TSB List for the 2014 BMW Z4

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2014 Z4 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.

  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • TIRES:VALVE
  • WHEELS
  • COMMUNICATION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)
  • ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B110115

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10135019

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B111417

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154818

      N20 AND N26 ENGINES TURBOCHARGER ELECTRIC WASTEGATE ACTUATOR LINKAGE PIN CORROSION This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 14 17 dated February 2018. Read More »

    • TSB #B110317

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146526

      ?N20 AND N26 ENGINE: HIGH PITCHED WHINING NOISE FROM LOWER ENGINE AREA . Whining noise from the lower engine area near the engine oil pump that increases frequency when increasing the engine RPM. Read More »

    • TSB #B511615

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147017

      "Delivery Stop: Remove Engine Oil Label. Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. Read More »

    • TSB #B111615

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147235

      ?N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. Read More »

    • TSB #B111315

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151399

      The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak. Read More »

    • TSB #B111012

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146944

      N20 Engine: Repeated Juddering or Surging While Accelerating. The vehicle judders or surges repeatedly while accelerating in hot ambient temperatures between 3,000 RPM and 5,000 RPM. Read More »

    • TSB #B110315

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147652

      N20 and N26 Engine: Oil Leaks from Cylinder Head Cover. There is an engine oil leakage under the vehicle, or the vehicle smells of engine oil. The cylinder head cover gasket is leaking engine oil due to loose retaining bolt(s). Read More »

    • TSB #120415

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147595

      SUBJECT DME Internal and Valvetronic Faults Set at Cold Ambient Temperatures. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) can be illuminated with the erroneous internal and Valvetronic faults stored in the DME. Read More »

    • TSB #123814

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147602

      SUBJECT N20, N26, and N55 Engines with Injector Electrical Faults. Any of the following symptoms could occur simultaneously with injector electrical faults stored in the DME: z After the engine is turned off for a short time, it can no ... Read More »

    • TSB #130514

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149355

      . INFORMATION To properly diagnose the customer's complaint, the applicable test plan for the misfire faults stored in the DME must be performed to avoid repeat repairs. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-26-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056719

      BMW: WITH DRIVETRAIN MALFUNCTION MESSAGE DISPLAYED AND SERVICE ENGINE SOON, ENGINE CAN GO INTO REDUCED POWER MODE, DUE TO ENGINE POSITION MANAGEMENT (EPM) UNFAVORABLE PARAMETERS IN DME SOFTWARE. Read More »

    • TSB #121513

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147706

      ?N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp and Engine Malfunction warning are illuminated, and the vehicle has reduced power output. Read More »

    • TSB #160313

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147928

      N52K, N54 and N20 Engine - Noise from Fuel Tank. The customer complains of a noise from the underside rear portion of the vehicle. When diagnosed the noise is coming from the fuel tank. Read More »

    • TSB #121513

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150034

      N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated; Engine Malfunction warning is illuminated; and the vehicle has reduced power output. Read More »

    • TSB #010212

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150065

      "BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button ... Read More »

    • TSB #120513

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149581

      Service Engine Soon Light Flashes with Throttle Adaptation Faults Stored. The EML light flashes with a check control message for reduced power output and/or the Service Engine Soon lamp (MIL) flashes. Read More »

    • TSB #130409

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149589

      "N54 Engine: Diagnosis of Cold Start Rough Running with Misfire Faults. The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Read More »

    • TSB #111212

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149427

      N20 Engine: Engine Oil Filter Application. INFORMATION The current version of EPC does not provide all available options for the engine oil filters that are used in the N20 engine. Read More »

    • TSB #111012

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149293

      ?N20 Engine: Repeated Juddering or Surging While Accelerating. The vehicle judders or surges repeatedly while accelerating in hot ambient temperatures between 3,000 RPM and 5,000 RPM. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B010116

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136705

      N20 Engine Coolant Thermostat: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles Read More »

    • TSB #B130315

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146573

      N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Injector ETK Part Number Error What's New: ? Procedure change: indentifying injector type using an ISTA test plan. . Read More »

    • TSB #B240215

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146786

      8HP: TRANSMISSION FLUID LOSS FROM COOLER LINES CONNECTIONS. There is a transmission fluid leak in the area around the oil cooler lines (on the transmission side). Read More »

    • TSB #B120114

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151074

      "SI B12 01 14 February 2016 Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 01 14 dated April 2014. Read More »

    • TSB #B111315

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146945

      The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak. Read More »

    • TSB #122413

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147917

      "?SI B12 24 13 March 2014 Engine Electrical SystemsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 24 13 dated January 2014. Read More »

