2019 BMW M5

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

3 Recalls for 2019 BMW M5

Recall Date Component Summary
December 11, 2019 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 M5 and 2020 M8 Gran Coupe, M8 Coupe, and M8 Convertible vehicles. The transmission wiring harness can become damaged, resulting in an electrical short circuit.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace any damaged transmission harnesses. All harnesses will be rerouted and secured. These repairs will be performed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 3, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

September 27, 2019 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 540d, 2018-2020 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, M550i xDrive, M5, 530e, 530e xDrive, X3 sDrive, X3 xDrive, X3 M40i, X3 M, and 2019-2020 X4 xDrive, X4 M40i, X4 M, X7 xDrive, X7 M50i, 740Li, 740Li xDrive, 750Li, 750Li xDrive, 8 Series Convertible and Coupe 840i, 840i xDrive, M850i xDrive, X5 sDrive, X5 xDrive, X5 M50i, X6 xDrive, X6 M50i, 330i, 330i xDrive, M340i, M340i xDrive, Z4 sDrive, Z4 M40i, 740Le xDrive and 745Le xDrive, 2018-2019 640i xDrive Gran Turismo and Rolls-Royce Phantom, 2019 M850i xDrive Gran Coupe and Rolls-Royce Cullinan and 2020 Toyota Supra vehicles.

The back-up camera and display settings can be adjusted such that the rear view image is no longer visible and the system will retain that setting the next time the vehicle is placed in reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, “Rearview Mirrors.”

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the back-up camera software, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or Rolls-Royce at 1-877-877-3735. Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371.

July 3, 2019 ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 750i xDrive, 2019 M850i xDrive Coupe, M850i xDrive Convertible, X5 xDrive50i, X7 xDrive50i, and M5 vehicles. The high pressure fuel pump may not have been properly attached to the engine, which may cause the fuel pump flange to crack, resulting in a fuel leak.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall began August 27, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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172 Service Alerts for 2019 BMW M5

Date Description
May 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW offers a new special ISTA Installation made available for Roadside Assistance / Mobile Service technicians. The new ISTA Version is also able to be used in case of a Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) programming failure to get the customer

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May 1, 2022 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

BMW offers a new special ISTA Installation made available for Roadside Assistance / Mobile Service technicians. The new ISTA Version is also able to be used in case of a Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) programming failure to get the customer

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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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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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May 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

When using the Key Reader to retrieve information from the customer’s key, no current vehicle data is available.

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May 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Check Control Message (CCM) displays “Vehicle key missing” after engine start.

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February 1, 2022 280100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

In some rare cases a customer vehicle might be excluded from one or more Remote Software Upgrade(RSU) campaigns. This SIB gives an overview how to identify these vehicles and how to proceed in case of a customer complaint.

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April 1, 2022 116340 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:IMMOBILIZER/PROXIMITY:KEY/SENDER

Check Control message (CCM) displays “Vehicle key missing” after engine start.

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April 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information updated about engine oil filter cap drain plug. When performing an engine oil service on vehicles equipped with a N63M, N63B or S63M engines; the ETK states to use “Set oil filter element” P/N 11 42 5 A33 C42 or P/N 11 42 5 A33

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March 1, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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March 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 1, 2022 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

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

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

While using the wireless charger, one or both of the following may occur: 1) The BMW display key or mobile phone becomes hot to the touch. 2) The device switches off due to over temperature (built-in device protection).

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

While using the wireless charger, one or both of the following may occur: 1) The BMW display key or mobile phone becomes hot to the touch. 2) The device switches off due to over temperature (built-in device protection).

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The SIM card installed in the telematics control unit (ATM2) connects to different mobile providers’ networks. However, due to a missing parameter, this does not work and can cause disruption in BMW ConnectedDrive services in areas with ins

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

The SIM card installed in the telematics control unit (ATM2) connects to different mobile providers’ networks. However, due to a missing parameter, this does not work and can cause disruption in BMW ConnectedDrive services in areas with ins

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December 1, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

The SIM card installed in the telematics control unit (ATM2) connects to different mobile providers’ networks. However, due to a missing parameter, this does not work and can cause disruption in BMW ConnectedDrive services in areas with ins

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December 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column.

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column.

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December 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column.

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SiriusXM satellite radio is not working and does not display a channel list.

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December 1, 2021 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SiriusXM satellite radio is not working and does not display a channel list.

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November 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW offers a new special ISTA Installation made available for Roadside Assistance / Mobile Service technicians.

