TSB List for the 2016 BMW 550

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2016 550 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

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10142929

    CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or when turning the steering whe

  • TSB #B661017

    NHTSA ID #10146770

    BUZZING NOISE HEARD COMING FROM STEERING WHEEL. While driving at highway speeds, on uneven road surfaces, a buzzing noise is heard coming from the steering wheel. The Lane Departure Warning (LDW) vibration system

  • TSB #B661616

    NHTSA ID #10146845

    BUZZING NOISE HEARD COMING FROM STEERING WHEEL. While driving at highway speeds, on older (worn) road surfaces, a buzzing noise is heard coming from the steering wheel. The Lane Departure Warning (LDW) vibration system

  • TSB #B320616

    NHTSA ID #10151312

    Troubleshooting intermittent Steering Assistance with Electric Power Steering (EPS). Intermittent steering assistance failure CAUSE The power supply of the EPS control unit.

  • TSB #B510416

    NHTSA ID #10151176

    Groaning Noise When Adjusting Steering Column. A groaning noise can be heard when the steering column is retracted and moves into the lower position. Friction between gap trim and the lower trim cover.

  • TSB #B510416

    NHTSA ID #10151101

    SUBJECT Groaning Noise When Adjusting Steering Column. A groaning noise can be heard when the steering column is retracted and moves into the lower position. CAUSE Friction between gap trim and the lower trim cover

  • TSB #B070314

    NHTSA ID #10151068

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015. Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

SUSPENSION

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10147715

    Clicking Noise from Front Axle. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement between the contact surfaces of the wheel bearing and swivel bearing (knuckle)

SUSPENSION:FRONT

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

    CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

  • TSB #B340515

    NHTSA ID #10138392

    TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM

  • TSB #B370115

    NHTSA ID #10151313

    Service Action: Replace Left Rear Air Spring. Torsional stress can cause the threaded fabric of the left air spring bellow to rupture and lose its airtightness. If the air spring is not airtight, the vehicle will lean on one side.

SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

    CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

  • TSB #B340515

    NHTSA ID #10138392

    TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10147009

    CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 31 01 12 dated June 2015. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement betwee

SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM

  • TSB #B370115

    NHTSA ID #10156210

    Service Action: Replace Left Rear Air Spring. Torsional stress can cause the threaded fabric of the left air spring bellow to rupture and lose its airtightness. If the air spring is not airtight, the vehicle will lean on one side.

SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM:LINES AND FITTINGS

  • TSB #B370115

    NHTSA ID #10156210

    Service Action: Replace Left Rear Air Spring. Torsional stress can cause the threaded fabric of the left air spring bellow to rupture and lose its airtightness. If the air spring is not airtight, the vehicle will lean on one side.

  • TSB #B370115

    NHTSA ID #10157983

    Service Action: Replace Left Rear Air Spring. Torsional stress can cause the threaded fabric of the left air spring bellow to rupture and lose its airtightness. If the air spring is not airtight, the vehicle will lean on one side.

BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #B340117

    NHTSA ID #10149238

    VIBRATION WHILE BRAKING. Vibration while braking is noticed: ? Most commonly when coming to a stop from higher speeds ? Less prominent when brakes are cold. ? After wheel balancing, the problem still exists. ? All other diagnosis according

  • TSB #B340516

    NHTSA ID #10146892

    CBS BRAKE PAD CALCULATION AND CORRECTION. When a vehicle comes into the workshop for any repair or maintenance job, the bundling calculator recommends a brake maintenance checkup. No brake warning light is illuminated. CBS shows 3,107 miles

  • TSB #B662116

    NHTSA ID #10146906

    KAFAS CAMERA-BASED ASSISTANCE SYSTEM LIMITS. INFORMATION The situations described above may all be caused by known limitations of the system such as: Dirty windshield Incomplete calibration process Unsuccessful calibration Restricted visibi

  • TSB #B330416

    NHTSA ID #10147540

    Delivery Stop: Replace Rear Differential.

  • TSB #340714

    NHTSA ID #10147612

    "SUBJECT Carbon Ceramic Brake Noise. INFORMATION ""M"" vehicles are designed for high-performance, spirited driving. To accommodate this type of driving profile, a braking system which exceeds the standards for handling heavy brake forces,

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

  • TSB #B341019

    NHTSA ID #10169460

    HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance bra

  • TSB #B340714

    NHTSA ID #10152664

    "Carbon Ceramic Brake Noise. INFORMATION ""M"" vehicles are designed for high-performance, spirited driving. To accommodate this type of driving profile, a braking system which exceeds the standards for handling heavy brake forces, extreme

  • TSB #B340614

    NHTSA ID #10147871

    ?SI B34 06 14December 2015 BrakesTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 34 06 14 December 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT M5 and M6 Front Axle Brake Squeak with Compound Brake System. A squeaking

  • TSB #B340414

    NHTSA ID #10147242

    Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 34 04 14 dated December 2014. Designates changes to the bulletin. INFORMATION 1.Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses d

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

  • TSB #B340414

    NHTSA ID #10147242

    Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 34 04 14 dated December 2014. Designates changes to the bulletin. INFORMATION 1.Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses d

ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #B012118

    NHTSA ID #10167977

    N63: OIL CONSUMPTION CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT DIAGNOSIS/REPAIRS (VERSION 12.0). What's New: Engine Timing Chain Guide Pre-Inspection (with Valve Stem Seal Repair) instruction added Updated N63 Replacement Engine Assembly/Part statement added

  • TSB #B012918

    NHTSA ID #10167978

    N63 ENGINE VEHICLES: CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR ENGINE OILCONSUMPTION/BATTER. What's New: The short-term extension window of one (1) year/12,000 miles from date of the settlement has expired.

  • TSB #B012118

    NHTSA ID #10165276

    While engine oil consumption may create a customer inconvenience in the short term it should not cause any drivability problems that would prevent normal day-to-day operational use of the vehicle.

  • TSB #B010518

    NHTSA ID #10163991

    N63T ENGINE FUEL INJECTORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES This Service Information Bulletin replaces SI B01 05 18 dated January 2018. Engine starts poorly (hard starting) rough idle and misfires.

  • TSB #B012918

    NHTSA ID #10163992

    N63 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR OIL CONSUMPTION AND BATTERY DRAIN - OVERVIEW This Service Information Bulletin replaces SI B01 29 18 dated October 2018.

  • TSB #B012118

    NHTSA ID #10163026

    N63 ENGINE: OIL CONSUMPTION CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR PROCEDURES. While engine oil consumption may create a customer inconvenience in the short term it should not cause any drivability problems that would prevent normal d

  • TSB #B110119

    NHTSA ID #10163027

    ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 01 19 dated February 2019.

  • TSB #B121919

    NHTSA ID #10161555

    Service Information May 2019 Engine Electrical Systems B12 19 19 Technical Service. On the affected vehicles a DME software error prevents the Check Control Message (CCM) "Low Engine Oil Level" to be displayed in instrument cluster (Kombi)

  • TSB #B012418

    NHTSA ID #10160286

    On the affected vehicles the CBS engine oil service interval has been reduced to 1 year/10000 miles to make these vehicles consistent with all other N63x engine equipped vehicles.

  • TSB #B010319

    NHTSA ID #10160238

    N63T ENGINE - REAR MONITORING OXYGEN (O2) SENSORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES. The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) lights up after performing the Vehicle Test diagnosis fault(s) relating to the rear monitoring oxyg

  • TSB #B012418

    NHTSA ID #10160243

    On the affected vehicles the CBS engine oil service interval has been reduced to 1 year/10000 miles to make these vehicles consistent with all other N63x engine equipped vehicles.

