2018 BMW X1

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

4 Recalls for 2018 BMW X1

Recall Date Component Summary
August 14, 2019 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, 2019 X2 xDrive28i, MINI Cooper S Convertible, Countryman, and John Cooper Works Countryman vehicles. The steering gear tie rod may have been assembled incorrectly, which may result in excessive wear of the tie rod end, eventually causing it to break.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the tie rods and ball joints as necessary, free of charge. The recall began October 11, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.

May 9, 2019 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2019 X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles. In the event of a crash where the occupants head contacts the B-pillar, the pillar may not absorb an adequate amount of the impact. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 201, “Occupant Protection in Interior Impact.”

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the vertical trim pieces on the upper portion of the interior B-Pillars, free of charge. Interim letters notifying owners of the safety risk were mailed July 1, 2019. Second notices will be sent as parts become available, starting on September 27, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

January 30, 2019 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles. Contaminated hardware may cause the attachment brackets of the taillight housings to crack, causing the lights to loosen or possibly detach from the vehicle.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will properly secure the taillights, free of charge. The recall began March 28, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

July 11, 2018 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 540d xDrive vehicles. The crankshaft sensor may be equipped with incorrect firmware, preventing the sensor from properly processing input from the crankshaft reluctor ring, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall.

On September 12, 2018, BMW expanded the recall to a total of 5,309 vehicles including certain 2018-2019 BMW 540d xDrive, 230i M240i, M240i xDrive, X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, 330i, 330i xDrive, 340i, 340i xDrive, 330i xDrive Gran Turismo, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 530e, 530e xDrive, 640i xDrive Gran Turismo, 330e, 2019 430i Gran Coupe, 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, 740i, 740i xDrive, MINI Cooper, Cooper S, JCW, MINI Countryman (Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4), and MINI Clubman (Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, JCW All4) vehicles.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall began September 6, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2018 BMW X1

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34 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2018 BMW X1

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11397695
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11338903
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11303028
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 11300789
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11296735
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11281083
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11281405
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11271503
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11245911
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11243574
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11243754
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 11244681
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11235324
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11240625
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11240444
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11240602
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11234567
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11233896
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11233132
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11268692
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11258635
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11257641
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11254648
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11253642
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11253007
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11230190
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11231097
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11229683
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 11171333
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11132925
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 11078705
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11072963
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11141141
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11235000
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0 Investigations for 2018 BMW X1

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

104 Service Alerts for 2018 BMW X1

Date Description
May 1, 2022 010000 STEERING

The following complaints may be noticed while slow maneuvering with a steering input of 80-100% (at or near full lock, e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or accelerating with a medium to large steering angle: Humming or creaking noises from the r

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May 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following complaints may be noticed while slow maneuvering with a steering input of 80-100% (at or near full lock, e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or accelerating with a medium to large steering angle: Humming or creaking noises from the r

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May 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Mist formation on the windshield inside surface may occur at departure or after MSA (automaticstart/stop). Acoustic abnormality in the area of the recirculated air flap (recirculation flap closing and opening severaltimes). The above may oc

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

Customer complains of musty odor or damp front footwell carpet.

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April 1, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The Check Control message “Door open” appears in the instrument cluster (Kombi) even though all vehicle doors are closed and locked. The locking operation of the doors is not affected.

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December 1, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Any or all of the following CCM ID code 14/15/16/17 “door open” appear in the instrument cluster when the door is properly closed and locked. The locking operation of the door is not affected by the incorrect display.

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December 1, 2021 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Any or all of the following CCM ID code 14/15/16/17 “door open” appear in the instrument cluster when the door is properly closed and locked. The locking operation of the door is not affected by the incorrect display.

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September 1, 2021 061400 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:HARD PARTS INTERNAL/MECHANICAL

Different air temperatures are felt from left to right out of the front fresh air grilles (air vents).

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The contactless tailgate opening/closing function (Smart Opener) is inoperative.

