TSB List for the 2018 BMW M5

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BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #B340618

    NHTSA ID #10150028

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

    Summary: "?ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FAILURE FAULT CODES 03058E/030557 IN DSC CONTROL UNIT. Check Control Message (CCM): ""Assistance system failure"" is displayed. One or both of the following fault codes may appear in the Dynamic Stability Control (DSM) c

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  • 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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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

  • TSB #B340714

    NHTSA ID #10152664

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

    Summary: "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

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #B130519

    NHTSA ID #10163999

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DELIVERY STOP: CAMSHAFT SENSORS. On affected vehicles the camshaft sensors will be inspected and if necessary replaced.

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  • TSB #B610419

    NHTSA ID #10160348

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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  • TSB #B111518

    NHTSA ID #10153692

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

    Summary: DELIVERY STOP: S63M ENGINE REPLACE THE ENGINE. Due to a crankcase manufacturing issue.

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  • TSB #B111518

    NHTSA ID #10149964

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

    Summary: ?DELIVERY STOP: REPLACE ENGINE. SITUATION A Delivery Stop has been issued (effective September 28, 2018) on Model Year 2018-2019 BMW M5 vehicles that have been produced from June 21- July 17, 2018. Due to a manufacturing issue, long-term du

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  • TSB #B120419

    NHTSA ID #10154820

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

    Summary: DME FAULT MEMORY ENTRY FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. Technicians may notice this fault logged during a diagnostic session Fault code Control module Fault Text 160021 DME Crankshaft sensor general loss of synchronism Environmental conditio

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B170119

    NHTSA ID #10160336

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: CHECK COOLANT LEVEL. The filling procedure at the factory could have set the engine coolant level in the expansion tank to below the minimum level.

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  • TSB #B170119

    NHTSA ID #10160253

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: CHECK COOLANT LEVEL. The filling procedure at the factory could have set the engine coolant level in the expansion tank to below the minimum level.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #B180318

    NHTSA ID #10138385

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

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: CHECK THE EXHAUST CLAMPS AT THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS (F90): The screw clamps that secure the upper and lower catalytic converters (1) may loosen over time.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

  • TSB #B111518

    NHTSA ID #10153692

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

    Summary: DELIVERY STOP: S63M ENGINE REPLACE THE ENGINE. Due to a crankcase manufacturing issue.

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

  • TSB #B180318

    NHTSA ID #10138385

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

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: CHECK THE EXHAUST CLAMPS AT THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS (F90): The screw clamps that secure the upper and lower catalytic converters (1) may loosen over time.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #B170119

    NHTSA ID #10160336

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: CHECK COOLANT LEVEL. The filling procedure at the factory could have set the engine coolant level in the expansion tank to below the minimum level.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B661919

    NHTSA ID #10163057

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE. Vehicle cannot be opened/locked or started via Comfort Access. Electrostatic charge puts the remote control key into a deep sleep.

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  • TSB #B620518

    NHTSA ID #10160271

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE. Fault memory entry "B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting "is stored in the instrument cluster. Intermittently the Head-Up Display (HUD) may deactivate.

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  • TSB #B620518

    NHTSA ID #10160354

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE. Fault memory entry "B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting "is stored in the instrument cluster. Intermittently the Head-Up Display (HUD) may deactivate.

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  • TSB #B661119

    NHTSA ID #10159149

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NIGHT VISION 3: INTERNAL SOFTWARE ERROR FAULT. During vehicle diagnosis of an unrelated issue the following erroneous fault may be stored in the Night Vision 3 control unit.

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  • TSB #B520518

    NHTSA ID #10152670

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

    Summary: SEAT MEMORY SWITCH SPORADICALLY NOT FUNCTIONING. Selecting one of the saved seat positions (via the memory seat position switch on the door panel), fails to work. A saved seat position cannot be retrieved. The memory function works again af

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  • TSB #B720417

    NHTSA ID #10149548

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 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 #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10150057

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

    Summary: ?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).

