2017 BMW M6

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 M6

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February 19, 2020 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2019 M6 Gran Coupe vehicles. The third brake light may become loose, possibly allowing the light to detach from the vehicle.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the third brake light and properly secure it with new fasteners. If the third brake light detached from the vehicle and is damaged, it will be replaced. All repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began April 17, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

December 20, 2016 AIR BAGS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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202 Service Alerts for 2017 BMW M6

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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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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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July 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 hig

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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 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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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 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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June 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 1, 2020 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 050000 PARKING BRAKE

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

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April 1, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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April 1, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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

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April 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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April 1, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

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

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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July 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 1, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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

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July 1, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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November 1, 2019 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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October 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

FRONT SEAT HAS SIDE TO SIDE PLAY AND CAN MAKE NOISES WHEN CORNERING. Either or both of the front seats has side to side (lateral) play, and can make noises when cornering.

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February 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSIONTO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES: This Service Information Bulletin replaces SI B01 05 18 dated July 2019. Engine starts poorly (hard starting) rough idle and misfires. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp is on.

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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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August 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

HEAD UNIT NBT EVO (HU-H2) PROGRAMMING ABORT: The CID screen may light up blue. When this occurs A battery reset is not successful in restoring head unit operation Software error in the Bootloader file (BTLD) of the head unit.

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September 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

HEAD UNIT NBT EVO (HU-H2) PROGRAMMING ABORT: The CID screen may light up blue. When this occurs A battery reset is not successful in restoring head unit operation Software error in the Bootloader file (BTLD) of the head unit.

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

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

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

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

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April 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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April 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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April 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

On the affected vehicles the CBS engine oil service interval has been reduced to 1 year/10000 miles to make these vehicles consistent with all other N63x engine equipped vehicles.

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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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July 1, 2019 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

The crankcase ventilation hoses may become brittle and break when they come in contact with hot engine components. One or more of the crankcase ventilation hoses are not FPM (fluoroelastomer) rubber material. The FPM rubber material is engi

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July 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

The crankcase ventilation hoses may become brittle and break when they come in contact with hot engine components. One or more of the crankcase ventilation hoses are not FPM (fluoroelastomer) rubber material. The FPM rubber material is engi

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July 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The crankcase ventilation hoses may become brittle and break when they come in contact with hot engine components. One or more of the crankcase ventilation hoses are not FPM (fluoroelastomer) rubber material. The FPM rubber material is engi

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June 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

CRACKING NOISE FROM SEAT BACKREST. Groaning/Cracking noises are heard from the front seat backrest when the vehicle is cornering.

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June 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

FRONT SEAT BACKREST MAKES A CRACKING NOISE WHEN FOLDED FORWARD.

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June 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

NOISE FROM THE FRONT SEATS WHEN ADJUSTING THE SEAT LENGTH.

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May 1, 2019 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

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

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

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

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June 1, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NEW REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK INTERNAL FUEL LINE CONNECTION. INFORMATION WARRANTY INFORMATION Not applicable. This Service Information bulletin provides technical and repair procedure-related information.

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May 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Service Information May 2019 Engine Electrical Systems B12 19 19 Technical Service. On the affected vehicles a DME software error prevents the Check Control Message (CCM) “Low Engine Oil Level” to be displayed in instrument cluster (Kombi)

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May 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service Information May 2019 Engine Electrical Systems B12 19 19 Technical Service. On the affected vehicles a DME software error prevents the Check Control Message (CCM) “Low Engine Oil Level” to be displayed in instrument cluster (Kombi)

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June 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

HEAD UNIT NBT EVO (HU-H2) PROGRAMMING ABORT. During programming several aborts can occur in the head unit NBT EVO (HU-H2).

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

On the affected vehicles the CBS engine oil service interval has been reduced to 1 year/10000 miles to make these vehicles consistent with all other N63x engine equipped vehicles.

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April 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

On the affected vehicles the CBS engine oil service interval has been reduced to 1 year/10000 miles to make these vehicles consistent with all other N63x engine equipped vehicles.

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October 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N55 – Engine Malfunction Warning Due to Vapor Forming in the Fuel System. The Engine Drivetrain Malfunction” Check Control warning is displayed and the Service Engine Soon (MIL) Lamp may also be on. In areas where winterized fuel is used,

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 1, 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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March 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Air Conditioning Refrigerant R1234yf Introduction. Highlights of R-1234yf Meets SAE J2888_201301 “This SAE Standard covers fittings, couplers, and hoses intended for connecting service hoses from mobile air- conditioning Systems to servic

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May 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

“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 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Unintentional Active ECO-PRO Bonus Miles Reset. Fluctations of fuel level (causing resistance changes in the level sensor) while vehicle is stationary, are interpreted as refueling. This causes active ECO PRO mode bonus range to reset. Err

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May 1, 2016 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Delivery Stop – Check/Replace Windshield Sealing.

