2021 BMW 430i

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

3 Recalls for 2021 BMW 430i

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July 21, 2021 SEAT BELTS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 2 Series (230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive), 330e, 330e Xdrive, 4 Series Coupe (430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive) M4 Coupe, M4 Competition Coupe, BMW 4 Series Convertible (430i, M440i), BMW X1 sDrive28i, xDrive28i, 2 Series Gran Coupe (228i, 228i xDrive, M235i xDrive), M2 Competition Coupe, 330i, 330i xDrive, M340i, M340i xDrive, M3, M3 Competition, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, MINI Hardtop 2 Door (Cooper, CooperS, JCW), X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X2 M35i, Z4 sDrive30i, Z4 M40i, MINI Hardtop 2 Door (Cooper SE), MINI Convertible (Cooper, Cooper S, JCW), MINI Clubman (Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW), MINI Countryman (Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4), Rolls Royce Ghost, MINI Countryman (Cooper S E All4), Rolls Royce Phantom, Rolls Royce Cullinan, and Toyota Supra vehicles. The passenger seat belt Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) may deactivate early, before the webbing fully retracts. As such, these assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect the seat belt retractors (including the seat belts) and, if necessary, replace the retractors, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 13, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417; 1-866-825-1525 (MINI); 1-877-877-3735 (Rolls Royce); and 1-888-270-9371 (Toyota).

March 15, 2021 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW:HEAD | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW:THORAX

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 430i and M440i 4 Series Convertible vehicles. In certain side-impact crashes, the head-thorax air bag may not deploy as intended.

Remedy:

The remedy is currently being developed. All affected vehicles are still in dealer inventory, and therefore no owner letters will be mailed. The recall is expected to begin in March 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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

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

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

Remedy:

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

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136 Service Alerts for 2021 BMW 430i

Date Description
May 1, 2022 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

The customer finds an indication in themyBMWapp that the tires need service due to wear. Even afterreplacing the tires, the tire service indicator is still present in the myBMW app.

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May 1, 2022 190000 TIRES

The customer finds an indication in themyBMWapp that the tires need service due to wear. Even afterreplacing the tires, the tire service indicator is still present in the myBMW app.

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May 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The customer finds an indication in themyBMWapp that the tires need service due to wear. Even afterreplacing the tires, the tire service indicator is still present in the myBMW app.

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May 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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May 1, 2022 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 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Excessive condensation has collected in one or both headlights.

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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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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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The belt pulley on the mechanical coolant pump may fracture allowing the engine drive belt to come off the coolant pump and alternator.

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April 1, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

The belt pulley on the mechanical coolant pump may fracture allowing the engine drive belt to come off the coolant pump and alternator.

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March 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The trunk floor carpet is wet, primarily on the left side.

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March 1, 2022 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

After replacing tires and successfully programming the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) using the RDC tool to transfer the QR code information on the sidewall, the “back-end” support systems need time to update the new tire informatio

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March 1, 2022 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

After replacing tires and successfully programming the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) using the RDC tool to transfer the QR code information on the sidewall, the “back-end” support systems need time to update the new tire informatio

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March 1, 2022 200000 WHEELS

After replacing tires and successfully programming the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) using the RDC tool to transfer the QR code information on the sidewall, the “back-end” support systems need time to update the new tire informatio

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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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The belt pulley on the mechanical coolant pump may fracture allowing the engine drive belt to come off the coolant pump and alternator.

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January 1, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

The belt pulley on the mechanical coolant pump may fracture allowing the engine drive belt to come off the coolant pump and alternator.

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

Rattling noises heard from vicinity of glove box.

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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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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 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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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 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 350000 EQUIPMENT

The cigarette lighter is difficult or impossible to pull it out.

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

48 V battery may become totally discharged, and possible replacement needed if: a) The vehicle has been charged using a 12 V charger with the hood closed during a long stationary period, the. For example, the showroom or storage. b) Vehicle

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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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January 1, 2021 111100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

CHECKING THE JUMP START POINT COVER AND REWORKING IF NECESSARY: It is possible that the jump start terminal point cover was not installed, or not properly installed on the affected vehicles.

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

BATTERY DOES NOT CHARGE WITH EXTERNAL CHARGER AND CLOSED HOOD: After the vehicle has been charged using a 12 V charger with the hood closed during a long stationary period, the 48 V battery may be totally discharged, and possible replacemen

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January 1, 2021 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

BATTERY DOES NOT CHARGE WITH EXTERNAL CHARGER AND CLOSED HOOD: After the vehicle has been charged using a 12 V charger with the hood closed during a long stationary period, the 48 V battery may be totally discharged, and possible replacemen

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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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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 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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May 1, 2021 162700 STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK BADGE ON TAILGATE, REPLACE IF NECESSARY . The “BMW” trunklid emblem (arrow) which contains the rear-view camera may not have been correctly fastened during vehicle production. It is possible that the emblem & camera

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May 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK BADGE ON TAILGATE, REPLACE IF NECESSARY . The “BMW” trunklid emblem (arrow) which contains the rear-view camera may not have been correctly fastened during vehicle production. It is possible that the emblem & camera

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

SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM THE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) UNIT: Software in the DSC unit could cause a reduction of brake regeneration for the next 40 drive (key) cycles.

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May 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM THE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) UNIT: Software in the DSC unit could cause a reduction of brake regeneration for the next 40 drive (key) cycles.

