cleaning washer jets.

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August 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

WASHER FLUID LEAKS FROM THE HEADLIGHT WASHER JETS. Washer fluid leaks from the headlight cleaning washer jets. Calcification buildup causes washer fluid to leak out of the headlight cleaning washer jets.

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August 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

WASHER FLUID LEAKS FROM THE HEADLIGHT WASHER JETS. Washer fluid leaks from the headlight cleaning washer jets. Calcification buildup causes washer fluid to leak out of the headlight cleaning washer jets.

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August 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

INFORMATION ON THE OPERATION OF THE SMART OPENER. INFORMATION ON THE OPERATION OF THE SMART OPENER MODEL F07 (5 Series Gran Turismo) F10 (5 Series) F12 (6 Series Convertible) F13 (6 Series Coupe) F15 (X5) F16 (X6) F22 (2 Series Coupe) F23 (

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March 1, 2017 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

?SATELLITE RADIO DETERIORATION IN RECEPTION QUALITY DUE TO NEW CELLULAR FREQUENCIES . INFORMATION Inform the customer that the introduction of these expanded frequencies by the wireless mobile providers may be influencing reception qualit

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

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 24 13 dated January 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Headunit-High: INITIAL Enabling Code Is Not Accepted Via I-Drive. INFORMATION Do not replace parts and do not program

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January 1, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

SUBJECT N20 and N26 Differential Pressure Sensor Fault 195002 Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following differential pressure sensor fault stored: z 195002 – Differential pressure sensor, tank vent valve, e

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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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May 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when:

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May 1, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when:

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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 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

SUBJECT N55: Slight Surging at Constant Speeds when Accelerating Very Lightly. The vehicle shudders or surges slightly while driving at constant speeds and applying the accelerator very lightly. This symptom is most easily reproduced under

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January 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

MSUBJECT iPhone and iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION With the release of iOS 8.0, please be aware of the important functional change noted below: Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns the phone off. z He or she turns the ph

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January 1, 2015 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

MSUBJECT iPhone and iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION With the release of iOS 8.0, please be aware of the important functional change noted below: Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns the phone off. z He or she turns the ph

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January 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

?N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp and Engine Malfunction warning are illuminated, and the vehicle has reduced power output. This situation can occur as a customer complaint, or afte

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April 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The underlying 2G technology for the GSM (Global System Mobile communication) COMBOX will no longer be supported by the cellular network providers after December 31, 2016. This COMBOX and the BMW Assist services that use its functionality w

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March 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

One or both of the situations listed below may be encountered: ? Android device connection stability (dropped calls) ? Third-Party App Metadata: The album art and song title do not update when streaming audio from Pandora or Spotify, etc. N

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May 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

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May 1, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

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May 1, 2015 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

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

HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

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May 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Check Control Message with Rear Light Failure. Intermittently, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed for one or more rear light failures: ? Rear light ? Brake light ? Rear indicator One or more fault codes are registered in the Footwel

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May 1, 2015 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Check Control Message with Rear Light Failure. Intermittently, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed for one or more rear light failures: ? Rear light ? Brake light ? Rear indicator One or more fault codes are registered in the Footwel

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May 1, 2015 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Check Control Message with Rear Light Failure. Intermittently, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed for one or more rear light failures: ? Rear light ? Brake light ? Rear indicator One or more fault codes are registered in the Footwel

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May 1, 2015 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Check Control Message with Rear Light Failure. Intermittently, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed for one or more rear light failures: ? Rear light ? Brake light ? Rear indicator One or more fault codes are registered in the Footwel

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May 1, 2015 126000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

Check Control Message with Rear Light Failure. Intermittently, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed for one or more rear light failures: ? Rear light ? Brake light ? Rear indicator One or more fault codes are registered in the Footwel

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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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August 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW Customer-Focused Satisfaction (CFS) Program. Based on customer feedback, BMW has determined that during the first three years of service, some vehicles may require specific additional service work. BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) i

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August 1, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BMW Customer-Focused Satisfaction (CFS) Program. Based on customer feedback, BMW has determined that during the first three years of service, some vehicles may require specific additional service work. BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW NA”) i

