2019 BMW X3

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

8 Recalls for 2019 BMW X3

Recall Date Component Summary
July 8, 2021 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i and 2019 X4 xDrive30i, and X4 M40i vehicles. The front passenger seat occupant classification system may have been improperly assembled, which could result in the misclassification of the seat as unoccupied, and deactivate the front air bag.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the seat foam, which includes the occupant classification system, free of charge. Owners notification letters are expected to be mailed August 30, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

February 19, 2021 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA | BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2021 X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i, X3M, X4 xDrive30i, X4 M40i, M550i, X4M, X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i, X5M, X5 M50i, X7 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive50i, X7 M50i, Alpina XB7, 330i, 330i xDrive, M340i, M340i xDrive, and 8 Series Coupe, Convertible and Grand Coupe, 840i, 840i xDrive, M850i xDrive, M8, 2020-2021 530e, 530e xDrive, 330e, 330e xDrive, 745Le, 745Le xDrive, X5 xDrive45e, X3 xDrive30e, X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 xDrive50i, X6 M50i, X6M, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, M550i xDrive, M5, 740i, 740Li, 740Li xDrive, M760i Drive, M760Li xDrive, 750Li xDrive Alpina, Alpina B7 xDrive, and 2021 4 Series Coupe 430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive Vehicles.

When shifting into Reverse, a small portion of the rearview image may be obscured, or the screen may not illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, “Rear Visibility.”

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rearview camera software and update it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 12, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

March 18, 2020 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 X4 xDrive30i and X4 M40i, and 2018-2020 X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i, and X3M vehicles. The instrument panel casing may not have been tightened properly to the passenger air bag.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the instrument panel casing, free of charge. The recall began May 15, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

July 31, 2019 SEATS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 X3 sDrive30i, xDrive30i and M40i and 2019 X4 xDrive30i and M40i vehicles. The front seatback frames may have been improperly welded, allowing the seatback to unexpectedly fold forward or rearward.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seats, free of charge. The recall began September 27, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service 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.

April 10, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i, and X4 M40i vehicles. The instrument panel assembly may have been improperly manufactured, possibly affecting the deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the instrument panel assembly, free of charge. The recall began June 3, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

June 6, 2018 LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: STEERING ASSIST

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i, X3 sDrive30i, and X3 M40i vehicles equipped with the “Active Lane Keeping Assistant” option. The steering wheel may be incompatible with the lane keeping assistant function and may not detect if the driver’s hands are off the wheel.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering wheel, replacing it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 19, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

July 6, 2018 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i and certain 2019 X4 xDrive30i and X4 M40i vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have an insufficient coating, potentially reducing rear brake performance.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the rear brake circuit, free of charge. The recall began August 31, 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 2019 BMW X3

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45 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2019 BMW X3

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11268819
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11412910
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS
ODI Number: 11406848
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11399252
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11398202
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11361650
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11375995
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11338358
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11322192
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11318572
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11312051
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11307026
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11300465
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11298638
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11290643
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11288012
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11288182
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11289192
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11287780
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11287126
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11282723
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11280429
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245139
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE
ODI Number: 11243130
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11244804
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11243042
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11243509
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11243882
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11244025
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11232884
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11268819
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11255435
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11209562
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
ODI Number: 11205853
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11205139
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11202802
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11203708
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11228884
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11229039
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11218877
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11210576
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11182646
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11181661
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11292400
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11361316
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0 Investigations for 2019 BMW X3

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374 Service Alerts for 2019 BMW X3

Date Description
May 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The Check Control message below appears even though the coolant level is not below minimum when the engine is cold. Check Control message (ID 166): Top up coolant.

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May 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The Check Control message below appears even though the coolant level is not below minimum when the engine is cold. Check Control message (ID 166): Top up coolant.

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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 118320 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:DRIVER MONITORING:CAMERA/SENSOR

The functionality of the right front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the “Driving Assistance” Check Control Message.

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May 1, 2022 118420 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:BLINDSPOT:SENSORS

The functionality of the right front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the “Driving Assistance” Check Control Message.

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May 1, 2022 118520 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:PARKING ASSIST:SENSORS

The functionality of the right front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the “Driving Assistance” Check Control Message.

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May 1, 2022 118620 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:HUD:CAMERA/SENSOR

The functionality of the right front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the “Driving Assistance” Check Control Message.

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May 1, 2022 118820 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:HILL DESCENT ASSIST:SENSOR

The functionality of the right front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the “Driving Assistance” Check Control Message.

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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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May 1, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin outlines known areas of possible functional issues, operational noise, or wind noise for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting complaints pertaining to the doors, windows, and mi

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective January 11, 2022) on a small number of Model Year 2022 BMW vehicles that were produced between December 23, 2021 and January 4, 2022. Due to a production failure, the control unit was assembled w

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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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February 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph. The noise is loudest when the sunroof is in the vent position.

