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TSB List for the 2016 BMW 740

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

  • TSB #320218

    NHTSA ID #10136305

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): ASSISTANCE SYSTEM RESTRICTED AFTER DELETING TRANSPORT MODE: The CCM assistance systems restricted or pedestrian protection system failed is displayed after deleting transport mode.

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SUSPENSION:FRONT

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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PARKING BRAKE

  • TSB #B340318

    NHTSA ID #10138390

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ELECTROMECHANICAL HOLDING BRAKE (EMF) ERROR

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #B120918

    NHTSA ID #10138376

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NOISE FROM ENGINE WHEN STARTING: Engine making a rattling/grinding noise near the 12 volt starter motor.

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  • TSB #B120718

    NHTSA ID #10138375

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DME FC 1C0102 IS STORED WITH NO OTHER RELATED FAULTS: The following fault has been stored in the Digital Motor electronics (DME) fault memory with no other engine oil pressure faults stored.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B170118

    NHTSA ID #10138384

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEATER HOSE IS CONTACTING THE STEERING SHAFT: The customer may complain of a coolant leak from the front of the vehicle, or a noise when turning the steering wheel.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #B160118

    NHTSA ID #10135029

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REMOVING FUEL FEED LINE FOR PARKED CAR HEATING FROM REPLACEMENT FUEL PUMP: Modify the universal replacement fuel pump assembly to allow it to be correctly installed in a US market vehicle.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B612217

    NHTSA ID #10138399

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DIAGNOSTIC COMMUNICATION WITH FLEXRAY CONTROL MODULES NOT POSSIBLE: There are no customer complaints associated with this issue.

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  • TSB #B610118

    NHTSA ID #10136347

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HIGH VOLTAGE SYSTEM: ISOLATION FAULTS: The Check Control message (CCM), "Powertrain malfunction!" is displayed.

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  • TSB #B621917

    NHTSA ID #10136354

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REMAINS DARK AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE: Upon starting the vehicle (terminal 15 switched on), the instrument cluster does not function (stays dark, no needle response, no bus communication).

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  • TSB #B630118

    NHTSA ID #10135043

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FLICKERING LIGHTS- INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR: Intermittently interior and/or exterior lights are flickering or flashing and no audio function.

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  • TSB #B611316

    NHTSA ID #10142936

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KLE CHARGING FAULT 21E6E9: During the ISTA short test diagnosis, fault code 21E6E9 – “Charging electronics: Charging mode interrupted” is found stored in the KLE (Convenience Charging Electronics) module.

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  • TSB #B123017

    NHTSA ID #10136716

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (EME): Due to the EME software error, OBD diagnostics may not detect emission relevant fault codes stored in the IHKA (heating & A/C) control module

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  • TSB #B122717

    NHTSA ID #10136715

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ERRONEOUS INTERNAL FAULT 10501D IS STORED IN THE DME: The following fault is erroneously store in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME).

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  • TSB #B621917

    NHTSA ID #10136734

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REMAINS DARK AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE: Upon starting the vehicle (terminal 15 switched on), the instrument cluster does not function (stays dark, no needle response, no bus communication).

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  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10136745

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #B120618

    NHTSA ID #10135025

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DME FAULT CODE CDC203: Various control units contain faults indicating missing messages from the battery management electronics

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  • TSB #B612717

    NHTSA ID #10135039

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REPLACE BATTERY CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE: In-stock, new vehicle instrument cluster displays the red CCM “Replace Battery” (ID # 460).

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #B621215

    NHTSA ID #10138402

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #B621817

    NHTSA ID #10135042

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FUEL GAUGE ERRONEOUS DISPLAY: Vehicle runs out of fuel but the instrument cluster still displays fuel remaining in the tank.

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  • TSB #B621717

    NHTSA ID #10135041

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ERRONEOUS HEAD-UP DISPLAY FAULT IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER: B7F6E3 - HUD: Fault in the communication (HUD not answering) in instrument cluster fault.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10138404

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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  • TSB #B620218

    NHTSA ID #10136353

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE CHECK DISPLAYS DUE IN CBS DATA AFTER RESET FOR 2ND OIL SERVICE: After reset of service interval (e.g. oil change), the vehicle check is displayed as "Due" (yellow).

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  • TSB #B120818

    NHTSA ID #10136333

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ROUGH RUNNING AND VARIOUS VANOS FAULTS STORED: The check engine light is illuminated and the vehicle may run rough at idle and while driving.

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LIGHTING (PWS)

  • TSB #B630516

    NHTSA ID #10136355

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

  • TSB #B630516

    NHTSA ID #10136355

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #B540417

    NHTSA ID #10142935

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CREAKING OR RATTLING NOISE FROM SUNROOF AREA: Creaking and/or rattling noise from the vicinity of the sunroof, especially when driving on uneven road surface.

