2018 BMW X5

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

5 Recalls for 2018 BMW X5

Recall Date Component Summary
July 29, 2021 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 328d, 328d xDrive, X5 xDrive35d, 2014-2016 535d, 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, and 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles. The high-pressure fuel pump may fail.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the high-pressure fuel pump, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 20, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

July 29, 2021 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 328d, 328d xDrive, X5 xDrive35d, 2014-2016 535d, 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, and 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles. The high-pressure fuel pump may fail.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the high-pressure fuel pump, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 20, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

September 20, 2018 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 330e iPerformance, i3 Rex, i3 Sport Rex, X5 xDrive40e, i3 BEV, i3 Sport BEV and 2019 i8 and i8 Roadster vehicles and 2018-2019 530e iPerformance, 530e xDrive iPerformance and 740Le xDrive iPerformance vehicles. Capacitors within the TurboCord Portable Chargers may fail, possibly resulting in a shock hazard or a fire.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the charging cable, and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 22, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

June 28, 2018 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 xDrive35d, and X6 sDrive35i vehicles. The pivot bolt on the front lower-left control arm may not have been properly hardened, which may cause the control arm to break.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lower-left control arms and replace if necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 11, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

November 17, 2017 SUSPENSION

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW X5 SAV, X5 M SAV, X6 SAV, and X6 M SAV vehicles. Bolts that secure the front suspension may not have been properly tightened.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the wishbone suspension bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11364167
STEERING
ODI Number: 11291372
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11269652
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11266802
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11230928
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11139130
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11131783
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11128696
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11128006
STEERING
ODI Number: 11196600
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117 Service Alerts for 2018 BMW X5

Date Description
May 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Component specific limited warranty extension. For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Sensor(s) to: 10 years/120,000 miles as determined by the ve

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May 1, 2022 061700 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:CRANK/CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR

Component specific limited warranty extension. For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Sensor(s) to: 10 years/120,000 miles as determined by the ve

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May 1, 2022 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Component specific limited warranty extension. For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Sensor(s) to: 10 years/120,000 miles as determined by the ve

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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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April 1, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

A check control message for the restraint system appears. In the instrument cluster, the red air bag warning light lights up permanently.

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April 1, 2022 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

A check control message for the restraint system appears. In the instrument cluster, the red air bag warning light lights up permanently.

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February 1, 2022 200000 WHEELS

During inspection and/or diagnosis there is noticeable dirt/grease buildup on the axles near the inner and/or outer CV boots.

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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 340000 COMMUNICATION

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered into a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Isley, et al. v. BMW of North America, et al. The Court has granted final approval of the settlement. The Settlem

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February 1, 2022 340000 COMMUNICATION

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) has entered into a nationwide settlement with the plaintiffs in the following class action: Isley, et al. v. BMW of North America, et al. The Court has granted final approval of the settlement. The Settlem

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March 1, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

A groaning noise is present from the door frame of any door, most commonly when driving over rough roads or during body flex. This situation may be worse in vehicles which are regularly waxed in the area of the door jamb.

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

For the eligible vehicles with the Electrical Machine Electronics (EME) wiring harness connector (A190*1B), BMW of North America (BMW NA) is providing a repair-specific extended limited warranty to: 10 years/120,000 miles as determined by t

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September 1, 2021 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle’s engine high pressure fuel pump (shown) to: 10 years/120,000 miles as determined by the vehicle’s original in-service date.

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September 1, 2021 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replacing the Car Information Computer (CIC) on certain MY2013 vehicles with option 609 (as of 7/2012 production). This uses map North America NEXT. The Headunit High 2 (HU-H2), also called N

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November 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

The red air bag warning light is illuminated.

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November 1, 2021 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

The red air bag warning light is illuminated.

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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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November 1, 2020 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. This error may result in the Service Engine Soon (MIL) light not being activated if a fault is found in the tank vent system after a se

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November 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. This error may result in the Service Engine Soon (MIL) light not being activated if a fault is found in the tank vent system after a se

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

DIESEL FUEL INJECTORS: LTD WTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES: Zero-quantity adaptation injector cylinder 1: permitted filtered actuation duration 24BB00 correction too high zero-quantity adaptation injector cylinder 2: permitted filte

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November 1, 2020 083200 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

DIESEL FUEL INJECTORS: LTD WTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES: Zero-quantity adaptation injector cylinder 1: permitted filtered actuation duration 24BB00 correction too high zero-quantity adaptation injector cylinder 2: permitted filte

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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 100000 POWER TRAIN

N47T/N57T EGR COOLER – LTD WTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMIT: The vehicle demonstrates a power loss and the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on.

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N47T/N57T EGR COOLER – LTD WTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMIT: The vehicle demonstrates a power loss and the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on.

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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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September 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW TURBOCORD PORTABLE EV 120 V/240 V CHARGER: The BMW-approved accessory TurboCord electric vehicle (EV) charger will not charge the vehicle.