    • TSB #640913

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147951

      Service Action: Program IHKA Control Unit. The control panel for the air conditioning (IHKA) may fail intermittently. CAUSE IHKA software error Read More »

    • TSB #121513

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152345

      N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp and Engine Malfunction warning are illuminated, and the vehicle has reduced power output. Read More »

    • TSB #120613

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150217

      The Service Engine Soon Lamp On with Post Oxygen Sensor Faults Stored. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp is on and the following faults are stored in the DME fault code memory. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SIB-12-15-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053485

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE AND ENGINE MALFUNCTION LIGHT ILLUMINATES. VEHICLE MAY HAVE REDUCED POWER OUTPUT. FAULT CODE MAY NOT CLEAR FROM DME FAULT MEMORY. *KB UPDATED ON 11/8/2013. *KB UPDATED 2/21/2014 *JS UPDATED 3/11/14. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

    • TSB #B111615

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151072

      February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER

    • TSB #B111615

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151072

      February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #B111615

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151249

      N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. Read More »

    • TSB #B111615

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151072

      February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. Read More »

    • TSB #B111615

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147235

      ?N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #B120114

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151074

      "SI B12 01 14 February 2016 Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 01 14 dated April 2014. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

    • TSB #112014

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149285

      Delivery Stop: Crankcase Failure. A Delivery Stop has been issued on certain 2015 model year vehicles with N20/N26 engines produced from September 4, 2014 through October 21, 2014. These vehicles may have a crankcase failure. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #B130315

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146632

      ?N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Injector ETK Part Number Error What's New: ? Identifying the injector type using the ISTA test plan ? Determining the injector part number using the new the parts table. Read More »

    • TSB #B130315

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151079

      SI B13 03 15 February 2016 Fuel Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 03 15 dated March 2015 and replaces SI B13 04 13 dated March 2014. Read More »

    • TSB #B130315

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152306

      "N20 and N26 Engines: ETK Injector Part Number Error. INFORMATION The current version of ETK has an error on screen 13_1417: ""High -pressure pump/Tubing. Read More »

    • TSB #130514

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148218

      N20 and N26 Injector Replacement. INFORMATION When a defective high-pressure fuel injector is identified with an index "02" designation, as shown in the illustration below, all 4 injectors must be replaced at the same time. Read More »

    • TSB #BMWNOV1213

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150199

      The Delivery Stop issued on November 22 for certain 2014 model year E89 vehicles produced from March to June 2013, remains in effect. The fuel pump pressure regulator could cause a noise that is audible to the driver. Read More »

    • TSB #BMWNOV1313

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150200

      A Delivery Stop has been issued on certain 2014 model year E89 vehicles produced from March to June 2013. The fuel pump pressure regulator could cause a noise that is audible to the driver. Read More »

    • TSB #130409

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149589

      "N54 Engine: Diagnosis of Cold Start Rough Running with Misfire Faults. The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

    • TSB #123814

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147602

      SUBJECT N20, N26, and N55 Engines with Injector Electrical Faults. Any of the following symptoms could occur simultaneously with injector electrical faults stored in the DME: z After the engine is turned off for a short time, it can no ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #130514

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148218

      N20 and N26 Injector Replacement. INFORMATION When a defective high-pressure fuel injector is identified with an index "02" designation, as shown in the illustration below, all 4 injectors must be replaced at the same time. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY

    • TSB #160313

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147928

      N52K, N54 and N20 Engine - Noise from Fuel Tank. The customer complains of a noise from the underside rear portion of the vehicle. When diagnosed the noise is coming from the fuel tank. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #B240215

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146786

      8HP: TRANSMISSION FLUID LOSS FROM COOLER LINES CONNECTIONS. There is a transmission fluid leak in the area around the oil cooler lines (on the transmission side). Read More »

    • TSB #280114

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149361

      DCT Transmission: Oil Leakage Diagnosis. INFORMATION Incorrect diagnosis of DCT (Double-clutch Transmission) oil leaks may lead to unnecessary part replacements and repeat customer repair visits. Read More »

    • TSB #611714

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148034

      "Intelligent Battery Sensor Diagnosis Hints. The vehicle enters the workshop with one or more of the following complaints: * Check Control Message related to battery discharge * No-start condition * Consumer power reduction (reduced ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SIB-24-02-15

