TSB List for the 2018 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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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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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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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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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B611018

    NHTSA ID #10145338

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

    Summary: THE DISPLAY GOES BLACK, VEHICLE DOESNT START AGAIN AFTER SWITCHING THE ENGINE OFF.: On board computer and navigation system goes black or resets.

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  • 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:ENGINE:DIESEL

  • TSB #B110618

    NHTSA ID #10145292

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

    Summary: TURBO BOOST ACTUATOR ROD LOOSE (DIESEL): Limited engine performance (lack of boost) with a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminated.

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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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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 #B620918

    NHTSA ID #10145345

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

    Summary: HEAD-UP DISPLAY DOES NOT WORK SPORADICALLY: Sporadically, the Head-Up Display stops working, but function returns after a terminal change.

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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 #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 #B660918

    NHTSA ID #10138407

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

    Summary: CHECK CONTROL STATES REMOTE KEY IS MISSING WHEN THE KEY IS LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE: Only affects vehicles that have been programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x and I-level 18-03-511 or 18-03-576

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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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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 #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 #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 #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 #10145315

    • Date Announced: JULY 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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  • 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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SEATS

  • TSB #B520318

    NHTSA ID #10145298

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

    Summary: MEMORY SEAT ADJUSTMENT IS LIMITED: After programming the vehicle with ISTA 4.10.2x, the adjustment range of the memory seat may restricted.

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10145320

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

    Summary: CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative.

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  • TSB #B651316

    NHTSA ID #10145316

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

    Summary: COMPONENT PROTECTION ACTIVE. HEAD UNITS CANNOT BE SWAPPED BETWEEN VEHICLES FOR TESTING.: If either the head unit (NBT-EVO or ENTRY-NAV-EVO) or the Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head un

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  • TSB #B660918

    NHTSA ID #10138407

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

    Summary: CHECK CONTROL STATES REMOTE KEY IS MISSING WHEN THE KEY IS LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE: Only affects vehicles that have been programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x and I-level 18-03-511 or 18-03-576

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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 #B840818

    NHTSA ID #10138411

    • Date Announced: APRIL 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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  • 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 #B840818

    NHTSA ID #10138411

    • Date Announced: APRIL 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 #B660918

    NHTSA ID #10138407

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

    Summary: CHECK CONTROL STATES REMOTE KEY IS MISSING WHEN THE KEY IS LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE: Only affects vehicles that have been programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x and I-level 18-03-511 or 18-03-576

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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 #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 #B650318

    NHTSA ID #10142940

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

    Summary: NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming, there is no audio playback.

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  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10142945

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

    Summary: Bluetooth Connection Failures: There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones: Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge.

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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 #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 #10145306

    • Date Announced: JUNE 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 #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 #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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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #B640318

    NHTSA ID #10145302

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

    Summary: DELIVERY STOP: REFRIGERANT AIR CONDITIONING: An incorrect refrigerant was used to fill the refrigerant circuit in the affected vehicles after assembly.

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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 #B640318

    NHTSA ID #10136356

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

    Summary: DELIVERY STOP: REFRIGERANT AIR CONDITIONING: A Delivery Stop has been issued (effective March 15, 2018) on Model Year 2018 BMW X5 and X6 vehicles produced from January 16 – February 19, 2018. This delivery stop involves the evacuation and r

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  • 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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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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