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    STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

    • TSB #SIB-22-01-07

      NHTSA ID #10032815

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLE: NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE/RIGHT SIDE. A GRINDING OR SCRAPING NOISE MAY BE HEARD WHILE CORNERING AT VEHICLE SPEEDS UP TO 30 MPH. THE NOISE IS MORE PRONOUNCED WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN THE WARM UP PHASE AND MAY CHANGE INTENSITY DURIN

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    SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SIB-41-02-09

      NHTSA ID #10033135

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLES: REAR AXLE CARRIER (SUB FRAME) SUPPORT PROPOSED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, A FRACTURE IN THE STEEL BODY STRUCTURE COULD FORM IN THE AREA AROUND ONE OF THE REAR AXLE CARRIER MOUNTING POINTS. AS A RE

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    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #SI-B-34-11-08

      NHTSA ID #10030844

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLES: TEILECLEARING FOR DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC). A PART REPLACEMENT AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BY SUBMITTING A TC CASE IN PUMA BEFORE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DSC COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLES LIS

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    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE WARNING

    • TSB #34 02 98

      NHTSA ID #601210

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 1998
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING THE ABS/ASC WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED DURING DYNAMOMETER TEST. *YC *JN

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    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

    • TSB #SI-B-34-11-08

      NHTSA ID #10030844

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLES: TEILECLEARING FOR DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC). A PART REPLACEMENT AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BY SUBMITTING A TC CASE IN PUMA BEFORE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DSC COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLES LIS

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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SIB122512

      NHTSA ID #10051359

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

      Summary: BMW: VEHICLE DOES NOT START: LOOSE GROUND Z6000 *4B. COVERED UNDER THE TERMS OF THE BMW NEW VEHICLE/SAV LIMITED WARRANTY. *JS

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SIB-12-12-08

      NHTSA ID #10028525

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: SERVICE ENGINE LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. DME FC 2A15 MINOR LEAK AND 2A16 SUPERFINE LEAK IN EVAPORATION SYSTEM. TANK VENTILATION CORRUGATED HOSE MAY CONTACT THE LOW SIDE AIR CONDITIONING PRESSURE LINE ALUMINUM FERREL. THIS CONTACT MAY CAUSE

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    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      NHTSA ID #10025584

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. *PE

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    • TSB #SI B12 01 08

      NHTSA ID #10025573

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: N52 EDK THROTTLE JAMMING FAULTS 2D09, 2CED AND 2CEC. MODEL E90 AND E91 (3 SERIES) AND E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES), ALL MODELS UP TO 11/2005 WITH N52 ENGINE. *PE

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    • TSB #SIB-22-01-07

      NHTSA ID #10032815

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLE: NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE/RIGHT SIDE. A GRINDING OR SCRAPING NOISE MAY BE HEARD WHILE CORNERING AT VEHICLE SPEEDS UP TO 30 MPH. THE NOISE IS MORE PRONOUNCED WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN THE WARM UP PHASE AND MAY CHANGE INTENSITY DURIN

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    • TSB #120405

      NHTSA ID #10015410

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2006
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED AND/OR VEHICLE OVERHEATS. BMW E90 (3 SERIES) ALL E90 (3 SERIES) AND E60 (5 SERIES) MODELS EQUIPPED WITH N52 ENGINE. *TT

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    • TSB #121099

      NHTSA ID #606353

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 1999
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING VOLUNTARY EMISSION RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. 99E-A01. *TT

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    • TSB #12/15/96

      NHTSA ID #50632

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1996
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: M44 MISFIRE FAULTS 50, 51, 52 OR 53. *TW

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #120299

      NHTSA ID #606040

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 1999
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF MOTORSPORT ENGINE RUNS ROUGH ON COLD START. *TT

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

    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      NHTSA ID #10025584

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. *PE

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

    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      NHTSA ID #10025584

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. *PE

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

    • TSB #SIB-12-12-08

      NHTSA ID #10028525

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: SERVICE ENGINE LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. DME FC 2A15 MINOR LEAK AND 2A16 SUPERFINE LEAK IN EVAPORATION SYSTEM. TANK VENTILATION CORRUGATED HOSE MAY CONTACT THE LOW SIDE AIR CONDITIONING PRESSURE LINE ALUMINUM FERREL. THIS CONTACT MAY CAUSE