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February 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph. The noise is loudest when the sunroof is in the vent position.

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February 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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February 1, 2022 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph. The noise is loudest when the sunroof is in the vent position.

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective January 11, 2022) on a small number of Model Year 2022 BMW vehicles that were produced between December 23, 2021 and January 4, 2022. Do not deliver to a customer, a New, Certified Pre-Owned o

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April 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Sport mode is not displayed correctly in the instrument cluster. Instead of a red background in sport mode, the background is displayed in blue (like in Eco Pro mode). Software in the instrument cluster (Kombi).

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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 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

No actuation of front and rear windscreen wipers is possible.

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April 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

48 V battery may become totally discharged, and possible replacement needed.

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April 1, 2022 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

The customer complains that under moderate throttle application or on deceleration after throttle application, a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is displayed in the instrument cluster.

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March 1, 2022 220000 SEATS

Milky-white stains (discolorations) in the leather are observed in the second-row seat bottom, backrests and/or headrests. Refer to attachment for details. This only affects vehicles with the Merino leather.

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March 1, 2022 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective March 28, 2022) on certain Model Year 2022 BMW vehicles that were produced between February 28, 2022 and March 8, 2022 because the torsion struts were not installed at the plant.

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March 1, 2022 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph. The noise is loudest when the sunroof is in the vent position.

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March 1, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph. The noise is loudest when the sunroof is in the vent position.

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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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January 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Temporary black screen in the instrument cluster.

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January 1, 2022 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Temporary black screen in the instrument cluster.

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January 1, 2022 104000 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

DELIVERY STOP: REPLACE CONTROL UNIT TRANSFER CASE. Due to a production failure, the control unit was assembled with a capcitator instead of a resistor.

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January 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DELIVERY STOP: REPLACE CONTROL UNIT TRANSFER CASE. Due to a production failure, the control unit was assembled with a capcitator instead of a resistor.

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

Wi-Fi Hotspot is missing and inoperable.

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December 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Wi-Fi Hotspot is missing and inoperable.

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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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December 1, 2021 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

This bulletin outlines known areas of possible water entry, operational noise, or wind noise for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting complaints from the roof area.

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December 1, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin outlines known areas of possible water entry, operational noise, or wind noise for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting complaints from the roof area.

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December 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

Milky-white stains (discolorations) in the leather are observed in the second-row seat bottom, backrests and/or headrests.

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Milky-white stains (discolorations) in the leather are observed in the second-row seat bottom, backrests and/or headrests.

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November 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The customer complains that under moderate throttle application or on deceleration after throttle application, a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is displayed in the instrument cluster.

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The customer complains that under moderate throttle application or on deceleration after throttle application, a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is displayed in the instrument cluster.

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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

???Due to an unfavorable operating point primarily in the low-end torque range, the fuel vapor scavenging that takes place in that range may result in incorrect detection of a mixture that is too rich. As a result, an incorrect mixture adap

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November 1, 2021 061560 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:PRESSURE/TEMPERATURE SENSOR

The BMW Gesture Control function may fail permanently as a result of high temperature fluctuations.

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November 1, 2021 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

After replacing the microfilter during a previous service, the customer notices that the ventilation system airflow rate is noticeably less.

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November 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

After replacing the microfilter during a previous service, the customer notices that the ventilation system airflow rate is noticeably less.

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Only warm air comes out of the vents despite the air conditioning being switched on. The status indicator LED on the air conditioning control panel (IHKA) lights up green.

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective October 15, 2021) on certain Model Year 2022 BMW vehicles that were produced between September 28, 2021 and October 8, 2021. The issue involves the Active Crash Safety Module (ACSM) sensor.

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November 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective October 15, 2021) on certain Model Year 2022 BMW vehicles that were produced between September 28, 2021 and October 8, 2021. The issue involves the Active Crash Safety Module (ACSM) sensor.

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November 1, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective October 15, 2021) on certain Model Year 2022 BMW vehicles that were produced between September 28, 2021 and October 8, 2021. The issue involves the Active Crash Safety Module (ACSM) sensor.

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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 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

This situation can result in 2 customer complaints: 1. Wind noise, and 2. Excess water entry.

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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 121540 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS:BULBS

?DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. The connection between the LED module and light tube inside the headlight is damaged.

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

?INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY SHAKES-SHIFTS TO THE LEFT: The Instrument cluster intermittently flickers, shakes and has shifted to the left. The fault is resolved once the vehicle goes into sleep mode. The fault can reoccur at any point.

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December 1, 2020 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

?INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY SHAKES-SHIFTS TO THE LEFT: The Instrument cluster intermittently flickers, shakes and has shifted to the left. The fault is resolved once the vehicle goes into sleep mode. The fault can reoccur at any point.

