2021 BMW X5

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

14 Recalls for 2021 BMW X5

Recall Date Component Summary
August 18, 2020 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 330e and X5 xDrive45e, 2020-2021 X3 xDrive30e, and 2020 MINI Countryman SE ALL4 vehicles. Loose welding beads may form a conductive path between the hybrid battery cells which could lead to a short-circuit.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the battery modules, free of charge. BMW issued owners an interim notification on October 16, 2020. Although potentially affected BMW owners received interim owner notification letters, all potentially affected BMW owner vehicles have been remedied; therefore, BMW Final owner notification letters will not be necessary. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

April 20, 2022 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2022 4 Series Gran Coupe (430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive); 2019-2022 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M; 2021-2022 X5 xdrive45e; 2020-2022 X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 xDrive50i, X6M and 2019-2023 X7 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive50i, X7 M50i, X7 xDrive60i, X7 M60i, X7M, Alpina XB7 vehicles. The roof function control unit may be programmed incorrectly, allowing the sunroof to close without the key fob present inside the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 118, “Power-Operated Window Systems.”

Remedy:

Dealers will reprogram the roof function control unit, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 13, 2022. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

February 10, 2021 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 8 Series Coupe, Grand Coupe and convertible 840i, 840i xDrive, M850i xDrive, M8 and 740 Li, 740 Li xDrive, 750 Li xDrive, M760 Li xDrive, X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 xdrive50i, X6 M50i, X6M, and 2019-2021 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M, X7 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive50i, X7 M50i, and 2021 M3, M3 Competition, M4 Coupe, M4 Competition Coupe, X5 xDrive45e, 745 Le xDrive. The rotor and shaft within the integrated brake system may not have been welded properly and could separate during a hard braking event, possibly resulting in a loss of the Antilock Brake System (ABS) and braking assistance.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the integrated brake system, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed on May 25, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

March 10, 2021 SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5 xDrive45e, 2021 X7 xDrive40i, X7 M50i, and XB7 vehicles. The head restraints on the second-row outer seats may be the incorrect type for the vehicle.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the head restraints, and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 3, 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.

February 18, 2021 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:CRITICAL FASTENERS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 X5 sDrive40i and X5 xDrive40i vehicles. The right front brake disc may have been assembled with incorrect fasteners, which over time, could result in the front brake disc becoming loose.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the right front brake disc and replace it if necessary, along with the unaffected left side brake disc, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 12, 2021. Owners may contact BMW’s customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

February 10, 2021 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 8 Series Coupe, Grand Coupe and convertible 840i, 840i xDrive, M850i xDrive, M8 and 740 Li, 740 Li xDrive, 750 Li xDrive, M760 Li xDrive, X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 xdrive50i, X6 M50i, X6M, and 2019-2021 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M, X7 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive50i, X7 M50i, and 2021 M3, M3 Competition, M4 Coupe, M4 Competition Coupe, X5 xDrive45e, 745 Le xDrive. The rotor and shaft within the integrated brake system may not have been welded properly and could separate during a hard braking event, possibly resulting in a loss of the Antilock Brake System (ABS) and braking assistance.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the integrated brake system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 5, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

August 18, 2020 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 330e and X5 xDrive45e, 2020-2021 X3 xDrive30e, and 2020 MINI Countryman SE ALL4 vehicles. Loose welding beads may form a conductive path between the hybrid battery cells which could lead to a short-circuit.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the battery modules, free of charge. BMW issued owners an interim notification on October 16, 2020. Although potentially affected BMW owners received Interim ONLs, all potentially affected BMW owner vehicles have been remedied; therefore, BMW Final ONLs will not be necessary. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

August 14, 2020 TIRES

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 X6 (sDrive40i, xDrive40i and M50i) and X5 (sDrive40i, xDrive40i and M50i) vehicles equipped with certain Pirelli tires. The tires may have a damaged inner layer, possibly resulting in a rapid loss of pressure while the vehicle is moving.

Remedy:

BMW has notified all of the affected owners, and dealers will replace the defective tires, free of charge. BMW has contacted owners by telephone and those owners have had their cars remedied. Owner notification letters will not be sent. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

January 29, 2021 STEERING:COLUMN

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5M, X5 xDrive45e, X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive40i, X7 M50i vehicles. The steering column shaft’s universal joint connection may not have been tightened to specifications, and can become loose.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, depending upon the inspection, either the bolt will be replaced and tightened to specifications, or the steering column shaft, universal joint, and bolt will be replaced and tightened to specifications, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 23, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

September 1, 2020 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 X5 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M, X6 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, X6 M50i, X6M, X7 M50i and 2021 X5 xDrive45e vehicles. The headlamps may allow a blue light to illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlamps and, if necessary, replace them, free of charge. The recall began October 30, 2020. 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.

