TSB List for the 2016 BMW Z4

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #B110115

    NHTSA ID #10135019

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

    Summary: Engine Oil Quick Reference Chart and Drain Plug Torque: The current version of ISTA/D has an error in the engine oil capacity specification for all vehicles with the N63R engine and xDrive.

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  • TSB #B111417

    NHTSA ID #10154818

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

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

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  • TSB #B511615

    NHTSA ID #10147017

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

    Summary: "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. On affected vehicles, there i

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  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10147235

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

    Summary: ?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. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no dri

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  • TSB #B111315

    NHTSA ID #10151399

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

    Summary: The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

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  • TSB #B110315

    NHTSA ID #10147652

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

    Summary: 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).

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  • TSB #123814

    NHTSA ID #10147602

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

    Summary: 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 long

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  • TSB #120415

    NHTSA ID #10147595

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

    Summary: 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. The MIL will only come on if the faul

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #B010116

    NHTSA ID #10136705

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

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

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  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10146573

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

    Summary: 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. . The current version of the ETK incorporates multiple part number errors

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  • TSB #B240215

    NHTSA ID #10146786

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

    Summary: 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). CAUSE Damaged O-rings due to unfavorable cooling line connection tolerances

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  • TSB #B120114

    NHTSA ID #10151074

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

    Summary: "SI B12 01 14 February 2016 Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 01 14 dated April 2014. Due to an error in the DME (Digital Motor Electronics) software, the required oxygen sensor onboard

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  • TSB #B111315

    NHTSA ID #10146945

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

    Summary: The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

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

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10151072

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

    Summary: 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. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

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

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10151072

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

    Summary: 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. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10151249

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

    Summary: 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. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no driv

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  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10151072

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

    Summary: 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. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

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  • TSB #B111615

    NHTSA ID #10147235

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

    Summary: ?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. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no dri

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #B120114

    NHTSA ID #10151074

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

    Summary: "SI B12 01 14 February 2016 Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 01 14 dated April 2014. Due to an error in the DME (Digital Motor Electronics) software, the required oxygen sensor onboard

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10146632

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

    Summary: ?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. The current versio

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  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10151079

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

    Summary: 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. SUBJECT N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Inje

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  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10152306

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

    Summary: "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."" When selecting the high-pressure pump, the screen states ""only in conjunction with

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

  • TSB #123814

    NHTSA ID #10147602

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

    Summary: 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 long

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #B240215

    NHTSA ID #10146786

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

    Summary: 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). CAUSE Damaged O-rings due to unfavorable cooling line connection tolerances

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #B240215

    NHTSA ID #10147714

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

    Summary: 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). CAUSE Damaged o-rings due to unfavorable cooling line connection tolerances

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 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 #B840316

    NHTSA ID #10146659

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

    Summary: 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 is

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  • TSB #B840816

    NHTSA ID #10146660

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

    Summary: 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. This COMBOX and the BMW Assist services that use its functionality w

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  • TSB #B650216

    NHTSA ID #10151115

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

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10151119

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

    Summary: 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. There are various connectivity failures with the followi

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  • TSB #B120114

    NHTSA ID #10151074

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

    Summary: "SI B12 01 14 February 2016 Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 01 14 dated April 2014. Due to an error in the DME (Digital Motor Electronics) software, the required oxygen sensor onboard

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  • TSB #B620315

    NHTSA ID #10152314

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

    Summary: 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. Also, sometimes the gong will sound and the interio

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  • TSB #B650815

    NHTSA ID #10152316

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

    Summary: "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."

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  • TSB #120415

    NHTSA ID #10147595

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

    Summary: 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. The MIL will only come on if the faul

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #B652516

    NHTSA ID #10146904

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

    Summary: 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. Possible Check Control system message: o Battery discharge w

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #B840215

    NHTSA ID #10147214

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

    Summary: Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #650215

    NHTSA ID #10147090

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

    Summary: SiDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #B513815

    NHTSA ID #10147876

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

    Summary: 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.

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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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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B840214

    NHTSA ID #10146719

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

    Summary: 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. Proce

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  • TSB #B840311

    NHTSA ID #10146658

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

    Summary: "?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 a

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  • TSB #B652516

    NHTSA ID #10146904

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

    Summary: 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. Possible Check Control system message: o Battery discharge w

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  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10151335

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2016
    • 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. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection - Call is transferred back to the handset. In

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  • TSB #B130315

    NHTSA ID #10151079

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

    Summary: 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. SUBJECT N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Inje

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  • TSB #B513815

    NHTSA ID #10147876

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

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #B111315

    NHTSA ID #10146945

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

    Summary: The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

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  • TSB #B840215

    NHTSA ID #10147214

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

    Summary: Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

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  • TSB #B650215

    NHTSA ID #10147724

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

    Summary: iDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion.

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  • TSB #B840514

    NHTSA ID #10147690

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

    Summary: 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. N

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  • TSB #650215

    NHTSA ID #10147090

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

    Summary: SiDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion

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  • TSB #650509

    NHTSA ID #10147623

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

    Summary: 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. INFORMATION The Car Information Computer (CIC) began replacing the Car Co

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • 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 #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10151335

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2016
    • 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. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection - Call is transferred back to the handset. In

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  • TSB #B090615

    NHTSA ID #10147858

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

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #B840215

    NHTSA ID #10147214

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

    Summary: Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

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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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  • TSB #651009

    NHTSA ID #10147624

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

    Summary: 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. The vehicle position is missing or incorrect

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  • TSB #650509

    NHTSA ID #10147623

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

    Summary: 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. INFORMATION The Car Information Computer (CIC) began replacing the Car Co

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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:LABELS

  • TSB #B511615

    NHTSA ID #10147017

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

    Summary: "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. On affected vehicles, there i

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  • TSB #B511615

    NHTSA ID #10147202

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

    Summary: "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. On affected vehicles, there is an incorrect label regarding the appro

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #B840314

    NHTSA ID #10151119

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

    Summary: 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. There are various connectivity failures with the followi

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  • TSB #B650216

    NHTSA ID #10151115

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

    Summary: 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.

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