2013 BMW M3

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

2 Recalls for 2013 BMW M3

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

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

Remedy:

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

February 5, 2016 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 128i and 135i coupes and convertibles and 1 Series M coupes, 2006-2011 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi, 335i xDrive Sedans, 2009-2011 335d sedans, 2006-2012 325xiT, 328i and 328xi sports wagons, 2007-2013 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 335i, 335xi, 335i xDrive, 335is and M3 Coupes and Convertibles, 2013-2015 X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i and X1 xDrive35i SAVs, 2007-2010 X3 xDrive30i SAVs, 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M SAVs, 2009-2013 BMW X5 xDrive35d SAVs, 2008-2014 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M SACs, 2010-2011 BMW X6 xDrive50i SACs and 2008-2011 M3 Sedan vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal air bag module or inflator depending on the vehicle model, free of charge. The recall began March 9, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2013 BMW M3

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Date Component  

12 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2013 BMW M3

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11416316
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10910460
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11000637
AIR BAGS | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11000438
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10906897
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10947706
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11330176
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11161348
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11031578
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11020265
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10873743
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10821362
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0 Investigations for 2013 BMW M3

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

106 Service Alerts for 2013 BMW M3

Date Description
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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June 1, 2017 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Visual Inspection of Brake discs/Rotors for new car deliveries

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April 1, 2021 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

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April 1, 2021 045000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

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April 6, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

The customer complains of rattling noises from the rear window when driving on rough roads.

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August 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Butt connector for repairing a plug connection. The ?top up coolant? message is displayed in the central display (CC message ID 166). When checking the cooling system there are no leaks found and the expansion tank is filled to the proper l

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April 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SERVICE ACTION: N54T ENGINE – INSPECT AND REPLACE INJECTOR(S). The piezo-type fuel injectors may cause a rough running at start-up or rough running while at idle.

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

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

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April 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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June 1, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

RETRACTABLE HARDTOP STATUS REQUEST SUPPLEMENT. This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B54 09 07 dated September 2018.

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

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

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April 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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October 1, 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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October 1, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 1, 2013 121100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

Headlight Washer Nozzle Cover Sticks Out.

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

RAD2plus: Radio Causes Battery Drain. The vehicle’s battery state of charge is very low after the vehicle was parked for a longer period of time (e.g., overnight). The RAD2+ radio doesn’t allow the vehicle to enter full sleep mode, and cau

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January 1, 2013 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

RAD2plus: Radio Causes Battery Drain. The vehicle’s battery state of charge is very low after the vehicle was parked for a longer period of time (e.g., overnight). The RAD2+ radio doesn’t allow the vehicle to enter full sleep mode, and cau

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May 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

In all audio modes (radio, CD, AUX-In, etc.), the audio output is distorted. It is more noticeable with high bass and high audio volume settings. There may also be an intermittent interference noise coming from the loudspeakers at low audio

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May 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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March 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N20 Engine Coolant Thermostat: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles F30 (320i Sedan) Model Years 2013 and 2014 produced from 2/28/2013 to 3/31/2014 F30 (320i xDrive Sedan) Model Years 2013 and 2014 produced from 2/26/2013 to

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March 1, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

N20 Engine Coolant Thermostat: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles F30 (320i Sedan) Model Years 2013 and 2014 produced from 2/28/2013 to 3/31/2014 F30 (320i xDrive Sedan) Model Years 2013 and 2014 produced from 2/26/2013 to

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger’s wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle’s original in-service date select the “Vehicle Comment” button to
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October 1, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

DCT Transmission: Oil Leakage Diagnosis. INFORMATION Incorrect diagnosis of DCT (Double-clutch Transmission) oil leaks may lead to unnecessary part replacements and repeat customer repair visits. When diagnosing complaints related to DCT fl

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March 1, 2013 140000 AIR BAGS

Enabling and Replacing New OC3 Seat Mat. The replacement OC3 seat mat (front passenger seat occupancy) will not enable when following ISTA Repair Instruction REP 65 77 604, “Replacing sensor mat (OC3 mat) for passenger seat occupancy dete

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October 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Basic SVS: Voice Recognition Inoperative After Programming. After programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48.x, the voice recognition (Basic SVS) is inoperative. NOTE: The Basic SVS only includes voice recognition for phone functions. Error

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March 1, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Basic SVS: Voice Recognition Inoperative After Programming. After programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48.x, the voice recognition (Basic SVS) is inoperative. NOTE: The Basic SVS only includes voice recognition for phone functions. Error

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March 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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March 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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March 1, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

Retractable Hard Top (RHT) Is Not Stacking Properly – Frame Bent. The RHT frame is bent or twisted and cannot be operated in either direction, or the roof shells are not stacking properly. The hydraulic roof cylinders operate out of sequen

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

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

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January 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

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

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February 1, 2016 010000 STEERING

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

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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July 1, 2013 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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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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January 1, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Whistling Noise Coming from the Center Vent – A/C is Off . A very high pitched whistling or beeping noise is heard coming from the center vents. The flow of refrigerant through the expansion valve at certain temperature differentials.

