2017 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 2017 BMW M3

Recall Date Component Summary
October 11, 2018 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 BMW M3 Sedans, 2016-2017 BMW M4 and M4 GTS Coupes and 2017 BMW M4 Convertible vehicles. The connection between the driveshaft and the flange may fail resulting in a loss of propulsion.

Remedy:

BMW will notify vehicle owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began April 9, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

September 9, 2016 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 BMW M2 Coupe vehicles, 2015-2017 M3 Sedan vehicles and 2015-2016 M4 Coupe and M4 Convertible vehicles. During servicing of the rear differential for a prior service action, the rear sub-frame bolts may have been reused instead of being replaced. Reuse of the existing bolts may cause the bolts to loosen.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear sub-frame bolts with new bolts, free of charge. The recall began on November 3, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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194 Service Alerts for 2017 BMW M3

Date Description
June 22, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Please return all part(s) to your facing Regional Distribution Center (RDC). Submit for return using a YR26 damage claim with order reason BM2. A valid BMW delivery and delivery item number must be entered, and TEC73 must appear in the text

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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

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June 1, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks for

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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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February 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The quick disconnect coupling on the cylinder head coolant vent line could break at the cylinder head. This would lead to loss of coolant from the engine.

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February 1, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

The quick disconnect coupling on the cylinder head coolant vent line could break at the cylinder head. This would lead to loss of coolant from the engine.

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February 1, 2022 010000 STEERING

Cracking noises heard from the area of the front axle when rotating the steering while stationary or at low speed.

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April 1, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Component and Issue Specific Limited Emission Warranty Extension. This component-specific limited emission warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship.

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March 1, 2022 010000 STEERING

The steering intervention for Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is too strong (severe), which can create an uncomfortable feeling for the driver. Background: Steering intervention helps keep the vehicle in the lane if the system detects that a

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March 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The steering intervention for Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is too strong (severe), which can create an uncomfortable feeling for the driver. Background: Steering intervention helps keep the vehicle in the lane if the system detects that a

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March 1, 2022 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

The steering intervention for Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is too strong (severe), which can create an uncomfortable feeling for the driver. Background: Steering intervention helps keep the vehicle in the lane if the system detects that a

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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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November 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Customer may complain of reduced air flow when the air conditioning system is operated for an extended time, usually longer than 30 minutes.

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?A/C COOLING INTERMITTENT REDUCTION OF AIR FLOW: Customer may complain of reduced air flow when the air conditioning system is operated for an extended time, usually longer than 30 minutes. The evaporator starts to freeze up.

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December 1, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

?A/C COOLING INTERMITTENT REDUCTION OF AIR FLOW: Customer may complain of reduced air flow when the air conditioning system is operated for an extended time, usually longer than 30 minutes. The evaporator starts to freeze up.

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September 1, 2021 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance brake systems which are designed for sporty, dynamic driving styles. As a side effect of the high

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September 1, 2021 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

A turbine-like noise can be heard from the rear axle while deceleration during the first 300 miles of operationwhen braking from low speed.

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September 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

Groaning, scraping, or squeaking noise coming from the steering wheel area in the interior of the vehicle,when turning the steering wheel.

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September 1, 2021 175100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LATCH

The trunk lid/hatch does not open fully when unlatched with remote or hands-free operation.

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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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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 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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 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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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?A/C COOLING INTERMITTENT REDUCTION OF AIR FLOW: Customer may complain of reduced air flow when the air conditioning system is operated for an extended time, usually longer than 30 minutes. The evaporator starts to freeze up.

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November 1, 2020 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full: Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full.There are no faults stored in the system for the washer fluid level switch.

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full: Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full.There are no faults stored in the system for the washer fluid level switch.

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November 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle, when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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November 1, 2020 203000 WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle, when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle, when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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November 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle, when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?A/C COOLING INTERMITTENT REDUCTION OF AIR FLOW: Customer may complain of reduced air flow when the air conditioning system is operated for an extended time, usually longer than 30 minutes. The evaporator starts to freeze up.

