TSB List for the 2020 BMW M2

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 M2 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.

  • SUSPENSION
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
  • POWER TRAIN
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
  • SEATS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • SUSPENSION

    • TSB #B340515

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184575

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B310112

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179812

      CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONTAXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATION: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #B341019

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170577

      HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: Note for customer deleted: If the noise does not disappear despite the attempts to regenerate the brake a repair is required. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B610520

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174019

      CCM DISPLAYED "INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN" CAUSED BY CONTROLLER: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B61 05 20 dated February 2020. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B111219

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171479

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH A CRANKSHAFT ADAPTION FAULT: When diagnosing an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and/or a different issue the following faults may also be stored in the Digital Motor Electronics ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #B110420

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184573

      CONNECTING ROD BEARING: BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective November 20, 2020) on a small number of Model Year 2020-2021 BMW vehicles that were produced between May 15, 2019 and October 23, 2020. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #B640416

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172500

      Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B64 04 16 dated March 2016. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #B090120

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176359

      REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADE IS NOT AVAILABLE DESPITE A FULLY CHARGED BATTERY. The BMW Remote Software Upgrade is not available in the vehicle. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B651520

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179821

      HEAD UNIT RESETS WHEN NAVIGATION IS USED IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS: The head unit resets sporadically causing the CID to turn black and then starts up again after a short time with the message "Start navigation system". Read More »

    • TSB #B661919

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179824

      COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Read More »

    • TSB #B662419

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179825

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

    • TSB #B090218

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179748

      NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. Read More »

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179004

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within ... Read More »

    • TSB #B610520

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176377

      CCM DISPLAYED "INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN" CAUSED BY CONTROLLER: A yellow CCM (Check Control Message) ID 415 is displayed- "Increased battery drain! // Battery. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Read More »

    • TSB #B611420

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175285

      DEACTIVATION OF THE INTERIOR MOVEMENT DETECTOR/TILT ALARM SENSOR IS NOT POSSIBLE: Customer complains that the interior movement detector and the tilt alarm sensor system cannot be deactivated by pressing the lock button on the remote ... Read More »

    • TSB #B840214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174320

      CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #B650820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174031

      DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. Read More »

    • TSB #B120420

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172489

      MIL LIGHT ILLUMINATED AT LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. After engine start the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and Check Control message (ID 29) "Engine fault! Power loss" are displayed in the instrument cluster. Read More »

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172498

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the ... Read More »

    • TSB #B610520

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172497

      CCM DISPLAYED "INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN" CAUSED BY CONTROLLER. A yellow CCM (Check Control Message) ID 415 is displayed- "Increased battery drain! // Battery. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B651220

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179010

      BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE APPS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER PROGRAMMING: After programming vehicle with "20-03" software, BMW ConnecedDrive apps are no longer available in the head unit. Software in the Head Unit High (HU-H3). Read More »

    • TSB #B650709

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179009

      NAVIGATION SYSTEM - REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROADMAP DATA: Do not replace parts and do not program the vehicle. Roads can change by up to 15% every year. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #B612315

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184584

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

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #B011319

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171414

      SIDE PANEL REAR LIGHT HOUSINGS: LTD WTY EXT TO 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMIT: The rear light housing(s) can loosen/detach at the mounting tabs this can cause a clacking sound in the rear of the vehicle while driving. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #B410220

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179814

      TRUNK LID RUBS ON BUMPER COVER: The trunk lid may slightly rub on the top of the rear bumper cover, causing scuff or scratch marks. The rear bumper cover is adjusted too close to the trunk lid. Read More »

    • TSB #B611120

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175282

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

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179004

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within ... Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #B611120

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175282

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

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172498

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the ... Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174020

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B61 06 20 dated February 2020. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #B011220

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186206

      BMW MAINTENANCE BOOKLET AND OEM TIRE MANUFACTURERS' WARRANTIES: In efforts to provide a digital experience to our customers, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is proud to announce a digital version of both the BMW Maintenance Booklet and ... Read More »

    WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

    • TSB #B340515

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184575

      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. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #B520120

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171492

      GROANING NOISE FROM TRIM APERTURE ON THE FRONT SEAT: When getting in or out of the vehicle a groaning noise can be heard from the opening (aperture) in the seat backrest. The noise may be heard from one or both of the front seats. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #B110420

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184573

      CONNECTING ROD BEARING: BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective November 20, 2020) on a small number of Model Year 2020-2021 BMW vehicles that were produced between May 15, 2019 and October 23, 2020. Read More »

    • TSB #B340515

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184575

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B612315

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184584

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

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179004

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within ... Read More »

    • TSB #B650820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174031

      DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #B620119

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179007

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: The audio source, radio station, or music track cannot be changed using the MFL. Normal functionality may possibly return after a sleep cycle or a battery reset. Read More »

    • TSB #B120420

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172489

      MIL LIGHT ILLUMINATED AT LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. After engine start the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and Check Control message (ID 29) "Engine fault! Power loss" are displayed in the instrument cluster. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B652214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174032

      AUTOMATED ACTIVATION OF NAVIGATION SYSTEM DURING PDI/QC1: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B65 22 14 dated October 2015. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #B090218

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179748

      NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #B110420

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184573

      CONNECTING ROD BEARING: BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective November 20, 2020) on a small number of Model Year 2020-2021 BMW vehicles that were produced between May 15, 2019 and October 23, 2020. Read More »

    • TSB #B340515

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184575

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B090218

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179748

      NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. Read More »

    • TSB #B840214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174320

      CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #B650820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174031

      DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. Read More »

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