2016 BMW Z4

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ODI Number: 10908777
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ODI Number: 11317890
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62 Service Alerts for 2016 BMW Z4

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March 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MINI engine oil part number transition and model year 2016 engine oils

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April 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TEC26 Turbo Charger Return

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March 21, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tec25 Wishbone Return

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April 14, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Tech24 Snap-in Adapter Return

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March 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

MINI “Enhanced” dealer self authorized (DSA)K goodwill program

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September 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

With the court’s FINAL approval, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered into a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Gelis, et al. v. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft and BMW of North Am

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September 1, 2021 105700 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CHAIN/BELT

With the court’s FINAL approval, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered into a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Gelis, et al. v. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft and BMW of North Am

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October 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

For the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the engine timing chain and oil pump drive chain modules to: 7 years/70,000 miles as determined by the vehicle’s original in-service

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July 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BMW of North America, LLC BMW NA is extending the limited warranty for the engine timing chain and oil pump drive chain modules to: 7 years/70,000 miles as determined by the vehicle’s original in-service date

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

N20 AND N26 ENGINE TIMING CHAIN AND OIL PUMP DRIVE CHAIN: Whining noise from the lower engine area near the engine oil pump that increases frequency when increasing the engine RPM. Wear on the engine oil pump chain drive and timing chain sp

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September 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the engine timing chain and oil pump drive chain modules to: 7 years/70,000 miles as determined by the vehicle’s original in-service date

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September 1, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the engine timing chain and oil pump drive chain modules to: 7 years/70,000 miles as determined by the vehicle’s original in-service date

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

With the court’s FINAL approval, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered into a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Gelis, et al. v. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft and BMW of North Am

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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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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Distribution of the following tool will be through the Automatic Tool Shipment Program

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

Distribution of the following tool will be through the Automatic Tool Shipment Program

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Distribution of the following tool will be through the Automatic Tool Shipment Program

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December 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N20 AND N26 ENGINE TIMING CHAIN AND OIL PUMP DRIVE CHAIN: Whining noise from the lower engine area near the engine oil pump that increases frequency when increasing the engine RPM. Wear on the engine oil pump chain drive and timing chain sp

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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, 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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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, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Google(tm) Local Search Inactive. When searching for a Point of Interest (POI) in the navigation menu, the “Google(tm) Local Search” option cannot be selected. The POI search option “Google(tm)Local Search” is not activated.

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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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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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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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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SI B12 01 14 February 2016 Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 01 14 dated April 2014. Due to an error in the DME (Digital Motor Electronics) software, the required oxygen sensor onboard

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

February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

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February 1, 2016 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

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

February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

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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 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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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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June 1, 2015 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

8HP: Transmission Fluid Loss from Cooler Lines Connections. There is a transmission fluid leak in the area around the oil cooler lines (on the transmission side). CAUSE Damaged o-rings due to unfavorable cooling line connection tolerances

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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 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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July 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

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July 1, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

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July 1, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

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November 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

8HP: TRANSMISSION FLUID LOSS FROM COOLER LINES CONNECTIONS. There is a transmission fluid leak in the area around the oil cooler lines (on the transmission side). CAUSE Damaged O-rings due to unfavorable cooling line connection tolerances

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November 1, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

8HP: TRANSMISSION FLUID LOSS FROM COOLER LINES CONNECTIONS. There is a transmission fluid leak in the area around the oil cooler lines (on the transmission side). CAUSE Damaged O-rings due to unfavorable cooling line connection tolerances

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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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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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December 1, 2015 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Door Brake Makes Squeaking Noise. The customer may complain of a squeaking noise when opening or closing either front door. Debris inclusions imbed into the door brake slide mechanism.

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December 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Door Brake Makes Squeaking Noise. The customer may complain of a squeaking noise when opening or closing either front door. Debris inclusions imbed into the door brake slide mechanism.

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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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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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December 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N20 Engine Coolant Thermostat: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles

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February 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Oil Quick Reference Chart and Drain Plug Torque: The current version of ISTA/D has an error in the engine oil capacity specification for all vehicles with the N63R engine and xDrive.

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