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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

REMOTE CONTROL KEY OR BMW DISPLAY KEY BUTTONS NOT WORKING: The buttons on the remote-control key or BMW display key are not working, not allowing to unlock the vehicle and the tailgate or trunk compartment. Also, the buttons on a spare key

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUNROOF NOT INITIALIZED: The sunroof will not operate and has the following fault codes stored: 030215 – SHD: invalid characteristic curve, no standardization exists and 030220 – SHD: System not standardized and 030295 – invalid characteri

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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 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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September 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When charging the vehicle with an Occasional Use Charger (OUC) after previously using a Wallbox charger,the selected charging current might not be displayed correctly in the instrument cluster.

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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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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

Check control message (CCM-ID 49) “You can continue driving. Drivetrain”. In addition, the following information is shown on the Central Information Display (CID): “You can continue to drive. No roadside assistance necessary. To avoid subs

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July 1, 2021 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

After replacing the microfilter during a previous service, the customer notices that the ventilation system airflow rate is noticeably less. This leads to perceived lower cooling power. The customer may also notice that external odors enter

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July 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

After replacing the microfilter during a previous service, the customer notices that the ventilation system airflow rate is noticeably less. This leads to perceived lower cooling power. The customer may also notice that external odors enter

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July 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

After replacing the microfilter during a previous service, the customer notices that the ventilation system airflow rate is noticeably less. This leads to perceived lower cooling power. The customer may also notice that external odors enter

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January 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Software in the

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January 1, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

FRONY DOOR PANEL LED FAILURES: The LED light on the front door is not working. Due to the orientation of the LED module, moisture may enter the LED module, causing corrosion.

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January 1, 2021 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

FRONY DOOR PANEL LED FAILURES: The LED light on the front door is not working. Due to the orientation of the LED module, moisture may enter the LED module, causing corrosion.

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January 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

FRONY DOOR PANEL LED FAILURES: The LED light on the front door is not working. Due to the orientation of the LED module, moisture may enter the LED module, causing corrosion.

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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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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 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 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 total electrically driven miles are lost/reset after the vehicle is programmed. This does not affect the total vehicle odometer reading.

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The total electrically driven miles are lost/reset after the vehicle is programmed. This does not affect the total vehicle odometer reading.

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June 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The total electrically driven miles are lost/reset after the vehicle is programmed. This does not affect the total vehicle odometer reading.

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June 1, 2021 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Some of the vehicles listed above which were initially identified as requiring Recall Campaign 20V-601 – HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY to be performed and completed are now no longer included in this Recall.

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some of the vehicles listed above which were initially identified as requiring Recall Campaign 20V-601 – HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY to be performed and completed are now no longer included in this Recall.

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some of the vehicles listed above which were initially identified as requiring Recall Campaign 20V-601 – HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY to be performed and completed are now no longer included in this Recall.

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

After replacing the microfilter during a previous service, the customer notices that the ventilation system airflow rate is noticeably less. This leads to perceived lower cooling power. The customer may also notice that external odors enter

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

After replacing the microfilter during a previous service, the customer notices that the ventilation system airflow rate is noticeably less. This leads to perceived lower cooling power. The customer may also notice that external odors enter

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June 1, 2021 163100 STRUCTURE:INTERIOR PANELS:DASHBOARD

After replacing the microfilter during a previous service, the customer notices that the ventilation system airflow rate is noticeably less. This leads to perceived lower cooling power. The customer may also notice that external odors enter

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

On rare occasions during an engine oil service, the BMW Original (Genuine) engine oil filter insert is either difficult to remove or breaks apart in the oil filter housing.

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June 1, 2021 061520 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:FILTER/SCREEN

On rare occasions during an engine oil service, the BMW Original (Genuine) engine oil filter insert is either difficult to remove or breaks apart in the oil filter housing.

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May 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

B58 ENGINE: ENGINE OIL FILTER REMOVAL PROCEDURE AND TOOLS . A. For the B58 engines, a BMW Oil Catch special tool for use in conjunction with removing the engine oilfilter insert is now available.

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

B58 ENGINE: ENGINE OIL FILTER REMOVAL PROCEDURE AND TOOLS . A. For the B58 engines, a BMW Oil Catch special tool for use in conjunction with removing the engine oilfilter insert is now available.

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May 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

B58 ENGINE: ENGINE OIL FILTER REMOVAL PROCEDURE AND TOOLS . A. For the B58 engines, a BMW Oil Catch special tool for use in conjunction with removing the engine oilfilter insert is now available.

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May 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

B58 ENGINE: ENGINE OIL FILTER REMOVAL PROCEDURE AND TOOLS . A. For the B58 engines, a BMW Oil Catch special tool for use in conjunction with removing the engine oilfilter insert is now available.

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April 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

GLOVE BOX COVER: It is possible that an out-of-specification glove compartment cover on the passenger side was installed.

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

WHISTLING NOISE COMING FROM FRESH AIR INLET (ENGINE COMPARTMENT): A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph.