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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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August 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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April 1, 2020 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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November 1, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance bra

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance bra

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November 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance bra

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

NBT EVO CHANGES BETWEEN SELECTIONS BY ITSELF WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT- GHOST BEHAVIOR: The Central Information Display (CID) changes between selections (“ghost behavior”) and sounds an audio tone without the CID Screen being touched. The audio

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November 1, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

NBT EVO CHANGES BETWEEN SELECTIONS BY ITSELF WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT- GHOST BEHAVIOR: The Central Information Display (CID) changes between selections (“ghost behavior”) and sounds an audio tone without the CID Screen being touched. The audio

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November 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

NBT EVO CHANGES BETWEEN SELECTIONS BY ITSELF WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT- GHOST BEHAVIOR: The Central Information Display (CID) changes between selections (“ghost behavior”) and sounds an audio tone without the CID Screen being touched. The audio

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November 1, 2019 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full : The low washer fluid warning is illuminated even though the washer fluid reservoir is full. There are no faults stored in the system for the washer fluid lev

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full : The low washer fluid warning is illuminated even though the washer fluid reservoir is full. There are no faults stored in the system for the washer fluid lev

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January 1, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

SIDE PANEL REAR LIGHT HOUSINGS: LTD WTY EXT TO 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMIT: The rear light housing(s) can loosen/detach at the mounting tabs this can cause a clacking sound in the rear of the vehicle while driving. The plastic mounting t

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOS MALFUNCTION DISPLAYED This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B84 04 16 dated September 2016. One or all the following may be experienced in the vehicle: An SOS malfunction is seen in the Kombi (aka instrument cluster

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January 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOS MALFUNCTION DISPLAYED This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B84 04 16 dated September 2016. One or all the following may be experienced in the vehicle: An SOS malfunction is seen in the Kombi (aka instrument cluster

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December 1, 2019 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: Note for customer deleted: If the noise does not disappear despite the attempts to regenerate the brake a repair is required.

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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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August 1, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

A/C COOLING: INTERMITTENT REDUCTION OF AIR FLOW This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 9) supersedes SI B64 06 13 dated June 2017. Customer may complain of reduced air flow when the air conditioning system is operated for an extended t

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March 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PHONE CALL AUDIO AUTONOMOUSLY SWITCH FROM VEHICLE TO PHONE. During an active phone call the call audio autonomously switches from the vehicle hands-free system to the phone.

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March 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

PHONE CALL AUDIO AUTONOMOUSLY SWITCH FROM VEHICLE TO PHONE. During an active phone call the call audio autonomously switches from the vehicle hands-free system to the phone.

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March 1, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

PHONE CALL AUDIO AUTONOMOUSLY SWITCH FROM VEHICLE TO PHONE. During an active phone call the call audio autonomously switches from the vehicle hands-free system to the phone.

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March 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NBT EVO CHANGES BETWEEN SELECTIONS BY ITSELF WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT- GHOST BEHAVIOR. The Central Information Display (CID) changes between selections (ghost behavior) and sounds an audio tone without the CID Screen being touched.

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March 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

NBT EVO CHANGES BETWEEN SELECTIONS BY ITSELF WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT- GHOST BEHAVIOR. The Central Information Display (CID) changes between selections (ghost behavior) and sounds an audio tone without the CID Screen being touched.

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March 1, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

NBT EVO CHANGES BETWEEN SELECTIONS BY ITSELF WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT- GHOST BEHAVIOR. The Central Information Display (CID) changes between selections (ghost behavior) and sounds an audio tone without the CID Screen being touched.

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August 1, 2019 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

GROANING NOISE WHEN OPENING/CLOSING FRONT WINDOWS. A groaning noise can be heard from the front door(s) when opening or closing the power windows.

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August 1, 2019 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

GROANING NOISE WHEN OPENING/CLOSING FRONT WINDOWS. A groaning noise can be heard from the front door(s) when opening or closing the power windows.