  • TSB #B110113

    NHTSA ID #10149564

    N63 AND N63T ENGINE: ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION, ENGINE OIL TOP-UPS AND REFILL CAPACITY. Customers with one of the vehicles above may complain that the engine's oil consumption is "too high," resulting in engine oil top-ups and workshop visits

  • TSB #B111117

    NHTSA ID #10149961

    ?ENGINE LEAK DIAGNOSIS ON TURBOCHARGED V8 ENGINES. When diagnosing an engine oil leak or a coolant leak on turbocharged V8 engines it is necessary to use a borescope to identify if the source of the leak is from under the turbochargers. En

  • TSB #B110115

    NHTSA ID #10135019

    Engine Oil Quick Reference Chart and Drain Plug Torque: The current version of ISTA/D has an error in the engine oil capacity specification for all vehicles with the N63R engine and xDrive.

  • TSB #B110119

    NHTSA ID #10154817

    ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE. One of the following complaints may be reported The engine runs erratically; The engine causes vibrations when running; Grinding noise from the engine compartment when engine is running.

  • TSB #B111417

    NHTSA ID #10154818

    N20 AND N26 ENGINES TURBOCHARGER ELECTRIC WASTEGATE ACTUATOR LINKAGE PIN CORROSION This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 14 17 dated February 2018.

  • TSB #B110117

    NHTSA ID #10149222

    N63T AND S63T ENGINE: VALVE SEAL REPLACEMENT. This SI provides a new tool and a new procedure for the N63TU valve seals replacement. Please refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. SI B11 07 11 - Turbocharger

  • TSB #B180117

    NHTSA ID #10146534

    "? DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) CLEANING . The following performance issues may be noticed by the customer: CC-Message ""Drive faulty"" Engine jerking or a lack of power over the whole engine speed range Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL)

  • TSB #B180310

    NHTSA ID #10146535

    "? NO REGENERATION OF THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B18 03 10 dated November 2010. . The Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. The following fault codes may be stored in the DDE: N47

  • TSB #B111715

    NHTSA ID #10146527

    "?N63, N63TU, N63R, S63 AND S63TU ENGINES: UPPER OIL PAN REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B11 17 15 dated October 2016. . INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the engine u

  • TSB #B110117

    NHTSA ID #10146525

    ?N63T AND S63T ENGINE: VALVE SEAL REPLACEMENT . This SI provides a new tool and a new procedure for the N63TU valve seals replacement. Please refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. SI B11 07 11 - Turbocharg

  • TSB #B662116

    NHTSA ID #10146906

    KAFAS CAMERA-BASED ASSISTANCE SYSTEM LIMITS. INFORMATION The situations described above may all be caused by known limitations of the system such as: Dirty windshield Incomplete calibration process Unsuccessful calibration Restricted visibi

  • TSB #B511615

    NHTSA ID #10147017

    "Delivery Stop: Remove Engine Oil Label. Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. On affected vehicles, there i

  • TSB #B110716

    NHTSA ID #10151353

    Diesel Engine: Intake Manifold Damaged. The Service Engine Soon light is on. There may also be: Complaints of lack of engine performance An exhaust smell coming from the engine area. The following fault codes may be stored in the DDE: 24CE0

  • TSB #B120516

    NHTSA ID #10151355

    "N55 - ENGINE MALFUNCTION WARNING DUE TO VAPOR FORMING IN THE FUEL SYSTEM This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 05 16 dated April 2016. The Engine ""Drivetrain Malfunction"" Check Control warning is displayed and the Service E

  • TSB #B620816

    NHTSA ID #10151325

    Incomplete AdBlue Check Control Message (CCM) on the Central Information Display. An incorrectly displayed AdBlue (Diesel Exhaust Fluid refill range) CCM is shown on the Central Information Display. Improper instrument cluster software

  • TSB #B111715

    NHTSA ID #10151303

    "N63, N63TU and N63R Engines: Upper Oil Pan Removal and Installation Repair Instructions This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B11 17 15 dated August 2015.. INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the engine upper oil pan asse

  • TSB #B120516

    NHTSA ID #10151250

    "N55 - Engine Malfunction Warning Due to Vapor Forming in the Fuel System. The Engine Drivetrain Malfunction"" Check Control warning is displayed and the Service Engine Soon (MIL) Lamp may also be on. In areas where winterized fuel is used,

  • TSB #B070314

    NHTSA ID #10151068

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015. Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10147235

    ?N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no dri

  • TSB #B111315

    NHTSA ID #10151399

    The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

  • TSB #B110815

    NHTSA ID #10147125

    N63 Engine: Valve Seal Replacement. Refer to the following applicable SIBs before replacing the valve seals. ? B11 07 11 - Turbocharger Failure: Oil Supply and Return Line Blockage and Proper Repairs ? B11 07 12 - N63 Engine: Oil Consumptio

  • TSB #B121615

    NHTSA ID #10147665

    N63T: Oxygen Sensor Internal Resistance Faults. The Service Engine Soon light comes on with either or both of the following faults stored in the DME memory: ? 12B701 - Oxygen sensor heating after catalytic converter, function: Internal resi

  • TSB #B110315

    NHTSA ID #10147652

    N20 and N26 Engine: Oil Leaks from Cylinder Head Cover. There is an engine oil leakage under the vehicle, or the vehicle smells of engine oil. The cylinder head cover gasket is leaking engine oil due to loose retaining bolt(s).

  • TSB #122114

    NHTSA ID #10147073

    SI B12 21 14February 2015 Engine Electrical SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 21 14 dated December 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Engine Malfunction Warning Illuminated with FC 1

  • TSB #120415

    NHTSA ID #10147595

    SUBJECT DME Internal and Valvetronic Faults Set at Cold Ambient Temperatures. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) can be illuminated with the erroneous internal and Valvetronic faults stored in the DME. The MIL will only come on if the faul

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B110117

    NHTSA ID #10142922

    N63T AND S63T ENGINE: VALVE SEAL REPLACEMENT: This SI provides a new tool and a new procedure for the N63TU valve seals replacement.

  • TSB #B111115

    NHTSA ID #10146568

    ?SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE THERMOSTAT What's New: ? Part number and quantity of coolant has been updated. Refer to the Warranty section for details. . The Service Engine Soon light is on with corresponding fault codes in the DME for the e

  • TSB #B111216

    NHTSA ID #10146569

    ?SERVICE ACTION: SERVICE ACTION: N63T ENGINE CHECK AND REPLACE THE CRANKCASE VENTILATION HOSES What's New: ? Defect Code format updated ? Consequential Additional Repair(s) statement added ? Overlapping Labor Procedure statement added . The

  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10146573

    N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Injector ETK Part Number Error What's New: ? Procedure change: indentifying injector type using an ISTA test plan. . The current version of the ETK incorporates multiple part number errors

  • TSB #B111115

    NHTSA ID #10150961

    ?SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE THERMOSTAT New information provided by this revision. Please perform the procedure outlined in this Service Information on all affected vehicles before customer delivery. In the event the customer has already t

  • TSB #B111315

    NHTSA ID #10146945

    The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

  • TSB #B110119

    NHTSA ID #10163027

    ENGINE VIBRATIONS OR NOISE This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 01 19 dated February 2019.

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

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10151072

    February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

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

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10151072

    February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #B111115

    NHTSA ID #10150902

    SI B11 11 15 January 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 11 11 15 dated August 2015. The Service Engine Soon light is on with corresponding fault codes in the DME for the engine thermostat.