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW of North America (BMW NA) has made information available online to customers about software versions, including any changes to vehicle functionality that will result from each update.

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November 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

A groaning type noise is heard during the height adjustment.

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November 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The “energy management” Check control message (ID code 415) is falsely displayed when entering the vehicle.

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September 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle maynot start when placing the key against the steering column.

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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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September 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The air conditioning cycles from cold to warm air while driving or while at a stand still. The vent outlet temperatures vary by 25 degrees Fahrenheit or more (38F to 60F +) without changing any climate control settings. In some cases the ai

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Customer states the following about their vehicle: active radio or music source is interrupted, the navigation is no longer available, a black screen is shown in the Control Display, the system works again after a short interruption.

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November 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

A faulty componnent inside the trunk spindle drive.

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November 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The sunroof will not operate in either direction.

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

In some rare cases a customer vehicle might be excluded from one or more Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) campaigns. This SIB gives an overview how to identify these vehicles and how to proceed in case of a customer complaint.

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

With the introduction of BMW Remote Software Upgrade, all Service Pack 18 vehicles and partial Service Pack 15 vehicles may receive new functionalities or modifications in their features with a new Software Update.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column.

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column.

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December 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column.

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ILLUMINATED WITH FAULT MEMORY CDC152: The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated in the instrument cluster. The vehicles has no operating failures; only the MIL is illuminated.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ILLUMINATED WITH FAULT MEMORY CDC152: The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated in the instrument cluster. The vehicles has no operating failures; only the MIL is illuminated.

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?BMW DIGITAL KEY CARD IS NOT DETECTED WHEN PLACED ON THE NFC TRAY: The customer may have the following complaints: The Digital Key Card cannot be activated on the NFC (near field communication) charging tray (the activation pop-up does not

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?GESTURE CONTROL UNINTENDED OPERATION: The Gesture camera inadvertently detects movement and performs unintended operations.

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?NO PREVIEW IMAGES DISPLAYED IN THE REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT: The rear seat entertainment screens do not display any preview images at times.

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December 1, 2020 353620 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT:VIDEO (TOUCH)SCREEN/MONITOR/UNIT

?NO PREVIEW IMAGES DISPLAYED IN THE REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT: The rear seat entertainment screens do not display any preview images at times.

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December 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

?PROGRAM HEAD UNIT: Satellite radio content is not available over IP, this does not affect channels received over satellite.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?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 s

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

?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 s

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December 1, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

BMW MAINTENANCE BOOKLET AND OEM TIRE MANUFACTURERS’ WARRANTIES: In efforts to provide a digital experience to our customers, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is proud to announce a digital version of both the BMW Maintenance Booklet and B

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September 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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September 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

When performing an engine oil service on vehicles equipped with a S63M engine the ETK states to use “Setoil filter element” P/N 11 42 5 A33 C43. P/N 11 42 5 A33 C43 is a new part number that was recently created without current parts availa

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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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

When the vehicle is operated in Sport Mode, the engine speed is no longer displayed in the BMW Head-Up Display (HUD).

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July 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

When the vehicle is operated in Sport Mode, the engine speed is no longer displayed in the BMW Head-Up Display (HUD).

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The customer may complain of a check control message stating “Safe share detected” (CCM-ID 953). Check control message can be verified by checking key reader information or performing the Check control message history service function.

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January 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) UNIT DOES NOT RESPOND AFTER PROGRAMMING: After programming the vehicle using ISTA, the DSC control unit does not respond. Or: In the case of a BMW Remote Software Upgrade, the customer gets a Check Control me

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). When the vehicle is parked in a parking spot with line markings, it is clearly noticed in the CID that the lines are not parallel to the

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The BMW key card cannot be activated. The activation menu in the BMW iDrive is missing.

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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

BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE: The BMW ConnectedDrive services are not available for an extended period.

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May 1, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

M5 CS PRECRASH SAFETY BELT TENSIONING TRIGGERS PREMATURELY IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS: In certain situations, when the vehicle is being driven more dynamically and repeated heavy braking may berequired, the Precrash Safety Belt tightening applic

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle maynot start when placing the key against the steering column.

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

DELIVERY STOP: RADIO REMOTE CONTROL M SPORT: Vehicles were delivered with the wrong radioremote control (without motion sensor) whichdecreases the theft-proofing against rangeextenders.

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

REMOTE 3D VIEW NOT AVAILABLE: Remote 3D View cannot be launched In the BMW ConnectedDrive App.

