TSB List for the 2020 BMW Z4

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 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.

  • STEERING
  • SUSPENSION
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • WHEELS
  • SEATS
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
  • FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
  • LANE DEPARTURE
  • LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • STEERING

    • TSB #B662419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186895

      REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column. Read More »

    • TSB #B510420

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174010

      RATTLE NOISE FROM STEERING COLUMN TRIM: A rattle noise is present from the area of the lower steering column trim (lower shroud). One or more of the lower steering column trim latching mechanisms is broken. Read More »

    • TSB #B510120

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171489

      RATTLE NOISE FROM STEERING COLUMN TRIM: A rattle noise is present from the area of the lower steering column trim (lower shroud). One or more of the lower steering column trim latching mechanisms is broken. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #B310120

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182607

      SERVICE ACTION - REPLACE THE WISHBONE OR TENSION STRUT: An incorrectly pressed-in rubber mount in the wishbone, or hydraulic mount in the tension strut can lead to acoustic abnormalities in the front axle. Read More »

    • TSB #B310120

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182906

      SERVICE ACTION - REPLACE THE WISHBONE OR TENSION STRUT: An incorrectly pressed-in rubber mount in the wishbone, or hydraulic mount in the tension strut can lead to acoustic abnormalities in the front axle. Read More »

    • TSB #B310120

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181218

      SERVICE ACTION - REPLACE THE WISHBONE OR TENSION STRUT: An incorrectly pressed-in rubber mount in the wishbone, or hydraulic mount in the tension strut can lead to acoustic abnormalities in the front axle. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #B621019

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170589

      INCORRECT CONDITION BASED SERVICE DATA FOR BRAKE FLUID SERVICE. "Brake fluid service due since 12/2001" is displayed in the instrument cluster although the vehicle is only a maximum of 1 year old. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178996

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied, noticeable at low speeds. The vehicle must be moving. Read More »

    • TSB #B340320

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177623

      PREMATURE WEAR OF THE REAR AXLE BRAKE PADS WITH STANDARD BRAKES: The CBS data and Check Control (CC) message shows the rear axle brake pads are worn, and the vehicle has less than 15,500 miles. Read More »

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174009

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #B610820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174022

      ALARM ACTIVATES WHEN OPENING THE TRUNK: When the trunk is opened using the trunk lid mounted switch the vehicle alarm will intermittently activate. Opening the trunk using the remote control button does not cause this issue to happen. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B110120

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176360

      B58C AND B58M ENGINES ENGINE OIL FILTER INSERT IS DIFFICULT TO REMOVE - REMOVAL: On rare occasions during an engine oil service the BMW Original (Genuine) engine oil filter insert is either difficult to remove or breaks apart in the oil ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B511219

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179815

      KIDNEY GRILL ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULTS: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated, with one or more of the following faults stored: 138207- Active cooling damper control (AKKS), top: blockage at warm ... Read More »

    • TSB #B340320

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177623

      PREMATURE WEAR OF THE REAR AXLE BRAKE PADS WITH STANDARD BRAKES: The CBS data and Check Control (CC) message shows the rear axle brake pads are worn, and the vehicle has less than 15,500 miles. Read More »

    • TSB #B110120

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172487

      ENGINE OIL FILTER INSERT IS DIFFICULT TO REMOVE - REMOVAL: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B11 01 20 dated February 2020. Read More »

    • TSB #B111219

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171479

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH A CRANKSHAFT ADAPTION FAULT: When diagnosing an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and/or a different issue the following faults may also be stored in the Digital Motor Electronics ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #B160320

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182606

      DELIVERY STOP - REPLACE FUEL TANK: Over time, a fuel tank weld seam may start to separate at locations in which welding may have beeninsufficient. Read More »

    • TSB #B160320

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182905

      DELIVERY STOP - REPLACE FUEL TANK: Over time, a fuel tank weld seam may start to separate at locations in which welding may have beeninsufficient. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #B511318

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176370

      LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: Any or all of these conditions may be present: A. The exterior rearview mirror glass is discolored or cracked B. The power windows and folding mirrors may not operate C. Read More »

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174009

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

    • TSB #B663119

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174318

      REARVIEW CAMERA: SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated February 2020. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B611320

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187479

      CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. Read More »

    • TSB #B090120

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186211

      BMW REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADE IS NOT OFFERED FOR INSTALLATION: The customer complaints that the BMW Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) is not possible in their vehicle, though the Remote Software Upgrade menu is available in the vehicle and a ... Read More »

    • TSB #B662419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186233

      REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column. Read More »

    • TSB #B611120

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184582

      WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock. The alarm system is not activated. Read More »

    • TSB #B611319

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184583

      CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. Read More »

    • TSB #B610120

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182618

      ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug. Read More »