  • TSB #B111115

    NHTSA ID #10147447

    Service Action: Replace the Thermostat. The Service Engine Soon light is on with corresponding fault codes in the DME for the engine thermostat.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

  • TSB #B111216

    NHTSA ID #10163994

    The crankcase ventilation hoses may become brittle and break when they come in contact with hot engine components. One or more of the crankcase ventilation hoses are not FPM (fluoroelastomer) rubber material. The FPM rubber material is engi

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #B180117

    NHTSA ID #10146534

    "? DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) CLEANING . The following performance issues may be noticed by the customer: CC-Message ""Drive faulty"" Engine jerking or a lack of power over the whole engine speed range Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL)

  • TSB #B180310

    NHTSA ID #10146535

    "? NO REGENERATION OF THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B18 03 10 dated November 2010. . The Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. The following fault codes may be stored in the DDE: N47

  • TSB #B620816

    NHTSA ID #10151325

    Incomplete AdBlue Check Control Message (CCM) on the Central Information Display. An incorrectly displayed AdBlue (Diesel Exhaust Fluid refill range) CCM is shown on the Central Information Display. Improper instrument cluster software

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10151249

    N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no driv

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10151072

    February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10147235

    ?N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no dri

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

  • TSB #B122319

    NHTSA ID #10163995

    DIAGNOSTIC HINT: CATALYTIC CONVERTER INSPECTION AFTER LOSS OF CRANKSHAFT SIGNAL. In certain situations when the crankshaft position signal is lost while driving the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and an engine malfunction check control me

  • TSB #B121615

    NHTSA ID #10147665

    N63T: Oxygen Sensor Internal Resistance Faults. The Service Engine Soon light comes on with either or both of the following faults stored in the DME memory: ? 12B701 - Oxygen sensor heating after catalytic converter, function: Internal resi

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

  • TSB #B110716

    NHTSA ID #10151353

    Diesel Engine: Intake Manifold Damaged. The Service Engine Soon light is on. There may also be: Complaints of lack of engine performance An exhaust smell coming from the engine area. The following fault codes may be stored in the DDE: 24CE0

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #B160419

    NHTSA ID #10163033

    NEW REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK INTERNAL FUEL LINE CONNECTION. INFORMATION WARRANTY INFORMATION Not applicable. This Service Information bulletin provides technical and repair procedure-related information.

  • TSB #B662317

    NHTSA ID #10135050

    CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE: When the remote is located in the range of the Smart Opener operation may be the contactless tailgate (Smart Opener) opens / close unintentionally from objects in the vicinity of the rea

  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10146632

    ?N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Injector ETK Part Number Error What's New: ? Identifying the injector type using the ISTA test plan ? Determining the injector part number using the new the parts table. The current versio

  • TSB #B120516

    NHTSA ID #10151355

    "N55 - ENGINE MALFUNCTION WARNING DUE TO VAPOR FORMING IN THE FUEL SYSTEM This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 05 16 dated April 2016. The Engine ""Drivetrain Malfunction"" Check Control warning is displayed and the Service E

  • TSB #B620716

    NHTSA ID #10151324

    Unintentional Active ECO-PRO Bonus Miles Reset. Fluctations of fuel level (causing resistance changes in the level sensor) while vehicle is stationary, are interpreted as refueling. This causes active ECO PRO mode bonus range to reset. Err

  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10151079

    SI B13 03 15 February 2016 Fuel Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 03 15 dated March 2015 and replaces SI B13 04 13 dated March 2014. SUBJECT N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Inje

  • TSB #B122114

    NHTSA ID #10147189

    Engine Malfunction Warning Illuminated with FC 193208: Fuel Level Plausibility Stored in DME. The customer states that the engine malfunction warning lamp is illuminated, and while filling the fuel tank, the fuel gauge did not show the prop

  • TSB #B130215

    NHTSA ID #10147131

    Service Action: N63 Replace High-Pressure Fuel Pumps. The high-pressure pump may fail, resulting in an engine malfunction warning and reduced engine output.

  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10152306

    "N20 and N26 Engines: ETK Injector Part Number Error. INFORMATION The current version of ETK has an error on screen 13_1417: ""High -pressure pump/Tubing."" When selecting the high-pressure pump, the screen states ""only in conjunction with

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • TSB #B130215

    NHTSA ID #10147192

    "?SI B13 02 15July 2015 Fuel SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 02 15 dated May 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Service Action: N63 Replace High-Pressure Fuel Pumps. The high-press

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #B010518

    NHTSA ID #10163991

    N63T ENGINE FUEL INJECTORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES This Service Information Bulletin replaces SI B01 05 18 dated January 2018. Engine starts poorly (hard starting) rough idle and misfires.

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

  • TSB #B011817

    NHTSA ID #10160241

    N63T HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP HDP LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 18 17 dated July 2018.

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

  • TSB #B122114

    NHTSA ID #10147189

    Engine Malfunction Warning Illuminated with FC 193208: Fuel Level Plausibility Stored in DME. The customer states that the engine malfunction warning lamp is illuminated, and while filling the fuel tank, the fuel gauge did not show the prop

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • TSB #B011817

    NHTSA ID #10160284

    N63T HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP HDP LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 18 17 dated July 2018.

POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #B340515

    NHTSA ID #10135032

    TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

  • TSB #B110916

    NHTSA ID #10135021

    N63, N63TU, S63 and S63TU Engines: Oil Leak from the Rear: Customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. When verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking from between the engine and the transmission

  • TSB #B110916

    NHTSA ID #10151302

    N63, N63TU, S63 and S63TU Engines: Oil Leak from the Rear of the Engine and Transmission Bell Housing. Customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. When verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking f

  • TSB #B510316

    NHTSA ID #10151100

    SUBJECT Noise from the Power Window. When operating front power windows a chattering noise can be heard. Front window regulator is lacking lubrication

  • TSB #B270315

    NHTSA ID #10151404

    Vibration or Shudder from Driveline when Accelerating from a Stop. Chassis stabilization warning is displayed. Vehicle may exhibit a shudder or vibration when taking off from a stop. One or more of the following fault codes may be stored: L

  • TSB #B330115

    NHTSA ID #10147198

    Cracking in Rear Differential Mount Bushing. During inspection, the rear differential mount in the rear axle support shows signs of cracking.

  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10147084

    Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on

  • TSB #120115

    NHTSA ID #10147594

    SUBJECT N20 and N26 Differential Pressure Sensor Fault 195002 Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following differential pressure sensor fault stored: z 195002 - Differential pressure sensor, tank vent valve, e

POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:BELL HOUSING

  • TSB #B110916

    NHTSA ID #10151302

    N63, N63TU, S63 and S63TU Engines: Oil Leak from the Rear of the Engine and Transmission Bell Housing. Customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. When verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking f

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

  • TSB #B123715

    NHTSA ID #10147762

    N63 - Drivetrain Malfunction Warning with Quantity Control Valve Faults. The Drivetrain Malfunction message is displayed and any of the following faults for the quantity control valves are stored in the DME. 11C302 - Fuel- supply control va

  • TSB #B270415

    NHTSA ID #10147241

    Shudder from the Driveline on Vehicles with xDrive. There is a shudder or vibration from the driveline when taking off from a stop, or when accelerating at highway speeds. CAUSE Possible multiple root causes related to the engine, wheels &

POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10142929

    CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or when turning the steering whe

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10146821

    CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 31 01 12 dated June 2015. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement betwee

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B010319

    NHTSA ID #10167975

    N63T REAR MONITORING OXYGEN SENSORS: LTD WTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES. What's New: The F01 (750i xDrive Sedan) production start date has been corrected The Correction and Warranty Information sections have been updated The Parts

  • TSB #B121919

    NHTSA ID #10161555

    Service Information May 2019 Engine Electrical Systems B12 19 19 Technical Service. On the affected vehicles a DME software error prevents the Check Control Message (CCM) "Low Engine Oil Level" to be displayed in instrument cluster (Kombi)

  • TSB #B621118

    NHTSA ID #10153643

    BLACK SPOT IN THE CENTRAL INFORMATION. This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B62 11 18 dated January 2019. Whats New: ? Warranty section - Programming information added. A small black spot remains on the Central Information Displa

  • TSB #B012218

    NHTSA ID #10149559

    N63 ENGINE CLASS ACTION SETTELEMENT: BATTERY SERVICE BENEFIT.

