2020 BMW Z4

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

5 Recalls for 2020 BMW Z4

Recall Date Component Summary
August 2, 2021 ENGINE

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 M340i, M340i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, X3 M40i, 2020-2021 X4 M40i, 745Le xDrive, 2019-2021 Z4 M40i, and 2020-2021 Toyota Supra vehicles. During engine start, the engine management software may cause loss of braking assist. Full mechanical braking (without assist) remains available.

Remedy:

Dealers will update the engine management software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

August 27, 2020 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Z4 sDrive30i, Z4 M40i and 2020 Toyota Supra vehicles. The headlamps are able to be adjusted horizontally. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment.”

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlamp vertical and horizontal adjustment plugs, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 23, 2020. BMW owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371.

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.

November 27, 2019 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 Z4 M40i, Z4 sDrive30i, 330i and 330i xDrive vehicles as well as 2020 Toyota Supra vehicles. The headlight control units may fail causing a loss of one or both of the headlights.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlight control units, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 17, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371.

November 12, 2020 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Z4 and 2020-2021 Toyota Supra vehicles. The weld between the fuel tank halves may have been insufficiently welded, causing the weld to fail.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began December 18, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371.

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SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11376404
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11363216
STEERING
ODI Number: 11289091
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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

212 Service Alerts for 2020 BMW Z4

Date Description
May 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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May 1, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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February 1, 2022 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

When driving off from a standstill, a delayed or sluggish throttle response may be noticed sporadically.

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February 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

When driving off from a standstill, a delayed or sluggish throttle response may be noticed sporadically.

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective June 9, 2021) on certain Model Year 2021 BMW vehicles that were produced between May 7, 2021 and May 21, 2021. The Receiver Audio Module (RAM) will need to be added to the affected vehicles.

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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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March 1, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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March 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 1, 2022 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

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

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

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

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December 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective October 25, 2021) on certain Model Year 2022 BMW vehicles that were produced after October 25, 2021. Due to supply chain limitations, certain vehicles were produced without a CID with touch funct

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December 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective October 25, 2021) on certain Model Year 2022 BMW vehicles that were produced after October 25, 2021. Due to supply chain limitations, certain vehicles were produced without a CID with touch funct

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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 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 010000 STEERING

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

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

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

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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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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 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

The yellow CCM, ID code 42, lights up when starting the vehicle. ID code 00042: Brake system. It is possible to continue driving. Additional notes: Avoid abrupt braking as far as possible. Drive at a moderate speed. Have it checked by your

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when th

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December 1, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when th

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when th

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when th

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December 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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September 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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July 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Navigation announcement is very loud when the convertible top is open and can not be adjusted to a lower volume.

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July 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective June 9, 2021) on certain Model Year 2021 BMW vehicles that were produced between May 7, 2021 and May 21, 2021. The Receiver Audio Module (RAM) will need to be added to the affected vehicles. Most

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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

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

WHIRRING NOISES FROM THE STEERING WHEEL . When driving over rough road surfaces/cobblestones, there is a whirring/squeaking noise coming from the steering wheel-mounted air bag assembly.

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May 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

WHIRRING NOISES FROM THE STEERING WHEEL . When driving over rough road surfaces/cobblestones, there is a whirring/squeaking noise coming from the steering wheel-mounted air bag assembly.

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

WHIRRING NOISES FROM THE STEERING WHEEL . When driving over rough road surfaces/cobblestones, there is a whirring/squeaking noise coming from the steering wheel-mounted air bag assembly.

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective June 9, 2021) on certain Model Year 2021 BMW vehicles that were produced between May 7, 2021 and May 21, 2021. The Receiver Audio Module (RAM) will need to be added to the affected vehicles

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective June 9, 2021) on certain Model Year 2021 BMW vehicles that were produced between May 7, 2021 and May 21, 2021. The Receiver Audio Module (RAM) will need to be added to the affected vehicles

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June 1, 2021 353640 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AUX AUDIO JACK/PLUG

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective June 9, 2021) on certain Model Year 2021 BMW vehicles that were produced between May 7, 2021 and May 21, 2021. The Receiver Audio Module (RAM) will need to be added to the affected vehicles

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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

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

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

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

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June 1, 2021 163100 STRUCTURE:INTERIOR PANELS:DASHBOARD

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

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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 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM OR REPLACE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM BATTERY: A software error intermittently causes a continuous resetting of the microcontroller in the power management system. This causes the red Check Control Message (CCM) “Replace Ba

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM OR REPLACE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM BATTERY: A software error intermittently causes a continuous resetting of the microcontroller in the power management system. This causes the red Check Control Message (CCM) “Replace Ba

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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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May 1, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM OR REPLACE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM BATTERY: A software error intermittently causes a continuous resetting of the microcontroller in the power management system. This causes the red Check Control Message (CCM) “Replace Ba

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM OR REPLACE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM BATTERY: A software error intermittently causes a continuous resetting of the microcontroller in the power management system. This causes the red Check Control Message (CCM) “Replace Ba

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April 1, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

INCREASED EFFORT REQUIRED TO OPEN DOORS: One or more doors may require increased effort to open.