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April 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

WHISTLING NOISE COMING FROM FRESH AIR INLET (ENGINE COMPARTMENT): A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph.

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April 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

AMBIENT LIGHT TUBE COLOR DIFFERENCES: The intensity or light throughout the door panel lighting strips is not consistent. Some spots are brighter than others.

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April 1, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

AMBIENT LIGHT TUBE COLOR DIFFERENCES: The intensity or light throughout the door panel lighting strips is not consistent. Some spots are brighter than others.

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY SHAKES-SHIFTS TO THE LEFT: The Instrument cluster intermittently flickers, shakes and has shifted to the left.

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March 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

WHISTLING NOISE COMING FROM FRESH AIR INLET (ENGINE COMPARTMENT): A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph.

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March 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED: The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. .

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March 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED: The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. .

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March 1, 2021 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above.

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March 1, 2021 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUNROOF NOT INITIALIZED: During operation, the sunroof may have lost initialization due to extended activation of the switch.

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

GLOVE BOX COVER: BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop on a small number of Model Year 2021 BMW X3 SAV and X4 SAC vehicles that were produced on February 3, 2021.

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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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February 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

COMBUSTION CONTROL VALVE LIFT AT IDLE: The vehicle will run rough or hesitate when accelerating from a stationary position.

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January 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

FRONY DOOR PANEL LED FAILURES: The LED light on the front door is not working. Due to the orientation of the LED module, moisture may enter the LED module, causing corrosion.

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January 1, 2021 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

FRONY DOOR PANEL LED FAILURES: The LED light on the front door is not working. Due to the orientation of the LED module, moisture may enter the LED module, causing corrosion.

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January 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Software in the

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January 1, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Software in the

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January 1, 2021 200000 WHEELS

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Software in the

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January 1, 2021 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Software in the

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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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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY CONDITION VERIFICATION (20V-601): After additional in-depth research and analysis of the corresponding data for these vehicles, we can safely conclude that the issue identified in Recall Campaign 20V-601 has been satisf

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY CONDITION VERIFICATION (20V-601): After additional in-depth research and analysis of the corresponding data for these vehicles, we can safely conclude that the issue identified in Recall Campaign 20V-601 has been satisf

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Potential causes include: Faulty upper air

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October 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

INCREASED STEERING EFFORT WITH CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): During multiple vehicle steering maneuvering or extended time at steering end stops (i.e. “full lock”), the check control message (CCM) “Increased steering effort, drive moderately

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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 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

?DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. The connection between the LED module and light tube inside the headlight is damaged.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY SHAKES-SHIFTS TO THE LEFT: The Instrument cluster intermittently flickers, shakes and has shifted to the left. The fault is resolved once the vehicle goes into sleep mode. The fault can reoccur at any point.

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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

REMOTE CONTROL KEY OR BMW DISPLAY KEY BUTTONS NOT WORKING: The buttons on the remote-control key or BMW display key are not working, not allowing to unlock the vehicle and the tailgate or trunk compartment. Also, the buttons on a spare key

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December 1, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

SUNROOF NOT INITIALIZED: The sunroof will not operate and has the following fault codes stored: 030215 – SHD: invalid characteristic curve, no standardization exists and 030220 – SHD: System not standardized and 030295 – invalid characteri

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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 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 160000 STRUCTURE

FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS: LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150,000 MILES: Component-Specific Limited Warranty Extension This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. This coverage

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October 1, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Potential causes include: Faulty upper air

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Potential causes include: Faulty upper air

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Potential causes include: Faulty upper air

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October 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Potential causes include: Faulty upper air

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October 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

INCREASED STEERING EFFORT WITH CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): During multiple vehicle steering maneuvering or extended time at steering end stops (i.e. “full lock”), the check control message (CCM) “Increased steering effort, drive moderately

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

INCREASED STEERING EFFORT WITH CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): During multiple vehicle steering maneuvering or extended time at steering end stops (i.e. “full lock”), the check control message (CCM) “Increased steering effort, drive moderately

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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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June 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s).

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B63 04 18 dated January 2019. One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. The connection between the LED module

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April 1, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B63 04 18 dated January 2019. One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. The connection between the LED module

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April 1, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B63 04 18 dated January 2019. One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. The connection between the LED module

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April 1, 2020 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

DIGITAL SPEEDOMETER MISSING FROM THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AFTER PROGRAMMING DIGITAL SPEEDOMETER MISSING FROM THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AFTER PROGRAMMING: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B62 07 19 dated June 2019. The d

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September 1, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated.

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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

EME GROUND CONNECTION MONITORING FAULTS: Check Control message (CCM ID 794): “Drive. Check as soon as possible” illuminates. Increased ground cable contact resistance at Electrical Machine Electronics (EME) due to corrosion/oxidation.