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May 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HU-H3 MGU RESETS DUE TO BLUETOOTH CONNECTION WITH SAMSUNG ANDROID 11 : The head unit resets when using various apps (e.g., YouTube, Spotify, etc) on the connected mobile phone. This affects Samsung mobile phones (e.g., Galaxy S20 / S21) w

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May 1, 2021 353630 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT:BLUETOOTH/WIFI

HU-H3 MGU RESETS DUE TO BLUETOOTH CONNECTION WITH SAMSUNG ANDROID 11 : The head unit resets when using various apps (e.g., YouTube, Spotify, etc) on the connected mobile phone. This affects Samsung mobile phones (e.g., Galaxy S20 / S21) w

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

The customer may complain of a check control message stating “Safe share detected” (CCM-ID 953). Check control message can be verified by checking key reader information or performing the Check control message history service function.

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June 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The customer may complain of a check control message stating “Safe share detected” (CCM-ID 953). Check control message can be verified by checking key reader information or performing the Check control message history service function.

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June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The customer may complain of a check control message stating “Safe share detected” (CCM-ID 953). Check control message can be verified by checking key reader information or performing the Check control message history service function.

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June 1, 2021 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SiriusXM satellite radio is not working and does not display a channel list.

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SiriusXM satellite radio is not working and does not display a channel list.

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June 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SiriusXM satellite radio is not working and does not display a channel list.

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June 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored.

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored.

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June 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

Front seat will not calibrate/initialize, and the stored faults cannot be deleted

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Front seat will not calibrate/initialize, and the stored faults cannot be deleted

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Front seat will not calibrate/initialize, and the stored faults cannot be deleted

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April 1, 2021 045000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

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April 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

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April 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

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April 1, 2021 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

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April 1, 2021 045000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC

Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles: 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less than 212 degree

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March 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

TOP VIEW CAMERA IMAGE IS MISALIGNED: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID).

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March 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

AUTOMATIC HIGH BEAM DOES NOT DIM AUTOMATICALLY: The automatic high beams may not automatically dim to low beams.

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March 1, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

AIR DUCT COVER LOOSE OR MISSING: The air duct cover (fender mounted) may be loose or missing. Prolonged high-speed driving can cause movements of the fender, causing the air duct to become loose.

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February 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

BRAKE LIGHT REMAINS LIT AFTER BRAKE PEDAL RELEASE: The trunk-mounted brake light remains lit for several seconds after the brake pedal is released.

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February 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

SEAT FAILS TO INITIALIZE DUE TO MISSING END STOP: Front seat will not calibrate/initialize.

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SPORADIC FAILURE OR CRACKING NOISE IN BASS SPEAKERS: No Bass or a cracking noise can be heard from the bass speakers.

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February 1, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TRIM STRIP IS LOOSE OR DETACHED FROM ROOF: The roof trim strip may be loose or detached. The roof trim strip adhesive was not sufficient.

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February 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

AIR DUCT COVER LOOSE OR MISSING: Prolonged high-speed driving can cause movements of the fender, causing the air duct to become loose.

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December 1, 2020 190000 TIRES

BMW MAINTENANCE BOOKLET AND OEM TIRE MANUFACTURERS’ WARRANTIES: In efforts to provide a digital experience to our customers, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is proud to announce a digital version of both the BMW Maintenance Booklet and B

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December 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column.

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January 1, 2021 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) UNIT DOES NOT RESPOND AFTER PROGRAMMING: After programming the vehicle using ISTA, the DSC control unit does not respond. Or:In the case of a BMW Remote Software Upgrade, the customer gets a Check Control mes

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?PROGRAM HEAD UNIT: Satellite radio content is not available over IP, this does not affect channels received over satellite.

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?GESTURE CONTROL UNINTENDED OPERATION: The Gesture camera inadvertently detects movement and performs unintended operations.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?NO PREVIEW IMAGES DISPLAYED IN THE REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT: The rear seat entertainment screens do not display any preview images at times.

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November 1, 2020 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

ACTIVE CRUISE CONTROL – UNEXPECTED DECELERATION: Vehicle slows down (decelerates) unexpectedly while Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go (ACC) function is activated.

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display.

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November 1, 2020 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display.

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

HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display.

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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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October 1, 2020 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

DWA ANTI-THEFT ALARM ACTIVATES FOR NO APPARENT REASON: The alarm system is activated due to no apparent external or internal influence. Sensitivity of internally installed tilt alarm sensor in the alarm system (DWA).