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058551

      BMW: ON TRANSMISSION SIDE, IN SOME VEHICLES, THE TRANSMISSION FLUID IS LEAKING AROUND THE AREA OF THE OIL COOLER LINES CAUSING UNFAVORABLE COOLING LINE CONNECTION TOLERANCES TO DAMAGE O RINGS. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SIB-24-02-15

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058551

      BMW: ON TRANSMISSION SIDE, IN SOME VEHICLES, THE TRANSMISSION FLUID IS LEAKING AROUND THE AREA OF THE OIL COOLER LINES CAUSING UNFAVORABLE COOLING LINE CONNECTION TOLERANCES TO DAMAGE O RINGS. Read More »

    • TSB #B240215

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147714

      8HP: Transmission Fluid Loss from Cooler Lines Connections. There is a transmission fluid leak in the area around the oil cooler lines (on the transmission side). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B840214

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136745

      ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information Read More »

    • TSB #B840316

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146659

      SERVICE ACTION: GSM COMBOX DEACTIVATION / DISCONTINUATION WITH 4 YEAR ASSIST SERVICE. What's New: ? Model: Option code removed to prevent confusion about affected vehicles ? Situation: Information added about Bluetooth functionality that ... Read More »

    • TSB #B840816

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146660

      The underlying 2G technology for the GSM (Global System Mobile communication) COMBOX will no longer be supported by the cellular network providers after December 31, 2016. Read More »

    • TSB #B012016

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146998

      FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. Read More »

    • TSB #B120114

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151074

      "SI B12 01 14 February 2016 Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 01 14 dated April 2014. Read More »

    • TSB #B650216

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151115

      SUBJECT Audio System Speaker Testing. For audio system speaker testing there is a NED (Non Electrical Diagnosis) Test Plan available. CAUSE We previously recommended use of the Audio Test CD (ATC) from BMW. This CD has been discontinued. Read More »

    • TSB #B840314

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151119

      SI B84 03 14 February 2016 Communication Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B84 03 14 dated October 2014. SUBJECT Bluetooth Connection Failures. Read More »

    • TSB #B611515

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147206

      CAS Module Fails Programming with CoAPI Error 2082. During vehicle programming, the CAS (Car Access System) module fails to program with CoAPI error 2082 displayed. Refer to the attachment, which lists the affected CAS serial numbers. Read More »

    • TSB #B620315

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152314

      Door Open Message Displayed, Even Though Door Is Closed. The customer complains that while driving, a CCM (check control message) indicates the doors are open, even though they are closed. Read More »

    • TSB #B650815

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152316

      "Google(tm) Local Search Inactive. When searching for a Point of Interest (POI) in the navigation menu, the ""Google(tm) Local Search"" option cannot be selected. The POI search option ""Google(tm)Local Search"" is not activated. Read More »

    • TSB #120415

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147595

      SUBJECT DME Internal and Valvetronic Faults Set at Cold Ambient Temperatures. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) can be illuminated with the erroneous internal and Valvetronic faults stored in the DME. Read More »

    • TSB #652214

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148192

      Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to ... Read More »

    • TSB #840412

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148194

      iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. Read More »

    • TSB #840514

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148195

      Service Action: Bluetooth Software (KISU Data) Update. This Service Action is being released to improve customer satisfaction as we strive to be number 1 in the JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS). Read More »

    • TSB #8403014

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149382

      iPhone: Connection Failures with iOS 7. There are various connectivity failures with the iPhone using iOS 7. Read More »

    • TSB #611714

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148034

      "Intelligent Battery Sensor Diagnosis Hints. The vehicle enters the workshop with one or more of the following complaints: * Check Control Message related to battery discharge * No-start condition * Consumer power reduction (reduced ... Read More »

    • TSB #610314

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148120

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #840314

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148101

      iPhone: Connection Failures with iOS 7. There are various connectivity failures with the iPhone using iOS 7. Read More »

    • TSB #540414

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148327

      Service Action: Wiring Harness Sensor Rear Module. The wiring harness for the convertible top rear module sensor may be positioned incorrectly, which can cause damage to the wiring harness. Read More »

    • TSB #540414

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148271

      Delivery Stop: Wiring Harness Sensor Rear Module. A Delivery Stop has been issued on certain 2014 model year E89 vehicles produced from March 26, 2014 through April 01, 2014. Read More »

    • TSB #610314

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148273

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #840114

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148010

      ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Information and Availability. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #652513

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147953

      "ConnectedDrive/BMW ASSIST Features Are Inoperative. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. * No traffic information (RTTI / ARTTI) * BMW ASSIST ""My Info"" service doesn't work. Read More »