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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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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 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

KNOCKING NOISE FROM WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR: When driving over uneven pavement or cobblestones a knocking noise is present from the passenger side front area (A pillar). Once the vehicle is driven on a flat even surface; the noise is no long

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

KNOCKING NOISE FROM WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR: When driving over uneven pavement or cobblestones a knocking noise is present from the passenger side front area (A pillar). Once the vehicle is driven on a flat even surface; the noise is no long

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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 020000 SUSPENSION

G01 WIND NOISE DIAGNOSIS: Customer complaint of hissing or wind noise present in the interior of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph. CAUSE The following areas and defects may cause this complaint: 1. A pillar gutter trim not correctly insta

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April 1, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

G01 WIND NOISE DIAGNOSIS: Customer complaint of hissing or wind noise present in the interior of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph. CAUSE The following areas and defects may cause this complaint: 1. A pillar gutter trim not correctly insta

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April 1, 2020 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

G01 WIND NOISE DIAGNOSIS: Customer complaint of hissing or wind noise present in the interior of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph. CAUSE The following areas and defects may cause this complaint: 1. A pillar gutter trim not correctly insta

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

G01 WIND NOISE DIAGNOSIS: Customer complaint of hissing or wind noise present in the interior of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph. CAUSE The following areas and defects may cause this complaint: 1. A pillar gutter trim not correctly insta

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

UNINTENDED HATCH ACTIVATION AFTER CONVERSION: The hatch may unintentionally open.

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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 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

DME FC 21A02D – COMBUSTION CONTROL: VALVE LIFT AT IDLE This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B12 13 18 dated September 2019. The vehicle will run rough or hesitate when accelerating from a stationary position.

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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

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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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY SHAKES-SHIFTS TO THE LEFT: The Instrument cluster intermittently flickers, shakes and has shifted to the left. The fault is resolved once the vehicle goes into sleep mode.

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DELIVERY STOP – HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY: Please do not charge the vehicle high-voltage battery until further notice. There may be a potential issue in the welding process of the HV-modules.

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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

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACE RIGHT FRONT SHORT RANGE RADAR SENSOR (SRR): The functionality of the right front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the Driving Assistance Check Control Message.

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACE LEFT FRONT SHORT RANGE RADAR SENSOR (SRR): The functionality of the left front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the Driving Assistance Check Control Message.

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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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April 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DELIVERY STOP – REPLACE HIGH-PRESSURE PUMP: Due to an assembly error the flange bolts for the high-pressure pump did not have the proper tightening torque applied.

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May 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Potential causes include: Faulty upper air f

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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

DEACTIVATION OF THE INTERIOR MOVEMENT DETECTOR/TILT ALARM SENSOR IS NOT POSSIBLE: Customer complains that the interior movement detector and the tilt alarm sensor system cannot be deactivated by pressing the lock button on the remote contro

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May 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

B58C AND B58M ENGINES ENGINE OIL FILTER INSERT IS DIFFICULT TO REMOVE – REMOVAL: On rare occasions during an engine oil service the BMW Original (Genuine) engine oil filter insert is either difficult to remove or breaks apart in the oil fil

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May 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS – LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150000: A check engine light or check control message is present for the active air flaps behind the kidney grilles. The potential component-related causes of these faults

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May 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS – LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150000: A check engine light or check control message is present for the active air flaps behind the kidney grilles. The potential component-related causes of these faults

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May 1, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS – LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150000: A check engine light or check control message is present for the active air flaps behind the kidney grilles. The potential component-related causes of these faults

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April 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ERRONEOUS ELECTRIC FAN FUNCTION FAULT STORED IN THE DME: The following faults may be erroneously stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME): Fault code: Control module: Fault code text: 1A2806 DME Electric fan function: limited operation

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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

SURROUND VIEW VEHICLE IMAGE DISPLAYED IS INACCURATE: When Surround View is activated the vehicle image displayed in the Central Information Display (CID) contains inaccurate details.

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May 1, 2020 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area. This bull

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May 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area. This bull

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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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October 1, 2020 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS: LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150,000 MILES: Component-Specific Limited Warranty Extension This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. This coverage

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: Potential causes include: Faulty upper air flap actuator (G01, G02, G12, G30, G32) Faulty lower air flap assembly (G01, G02, G12, G30, G32) Software error in the DME affecting the upper flap (G01,

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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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June 1, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

TOP VIEW CAMERA: IMAGE IS MISALIGNED: 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

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June 1, 2020 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). When the vehicle is parked in a parking spot with line markings, it is clearly noticed in the CID

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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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October 1, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

ACTIVE PARK DISTANCE CONTROL (PDC): UNDESIRED BRAKING. This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 17 19 dated August 2019. What’s New: Procedure – changed ISTA version. The vehicle applies the brakes on its own when reve

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October 1, 2019 103300 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE GEAR SELECTOR SWITCH (GWS). The functional lighting and/or locator lighting on the shifter selector lever (aka gear selector switch GWS) may flicker over time, or intermittently not illuminate. The GWS may not ha