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November 1, 2018 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Carbon Ceramic Brake Noise. INFORMATION “M” vehicles are designed for high-performance, spirited driving. To accommodate this type of driving profile, a braking system which exceeds the standards for handling heavy brake forces, extreme
B3

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May 1, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63, N63TU and N63R Engines: Upper Oil Pan Removal and Installation Repair Instructions This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B11 17 15 dated August 2015.. INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the engine upper oil pan asse

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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January 1, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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May 1, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

N63, N63TU, S63 and S63TU Engines: Oil Leak from the Rear of the Engine and Transmission Bell Housing. Customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. When verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking f

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May 1, 2016 101200 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:BELL HOUSING

N63, N63TU, S63 and S63TU Engines: Oil Leak from the Rear of the Engine and Transmission Bell Housing. Customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. When verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking f

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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 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

VIBRATION WHILE BRAKING. Vibration while braking is noticed: ? Most commonly when coming to a stop from higher speeds ? Less prominent when brakes are cold. ? After wheel balancing, the problem still exists. ? All other diagnosis according

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June 1, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

N55 – ENGINE MALFUNCTION WARNING DUE TO VAPOR FORMING IN THE FUEL SYSTEM This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 05 16 dated April 2016. The Engine “Drivetrain Malfunction” Check Control warning is displayed and the Service E
B

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February 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

N63T AND S63T ENGINE: VALVE SEAL REPLACEMENT. This SI provides a new tool and a new procedure for the N63TU valve seals replacement. Please refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. SI B11 07 11 – Turbocharger

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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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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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January 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 1, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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September 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

?ENGINE LEAK DIAGNOSIS ON TURBOCHARGED V8 ENGINES. When diagnosing an engine oil leak or a coolant leak on turbocharged V8 engines it is necessary to use a borescope to identify if the source of the leak is from under the turbochargers. En

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

BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines a customer satisfaction measure that has been designed exclusively for the BMW vehicles listed above. It involves the replacement of the 12-vol

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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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March 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

?SERVICE ACTION: SERVICE ACTION: N63T ENGINE CHECK AND REPLACE THE CRANKCASE VENTILATION HOSES What’s New: ? Defect Code format updated ? Consequential Additional Repair(s) statement added ? Overlapping Labor Procedure statement added . The

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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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March 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?SERVICE ACTION: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY IN KM/H . When the instrument cluster’s digital speedometer has been set to display metric speed and distance values, there is no display of the miles per hour. US regulations specify that even w

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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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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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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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August 1, 2017 160000 STRUCTURE

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE CONVERTIBLE TOP COMPARTMENT LID TRIM. Temporary convertible top compartment cover trim was installed in production due to parts shortage. Vehicle cannot be delivered while equipped with temporary cover. Temporary tri

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November 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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November 1, 2016 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. Water inside the headlights can be caused by two situations: Water/moisture ing

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November 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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September 1, 2016 010000 STEERING

BUZZING NOISE HEARD COMING FROM STEERING WHEEL. While driving at highway speeds, on older (worn) road surfaces, a buzzing noise is heard coming from the steering wheel. The Lane Departure Warning (LDW) vibration system

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August 1, 2016 010000 STEERING

NO HEATING IN ALCANTARA STEERING WHEEL. The Alcantara steering wheel, which is used in Competition Edition, does not contain heating elements.

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August 1, 2016 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

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

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August 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 1, 2016 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

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

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September 1, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

WATER LEAKING INTO REAR COMPARTMENT. Water is found in rear compartment. CAUSE Seal around fuel filler tube (located by red lines) is not effective. Replace cover pot (bowl).

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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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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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November 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

N63T AND S63T ENGINE: VALVE SEAL REPLACEMENT: This SI provides a new tool and a new procedure for the N63TU valve seals replacement.

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October 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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October 1, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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October 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 1, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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October 1, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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October 1, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

CBS BRAKE PAD CALCULATION AND CORRECTION. When a vehicle comes into the workshop for any repair or maintenance job, the bundling calculator recommends a brake maintenance checkup. No brake warning light is illuminated. CBS shows 3,107 miles

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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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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 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure What’s new: ? Models” updated: Model Year 2017 vehicles added ? “Models” updated: Model Year G12 (7 Series) excluded from program ? “Procedure” updated: N63R engine added to 20

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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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February 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

?N63, N63TU, N63R, S63 AND S63TU ENGINES: UPPER OIL PAN REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B11 17 15 dated October 2016. . INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the engine u

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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 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 350000 EQUIPMENT

COMPONENT PROTECTION ACTIVE. HEAD UNITS CANNOT BE SWAPPED BETWEEN VEHICLES FOR TESTING.: If either the head unit (NBT-EVO or ENTRY-NAV-EVO) or the Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head un

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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, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing. ‘Component Protection Active’: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to e

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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 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 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure: This bulletin outlines a customer satisfaction measure that has been designed exclusively for the BMW vehicles listed above.

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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 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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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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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 284100 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

REAR VIEW CAMERA CANNOT BE CONTROLLED VIA IDRIVE: When the Parking menu is active (reverse gear selected) in the CID (Central Information Display), activation or deactivation of the rear view camera via the iDrive controller does not work.

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April 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

COMFORT ACCESS SPORADICALLY INACTIVE VIA DOOR HANDLE: Sporadically, CA (Comfort Access) locking or unlocking of the vehicle does not work via the door handles.

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April 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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

NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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April 1, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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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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April 1, 2018 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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April 1, 2018 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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April 1, 2018 200000 WHEELS

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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February 1, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

N63, N63TU, S63 and S63TU Engines: Oil Leak from the Rear: Customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. When verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking from between the engine and the transmission

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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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February 1, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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