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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 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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June 1, 2020 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

N47T/N57T EGR COOLER LTD WTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMIT: The vehicle demonstrates a power loss and the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on. The intake manifold (intake system) is found to have thermal deformation or damage.

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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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April 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MULTIPLE MOTOR POSITION SENSOR FAULTS STORED IN EME: The following check control messages are displayed: CCM 34 “Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL)” CCM 633 “Powertrain Malfunction!”.

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MULTIPLE MOTOR POSITION SENSOR FAULTS STORED IN EME: The following check control messages are displayed: CCM 34 “Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL)” CCM 633 “Powertrain Malfunction!”.

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April 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

DIAGNOSING NON FUNCTIONING eDRIVE: Vehicle will not go into “eDrive”. No pertinent electric drivetrain fault codes to assist with diagnosis. “eDrive” may be greyed-out in the Central Information Display (CID) and is not selectable. MSA deac

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April 1, 2020 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Diesel Engine Intake Manifold Damaged: If Recall Campaign 18V-755: Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Cooler Inspection (and repair) (SI B11 17 18) applies and shows open on an Eligible Vehicle then this bulletin does not apply. The vehicle de

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April 1, 2020 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Diesel Engine Intake Manifold Damaged: If Recall Campaign 18V-755: Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Cooler Inspection (and repair) (SI B11 17 18) applies and shows open on an Eligible Vehicle then this bulletin does not apply. The vehicle de

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April 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Diesel Engine Intake Manifold Damaged: If Recall Campaign 18V-755: Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Cooler Inspection (and repair) (SI B11 17 18) applies and shows open on an Eligible Vehicle then this bulletin does not apply. The vehicle de

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

N47/N57T NOX SENSORS BEFORE/AFTER THE SCR-LTD WTY EXT TO 10 YRS/120000 MI: Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on.

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

N47/N57T NOX SENSORS BEFORE/AFTER THE SCR-LTD WTY EXT TO 10 YRS/120000 MI: Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on.

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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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December 1, 2019 010000 STEERING

NOISE WHEN ADJUSTING THE STEERING COLUMN UP OR DOWN: Creaking noise when raising or lowering the steering column position. CAUSE Steering column adjustment.

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February 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 15 YEARS/150000 MILES: Engine starts poorly (hard starting) rough idle and misfires. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp is on with the following fault codes stored in the DME: Misfires While there are various p

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February 1, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

AIR BAG LAMP ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 9309A0: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 4) replaces SI B65 05 18 dated October 2018. The red air bag warning light is illuminated: Check Control message: restraint system CCM-ID: 97 The follo

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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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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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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 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 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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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 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

DELIVERY STOP: REFRIGERANT AIR CONDITIONING: An incorrect refrigerant was used to fill the refrigerant circuit in the affected vehicles after assembly.

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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

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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July 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HEAD-UP DISPLAY DOES NOT WORK SPORADICALLY: Sporadically, the Head-Up Display stops working, but function returns after a terminal change.

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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 140000 AIR BAGS

AIR BAG LAMP ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 9309A0: The red air bag warning light is illuminated (check-control message: restraint system, CCM-ID: 97)

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June 1, 2018 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

TURBO BOOST ACTUATOR ROD LOOSE (DIESEL): Limited engine performance (lack of boost) with a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminated.

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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 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, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

A/C FAILURE: FC 801252 ELECTRIC A/C COMPRESSOR: INTERNAL FAULT DETECTED: Air conditioning (A/C) failure with IHKA fault code “801252 – Electric A/C compressor: Internal fault detected”.

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March 1, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

A/C FAILURE: FC 801252 ELECTRIC A/C COMPRESSOR: INTERNAL FAULT DETECTED: Air conditioning (A/C) failure with IHKA fault code “801252 – Electric A/C compressor: Internal fault detected”.

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March 1, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

HVAC BLOWER NOT WORKING: HVAC blower is not working.

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

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

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March 1, 2018 120000 LIGHTING (PWS)

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

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March 1, 2018 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HIGH VOLTAGE SYSTEM: ISOLATION FAULTS: The Check Control message (CCM), “Powertrain malfunction!” is displayed.

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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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April 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL): IHKA FC 801386: After program the vehicle with I-Level F025-17-11-500 or higher; the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminates while driving.

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April 1, 2018 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL): IHKA FC 801386: After program the vehicle with I-Level F025-17-11-500 or higher; the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminates while driving.

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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 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 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 140000 AIR BAGS

AIR BAG LAMP ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 9309A0: The red air bag warning light is illuminated (check-control message: restraint system, CCM-ID: 97)

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April 1, 2018 140100 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE

AIR BAG LAMP ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 9309A0: The red air bag warning light is illuminated (check-control message: restraint system, CCM-ID: 97)

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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

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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April 1, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

DRIVE WARNING CCM MESSAGES: Check Control Massages (CCM) displayed:

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April 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DRIVE WARNING CCM MESSAGES: Check Control Massages (CCM) displayed:

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