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October 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

GROANING NOISE DURING HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT OF THE ELECTRIC STEERING COLUMN: A groaning type noise is heard during the height adjustment.

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November 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

SURROUND VIEW – PARKING VIEW IMAGES DISPLAYED INCORRECTLY: After programming and shifting into reverse, there may be various sporadic concerns regarding the rearview camera and the surround view (top view) camera images in the CID (Central

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column.

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December 1, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ILLUMINATED WITH FAULT MEMORY CDC152: The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated in the instrument cluster. The vehicles has no operating failures; only the MIL is illuminated.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?BMW DIGITAL KEY CARD IS NOT DETECTED WHEN PLACED ON THE NFC TRAY: The customer may have the following complaints: The Digital Key Card cannot be activated on the NFC (near field communication) charging tray (the activation pop-up does not

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December 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

?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 s

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?GESTURE CONTROL UNINTENDED OPERATION: The Gesture camera inadvertently detects movement and performs unintended operations.

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December 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

?NO PREVIEW IMAGES DISPLAYED IN THE REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT: The rear seat entertainment screens do not display any preview images at times.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?PROGRAM HEAD UNIT: Satellite radio content is not available over IP, this does not affect channels received over satellite.

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TOP VIEW CAMERA: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). When the vehicle is parked in a parking spot with line markings, it is clearly noticed in the CID that the lines are no

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November 1, 2020 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

TOP VIEW CAMERA: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). When the vehicle is parked in a parking spot with line markings, it is clearly noticed in the CID that the lines are no

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October 1, 2020 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

DWA ANTI-THEFT ALARM ACTIVATES FOR NO APPARENT REASON: The alarm system is activated due to no apparent external or internal influence. Sensitivity of internally installed tilt alarm sensor in the alarm system (DWA).

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October 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

GROANING NOISE DURING HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT OF THE ELECTRIC STEERING COLUMN: A groaning type noise is heard during the height adjustment.

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

GROANING NOISE DURING HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT OF THE ELECTRIC STEERING COLUMN: A groaning type noise is heard during the height adjustment.

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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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September 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

GROANING NOISE DURING HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT OF THE ELECTRIC STEERING COLUMN: A groaning type noise is heard during the height adjustment.

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. This can occur w

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. This can occur w

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April 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. This can occur w

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September 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

FAILURE OF THE ELECTRIC STEERING COLUMN ADJUSTMENT AT HIGHER CABIN TEMPERATURE: Electric steering column adjustment fails when interior cabin temperatures rise above 122 degrees F (e.g., parked outdoors on hot day). Faulty self-diagnosis of

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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. If one or more of the following components need

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August 1, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. If one or more of the following components need

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August 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. If one or more of the following components need

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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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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column. Note: Opening, closing and starting via t

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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Remote control functionality is restored by pressing any of the key buttons or by removing and reinstalling the remote control key

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 10) replaces SI B72 04 17 dated September 2019. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passeng

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April 1, 2020 151400 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 10) replaces SI B72 04 17 dated September 2019. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passeng

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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HEAD UNIT RESETS WHEN NAVIGATION IS USED IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS: The head unit resets sporadically causing the CID to turn black and then starts up again after a short time with the message “Start navigation system”. This only occurs during n

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April 1, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 19 19 dated May 2019. Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Remote control functionality is restored by pr

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April 1, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 19 19 dated May 2019. Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Remote control functionality is restored by pr

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 6) replaces SI B66 08 17 dated January 2020. Sporadically when the rear view camera is activated no image appears in the display. The rear view camera can

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 6) replaces SI B66 08 17 dated January 2020. Sporadically when the rear view camera is activated no image appears in the display. The rear view camera can

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August 1, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

DOORS WILL NOT COMPLETELY LATCH: One or more doors will not completely latch or will open to the first stage at times. The door lock strikers may be misadjusted.

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REMOTE 3D VIEW NOT AVAILABLE: Remote 3D View cannot be launched In the BMW ConnectedDrive App. Software error in the Advanced Telematics Module 2 (ATM2).