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May 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

SERVICE ACTION: CHECK BADGE ON TAILGATE, REPLACE IF NECESSARY . The “BMW” trunklid emblem (arrow) which contains the rear-view camera may not have been correctly fastened during vehicle production. It is possible that the emblem & camera

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

SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM THE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) UNIT: Software in the DSC unit could cause a reduction of brake regeneration for the next 40 drive (key) cycles.

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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 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Washer Fluid Reservoir Rattles While Driving on Rough Roads: Rattling noises heard from vicinity of glove box.

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April 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Washer Fluid Reservoir Rattles While Driving on Rough Roads: Rattling noises heard from vicinity of glove box.

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April 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Washer Fluid Reservoir Rattles While Driving on Rough Roads: Rattling noises heard from vicinity of glove box.

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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 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

RETROFIT SATELLITE RADIO (OPTION CODE SA655): The affected vehicles were produced with Preparation BMW Satellite Radio (option code SA 693) instead of with Satellite Radio (option code SA 655).

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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 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

ASD INTERFERENCE NOISE AT 3500 RPM: An interference noise can be heard when in Sport Mode and accelerating at high loads at approximately 3500 RPM.

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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 100000 POWER TRAIN

ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER UP FROM THE FRONT 12 V POWER SOCKET PLUG: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug.

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March 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER UP FROM THE FRONT 12 V POWER SOCKET PLUG: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug.

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March 1, 2021 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

STREAKS ON FRONT SIDE WINDOWS: Streak marks are visible, most commonly on the upper rear corner of the front side window. The marks can be present anywhere on the rearmost edge of either front window.

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February 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VOLT BATTERY MAINTENANCE: 48 V battery may become totally discharged, and possible replacement needed if: a) The vehicle has been charged using a 12 V charger with the hood closed during a long stationary period.

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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 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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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

CHECKING THE JUMP START POINT COVER AND REWORKING IF NECESSARY: It is possible that the jump start terminal point cover was not installed, or not properly installed on the affected vehicles.

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January 1, 2021 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

BATTERY DOES NOT CHARGE WITH EXTERNAL CHARGER AND CLOSED HOOD: After the vehicle has been charged using a 12 V charger with the hood closed during a long stationary period, the 48 V battery may be totally discharged, and possible replacemen

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

LIGHTING CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE: A check control message is displayed stating “Side light/daytime driving lights faulty”.The following fault codes are stored: FLM_R: 805B8F – Short-circuit switch, BMW Selective Beam/daytime driving lights

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

LIGHTING CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE: A check control message is displayed stating “Side light/daytime driving lights faulty”.The following fault codes are stored: FLM_R: 805B8F – Short-circuit switch, BMW Selective Beam/daytime driving lights

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November 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

LIGHTING CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE: A check control message is displayed stating “Side light/daytime driving lights faulty”.The following fault codes are stored: FLM_R: 805B8F – Short-circuit switch, BMW Selective Beam/daytime driving lights

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November 1, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

PAINT ON THE B-PILLAR IS SCRATCHED/DAMAGED: The paint finish of the door jamb (above the door striker) is scratched due to the inner door cavity window seal.

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

PAINT ON THE B-PILLAR IS SCRATCHED/DAMAGED: The paint finish of the door jamb (above the door striker) is scratched due to the inner door cavity window seal.

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November 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PAINT ON THE B-PILLAR IS SCRATCHED/DAMAGED: The paint finish of the door jamb (above the door striker) is scratched due to the inner door cavity window seal.

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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

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 221300 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

CC MESSAGE “FAILURE OF HEAD RESTRAINT ADJUSTMENT ON PASSENGER’S SIDE”: Customer states he/she has received a sporadic Check Control message (CCM) “Failure of head restraint adjustment on passenger’s side”. This is CCM ID-2184. This message

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October 1, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

TICKING NOISE FROM DRIVERS FOOTWELL DURING LIGHT BRAKING WHILE COASTING: A ticking sound can be heard from the drivers footwell while coasting with the engine OFF. The noise occurs when the pedal is slightly pressed with minimum force witho

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November 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

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

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December 1, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TICKING NOISE FROM DRIVERS FOOTWELL DURING LIGHT BRAKING WHILE COASTING: A ticking sound can be heard from the drivers footwell while coasting with the engine OFF. The noise occurs when the pedal is slightly pressed with minimum force witho

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October 1, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

TICKING NOISE FROM DRIVERS FOOTWELL DURING LIGHT BRAKING WHILE COASTING: A ticking sound can be heard from the drivers footwell while coasting with the engine OFF. The noise occurs when the pedal is slightly pressed with minimum force witho

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October 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TICKING NOISE FROM DRIVERS FOOTWELL DURING LIGHT BRAKING WHILE COASTING: A ticking sound can be heard from the drivers footwell while coasting with the engine OFF. The noise occurs when the pedal is slightly pressed with minimum force witho

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CC MESSAGE “FAILURE OF HEAD RESTRAINT ADJUSTMENT ON PASSENGER’S SIDE”: Customer states he/she has received a sporadic Check Control message (CCM) “Failure of head restraint adjustment on passenger’s side”. This is CCM ID-2184. This message

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

CC MESSAGE “FAILURE OF HEAD RESTRAINT ADJUSTMENT ON PASSENGER’S SIDE”: Customer states he/she has received a sporadic Check Control message (CCM) “Failure of head restraint adjustment on passenger’s side”. This is CCM ID-2184. This message

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