2020 BMW 740i

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

1 Recalls for 2020 BMW 740i

Recall Date Component Summary
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.

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277 Service Alerts for 2020 BMW 740i

Date Description
May 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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May 1, 2022 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

Component specific limited warranty extension. This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. This coverage is subject to the same vehicle eligibility requirements, limitations and exclusi

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May 1, 2022 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

Component specific limited warranty extension. This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. This coverage is subject to the same vehicle eligibility requirements, limitations and exclusi

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May 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Component specific limited warranty extension. This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. This coverage is subject to the same vehicle eligibility requirements, limitations and exclusi

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May 1, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Component specific limited warranty extension. This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. This coverage is subject to the same vehicle eligibility requirements, limitations and exclusi

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May 1, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Note: Before performing a repair and submitting a claim, first confirm that the vehicle has the above Notice of Limited Warranty Extension in the DCSnet Warranty Inquiry Vehicle Comments section. If you have Extended Limited Warranty (ELW)

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May 1, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

Component specific limited warranty extension. This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. This coverage is subject to the same vehicle eligibility requirements, limitations and exclusi

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May 1, 2022 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Note: Before performing a repair and submitting a claim, first confirm that the vehicle has the above Notice of Limited Warranty Extension in the DCSnet Warranty Inquiry Vehicle Comments section. If you have Extended Limited Warranty (ELW)

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May 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS

The functionality of the right rear 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW AG is conducting a Voluntary Service Action on certain Model Year 2019-2020 BMW Plug-In HybridElectric (PHEV) vehicles that were produced between March 25, 2019, and October 17, 2020. Analyses of transmitted teleservice data indicate

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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 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

BMW AG is conducting a Voluntary Service Action on certain Model Year 2019-2020 BMW Plug-In Hybrid-Electric (PHEV) vehicles that were produced between March 25, 2019, and October 17, 2020.

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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 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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April 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 1, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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March 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 1, 2022 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

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

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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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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

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

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December 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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December 1, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

The customer states that the vehicle locks itself when the last door was closed, even though the remote control/display key was inside the vehicle.

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December 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The customer states that the vehicle locks itself when the last door was closed, even though the remote control/display key was inside the vehicle.

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November 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

A groaning type noise is heard during the height adjustment.

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November 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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September 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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September 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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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 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The sunroof will not operate in either direction.

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 1, 2021 033200 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

When starting the vehicle vehicle at standstill, various yellow Check Control Messages CCMs appear. ID code 00042: Brake system. Additional notes: Avoid abrupt braking as far as possible. Drive at a moderate speed. Have it checked by your n

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July 1, 2021 102650 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:INTERNAL:GEARS

After programming the vehicle’s electrical system Integration level I-level to 20-11-5xx or 21-03-5xx, the following complaints may occur: Longitudinal fore and aft jerking in vehicle, Longitudinal vibrations in vehicle, Jerking during gear

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2020 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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December 1, 2020 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 350000 EQUIPMENT

REPLACE ALL THE IGNITION COILS: The ignition coils may not have been produced to specifications which could lead to irregular running of the engine. A manufacturing defect affecting the ignition coil insulation.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADE IS NOT OFFERED FOR INSTALLATION: The customer complaints that the BMW Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) is not possible in their vehicle, though the Remote Software Upgrade menu is available in the vehicle and a down

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September 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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September 1, 2021 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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July 1, 2021 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective July 19, 2021) on certain Model Year 2020 – 2022 BMW 7Series vehicles that were produced between September 26, 2018 and July 9, 2021. The issue involves the wiring of the Battery Safety Terminal

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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 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

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

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TELEMATICS UNIT RETROFIT TO 4G CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY: The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Upon visual inspection, the passenger side upper active air flaps are either stuck open or closed, and they will not move.

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Upon visual inspection, the passenger side upper active air flaps are either stuck open or closed, and they will not move.

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June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Upon visual inspection, the passenger side upper active air flaps are either stuck open or closed, and they will not move.

