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TSB List for the 2015 BMW X3

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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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #B110115

    NHTSA ID #10135019

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

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

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  • TSB #SIB-12-21-14

    NHTSA ID #10058467

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

    Summary: BMW: FUEL GAUGE FAILS TO SHOW CORRECT LEVEL OF FUEL WHEN FILLING FUEL TANK BUT WOULD UPDATE ITSELF AFTER DRIVING AWHILE AND ILLUMINATION OF ENGINE MALFUNCTION LAMP (MIL) COMES ON, DUE TO SOFTWARE ERROR IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. MODEL 2011-15

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  • TSB #SIB-16-16-14

    NHTSA ID #10057527

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

    Summary: BMW: SELECTIVE CATALYST REDUCTION MODULE (SCR) HAS A STORED FAULT, PRESSURE BUILD UP IS LOW, CAUSING SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE. *

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B122617

    NHTSA ID #10136714

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

    Summary: MIL IS ON WITH DME FAULT 195014 - DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE SENSOR: The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is illuminated and the following fault is stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME) fault memory:

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  • TSB #B010116

    NHTSA ID #10136705

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

    Summary: N20 Engine Coolant Thermostat: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles

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  • TSB #B-123314

    NHTSA ID #10058490

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

    Summary: DURING THE DME'S TIME LIMITS ENGINE COOLANT DOES NOT REACH OPERATING TEMPERATURE CAUSE BY FAULTY THERMOSTAT INSIDE TRANSMISSION *CN

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #SIB-12-33-14

    NHTSA ID #10058476

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

    Summary: BMW: DUE TO TRANSMISSION OIL HEAT EXCHANGER'S FAULTY THERMOSTAT OR ENGINE FAULTY CHARACTERISTIC MAP THERMOSTAT, ENGINE COOLANT FAILS TO REACH OPERATING TEMPERATURE, WITH LOW HEAT OUTPUT AND SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT COMES ON. NO MODEL YEA

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  • TSB #B-123314

    NHTSA ID #10058490

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

    Summary: DURING THE DME'S TIME LIMITS ENGINE COOLANT DOES NOT REACH OPERATING TEMPERATURE CAUSE BY FAULTY THERMOSTAT INSIDE TRANSMISSION *CN

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #B662317

    NHTSA ID #10135050

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

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

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #16 06 15

    NHTSA ID #10059009

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

    Summary: DUE TO INSUFFICIENT VENTING OF THE FUEL TANK, THE VEHICLE LOSES POWER WHILE DRIVING AND THERE MAY ALSO DIFFICULTY REFILLING THE TANK. *MA

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

  • TSB #SIB-12-21-14

    NHTSA ID #10058467

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

    Summary: BMW: FUEL GAUGE FAILS TO SHOW CORRECT LEVEL OF FUEL WHEN FILLING FUEL TANK BUT WOULD UPDATE ITSELF AFTER DRIVING AWHILE AND ILLUMINATION OF ENGINE MALFUNCTION LAMP (MIL) COMES ON, DUE TO SOFTWARE ERROR IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. MODEL 2011-15

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B840218

    NHTSA ID #10135052

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

    Summary: HEAD UNIT HIGH RESETS WITH CONNECTION OF IPHONE 8, IPHONE 8+ OR IPHONE X

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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:WIRING

  • TSB #SIB-61-18-14

    NHTSA ID #10056324

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

    Summary: BMW: IN SOME VEHICLES, WHEN THE K CAN2 WIRING IS SHORTED, NO COMMUNICATION WITH ANY CONTROL MODULES (BOX ELECTRONICS, TELEMATIC CONTROL MODULE,CAR ACCESS SYSTEM, RADIO/NAVIGATION, CENTRAL GATEWAY MODEL OR FOOTWELL MODULE) DURING VEHICLE TE

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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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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #SIB-12-21-14

    NHTSA ID #10058467

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

    Summary: BMW: FUEL GAUGE FAILS TO SHOW CORRECT LEVEL OF FUEL WHEN FILLING FUEL TANK BUT WOULD UPDATE ITSELF AFTER DRIVING AWHILE AND ILLUMINATION OF ENGINE MALFUNCTION LAMP (MIL) COMES ON, DUE TO SOFTWARE ERROR IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. MODEL 2011-15

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LIGHTING (PWS)

  • TSB #SIB-63-12-14

    NHTSA ID #10057569

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

    Summary: BMW: DUE TO ONE OR MORE REAR LIGHT FAILURES, THE CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM), INTERMITTENTLY WILL BE DISPLAYING BRAKE LIGHT, REAR INDICATOR, AND/OR REAR LIGHT. MODEL F25. *PE UPDATED 9/25/15. *PE

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AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

  • TSB #SI B65 04 14

    NHTSA ID #10057707

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

    Summary: BMW:SOME BMW MODELS MAY OR MAY NOT DISPLAY AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT. *TA

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STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

  • 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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STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

  • TSB #B540617

    NHTSA ID #10136729

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

    Summary: WATER LEAK NEAR ROOF FUNCTION CENTER (FZD): Dampness is noticed on the roof liner near the Roof Function Center and/or the hands free microphone.

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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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INTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #SI B65 04 14

    NHTSA ID #10057707

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

    Summary: BMW:SOME BMW MODELS MAY OR MAY NOT DISPLAY AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT. *TA

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EQUIPMENT

  • 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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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 #B662317

    NHTSA ID #10135995

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

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

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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 #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 #B650915

    NHTSA ID #10136738

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

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

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

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

  • 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 #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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