    • TSB #B610120

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182917

      ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug. Read More »

    • TSB #B610120

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179818

      ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is not able to power accessories using the 12 volt power socket. Design change to reduce short circuits and blown fuses. Read More »

    • TSB #B651520

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179821

      HEAD UNIT RESETS WHEN NAVIGATION IS USED IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS: The head unit resets sporadically causing the CID to turn black and then starts up again after a short time with the message "Start navigation system". Read More »

    • TSB #B661919

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179824

      COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Read More »

    • TSB #B662419

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179825

      REMOTE CONTROL IS NOT DETECTED: Vehicle cannot be opened or closed using comfort access, engine start is not possible, and the vehicle may not start when placing the key against the steering column. Read More »

    • TSB #B090220

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179809

      REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADE: For BMW, Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) is the next consequent step with regard to digitalization and customer satisfaction. With the introduction of RSU, customers now can update the vehicle software by themselves. Read More »

    • TSB #B090218

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179748

      NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. Read More »

    • TSB #B661120

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176381

      REVERSING ASSISTANT LIMITATIONS: The Reversing Assistant function is not operating to customer expectations. Read More »

    • TSB #B660920

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176380

      SURROUND VIEW WRONG VEHICLE DISPLAYED AFTER PROGRAMMING: After programming the wrong vehicle model is displayed in the Central Information Display (CID) when the Surround View is activated. Read More »

    • TSB #B511318

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176370

      LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: Any or all of these conditions may be present: A. The exterior rearview mirror glass is discolored or cracked B. The power windows and folding mirrors may not operate C. Read More »

    • TSB #B611320

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175284

      SERVICE ACTION - CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. Read More »

    • TSB #B840120

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175292

      BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE: The BMW ConnectedDrive services are not available for an extended period. Read More »

    • TSB #B840220

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175293

      REMOTE 3D VIEW NOT AVAILABLE: Remote 3D View cannot be launched In the BMW ConnectedDrive App. Software error in the Advanced Telematics Module 2 (ATM2). Read More »

    • TSB #B660320

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174315

      DIAGNOSTIC HINT: DRIVING ASSISTANCE SUPPORT REDUCED CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE DISP: Driving Assistance support reduced Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed sporadically. All or some of the system functions maybe inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #B663119

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174318

      REARVIEW CAMERA: SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated February 2020. Read More »

    • TSB #B840214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174320

      CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #B610820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174022

      ALARM ACTIVATES WHEN OPENING THE TRUNK: When the trunk is opened using the trunk lid mounted switch the vehicle alarm will intermittently activate. Opening the trunk using the remote control button does not cause this issue to happen. Read More »

    • TSB #B650820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174031

      DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. Read More »

    • TSB #B663119

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172502

      REARVIEW CAMERA. SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated October 2019. Read More »

    • TSB #B610120

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172495

      ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is not able to power accessories using the 12 volt power socket. Design change to reduce short circuits and blown fuses. Read More »

    • TSB #B840120

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171502

      BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE: The BMW ConnectedDrive services are not available for an extended period. Read More »

    • TSB #B840220

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171503

      REMOTE 3D VIEW NOT AVAILABLE: Remote 3D View cannot be launched In the BMW ConnectedDrive App. Software error in the Advanced Telematics Module 2 (ATM2). Read More »

    • TSB #B120319

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170572

      ENGINE DOES NOT START BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES: Engine designation correction Parts availability Warranty. The engine will not start at temperatures below freezing. The starter does not turn and engage. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #B620919

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170588

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REMAINS DARK AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE: Instrument cluster remains dark after starting the vehicle. After a restart normal functionality is restored. Software error in the KOMBI (Instrument Cluster). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B651220

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179010

      BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE APPS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER PROGRAMMING: After programming vehicle with "20-03" software, BMW ConnecedDrive apps are no longer available in the head unit. Software in the Head Unit High (HU-H3). Read More »

    • TSB #B650709

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179009

      NAVIGATION SYSTEM - REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROADMAP DATA: Do not replace parts and do not program the vehicle. Roads can change by up to 15% every year. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY

    • TSB #B660120

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171497

      ACTIVE PARK DISTANCE CONTROL: SETTING MENU NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER PROGRAMMING. The activation setting for Active Park Distance Control (aPDC) is no longer available after programming. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #B630321

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188951

      CONDENSATION IN TAILLIGHT: Condensation is present on the inner surfaces in one or both taillights Read More »

    • TSB #B620320

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186224

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ILLUMINATED WITH FAULT MEMORY CDC152: The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated in the instrument cluster. The vehicles has no operating failures; only the MIL is illuminated. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #B511318

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188944

      LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: Faulty exterior rearview mirror electronics have created a short on the LIN bus, damaging the mirror glass and causing functional errors in power window and exterior mirror ... Read More »

