TSB List for the 2020 BMW X3

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 X3 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.

  • STEERING
  • SUSPENSION
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • POWER TRAIN
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • WHEELS
  • LANE DEPARTURE
  • LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: OTHER
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • STEERING

    • TSB #B662119

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187483

      LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Read More »

    • TSB #B320520

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182609

      INCREASED STEERING EFFORT WITH CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): During multiple vehicle steering maneuvering or extended time at steering end stops (i.e. Read More »

    • TSB #B320520

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182908

      INCREASED STEERING EFFORT WITH CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): During multiple vehicle steering maneuvering or extended time at steering end stops (i.e. Read More »

    • TSB #B662119

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171500

      LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING): STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 21 19 dated December 2019. Read More »

    • TSB #B662119

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170590

      LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #B662119

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187483

      LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Read More »

    • TSB #B510920

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174013

      G01 WIND NOISE DIAGNOSIS: Customer complaint of hissing or wind noise present in the interior of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph. CAUSE The following areas and defects may cause this complaint: 1. Read More »

    • TSB #B310514

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166229

      Front Suspension Ride Height Has Dropped: The front suspension ride height has dropped on one or both sides due to overload. This is caused by driving over obstacles (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 »

    • TSB #B621019

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170589

      INCORRECT CONDITION BASED SERVICE DATA FOR BRAKE FLUID SERVICE. "Brake fluid service due since 12/2001" is displayed in the instrument cluster although the vehicle is only a maximum of 1 year old. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178996

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied, noticeable at low speeds. The vehicle must be moving. Read More »

    • TSB #B170320

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176366

      COOLANT LINE QUICK DISCONNECTS LEAK IN LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW -15?C (5?F): The coolant reservoir in the high or low temperature cooling system is low There may be a coolant leak under the vehicle There may be a check control ... Read More »

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174009

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Read More »

    • TSB #B341019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169460

      HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance ... Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #B513016

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174015

      TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 4) replaces SI B51 30 16 dated March 2018. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B110420

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187473

      CONNECTING ROD BEARING: The engine must be replaced due to a crankcase manufacturing error. Read More »

    • TSB #B110120

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176360

      B58C AND B58M ENGINES ENGINE OIL FILTER INSERT IS DIFFICULT TO REMOVE - REMOVAL: On rare occasions during an engine oil service the BMW Original (Genuine) engine oil filter insert is either difficult to remove or breaks apart in the oil ... Read More »

    • TSB #B130320

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175272

      DELIVERY STOP - REPLACE HIGH-PRESSURE PUMP: Due to an assembly error the flange bolts for the high-pressure pump did not have the proper tightening torque applied. Read More »

    • 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 »

    • TSB #B111519

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170570

      SERVICE ACTION: S58T ENGINE - CHECK ENGINE OIL DEFLECTOR SCREWS. The engine oil deflector screws may have been tightened to the wrong torque. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B110420

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188937

      CONNECTING ROD BEARING: The engine must be replaced due to a crankcase manufacturing error. Do not deliver to a customer, a New, Certified Pre-Owned or Used vehicle subject to a Delivery Stop, until the vehicle is repaired. Read More »

    • TSB #B121318

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188938

      COMBUSTION CONTROL VALVE LIFT AT IDLE: The vehicle will run rough or hesitate when accelerating from a stationary position. Read More »

    • TSB #B160420

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186216

      ?TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. Read More »

    • TSB #B170320

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176366

      COOLANT LINE QUICK DISCONNECTS LEAK IN LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW -15?C (5?F): The coolant reservoir in the high or low temperature cooling system is low There may be a coolant leak under the vehicle There may be a check control ... Read More »

    • TSB #B130420

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176363

      TANK VENTILATION AND MIXTURE CONTROL FAULTS STORED IN THE DME: The Engine Malfunction Warning is illuminated and one or more of the following faults are stored in the DME. Read More »

    • TSB #B121619

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175269

      ERRONEOUS ELECTRIC FAN FUNCTION FAULT STORED IN THE DME: The following faults may be erroneously stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME): Fault code: Control module: Fault code text: 1A2806 DME Electric fan function: limited ... Read More »