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July 1, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Different air temperatures are felt from left to right out of the front fresh air grilles (air vent). The following fault code is saved in the IHKA (integrated automatic heating/air conditioning system) control unit: 801189 – Engine mixed a

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Customer states the Central Information Display is flickering and the picture is shifting.

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June 1, 2021 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Customer states the Central Information Display is flickering and the picture is shifting.

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June 1, 2021 163100 STRUCTURE:INTERIOR PANELS:DASHBOARD

Customer states the Central Information Display is flickering and the picture is shifting.

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February 1, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

DOOR PAINT STREAKS: Streaks are found running mostly vertically down along the door outer skin from the lower window trim. This can affect any of the 4 side doors.

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November 1, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain: Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain. Customer complains of musty odor or damp front footwell carpet.

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November 1, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain: Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain. Customer complains of musty odor or damp front footwell carpet.

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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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October 1, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

CONDENSATION FROM AIR CONDITIONING LEAKS INTO PASSENGER FOOTWELL: Condensation from the air conditioning systems evaporator drips, below the instrument panel, into the passenger’s footwell. During assembly, the cover of the fresh air intake

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October 1, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

BUZZING NOISE IS HEARD WHEN AIR CONDITIONING IS DEACTIVATED: A buzzing noise is heard when the air conditioning (A/C) is deactivated while the vehicle is in park or neutral. Prior to turning off the A/C, the system was functional and coolin

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October 1, 2020 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

CONDENSATION FROM AIR CONDITIONING LEAKS INTO PASSENGER FOOTWELL: Condensation from the air conditioning systems evaporator drips, below the instrument panel, into the passenger’s footwell. During assembly, the cover of the fresh air intake

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October 1, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

CONDENSATION FROM AIR CONDITIONING LEAKS INTO PASSENGER FOOTWELL: Condensation from the air conditioning systems evaporator drips, below the instrument panel, into the passenger’s footwell. During assembly, the cover of the fresh air intake

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

BUZZING NOISE IS HEARD WHEN AIR CONDITIONING IS DEACTIVATED: A buzzing noise is heard when the air conditioning (A/C) is deactivated while the vehicle is in park or neutral. Prior to turning off the A/C, the system was functional and coolin

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October 1, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

BUZZING NOISE IS HEARD WHEN AIR CONDITIONING IS DEACTIVATED: A buzzing noise is heard when the air conditioning (A/C) is deactivated while the vehicle is in park or neutral. Prior to turning off the A/C, the system was functional and coolin

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BUZZING NOISE IS HEARD WHEN AIR CONDITIONING IS DEACTIVATED: A buzzing noise is heard when the air conditioning (A/C) is deactivated while the vehicle is in park or neutral. Prior to turning off the A/C, the system was functional and coolin

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

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

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April 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR BRAKE SUSPENSION AND AIR BAG SYSTEM MALFUNCTION: Multiple check control messages (CCM) can display for brake suspension and air bag system malfunction. The customer may also complain about any of the following: En

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April 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR BRAKE SUSPENSION AND AIR BAG SYSTEM MALFUNCTION: Multiple check control messages (CCM) can display for brake suspension and air bag system malfunction. The customer may also complain about any of the following: En

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April 1, 2020 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR BRAKE SUSPENSION AND AIR BAG SYSTEM MALFUNCTION: Multiple check control messages (CCM) can display for brake suspension and air bag system malfunction. The customer may also complain about any of the following: En

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR BRAKE SUSPENSION AND AIR BAG SYSTEM MALFUNCTION: Multiple check control messages (CCM) can display for brake suspension and air bag system malfunction. The customer may also complain about any of the following: En

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September 1, 2020 115000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BODY CONTROL MODULE/BCM

SERVICE ACTION – PROGRAM THE BODY DOMAIN CONTROL (BDC) UNIT: Aftermarket scan tools cannot read fault codes in the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) unit via the On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) socket. The DSC data is not processed correctly in the

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April 1, 2020 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B61 06 20 dated February 2020. Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the t

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April 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

CCM DISPLAYED “INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN” CAUSED BY CONTROLLER: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B61 05 20 dated February 2020. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Energy management” The results of

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June 1, 2020 081100 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

F48 FUEL TANK VENT/PURGE VALVE LTD WARRANTY EXTENSION: This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship.