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIB-16-01-06

      NHTSA ID #10032989

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIR PROCEDURE. THE CASE WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING DOES NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

    • TSB #SIB-16-01-06

      NHTSA ID #10032989

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIR PROCEDURE. THE CASE WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING DOES NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #SIB-16-08-06

      NHTSA ID #10033131

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLES: ENGINE CRANKS BUT DOES NOT START; FUEL LEVEL GAUGE DISPLAYS A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF FUEL, ALTHOUGH THE FUEL TANK IS EMPTY; FAULT CODE 2A1C (FUEL LEVEL PLAUSIBILITY) IS STORED IN MSV80. RIGHT SIDE FUEL SENDING UNIT IS DISLODGE

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    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIB-16-01-06

      NHTSA ID #10032989

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIR PROCEDURE. THE CASE WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING DOES NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SIB270212

      NHTSA ID #10051459

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

      Summary: BMW: DSC WARNING LIGHT IS ON. THE WARNING LAMPS FOR DSC, ABS AND BRAKE WARNING ILLUMINATED. THERE MAY ALSO BE A WARNING IN THE CONTROL DISPLAY FOR CHASSIS CONTROL SYSTEM FAILURE. *JS

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    • TSB #24/06/94R

      NHTSA ID #50675

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1996
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE FAULT CODE 40. *TW

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #SIB-61-37-12

      NHTSA ID #10051519

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

      Summary: BMW: THE HIGH-VOLTAGE (HV) BATTERY CELLS COULD BE DAMAGED IF THE VEHICLE IS PREVENTED FROM ENTERING SLEEP MODE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. UPDATED 03/11/2013 *JS

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #SIB-65-36-09

      NHTSA ID #10037078

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

      Summary: BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

    • TSB #62 02 97

      NHTSA ID #52234

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 1997
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: REPLACEMENT OF INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TW

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    • TSB #62 02 97

      NHTSA ID #52234

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 1997
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: REPLACEMENT OF INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TW

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #12 15 96

      NHTSA ID #52259

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1997
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: M44 MISFIRE FAULTS 50, 51, 52 OR 53. *TW

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    • TSB #12 15 96

      NHTSA ID #52259

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1997
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: M44 MISFIRE FAULTS 50, 51, 52 OR 53. *TW

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    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #SIB-62-02-95

      NHTSA ID #10041410

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

      Summary: BMW: E36. INFORMATION ON THE REPLACEMENT OF INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS. *RM

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SIB-72-05-07

      NHTSA ID #10040049

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

      Summary: BMW: A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING ONE OR BOTH OF THE SEAT BELT ASSISTANTS TO NOT EXTEND FULLY OR MAY NOT EXTEND AT ALL. THE POSITION AT WHICH THE ASSISTANT COMES TO REST VARIES. E92. *RM

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    • TSB #SIB-65-36-09

      NHTSA ID #10037078

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

      Summary: BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #B63-03-12

      NHTSA ID #10044032

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

      Summary: BMW: THE LEFT OR RIGHT REAR LIGHT IN THE SIDE PANEL HAS CONDENSATION CONCERNING VEHICLES PRODUCED UP TO FEBRUARY 27,2012. *JS

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    • TSB #SI B63 02 08

      NHTSA ID #10025585

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: REAR BULB FAILURE. MODEL E92 (3 SERIES COUPE) VEHICLES PRODUCED UP TO JANUARY 21, 2008 ARE AFFECTED. THE BULB OUT WARNING SHOWS IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE

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    VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #54/09/96

      NHTSA ID #50690

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1996
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUNROOF FAILS TO CLOSE. *TW

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    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #SIB-65-75-06

      NHTSA ID #10029605

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

      Summary: BMW SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP (AWL) IS ILLUMINATED, TOGETHER WITH THE PASSENGER AIRBAG STATUS LAMP (POL). THE PROBLEM MAY BE INTERMITTENT. MICROCRACKS IN THE OC3 SEAT MAT. *PE