    • TSB #B120720

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174004

      DELIVERY STOP: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (DME): BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop (effective March 5 2020) on a small number of Model Year 2020 BMW vehicles that were produced starting on February 14 2018. Read More »

    • TSB #B110120

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172487

      ENGINE OIL FILTER INSERT IS DIFFICULT TO REMOVE - REMOVAL: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B11 01 20 dated February 2020. Read More »

    • 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 »

    • TSB #B111519

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171480

      SERVICE ACTION: S58T ENGINE - CHECK ENGINE OIL DEFLECTOR SCREWS: The engine oil deflector screws may have been tightened to the wrong torque. Read More »

    • TSB #B111219

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170569

      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 »

    • TSB #B123119

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170573

      DELIVERY STOP: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (DME). BMW of North America LLC has issued a Delivery Stop (effective December 5 2019) on certain Model Year 2020 BMW vehicles that were produced between March 2019 and December 2019. Read More »

    • TSB #B111319

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167993

      DELIVERY STOP: CYLINDER HEAD COVER DELIVERY STOP: CYLINDER HEAD COVER. The cylinder head cover may have been damaged during assembly. It will need to be inspected and, if necessary, replaced. 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:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #B120120

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171481

      FAULTS FOR TURBOCHARGER ELECTRIC WASTEGATE STORED IN THE DME. The engine malfunction warning (MIL) is illuminated and one of the following fault codes is stored in the DME. Read More »

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

    • TSB #B640919

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166389

      SERVICE ACTION: CHECKING HEATER HOSE FOR PROPER INSTALLATION: The installation area between the heater return hose and the drive belt is very limited. If the hose is not secured properly this could cause contact with the drive belt. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #B121318

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174005

      DME FC 21A02D - COMBUSTION CONTROL: VALVE LIFT AT IDLE This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B12 13 18 dated September 2019. The vehicle will run rough or hesitate when accelerating from a stationary position. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #B160420

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184574

      TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. Read More »

    • TSB #B170320

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176366

      COOLANT LINE QUICK DISCONNECTS LEAK IN LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW -15?C (5?F): The coolant reservoir in the high or low temperature cooling system is low There may be a coolant leak under the vehicle There may be a check control ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174009

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B620818

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190860

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY SHAKES-SHIFTS TO THE LEFT: The Instrument cluster intermittently flickers, shakes and has shifted to the left. Read More »

    • TSB #B661820

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186894

      ?GESTURE CONTROL UNINTENDED OPERATION: The Gesture camera inadvertently detects movement and performs unintended operations. Read More »

    • TSB #B612420

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184585

      HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY CONDITION VERIFICATION (20V-601): After additional in-depth research and analysis of the corresponding data for these vehicles, we can safely conclude that the issue identified in Recall Campaign 20V-601 has been ... Read More »

    • TSB #B611720

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179819

      DELIVERY STOP - HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY: Please do not charge the vehicle high-voltage battery until further notice. There may be a potential issue in the welding process of the HV-modules. Read More »

    • TSB #B620818

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179820

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY SHAKES-SHIFTS TO THE LEFT: The Instrument cluster intermittently flickers, shakes and has shifted to the left. The fault is resolved once the vehicle goes into sleep mode. Read More »

    • 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 #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 #B122219

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179811

      EME GROUND CONNECTION MONITORING FAULTS: Check Control message (CCM ID 794): "Drive. Check as soon as possible" illuminates. Increased ground cable contact resistance at Electrical Machine Electronics (EME) due to corrosion/oxidation. Read More »

    • TSB #B512119

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178998

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: Potential causes include: Faulty upper air flap actuator (G01, G02, G12, G30, G32) Faulty lower air flap assembly (G01, G02, G12, G30, G32) Software error in the DME affecting the upper flap ... Read More »

    • TSB #B610419

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179003

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

    • TSB #B512119

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177627

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Read More »

    • TSB #B610419

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177628

      VEHICLE DOES NOT START BATTERY TOTALLY DISCHARGED: The customer's vehicle does not start due to a totally discharged battery. 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 #B512119

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176373

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Read More »

    • TSB #B661220

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176382

      SURROUND VIEW VEHICLE IMAGE DISPLAYED IS INACCURATE: When Surround View is activated the vehicle image displayed in the Central Information Display (CID) contains inaccurate details. Read More »