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  • TSB #B340618

    NHTSA ID #10150028

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

    Summary: "?ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FAILURE FAULT CODES 03058E/030557 IN DSC CONTROL UNIT. Check Control Message (CCM): ""Assistance system failure"" is displayed. One or both of the following fault codes may appear in the Dynamic Stability Control (DSM) c

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  • TSB #B662017

    NHTSA ID #10150055

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

    Summary: ?DISPLAY KEY IS NON-FUNCTIONAL. Display key is non-functional. Display key cannot be charged or switched on. Possibly defective display key.

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  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10150056

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2018
    • 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 t

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  • TSB #B520518

    NHTSA ID #10145335

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

    Summary: SEAT MEMORY SWITCH SPORADICALLY NOT FUNCTIONING: Selecting one of the saved seat positions (via the memory seat position switch on the door panel), fails to work.

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  • TSB #B620518

    NHTSA ID #10145341

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

    Summary: HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE: Fault memory entry B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting is stored in the instrument cluster.

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  • TSB #B120419

    NHTSA ID #10154820

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

    Summary: DME FAULT MEMORY ENTRY FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. Technicians may notice this fault logged during a diagnostic session Fault code Control module Fault Text 160021 DME Crankshaft sensor general loss of synchronism Environmental conditio

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #B610419

    NHTSA ID #10160265

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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  • TSB #B610419

    NHTSA ID #10160348

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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  • TSB #B610419

    NHTSA ID #10159134

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED. The customer's vehicle does not start due to a totally discharged battery.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

  • TSB #B122119

    NHTSA ID #10163031

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HIGH ENGINE SPEED IMMEDIATELY AFTER STARTING. In rare circumstances after the engine is started with the Start-Stop button the engine speed may immediately increase to a high constant RPM (approximately 3000 rpm).

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #B620518

    NHTSA ID #10160354

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE. Fault memory entry "B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting "is stored in the instrument cluster. Intermittently the Head-Up Display (HUD) may deactivate.

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  • TSB #B620418

    NHTSA ID #10138401

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

    Summary: BRIEF FLICKERING OF THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AFTER ENGINE STARTUP: When starting the vehicle, a brief flickering of the instrument cluster (KOMBI) can be seen

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #B651419

    NHTSA ID #10163056

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEAD UNIT NBT EVO (HU-H2) PROGRAMMING ABORT. During programming several aborts can occur in the head unit NBT EVO (HU-H2).

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  • TSB #B610419

    NHTSA ID #10160348

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

  • TSB #B660817

    NHTSA ID #10149545

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 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. Camera function returns afte

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VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

  • TSB #B612315

    NHTSA ID #10160350

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 23 15 dated April 2016.

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  • TSB #B612315

    NHTSA ID #10160267

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 23 15 dated April 2016.

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #B720417

    NHTSA ID #10149548

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 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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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #B720417

    NHTSA ID #10149548

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 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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SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

  • TSB #B720417

    NHTSA ID #10153777

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2019
    • 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.

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #B512419

    NHTSA ID #10165287

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CRACKING NOISE FROM DASHBOARD TRIM. A cracking noise is present from the area of the dashboard trim when heating or cooling the vehicle. Thermal expansion of the plastic components of the decorative trim causes cracking noises.

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  • TSB #B511419

    NHTSA ID #10160259

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIDNEY GRILL(S) LOOSE. One or both kidney grills may be loose.

