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TSB List for the 2016 BMW X5

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING

  • TSB #B320115

    NHTSA ID #10136721

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

    Summary: NOISE WHEN ADJUSTING THE STEERING COLUMN UP OR DOWN: Creaking noise when raising or lowering the steering column position

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SUSPENSION:FRONT

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

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

    Summary: CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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  • TSB #B340515

    NHTSA ID #10138392

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

    Summary: TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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  • TSB #B310117

    NHTSA ID #10138387

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

    Summary: TICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE ON TURNS: A hard mechanical clacking noise is heard when making turns coming from the front axle.

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

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

    Summary: CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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  • TSB #B340515

    NHTSA ID #10138392

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

    Summary: TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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  • TSB #B310117

    NHTSA ID #10138387

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

    Summary: TICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE ON TURNS: A hard mechanical clacking noise is heard when making turns coming from the front axle.

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  • TSB #31 01 12

    NHTSA ID #10059080

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

    Summary: CLICKING NOISES ARE COMING FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN DRIVING ON LOW SPEED. *MA

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SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE

  • TSB #B310117

    NHTSA ID #10136338

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

    Summary: TICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE ON TURNS: A hard mechanical clacking noise is heard when making turns coming from the front axle.

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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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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B121018

    NHTSA ID #10138377

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

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL): IHKA FC 801386: After program the vehicle with I-Level F025-17-11-500 or higher; the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminates while driving.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #B121018

    NHTSA ID #10138377

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

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL): IHKA FC 801386: After program the vehicle with I-Level F025-17-11-500 or higher; the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminates while driving.

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #B340515

    NHTSA ID #10135032

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

    Summary: TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT AXLE WHEN CORNERING: The customer may complain of a metallic ticking noise from the front axle when cornering, maneuvering, parking or pulling away from a parking space.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B610118

    NHTSA ID #10136347

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

    Summary: HIGH VOLTAGE SYSTEM: ISOLATION FAULTS: The Check Control message (CCM), "Powertrain malfunction!" is displayed.

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  • TSB #B614317

    NHTSA ID #10136732

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

    Summary: EME FAULT CODES S0728 / S0729: A fault (S0728 for F15 PHEV or S0729 for i3) is found stored in the EME during ISTA short test. Diagnostic instructions indicate to reprogram EME.

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  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10136745

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

    Summary: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information

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  • TSB #B122716

    NHTSA ID #10136334

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

    Summary: DIAGNOSING NON FUNCTIONING eDRIVE: Vehicle will not go into "eDrive"

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #B613014

    NHTSA ID #10136352

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

    Summary: BMW Maintenance Program: 12-Volt Battery Replacement Measure: This bulletin outlines a customer satisfaction measure that has been designed exclusively for the BMW vehicles listed above.

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  • TSB #B120618

    NHTSA ID #10135025

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

    Summary: DME FAULT CODE CDC203: Various control units contain faults indicating missing messages from the battery management electronics

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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 #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10138404

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

    Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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LIGHTING (PWS)

  • TSB #B630516

    NHTSA ID #10136355

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

    Summary: HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

  • TSB #B630516

    NHTSA ID #10136355

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

    Summary: HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #B650518

    NHTSA ID #10138403

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

    Summary: AIR BAG LAMP ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 9309A0: The red air bag warning light is illuminated (check-control message: restraint system, CCM-ID: 97)

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141100: AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE

  • TSB #B650518

    NHTSA ID #10138403

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

    Summary: AIR BAG LAMP ILLUMINATED. FAULT CODE 9309A0: The red air bag warning light is illuminated (check-control message: restraint system, CCM-ID: 97)

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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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WHEELS

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10138386

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

    Summary: CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING

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  • TSB #B310117

    NHTSA ID #10138387

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

    Summary: TICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE ON TURNS: A hard mechanical clacking noise is heard when making turns coming from the front axle.

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10138404

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

    Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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  • 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 #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10135992

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

    Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing. 'Component Protection Active': If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to e

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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 #B641316

    NHTSA ID #10136358

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

    Summary: A/C FAILURE: FC 801252 ELECTRIC A/C COMPRESSOR: INTERNAL FAULT DETECTED: Air conditioning (A/C) failure with IHKA fault code "801252 - Electric A/C compressor: Internal fault detected".

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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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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10138404

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

    Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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  • 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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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #B641216

    NHTSA ID #10136357

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

    Summary: HVAC BLOWER NOT WORKING: HVAC blower is not working.

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  • TSB #B641316

    NHTSA ID #10136358

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

    Summary: A/C FAILURE: FC 801252 ELECTRIC A/C COMPRESSOR: INTERNAL FAULT DETECTED: Air conditioning (A/C) failure with IHKA fault code "801252 - Electric A/C compressor: Internal fault detected".

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #B310117

    NHTSA ID #10136338

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

    Summary: TICKING NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE ON TURNS: A hard mechanical clacking noise is heard when making turns coming from the front axle.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #B710317

    NHTSA ID #10136744

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

    Summary: RECALL CAMPAIGN 17E-A04: REPLACE EMISSIONS LABEL: Vehicles are non-compliant with emissions regulations (incorrectly labelled).

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