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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 220000 SEATS

The driver’s seat and/or passenger seat rattles (“cracking” noise) during load reversal. There is a slight movement in the seat that is most noticeable when moving forwards and backwards.

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

The driver’s seat and/or passenger seat rattles (“cracking” noise) during load reversal. There is a slight movement in the seat that is most noticeable when moving forwards and backwards.

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The driver’s seat and/or passenger seat rattles (“cracking” noise) during load reversal. There is a slight movement in the seat that is most noticeable when moving forwards and backwards.

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022. The decision to phase out 3G network technology wa

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022. The decision to phase out 3G network technology wa

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June 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022. The decision to phase out 3G network technology wa

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June 1, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network provider starting February 2022. The decision to phase out 3G network technology wa

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

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

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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June 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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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 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 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUNROOF REVERSES WHEN CLOSING: After the vehicle is left in the hot sun and/or high temperatures with the sunroof in the vented position, the sunroof may reverse (anti-trap activates) when closing.

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April 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUNROOF REVERSES WHEN CLOSING: After the vehicle is left in the hot sun and/or high temperatures with the sunroof in the vented position, the sunroof may reverse (anti-trap activates) when closing.

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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 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 350000 EQUIPMENT

PROGRAMING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY: The 12 V battery’s dual storage system (DSS) may contain a software error which intermittently causes a continuous resetting of the microcontroller and communication failure.

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March 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

RATTLING NOISE FROM THE FRONT HEADREST: A rattling noise can be heard coming from the front seat headrest.

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March 1, 2021 280100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

BMW REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADE IS NOT OFFERED FOR INSTALLATION: The customer complains that the BMW Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) is not possible in his/her vehicle, though the Remote Software Upgrade menu is available in the vehicle and a dow

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February 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 1, 2021 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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December 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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January 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay.

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January 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay.

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 1, 2020 284100 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

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

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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 071110 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

FUEL FILLER DOOR WILL NOT OPEN: The fuel filler door (aka flap) will not open. In rare cases, if the vehicle is locked using the remote control key and the fuel filler door is pushed closed simultaneously, the fuel door can enter a locke

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November 1, 2020 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

FUEL FILLER DOOR WILL NOT OPEN: The fuel filler door (aka flap) will not open. In rare cases, if the vehicle is locked using the remote control key and the fuel filler door is pushed closed simultaneously, the fuel door can enter a locke

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November 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. In some cases, the relay is stuck closed and

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. In some cases, the relay is stuck closed and

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October 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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November 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

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

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November 1, 2020 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REPLACE ALL THE IGNITION COILS: The ignition coils may not have been produced to specifications which could lead to irregular running of the engine. A manufacturing defect affecting the ignition coil insulation.

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADE IS NOT OFFERED FOR INSTALLATION: The customer complaints that the BMW Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) is not possible in their vehicle, though the Remote Software Upgrade menu is available in the vehicle and a down

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

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

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December 1, 2020 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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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 010000 STEERING

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

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACING THE RADIO/IHKA CONTROL PANEL: A CD cannot be inserted. Due to a logistics error in production, an radio air conditioning control panel without a CD slot was installed.

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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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September 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SERVICE ACTION – CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. In some cases, the relay is

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August 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONTAXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATION: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or when turning the steering wheel while statio

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April 1, 2020 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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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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September 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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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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April 1, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

FAULT 930C1E IS FOUND IN THE ACSM: Vehicle comes into the workshop with the following illuminated: Check Engine Light DSC warning lamp Air bag warning lamps During diagnosis the following fault code is found stored in the ASCM (Advanced Cra

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April 1, 2020 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

FAULT 930C1E IS FOUND IN THE ACSM: Vehicle comes into the workshop with the following illuminated: Check Engine Light DSC warning lamp Air bag warning lamps During diagnosis the following fault code is found stored in the ASCM (Advanced Cra

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April 1, 2020 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

FAULT 930C1E IS FOUND IN THE ACSM: Vehicle comes into the workshop with the following illuminated: Check Engine Light DSC warning lamp Air bag warning lamps During diagnosis the following fault code is found stored in the ASCM (Advanced Cra

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September 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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August 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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April 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

G12 LCI ACOUSTIC SIGNAL WHEN LOCKING AND UNLOCKING CANNOT BE ACTIVATED: The locking and unlocking acoustic signal function cannot be activated. The selection is present on the CID (central information display) but cannot be activated. Softw

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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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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADE: For BMW, Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) is the next consequent step with regard to digitalization and customer satisfaction. With the introduction of RSU, customers now can update the vehicle software by themselves.