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April 1, 2019 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

DELIVERY STOP: REWORK TAIL LIGHTS. The tail light mounting brackets may be cracked or broken. During assembly oil may have contaminated the plastic housing of the rear tail lamps causing damage to the mounting points of the tail light assem

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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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May 1, 2019 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

The tail light mounting brackets may be cracked or broken. During assembly oil may have contaminated the plastic housing of the rear tail lamps causing damage to the mounting points of the tail light assembly.

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May 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The tail light mounting brackets may be cracked or broken. During assembly oil may have contaminated the plastic housing of the rear tail lamps causing damage to the mounting points of the tail light assembly.

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May 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BLUETOOTH CONNECTION IS LOST DURING A PHONE CALL. During an active call the call audio autonomously switches from the vehicle hands-free system to the phone.

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May 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BLUETOOTH CONNECTION IS LOST DURING A PHONE CALL. During an active call the call audio autonomously switches from the vehicle hands-free system to the phone.

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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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June 1, 2019 136100 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Service Information June 2019 General Electrical Systems B61 08 19 Technical Service WINDSHIELD WIPERS SWITCH ON BY THEMSELVES. The windshield wipers switch on by themselves and can no longer be switched off despite activation of the switch

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April 1, 2019 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

The Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 23 15 dated April 2016.

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April 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

The Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 23 15 dated April 2016.

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April 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 23 15 dated April 2016.

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April 1, 2019 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

DELIVERY STOP: REWORK TAIL LIGHTS. The tail light mounting brackets may be cracked or broken. During assembly oil may have contaminated the plastic housing of the rear tail lamps causing damage to the mounting points of the tail light assem

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April 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

DELIVERY STOP: REWORK TAIL LIGHTS. The tail light mounting brackets may be cracked or broken. During assembly oil may have contaminated the plastic housing of the rear tail lamps causing damage to the mounting points of the tail light assem

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

Instrument Cluster Resets during Active Navigation. The instrument cluster (MID KOMBI) fails sporadically (all gauges falling briefly to zero, flashing of all indicator lights) and resets. Reset occurs during active route guidance and predi

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April 1, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

Groaning Noise from Doors over Rough Roads. A groaning noise is heard from the doors when driving over rough road surfaces. Window guide rubbing on door opening.

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April 1, 2016 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Groaning Noise from Doors over Rough Roads. A groaning noise is heard from the doors when driving over rough road surfaces. Window guide rubbing on door opening.

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September 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID’s (Integrated Circuit Card Identifier).

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March 1, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

During the QC1 the BMW Assist Test Call Fails. After the transport mode is deleted (during the QC1), a BMW Assist (SOS) test call is made by pressing the SOS/ E-Call button. However, the call only connects via voice (no data is transmitted

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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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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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January 1, 2019 023000 SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE

DRONING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE. A humming/droning noise is heard with vibration during partial to full engine load in higher gears. The tuning of the rear suspension mount for the differential.

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January 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DRONING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE. A humming/droning noise is heard with vibration during partial to full engine load in higher gears. The tuning of the rear suspension mount for the differential.

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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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May 1, 2016 130000 VISIBILITY

Passenger Side Mirror Dimming Feature Operational Change. INFORMATION The automatically dimming exterior mirror function on the passenger’s side has been deleted from the Option Code 430 as noted above. The automatic dimming function will c

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May 1, 2016 135000 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

Passenger Side Mirror Dimming Feature Operational Change. INFORMATION The automatically dimming exterior mirror function on the passenger’s side has been deleted from the Option Code 430 as noted above. The automatic dimming function will c

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May 1, 2016 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Passenger Side Mirror Dimming Feature Operational Change. INFORMATION The automatically dimming exterior mirror function on the passenger’s side has been deleted from the Option Code 430 as noted above. The automatic dimming function will c

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November 1, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

RATTLE NOISE FROM LOWER A-PILLAR. A rattle noise is present from the lower area of the A-Pillar. Due to a manufacturing error, the bolt securing the front door brake/stop to the A-Pillar may have loosened over time.

