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TSB List for the 2013 BMW M3

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

  • TSB #612906

    NHTSA ID #10147941

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ELV Does Not Release. Cause 1: The steering column is held against the steering lock because of torque from the steering gear. In such cases, a yellow check control warning (CC ID# 187) is shown in the instrument cluster, but no faults are

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BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #B340414

    NHTSA ID #10145331

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

    Summary: Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles:

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  • TSB #340713

    NHTSA ID #10150221

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Brake Fluid Maintenance Service: 36-Month Interval. The CBS displays the first brake fluid service as a 36-month interval from the date of production instead of the appropriate 24-month interval.

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  • TSB #340713

    NHTSA ID #10150037

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Brake Fluid Maintenance Service: 36-Month Interval. The coding in these vehicles has the CBS displaying the first brake fluid service as a 36-month interval from the date of production, instead of the appropriate 24-month interval.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

  • TSB #B340414

    NHTSA ID #10147242

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #340414

    NHTSA ID #10148179

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles. INFORMATION 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less tha

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

  • TSB #B340414

    NHTSA ID #10147242

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

  • TSB #340313

    NHTSA ID #10148316

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Incorrect Remaining Service Life from CBS Data for Brake pads. The yellow "Service Due" warning message lights up in the instrument cluster, even though the brake pad thickness is more than 4.2mm (above the thickness at which the pad sensor

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS

  • TSB #340313

    NHTSA ID #10148316

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Incorrect Remaining Service Life from CBS Data for Brake pads. The yellow "Service Due" warning message lights up in the instrument cluster, even though the brake pad thickness is more than 4.2mm (above the thickness at which the pad sensor

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #120415

    NHTSA ID #10147595

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #010212

    NHTSA ID #10150065

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button to

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  • TSB #130409

    NHTSA ID #10149589

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "N54 Engine: Diagnosis of Cold Start Rough Running with Misfire Faults. The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Various misfire fault

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10146573

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

    Summary: 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

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10146632

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

    Summary: ?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

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  • TSB #130409

    NHTSA ID #10149589

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "N54 Engine: Diagnosis of Cold Start Rough Running with Misfire Faults. The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Various misfire fault

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #280114

    NHTSA ID #10149361

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DCT Transmission: Oil Leakage Diagnosis. INFORMATION Incorrect diagnosis of DCT (Double-clutch Transmission) oil leaks may lead to unnecessary part replacements and repeat customer repair visits. When diagnosing complaints related to DCT fl

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  • TSB #611714

    NHTSA ID #10148034

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Intelligent Battery Sensor Diagnosis Hints. The vehicle enters the workshop with one or more of the following complaints: * Check Control Message related to battery discharge * No-start condition * Consumer power reduction (reduced blower

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  • TSB #240413

    NHTSA ID #10147930

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: GM6 - 6L45R: Diagnostic Procedure for Shudder or Vibration Issues. A shudder or vibration can be felt under light acceleration or when driving at constant suburban speeds. This can be most noticeable in the 1700 - 2200 engine rpm range whil

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B011618

    NHTSA ID #10149557

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

    Summary: For the above-referenced vehicles with driver?s side airbag modules, BMW of North America, LLC (?BMW NA?) will provide a Customer Support Program as outlined in the Takata Settlement Customer Support Program Overview attachment. This ?comp

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  • TSB #B612616

    NHTSA ID #10149256

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

    Summary: Interrupted supply of power to the vehicle. ? Initial vehicle entry / engine ignition may not function. ? Intermittent power failure during a journey may cause:o Instrument cluster flickering o Engine jerking. Plug-in contact of the positi

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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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  • TSB #B840316

    NHTSA ID #10146659

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

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #B840816

    NHTSA ID #10146660

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

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #B652616

    NHTSA ID #10146966

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "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

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  • TSB #B070314

    NHTSA ID #10146779

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #B012016

    NHTSA ID #10146998

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

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  • TSB #B652606

    NHTSA ID #10147837

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "The Disclaimer screen automatically disappears from the CID after 10 seconds. INFORMATION https://www.bmwtis.net/tiscode/cgi-bin/bulletin.aspx?sie_path=/tsb/bulletins/htm_store/28...12/2/2015 Page 2 of 2 An enhancement was made to the Car

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  • TSB #B611515

    NHTSA ID #10147206

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CAS Module Fails Programming with CoAPI Error 2082. During vehicle programming, the CAS (Car Access System) module fails to program with CoAPI error 2082 displayed. Refer to the attachment, which lists the affected CAS serial numbers. The f

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  • TSB #B070314

    NHTSA ID #10147123

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Analysis of FASTA data and repeat repair visit reports indicates that there are many fault codes that are stored in the above vehicles, but they are not diagnosed to identify

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  • TSB #070314

    NHTSA ID #10147067

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated February 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Analysis of FASTA data and repeat repair visit repo