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April 1, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

MIL MAY BE ILLUMINATED BY ERRONEOUS FAULT IN THE DME: The customer states that the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated. During diagnosis fault code 231507 “BDC RESET by watchdog” stored in the DME. CAUSE Software error in the Bo

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April 1, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

MIL MAY BE ILLUMINATED BY ERRONEOUS FAULT IN THE DME: The customer states that the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated. During diagnosis fault code 231507 “BDC RESET by watchdog” stored in the DME. CAUSE Software error in the Bo

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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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June 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

COOLANT LEVEL CHECK AND TOP-OFF AT SECOND OIL SERVICE: A new, additional coolant level check task is now linked to the second engine oil service (Service Counter 2 only). The scope of maintenance work will display in ISPA Next that applies

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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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

COOLANT LEAK FROM LOW TEMPERATURE COOLING CIRCUIT (N63R): This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 5) replaces SI B17 06 17 dated June 2019. Traces of coolant leaking from the expansion tank of the low temperature cooling system. Coolant

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April 1, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

COOLANT LEAK FROM LOW TEMPERATURE COOLING CIRCUIT (N63R): This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 5) replaces SI B17 06 17 dated June 2019. Traces of coolant leaking from the expansion tank of the low temperature cooling system. Coolant

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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

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

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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 1, 2020 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

LANE DEPARTURE WARNING – STEERING INTERVENTION TOO STRONG: 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

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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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April 1, 2020 102300 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

REARVIEW CAMERA: SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated February 2020. When reverse gear is selected or the rear view camera is activated sporadically no image is displ

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REARVIEW CAMERA: SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated February 2020. When reverse gear is selected or the rear view camera is activated sporadically no image is displ

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April 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

REARVIEW CAMERA: SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated February 2020. When reverse gear is selected or the rear view camera is activated sporadically no image is displ

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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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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 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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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 284100 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

KAFAS04 (CAMERA-BASED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS) LIMITATIONS: Various functions of the KAFAS (without radar installed) are not operating up to customer expectations.

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April 1, 2020 264100 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

KAFAS04 (CAMERA-BASED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS) LIMITATIONS: Various functions of the KAFAS (without radar installed) are not operating up to customer expectations.

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April 1, 2020 275100 LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

KAFAS04 (CAMERA-BASED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS) LIMITATIONS: Various functions of the KAFAS (without radar installed) are not operating up to customer expectations.

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 1, 2020 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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April 1, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

CREAKING OR RATTLING NOISE FROM SUNROOF AREA: Creaking and/or rattling noise from the sunroof area especially when driving on uneven road surfaces. This can already take place as of low speeds. Incorrect torque applied to the mounting screw

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April 1, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

CREAKING OR RATTLING NOISE FROM SUNROOF AREA: Creaking and/or rattling noise from the sunroof area especially when driving on uneven road surfaces. This can already take place as of low speeds. Incorrect torque applied to the mounting screw

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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 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

SERVICE ACTION – CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. In some cases the relay is

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION – CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. In some cases the relay is

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACING THE RADIO/IHKA CONTROL PANEL: A CD cannot be inserted. Due to a logistics error in production an radio air conditioning control panel without a CD slot was installed.

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September 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACING THE RADIO/IHKA CONTROL PANEL: A CD cannot be inserted. Due to a logistics error in production an radio air conditioning control panel without a CD slot was installed.

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

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACING THE RADIO/IHKA CONTROL PANEL: A CD cannot be inserted. Due to a logistics error in production an radio air conditioning control panel without a CD slot was installed.