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November 1, 2018 020000 SUSPENSION

KNOCKING NOISE OR VIBRATION/DRONING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE. 1 A hard knocking noise is heard from the rear axle area during load reversals. 2 A humming/droning noise is heard with vibration during partial to full engine load in higher gea

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January 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?SUBJECT During the QC1 the BMW Assist Test Call Fails . After the transport mode is deleted (during the QC1), a BMW Assist (SOS) test call is made by pressing the SOS/ E-Call button. However, the call only connects via voice (no data is t

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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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June 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

HeadUp Display does not Show Full Street Names. INFORMATION Design of the HUD has limited display area. (It can only show a certain number of text characters). NOTE: Parts replacement or programming the vehicle will not recitify the situati

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June 1, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

HeadUp Display does not Show Full Street Names. INFORMATION Design of the HUD has limited display area. (It can only show a certain number of text characters). NOTE: Parts replacement or programming the vehicle will not recitify the situati

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May 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?STEERING WHEEL BUTTONS DO NOT FUNCTION RELIABLY. ? Sporadic or continuous malfunction of multifunction steering wheel buttons ? CC Message “Cruise control without function” displayed ? Sporadic or continuous malfunction of shift paddles
B

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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 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

SI B36 01 15 February 2016 Wheel and Tires Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 36 01 15 dated October 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Check Control Message: Tire Pressure Monitor (RDCi) Failur

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February 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SI B36 01 15 February 2016 Wheel and Tires Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 36 01 15 dated October 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Check Control Message: Tire Pressure Monitor (RDCi) Failur

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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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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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February 1, 2018 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

GROANING NOISE FROM DOORS. Part Number Description Quantity F30; F31; F80 Front 51 33 7 414 531 Window guide; front left As needed 51 33 7 414 532 Window guide; front right As needed F30; F80 Rear A groaning noise is heard from any of the d

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January 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

GROANING NOISE FROM THE CENTER CONSOLE.

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January 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

GROANING NOISE FROM THE CENTER CONSOLE.

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January 1, 2019 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

KNOCKING NOISE OR VIBRATION/DRONING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE. A hard knocking noise is heard from the rear axle area during load reversals. The tuning of the rear suspension mount for the differential.

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January 1, 2019 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

KNOCKING NOISE OR VIBRATION/DRONING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE. A hard knocking noise is heard from the rear axle area during load reversals. The tuning of the rear suspension mount for the differential.

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January 1, 2019 200000 WHEELS

KNOCKING NOISE OR VIBRATION/DRONING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE. A hard knocking noise is heard from the rear axle area during load reversals. The tuning of the rear suspension mount for the differential.

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March 1, 2017 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

?Grinding Noise from Rear Brakes . Pebbles, road grit, or other foreign materials can get caught in between the brake protection (backing) plate and the brake disc(s), this may cause a disturbing noise in the rear axle area while driving.

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August 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE REAR-AXLE DIFFERENTIAL This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 33 04 16 dated August 2016 The vehicle delivery stop has been lifted.. The rear differential emits a loud noise. Manufacturing defect in the rea

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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 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

HVAC BLOWER NOT WORKING. HVAC blower is not working. Condensation occurs even though blower is working. CC message “Increased battery discharge” – standby current violation may be displayed. Climate control unit (IHKA) software

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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 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?NBT HEAD UNIT ABORTS IMPORT OF CD Whats New: ? G12 (7 Series) removed ? I01 (i3) removed ? Warranty Section updated for removal of G12 and I01 . While importing a CD to the internal music collection of an NBT head unit the process aborts.

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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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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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May 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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May 1, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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July 1, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Ticking Noise from the Front Axle When Cornering This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B34 05 15 dated December 2015. The customer may complain of a ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling

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July 1, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Delivery Stop: Replace Rear Differential.

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September 1, 2016 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

CREAKING NOISES FROM DOOR TRIM PANEL. Creaking noise is heard from door trim panel while driving on rough roads. Door trim panel is contacting the inner door panel.