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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 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER BASIC PROGRAMMING ABORT: While programming with the current ISTA version, there is a repeated programming abort for the instrument cluster (Kombi).

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April 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER BASIC PROGRAMMING ABORT: While programming with the current ISTA version, there is a repeated programming abort for the instrument cluster (Kombi).

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

CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE “ROOF NOT LOCKED”: A check control message is displayed stating “Roof not locked”, although the roof is securely locked.

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April 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE “ROOF NOT LOCKED”: A check control message is displayed stating “Roof not locked”, although the roof is securely locked.

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April 1, 2021 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

ROUTING OF DRIVER’S SEAT WIRING HARNESS: The seat wiring harness on the left front area of the driver’s seat of the affected vehicles may have been routed incorrectly.

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April 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

ROUTING OF DRIVER’S SEAT WIRING HARNESS: The seat wiring harness on the left front area of the driver’s seat of the affected vehicles may have been routed incorrectly.

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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 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 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 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 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CONDENSATION IN TAILLIGHT: Condensation is present on the inner surfaces in one or both taillights

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February 1, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: Faulty exterior rearview mirror electronics have created a short on the LIN bus, damaging the mirror glass and causing functional errors in power window and exterior mirror operatio

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December 1, 2020 190000 TIRES

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

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December 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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January 1, 2021 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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November 1, 2020 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 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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November 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock. The alarm system is not activated. The side mirrors (when th

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November 1, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock. The alarm system is not activated. The side mirrors (when th

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug. Alternatively, it will only operate when constant downward hand pressure is maintained

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October 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

SEAT HEATING NOT ACTIVATED WHEN ENGINE IS STARTED USING REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM: When preheating/precooling the vehicle via the remote starting system (Remote Engine Start), the seat heating on the driver’s side is not 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 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 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when th

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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

?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 020000 SUSPENSION

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACE THE WISHBONE OR TENSION STRUT: An incorrectly pressed-in rubber mount in the wishbone, or hydraulic mount in the tension strut can lead to acoustic abnormalities in the front axle. A process fault at the supplier re

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October 1, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

DELIVERY STOP – REPLACE FUEL TANK: Over time, a fuel tank weld seam may start to separate at locations in which welding may have beeninsufficient.

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October 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACE THE WISHBONE OR TENSION STRUT: An incorrectly pressed-in rubber mount in the wishbone, or hydraulic mount in the tension strut can lead to acoustic abnormalities in the front axle. A process fault at the supplier re

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACE THE WISHBONE OR TENSION STRUT: An incorrectly pressed-in rubber mount in the wishbone, or hydraulic mount in the tension strut can lead to acoustic abnormalities in the front axle. A process fault at the supplier re

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June 1, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

PREMATURE WEAR OF THE REAR AXLE BRAKE PADS WITH STANDARD BRAKES: The CBS data and Check Control (CC) message shows the rear axle brake pads are worn, and the vehicle has less than 15,500 miles. Increased residual braking forces in the rear

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June 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PREMATURE WEAR OF THE REAR AXLE BRAKE PADS WITH STANDARD BRAKES: The CBS data and Check Control (CC) message shows the rear axle brake pads are worn, and the vehicle has less than 15,500 miles. Increased residual braking forces in the rear

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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 160000 STRUCTURE

KIDNEY GRILL ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULTS: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated.

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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September 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACE THE WISHBONE OR TENSION STRUT: An incorrectly pressed-in rubber mount in the wishbone, or hydraulic mount in the tension strut can lead to acoustic abnormalities in the front axle. A process fault at the supplier re

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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 050000 PARKING BRAKE

ALARM ACTIVATES WHEN OPENING THE TRUNK: When the trunk is opened using the trunk lid mounted switch the vehicle alarm will intermittently activate. Opening the trunk using the remote control button does not cause this issue to happen. CAUSE

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ALARM ACTIVATES WHEN OPENING THE TRUNK: When the trunk is opened using the trunk lid mounted switch the vehicle alarm will intermittently activate. Opening the trunk using the remote control button does not cause this issue to happen. CAUSE

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

ALARM ACTIVATES WHEN OPENING THE TRUNK: When the trunk is opened using the trunk lid mounted switch the vehicle alarm will intermittently activate. Opening the trunk using the remote control button does not cause this issue to happen. CAUSE

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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 130000 VISIBILITY

INTERFERENCE NOISE WHEN FOLDING THE OUTSIDE MIRRORS: Interference noises (creaking groaning clicking) may be present when folding the side view mirrors in or out. Excessive friction on the pivoting mechanism of the side view mirror hinge.