    • TSB #513608

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150173

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #650513

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150128

      Basic SVS: Voice Recognition Inoperative After Programming. After programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48.x, the voice recognition (Basic SVS) is inoperative. NOTE: The Basic SVS only includes voice recognition for phone functions. Read More »

    • TSB #651310

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150133

      In all audio modes (radio, CD, AUX-In, etc.), the audio output is distorted. It is more noticeable with high bass and high audio volume settings. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #B652516

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146904

      USB CABLE: BATTERY DISCHARGE/AUDIO FAILURE/RADIO RECEPTION. No sound from the radio, telephone, gong signal and or PDC. Poor radio reception and failure of the telematics systems. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B611515

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147206

      CAS Module Fails Programming with CoAPI Error 2082. During vehicle programming, the CAS (Car Access System) module fails to program with CoAPI error 2082 displayed. Refer to the attachment, which lists the affected CAS serial numbers. Read More »

    • TSB #B840215

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147214

      Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update. Read More »

    • TSB #840412

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148194

      iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. Read More »

    • TSB #840214

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148135

      ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-84-03-14

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056099

      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. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #630414

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147945

      Delay in Automatic Driving Light Switching On/Off. When driving out of a tunnel or exiting underground parking, the automatic driving light remains switched on for two minutes, even in daylight. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #640913

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147951

      Service Action: Program IHKA Control Unit. The control panel for the air conditioning (IHKA) may fail intermittently. CAUSE IHKA software error Read More »

    • TSB #513608

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150173

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #513608

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150224

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #513608

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149441

      "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. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

    • TSB #640913

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147951

      Service Action: Program IHKA Control Unit. The control panel for the air conditioning (IHKA) may fail intermittently. CAUSE IHKA software error Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #650215

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147090

      SiDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion Read More »

    • TSB #513608

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150173

      "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. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #B513815

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147876

      Door Brake Makes Squeaking Noise. The customer may complain of a squeaking noise when opening or closing either front door. Debris inclusions imbed into the door brake slide mechanism. Read More »

    TIRES:VALVE

    • TSB #B360215

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147136

      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. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #B360215

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147136

      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. Read More »

    COMMUNICATION

    • TSB #SIB-84-03-14

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056099

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #B840214

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146719

      ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B84 02 14 dated July 2014 What's New: Model - Removed models which no longer support BMW Assist functionality and added new models. Read More »

    • TSB #B840311

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146658

      "?Telematics Device Spares Replacement Part Activation via DCSnet for BMW Assist What's New: ? Model: All models added along with 6AC option code ? Situation: All information added ? Information: Deleted CDMA related information and added ... Read More »

    • TSB #B652516

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146904

      USB CABLE: BATTERY DISCHARGE/AUDIO FAILURE/RADIO RECEPTION. No sound from the radio, telephone, gong signal and or PDC. Poor radio reception and failure of the telematics systems. Read More »

    • TSB #B012016

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146998

      FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. Read More »

    • TSB #B840314

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151335

      Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection - Call is transferred back to the handset. Read More »

    • TSB #B130315

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151079

      SI B13 03 15 February 2016 Fuel Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 03 15 dated March 2015 and replaces SI B13 04 13 dated March 2014. Read More »

    • TSB #B513815

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147876

      Door Brake Makes Squeaking Noise. The customer may complain of a squeaking noise when opening or closing either front door. Debris inclusions imbed into the door brake slide mechanism. Read More »

    • TSB #B111315

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146945

      The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak. Read More »

    • TSB #B840215

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147214

      Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update. Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-65-02-15

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058488

      BMW: THE CHROME MATERIAL ADHESION IS POOR AND CAUSES CHROME RING TO PEEL ON IDRIVE CONTROLLER AND NEEDS TO BE REPLACED. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #B650215

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147724

      iDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion. Read More »

    • TSB #B840514

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147690

      One or both of the situations listed below may be encountered: ? Android device connection stability (dropped calls) ? Third-Party App Metadata: The album art and song title do not update when streaming audio from Pandora or Spotify, etc. Read More »

    • TSB #650215

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147090

      SiDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion Read More »

    • TSB #650509

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147623

      This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 05 09 dated July 2009. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC Headunit: Navigation System Road Map Usage. Read More »

    • TSB #610314

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148273

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #650314

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148008

      RAD2+ Radio: Background Noise with Audio Turned Off. Background noise (buzzing, crackling, static) can be heard: * At low audio volume * When the radio is turned off * When the ignition is turned off NOTE: Background noise stops when the ... Read More »