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November 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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September 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?RETRACTABLE HARDTOP STATUS REQUEST SUPPLEMENT. INFORMATION Documents have been developed showing the known correct statuses for all hall sensors and micro switches used to operate the retractable hard top (RHT). This document is intended t

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September 1, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

?RETRACTABLE HARDTOP STATUS REQUEST SUPPLEMENT. INFORMATION Documents have been developed showing the known correct statuses for all hall sensors and micro switches used to operate the retractable hard top (RHT). This document is intended t

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September 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

?RETRACTABLE HARDTOP STATUS REQUEST SUPPLEMENT. INFORMATION Documents have been developed showing the known correct statuses for all hall sensors and micro switches used to operate the retractable hard top (RHT). This document is intended t

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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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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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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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November 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

N55: Engine Difficult to Start at Cold Ambient Temperatures. The complaint may include any of the following symptoms: * The engine stalls immediately after a cold start before driving away * The engine may run roughly or misfire after a col

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November 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N55: Engine Difficult to Start at Cold Ambient Temperatures. The complaint may include any of the following symptoms: * The engine stalls immediately after a cold start before driving away * The engine may run roughly or misfire after a col

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August 1, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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August 1, 2013 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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September 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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January 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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October 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated May 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not be

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May 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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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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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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August 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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January 1, 2014 010000 STEERING

ELV Does Not Release. Cause 1: The steering column is held against the steering lock because of torque from the steering gear. In such cases, a yellow check control warning (CC ID# 187) is shown in the instrument cluster, but no faults are

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

RAD2+ Radio: Background Noise with Audio Turned Off. Background noise (buzzing, crackling, static) can be heard: * At low audio volume * When the radio is turned off * When the ignition is turned off NOTE: Background noise stops when the ra

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

RAD2+ Radio: Background Noise with Audio Turned Off. Background noise (buzzing, crackling, static) can be heard: * At low audio volume * When the radio is turned off * When the ignition is turned off NOTE: Background noise stops when the ra

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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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November 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

USB DEVICE IS NOT DETECTED BY CHAMP2 HEAD UNIT. Media connected to the USB connector is not recognized by the audio system. Playback of files from the media is not possible. Message displayed on the audio system display: “Title cannot be
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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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April 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

One or Both Xenon Headlights Aiming Downwards. CAUSE Both sides are aiming downwards: * The most likely cause is a faulty or disconnected rear height sensor. In very extreme cases due to poor road conditions, both headlight assemblies coul

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April 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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April 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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April 1, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

Third Generation Tire Pressure Monitor System (RDC). INFORMATION As of September 2009 production, a new generation Tire Pressure Monitor System has been introduced for all 3 Series models. Although the basic operation of the system is simil

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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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December 1, 2014 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles. INFORMATION 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less tha

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May 1, 2014 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Cleaning Excess Butyl from RHT Roof Shells. Butyl adhesive is used to secure the seals of the retractable hardtop (RHT) to the steel roof shell panels. Particularly at high ambient temperatures, if excess butyl is present, it may start to s

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May 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Cleaning Excess Butyl from RHT Roof Shells. Butyl adhesive is used to secure the seals of the retractable hardtop (RHT) to the steel roof shell panels. Particularly at high ambient temperatures, if excess butyl is present, it may start to s

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May 1, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Cleaning Excess Butyl from RHT Roof Shells. Butyl adhesive is used to secure the seals of the retractable hardtop (RHT) to the steel roof shell panels. Particularly at high ambient temperatures, if excess butyl is present, it may start to s

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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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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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November 1, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The Disclaimer screen automatically disappears from the CID after 10 seconds. INFORMATION https://www.bmwtis.net/tiscode/cgi-bin/bulletin.aspx?sie_path=/tsb/bulletins/htm_store/28…12/2/2015 Page 2 of 2 An enhancement was made to the Car

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September 1, 2015 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 34 04 14 dated December 2014. Designates changes to the bulletin. INFORMATION 1.Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses d

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September 1, 2015 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 34 04 14 dated December 2014. Designates changes to the bulletin. INFORMATION 1.Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses d

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SERVICE ACTION: GSM COMBOX DEACTIVATION / DISCONTINUATION WITH 4 YEAR ASSIST SERVICE. What’s New: ? Model: Option code removed to prevent confusion about affected vehicles ? Situation: Information added about Bluetooth functionality that is

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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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July 1, 2018 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles:

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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 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, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information

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