  • TSB #B012318

    NHTSA ID #10149560

    N63 ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT SETTLEMENT: FUTURE ENGINE OIL SERVICE BENEFIT CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain models of the following US specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puert

  • TSB #B012918

    NHTSA ID #10149561

    N63 ENGINE VEHICLES: CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN OVERVIEW CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain of the following US-specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puerto Rico are included.

  • TSB #B613017

    NHTSA ID #10149540

    RAIN/LIGHT SENSOR (RLS): OIL LEAKAGE FROM GEL PAD. ??Oil leaking from the Rain/Light Sensor (RLS). Note: This oil serves as a separation medium between the RLS mounting gel pad and the windscreen. The oil ensures damage free disassembly in

  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10150056

    ?CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Information bulletin is being published because vehicles are down for an extended period of t

  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10150057

    ?BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID's (Integrated Circuit Card Identifier).

  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10143569

    BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

  • TSB #B660518

    NHTSA ID #10138405

    COMFORT ACCESS SPORADICALLY INACTIVE VIA DOOR HANDLE: Sporadically, CA (Comfort Access) locking or unlocking of the vehicle does not work via the door handles.

  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10136745

    ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information

  • TSB #B613014

    NHTSA ID #10146652

    "?BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure What's new: ? "Models" updated: Model Year 2017 vehicles added ? "Models" updated: Model Year G12 (7 Series) excluded from program ? "Procedure" updated: N63R engine added to 20

  • TSB #B840316

    NHTSA ID #10146659

    SERVICE ACTION: GSM COMBOX DEACTIVATION / DISCONTINUATION WITH 4 YEAR ASSIST SERVICE. What's New: ? Model: Option code removed to prevent confusion about affected vehicles ? Situation: Information added about Bluetooth functionality that is

  • TSB #B840816

    NHTSA ID #10146660

    The underlying 2G technology for the GSM (Global System Mobile communication) COMBOX will no longer be supported by the cellular network providers after December 31, 2016. This COMBOX and the BMW Assist services that use its functionality w

  • TSB #B630916

    NHTSA ID #10146600

    ?TAILLIGHT FLICKER WHEN TURN SIGNAL AND BRAKE LIGHT ACTIVE . Taillight flickers when turn signal and brake light are active; see video in this link: tinyurl.com/zmr65st When the following preconditions occur simultaneously: Engine on (idle)

  • TSB #B650616

    NHTSA ID #10146603

    ?NBT HEAD UNIT ABORTS IMPORT OF CD Whats New: ? G12 (7 Series) removed ? I01 (i3) removed ? Warranty Section updated for removal of G12 and I01 . While importing a CD to the internal music collection of an NBT head unit the process aborts.

  • TSB #B652616

    NHTSA ID #10146966

    "USB DEVICE IS NOT DETECTED BY CHAMP2 HEAD UNIT. Media connected to the USB connector is not recognized by the audio system. Playback of files from the media is not possible. Message displayed on the audio system display: ""Title cannot be

  • TSB #B070314

    NHTSA ID #10146779

    Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015.. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

  • TSB #B661816

    NHTSA ID #10147039

    INFORMATION ON THE OPERATION OF THE SMART OPENER. INFORMATION ON THE OPERATION OF THE SMART OPENER MODEL F07 (5 Series Gran Turismo) F10 (5 Series) F12 (6 Series Convertible) F13 (6 Series Coupe) F15 (X5) F16 (X6) F22 (2 Series Coupe) F23 (

  • TSB #B840715

    NHTSA ID #10151274

    SOS Malfunction Is Displayed In Kombi Sporadically. After engine start-up, a CCM (Check Control Message) for SOS malfunction is displayed in the Kombi and in the CID (Central Information Display). One or more of the fault codes below may be

  • TSB #B650616

    NHTSA ID #10151196

    NBT Head Unit Aborts Import of CD. While importing a CD to the internal music collection of an NBT head unit the process aborts. You will see 'import error' on the radio display when this occurs. NBT Head Unit software

  • TSB #B650716

    NHTSA ID #10151197

    NBT and Entry Head Unit Software Update for Improved Satellite Radio Reception. Poor Satellite Radio reception CAUSE After this software update there is a slight improvement in Satellite Radio reception for these vehicles when receiving the

  • TSB #B510316

    NHTSA ID #10151100

    SUBJECT Noise from the Power Window. When operating front power windows a chattering noise can be heard. Front window regulator is lacking lubrication

  • TSB #B610314

    NHTSA ID #10151108

    February 2016 General Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 03 14 dated May 2015. SUBJECT Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge during Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days (an

  • TSB #B650216

    NHTSA ID #10151115

    SUBJECT Audio System Speaker Testing. For audio system speaker testing there is a NED (Non Electrical Diagnosis) Test Plan available. CAUSE We previously recommended use of the Audio Test CD (ATC) from BMW. This CD has been discontinued.

  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10151119

    SI B84 03 14 February 2016 Communication Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B84 03 14 dated October 2014. SUBJECT Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the followi

  • TSB #B070314

    NHTSA ID #10151068

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015. Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

  • TSB #B613014

    NHTSA ID #10151015

    SI B61 30 14. January 2016. General Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 30 14 dated December 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery R

  • TSB #B160915

    NHTSA ID #10147868

    SI B16 09 15 Fuel Supply Systems. December 2015 Technical Service. This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 26 01 15 dated November 2015. The wrong temperature sensor for the Natural Vacuum Leak Detection (NVLD) may have been install

  • TSB #B613014

    NHTSA ID #10147882

    "?SI B61 30 14December 2015 General Electrical SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 30 14 dated July 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacem

  • TSB #B620715

    NHTSA ID #10147830

    "Instrument Cluster display is partially blank. INFORMATION Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks or the BMW Certified Pre-Owned Program. If you are using a Main labor code for a

  • TSB #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10147833

    HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

  • TSB #B610314

    NHTSA ID #10147143

    Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on

  • TSB #B122114

    NHTSA ID #10147130

    ?SI B12 21 14May 2015 Engine Electrical SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 21 14 dated April 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Engine Malfunction Warning Illuminated with FC 193208:

  • TSB #B122114

    NHTSA ID #10152305

    Engine Malfunction Warning Illuminated with FC 193208: Fuel Level Plausibility Stored in DME. The customer states that the engine malfunction warning lamp is illuminated, and while filling the fuel tank, the fuel gauge did not show the prop

  • TSB #B160415

    NHTSA ID #10152309

    Service Action: Program Control Units (SCR). The Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) control module can make an error when calculating the DEF line pressure. This could cause the Service Engine Soon light (MIL) to come on with a pressure pla

  • TSB #122114

    NHTSA ID #10147073

    SI B12 21 14February 2015 Engine Electrical SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 21 14 dated December 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Engine Malfunction Warning Illuminated with FC 1

  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10147084

    Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on

  • TSB #120415

    NHTSA ID #10147595

    SUBJECT DME Internal and Valvetronic Faults Set at Cold Ambient Temperatures. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) can be illuminated with the erroneous internal and Valvetronic faults stored in the DME. The MIL will only come on if the faul

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #B012918

    NHTSA ID #10163992

    N63 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR OIL CONSUMPTION AND BATTERY DRAIN - OVERVIEW This Service Information Bulletin replaces SI B01 29 18 dated October 2018.

  • TSB #B613014

    NHTSA ID #10153642

    BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines a customer satisfaction measure that has been designed exclusively for the BMW vehicles listed above. It involves the replacement of the 12-vol

  • TSB #B613014

    NHTSA ID #10136352

    BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure: This bulletin outlines a customer satisfaction measure that has been designed exclusively for the BMW vehicles listed above.