    • TSB #B511318

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176370

      LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: Any or all of these conditions may be present: A. The exterior rearview mirror glass is discolored or cracked B. The power windows and folding mirrors may not operate C. Read More »

    • TSB #B511020

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174014

      INTERFERENCE NOISE WHEN FOLDING THE OUTSIDE MIRRORS: Interference noises (creaking groaning clicking) may be present when folding the side view mirrors in or out. Excessive friction on the pivoting mechanism of the side view mirror hinge. Read More »

    • TSB #B511318

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172494

      LIN BUS FAULTS WITH EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS DAMAGE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B51 13 18 dated February 2020. The exterior rearview mirror glass is discolored or cracked. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #B612315

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184584

      Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full: Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full.There are no faults stored in the system for the washer fluid level switch. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #B511219

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181225

      KIDNEY GRILL ACTIVE AIR FLAP FAULTS: A check control message or MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) may be illuminated. Read More »

    • TSB #B611120

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175282

      WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when the ... Read More »

    • TSB #B410719

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170578

      SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE HOOD OR DOOR SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE HOOD OR DOOR. Incorrectly manufactured front hoods or doors have been have been installed on the affected vehicles (VINs) noted below. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #B510320

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171491

      WATER RUNS OUT OF DRIVER'S DOOR WHEN OPENING: If the vehicle is parked on an incline (front higher than the rear) water may not be able to flow out of the door. Upon opening the door water may flow out rapidly. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #B611120

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184582

      WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock. The alarm system is not activated. Read More »

    • TSB #B611120

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175282

      WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when the ... Read More »

    • TSB #B661919

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174317

      COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 19 19 dated May 2019. Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #B611120

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186221

      WHEN LOCKING VEHICLE, DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT VEHICLE IS NOT SECURED: The customer complains that when locking the vehicle from the outside using the remote control: The doors lock The alarm system is not activated The side mirrors (when ... Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #B011220

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186206

      BMW MAINTENANCE BOOKLET AND OEM TIRE MANUFACTURERS' WARRANTIES: In efforts to provide a digital experience to our customers, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is proud to announce a digital version of both the BMW Maintenance Booklet and ... Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178996

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: Ticking noise coming from front wheel while cornering without brakes applied, noticeable at low speeds. The vehicle must be moving. Read More »

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174009

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #B520720

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182915

      SEAT HEATING NOT ACTIVATED WHEN ENGINE IS STARTED USING REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM: When preheating/precooling the vehicle via the remote starting system (Remote Engine Start), the seat heating on the driver's side is not activated. Read More »

    • TSB #B520120

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171492

      GROANING NOISE FROM TRIM APERTURE ON THE FRONT SEAT: When getting in or out of the vehicle a groaning noise can be heard from the opening (aperture) in the seat backrest. The noise may be heard from one or both of the front seats. Read More »

    • TSB #B522219

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170580

      NOISE DURING FORWARD / BACK SEAT ADJUSTMENT OVER THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF TRAVEL: A loud screeching noise can be heard from the front driver's or passenger's seat during forward/back seat adjustment. Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

    • TSB #B520720

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182616

      SEAT HEATING NOT ACTIVATED WHEN ENGINE IS STARTED USING REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM: When preheating/precooling the vehicle via the remote starting system (Remote Engine Start), the seat heating on the driver's side is not activated. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    • TSB #B661020

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175290

      KAFAS04 (CAMERA-BASED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS) LIMITATIONS: Various functions of the KAFAS (without radar installed) are not operating up to customer expectations. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #B661519

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179823

      LANE DEPARTURE WARNING - STEERING INTERVENTION TOO STRONG: The steering intervention for Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is too strong (severe), which can create an uncomfortable feeling for the driver. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    • TSB #B661020

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175290

      KAFAS04 (CAMERA-BASED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS) LIMITATIONS: Various functions of the KAFAS (without radar installed) are not operating up to customer expectations. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190867

      TOP VIEW CAMERA IMAGE IS MISALIGNED: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    • TSB #B340517

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174009

      TICKING NOISE WHILE CORNERING WITHOUT THE BRAKES APPLIED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 3) replaces SI B34 05 17 dated September 2017. Read More »

    • TSB #B510420

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174010

      RATTLE NOISE FROM STEERING COLUMN TRIM: A rattle noise is present from the area of the lower steering column trim (lower shroud). One or more of the lower steering column trim latching mechanisms is broken. Read More »

    • TSB #B511020

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174014

      INTERFERENCE NOISE WHEN FOLDING THE OUTSIDE MIRRORS: Interference noises (creaking groaning clicking) may be present when folding the side view mirrors in or out. Excessive friction on the pivoting mechanism of the side view mirror hinge. Read More »