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December 1, 2019 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

TOP VIEW CAMERA: IMAGE IS MISALIGNED. 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 t

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December 1, 2019 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). When the vehicle is parked in a parking spot with line markings it is clearly noticed in the CID t

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December 1, 2019 010000 STEERING

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Software in the vi

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December 1, 2019 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Software in the vi

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

NO AUDIO IS AVAILABLE FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 SECONDS AFTER HEAD UNIT START UP: After programming vehicle no audio is available for approximately 30 seconds after head unit start-up. Fault code B7F490 “Control unit reset” is present in the RAM

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November 1, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

NO AUDIO IS AVAILABLE FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 SECONDS AFTER HEAD UNIT START UP: After programming vehicle no audio is available for approximately 30 seconds after head unit start-up. Fault code B7F490 “Control unit reset” is present in the RAM

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November 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

NO AUDIO IS AVAILABLE FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 SECONDS AFTER HEAD UNIT START UP: After programming vehicle no audio is available for approximately 30 seconds after head unit start-up. Fault code B7F490 “Control unit reset” is present in the RAM

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November 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ENGINE SPEED DEPENDENT NOISE DURING AUDIO PLAYBACK: Integration level updated. There is an engine speed-dependent noise heard through the speakers during audio playback. Software error in the Receiver Audio Module (RAM) control unit.

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

ENGINE SPEED DEPENDENT NOISE DURING AUDIO PLAYBACK: Integration level updated. There is an engine speed-dependent noise heard through the speakers during audio playback. Software error in the Receiver Audio Module (RAM) control unit.

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November 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

ENGINE SPEED DEPENDENT NOISE DURING AUDIO PLAYBACK: Integration level updated. There is an engine speed-dependent noise heard through the speakers during audio playback. Software error in the Receiver Audio Module (RAM) control unit.

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: Instrument Cluster (KOMBSP18) functions are intermittently inoperative including: On-board Computer (BC) button on turn signal stalk (BC button shown at left) Radio display

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November 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: Instrument Cluster (KOMBSP18) functions are intermittently inoperative including: On-board Computer (BC) button on turn signal stalk (BC button shown at left) Radio display

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

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: Instrument Cluster (KOMBSP18) functions are intermittently inoperative including: On-board Computer (BC) button on turn signal stalk (BC button shown at left) Radio display

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November 1, 2019 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 1, 2020 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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ENGINE OIL FILTER INSERT IS DIFFICULT TO REMOVE – REMOVAL: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B11 01 20 dated February 2020. On rare occasions during an engine oil service the BMW Original (Genuine) engine oil filter

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December 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ENGINE DOES NOT START BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES: Engine designation correction Parts availability Warranty. The engine will not start at temperatures below freezing. The starter does not turn and engage.

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December 1, 2019 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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December 1, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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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December 1, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS: LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150000 MILES. A check engine light or check control message is present and one or more of the following faults may be stored for the active air flaps behind the kidney grill

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December 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS: LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150000 MILES. A check engine light or check control message is present and one or more of the following faults may be stored for the active air flaps behind the kidney grill

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

COMPASS NO LONGER VISIBLE IN THE KOMBI AFTER PROGRAMMING: Integration level updated. Customer noticed that their compass display was deleted from the Instrument Cluster (KOMBI) after recent programming. It still appears in the CID widget d

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October 1, 2019 010000 STEERING

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING): STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG. LDW steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Software in the vibration actuator and /o

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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 010000 STEERING

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING): STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 21 19 dated December 2019. Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not stro

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January 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING): STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 21 19 dated December 2019. Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not stro

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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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September 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: This correction is to be used for all situations where the following fault codes are stored: 138402 279B00 138220 13820D 13820E.

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September 1, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

Front Suspension Ride Height Has Dropped: The front suspension ride height has dropped on one or both sides due to overload. This is caused by driving over obstacles (e.g. potholes) or an impact severe enough for the front spring strut damp

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August 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DME FC 21A02D – COMBUSTION CONTROL: VALVE LIFT AT IDLE This Service Information Bulletin (Revision #2) replaces SI B12 13 18 dated May 2018. Correction software level updated Procedure text changes made due to an ISTA/D test plan name chang

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August 1, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

ACTIVE PARK DISTANCE CONTROL (PDC): UNDESIRED BRAKING. The vehicle applies the brakes on its own when reversing onto an inclined roadway or driveway. This applies only to the situation where the Active PDC option is activated via the iDrive

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August 1, 2019 283100 BACK OVER PREVENTION: AUTOMATIC SYSTEM BRAKING

ACTIVE PARK DISTANCE CONTROL (PDC): UNDESIRED BRAKING. The vehicle applies the brakes on its own when reversing onto an inclined roadway or driveway. This applies only to the situation where the Active PDC option is activated via the iDrive

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August 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

DELIVERY STOP: GEAR SELECTOR SWITCH.