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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 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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August 1, 2020 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

DELIVERY STOP – OBD ACCESS IN DSC CONTROL UNIT: Aftermarket scan tools cannot read fault codes in the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) unit via the On Board Diagnostic (OBD) socket. The DSC data is not processed correctly in the BDC and ther

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May 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TANK VENTILATION AND MIXTURE CONTROL FAULTS STORED IN THE DME: The Engine Malfunction Warning is illuminated and one or more of the following faults are stored in the DME. All models: FC 191C02 – Fuel tank ventilation system 2nd discharge p

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May 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ROUGH RUNNING IMMEDIATELY AFTER A COLD START: Immediately after a cold start the engine may run roughly during the catalyst heating period. Depending on the severity of this situation the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) can be illuminated

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May 1, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

ROUGH RUNNING IMMEDIATELY AFTER A COLD START: Immediately after a cold start the engine may run roughly during the catalyst heating period. Depending on the severity of this situation the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) can be illuminated

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May 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CCM DISPLAYED “INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN” CAUSED BY CONTROLLER: A yellow CCM (Check Control Message) ID 415 is displayed- “Increased battery drain! // Battery. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Energy management” The resul

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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

TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the

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July 1, 2020 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the

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July 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the

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July 1, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NOISES FROM THE FUEL TANK AT IDLE: All vehicles except the F48 (X1): While driving slowly with low RPM or while idling a faint knocking or fluttering noise can be heard from inside the fuel tank with a low fuel level (approximately less tha

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January 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH A CRANKSHAFT ADAPTION FAULT: When diagnosing an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and/or a different issue the following faults may also be stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (D

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February 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CCM DISPLAYED “INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN” CAUSED BY CONTROLLER. A yellow CCM (Check Control Message) ID 415 is displayed- “Increased battery drain! // Battery. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Energy management” The resul

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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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February 1, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

SAFETY BELT WARNING GONG SOUNDS AFTER UNBUCKLING WHILE VEHICLE IS STATIONARY. After a vehicle has been programmed to an I-level greater than 19-11-5xx and lower than I-level 20-03-530; the safety belt (aka seat belt) acoustic warning sounds

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February 1, 2020 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B64 04 16 dated March 2016. The condensate drain hose is blocked by the heat shield The condensate drain hose is not attach

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February 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the pr

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February 1, 2020 173100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the pr

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February 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MIL LIGHT ILLUMINATED AT LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. After engine start the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and Check Control message (ID 29) “Engine fault! Power loss” are displayed in the instrument cluster. In addition The following fault

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February 1, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

MIL LIGHT ILLUMINATED AT LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. After engine start the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and Check Control message (ID 29) “Engine fault! Power loss” are displayed in the instrument cluster. In addition The following fault

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January 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

Power-assisted Steering Intermittently Not Available at Engine Start-up: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B32 02 14 dated November 2016. The power-assisted steering is unavailable at start up/drive readiness. No co

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Power-assisted Steering Intermittently Not Available at Engine Start-up: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B32 02 14 dated November 2016. The power-assisted steering is unavailable at start up/drive readiness. No co

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January 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DME FAULT CODE 1B8004 ENVIRONMENTAL AIR CATALYST(EAC) SENSOR: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B13 02 18 dated April 2018. The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) light is on and the following fault code is stored in

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DME FAULT CODE 1B8004 ENVIRONMENTAL AIR CATALYST(EAC) SENSOR: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B13 02 18 dated April 2018. The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) light is on and the following fault code is stored in

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December 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

NOISE DURING FORWARD / BACK SEAT ADJUSTMENT OVER THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF TRAVEL: A loud screeching noise can be heard from the front driver’s or passenger’s seat during forward/back seat adjustment.