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #B511319

    NHTSA ID #10160258

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DOOR LATCHING COMPLAINTS IN COLD WEATHER. Below freezing temperatures: One or more doors (front or rear) may not open or After opening they may not correctly latch. A leaking seal on the outer Bowden release cable may allow water to enter t

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  • TSB #B511319

    NHTSA ID #10160341

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DOOR LATCHING COMPLAINTS IN COLD WEATHER. Below freezing temperatures: One or more doors (front or rear) may not open or After opening they may not correctly latch. A leaking seal on the outer Bowden release cable may allow water to enter t

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

  • TSB #B511319

    NHTSA ID #10160341

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DOOR LATCHING COMPLAINTS IN COLD WEATHER. Below freezing temperatures: One or more doors (front or rear) may not open or After opening they may not correctly latch. A leaking seal on the outer Bowden release cable may allow water to enter t

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  • TSB #B511319

    NHTSA ID #10160258

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DOOR LATCHING COMPLAINTS IN COLD WEATHER. Below freezing temperatures: One or more doors (front or rear) may not open or After opening they may not correctly latch. A leaking seal on the outer Bowden release cable may allow water to enter t

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #B360319

    NHTSA ID #10163039

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INCORRECT DISPLAY OF TIRE SETPOINT INFLATION PRESSURES IN THE CONTROL DISPLAY. Increased tire set point inflation pressures are displayed when checking the tire pressure setting in the Control Display (CD).

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SEATS

  • TSB #B520518

    NHTSA ID #10145335

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

    Summary: SEAT MEMORY SWITCH SPORADICALLY NOT FUNCTIONING: Selecting one of the saved seat positions (via the memory seat position switch on the door panel), fails to work.

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BACK OVER PREVENTION

  • TSB #B660817

    NHTSA ID #10149545

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 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. Camera function returns afte

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B651519

    NHTSA ID #10165266

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #B512419

    NHTSA ID #10165287

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CRACKING NOISE FROM DASHBOARD TRIM. A cracking noise is present from the area of the dashboard trim when heating or cooling the vehicle. Thermal expansion of the plastic components of the decorative trim causes cracking noises.

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  • TSB #B410319

    NHTSA ID #10164002

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Streaks/blisters in the carbon fiber roof after removal of the Bodyguard film: Streaks or blisters are present (circled) in the carbon fiber roof.

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  • TSB #B130519

    NHTSA ID #10163999

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DELIVERY STOP: CAMSHAFT SENSORS. On affected vehicles the camshaft sensors will be inspected and if necessary replaced.

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  • TSB #B511419

    NHTSA ID #10160342

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIDNEY GRILL(S) LOOSE. One or both kidney grills may be loose.

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  • TSB #B612315

    NHTSA ID #10160350

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 23 15 dated April 2016.

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  • TSB #B620518

    NHTSA ID #10160354

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEADS UP DISPLAY SPORADICALLY INOPERATIVE. Fault memory entry "B7F6E4 HUD: Fault in display backlighting "is stored in the instrument cluster. Intermittently the Head-Up Display (HUD) may deactivate.

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  • TSB #B511419

    NHTSA ID #10160259

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIDNEY GRILL(S) LOOSE. One or both kidney grills may be loose.

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  • 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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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #B641418

    NHTSA ID #10153768

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NO COOLING INTERMITTENTLY FROM VENTS. After a long journey (more than 30 minutes).

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10161578

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION New information provided by this revision is preceded by this symbol. This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B84 02 14 dated September 2018.

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  • TSB #B610419

    NHTSA ID #10160348

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B61 04 19 dated March 2019.

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #B410319

    NHTSA ID #10164002

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Streaks/blisters in the carbon fiber roof after removal of the Bodyguard film: Streaks or blisters are present (circled) in the carbon fiber roof.

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  • TSB #B130519

    NHTSA ID #10163999

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DELIVERY STOP: CAMSHAFT SENSORS. On affected vehicles the camshaft sensors will be inspected and if necessary replaced.

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  • TSB #B511419

    NHTSA ID #10160342

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIDNEY GRILL(S) LOOSE. One or both kidney grills may be loose.

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  • TSB #B511419

    NHTSA ID #10160259

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIDNEY GRILL(S) LOOSE. One or both kidney grills may be loose.

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  • TSB #B612315

    NHTSA ID #10160350

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 23 15 dated April 2016.

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