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August 1, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

ACTIVE PARK DISTANCE CONTROL (PDC): UNDESIRED BRAKING. The vehicle applies the brakes on its own when reversing onto an inclined roadway or driveway. This applies only to the situation where the Active PDC option is activated via the iDrive

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

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

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September 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

JUNCTION BOX REAR FAULT STORED IN BODY DOMAIN CONTROLLER: Fault code 804075 “JBR_LIN: relay 30F1-status contradiction” is stored in the Body Domain Controller (BDC). The fault entry has no effect is not noticeable in the customer perception

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September 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

JUNCTION BOX REAR FAULT STORED IN BODY DOMAIN CONTROLLER: Fault code 804075 “JBR_LIN: relay 30F1-status contradiction” is stored in the Body Domain Controller (BDC). The fault entry has no effect is not noticeable in the customer perception

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September 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DELIVERY STOP: REPLACE THE GEAR SELECTOR SWITCH: The functional lighting and/or locator lighting on the Shifter selector lever (GWS) may flicker over time or intermittently not illuminate. The GEAR SELECTOR SWITCH may not have been produced

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September 1, 2019 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area.

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September 1, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area.

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

SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area.

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September 1, 2019 151600 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED: Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the safety belt is not fastened when the seat is actually unoccupied

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September 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DRIVERS ASSISTANCE SYSTEM: CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED. The Driver Assistance System limited warning message is displayed.

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

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

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

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

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April 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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April 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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August 1, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR. This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B51 21 19 dated August 2019. A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated with faults stored related to

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April 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE. Fault memory entry “B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting “is stored in the instrument cluster. Intermittently the Head-Up Display (HUD) may deactivate.

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April 1, 2019 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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

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

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March 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 1, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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April 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK THE TANK VENT VALVE LINE. In certain conditions the engine wiring harness may come in contact with the tank vent value line. Due to vibrations and oscillations the corrugated tubing of the engine wiring harness could w

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April 1, 2019 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

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

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

INFORMATION New information provided by this revision is preceded by this symbol. This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B84 02 14 dated September 2018.

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June 1, 2019 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 01 19 dated February 2019.

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June 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 01 19 dated February 2019.

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May 1, 2019 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

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

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May 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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May 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Service Information May 2019 Instruments B62 05 19 Technical Service COMPASS NO LONGER VISIBLE IN THE KOMBI AFTER PROGRAMMING. Customer noticed that their compass display was deleted from the Instrument Cluster (KOMBI) after recent programm

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May 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Service Information May 2019 Instruments B62 05 19 Technical Service COMPASS NO LONGER VISIBLE IN THE KOMBI AFTER PROGRAMMING. Customer noticed that their compass display was deleted from the Instrument Cluster (KOMBI) after recent programm

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June 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS.

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May 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DELIVERY STOP: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (DME). A Delivery Stop has been issued (effective May 16 2019) on certain Model Year 2016-2020 BMW vehicles that have been produced between June 19 2015 and April 17 2019. A software error within the Dig

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May 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DELIVERY STOP: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (DME). A Delivery Stop has been issued (effective May 16 2019) on certain Model Year 2016-2020 BMW vehicles that have been produced between June 19 2015 and April 17 2019. A software error within the Dig

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May 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS. The following messages are displayed in the Check Control (CC) display: Continued driving possible. Driving stabilization. Driving stabilization restricted driving stabilization.

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May 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS. The following messages are displayed in the Check Control (CC) display: Continued driving possible. Driving stabilization. Driving stabilization restricted driving stabilization.

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May 1, 2019 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS. The following messages are displayed in the Check Control (CC) display: Continued driving possible. Driving stabilization. Driving stabilization restricted driving stabilization.

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May 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ERRONEOUS ELECTRIC FAN FUNCTION FAULT STORED IN THE DME. The following faults may be erroneously stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME): And: There is no customer-facing vehicle symptom(s) or related check control message displayed.

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May 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

ERRONEOUS ELECTRIC FAN FUNCTION FAULT STORED IN THE DME. The following faults may be erroneously stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME): And: There is no customer-facing vehicle symptom(s) or related check control message displayed.

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May 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

FAULT 118002 – MIXTURE TOO RICH SETS DURING WINTER WITH COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following fault stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME). In the situation being described the fault

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May 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FAULT 118002 – MIXTURE TOO RICH SETS DURING WINTER WITH COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following fault stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME). In the situation being described the fault

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June 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE. Vehicle cannot be opened/locked or started via Comfort Access. Electrostatic charge puts the remote control key into a deep sleep.

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June 1, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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May 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

TELEMATICS CONTROL UNIT ACTIVATION VIA DCSNET FOR BMW ASSIST.

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

DIGITAL SPEEDOMETER MISSING FROM THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AFTER PROGRAMMING. The digital speed display from the left side of the gauges is missing in the Instrument Cluster (KOMBI) after ISTA 4.14.1x programming.