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  • TSB #120415

    NHTSA ID #10147595

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #840412

    NHTSA ID #10148194

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

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  • TSB #8403014

    NHTSA ID #10149382

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: iPhone: Connection Failures with iOS 7. There are various connectivity failures with the iPhone using iOS 7. Some examples are listed below: z Call disconnection z Contact List incomplete z General connection failures Apple software iOS 7 a

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  • TSB #611714

    NHTSA ID #10148034

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Intelligent Battery Sensor Diagnosis Hints. The vehicle enters the workshop with one or more of the following complaints: * Check Control Message related to battery discharge * No-start condition * Consumer power reduction (reduced blower

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  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10148120

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #840314

    NHTSA ID #10148101

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: iPhone: Connection Failures with iOS 7. There are various connectivity failures with the iPhone using iOS 7. Some examples are listed below: * Call disconnection * Contact List incomplete * General connection failures CAUSE Apple software i

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  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10148273

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 t

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  • TSB #840114

    NHTSA ID #10148010

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Information and Availability. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. Examples of some of these features are listed below: * BMW Assist Inoperative ? SOS call ? Roadside Assistance c

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  • TSB #652513

    NHTSA ID #10147953

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "ConnectedDrive/BMW ASSIST Features Are Inoperative. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. * No traffic information (RTTI / ARTTI) * BMW ASSIST ""My Info"" service doesn't work. CAUSE The Electronic Subscriber Agr

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #B612616

    NHTSA ID #10149256

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

    Summary: Interrupted supply of power to the vehicle. ? Initial vehicle entry / engine ignition may not function. ? Intermittent power failure during a journey may cause:o Instrument cluster flickering o Engine jerking. Plug-in contact of the positi

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  • TSB #B652516

    NHTSA ID #10146904

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #652012

    NHTSA ID #10149316

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: RAD2plus: Radio Causes Battery Drain. The vehicle's battery state of charge is very low after the vehicle was parked for a longer period of time (e.g., overnight). The RAD2+ radio doesn't allow the vehicle to enter full sleep mode, and cau

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

  • TSB #B612616

    NHTSA ID #10149256

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

    Summary: Interrupted supply of power to the vehicle. ? Initial vehicle entry / engine ignition may not function. ? Intermittent power failure during a journey may cause:o Instrument cluster flickering o Engine jerking. Plug-in contact of the positi

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #B611515

    NHTSA ID #10147206

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CAS Module Fails Programming with CoAPI Error 2082. During vehicle programming, the CAS (Car Access System) module fails to program with CoAPI error 2082 displayed. Refer to the attachment, which lists the affected CAS serial numbers. The f

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  • TSB #840412

    NHTSA ID #10148194

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

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  • TSB #840214

    NHTSA ID #10148135

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 tim

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #630414

    NHTSA ID #10147945

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Delay in Automatic Driving Light Switching On/Off. When driving out of a tunnel or exiting underground parking, the automatic driving light remains switched on for two minutes, even in daylight. The automatic driving light switching on/off

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

  • TSB #630714

    NHTSA ID #10148275

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "One or Both Xenon Headlights Aiming Downwards. CAUSE Both sides are aiming downwards: * The most likely cause is a faulty or disconnected rear height sensor. In very extreme cases due to poor road conditions, both headlight assemblies coul

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

  • TSB #511511

    NHTSA ID #10149344

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Headlight Washer Nozzle Cover Sticks Out.

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #513608

    NHTSA ID #10150224

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

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  • TSB #513608

    NHTSA ID #10149441

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #B011618

    NHTSA ID #10149557

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

    Summary: For the above-referenced vehicles with driver?s side airbag modules, BMW of North America, LLC (?BMW NA?) will provide a Customer Support Program as outlined in the Takata Settlement Customer Support Program Overview attachment. This ?comp

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #650215

    NHTSA ID #10147090

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SiDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion

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STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

  • TSB #540908

    NHTSA ID #10148328

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Cleaning Excess Butyl from RHT Roof Shells. Butyl adhesive is used to secure the seals of the retractable hardtop (RHT) to the steel roof shell panels. Particularly at high ambient temperatures, if excess butyl is present, it may start to s

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #360211

    NHTSA ID #10148318

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Functional Changes. INFORMATION There has been a disruption in the production and supply chain of certain electronic components. These events have influenced global manufacturing facilities, including the

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  • TSB #360309

    NHTSA ID #10148320

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Third Generation Tire Pressure Monitor System (RDC). INFORMATION As of September 2009 production, a new generation Tire Pressure Monitor System has been introduced for all 3 Series models. Although the basic operation of the system is simil

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10145320

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

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

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  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10146719

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

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #B840311

    NHTSA ID #10146658

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

    Summary: "?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

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  • TSB #B652616

    NHTSA ID #10146966

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "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

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  • TSB #B652516

    NHTSA ID #10146904

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #B012016

    NHTSA ID #10146998

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

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  • TSB #B070314

    NHTSA ID #10147758

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B07 03 14 dated May 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Fault codes stored in vehicles being serviced are not be

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  • TSB #B650215

    NHTSA ID #10147724

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: iDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion.

