TSB List for the 1996 BMW 328

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 328 are official communications between BMW & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
  • SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE WARNING
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
  • SEATS
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

    • TSB #SIB-22-01-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032815

      BMW VEHICLE: NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE/RIGHT SIDE. A GRINDING OR SCRAPING NOISE MAY BE HEARD WHILE CORNERING AT VEHICLE SPEEDS UP TO 30 MPH. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SIB-41-02-09

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033135

      BMW VEHICLES: REAR AXLE CARRIER (SUB FRAME) SUPPORT PROPOSED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, A FRACTURE IN THE STEEL BODY STRUCTURE COULD FORM IN THE AREA AROUND ONE OF THE REAR AXLE CARRIER MOUNTING POINTS. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #SI-B-34-11-08

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030844

      BMW VEHICLES: TEILECLEARING FOR DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC). A PART REPLACEMENT AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BY SUBMITTING A TC CASE IN PUMA BEFORE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DSC COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLES ... Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE WARNING

    • TSB #34 02 98

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601210

      SUBJECT REGARDING THE ABS/ASC WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED DURING DYNAMOMETER TEST. *YC *JN Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

    • TSB #SI-B-34-11-08

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030844

      BMW VEHICLES: TEILECLEARING FOR DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC). A PART REPLACEMENT AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BY SUBMITTING A TC CASE IN PUMA BEFORE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DSC COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLES ... Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SIB122512

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051359

      BMW: VEHICLE DOES NOT START: LOOSE GROUND Z6000 *4B. COVERED UNDER THE TERMS OF THE BMW NEW VEHICLE/SAV LIMITED WARRANTY. *JS Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SIB-12-12-08

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028525

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. DME FC 2A15 MINOR LEAK AND 2A16 SUPERFINE LEAK IN EVAPORATION SYSTEM. TANK VENTILATION CORRUGATED HOSE MAY CONTACT THE LOW SIDE AIR CONDITIONING PRESSURE LINE ALUMINUM FERREL. Read More »

    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025584

      N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. Read More »

    • TSB #SI B12 01 08

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025573

      N52 EDK THROTTLE JAMMING FAULTS 2D09, 2CED AND 2CEC. MODEL E90 AND E91 (3 SERIES) AND E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES), ALL MODELS UP TO 11/2005 WITH N52 ENGINE. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-22-01-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032815

      BMW VEHICLE: NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE/RIGHT SIDE. A GRINDING OR SCRAPING NOISE MAY BE HEARD WHILE CORNERING AT VEHICLE SPEEDS UP TO 30 MPH. Read More »

    • TSB #120405

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10015410

      CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED AND/OR VEHICLE OVERHEATS. BMW E90 (3 SERIES) ALL E90 (3 SERIES) AND E60 (5 SERIES) MODELS EQUIPPED WITH N52 ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #121099

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606353

      INFORMATION REGARDING VOLUNTARY EMISSION RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. 99E-A01. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #120299

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606040

      CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF MOTORSPORT ENGINE RUNS ROUGH ON COLD START. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025584

      N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER

    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025584

      N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

    • TSB #SIB-12-12-08

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028525

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. DME FC 2A15 MINOR LEAK AND 2A16 SUPERFINE LEAK IN EVAPORATION SYSTEM. TANK VENTILATION CORRUGATED HOSE MAY CONTACT THE LOW SIDE AIR CONDITIONING PRESSURE LINE ALUMINUM FERREL. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #12 10 97

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601101

      SUBJECT ON VOLUNTARY EXHAUST EMISSION SERVICE ACTION NO. 98E-A01. *YC *JN Read More »

    • TSB #12 10 97

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600873

      SUBJECT ON VOLUNTARY EXHAUST EMISSION SERVICE ACTION NO. 98E-A01. PRODUCED FROM 10/95 - 11/97 *YC*DB Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #16 01 98

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600874

      INFORMATION ON EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL AND FUEL FILLER CAP / FILLER DOOR LABELS. *YC Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIB-16-01-06

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032989

      BMW: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIR PROCEDURE. THE CASE WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING DOES NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

    • TSB #SIB-16-01-06

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032989

      BMW: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIR PROCEDURE. THE CASE WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING DOES NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #SIB-16-08-06