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May 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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April 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE. Fault memory entry “B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting “is stored in the instrument cluster. Intermittently the Head-Up Display (HUD) may deactivate.

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April 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE. Fault memory entry “B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting “is stored in the instrument cluster. Intermittently the Head-Up Display (HUD) may deactivate.

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

HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE. Fault memory entry “B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting “is stored in the instrument cluster. Intermittently the Head-Up Display (HUD) may deactivate.

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April 1, 2019 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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April 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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April 1, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK THE TANK VENT VALVE LINE. In certain conditions the engine wiring harness may come in contact with the tank vent value line. Due to vibrations and oscillations the corrugated tubing of the engine wiring harness could w

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April 1, 2019 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK THE TANK VENT VALVE LINE. In certain conditions the engine wiring harness may come in contact with the tank vent value line. Due to vibrations and oscillations the corrugated tubing of the engine wiring harness could w

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April 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK THE TANK VENT VALVE LINE. In certain conditions the engine wiring harness may come in contact with the tank vent value line. Due to vibrations and oscillations the corrugated tubing of the engine wiring harness could w

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April 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK THE TANK VENT VALVE LINE. In certain conditions the engine wiring harness may come in contact with the tank vent value line. Due to vibrations and oscillations the corrugated tubing of the engine wiring harness could w

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April 1, 2019 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

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

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April 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT COVER SUPPORT STRAP MISSING. The support strap used to secure the luggage compartment cover in the raised position may be missing.

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March 1, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT COVER SUPPORT STRAP MISSING. The support strap used to secure the luggage compartment cover in the raised position may be missing.

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March 1, 2019 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) HYDRAULIC UNIT. Abnormal noise from the DSC hydraulic unit during a DSC regulation. Noise will not affect the DSC operation during regulation Error in manufacturing process

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February 1, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE. One of the following complaints may be reported The engine runs erratically; The engine causes vibrations when running; Grinding noise from the engine compartment when engine is running.

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September 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?DISPLAY KEY IS NON-FUNCTIONAL. Display key is non-functional. Display key cannot be charged or switched on. Possibly defective display key.

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October 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened, when the seat is actually unoccupied.

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October 1, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened, when the seat is actually unoccupied.

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October 1, 2018 150000 SEAT BELTS

FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened, when the seat is actually unoccupied.

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October 1, 2018 135000 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE. Sporadically, when the rear view camera is activated, either via selecting reverse with the shift selector or by direct camera selection, no image appears in the display. Camera function returns afte

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October 1, 2018 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE. Sporadically, when the rear view camera is activated, either via selecting reverse with the shift selector or by direct camera selection, no image appears in the display. Camera function returns afte

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September 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: G01 (X3) REPLACE WARRANTY/MAINTENANCE INFORMATION BOOKLETS. Due to a pick error.

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November 1, 2018 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

EXCESS NOISE WHEN DEFROST BLOWER IS AT MAX. Loud, rushing, wind noise is heard from ventilation outlets when defroster blower is set at maximum speed. Software error in IHKA (Automatic Climate Control) module. Ventilation duct noise.

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November 1, 2018 130000 VISIBILITY

PANORAMIC SUNROOF DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE. The panoramic sunroof will not open or close. There are no faults stored for the panoramic sunroof. A software error in the Roof Function Center (FZD).

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November 1, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SEAT MEMORY SWITCH SPORADICALLY NOT FUNCTIONING. Selecting one of the saved seat positions (via the memory seat position switch on the door panel), fails to work. A saved seat position cannot be retrieved. The memory function works again af

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September 1, 2018 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

?DYNAMIC STABILTY CONTROL WARNING ON WITH LIMITED POWER STEERING ASSIST This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B34 09 16 dated January 2017 What’s New: ? This SIB is a complete revision of B34 09 16. Steering feels heavy (limited po

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February 1, 2018 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

PANORAMIC SUNROOF DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE. The panoramic sunroof will not open or close. The sunroof may only tilt with no other functions available. There are no faults stored for the panoramic sunroof. A software error in the Roof Function

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February 1, 2018 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

DELIVERY STOP REPLACE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) HYDRAULIC UNIT.

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February 1, 2018 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

DELIVERY STOP REPLACE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) HYDRAULIC UNIT.

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January 1, 2019 151600 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened.

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January 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FAULT CODE 804417 CAUSED BY THE REMOTE KEY. When a short test is performed as part of a workshop visit for an unrelated situation.

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January 1, 2019 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

TAILGATE LIGHT CRACKED. Cracks may be present in the rear lights mounted to the tailgate. Stress caused by an additional mounting bracket.

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January 1, 2019 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

PANORAMIC SUNROOF DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE. The panoramic sunroof will not open or close. The sunroof may only tilt with no other functions available. There are no faults stored for the panoramic sunroof. A software error in the Roof Function

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