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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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January 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Headunit-High: INITIAL Enabling Code Is Not Accepted Via I-Drive. INFORMATION Do not replace any parts. NOTE: First time activation of the navigation system should always be performed during the Quality Certification 1 (QC1) Pre-Delivery Ch

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

?N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no dri

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September 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

?N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no dri

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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
6

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August 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ERRONEOUS SERVICE INCLUSIVE CBS DISPLAY. After pre-delivery check or after instrument cluster exchange, BMW Service Inclusive is displayed although the vehicle does not feature the optional Service Inclusive coverage. Instrument Cluster dis

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July 1, 2015 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. On affected vehicles, there is an incorrect label regarding the appro

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September 1, 2017 010000 STEERING

Grating or Scraping Noise When Turning Steering Wheel. There is a grating or scraping noise when the steering wheel is turned. The noise comes from the steering column switch cluster (SZL), coil spring or steering wheel. When the steering w

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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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March 1, 2014 010000 STEERING

Steering Wheel Vibration Level Is Unacceptable. The vibration level produced by the steering wheel vibration actuator is too strong or too weak. This is only noticed when Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is triggered. CAUSE Vibration actuator i

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March 1, 2014 020000 SUSPENSION

Steering Wheel Vibration Level Is Unacceptable. The vibration level produced by the steering wheel vibration actuator is too strong or too weak. This is only noticed when Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is triggered. CAUSE Vibration actuator i

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March 1, 2014 200000 WHEELS

Steering Wheel Vibration Level Is Unacceptable. The vibration level produced by the steering wheel vibration actuator is too strong or too weak. This is only noticed when Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is triggered. CAUSE Vibration actuator i

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March 1, 2014 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

Steering Wheel Vibration Level Is Unacceptable. The vibration level produced by the steering wheel vibration actuator is too strong or too weak. This is only noticed when Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is triggered. CAUSE Vibration actuator i

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November 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot Be Swapped Between Vehicles for Testing This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 13 16 dated July 2016.. If an NBT-EVO head unit is swapped into a different vehicle it will enter a locked mode once it re

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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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September 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The Instrument Cluster Displays Various Check Control Messages This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 21 15 dated August 2016. The instrument cluster displays various check control messages. Signal invalid The wiring harness be

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July 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N20 Engine: Repeated Juddering or Surging While Accelerating. The vehicle judders or surges repeatedly while accelerating in hot ambient temperatures between 3,000 RPM and 5,000 RPM. The Service Engine Soon lamp is not illuminated, and no f

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July 1, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Cruise Control does not Operate after Programming with ISTA/P 3.56.x. After programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 3.56.x (integration level F025-15-07-50x), cruise control cannot be activated. If the customer tries to activate cruise control

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November 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

USB DEVICE IS NOT DETECTED BY CHAMP2 HEAD UNIT. Media connected to the USB connector is not recognized by the audio system. Playback of files from the media is not possible. Message displayed on the audio system display: “Title cannot be
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November 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

USB DEVICE IS NOT DETECTED BY CHAMP2 HEAD UNIT. Media connected to the USB connector is not recognized by the audio system. Playback of files from the media is not possible. Message displayed on the audio system display: “Title cannot be
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April 1, 2014 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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April 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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, 2014 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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February 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The Condition Based Service (CBS) due date is reset to 01/2000 and cannot be updated for: * Oil Service * Check Vehicle Note: No fault code is stored Software error in the Instrument Cluster

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December 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to pe

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

Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to pe

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December 1, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to pe

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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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February 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

iPhone Charging Status Constantly Switches On and Off. INFORMATION Do not replace any other parts! Advise the customer that he/she must use one of the following: * The original Apple iPhone/iPOD USB cable that came with the device * A BMW s

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February 1, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

iPhone Charging Status Constantly Switches On and Off. INFORMATION Do not replace any other parts! Advise the customer that he/she must use one of the following: * The original Apple iPhone/iPOD USB cable that came with the device * A BMW s

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February 1, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Headunit-High: Navigation Road Map Installation After Replacement. When replacing the HU-H, the road map database version that was in the defective HU-H must be installed in the new HU-H.