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE: The BMW ConnectedDrive services are not available for an extended period. This may include: Calls in the BMW Assistance app (Concierge Service) Vehicle data and status in the BMW ConnectedDrive

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE CROSSING TRAFFIC WARNING WHILEPARKING: The check control message (CCM) “Crossing traffic warning. It is possible to continue driving” can appear when parking. This can occur when the vehicle is parked too close to adja

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May 1, 2020 200000 WHEELS

JERKING OR SHUDDERING FROM THE DRIVELINE (XDRIVE TRANSFER CASE ATX13-X): There is a jerking or shuddering during either or both of the following: Cornering or accelerating from low speeds Driving with low to medium loads There are no warnin

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May 1, 2020 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

JERKING OR SHUDDERING FROM THE DRIVELINE (XDRIVE TRANSFER CASE ATX13-X): There is a jerking or shuddering during either or both of the following: Cornering or accelerating from low speeds Driving with low to medium loads There are no warnin

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TRUNK LOCK SWITCH INSIDE THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT IS MISSING: The trunk lock switch (“hotel”/valet switch) is missing in the glove compartment. This switch decouples the trunklid from the central locking system so that the trunklid cannot be o

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TRUNK LOCK SWITCH INSIDE THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT IS MISSING: The trunk lock switch (“hotel”/valet switch) is missing in the glove compartment. This switch decouples the trunklid from the central locking system so that the trunklid cannot be o

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May 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SURROUND VIEW WRONG VEHICLE DISPLAYED AFTER PROGRAMMING: After programming the wrong vehicle model is displayed in the Central Information Display (CID) when the Surround View is activated.

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May 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TRUNK LOCK SWITCH INSIDE THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT IS MISSING: The trunk lock switch (“hotel”/valet switch) is missing in the glove compartment. This switch decouples the trunklid from the central locking system so that the trunklid cannot be o

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May 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TRUNK LOCK SWITCH INSIDE THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT IS MISSING: The trunk lock switch (“hotel”/valet switch) is missing in the glove compartment. This switch decouples the trunklid from the central locking system so that the trunklid cannot be o

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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 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: The audio source, radio station, or music track cannot be changed using the MFL. Normal functionality may possibly return after a sleep cycle or a battery reset. This affec

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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 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

DWA ANTI-THEFT ALARM ACTIVATES FOR NO APPARENT REASON: The alarm system is activated due to no apparent external or internal influence. Sensitivity of internally installed tilt alarm sensor in the alarm system (DWA).

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July 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE APPS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER PROGRAMMING: After programming vehicle with “20-03” software, BMW ConnecedDrive apps are no longer available in the head unit. Software in the Head Unit High (HU-H3).

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December 1, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

SERVICE ACTION: CHECKING THE THRUST WASHER AND THE REAR AXLE ANTI-ROLL BAR. On vehicles with an incorrect setting of the thrust washer contact between the thrust washer and the sway bar may occur over time. This can lead to corrosion and br

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December 1, 2019 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

INCORRECT CONDITION BASED SERVICE DATA FOR BRAKE FLUID SERVICE. “Brake fluid service due since 12/2001” is displayed in the instrument cluster although the vehicle is only a maximum of 1 year old. Software error in the KOMBI (Instrument Cl

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January 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

THE MIL IS ILLUMINATED WITH OXYGEN SENSOR FAULTS STORED: One of the following faults may be stored in the digital motor electronics (DME) either as part of diagnosing a different issue; and/or an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL)

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

THE MIL IS ILLUMINATED WITH OXYGEN SENSOR FAULTS STORED: One of the following faults may be stored in the digital motor electronics (DME) either as part of diagnosing a different issue; and/or an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL)

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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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DME FAULT MEMORY ENTRY FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B12 04 19 dated February 2019. Technicians may notice this fault logged during a diagnostic session: Fault code: Control module: Fa

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December 1, 2019 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REMAINS DARK AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE: Instrument cluster remains dark after starting the vehicle. After a restart normal functionality is restored. Software error in the KOMBI (Instrument Cluster).

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REMOTE 3D VIEW NOT AVAILABLE: Remote 3D View cannot be launched In the BMW ConnectedDrive App. Software error in the Advanced Telematics Module 2 (ATM2).

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE: The BMW ConnectedDrive services are not available for an extended period. This may include: Calls in the BMW Assistance app (Concierge Service) Vehicle data and status in the BMW ConnectedDrive

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January 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 5) replaces SI B66 08 17 dated March 2018. Sporadically when the rear view camera is activated no image appears in the display. The rear view camera can be

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January 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 5) replaces SI B66 08 17 dated March 2018. Sporadically when the rear view camera is activated no image appears in the display. The rear view camera can be

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December 1, 2019 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

DOOR LATCHING COMPLAINTS IN COLD WEATHER: Below freezing ambient temperatures: One or more doors (front or rear) may not open when attempting to enter or After opening they may not correctly latch A leaking seal on the outer Bowden release

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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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