    • TSB #B660920

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176380

      SURROUND VIEW WRONG VEHICLE DISPLAYED AFTER PROGRAMMING: After programming the wrong vehicle model is displayed in the Central Information Display (CID) when the Surround View is activated. Read More »

    • TSB #B170320

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176366

      COOLANT LINE QUICK DISCONNECTS LEAK IN LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW -15?C (5?F): The coolant reservoir in the high or low temperature cooling system is low There may be a coolant leak under the vehicle There may be a check control ... 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 #B660520

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175286

      SERVICE ACTION - REPLACE LEFT FRONT SHORT RANGE RADAR SENSOR (SRR): The functionality of the left front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the Driving Assistance Check Control Message. Read More »

    • TSB #B660620

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175287

      SERVICE ACTION - REPLACE RIGHT FRONT SHORT RANGE RADAR SENSOR (SRR): The functionality of the right front SRR sensor could be reduced which would display the Driving Assistance Check Control Message. Read More »

    • TSB #B840120

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175292

      BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE: The BMW ConnectedDrive services are not available for an extended period. Read More »

    • TSB #B840220

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175293

      REMOTE 3D VIEW NOT AVAILABLE: Remote 3D View cannot be launched In the BMW ConnectedDrive App. Software error in the Advanced Telematics Module 2 (ATM2). Read More »

    • TSB #B720417

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174319

      FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 10) replaces SI B72 04 17 dated September 2019. 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 #B630418

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174027

      DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B63 04 18 dated January 2019. One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. 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 »

    • TSB #B840120

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171502

      BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE: The BMW ConnectedDrive services are not available for an extended period. Read More »

    • TSB #B840220

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171503

      REMOTE 3D VIEW NOT AVAILABLE: Remote 3D View cannot be launched In the BMW ConnectedDrive App. Software error in the Advanced Telematics Module 2 (ATM2). Read More »

    • TSB #B120319

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170572

      ENGINE DOES NOT START BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES: Engine designation correction Parts availability Warranty. The engine will not start at temperatures below freezing. The starter does not turn and engage. Read More »

    • TSB #B123119

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170573

      DELIVERY STOP: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS (DME). BMW of North America LLC has issued a Delivery Stop (effective December 5 2019) on certain Model Year 2020 BMW vehicles that were produced between March 2019 and December 2019. Read More »

    • TSB #B651019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169472

      ENGINE SPEED DEPENDENT NOISE DURING AUDIO PLAYBACK: Integration level updated. There is an engine speed-dependent noise heard through the speakers during audio playback. Software error in the Receiver Audio Module (RAM) control unit. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #B620719

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174025

      DIGITAL SPEEDOMETER MISSING FROM THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AFTER PROGRAMMING DIGITAL SPEEDOMETER MISSING FROM THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AFTER PROGRAMMING: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B62 07 19 dated June 2019. Read More »

    • TSB #B620519

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170587

      COMPASS NO LONGER VISIBLE IN THE KOMBI AFTER PROGRAMMING: Integration level updated. Customer noticed that their compass display was deleted from the Instrument Cluster (KOMBI) after recent programming. Read More »

    • TSB #B620919

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170588

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REMAINS DARK AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE: Instrument cluster remains dark after starting the vehicle. After a restart normal functionality is restored. Software error in the KOMBI (Instrument Cluster). Read More »

    • TSB #B620119

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169469

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: Instrument Cluster (KOMBSP18) functions are intermittently inoperative including: On-board Computer (BC) button on turn signal stalk (BC button shown at left) Radio ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B160420

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184574

      TANK VENTILATION DIAGNOSIS: There is software error in the diagnosis of the fuel tank ventilation valve. Read More »

    • TSB #B512119

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182611

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Read More »

    • 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 »

    • TSB #B660817

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171498

      REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 5) replaces SI B66 08 17 dated March 2018. Sporadically when the rear view camera is activated no image appears in the display. Read More »

    • TSB #B662119

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171500

      LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING): STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 21 19 dated December 2019. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #B630318

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190862

      LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED: The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. . Read More »

    • TSB #B630418

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186226

      ?DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. The connection between the LED module and light tube inside the headlight is damaged. Read More »