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February 1, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Airbag Warning Light: ACSM FC 930A60 Seat Occupancy Detection. According to the customer, the airbag warning light was on, but it may not be on when the vehicle arrives in the workshop. ACSM fault code “930A60 – Seat occupancy detection,
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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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May 1, 2014 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Functional Changes. INFORMATION There has been a disruption in the production and supply chain of certain electronic components. These events have influenced global manufacturing facilities, including the

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

Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Functional Changes. INFORMATION There has been a disruption in the production and supply chain of certain electronic components. These events have influenced global manufacturing facilities, including the

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May 1, 2014 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

Incorrect Remaining Service Life from CBS Data for Brake pads. The yellow “Service Due” warning message lights up in the instrument cluster, even though the brake pad thickness is more than 4.2mm (above the thickness at which the pad sensor

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May 1, 2014 045200 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS

Incorrect Remaining Service Life from CBS Data for Brake pads. The yellow “Service Due” warning message lights up in the instrument cluster, even though the brake pad thickness is more than 4.2mm (above the thickness at which the pad sensor

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August 1, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N20 and N26 Injector Replacement. INFORMATION When a defective high-pressure fuel injector is identified with an index “02” designation, as shown in the illustration below, all 4 injectors must be replaced at the same time. This bulletin on

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

N20 and N26 Injector Replacement. INFORMATION When a defective high-pressure fuel injector is identified with an index “02” designation, as shown in the illustration below, all 4 injectors must be replaced at the same time. This bulletin on

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April 1, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Transmission Intermittently Goes into “P” or “N” After MSA Engine Start. After an MSA engine start, the transmission intermittently goes into the Park (P) or Neutral (N) position without any customer influence. This problem can be spor
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November 1, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Vehicle inTransport Mode Cannot Be Unlocked with Remote Control. When the vehicle is in transport mode, intermittently it cannot be unlocked via the remote control key. CAUSE When the vehicle is in transport mode, to reduce power consumptio

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November 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Vehicle inTransport Mode Cannot Be Unlocked with Remote Control. When the vehicle is in transport mode, intermittently it cannot be unlocked via the remote control key. CAUSE When the vehicle is in transport mode, to reduce power consumptio

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November 1, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B64 03 14 dated October 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT A/C Operation: Reduced or No Airflow After Long Drive. The customer complains of reduced air-conditioning air flow whe

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November 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Check Control Message with Rear Light Failure. Intermittently, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed for one or more rear light failures: z Rear light z Brake light z Rear indicator One or more fault codes are registered in the Footwel

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November 1, 2014 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Check Control Message with Rear Light Failure. Intermittently, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed for one or more rear light failures: z Rear light z Brake light z Rear indicator One or more fault codes are registered in the Footwel

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November 1, 2014 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

Check Control Message with Rear Light Failure. Intermittently, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed for one or more rear light failures: z Rear light z Brake light z Rear indicator One or more fault codes are registered in the Footwel

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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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November 1, 2014 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B51 33 14 dated October 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT New “Gas Door Operation” Instruction Label. Initial quality reports show the customers are not certain how to open and

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November 1, 2014 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B51 33 14 dated October 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT New “Gas Door Operation” Instruction Label. Initial quality reports show the customers are not certain how to open and

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August 1, 2014 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Service Action: Replace Emission Label. Certain 2015 model year vehicles with N47T and N57T diesel engines were produced with an “emissions” label which contains incorrect information pertaining to the 2015 model year. Affected vehicles in

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August 1, 2014 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Service Action: Replace Emission Label. Certain 2015 model year vehicles with N47T and N57T diesel engines were produced with an “emissions” label which contains incorrect information pertaining to the 2015 model year. Affected vehicles in

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May 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Condition Based Service Due Date Is Reset to 01/2000. The Condition Based Service (CBS) due date is reset to 01/2000 and cannot be updated for: * Oil Service * Check Vehicle Note: No fault code is stored Software error in the Instrument Cl

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May 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Condition Based Service Due Date Is Reset to 01/2000. The Condition Based Service (CBS) due date is reset to 01/2000 and cannot be updated for: * Oil Service * Check Vehicle Note: No fault code is stored Software error in the Instrument Cl

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January 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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January 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming, there is no audio playback.

