2021 BMW 530e

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

2 Recalls for 2021 BMW 530e

Recall Date Component Summary
February 19, 2021 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA | BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

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

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

Remedy:

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

September 30, 2020 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 530e, 530e xDrive, 530e iPerformance and X3 xDrive30e and MINI Cooper Countryman All4 SE, 2020 BMW i8, and 2021 330e, 330e xDrive, 745Le xDrive and X5 xDrive45e vehicles. Debris may have entered one or more of the hybrid battery cells during their production.

Remedy:

The remedy is currently being developed. Until the remedy is available, drivers are instructed to not charge their vehicles. Drivers are instructed to not drive in manual mode, sport mode, and to not use the shift paddles. Owners were notified of the safety risk October 23, 2020. The recall began November 24, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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189 Service Alerts for 2021 BMW 530e

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 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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May 1, 2022 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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

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May 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS

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

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May 1, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 1, 2022 280100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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April 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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April 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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April 1, 2022 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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April 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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 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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March 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

No heater output in passenger area.

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March 1, 2022 353800 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ENGINE BLOCK HEATER

No heater output in passenger area.

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January 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Temporary black screen in the instrument cluster.

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

Temporary black screen in the instrument cluster.

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January 1, 2022 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 010000 STEERING

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

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December 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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November 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

A groaning type noise is heard during the height adjustment.

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November 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

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

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2021 353620 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT:VIDEO (TOUCH)SCREEN/MONITOR/UNIT

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

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

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

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November 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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September 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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November 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

A faulty componnent inside the trunk spindle drive.

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November 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The sunroof will not operate in either direction.

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

A software optimization affecting vehicle performance has been made available.

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

?AIR CONDITIONING COOLING IS INSUFFICIENT: There is insufficient or no cooling from the air-conditioner during high ambient temperatures. There also may be irregular A/C air flow from vents.

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December 1, 2020 121540 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS:BULBS

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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September 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 1, 2021 175100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LATCH

The trunk lid/hatch does not open fully when unlatched with remote or hands-free operation.

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The 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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January 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 1, 2021 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

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

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 1, 2021 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 220000 SEATS

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 1, 2021 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 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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May 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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May 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 1, 2021 045000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC

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

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April 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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April 1, 2021 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 118520 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:PARKING ASSIST:SENSORS

REMOTE-CONTROL PARKING FAILS AFTER ENGINE START: When trying to park the vehicle using remote-control parking, the function fails after engine start.

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March 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

REAR LIGHT FAULTY CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE: The CID displays “Left brake light faulty.

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March 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

REAR LIGHT FAULTY CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE: The CID displays “Left brake light faulty.

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March 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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March 1, 2021 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 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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February 1, 2021 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 220000 SEATS

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

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February 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

REAR LIGHT FAULTY CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE: The rear brake light will continue to work without error.

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February 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?AIR CONDITIONING COOLING IS INSUFFICIENT: There is insufficient or no cooling from the air-conditioner during high ambient temperatures. There also may be irregular A/C air flow from vents.

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

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

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November 1, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

SERVICE ACTION – INSTALL GROUND STRAP / SUPPRESSOR BELT: Corrosion developing on the rear suspension contact points can lead to poor radio reception over a certain duration of time.

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November 1, 2020 357500 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:TV/RADIO/SPEAKERS

SERVICE ACTION – INSTALL GROUND STRAP / SUPPRESSOR BELT: Corrosion developing on the rear suspension contact points can lead to poor radio reception over a certain duration of time.

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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

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

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November 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 071110 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

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

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November 1, 2020 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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November 1, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

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

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November 1, 2020 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?AIR CONDITIONING COOLING IS INSUFFICIENT: There is insufficient or no cooling from the air-conditioner during high ambient temperatures. There also may be irregular A/C air flow from vents.

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December 1, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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September 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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September 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

2021 BMW 530e

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