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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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January 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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January 1, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

REMOTE KEY WILL NOT OPEN OR START VEHICLE: Remote key battery in service significantly less (under a year) than expected two-year life-span.

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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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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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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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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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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 173100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

DEACTIVATION OF CONTACTLESS TAILGATE OPENING AND CLOSING: Customer desires to have contactless tailgate opening and closing (Smart Opener) deactivated.

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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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July 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

THE DISPLAY GOES BLACK, VEHICLE DOESNT START AGAIN AFTER SWITCHING THE ENGINE OFF.: On board computer and navigation system goes black or resets.

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July 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BUZZING NOISE FROM VALVETRONIC MOTOR BEFORE OR AFTER ENGINE OPERATION: Buzzing noise may be heard from the Valvetronic motor when the vehicle is unlocked, before the engine is started, or after the engine is turned off.

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July 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BUZZING NOISE FROM VALVETRONIC MOTOR BEFORE OR AFTER ENGINE OPERATION: Buzzing noise may be heard from the Valvetronic motor when the vehicle is unlocked, before the engine is started, or after the engine is turned off.

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

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

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March 1, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

ROUGH RUNNING AND VARIOUS VANOS FAULTS STORED: The check engine light is illuminated and the vehicle may run rough at idle and while driving.

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

VEHICLES WITH ENTRY NAVIGATION MAP 2017-2 ABORT PROGRAMMING: While installing the 2017-2 Europe and North America maps update with ISTA 4 software older than 4.08.3x, the installation aborts before finishing.

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March 1, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

VEHICLES WITH ENTRY NAVIGATION MAP 2017-2 ABORT PROGRAMMING: While installing the 2017-2 Europe and North America maps update with ISTA 4 software older than 4.08.3x, the installation aborts before finishing.

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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 220000 SEATS

EXPOSED FOAM IS VISIBLE UNDER THE FRONT SEAT: Exposed foam is visible under the optional front sport seat or in rear footwell as shown in the picture.

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March 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

EXPOSED FOAM IS VISIBLE UNDER THE FRONT SEAT: Exposed foam is visible under the optional front sport seat or in rear footwell as shown in the picture.

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March 1, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

EXPOSED FOAM IS VISIBLE UNDER THE FRONT SEAT: Exposed foam is visible under the optional front sport seat or in rear footwell as shown in the picture.

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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

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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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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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CHECK CONTROL STATES REMOTE KEY IS MISSING WHEN THE KEY IS LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE: Only affects vehicles that have been programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x and I-level 18-03-511 or 18-03-576

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April 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

CHECK CONTROL STATES REMOTE KEY IS MISSING WHEN THE KEY IS LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE: Only affects vehicles that have been programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x and I-level 18-03-511 or 18-03-576

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April 1, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

CHECK CONTROL STATES REMOTE KEY IS MISSING WHEN THE KEY IS LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE: Only affects vehicles that have been programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x and I-level 18-03-511 or 18-03-576

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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 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

BASIC INSTRUMENT CLUSTER: DATE ERRONEOUSLY ADJUSTS BY ITSELF: The calendar date in the instrument cluster adjusts itself forward approximately one to two days.

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April 1, 2018 110100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

HORN VIBRATES WHEN BEING USED: When the horn is being used, it vibrates and causes a buzzing/droning noise

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April 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

HORN VIBRATES WHEN BEING USED: When the horn is being used, it vibrates and causes a buzzing/droning noise

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April 1, 2018 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

HUMMING NOISE DURING SMOOTH ACCELERATION: A humming, vibration noise is heard during smooth acceleration to 2000 rpm.

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April 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

HUMMING NOISE DURING SMOOTH ACCELERATION: A humming, vibration noise is heard during smooth acceleration to 2000 rpm.

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