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January 1, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming, there is no audio playback.

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January 1, 2018 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

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December 1, 2015 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Instrument Cluster Outside Temperature Display Implausible. INFORMATION This service information bulletin provides technical, diagnostic and/or repair-related information. Eligible and Covered Work/Repairs To submit a claim for the repair o

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November 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

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November 1, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

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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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November 1, 2015 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Instrument Cluster display inoperative FC B7F689. The Instrument Cluster (Kombi) is intermittently inoperative with fault code B7F689 “display backlighting and graphics PCB switched off” stored. Kombi software.

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October 1, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

KAFAS CAMERA-BASED ASSISTANCE SYSTEM LIMITS. INFORMATION The situations described above may all be caused by known limitations of the system such as: Dirty windshield Incomplete calibration process Unsuccessful calibration Restricted visibi

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October 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

KAFAS CAMERA-BASED ASSISTANCE SYSTEM LIMITS. INFORMATION The situations described above may all be caused by known limitations of the system such as: Dirty windshield Incomplete calibration process Unsuccessful calibration Restricted visibi

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October 1, 2016 275500 LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: OTHER

KAFAS CAMERA-BASED ASSISTANCE SYSTEM LIMITS. INFORMATION The situations described above may all be caused by known limitations of the system such as: Dirty windshield Incomplete calibration process Unsuccessful calibration Restricted visibi

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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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October 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

?AUDIO VOLUME NOT RESTORED AFTER MSA STOP, ENTRY HEAD UNIT. Volume of audio system (when set to near maximum) is reduced when Auto Start-Stop (MSA) stop occurs and is not restored upon automatic engine restart. This is normal system behavio

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October 1, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

?AUDIO VOLUME NOT RESTORED AFTER MSA STOP, ENTRY HEAD UNIT. Volume of audio system (when set to near maximum) is reduced when Auto Start-Stop (MSA) stop occurs and is not restored upon automatic engine restart. This is normal system behavio

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October 1, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

?AUDIO VOLUME NOT RESTORED AFTER MSA STOP, ENTRY HEAD UNIT. Volume of audio system (when set to near maximum) is reduced when Auto Start-Stop (MSA) stop occurs and is not restored upon automatic engine restart. This is normal system behavio

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October 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

CID Split Screen Always Changes Back to Compass Display. This Service Information bulletin Replaces SI B65 20 16 dated June 2016. After starting the vehicle, the Control Display (CID) right side (split screen) display does not stay on the l

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October 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

CID Split Screen Always Changes Back to Compass Display. This Service Information bulletin Replaces SI B65 20 16 dated June 2016. After starting the vehicle, the Control Display (CID) right side (split screen) display does not stay on the l

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October 1, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

CID Split Screen Always Changes Back to Compass Display. This Service Information bulletin Replaces SI B65 20 16 dated June 2016. After starting the vehicle, the Control Display (CID) right side (split screen) display does not stay on the l

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June 1, 2014 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

RDC: Incorrect Tire Position Displayed with Air Pressure Drop. When there is a low tire pressure warning, in some cases the position of the affected tire may be incorrectly displayed in the instrument cluster and CD (Control Display). Soft

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October 1, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

NBT NAVIGATION DOES NOT ROUTE ON TOLL ROADS. NBT Navigation does not provide routes that include certain toll roads. CAUSE Roads that have toll lanes “without a cash option” where not utilized for routing in NBT map data versions: NEXT 2
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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N52T DME Fault CD9304: Diagnostic Hints for Bit-Serial Data Interface Communication. If there is a problem with communication on the Bit-serial data interface bus (BSD), the obvious symptoms are related to the oil service CBS functions. The

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December 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Fault Code 1D2008 Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon light is on. Fault Code 1D2008: Map thermostat: jammed open is stored in the DME. There may also be a complaint of low heat output with lower outside temperatures. CAUSE During the en

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December 1, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Fault Code 1D2008 Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon light is on. Fault Code 1D2008: Map thermostat: jammed open is stored in the DME. There may also be a complaint of low heat output with lower outside temperatures. CAUSE During the en