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STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

  • TSB #B510218

    NHTSA ID #10135035

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WATER LEAK IN LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT CAUSES AUTOMATIC TAILGATE TO FAIL: The automatic tailgate may not function intermittently or permanently.

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  • TSB #B513016

    NHTSA ID #10142933

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

  • TSB #B513016

    NHTSA ID #10136344

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

  • TSB #B513016

    NHTSA ID #10136344

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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WHEELS

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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SEATS

  • TSB #B720417

    NHTSA ID #10135997

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED: Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened, when the seat is actually unoccupied.

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  • TSB #B840318

    NHTSA ID #10135053

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TOUCH COMMAND: SEAT CONTROL FUNCTION MISSING AFTER PROGRAMMING: The seat adjustment function for front passenger and rear seats is missing from the BMW Touch Command.

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BACK OVER PREVENTION

  • TSB #B661317

    NHTSA ID #10135049

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SURROUND VIEW CAMERA DISPLAYS INCORRECT VEHICLE MODEL: After programming the vehicle, the incorrect vehicle model is displayed in the CID (Central Information Display) when surround view camera function is active.

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  • TSB #B660817

    NHTSA ID #10136741

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: Sporadically, when the rear view camera is activated, either via selecting reverse with the shift selector or by direct camera selection, no image appears in the display.

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BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

  • TSB #B660817

    NHTSA ID #10138406

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: Sporadically, when the rear view camera is activated, either via selecting reverse with the shift selector or by direct camera selection, no image appears in the display.

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  • TSB #B661717

    NHTSA ID #10136742

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MISSING DISPLAY OF SURROUND VIEW CAMERA: Central Information Display (CID) sporadically does not display Surround View Camera image.

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10138404

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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  • TSB #B840718

    NHTSA ID #10138410

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: IPHONE: CALL LIST MISSING AFTER RESTART: The call list from iPhone 8 or iPhone X, that is displayed, is missing after cycling the ignition.

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  • TSB #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10135992

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing. 'Component Protection Active': If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to e

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #B840718

    NHTSA ID #10138410

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: IPHONE: CALL LIST MISSING AFTER RESTART: The call list from iPhone 8 or iPhone X, that is displayed, is missing after cycling the ignition.

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  • TSB #B650318

    NHTSA ID #10142940

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming, there is no audio playback.

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  • TSB #B662417

    NHTSA ID #10142944

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REMOTE CONTROL PARKING SPORADICALLY DEACTIVATES: During operation of (when using) the Remote Control Parking (RCP) function, it can sporadically, autonomously shut down.

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  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10142945

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

  • TSB #B661016

    NHTSA ID #10135994

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: GARAGE DOOR OPENER CANNOT BE PROGRAMMED: The vehicle's rear view mirror integrated universal remote control is incompatible with some garage door (or fence) opener devices installed at the driver's residence and/or business.

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  • TSB #B840618

    NHTSA ID #10136000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONNECTEDDRIVE-REMOTE SERVICES DO NOT FUNCTION: Remote Services (such as locking and unlocking the car, vehicle location by honking the horn, flashing the lights or on the map in the BMW Connected App) do not function after vehicle has been

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  • TSB #B662517

    NHTSA ID #10136743

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DISPLAY KEY NOT DETECTED IN VEHICLE: After display key remains motionless in the vehicle (or in the trunk) for more than two minutes, it is no longer detected.

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

  • TSB #B660218

    NHTSA ID #10135993

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: RADIO REMOTE SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE: Sporadically one or both of the below situations can occur:

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  • TSB #B841117

    NHTSA ID #10135054

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #B650318

    NHTSA ID #10142940

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming, there is no audio playback.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10138404

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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  • TSB #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10142941

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NBT-EVO (NEXT GENERATION NAVIGATION PROFESSIONAL) HEAD UNIT CANNOT BE SWAPPED BETWEEN VEHICLES FOR TESTING. ’COMPONENT PROTECTION ACTIVE’

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  • TSB #B651312

    NHTSA ID #10136361

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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+).

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #B660418

    NHTSA ID #10135047

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DURING PARKING MANEUVERING ASSISTANT OPERATION, DRIVER GEAR INPUT IS IGNORED: Sporadically, during a Parking Maneuvering Assistant or Parking Assistant operation the gear change requested (R to D or D to R) by the driver is ignored.

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  • TSB #B660218

    NHTSA ID #10135046

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMFORT ACCESS SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE: Sporadically, vehicle is unable to be locked or unlocked via the door handle.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #B640118

    NHTSA ID #10135044

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TEMPERATURE REGULATION OF AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM IS NOT ACCEPTABLE: Air distribution and/or temperature regulation variation exceeds design parameters.

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