  • TSB #B652516

    NHTSA ID #10146904

    USB CABLE: BATTERY DISCHARGE/AUDIO FAILURE/RADIO RECEPTION. No sound from the radio, telephone, gong signal and or PDC. Poor radio reception and failure of the telematics systems. Possible Check Control system message: o Battery discharge w

  • TSB #B613014

    NHTSA ID #10151373

    "BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines a customer satisfaction measure that has been designed exclusively for the BMW vehicles listed above. It involves the replacement of the 12-vo

  • TSB #B613014

    NHTSA ID #10147722

    "BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure. INFORMATION This bulletin outlines a customer satisfaction measure that has been designed exclusively for the BMW vehicles listed above. It involves the replacement of the 12-vo

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

  • TSB #B621415

    NHTSA ID #10151019

    Instrument Cluster Multifunction Display Intermittently Blank . Some information displays in the Instrument Cluster (KOMBI) may intermittently go blank. This may include the tachometer and speedometer displays. There is a software error in

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK

  • TSB #B510916

    NHTSA ID #10151178

    Automatic Trunk Does Not Open Fully. Automatic trunk does not open fully on first attempt when using any opening options. During the first unlock attempt, whether using: the inside trunk switch, remote key, Smart opener (foot swipe), the au

DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #B621215

    NHTSA ID #10138402

    INSTRUMENT CLUSTER OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE DISPLAY IMPLAUSIBLE: In the Instrument Cluster (Kombi) display you may observe an implausible outside temperature reading.

  • TSB #B621215

    NHTSA ID #10147884

    Instrument Cluster Outside Temperature Display Implausible. INFORMATION This service information bulletin provides technical, diagnostic and/or repair-related information. Eligible and Covered Work/Repairs To submit a claim for the repair o

  • TSB #B621015

    NHTSA ID #10147831

    "Instrument Cluster display inoperative FC B7F689. The Instrument Cluster (Kombi) is intermittently inoperative with fault code B7F689 ""display backlighting and graphics PCB switched off"" stored. Kombi software."

  • TSB #B620715

    NHTSA ID #10147779

    Instrument Cluster display is partially blank. The Instrument Cluster (Kombi) lower display may be intermittently blank. The Board Computer, Ambient Temperature and Check Control Messages will not display. Instrument Cluster software error.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10143569

    BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

  • TSB #B652316

    NHTSA ID #10146902

    ?AUDIO VOLUME NOT RESTORED AFTER MSA STOP, ENTRY HEAD UNIT. Volume of audio system (when set to near maximum) is reduced when Auto Start-Stop (MSA) stop occurs and is not restored upon automatic engine restart. This is normal system behavio

  • TSB #B661316

    NHTSA ID #10147037

    Erroneous Blind Spot Warnings. Orange triangle warning indicator, on exterior mirror, sporadically appears when there is no vehicle in warning zone. Control unit software error.

  • TSB #B621415

    NHTSA ID #10151019

    Instrument Cluster Multifunction Display Intermittently Blank . Some information displays in the Instrument Cluster (KOMBI) may intermittently go blank. This may include the tachometer and speedometer displays. There is a software error in

  • TSB #B122114

    NHTSA ID #10147189

    Engine Malfunction Warning Illuminated with FC 193208: Fuel Level Plausibility Stored in DME. The customer states that the engine malfunction warning lamp is illuminated, and while filling the fuel tank, the fuel gauge did not show the prop

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #B010319

    NHTSA ID #10160281

    N63T ENGINE - REAR MONITORING OXYGEN (O2) SENSORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES. The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) lights up after performing the Vehicle Test diagnosis fault(s) relating to the rear monitoring oxyg

  • TSB #B630916

    NHTSA ID #10146600

    ?TAILLIGHT FLICKER WHEN TURN SIGNAL AND BRAKE LIGHT ACTIVE . Taillight flickers when turn signal and brake light are active; see video in this link: tinyurl.com/zmr65st When the following preconditions occur simultaneously: Engine on (idle)

LIGHTING (PWS)

  • TSB #B630516

    NHTSA ID #10136355

    HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

  • TSB #B630516

    NHTSA ID #10136355

    HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

  • TSB #B630516

    NHTSA ID #10146962

    "HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION. Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside. Water inside the headlights can be caused by two situations: Water/moisture ing

VISIBILITY

  • TSB #B510316

    NHTSA ID #10151100

    SUBJECT Noise from the Power Window. When operating front power windows a chattering noise can be heard. Front window regulator is lacking lubrication

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

  • TSB #B512116

    NHTSA ID #10147019

    WIND NOISE FROM KIDNEY GRILL. Wind noises/whistling noises from the front end of the vehicle or from the area of the front windshield. CAUSE Air passing through the gap between the front kidney grill and the body on LCI vehicles only. Insta

AIR BAGS

  • TSB #B650414

    NHTSA ID #10146769

    "AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT: ACSM FC 930A60 OR 930A1C SEAT OCCUPANCY DETECTION. According to the customer, the airbag warning light was on, but it may not be on when the vehicle arrives in the workshop. 1. ACSM fault code ""930A60 - Seat occupanc

  • TSB #650414

    NHTSA ID #10147091

    "Airbag Warning Light: ACSM FC 930A60 or 930A1C Seat Occupancy Detection. According to the customer, the airbag warning light was on, but it may not be on when the vehicle arrives in the workshop. 1. ACSM fault code ""930A60 - Seat occupanc

STRUCTURE

  • TSB #B512819

    NHTSA ID #10166234

    NOISE FROM FRONT AREA: There is a hissing or wind noise present from the front area of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph.

  • TSB #B512416

    NHTSA ID #10146826

    WATER LEAKING INTO REAR COMPARTMENT. Water is found in rear compartment. CAUSE Seal around fuel filler tube (located by red lines) is not effective. Replace cover pot (bowl).

  • TSB #B512116

    NHTSA ID #10147019

    WIND NOISE FROM KIDNEY GRILL. Wind noises/whistling noises from the front end of the vehicle or from the area of the front windshield. CAUSE Air passing through the gap between the front kidney grill and the body on LCI vehicles only. Insta

  • TSB #B330115

    NHTSA ID #10147198

    Cracking in Rear Differential Mount Bushing. During inspection, the rear differential mount in the rear axle support shows signs of cracking.

STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #B512017

    NHTSA ID #10149242

    "WINDOW FRAME TRIM OF FRONT DOOR IS DISPLACED. ? Noise detected upon closing door ? Damage to one or both window frame trims (front and rear door). CAUSE Front window frame trim is offset toward ""B"" pillar (as shown). Replace one or bot

  • TSB #B514316

    NHTSA ID #10149245

    ?EDGE CORROSION ON THE EXTERIOR FRONT AND REAR DOOR UNDER THE PAINT FINISH. Corrosion of the front door and rear edges is appearing in paint surface near window trim. Material contamination.

  • TSB #B514415

    NHTSA ID #10151011

    A Groaning Noise is Heard from the Front Door Trim . A groaning noise can be heard from one or both of the front door decorative trim pieces while on rough roads. CAUSE The chrome plating of the trim mounting pins rubs against the door pane

  • TSB #B510215

    NHTSA ID #10147675

    "PERFORM THE PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN THIS SERVICE INFORMATION ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES BEFORE CUSTOMER DELIVERY OR THE NEXT TIME THEY ARE IN THE SHOP FOR MAINTENANCE OR REPAIRS. SUBJECT Service Action: Lubricate Rear Door Seam Seals. Under ce

STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT

  • TSB #B512017

    NHTSA ID #10149242

    "WINDOW FRAME TRIM OF FRONT DOOR IS DISPLACED. ? Noise detected upon closing door ? Damage to one or both window frame trims (front and rear door). CAUSE Front window frame trim is offset toward ""B"" pillar (as shown). Replace one or bot

STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

  • TSB #B662317

    NHTSA ID #10161576

    Service Information March 2018 Drivers Assistance Remote Control Systems B66 23 17 Technical Service This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B66 23 17 dated February 2018 CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE.