    • TSB #653009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147954

      Enabling Code FSC/SWT - Enabling the Navigation System Map at QC1. The navigation system is inoperative unless the map is enabled during the QC1 Pre-Delivery Check. Read More »

    • TSB #651112

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150265

      Intermittently Stored FM Radio Stations Default to FM 87.7. Intermittently, the stored FM radio stations default to FM 87.7 after vehicle start-up. CAUSE 1. Low battery voltage or voltage drop at the head unit 2. Read More »

    • TSB #010212

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150065

      "BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button ... Read More »

    • TSB #651310

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149613

      In all audio modes (radio, CD, AUX-In, etc.), the audio output is distorted. It is more noticeable with high bass and high audio volume settings. Read More »

    • TSB #651009

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150130

      The vehicle position is missing or incorrect on the navigation map. The navigation system integrated in the Car Information Computer (CIC) is not calibrated correctly. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #B840314

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142945

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

    • TSB #B840314

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151335

      Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection - Call is transferred back to the handset. Read More »

    • TSB #B090615

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147858

      New programming feature: Exclusion of Infotainment Control Units from Programming. Programming with ISTA/P 3.57.4, or a more recent update, displays a new Pop-Up window providing options for systems programming. Read More »

    • TSB #B840215

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147214

      Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update. Read More »

    • TSB #840114

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148010

      ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Information and Availability. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #650513

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150128

      Basic SVS: Voice Recognition Inoperative After Programming. After programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48.x, the voice recognition (Basic SVS) is inoperative. NOTE: The Basic SVS only includes voice recognition for phone functions. Read More »

    • TSB #651310

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150133

      In all audio modes (radio, CD, AUX-In, etc.), the audio output is distorted. It is more noticeable with high bass and high audio volume settings. Read More »

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

    • TSB #650314

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148008

      RAD2+ Radio: Background Noise with Audio Turned Off. Background noise (buzzing, crackling, static) can be heard: * At low audio volume * When the radio is turned off * When the ignition is turned off NOTE: Background noise stops when the ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B650709

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145306

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #B650709

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143564

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #650509

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147623

      This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 05 09 dated July 2009. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC Headunit: Navigation System Road Map Usage. Read More »

    • TSB #651009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147624

      This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 10 09 dated March 2013. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC head unit: Vehicle Position Is Missing or Incorrect on Navigation Map. Read More »

    • TSB #652214

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148192

      Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to ... Read More »

    • TSB #650514

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148276

      Traffic Information Is Inoperative. The traffic information is intermittently or permanently inoperative. * Traffic flow is not displayed on the navigation map. * The traffic list is empty. 1. Read More »

    • TSB #653009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147954

      Enabling Code FSC/SWT - Enabling the Navigation System Map at QC1. The navigation system is inoperative unless the map is enabled during the QC1 Pre-Delivery Check. Read More »

    • TSB #651009

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150130

      The vehicle position is missing or incorrect on the navigation map. The navigation system integrated in the Car Information Computer (CIC) is not calibrated correctly. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #B650709

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151023

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #B511615

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147017

      "Delivery Stop: Remove Engine Oil Label. Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. Read More »

    • TSB #B511615

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147202

      "Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #840514

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148195

      Service Action: Bluetooth Software (KISU Data) Update. This Service Action is being released to improve customer satisfaction as we strive to be number 1 in the JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS). Read More »

    • TSB #540414

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148271

      Delivery Stop: Wiring Harness Sensor Rear Module. A Delivery Stop has been issued on certain 2014 model year E89 vehicles produced from March 26, 2014 through April 01, 2014. Read More »

    • TSB #010212

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150065

      "BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #B012016

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146998

      FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. Read More »

    • TSB #B650216

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151115

      SUBJECT Audio System Speaker Testing. For audio system speaker testing there is a NED (Non Electrical Diagnosis) Test Plan available. CAUSE We previously recommended use of the Audio Test CD (ATC) from BMW. This CD has been discontinued. Read More »

    • TSB #B840314

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151119

      SI B84 03 14 February 2016 Communication Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B84 03 14 dated October 2014. SUBJECT Bluetooth Connection Failures. Read More »

    • TSB #652214

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148192

      Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to ... Read More »

    • TSB #840412

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148194

      iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. Read More »

    • TSB #840514

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148195

      Service Action: Bluetooth Software (KISU Data) Update. This Service Action is being released to improve customer satisfaction as we strive to be number 1 in the JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS). Read More »

    • TSB #610314

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148273

      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 ... Read More »

    FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

    • TSB #130213

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150099

      N54 Engine: Fuel Pressure Control Test Plan Error. INFORMATION Not applicable. Read More »

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