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TSB List for the 2016 BMW X5

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STEERING

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10142929

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

    Summary: CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or when turning the steering whe

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  • 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 #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 #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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SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

  • 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 #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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  • 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 #B121218

    NHTSA ID #10138379

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

    Summary: DRIVE WARNING CCM MESSAGES: Check Control Massages (CCM) displayed:

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  • 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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  • TSB #B110117

    NHTSA ID #10142922

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

    Summary: N63T AND S63T ENGINE: VALVE SEAL REPLACEMENT: This SI provides a new tool and a new procedure for the N63TU valve seals replacement.

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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 #B121218

    NHTSA ID #10138379

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

    Summary: DRIVE WARNING CCM MESSAGES: Check Control Massages (CCM) displayed:

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  • TSB #B330315

    NHTSA ID #10136341

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

    Summary: LEAKING REAR DIFFERENTIAL (QMVH): There is an oil leak from the rear differential housing.

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  • 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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  • TSB #B614617

    NHTSA ID #10142937

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

    Summary: LACK OF POWER OR DRIVING READINESS CANNOT BE ESTABLISHED: Drive parameters (speed and torque) may be restricted.

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #B310112

    NHTSA ID #10142929

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

    Summary: CRACKING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AXLE AREA WHILE TURNING THE WHEELS, WHEN STATIONARY OR PARKING: Cracking noises are heard from the front axle area while maneuvering at low speeds (e.g., parking lot maneuvers) or when turning the steering whe

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B840818

    NHTSA ID #10143570

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

    Summary: HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when:

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  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10143569

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

    Summary: BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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  • 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 #B610818

    NHTSA ID #10143560

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

    Summary: SME FCS 21F156 21F1F7: The following codes are saved in the battery management electronics (SME) fault memory:

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  • 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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  • TSB #B660118

    NHTSA ID #10142942

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

    Summary: REMOTE KEY WILL NOT OPEN OR START VEHICLE: Remote key battery in service significantly less (under a year) than expected two-year life-span.

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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 #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10143569

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

    Summary: BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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  • TSB #B840818

    NHTSA ID #10143570

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

    Summary: HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when:

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  • 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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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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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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  • TSB #B330315

    NHTSA ID #10136341

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

    Summary: LEAKING REAR DIFFERENTIAL (QMVH): There is an oil leak from the rear differential housing.

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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 #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 #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 #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 #B650709

    NHTSA ID #10143564

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

    Summary: NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

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  • TSB #B651117

    NHTSA ID #10143565

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

    Summary: NAVIGATION PRO (NBT EVO) MAP UPDATE NOT POSSIBLE, NAVIGATION DOES NOT START: Navigation system will not start at all or the: “Navigation system starts” message is permanently displayed; or

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  • 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 #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10142941

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

    Summary: NBT-EVO (NEXT GENERATION NAVIGATION PROFESSIONAL) HEAD UNIT CANNOT BE SWAPPED BETWEEN VEHICLES FOR TESTING. ’COMPONENT PROTECTION ACTIVE’

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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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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #B840616

    NHTSA ID #10143569

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

    Summary: BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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