  • TSB #B513016

    NHTSA ID #10142933

    TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

  • TSB #B513016

    NHTSA ID #10147022

    TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS. Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked. Trunk/tailgate may open while the vehicle is in motion. Usually after stopping, such as a traffic light etc. Vehicle key trunk/tailgate button may accidentally

STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

  • TSB #B513016

    NHTSA ID #10147022

    TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS. Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked. Trunk/tailgate may open while the vehicle is in motion. Usually after stopping, such as a traffic light etc. Vehicle key trunk/tailgate button may accidentally

  • TSB #B510916

    NHTSA ID #10151178

    Automatic Trunk Does Not Open Fully. Automatic trunk does not open fully on first attempt when using any opening options. During the first unlock attempt, whether using: the inside trunk switch, remote key, Smart opener (foot swipe), the au

STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

  • TSB #B512819

    NHTSA ID #10166234

    NOISE FROM FRONT AREA: There is a hissing or wind noise present from the front area of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph.

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

  • TSB #B513016

    NHTSA ID #10136344

    TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

  • TSB #B513016

    NHTSA ID #10136344

    TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

  • TSB #B510916

    NHTSA ID #10151178

    Automatic Trunk Does Not Open Fully. Automatic trunk does not open fully on first attempt when using any opening options. During the first unlock attempt, whether using: the inside trunk switch, remote key, Smart opener (foot swipe), the au

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #120915

    NHTSA ID #10147599

    "SUBJECT N55: Slight Surging at Constant Speeds when Accelerating Very Lightly. The vehicle shudders or surges slightly while driving at constant speeds and applying the accelerator very lightly. This symptom is most easily reproduced under

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

  • TSB #120915

    NHTSA ID #10147599

    "SUBJECT N55: Slight Surging at Constant Speeds when Accelerating Very Lightly. The vehicle shudders or surges slightly while driving at constant speeds and applying the accelerator very lightly. This symptom is most easily reproduced under

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

  • TSB #B660916

    NHTSA ID #10151333

    """Collision Warning Failed"" or ""Pedestrian Warning Failed"" CCM Display. While driving, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed advising of the following: Front collision warning failed Pedestrian detection failed The following fault

TIRES:VALVE

  • TSB #B360215

    NHTSA ID #10147136

    Valve Stem Replacement with Wheel Electronics. INFORMATION The valve stems are single-use only, and must be replaced every time the wheel electronics are replaced. If you loosen the nut (1), you must replace the valve stem. Failure to repla

WHEELS

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

    CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

  • TSB #B270415

    NHTSA ID #10147241

    Shudder from the Driveline on Vehicles with xDrive. There is a shudder or vibration from the driveline when taking off from a stop, or when accelerating at highway speeds. CAUSE Possible multiple root causes related to the engine, wheels &

  • TSB #B360215

    NHTSA ID #10147136

    Valve Stem Replacement with Wheel Electronics. INFORMATION The valve stems are single-use only, and must be replaced every time the wheel electronics are replaced. If you loosen the nut (1), you must replace the valve stem. Failure to repla

  • TSB #340914

    NHTSA ID #10147079

    SUBJECT Wheel Speed Sensor Faults Cannot Be Cleared. The Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) warning light comes on while driving. The following DSC fault codes for the wheel speed sensors are stored: ? 480712 and/or ? 480715 and/or ? 480718 an

SEATS

  • TSB #B520318

    NHTSA ID #10145298

    MEMORY SEAT ADJUSTMENT IS LIMITED: After programming the vehicle with ISTA 4.10.2x, the adjustment range of the memory seat may restricted.

  • TSB #B520417

    NHTSA ID #10146680

    BACKREST NOISES WHEN UNDER LOAD. Pop noise coming from seat backrest when pressure exerted toward rear or while pulling away from a stop. Friction between top right rivet holding lordosis (back Lumbar support) valve block and backrest cushi

  • TSB #B520412

    NHTSA ID #10147878

    Front Seat Base Makes Noise. A noise may be heard from the left or right front seat base when driving on rough roads. CAUSE The riveting of the seat control bracket to the metal seat base is too loose.

FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL

  • TSB #B660916

    NHTSA ID #10151333

    """Collision Warning Failed"" or ""Pedestrian Warning Failed"" CCM Display. While driving, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed advising of the following: Front collision warning failed Pedestrian detection failed The following fault

LANE DEPARTURE

  • TSB #B661316

    NHTSA ID #10147037

    Erroneous Blind Spot Warnings. Orange triangle warning indicator, on exterior mirror, sporadically appears when there is no vehicle in warning zone. Control unit software error.

LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: OTHER

  • TSB #B662116

    NHTSA ID #10146906

    KAFAS CAMERA-BASED ASSISTANCE SYSTEM LIMITS. INFORMATION The situations described above may all be caused by known limitations of the system such as: Dirty windshield Incomplete calibration process Unsuccessful calibration Restricted visibi

BACK OVER PREVENTION

  • TSB #B660814

    NHTSA ID #10142943

    Side View Camera Does Not Display Picture.

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10147009

    CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 31 01 12 dated June 2015. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement betwee

  • TSB #B660115

    NHTSA ID #10152317

    Surround View Camera Last User Mode Operation Change. After programming with ISTA/P 2.53.5 or a more recent version, the rear camera view is displayed when the reverse gear is selected. The vehicle does not remember the last user mode (surr

EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B341019

    NHTSA ID #10169460

    HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance bra

  • TSB #B010319

    NHTSA ID #10167975

    N63T REAR MONITORING OXYGEN SENSORS: LTD WTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES. What's New: The F01 (750i xDrive Sedan) production start date has been corrected The Correction and Warranty Information sections have been updated The Parts

  • TSB #B651519

    NHTSA ID #10165266

    SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS FOR CONNECTEDDRIVE. Security patches for non-safety critical vulnerabilities in BMW head units Entry Nav Entry Media NBT and NBT EVO.

  • TSB #B111216

    NHTSA ID #10163994

    The crankcase ventilation hoses may become brittle and break when they come in contact with hot engine components. One or more of the crankcase ventilation hoses are not FPM (fluoroelastomer) rubber material. The FPM rubber material is engi

  • TSB #B012118

    NHTSA ID #10163026

    N63 ENGINE: OIL CONSUMPTION CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR PROCEDURES. While engine oil consumption may create a customer inconvenience in the short term it should not cause any drivability problems that would prevent normal d

  • TSB #B010319

    NHTSA ID #10160281

    N63T ENGINE - REAR MONITORING OXYGEN (O2) SENSORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES. The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) lights up after performing the Vehicle Test diagnosis fault(s) relating to the rear monitoring oxyg

  • TSB #B011817

    NHTSA ID #10160284

    N63T HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP HDP LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 18 17 dated July 2018.

  • TSB #B012218

    NHTSA ID #10149559

    N63 ENGINE CLASS ACTION SETTELEMENT: BATTERY SERVICE BENEFIT.

  • TSB #B012318

    NHTSA ID #10149560

    N63 ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT SETTLEMENT: FUTURE ENGINE OIL SERVICE BENEFIT CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain models of the following US specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puert

  • TSB #B012918

    NHTSA ID #10149561

    N63 ENGINE VEHICLES: CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN OVERVIEW CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain of the following US-specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puerto Rico are included.

  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10145320

    CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative.