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033131

      BMW VEHICLES: ENGINE CRANKS BUT DOES NOT START; FUEL LEVEL GAUGE DISPLAYS A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF FUEL, ALTHOUGH THE FUEL TANK IS EMPTY; FAULT CODE 2A1C (FUEL LEVEL PLAUSIBILITY) IS STORED IN MSV80. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIB-16-01-06

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032989

      BMW: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIR PROCEDURE. THE CASE WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING DOES NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SIB270212

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051459

      BMW: DSC WARNING LIGHT IS ON. THE WARNING LAMPS FOR DSC, ABS AND BRAKE WARNING ILLUMINATED. THERE MAY ALSO BE A WARNING IN THE CONTROL DISPLAY FOR CHASSIS CONTROL SYSTEM FAILURE. *JS Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #SIB-61-37-12

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051519

      BMW: THE HIGH-VOLTAGE (HV) BATTERY CELLS COULD BE DAMAGED IF THE VEHICLE IS PREVENTED FROM ENTERING SLEEP MODE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. UPDATED 03/11/2013 *JS Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #SIB-65-36-09

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037078

      BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #SIB-62-02-95

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041410

      BMW: E36. INFORMATION ON THE REPLACEMENT OF INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS. *RM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SIB-72-05-07

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040049

      BMW: A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING ONE OR BOTH OF THE SEAT BELT ASSISTANTS TO NOT EXTEND FULLY OR MAY NOT EXTEND AT ALL. THE POSITION AT WHICH THE ASSISTANT COMES TO REST VARIES. E92. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-65-36-09

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037078

      BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #B63-03-12

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044032

      BMW: THE LEFT OR RIGHT REAR LIGHT IN THE SIDE PANEL HAS CONDENSATION CONCERNING VEHICLES PRODUCED UP TO FEBRUARY 27,2012. *JS Read More »

    • TSB #SI B63 02 08

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025585

      REAR BULB FAILURE. MODEL E92 (3 SERIES COUPE) VEHICLES PRODUCED UP TO JANUARY 21, 2008 ARE AFFECTED. THE BULB OUT WARNING SHOWS IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #SIB-65-75-06

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029605

      BMW SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP (AWL) IS ILLUMINATED, TOGETHER WITH THE PASSENGER AIRBAG STATUS LAMP (POL). THE PROBLEM MAY BE INTERMITTENT. MICROCRACKS IN THE OC3 SEAT MAT. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-65-36-09

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037078

      BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #SIB-72-05-07

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040049

      BMW: A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING ONE OR BOTH OF THE SEAT BELT ASSISTANTS TO NOT EXTEND FULLY OR MAY NOT EXTEND AT ALL. THE POSITION AT WHICH THE ASSISTANT COMES TO REST VARIES. E92. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-72-28-06

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040050

      BMW: THE END OF THE SEATBELT ASSISTANT BREAKS/FALLS OFF WHEN RETRACTING. THE RETAINING TAB IS NOT ROBUST ENOUGH. E92. *RM Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #SIB-41-02-09

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033135

      BMW VEHICLES: REAR AXLE CARRIER (SUB FRAME) SUPPORT PROPOSED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, A FRACTURE IN THE STEEL BODY STRUCTURE COULD FORM IN THE AREA AROUND ONE OF THE REAR AXLE CARRIER MOUNTING POINTS. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #SIB-41-02-09

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033135

      BMW VEHICLES: REAR AXLE CARRIER (SUB FRAME) SUPPORT PROPOSED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, A FRACTURE IN THE STEEL BODY STRUCTURE COULD FORM IN THE AREA AROUND ONE OF THE REAR AXLE CARRIER MOUNTING POINTS. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #540200

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #613547

      INFORMATION REGARDING CONVERTIBLE TOP JAMS AGAINST STORAGE LID WHEN OPENING ON CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES. **MR Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #SI B52 05 08

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025848

      BMW: SEAT FRAME DESIGN CHANGED FOR 392 (3 SERIES COUPE) PRODUCED UP TO MAY 2007. ON EARLY PRODUCTION E92S, THE SOCKET WHICH SECURES THE SEAT BACKREST RELEASE CABLE TO THE RELEASE MECHANISM COULD PULL FREE FROM THE RELEASE MECHANISM. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #SIB-22-01-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032815

      BMW VEHICLE: NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE/RIGHT SIDE. A GRINDING OR SCRAPING NOISE MAY BE HEARD WHILE CORNERING AT VEHICLE SPEEDS UP TO 30 MPH. Read More »

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