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December 1, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NVLD Tank Leakage FC 190302 Fuel Tank Ventilation and Purge Air System Micro Leak. The engine malfunction warning is illuminated and the following fault code is stored in the DME memory: z FC 190302 Fuel tank ventilation and purge air syste

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July 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When Unlocking with Comfort Access the Outside Door Mirrors Are in the Wrong Position. The vehicle is locked with one remote key and then enters sleep mode. The vehicle is then unlocked using one of the outside door handles with the second

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July 1, 2014 220000 SEATS

When Unlocking with Comfort Access the Outside Door Mirrors Are in the Wrong Position. The vehicle is locked with one remote key and then enters sleep mode. The vehicle is then unlocked using one of the outside door handles with the second

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September 1, 2015 010000 STEERING

Grating or Scraping Noise When Turning Steering Wheel. There is a grating or scraping noise when the steering wheel is turned. The noise comes from the steering column switch cluster (SZL), coil spring or steering wheel. CAUSE When the stee

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September 1, 2015 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

Grating or Scraping Noise When Turning Steering Wheel. There is a grating or scraping noise when the steering wheel is turned. The noise comes from the steering column switch cluster (SZL), coil spring or steering wheel. CAUSE When the stee

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September 1, 2015 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

Grating or Scraping Noise When Turning Steering Wheel. There is a grating or scraping noise when the steering wheel is turned. The noise comes from the steering column switch cluster (SZL), coil spring or steering wheel. CAUSE When the stee

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September 1, 2015 358100 EQUIPMENT:EMERGENCY:ESCAPE/EGRESS/EXIT

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B51 29 15 dated August 2015.. Both rear side “fixed” windows need to be replaced due to incorrect glue application, this may cause a water leak. AFFECTED VEHICLES This Service Action involv
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March 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N20 and N55 Engine: Engine Oil Filter Application for Plastic Oil Filter Housing. The current version of EPC does not provide all available options for the engine oil filters used in the N20 and N55 engines produced with a “plastic” oil
B1

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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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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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April 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TIME DISPLAY (CLOCK) ERROR IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. The clock on the basic instrument cluster (KOMBI) gradually loses time even after being reset. Power supply fluctuations cause the time to reset.

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April 1, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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April 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE ACTIVATED CHARCOAL FILTER AND NVLD SENSOR HOLDER. What’s New: ? Description of the problem and the procedure is clarified. The activated charcoal canister and NVLD sensor holder are damaged. Transportation damage.

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February 1, 2017 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

?RATTLE/ POPPING FROM REAR HATCH AREA . There are two related but separate issues (only one may be present at a time) during driving, especially on uneven surfaces: A. Clicking noises or squeaking noises from the area of the rear hatch. Or

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June 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES: The instrument cluster displays various check control messages.

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June 1, 2018 220000 SEATS

MEMORY SEAT ADJUSTMENT IS LIMITED: After programming the vehicle with ISTA 4.10.2x, the adjustment range of the memory seat may restricted.

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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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June 1, 2018 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

TURBO BOOST ACTUATOR ROD LOOSE (DIESEL): Limited engine performance (lack of boost) with a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminated.

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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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February 1, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

?DELIVERY STOP: ACTIVATED CHARCOAL FILTER. A Delivery Stop has been issued on the BMW X3 and X4 produced from February 3, 2017 ? February 7, 2017 involving the activated charcoal filter and holding bracket. The filter and the bracket must b

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February 1, 2017 072000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

?DELIVERY STOP: ACTIVATED CHARCOAL FILTER. A Delivery Stop has been issued on the BMW X3 and X4 produced from February 3, 2017 ? February 7, 2017 involving the activated charcoal filter and holding bracket. The filter and the bracket must b

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March 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE: When the remote is located in the range of the Smart Opener operation may be the contactless tailgate (Smart Opener) opens / close unintentionally from objects in the vicinity of the rea

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March 1, 2017 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

HEADUNIT NAVIGATION MAPS (HU-H HU-H2 HU-B): The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replacing the Car Information Computer (CIC) on certain MY2013 vehicles with option 609 (7/2012+).

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March 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Integrated Navigation Voice Not Loud Enough: Integrated Navigation voice guidance is not loud enough to be heard over loud music.

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

Integrated Navigation Voice Not Loud Enough: Integrated Navigation voice guidance is not loud enough to be heard over loud music.