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

INTERFERENCE NOISE WHEN FOLDING THE OUTSIDE MIRRORS: Interference noises (creaking groaning clicking) may be present when folding the side view mirrors in or out. Excessive friction on the pivoting mechanism of the side view mirror hinge.

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April 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

RATTLE NOISE FROM STEERING COLUMN TRIM: A rattle noise is present from the area of the lower steering column trim (lower shroud). One or more of the lower steering column trim latching mechanisms is broken.

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

RATTLE NOISE FROM STEERING COLUMN TRIM: A rattle noise is present from the area of the lower steering column trim (lower shroud). One or more of the lower steering column trim latching mechanisms is broken.

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April 1, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied noticeable at

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April 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied noticeable at

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April 1, 2020 200000 WHEELS

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied noticeable at

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April 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied noticeable at

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Informatio

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April 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Informatio

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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 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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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 1, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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April 1, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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April 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DIAGNOSTIC HINT: DRIVING ASSISTANCE SUPPORT REDUCED CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE DISP: Driving Assistance support reduced Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed sporadically. All or some of the system functions maybe inoperative.

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April 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

DIAGNOSTIC HINT: DRIVING ASSISTANCE SUPPORT REDUCED CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE DISP: Driving Assistance support reduced Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed sporadically. All or some of the system functions maybe inoperative.

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August 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is not able to power accessories using the 12 volt power socket. Design change to reduce short circuits and blown fuses.

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August 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

KIDNEY GRILL ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULTS: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with one or more of the following faults stored: 138207- Active cooling damper control (AKKS), top: blockage at warm ambien

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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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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 100000 POWER TRAIN

LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: Any or all of these conditions may be present: A. The exterior rearview mirror glass is discolored or cracked B. The power windows and folding mirrors may not operate C. One or more

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May 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: Any or all of these conditions may be present: A. The exterior rearview mirror glass is discolored or cracked B. The power windows and folding mirrors may not operate C. One or more

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May 1, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: Any or all of these conditions may be present: A. The exterior rearview mirror glass is discolored or cracked B. The power windows and folding mirrors may not operate C. One or more

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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 160000 STRUCTURE

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when the fu

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April 1, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when the fu

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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

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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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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October 1, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

DELIVERY STOP – REPLACE FUEL TANK: Over time, a fuel tank weld seam may start to separate at locations in which welding may have beeninsufficient.

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

DELIVERY STOP – REPLACE FUEL TANK: Over time, a fuel tank weld seam may start to separate at locations in which welding may have beeninsufficient.

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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 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 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, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug. Alternatively, it will only operate when constant downward hand pressure is maintained

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug. Alternatively, it will only operate when constant downward hand pressure is maintained

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug. Alternatively, it will only operate when constant downward hand pressure is maintained

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October 1, 2020 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

SEAT HEATING NOT ACTIVATED WHEN ENGINE IS STARTED USING REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM: When preheating/precooling the vehicle via the remote starting system (Remote Engine Start), the seat heating on the driver’s side is not activated.

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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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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

ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is not able to power accessories using the 12 volt power socket. Design change to reduce short circuits and blown fuses.

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February 1, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B51 13 18 dated February 2020. The exterior rearview mirror glass is discolored or cracked. The power windows and folding

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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 220000 SEATS

GROANING NOISE FROM TRIM APERTURE ON THE FRONT SEAT: When getting in or out of the vehicle a groaning noise can be heard from the opening (aperture) in the seat backrest. The noise may be heard from one or both of the front seats. The trim

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January 1, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

WATER RUNS OUT OF DRIVER’S DOOR WHEN OPENING: If the vehicle is parked on an incline (front higher than the rear) water may not be able to flow out of the door. Upon opening the door water may flow out rapidly. The collected water does not

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January 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

RATTLE NOISE FROM STEERING COLUMN TRIM: A rattle noise is present from the area of the lower steering column trim (lower shroud). One or more of the lower steering column trim latching mechanisms is broken.

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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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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 119100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY

ACTIVE PARK DISTANCE CONTROL: SETTING MENU NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER PROGRAMMING. The activation setting for Active Park Distance Control (aPDC) is no longer available after programming. In this case the customer can no longer activate or d

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December 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

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

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December 1, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE HOOD OR DOOR SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE HOOD OR DOOR. Incorrectly manufactured front hoods or doors have been have been installed on the affected vehicles (VINs) noted below. The front hoods do not have a circum

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