December 9, 2020 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 M340i xDrive, M440i xDrive Coupe, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 740Li, 740Li xDrive, 840i Gran Coupe, 840i xDrive Gran Coupe, X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, and X7 xDrive40i vehicles. The connection between the 48-Volt battery and the starter-generator may not have been assembled properly, which can cause increased electrical resistance at the connections.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connection between the 48-Volt battery and the starter-generator assembly, replacing it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 1, 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

November 4, 2020 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 X5 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X5M, X7 xDrive40i, X7 M50i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 M50i and X6M vehicles and 2021 X5 xDrive45e vehicles. The weld between the front axle support and the right front control arm bearing bracket may separate.

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle support, free of charge. The recall began December 18, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11414335
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11413936
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11407871
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 11388037
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11386420
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11382731
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11377377
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263 Service Alerts for 2021 BMW X5

Date Description
May 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 1, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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May 1, 2022 118320 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:DRIVER MONITORING:CAMERA/SENSOR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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May 1, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 1, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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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May 1, 2022 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

A wind noise can be heard when driving at highway speeds from the area around the lower windshield.

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May 1, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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April 1, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

A check control message for the restraint system appears. In the instrument cluster, the red air bag warning light lights up permanently.

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April 1, 2022 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

A check control message for the restraint system appears. In the instrument cluster, the red air bag warning light lights up permanently.

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April 1, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On these Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV), the air conditioning cycles from cold to warm air while driving or while at a standstill. The vent outlet temperatures vary by 25 degrees Fahrenheit or more (38F to 60F +; 3 to 15 + Celsius)

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

The roller sunshade (aka sun protection or sunblind) of the front panoramic sunroof is bunching up during operation or may hang down and appear loose.

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February 1, 2022 163400 STRUCTURE:INTERIOR PANELS:SUN VISOR

The roller sunshade (aka sun protection or sunblind) of the front panoramic sunroof is bunching up during operation or may hang down and appear loose.

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February 1, 2022 220000 SEATS

With the launch of the G05 (X5) Sports Activity Vehicle in August 2018, a new style of networked seats was introduced that have new operating parameters. This service information bulletin details the operation of the new style seats.

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February 1, 2022 200000 WHEELS

During inspection and/or diagnosis there is noticeable dirt/grease buildup on the axles near the inner and/or outer CV boots.

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February 1, 2022 096200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:PNEUMATIC:DELIVERY:PIPES, HOSES, AND FITTINGS

A fuel leak may develop from the fuel tank.

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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 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The Driver Attention Camera (DCS) setting is missing or greyed out. The setting can normally be found under General settings, Driver Attention Camera.

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February 1, 2022 118320 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:DRIVER MONITORING:CAMERA/SENSOR

The Driver Attention Camera (DCS) setting is missing or greyed out. The setting can normally be found under General settings, Driver Attention Camera.

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February 1, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

A check control message for the restraint system appears. In the instrument cluster, the red air bag warning light lights up permanently.

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

This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 11) replaces TRI B52 23 19 dated February 20212. This bulletin is information only, no claim information intended.

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April 1, 2022 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

In the affected vehicles, faulty spindle drives for the tailgate (lower section) may have been installed, which can fail over time.

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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 160000 STRUCTURE

A groaning noise is present from the door frame of any door, most commonly when driving over rough roads or during body flex. This situation may be worse in vehicles which are regularly waxed in the area of the door jamb.

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March 1, 2022 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective March 29, 2022) on three (3) Model Year 2022 BMW X5 SAV vehicles that were produced on March 23, 2022. The 12V battery vent tube will need to be replaced.

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March 1, 2022 220000 SEATS

Noise is heard from the seat frame/rail assembly. Noises may occur dynamically (creaking/knocking) when weight is shifting upon the seat Noises may also occur when activating the seat motors.

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March 1, 2022 220000 SEATS

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

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

During manufacturing, the evaporative lines for the EVAP system may have been routed incorrectly. This could result in a Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp turning on.

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March 1, 2022 071420 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS:HOSES/VALVES/SENSORS

During manufacturing, the evaporative lines for the EVAP system may have been routed incorrectly. This could result in a Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp turning on.

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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 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Due to a manufacturing defect, the vehicles were built without the engine oil label. The label shows the oil viscosity.

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January 1, 2022 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

Due to a manufacturing defect, the vehicles were built without the engine oil label. The label shows the oil viscosity.