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March 1, 2018 173100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

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March 1, 2018 175200 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

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February 1, 2018 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): ASSISTANCE SYSTEM RESTRICTED AFTER DELETING TRANSPORT MODE: The CCM assistance systems restricted or pedestrian protection system failed is displayed after deleting transport mode.

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March 1, 2018 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

CONNECTEDDRIVE-REMOTE SERVICES DO NOT FUNCTION: Remote Services (such as locking and unlocking the car, vehicle location by honking the horn, flashing the lights or on the map in the BMW Connected App) do not function after vehicle has been

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May 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information

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December 1, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

NBT Head Unit High (HU-H) Resets Intermittently or Permanently

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December 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MIL IS ON WITH DME FAULT 195014 – DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE SENSOR: The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is illuminated and the following fault is stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME) fault memory:

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November 1, 2017 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

WATER LEAK NEAR ROOF FUNCTION CENTER (FZD): Dampness is noticed on the roof liner near the Roof Function Center and/or the hands free microphone.

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April 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

IPHONE: CALL LIST MISSING AFTER RESTART: The call list from iPhone 8 or iPhone X, that is displayed, is missing after cycling the ignition.

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April 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

IPHONE: CALL LIST MISSING AFTER RESTART: The call list from iPhone 8 or iPhone X, that is displayed, is missing after cycling the ignition.

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April 1, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE DISPLAY IMPLAUSIBLE: In the Instrument Cluster (Kombi) display you may observe an implausible outside temperature reading.

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February 1, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

BMW APPS RANDOMLY STARTS PLAYING ON ITS OWN: While listening to FM, or AM, or Satellite Radio (SDARs), the audio source randomly switches to BMW Apps (Pandora, Spotify, Audible etc.) with no input from driver or passenger.

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February 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HEAD UNIT HIGH RESETS WITH CONNECTION OF IPHONE 8, IPHONE 8+ OR IPHONE X

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February 1, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE: When the remote is located in the range of the Smart Opener operation may be the contactless tailgate (Smart Opener) opens / close unintentionally from objects in the vicinity of the rea

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May 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: SOME VEHICLE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE A DELAY IN RESPONSE TO ACCELERATION, AFTER SLOWING DOWN, DUE TO AN UNFAVORABLE SOFTWARE CALIBRATION. MODELS F10, 25, 07, E70, 71. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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May 1, 2013 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

BMW: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE ALTERNATOR WOULD MALFUNCTION, DUE TO SPORADICALLY CHARGING OR NOT CHARGE AT ALL, INTERMITTENTLY, WHEN ENGINE’S AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE. MODELS F10, F25. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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May 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE ALTERNATOR WOULD MALFUNCTION, DUE TO SPORADICALLY CHARGING OR NOT CHARGE AT ALL, INTERMITTENTLY, WHEN ENGINE’S AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE. MODELS F10, F25. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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October 12, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

BMW: VEHICLES NEEDS DIAGNOSING FOR N63 MISFIRE FAULTS WHEN SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. LACK OF DIAGNOSING ENGINE OR FUEL SYSTEM COULD CAUSE INCORRECT DIAGNOSIS AND REPEATED REPAIR ATTEMPTS. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED.

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October 12, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: VEHICLES NEEDS DIAGNOSING FOR N63 MISFIRE FAULTS WHEN SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. LACK OF DIAGNOSING ENGINE OR FUEL SYSTEM COULD CAUSE INCORRECT DIAGNOSIS AND REPEATED REPAIR ATTEMPTS. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED.