    • TSB #B620320

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186224

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ILLUMINATED WITH FAULT MEMORY CDC152: The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated in the instrument cluster. The vehicles has no operating failures; only the MIL is illuminated. Read More »

    • TSB #B630418

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174027

      DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B63 04 18 dated January 2019. One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. Read More »

    • TSB #B111219

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170569

      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 »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #B510421

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188941

      DOOR PAINT STREAKS: Streaks are found running mostly vertically down along the door outer skin from the lower window trim. This can affect any of the 4 side doors. Read More »

    • TSB #B540320

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186220

      SUNROOF NOT INITIALIZED: The sunroof will not operate and has the following fault codes stored: 030215 - SHD: invalid characteristic curve, no standardization exists and 030220 - SHD: System not standardized and 030295 - invalid ... Read More »

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177632

      TOP VIEW CAMERA: IMAGE IS MISALIGNED: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    • TSB #B510920

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174013

      G01 WIND NOISE DIAGNOSIS: Customer complaint of hissing or wind noise present in the interior of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph. CAUSE The following areas and defects may cause this complaint: 1. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #B540320

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190856

      SUNROOF NOT INITIALIZED: During operation, the sunroof may have lost initialization due to extended activation of the switch. Read More »

    • TSB #B541119

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190857

      SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. Read More »

    • TSB #B541119

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176376

      SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area. Read More »

    • TSB #B541119

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166383

      SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area. 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 »

    • TSB #B610220

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174017

      KNOCKING NOISE FROM WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR: When driving over uneven pavement or cobblestones a knocking noise is present from the passenger side front area (A pillar). Read More »

    • TSB #B612315

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169468

      Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full : The low washer fluid warning is illuminated even though the washer fluid reservoir is full. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #B630318

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190862

      LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED: The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. . Read More »

    • TSB #B630720

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187481

      FRONY DOOR PANEL LED FAILURES: The LED light on the front door is not working. Due to the orientation of the LED module, moisture may enter the LED module, causing corrosion. Read More »

    • TSB #B513016

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174015

      TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 4) replaces SI B51 30 16 dated March 2018. Read More »

    • TSB #B630418

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174027

      DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT IS DIM OR DISCOLORED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B63 04 18 dated January 2019. One or more of the LED daytime running lights are dim or discolored. Read More »

    • 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 »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #B720417

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174319

      FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 10) replaces SI B72 04 17 dated September 2019. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #B512119

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182611

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Read More »

    • TSB #B011219

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182898

      FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS: LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150,000 MILES: Component-Specific Limited Warranty Extension This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. Read More »

    • TSB #B512119

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181226

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated. Read More »

    • TSB #B541119

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166383

      SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #B011219

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182605

      FRONT GRILLE UPPER/LOWER ACTIVE AIR FLAPS: LTD WTY EXT TO 15 YEARS/150,000 MILES: Component-Specific Limited Warranty Extension This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #B511818

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179816

      DOORS WILL NOT COMPLETELY LATCH: One or more doors will not completely latch or will open to the first stage at times. The door lock strikers may be misadjusted. Read More »

    • TSB #B661919

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174317

      COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 19 19 dated May 2019. Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #B630720

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187481

      FRONY DOOR PANEL LED FAILURES: The LED light on the front door is not working. Due to the orientation of the LED module, moisture may enter the LED module, causing corrosion. Read More »

    • TSB #B510920

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174013

      G01 WIND NOISE DIAGNOSIS: Customer complaint of hissing or wind noise present in the interior of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph. CAUSE The following areas and defects may cause this complaint: 1. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #B662119

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187483

      LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Read More »

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178996

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied, noticeable at low speeds. The vehicle must be moving. Read More »

    • TSB #B270220

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176367

      JERKING OR SHUDDERING FROM THE DRIVELINE (XDRIVE TRANSFER CASE ATX13-X): There is a jerking or shuddering during either or both of the following: Cornering or accelerating from low speeds Driving with low to medium loads There are no ... Read More »

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174009

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #B662119

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187483

      LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough, even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Read More »

    • TSB #B170320

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176366

      COOLANT LINE QUICK DISCONNECTS LEAK IN LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW -15?C (5?F): The coolant reservoir in the high or low temperature cooling system is low There may be a coolant leak under the vehicle There may be a check control ... Read More »