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September 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOS MALFUNCTION DISPLAYED. An SOS malfunction is seen in the Kombi. When pressing the E-Call/SOS button in the overhead console, nothing happens. Fault code B7F33C (internal ECU error) is stored in the Telematics control unit (ATM/TCB2). Th

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September 1, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE REAR-AXLE DIFFERENTIAL This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 33 04 16 dated August 2016 The vehicle delivery stop has been lifted.. The rear differential emits a loud noise. Manufacturing defect in the rea

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December 1, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Grinding Noise from Rear Brakes. Pebbles, road grit, or other foreign materials can get caught in between the brake protection (backing) plate and the brake disc(s), this may cause a disturbing noise in the rear axle area while driving.

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January 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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December 1, 2017 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Side View Camera Does Not Display Picture.

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January 1, 2018 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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January 1, 2018 010000 STEERING

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

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January 1, 2018 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

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

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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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June 1, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

A/C Cooling: Intermittent Reduction of Air Flow What is new The date in repair procedure and warranty section has been changed for vehicles produced to September 30, 2013 and from October 1, 2013.. Customer may complain of reduced air flow

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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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April 1, 2017 020000 SUSPENSION

Ticking Noise from the Front Axle When Cornering What’s New: ? Changes to the procedure, parts information and warranty labor operations. The customer may complain of a ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking

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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 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 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

CRACKING NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE WHILE TURNING OR PARKING: Cracking noises heard from the area of the front axle when rotating the steering while stationary or at low speed.

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July 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

PHONE CONTACTS: HEADUNIT BASIC 2 SORTING ORDER: Improper sorting of phone contacts, in the on-board computer or in the Central Information Display (CID), upon connecting to the vehicle:

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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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July 1, 2018 010000 STEERING

STEERING WHEEL BUTTONS DO NOT FUNCTION RELIABLY: Sporadic or continuous malfunction of multifunction steering wheel buttons

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July 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

AFTER EXCHANGING THE FRONT ELECTRONIC MODULE (FEM), PROGRAMMING / ENCODING IS NOT POSSIBLE: After replacing the Front Electronic Module (FEM) for an applicable repair, programming / encoding is not possible.

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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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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 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

HVAC BLOWER NOT WORKING: HVAC blower is not working.

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March 1, 2018 121100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

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March 1, 2018 120000 LIGHTING (PWS)

HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

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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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March 1, 2018 010000 STEERING

CRACKING NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE WHILE TURNING OR PARKING: Cracking noises heard from the area of the front axle when rotating the steering while stationary or at low speed. Refer to the linked video https://tinyurl.com/y9lddolz

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March 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BLUETOOTH AND USB AUDIO PLAYBACK FUNCTIONS MISSING – IPHONE: Playlists, song titles, etc. from iPhone do not display on Head Unit Basic 2.

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December 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

NBT EVO CHANGES BETWEEN SELECTIONS BY ITSELF WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT- GHOST BEHAVIOR: The Central Information Display (CID) changes between selections (ghost behavior) and sounds an audio tone without the CID Screen being touched.

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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 175200 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

Trunk Lid Does Not Open Completely: The trunk lid/hatch does not open fully when unlatched with remote or hands-free operation.

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December 1, 2017 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

REAR TAIL LIGHT FAILURE: Exterior rear lights do not work.

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December 1, 2017 220000 SEATS

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK PUMP FOR BACKREST WIDTH ADJUSTMENT: The backrest width adjustment and, the lumbar support adjustment of the front seats are accomplished by a common air pump.

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April 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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April 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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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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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April 1, 2018 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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April 1, 2018 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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

FUEL GAUGE ERRONEOUS DISPLAY: Vehicle runs out of fuel but the instrument cluster still displays fuel remaining in the tank.

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February 1, 2018 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Grinding Noise from Rear Brakes: Pebbles, road grit, or other foreign materials caught between the brake protection plate and the brake disc may cause a disturbing noise in the rear axle area.

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February 1, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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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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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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