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April 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: WITHOUT RELEVANT FAULTS STORED IN DME MEMORY, WHEN AT LOW SPEED MANEUVERING AND IDLING, OR STEERING TURNED TO FULL LOCK POSITION, OR DRIVING OFF THROTTLE (COASTING) AND BRAKING AT 10MPH, VEHICLE WOULD IDLE SPEED MAY FLUCTUATE UP AND DO

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April 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: WITHOUT RELEVANT FAULTS STORED IN DME MEMORY, WHEN AT LOW SPEED MANEUVERING AND IDLING, OR STEERING TURNED TO FULL LOCK POSITION, OR DRIVING OFF THROTTLE (COASTING) AND BRAKING AT 10MPH, VEHICLE WOULD IDLE SPEED MAY FLUCTUATE UP AND DO

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March 1, 2012 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

BMW: SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE PASSENGER FRONT WINDOW REGULATOR. *KB

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March 1, 2013 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

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

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October 1, 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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October 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Navigation CIC vehicle positioning temporarily incorrect. The Navigation system may temporarily display the vehicle in the wrong location. This mainly occurs on short sections of road and the vehicle position may take 2 or more minutes to b

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

Navigation CIC vehicle positioning temporarily incorrect. The Navigation system may temporarily display the vehicle in the wrong location. This mainly occurs on short sections of road and the vehicle position may take 2 or more minutes to b

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October 1, 2014 121300 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH

BMW: ON SOME VEHICLES, WHEN STARTING, LOW BEAM, WITH 0552 OPTION, WOULD BRIEFLY FLASHES, DUE TO A FAULTY LED MAIN LIGHT MODULE THAT NEEDS REPLACING. MODEL 2008-14 F01, F02, F06, F07, F10, F12, F13, F25. *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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August 1, 2011 138200 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

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

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December 1, 2012 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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July 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

THE PLASTIC OIL FILTER MIGHT FAIL WHICH WILL CAUSE A LEAKAGE TO THE INTERNAL AND /OR EXTERNAL ENGINE OIL OR COOLANT

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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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March 1, 2013 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON AND THE ENGINE HAS REDUCED POWER WITH TROUBLE CODES STORED. *RM UPDATED ON 4/24/2013. *KB

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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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October 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: DUE TO DEBRIS ENTERING OIL PASSAGE OF ENGINE, IT WILL KNOCK AND LOSE POWER, DURING CYLINDER HEAD MATING SURFACES AND CLEANING OF ENGINE BLOCK AFTER REPAIR TO ENGINE. *PE

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October 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW: NEW SERVICE PROGRAM PROCEDURE IS NOW AVAILABLE REGARDING THE BRAKE FLUID, TIRE PRESSURES, LOCK/STRIKER ADJUSTMENTS FOR TRUNK OR TAILGATE, BATTERY, EXTERIOR LIGHTING. *PE

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

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

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April 1, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW: DUE TO UNFAVORABLE DME/EGS SOFTWARE, THE TRANSMISSION CAN SPORADICALLY GO INTO PARK OR NEUTRAL. THIS OCCURS AFTER AN MSA ENGINE START. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL M6 MODEL YEAR 2012. *JS UPDATED 2/11/14. *PE UPDATED 08/05/201

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November 1, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW: IF BSD COMMUNICATION IS DISRUPTED, OIL LEVEL SENSOR DATA IS NO LONGER RECEIVED BY DME. BSD COMMUNICATION FAULT(S), AFTER REPAIRS ARE SHORTLY SET, REQUIRES REMOVAL OF IGNITION HARNESS FROM CYLINDER HEAD COVER. ALL MODELS. NO MODEL

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November 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW: IF BSD COMMUNICATION IS DISRUPTED, OIL LEVEL SENSOR DATA IS NO LONGER RECEIVED BY DME. BSD COMMUNICATION FAULT(S), AFTER REPAIRS ARE SHORTLY SET, REQUIRES REMOVAL OF IGNITION HARNESS FROM CYLINDER HEAD COVER. ALL MODELS. NO MODEL

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March 1, 2013 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW: DUE TO WIRING HARNESS SHORT CIRCUIT, THE FRONT AND/OR REAR PDC SENSORS FAILS TO WORK WHEN REVERSE GEAR IS SELECTED OR BUTTON (PDC) IS PRESSED. MODEL 2011-2013 F25. *PE

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July 1, 2014 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

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

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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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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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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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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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March 1, 2013 114400 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

BMW:VARIOUS FUNCTIONS OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM FAIL. IN RARE CASES, THE VEHICLE MAY NOT START. ONE OF THE 100-AMP FUSES IN THE REAR POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX (X3) MOUNTED ON THE BATTERY HAS FAILED. *JS UPDATED ON 4/25/2013. *KB

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