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May 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REVERSING ASSISTANT LIMITATIONS: The Reversing Assistant function is not operating to customer expectations. Some possible customer concerns are: Vehicle does not avoid objects in its path tires or wheels contact the curb reversing Assistan

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May 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

RATTLING NOISE FROM THE FRONT HEADREST: A rattling noise can be heard coming from the front seat headrest. This noise is only heard from headrests on vehicles equipped with the optional Executive Lounge Seating SA (Option Code) 04F4. Excess

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May 1, 2020 221300 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

RATTLING NOISE FROM THE FRONT HEADREST: A rattling noise can be heard coming from the front seat headrest. This noise is only heard from headrests on vehicles equipped with the optional Executive Lounge Seating SA (Option Code) 04F4. Excess

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May 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PASSENGER SIDE UPPER ACTIVE AIR FLAP STUCK OPEN/CLOSED: Upon visual inspection the passenger side upper active air flaps are either stuck open or closed and they will not move. There are no faults stored for the active air flaps.

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May 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

PASSENGER SIDE UPPER ACTIVE AIR FLAP STUCK OPEN/CLOSED: Upon visual inspection the passenger side upper active air flaps are either stuck open or closed and they will not move. There are no faults stored for the active air flaps.

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May 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PASSENGER SIDE UPPER ACTIVE AIR FLAP STUCK OPEN/CLOSED: Upon visual inspection the passenger side upper active air flaps are either stuck open or closed and they will not move. There are no faults stored for the active air flaps.

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SERVICE ACTION – PROGRAM THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER: The Condition Based Service (CBS) data concerning the due date for the brake fluid change may be displayed incorrectly. Software error in the Instrument Cluster (KOMBI).

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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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July 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

COOLANT LEAK FROM LOW TEMPERATURE COOLING CIRCUIT (N63R): Coolant leaking from the engine compartment. Traces of coolant leaking from the expansion tank of the low temperature cooling system. Aluminum corrosion in the charge air intercooler

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July 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

COOLANT LEAK FROM LOW TEMPERATURE COOLING CIRCUIT (N63R): Coolant leaking from the engine compartment. Traces of coolant leaking from the expansion tank of the low temperature cooling system. Aluminum corrosion in the charge air intercooler

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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July 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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December 1, 2019 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 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

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

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January 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REARVIEW CAMERA. SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated October 2019. When reverse gear is selected or the rear view camera is activated sporadically no image is displa

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February 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

REARVIEW CAMERA. SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated October 2019. When reverse gear is selected or the rear view camera is activated sporadically no image is displa

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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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January 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DME FC 20E120 IS STORED AND THE MIL IS ILLUMINATED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B12 18 18 dated July 2018. The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is illuminated and the following fault code is stored in the Digi

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January 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DME FC 20E120 IS STORED AND THE MIL IS ILLUMINATED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B12 18 18 dated July 2018. The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is illuminated and the following fault code is stored in the Digi

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January 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOS MALFUNCTION DISPLAYED This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B84 04 16 dated September 2016. One or all the following may be experienced in the vehicle: An SOS malfunction is seen in the Kombi (aka instrument cluster

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January 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOS MALFUNCTION DISPLAYED This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B84 04 16 dated September 2016. One or all the following may be experienced in the vehicle: An SOS malfunction is seen in the Kombi (aka instrument cluster

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

DISPLAY KEY IS NON-FUNCTIONAL: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B66 20 17 dated October 2019. The display key is non-functional. Display Key cannot be charged or switched on. An incorrect vehicle model appears on t

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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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January 1, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

FAULT 930C1E IS FOUND IN THE ACSM: Vehicle comes into the workshop with the following illuminated: Check Engine Light DSC warning lamp Air bag warning lamps During diagnosis the following fault code is found stored in the ASCM (Advanced Cra

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January 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

FAULT 930C1E IS FOUND IN THE ACSM: Vehicle comes into the workshop with the following illuminated: Check Engine Light DSC warning lamp Air bag warning lamps During diagnosis the following fault code is found stored in the ASCM (Advanced Cra

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December 1, 2019 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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