  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10146719

    ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B84 02 14 dated July 2014 What's New: Model - Removed models which no longer support BMW Assist functionality and added new models. Proce

  • TSB #B621616

    NHTSA ID #10149260

    WARRANTY INFORMATION Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks or the BMW Certified Pre-Owned Program. If you are using a Main labor code for another repair, use the Plus code labor

  • TSB #B650717

    NHTSA ID #10146657

    "LIST OF AVAILABLE FM RADIO STATIONS TEMPORARILY NOT AVAILABLE. INFORMATION As of 11/2015, all Entry-NAV/Media head units supplied in new vehicles were upgraded for improved noise characteristics and quality. As a part of this upgrade, the

  • TSB #B840311

    NHTSA ID #10146658

    "?Telematics Device Spares Replacement Part Activation via DCSnet for BMW Assist What's New: ? Model: All models added along with 6AC option code ? Situation: All information added ? Information: Deleted CDMA related information and added a

  • TSB #B111715

    NHTSA ID #10146527

    "?N63, N63TU, N63R, S63 AND S63TU ENGINES: UPPER OIL PAN REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B11 17 15 dated October 2016. . INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the engine u

  • TSB #B621616

    NHTSA ID #10150979

    ?VERTICAL LINES IN HEAD-UP DISPLAY. Run diagnostics and if display is found to be damaged, replace Head-Up display.

  • TSB #B111115

    NHTSA ID #10150961

    ?SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE THERMOSTAT New information provided by this revision. Please perform the procedure outlined in this Service Information on all affected vehicles before customer delivery. In the event the customer has already t

  • TSB #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10146794

    SI B65 09 15 November 2016 Audio, Navigation, Monitors, Alarms,SRS Technical Service NBT Head Unit High (HU-H) Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The Head Unit-High (HU-H) resets intermittently or permanently. 1. The display is inoperati

  • TSB #B652616

    NHTSA ID #10146966

    "USB DEVICE IS NOT DETECTED BY CHAMP2 HEAD UNIT. Media connected to the USB connector is not recognized by the audio system. Playback of files from the media is not possible. Message displayed on the audio system display: ""Title cannot be

  • TSB #B710316

    NHTSA ID #10146971

    SERVICE ACTION: B-PILLAR COMPLIANCE LABEL: CHASSIS NUMBER VERIFICATION. Vehicles may contain one or more incorrect labels. Incorrect labels attached during production.

  • TSB #B652316

    NHTSA ID #10146902

    ?AUDIO VOLUME NOT RESTORED AFTER MSA STOP, ENTRY HEAD UNIT. Volume of audio system (when set to near maximum) is reduced when Auto Start-Stop (MSA) stop occurs and is not restored upon automatic engine restart. This is normal system behavio

  • TSB #B652516

    NHTSA ID #10146904

    USB CABLE: BATTERY DISCHARGE/AUDIO FAILURE/RADIO RECEPTION. No sound from the radio, telephone, gong signal and or PDC. Poor radio reception and failure of the telematics systems. Possible Check Control system message: o Battery discharge w

  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10147042

    BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID's.

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10147009

    CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 31 01 12 dated June 2015. Clicking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers). CAUSE Movement betwee

  • TSB #B621016

    NHTSA ID #10151375

    HeadUp Display does not Show Full Street Names. INFORMATION Design of the HUD has limited display area. (It can only show a certain number of text characters). NOTE: Parts replacement or programming the vehicle will not recitify the situati

  • TSB #B660916

    NHTSA ID #10151333

    """Collision Warning Failed"" or ""Pedestrian Warning Failed"" CCM Display. While driving, a Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed advising of the following: Front collision warning failed Pedestrian detection failed The following fault

  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10151335

    Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection - Call is transferred back to the handset. In

  • TSB #B111715

    NHTSA ID #10151303

    "N63, N63TU and N63R Engines: Upper Oil Pan Removal and Installation Repair Instructions This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B11 17 15 dated August 2015.. INFORMATION When removing and/or installing the engine upper oil pan asse

  • TSB #B640316

    NHTSA ID #10151190

    "Air Conditioning Refrigerant R1234yf Introduction. Highlights of R-1234yf Meets SAE J2888_201301 ""This SAE Standard covers fittings, couplers, and hoses intended for connecting service hoses from mobile air- conditioning Systems to servic

  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10151079

    SI B13 03 15 February 2016 Fuel Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 03 15 dated March 2015 and replaces SI B13 04 13 dated March 2014. SUBJECT N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Inje

  • TSB #B510416

    NHTSA ID #10151101

    SUBJECT Groaning Noise When Adjusting Steering Column. A groaning noise can be heard when the steering column is retracted and moves into the lower position. CAUSE Friction between gap trim and the lower trim cover

  • TSB #B070314

    NHTSA ID #10151068

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated October 2015. Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not being diagnosed, leading to repeat repair

  • TSB #B111115

    NHTSA ID #10151397

    Service Action: Replace the Thermostat. The Service Engine Soon light is on with corresponding fault codes in the DME for the engine thermostat.

  • TSB #B111315

    NHTSA ID #10146945

    The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

  • TSB #B651015

    NHTSA ID #10147211

    NAV Road Map Installation Using USB Stick. INFORMATION The Navigation road map can be installed onto the head unit in the vehicle using a USB stick connected to the USB connector in the center console in the vehicle. ? 32GB USB stick is nec

  • TSB #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10147154

    HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

  • TSB #B840514

    NHTSA ID #10147690

    One or both of the situations listed below may be encountered: ? Android device connection stability (dropped calls) ? Third-Party App Metadata: The album art and song title do not update when streaming audio from Pandora or Spotify, etc. N

  • TSB #650509

    NHTSA ID #10147623

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 05 09 dated July 2009. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC Headunit: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Car Information Computer (CIC) began replacing the Car Co

  • TSB #651312

    NHTSA ID #10147625

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 13 12 dated September 2012. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Headunit High: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replac

EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #B010319

    NHTSA ID #10167975

    N63T REAR MONITORING OXYGEN SENSORS: LTD WTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES. What's New: The F01 (750i xDrive Sedan) production start date has been corrected The Correction and Warranty Information sections have been updated The Parts

  • TSB #B122319

    NHTSA ID #10163995

    DIAGNOSTIC HINT: CATALYTIC CONVERTER INSPECTION AFTER LOSS OF CRANKSHAFT SIGNAL. In certain situations when the crankshaft position signal is lost while driving the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and an engine malfunction check control me

  • TSB #B662317

    NHTSA ID #10135995

    CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE: When the remote is located in the range of the Smart Opener operation may be the contactless tailgate (Smart Opener) opens / close unintentionally from objects in the vicinity of the rea

  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10142945

    Bluetooth Connection Failures: There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones: Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge.

  • TSB #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10136738

    NBT Head Unit High (HU-H) Resets Intermittently or Permanently

  • TSB #B621616

    NHTSA ID #10149260

    WARRANTY INFORMATION Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks or the BMW Certified Pre-Owned Program. If you are using a Main labor code for another repair, use the Plus code labor

  • TSB #B621616

    NHTSA ID #10150979

    ?VERTICAL LINES IN HEAD-UP DISPLAY. Run diagnostics and if display is found to be damaged, replace Head-Up display.

  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10147042

    BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID's.

  • TSB #B840516

    NHTSA ID #10147041

    BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. The ConnectedDrive Services are non-functional after a hardware exchange of the telematics control unit. This is not indicated by CC-message. ConnectedDrive Services not synchronized by Te

  • TSB #B621016

    NHTSA ID #10151375

    HeadUp Display does not Show Full Street Names. INFORMATION Design of the HUD has limited display area. (It can only show a certain number of text characters). NOTE: Parts replacement or programming the vehicle will not recitify the situati

  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10151335

    Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection - Call is transferred back to the handset. In

  • TSB #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10147833

    HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

  • TSB #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10147154

    HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

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

  • TSB #B841117

    NHTSA ID #10135054

    BMW APPS RANDOMLY STARTS PLAYING ON ITS OWN: While listening to FM, or AM, or Satellite Radio (SDARs), the audio source randomly switches to BMW Apps (Pandora, Spotify, Audible etc.) with no input from driver or passenger.