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January 1, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

After performing vehicle test, fault code 80422D “self-leveling suspension missing slave” will not clear.

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January 1, 2022 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

After performing vehicle test, fault code 80422D “self-leveling suspension missing slave” will not clear.

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

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

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December 1, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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December 1, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

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

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December 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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December 1, 2021 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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

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

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December 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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December 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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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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November 1, 2021 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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November 1, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

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

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November 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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

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

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July 1, 2021 092200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

The hose clamp connecting the fuel filler pipe to the fuel tank may have been positioned incorrectly. Furthermore, owing to its larger outer diameter, the filler pipe installed in the vehicle cannot be positioned up to the end position in t

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July 1, 2021 092300 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL FILTER

The hose clamp connecting the fuel filler pipe to the fuel tank may have been positioned incorrectly. Furthermore, owing to its larger outer diameter, the filler pipe installed in the vehicle cannot be positioned up to the end position in t

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October 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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December 1, 2020 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 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

THIGH SUPPORT UPHOLSTERY DETACHES FROM SEAT: The seat leather upholstery detaches from the front of the thigh support (aka knee bolster) of either front seat.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

?TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. This error may result in the Service Engine Soon (MIL) light not being activated if a fault is found in the tank vent system after a s

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December 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

?TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. This error may result in the Service Engine Soon (MIL) light not being activated if a fault is found in the tank vent system after a s

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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 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

DSCi units which potentially have a faulty hydraulic valve were installed in the vehicles. The affected unitsmay activate a sporadic red-colored Check Control Message.

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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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

When performing an engine oil service on vehicles equipped with a S63M engine the ETK states to use “Setoil filter element” P/N 11 42 5 A33 C43. P/N 11 42 5 A33 C43 is a new part number that was recently created without current parts availa

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September 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

Noise is heard from the seat frame/rail assembly when activating the seat motors.

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September 1, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

After performing vehicle test, fault code 80422D “self-leveling suspension missing slave” will not clear.

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September 1, 2021 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance brake systems which are designed for sporty, dynamic driving styles. As a side effect of the high

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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 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

FALSE ALARM ACTIVATION TRIGGERED BY INTERIOR ULTRASOUND SENSOR: The DWA (anti-theft alarm) triggers for no apparent reason with all the vehicle’s doors and windows closed.

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January 1, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

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

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January 1, 2021 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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January 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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January 1, 2021 116600 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:COIL

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

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

The center console (armrest) may not open.

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July 1, 2021 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

The tailgate will not completely open and will not close completely. In most cases, the tailgate will release and open only a short distance before stopping. In some situations, a humming noise can be heard, but no activation can be seen.

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July 1, 2021 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance brake systems which are designed for sporty, dynamic driving styles. As a side effect of the hig

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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May 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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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 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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Moisture in the driver footwell and/or passenger footwell when the air conditioning (A/C) is activated.

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June 1, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Moisture in the driver footwell and/or passenger footwell when the air conditioning (A/C) is activated.

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Moisture in the driver footwell and/or passenger footwell when the air conditioning (A/C) is activated.

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June 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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May 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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

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

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 1, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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May 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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May 1, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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May 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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 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 107000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS

KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE OVER UNEVEN ROAD SURFACES: . Knocking noises coming from the rear axle when cornering slowly and/or traveling over uneven road surfaces.

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April 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE OVER UNEVEN ROAD SURFACES: . Knocking noises coming from the rear axle when cornering slowly and/or traveling over uneven road surfaces.

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April 1, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

WIPERS ACTIVATED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN A DRIVE-THROUGH CAR WASH: When the vehicle is in a drive-through car wash with the automatic wiper mode selected, the wipers may activate.

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April 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

WIPERS ACTIVATED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN A DRIVE-THROUGH CAR WASH: When the vehicle is in a drive-through car wash with the automatic wiper mode selected, the wipers may activate.

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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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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 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 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

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

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

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

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March 1, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

SECOND ROW SEAT LEATHER CLOUDY/DISCOLORED: Milky-white stains (discolorations) in the leather are observed in the second-row seat bottom, backrests and/or headrests.

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March 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

SECOND ROW SEAT LEATHER CLOUDY/DISCOLORED: Milky-white stains (discolorations) in the leather are observed in the second-row seat bottom, backrests and/or headrests.

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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 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

OUTER HEADREST SECOND ROW: BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop on certain Model Year 2021 BMW X5 SAV and X7 SAV vehicles that were produced between February 8, 2021 and February 17, 2021.

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February 1, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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December 1, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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January 1, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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January 1, 2021 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

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

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January 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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 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.