    • TSB #B270220

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176367

      JERKING OR SHUDDERING FROM THE DRIVELINE (XDRIVE TRANSFER CASE ATX13-X): There is a jerking or shuddering during either or both of the following: Cornering or accelerating from low speeds Driving with low to medium loads There are no ... Read More »

    • TSB #B120120

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174002

      ENGINE: FAULTS FOR TURBOCHARGER ELECTRIC WASTEGATE STORED IN THE DME: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B12 01 20 dated January 2020. Read More »

    • TSB #B662119

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170590

      LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING) STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION NOT STRONG: Lane Departure Warning (LDW) steering wheel vibration is perceived as being not strong enough even with the strongest setting selected via the iDrive menu. Read More »

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170591

      TOP VIEW CAMERA: IMAGE IS MISALIGNED. The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: OTHER

    • TSB #B120120

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174002

      ENGINE: FAULTS FOR TURBOCHARGER ELECTRIC WASTEGATE STORED IN THE DME: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B12 01 20 dated January 2020. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #B640121

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190864

      WHISTLING NOISE COMING FROM FRESH AIR INLET (ENGINE COMPARTMENT): A whistling noise is present from the fresh air inlet area (engine compartment bulkhead area), in the right front area of the vehicle, at speeds above 40 mph. Read More »

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190867

      TOP VIEW CAMERA IMAGE IS MISALIGNED: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    • TSB #B661720

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184594

      SURROUND VIEW - PARKING VIEW IMAGES DISPLAYED INCORRECTLY: After programming and shifting into reverse, there may be various sporadic concerns regarding the rearview camera and the surround view (top view) camera images in the CID ... Read More »

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177632

      TOP VIEW CAMERA: IMAGE IS MISALIGNED: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    • TSB #B660817

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174316

      REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 6) replaces SI B66 08 17 dated January 2020. Sporadically when the rear view camera is activated no image appears in the display. Read More »

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174009

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Read More »

    • TSB #B510920

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174013

      G01 WIND NOISE DIAGNOSIS: Customer complaint of hissing or wind noise present in the interior of the vehicle at speeds above 60 mph. CAUSE The following areas and defects may cause this complaint: 1. Read More »

    • TSB #B610220

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174017

      KNOCKING NOISE FROM WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR: When driving over uneven pavement or cobblestones a knocking noise is present from the passenger side front area (A pillar). Read More »

    • TSB #B660817

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171498

      REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 5) replaces SI B66 08 17 dated March 2018. Sporadically when the rear view camera is activated no image appears in the display. Read More »

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170591

      TOP VIEW CAMERA: IMAGE IS MISALIGNED. The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184595

      TOP VIEW CAMERA: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #B310121

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190848

      FRONT AXLE SUPPORT WEDGE: Due to a parts list error in production, the vehicle was not built according to specification. Read More »

    • TSB #B510521

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188942

      GLOVE BOX COVER: BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop on a small number of Model Year 2021 BMW X3 SAV and X4 SAC vehicles that were produced on February 3, 2021. Read More »

    • TSB #B650121

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188953

      SPORADIC FAILURE OR CRACKING NOISE IN BASS SPEAKERS: No Bass or a cracking noise can be heard from the bass speakers. Read More »

    • TSB #B652020

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186230

      ?PROGRAM HEAD UNIT: Satellite radio content is not available over IP, this does not affect channels received over satellite. Read More »

    • TSB #B661820

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186232

      ?GESTURE CONTROL UNINTENDED OPERATION: The Gesture camera inadvertently detects movement and performs unintended operations. Read More »

    • TSB #B612520

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186222

      REMOTE CONTROL KEY OR BMW DISPLAY KEY BUTTONS NOT WORKING: The buttons on the remote-control key or BMW display key are not working, not allowing to unlock the vehicle and the tailgate or trunk compartment. Read More »

    • TSB #B620818

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186225

      ?INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY SHAKES-SHIFTS TO THE LEFT: The Instrument cluster intermittently flickers, shakes and has shifted to the left. The fault is resolved once the vehicle goes into sleep mode. The fault can reoccur at any point. Read More »