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  • TSB #650215

    NHTSA ID #10147090

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SiDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion

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  • TSB #650509

    NHTSA ID #10147623

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #070314

    NHTSA ID #10149279

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Diagnosing Stored Fault Codes to Help Avoid Repeat Repair Visits. Analysis of FASTA data and repeat repair visit reports indicates that there are many fault codes that are stored in the above vehicles, but they are not diagnosed to identify

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  • TSB #540908

    NHTSA ID #10148328

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Cleaning Excess Butyl from RHT Roof Shells. Butyl adhesive is used to secure the seals of the retractable hardtop (RHT) to the steel roof shell panels. Particularly at high ambient temperatures, if excess butyl is present, it may start to s

    More Information »

  • TSB #630714

    NHTSA ID #10148275

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "One or Both Xenon Headlights Aiming Downwards. CAUSE Both sides are aiming downwards: * The most likely cause is a faulty or disconnected rear height sensor. In very extreme cases due to poor road conditions, both headlight assemblies coul

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  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10148273

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 t

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  • TSB #650314

    NHTSA ID #10148008

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: RAD2+ Radio: Background Noise with Audio Turned Off. Background noise (buzzing, crackling, static) can be heard: * At low audio volume * When the radio is turned off * When the ignition is turned off NOTE: Background noise stops when the ra

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  • TSB #651112

    NHTSA ID #10150265

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Intermittently Stored FM Radio Stations Default to FM 87.7. Intermittently, the stored FM radio stations default to FM 87.7 after vehicle start-up. CAUSE 1. Low battery voltage or voltage drop at the head unit 2. Radio station preset conta

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  • TSB #010212

    NHTSA ID #10150065

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button to

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  • TSB #651310

    NHTSA ID #10149613

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: In all audio modes (radio, CD, AUX-In, etc.), the audio output is distorted. It is more noticeable with high bass and high audio volume settings. There may also be an intermittent interference noise coming from the loudspeakers at low audio

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • 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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  • TSB #B090615

    NHTSA ID #10147858

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: New programming feature: Exclusion of Infotainment Control Units from Programming. Programming with ISTA/P 3.57.4, or a more recent update, displays a new Pop-Up window providing options for systems programming.

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  • TSB #B652606

    NHTSA ID #10147837

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "The Disclaimer screen automatically disappears from the CID after 10 seconds. INFORMATION https://www.bmwtis.net/tiscode/cgi-bin/bulletin.aspx?sie_path=/tsb/bulletins/htm_store/28...12/2/2015 Page 2 of 2 An enhancement was made to the Car

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  • TSB #840114

    NHTSA ID #10148010

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Information and Availability. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. Examples of some of these features are listed below: * BMW Assist Inoperative ? SOS call ? Roadside Assistance c

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

  • TSB #650314

    NHTSA ID #10148008

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: RAD2+ Radio: Background Noise with Audio Turned Off. Background noise (buzzing, crackling, static) can be heard: * At low audio volume * When the radio is turned off * When the ignition is turned off NOTE: Background noise stops when the ra

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  • TSB #652012

    NHTSA ID #10149316

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: RAD2plus: Radio Causes Battery Drain. The vehicle's battery state of charge is very low after the vehicle was parked for a longer period of time (e.g., overnight). The RAD2+ radio doesn't allow the vehicle to enter full sleep mode, and cau

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #B650709

    NHTSA ID #10145306

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

    Summary: 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:

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  • TSB #B650709

    NHTSA ID #10143564

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

    Summary: 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:

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  • TSB #651009

    NHTSA ID #10147624

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #650509

    NHTSA ID #10147623

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #650514

    NHTSA ID #10148276

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Traffic Information Is Inoperative. The traffic information is intermittently or permanently inoperative. * Traffic flow is not displayed on the navigation map. * The traffic list is empty. 1. The Offboard Availability (backend) system is

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #B640315

    NHTSA ID #10147209

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Air Conditioning Cooling is Insufficient or Inoperative. The air conditioner system refrigerant level is low or empty. CAUSE The evaporator is leaking refrigerant.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #360211

    NHTSA ID #10148318

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Functional Changes. INFORMATION There has been a disruption in the production and supply chain of certain electronic components. These events have influenced global manufacturing facilities, including the

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  • TSB #010212

    NHTSA ID #10150065

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button to

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #B652616

    NHTSA ID #10146966

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "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

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  • TSB #B012016

    NHTSA ID #10146998

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

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  • TSB #840412

    NHTSA ID #10148194

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

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  • TSB #540908

    NHTSA ID #10148328

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Cleaning Excess Butyl from RHT Roof Shells. Butyl adhesive is used to secure the seals of the retractable hardtop (RHT) to the steel roof shell panels. Particularly at high ambient temperatures, if excess butyl is present, it may start to s

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  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10148273

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 t

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