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January 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FALSE ALARM ACTIVATION TRIGGERED BY INTERIOR ULTRASOUND SENSOR: The DWA (anti-theft alarm) triggers for no apparent reason with all the vehicle’s doors and windows closed.

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January 1, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

FALSE ALARM ACTIVATION TRIGGERED BY INTERIOR ULTRASOUND SENSOR: The DWA (anti-theft alarm) triggers for no apparent reason with all the vehicle’s doors and windows closed.

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January 1, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

FALSE ALARM ACTIVATION TRIGGERED BY INTERIOR ULTRASOUND SENSOR: The DWA (anti-theft alarm) triggers for no apparent reason with all the vehicle’s doors and windows closed.

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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

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

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November 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2020 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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November 1, 2020 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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November 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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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November 1, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. This error may result in the Service Engine Soon (MIL) light not being activated if a fault is found in the tank vent system after a se

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November 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. This error may result in the Service Engine Soon (MIL) light not being activated if a fault is found in the tank vent system after a se

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October 1, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

WIPERS ACTIVATED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN A DRIVE-THROUGH CAR WASH: When the vehicle is in a drive-through car wash with the automatic wiper mode selected, the wipers may activate. The wipers’ sweep movement can potentially damage the wiper b

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

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

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October 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

HOLE IN LEATHER AT SIDE LOCK BOLT, 2ND ROW 60/40 SPLIT BENCH SEAT: There is a visible hole in the leather of the 2nd row of seats. The hole is located on the side lock bolt of the left rear seat backrest. The rear seat backrest in the 2nd r

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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 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 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 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 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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December 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

THIGH SUPPORT UPHOLSTERY DETACHES FROM SEAT: The seat leather upholstery detaches from the front of the thigh support (aka knee bolster) of either front seat.

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December 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

?TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. This error may result in the Service Engine Soon (MIL) light not being activated if a fault is found in the tank vent system after a s

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December 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

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

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December 1, 2020 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 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 130000 VISIBILITY

WIPERS ACTIVATED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN A DRIVE-THROUGH CAR WASH: When the vehicle is in a drive-through car wash with the automatic wiper mode selected, the wipers may activate. The wipers’ sweep movement can potentially damage the wiper b

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

WIPERS ACTIVATED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN A DRIVE-THROUGH CAR WASH: When the vehicle is in a drive-through car wash with the automatic wiper mode selected, the wipers may activate. The wipers’ sweep movement can potentially damage the wiper b

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

WIPERS ACTIVATED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN A DRIVE-THROUGH CAR WASH: When the vehicle is in a drive-through car wash with the automatic wiper mode selected, the wipers may activate. The wipers’ sweep movement can potentially damage the wiper b

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October 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

WIPERS ACTIVATED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN A DRIVE-THROUGH CAR WASH: When the vehicle is in a drive-through car wash with the automatic wiper mode selected, the wipers may activate. The wipers’ sweep movement can potentially damage the wiper b

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

BACKREST MISALIGNMENT OF 60/40 SECOND ROW SEAT: On vehicles equipped with the second row 60/40 split bench seats, the backrests may not properly align between the two seats.

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September 1, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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September 1, 2020 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

SERVICE ACTION – REPLACE HYDRAULIC UNIT, DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL INTEGRATED: DSCi units which potentially have a faulty hydraulic valve were installed in the vehicles. The affected unitsmay activate a sporadic red-colored Check Control Me

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

CENTER CONSOLE / CUP HOLDER GETS HOT WHEN THE HEAT IS ON: The center console and front cup holder get noticeably too warm to the touch on long journeys with the interior “Heating on”. The air ducts may not be properly connected, this allows

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October 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

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

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October 1, 2020 220000 SEATS

HOLE IN LEATHER AT SIDE LOCK BOLT, 2ND ROW 60/40 SPLIT BENCH SEAT: There is a visible hole in the leather of the 2nd row of seats. The hole is located on the side lock bolt of the left rear seat backrest. The rear seat backrest in the 2nd r

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

HOLE IN LEATHER AT SIDE LOCK BOLT, 2ND ROW 60/40 SPLIT BENCH SEAT: There is a visible hole in the leather of the 2nd row of seats. The hole is located on the side lock bolt of the left rear seat backrest. The rear seat backrest in the 2nd r

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

HOLE IN LEATHER AT SIDE LOCK BOLT, 2ND ROW 60/40 SPLIT BENCH SEAT: There is a visible hole in the leather of the 2nd row of seats. The hole is located on the side lock bolt of the left rear seat backrest. The rear seat backrest in the 2nd r

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