    • TSB #B652020

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186892

      ?PROGRAM HEAD UNIT: Satellite radio content is not available over IP, this does not affect channels received over satellite. Read More »

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184595

      TOP VIEW CAMERA: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    • 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 #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 #B612420

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184585

      HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY CONDITION VERIFICATION (20V-601): After additional in-depth research and analysis of the corresponding data for these vehicles, we can safely conclude that the issue identified in Recall Campaign 20V-601 has been ... Read More »

    • TSB #B650919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184588

      HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display. Read More »

    • TSB #B320520

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182609

      INCREASED STEERING EFFORT WITH CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): During multiple vehicle steering maneuvering or extended time at steering end stops (i.e. Read More »

    • TSB #B512119

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182611

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Read More »

    • TSB #B512119

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182910

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). Read More »

    • TSB #B610419

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179003

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

    • TSB #B541119

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176376

      SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area. Read More »

    • TSB #B660817

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174316

      REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 6) replaces SI B66 08 17 dated January 2020. Sporadically when the rear view camera is activated no image appears in the display. Read More »

    • TSB #B510720

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174011

      UNINTENDED HATCH ACTIVATION AFTER CONVERSION: The hatch may unintentionally open. 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 #B111519

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170570

      SERVICE ACTION: S58T ENGINE - CHECK ENGINE OIL DEFLECTOR SCREWS. The engine oil deflector screws may have been tightened to the wrong torque. Read More »

    • TSB #B612315

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169468

      Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full : The low washer fluid warning is illuminated even though the washer fluid reservoir is full. Read More »

    • TSB #B620119

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169469

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: Instrument Cluster (KOMBSP18) functions are intermittently inoperative including: On-board Computer (BC) button on turn signal stalk (BC button shown at left) Radio ... Read More »

    • TSB #B651019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169472

      ENGINE SPEED DEPENDENT NOISE DURING AUDIO PLAYBACK: Integration level updated. There is an engine speed-dependent noise heard through the speakers during audio playback. Software error in the Receiver Audio Module (RAM) control unit. Read More »

    • TSB #B652219

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169474

      NO AUDIO IS AVAILABLE FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 SECONDS AFTER HEAD UNIT START UP: After programming vehicle no audio is available for approximately 30 seconds after head unit start-up. Read More »

    • TSB #B341019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169460

      HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance ... Read More »

    • TSB #B640919

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166389

      SERVICE ACTION: CHECKING HEATER HOSE FOR PROPER INSTALLATION: The installation area between the heater return hose and the drive belt is very limited. If the hose is not secured properly this could cause contact with the drive belt. 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 #B661919

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174317

      COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 19 19 dated May 2019. Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Read More »

    • TSB #B652219

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169474

      NO AUDIO IS AVAILABLE FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 SECONDS AFTER HEAD UNIT START UP: After programming vehicle no audio is available for approximately 30 seconds after head unit start-up. Read More »

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

    • TSB #B650919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184588

      HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B650919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184588

      HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display. Read More »

    • 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 »

    • TSB #B541119

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166383

      SUNROOF WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS: This bulletin outlines multiple known areas of possible water entry for the vehicles listed above. It serves only as a diagnostic resource in troubleshooting water leak complaints from the roof area. 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 #B512119

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182611

      ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULT DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with faults stored related to the upper and/or lower active air flap(s). 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 »

    • TSB #B620119

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169469

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: Instrument Cluster (KOMBSP18) functions are intermittently inoperative including: On-board Computer (BC) button on turn signal stalk (BC button shown at left) Radio ... Read More »

    • TSB #B651019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169472

      ENGINE SPEED DEPENDENT NOISE DURING AUDIO PLAYBACK: Integration level updated. There is an engine speed-dependent noise heard through the speakers during audio playback. Software error in the Receiver Audio Module (RAM) control unit. Read More »

    • TSB #B652219

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169474

      NO AUDIO IS AVAILABLE FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 SECONDS AFTER HEAD UNIT START UP: After programming vehicle no audio is available for approximately 30 seconds after head unit start-up. Read More »

    • TSB #B341019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169460

      HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING MOTORSPORT VEHICLE BRAKES: INFORMATION Inform the customer during a consultation that the M Compound (standard equipment) and M Carbon Ceramic (optional) brakes are high-performance ... Read More »

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