    • TSB #B610820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174022

      ALARM ACTIVATES WHEN OPENING THE TRUNK: When the trunk is opened using the trunk lid mounted switch the vehicle alarm will intermittently activate. Opening the trunk using the remote control button does not cause this issue to happen. Read More »

    • TSB #B663119

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172502

      REARVIEW CAMERA. SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated October 2019. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B090120

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190846

      BMW REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADE IS NOT OFFERED FOR INSTALLATION: The customer complains that the BMW Remote Software Upgrade (RSU) is not possible in his/her vehicle, though the Remote Software Upgrade menu is available in the vehicle and a ... Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184595

      TOP VIEW CAMERA: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    • TSB #B661020

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175290

      KAFAS04 (CAMERA-BASED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS) LIMITATIONS: Various functions of the KAFAS (without radar installed) are not operating up to customer expectations. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #B610321

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190859

      PROGRAMING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY: The 12 V battery's dual storage system (DSS) may contain a software error which intermittently causes a continuous resetting of the microcontroller and communication failure. Read More »

    • TSB #B650121

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188953

      SPORADIC FAILURE OR CRACKING NOISE IN BASS SPEAKERS: No Bass or a cracking noise can be heard from the bass speakers. Read More »

    • TSB #B611320

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187479

      CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. Read More »

    • TSB #B652020

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186230

      ?PROGRAM HEAD UNIT: Satellite radio content is not available over IP, this does not affect channels received over satellite. Read More »

    • TSB #B652020

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186892

      ?PROGRAM HEAD UNIT: Satellite radio content is not available over IP, this does not affect channels received over satellite. Read More »

    • TSB #B662919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184595

      TOP VIEW CAMERA: The top view image of the vehicle is misaligned when observed in the Control Information Display (CID). Read More »

    • TSB #B611319

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184583

      CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident, the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. Read More »

    • TSB #B612315

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184584

      Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full: Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full.There are no faults stored in the system for the washer fluid level switch. Read More »

    • TSB #B650919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184588

      HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display. Read More »

    • TSB #B610120

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182618

      ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug. Read More »

    • TSB #B160320

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182606

      DELIVERY STOP - REPLACE FUEL TANK: Over time, a fuel tank weld seam may start to separate at locations in which welding may have beeninsufficient. Read More »

    • TSB #B611320

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175284

      SERVICE ACTION - CHECKING THE DUAL STORAGE SYSTEM AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY: In the event of an accident the two-battery Dual Storage System (DSS) is disconnected from the electrical system via an internal relay. Read More »

    • TSB #B650820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174031

      DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #B620119

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179007

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ONBOARD COMPUTER INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE: The audio source, radio station, or music track cannot be changed using the MFL. Normal functionality may possibly return after a sleep cycle or a battery reset. Read More »

    • TSB #B661919

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174317

      COMFORT ACCESS AND COMFORT GO NOT POSSIBLE: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B66 19 19 dated May 2019. Vehicle cannot be unlocked/locked or started via Comfort Access. Read More »

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

    • TSB #B650919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184588

      HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B650919

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184588

      HEAD UNIT RESETS WITH FAULT CODE B7F8F9 RESET WATCHDOG: Customer states the following about their vehicle: Active radio or music source is interrupted. The navigation is no longer available. A black screen is shown in the Control Display. Read More »

    • TSB #B652214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174032

      AUTOMATED ACTIVATION OF NAVIGATION SYSTEM DURING PDI/QC1: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B65 22 14 dated October 2015. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #B090218

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179748

      NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #B610120

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182618

      ACCESSORIES DO NOT POWER ON: Customer is unable to power up or charge accessories through a plug adapter inserted in the front 12-volt power socket plug. Read More »

    • TSB #B310120

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182607

      SERVICE ACTION - REPLACE THE WISHBONE OR TENSION STRUT: An incorrectly pressed-in rubber mount in the wishbone, or hydraulic mount in the tension strut can lead to acoustic abnormalities in the front axle. Read More »

    • TSB #B090218

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179748

      NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES: With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit), there is a new protection mechanism against tampering. Read More »

    • TSB #B660320

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174315

      DIAGNOSTIC HINT: DRIVING ASSISTANCE SUPPORT REDUCED CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE DISP: Driving Assistance support reduced Check Control Message (CCM) is displayed sporadically. All or some of the system functions maybe inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #B663119

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174318

      REARVIEW CAMERA: SPORADICALLY NO IMAGE IS DISPLAYED: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B66 31 19 dated February 2020. Read More »

    • TSB #B840214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174320

      CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #B650820

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174031

      DISPLAYS SPORADICALLY REACT VERY SLOWLY WHEN SCROLLING IN THE AUDIO MENU: Sporadically the reaction time of the display in the instrument cluster the head-up display or in the CID (Central Information Display) is very long. Read More »

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