TSB List for the 2008 BMW Z4

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SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #SIB-33-01-02

    NHTSA ID #10040853

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BMW: A GRINDING NOISE IS COMING FROM THE DIFFERENTIAL DURING SLOW CORNERING. WHEN TURNING A SLIP/STICK EFFECT IS CREATED ON THE LINING AND STEEL DISCS INCORPORATED IN THE DIFFERENTIAL CLUTCH CAUSES A GRINDING NOISE. *RM

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

  • TSB #B340414

    NHTSA ID #10147242

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

    Summary: Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 34 04 14 dated December 2014. Designates changes to the bulletin. INFORMATION 1.Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses d

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  • TSB #340414

    NHTSA ID #10148179

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

    Summary: Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles. INFORMATION 1. Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses during rapid heating and cooling of the brake discs. Braking from high speed with cold brake components (less tha

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

  • TSB #B340414

    NHTSA ID #10147242

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

    Summary: Diagnosis of Compound Brake System Complaints in M Vehicles This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 34 04 14 dated December 2014. Designates changes to the bulletin. INFORMATION 1.Visible cracks are caused by high thermal stresses d

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #B110616

    NHTSA ID #10151300

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME - Diagnostic Hints This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 06 16 dated April 2016.. The customer may complain about one of t

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  • TSB #110907

    NHTSA ID #10150095

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Intermittent Hydraulic Valve Adjuster (HVA) Noise. An occasional ticking or rattling noise from the camshaft hydraulic valve lifters (HVA) may occur during cold engine starts, due to frequent short-distance driving, or the noise may occur f

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B110616

    NHTSA ID #10151247

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME - Diagnostic Hints. The customer may complain about one of the following: Rough engine running Engine cannot be started (crank no start) Check Engine L

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  • TSB #010414

    NHTSA ID #10148087

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

    Summary: External Engine Oil Leaks and Repairs. During the vehicle's operational life, normal engine oil seepage or sweating, in addition to accumulated road dust, dirt and grime in the engine compartment can cause the appearance of a more severe oi

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #TS-12-19-10

    NHTSA ID #10041276

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON WITH A FAULT CODE STORED. INTERNAL DMTL PUMP FAILURE.*RM

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #SIB-01-02-12

    NHTSA ID #10045279

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BMW: A FAILURE OF THE TURBOCHARGER WASTEGATES, CAUSED BY A DEFECT, HAS AN EMISSIONS EXTENDED WARRANTY, 8 YEARS OR 82,000 MILES, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST, NOT OTHERWISE FALLING WITHIN COVERAGE EXCLUSION. *PE

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  • TSB #SIB-13-13-10

    NHTSA ID #10042684

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BMW: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP HAS AN INTERNAL COMPONENT THAT MAY FAIL AND CAUSING DRIVABILITY SYMPTOMS SUCH AS ERRATIC ENGINE OPERATION AND LONGER STARTING TIMES. *PE

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10148120

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

    Summary: Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on

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  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10148273

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

    Summary: Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on t

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  • TSB #513608

    NHTSA ID #10150173

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

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  • TSB #641105

    NHTSA ID #10149612

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Clicking/Popping Noise from Dash at Startup. The customer states that when the vehicle is started, or the ignition switch is turned on, there is a clicking/popping noise coming from the dash area. CAUSE Mis-alignment of the fresh air/recirc

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #SIB-61-13-05

    NHTSA ID #10052012

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BMW: BATTERY HAS AN INCREASED DEMAND DUE TO DEVELOPEMENTAL PROCESS OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM. THIS IS CAUSING THE BATTER TO NEED TO UNDERGO AN ENERGY DIAGNOSIS. *KB

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #SIB-84-03-14

    NHTSA ID #10056099

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

    Summary: BMW: WHEN USING IPHONE, VARIOUS CONNECTIVITY FAILURES OCCUR, SUCH AS DISCONNECTION OF CALL, LIST OF CONTACTS INCOMPLETE, DUE TO THE VARIANTS AND SOFTWARE USED. MODEL 2008-2014.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #SIB-63-14-10

    NHTSA ID #10041281

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BMW: THE REAR LAMP IS NOT WATER TIGHT DUE TO CRACKS DUE TO STRESS. WATER MAY ENTER THE LAMP. *RM

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

  • TSB #SIB-63-14-10

    NHTSA ID #10041281

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BMW: THE REAR LAMP IS NOT WATER TIGHT DUE TO CRACKS DUE TO STRESS. WATER MAY ENTER THE LAMP. *RM

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #513608

    NHTSA ID #10150173

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

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  • TSB #513608

    NHTSA ID #10150224

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

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  • TSB #513608

    NHTSA ID #10149441

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #010914

    NHTSA ID #10148018

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

    Summary: "?SI B01 09 14 September 2014 WarrantiesWarranties This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 09 14 dated August 2014. Please read this Service Information bulletin in its entirety, the content has been completely updated. design

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #513608

    NHTSA ID #10150173

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

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TIRES:VALVE

  • TSB #B360215

    NHTSA ID #10147136

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

    Summary: Valve Stem Replacement with Wheel Electronics. INFORMATION The valve stems are single-use only, and must be replaced every time the wheel electronics are replaced. If you loosen the nut (1), you must replace the valve stem. Failure to repla

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WHEELS

  • TSB #B360215

    NHTSA ID #10147136

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

    Summary: Valve Stem Replacement with Wheel Electronics. INFORMATION The valve stems are single-use only, and must be replaced every time the wheel electronics are replaced. If you loosen the nut (1), you must replace the valve stem. Failure to repla

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COMMUNICATION

  • TSB #SIB-84-03-14

    NHTSA ID #10056099

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

    Summary: BMW: WHEN USING IPHONE, VARIOUS CONNECTIVITY FAILURES OCCUR, SUCH AS DISCONNECTION OF CALL, LIST OF CONTACTS INCOMPLETE, DUE TO THE VARIANTS AND SOFTWARE USED. MODEL 2008-2014.

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B110616

    NHTSA ID #10151300

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME - Diagnostic Hints This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 06 16 dated April 2016.. The customer may complain about one of t

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  • TSB #010914

    NHTSA ID #10148018

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

    Summary: "?SI B01 09 14 September 2014 WarrantiesWarranties This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 09 14 dated August 2014. Please read this Service Information bulletin in its entirety, the content has been completely updated. design

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  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10148273

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

    Summary: Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on t

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  • TSB #120913

    NHTSA ID #10150160

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: State Inspection and Emission (I/M) Test Fails Due To an Invalid VIN Number. The customer of an affected vehicle may fail to pass an I/M test due to a non-compliant 17digit vehicle identification number (VIN) stored in the DME (Digital Moto

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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 #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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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #B650709

    NHTSA ID #10151023

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Whistling Noise Coming from the Center Vent - A/C is Off . A very high pitched whistling or beeping noise is heard coming from the center vents. The flow of refrigerant through the expansion valve at certain temperature differentials.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #010914

    NHTSA ID #10148018

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

    Summary: "?SI B01 09 14 September 2014 WarrantiesWarranties This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 09 14 dated August 2014. Please read this Service Information bulletin in its entirety, the content has been completely updated. design

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #610314

    NHTSA ID #10148273

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

    Summary: Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on t

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