  • TSB #B652316

    NHTSA ID #10146902

    ?AUDIO VOLUME NOT RESTORED AFTER MSA STOP, ENTRY HEAD UNIT. Volume of audio system (when set to near maximum) is reduced when Auto Start-Stop (MSA) stop occurs and is not restored upon automatic engine restart. This is normal system behavio

  • TSB #B650616

    NHTSA ID #10151196

    NBT Head Unit Aborts Import of CD. While importing a CD to the internal music collection of an NBT head unit the process aborts. You will see 'import error' on the radio display when this occurs. NBT Head Unit software

  • TSB #B650716

    NHTSA ID #10151197

    NBT and Entry Head Unit Software Update for Improved Satellite Radio Reception. Poor Satellite Radio reception CAUSE After this software update there is a slight improvement in Satellite Radio reception for these vehicles when receiving the

  • TSB #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10147154

    HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #B650709

    NHTSA ID #10145306

    NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

  • TSB #B650709

    NHTSA ID #10143564

    NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

  • TSB #B651312

    NHTSA ID #10136361

    HEADUNIT NAVIGATION MAPS (HU-H HU-H2 HU-B): The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replacing the Car Information Computer (CIC) on certain MY2013 vehicles with option 609 (7/2012+).

  • TSB #B652416

    NHTSA ID #10146903

    "NBT NAVIGATION DOES NOT ROUTE ON TOLL ROADS. NBT Navigation does not provide routes that include certain toll roads. CAUSE Roads that have toll lanes ""without a cash option"" where not utilized for routing in NBT map data versions: NEXT 2

  • TSB #B651216

    NHTSA ID #10151331

    Integrated Navigation Voice Not Loud Enough. Integrated Navigation voice guidance is not loud enough to be heard over loud music. Software error in the CHAMP2 Head Unit.

  • TSB #B651015

    NHTSA ID #10147211

    NAV Road Map Installation Using USB Stick. INFORMATION The Navigation road map can be installed onto the head unit in the vehicle using a USB stick connected to the USB connector in the center console in the vehicle. ? 32GB USB stick is nec

  • TSB #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10147154

    HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa

  • TSB #650509

    NHTSA ID #10147623

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 05 09 dated July 2009. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC Headunit: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Car Information Computer (CIC) began replacing the Car Co

  • TSB #651009

    NHTSA ID #10147624

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 10 09 dated March 2013. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC head unit: Vehicle Position Is Missing or Incorrect on Navigation Map. The vehicle position is missing or incorrect

  • TSB #651312

    NHTSA ID #10147625

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 13 12 dated September 2012. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Headunit High: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replac

  • TSB #652413

    NHTSA ID #10147626

    This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 24 13 dated January 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Headunit-High: INITIAL Enabling Code Is Not Accepted Via I-Drive. INFORMATION Do not replace parts and do not program

EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #B641015

    NHTSA ID #10151113

    Certain air conditioning condensers must be replaced. Premature condenser failure due to corrosion. Replace the condenser if the vehicle contains the affected part number (9255983) AND the production date of the part falls on or before 11/1

  • TSB #B650709

    NHTSA ID #10151023

    Whistling Noise Coming from the Center Vent - A/C is Off . A very high pitched whistling or beeping noise is heard coming from the center vents. The flow of refrigerant through the expansion valve at certain temperature differentials.

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #B511615

    NHTSA ID #10147017

    "Delivery Stop: Remove Engine Oil Label. Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. On affected vehicles, there i

  • TSB #B511615

    NHTSA ID #10147202

    "Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. On affected vehicles, there is an incorrect label regarding the appro

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #B662317

    NHTSA ID #10161576

    Service Information March 2018 Drivers Assistance Remote Control Systems B66 23 17 Technical Service This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B66 23 17 dated February 2018 CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE.

  • TSB #B012418

    NHTSA ID #10160286

    On the affected vehicles the CBS engine oil service interval has been reduced to 1 year/10000 miles to make these vehicles consistent with all other N63x engine equipped vehicles.

  • TSB #B012218

    NHTSA ID #10149559

    N63 ENGINE CLASS ACTION SETTELEMENT: BATTERY SERVICE BENEFIT.

  • TSB #B012318

    NHTSA ID #10149560

    N63 ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT SETTLEMENT: FUTURE ENGINE OIL SERVICE BENEFIT CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain models of the following US specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puert

  • TSB #B012918

    NHTSA ID #10149561

    N63 ENGINE VEHICLES: CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION/BATTERY DRAIN OVERVIEW CLASS VEHICLES (MODELS) Certain of the following US-specification BMW vehicles sold or leased in the United States and Puerto Rico are included.

  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10143569

    BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

  • TSB #B110118

    NHTSA ID #10135020

    N63T CCM LOW OIL LEVEL NOT DISPLAYED: Drivetrain Malfunction Warning is illuminated, and DME fault code 1C4002 (Engine oil level: too low) is stored. Customer complains that Check Control Message (Low Oil level) has never been displayed.

EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #B341019

    NHTSA ID #10169460

    HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance bra

  • TSB #B111216

    NHTSA ID #10163994

    The crankcase ventilation hoses may become brittle and break when they come in contact with hot engine components. One or more of the crankcase ventilation hoses are not FPM (fluoroelastomer) rubber material. The FPM rubber material is engi

  • TSB #B122319

    NHTSA ID #10163995

    DIAGNOSTIC HINT: CATALYTIC CONVERTER INSPECTION AFTER LOSS OF CRANKSHAFT SIGNAL. In certain situations when the crankshaft position signal is lost while driving the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and an engine malfunction check control me

  • TSB #B010319

    NHTSA ID #10160281

    N63T ENGINE - REAR MONITORING OXYGEN (O2) SENSORS: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES. The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) lights up after performing the Vehicle Test diagnosis fault(s) relating to the rear monitoring oxyg

  • TSB #B011817

    NHTSA ID #10160284

    N63T HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP HDP LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120000 MILES This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 18 17 dated July 2018.

  • TSB #B621616

    NHTSA ID #10149260

    WARRANTY INFORMATION Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks or the BMW Certified Pre-Owned Program. If you are using a Main labor code for another repair, use the Plus code labor

  • TSB #B111115

    NHTSA ID #10150961

    ?SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE THERMOSTAT New information provided by this revision. Please perform the procedure outlined in this Service Information on all affected vehicles before customer delivery. In the event the customer has already t

  • TSB #B652616

    NHTSA ID #10146966

    "USB DEVICE IS NOT DETECTED BY CHAMP2 HEAD UNIT. Media connected to the USB connector is not recognized by the audio system. Playback of files from the media is not possible. Message displayed on the audio system display: ""Title cannot be

  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10147042

    BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID's.

  • TSB #B840516

    NHTSA ID #10147041

    BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. The ConnectedDrive Services are non-functional after a hardware exchange of the telematics control unit. This is not indicated by CC-message. ConnectedDrive Services not synchronized by Te

  • TSB #B510416

    NHTSA ID #10151176

    Groaning Noise When Adjusting Steering Column. A groaning noise can be heard when the steering column is retracted and moves into the lower position. Friction between gap trim and the lower trim cover.

  • TSB #B641015

    NHTSA ID #10151113

    Certain air conditioning condensers must be replaced. Premature condenser failure due to corrosion. Replace the condenser if the vehicle contains the affected part number (9255983) AND the production date of the part falls on or before 11/1

  • TSB #B650216

    NHTSA ID #10151115

    SUBJECT Audio System Speaker Testing. For audio system speaker testing there is a NED (Non Electrical Diagnosis) Test Plan available. CAUSE We previously recommended use of the Audio Test CD (ATC) from BMW. This CD has been discontinued.

  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10151119

    SI B84 03 14 February 2016 Communication Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B84 03 14 dated October 2014. SUBJECT Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the followi

  • TSB #B514415

    NHTSA ID #10151011

    A Groaning Noise is Heard from the Front Door Trim . A groaning noise can be heard from one or both of the front door decorative trim pieces while on rough roads. CAUSE The chrome plating of the trim mounting pins rubs against the door pane

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