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    • TSB #SIB-65-36-09

      NHTSA ID #10037078

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

      Summary: BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

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    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #SIB-72-28-06

      NHTSA ID #10040050

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

      Summary: BMW: THE END OF THE SEATBELT ASSISTANT BREAKS/FALLS OFF WHEN RETRACTING. THE RETAINING TAB IS NOT ROBUST ENOUGH. E92. *RM

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    • TSB #SIB-72-05-07

      NHTSA ID #10040049

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

      Summary: BMW: A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING ONE OR BOTH OF THE SEAT BELT ASSISTANTS TO NOT EXTEND FULLY OR MAY NOT EXTEND AT ALL. THE POSITION AT WHICH THE ASSISTANT COMES TO REST VARIES. E92. *RM

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    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #SIB-41-02-09

      NHTSA ID #10033135

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLES: REAR AXLE CARRIER (SUB FRAME) SUPPORT PROPOSED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, A FRACTURE IN THE STEEL BODY STRUCTURE COULD FORM IN THE AREA AROUND ONE OF THE REAR AXLE CARRIER MOUNTING POINTS. AS A RE

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    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #41/03/96

      NHTSA ID #50679

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1996
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: WIND NOISE DIAGNOSTICS. *TW

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    • TSB #41/03/96

      NHTSA ID #50679

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1996
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: WIND NOISE DIAGNOSTICS. *TW

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    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #SIB-41-02-09

      NHTSA ID #10033135

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLES: REAR AXLE CARRIER (SUB FRAME) SUPPORT PROPOSED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, A FRACTURE IN THE STEEL BODY STRUCTURE COULD FORM IN THE AREA AROUND ONE OF THE REAR AXLE CARRIER MOUNTING POINTS. AS A RE

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #61 19 96

      NHTSA ID #52227

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 1997
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: CENTRAL LOCKING SWITCH - CERTAIN CENTRAL LOCKING SWITCHES MAY BE OVERLY SENSITIVE TO VIBRATION, SUCH AS THAT ENCOUNTERED WHEN DRIVING OVER ROUGH ROAD SURFACES - IN SUCH CASES, THE DOORS OF THE VEHICLE COULD BE CENTRALLY LOCKED WITHOUT TOUCH

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    • TSB #61 19 96

      NHTSA ID #52227

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 1997
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: CENTRAL LOCKING SWITCH - CERTAIN CENTRAL LOCKING SWITCHES MAY BE OVERLY SENSITIVE TO VIBRATION, SUCH AS THAT ENCOUNTERED WHEN DRIVING OVER ROUGH ROAD SURFACES - IN SUCH CASES, THE DOORS OF THE VEHICLE COULD BE CENTRALLY LOCKED WITHOUT TOUCH

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    • TSB #61 19 96

      NHTSA ID #52227

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 1997
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: CENTRAL LOCKING SWITCH - CERTAIN CENTRAL LOCKING SWITCHES MAY BE OVERLY SENSITIVE TO VIBRATION, SUCH AS THAT ENCOUNTERED WHEN DRIVING OVER ROUGH ROAD SURFACES - IN SUCH CASES, THE DOORS OF THE VEHICLE COULD BE CENTRALLY LOCKED WITHOUT TOUCH

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #540200

      NHTSA ID #613547

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2000
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING CONVERTIBLE TOP JAMS AGAINST STORAGE LID WHEN OPENING ON CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES. **MR

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    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    SEATS

    • TSB #SI B52 05 08

      NHTSA ID #10025848

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: SEAT FRAME DESIGN CHANGED FOR 392 (3 SERIES COUPE) PRODUCED UP TO MAY 2007. ON EARLY PRODUCTION E92S, THE SOCKET WHICH SECURES THE SEAT BACKREST RELEASE CABLE TO THE RELEASE MECHANISM COULD PULL FREE FROM THE RELEASE MECHANISM. *

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

    • TSB #65/17/96

      NHTSA ID #50671

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 1996
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: WHINING NOISE DURING CD OPERATION. *TW

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #72/07/96

      NHTSA ID #50678

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1996
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: CHILD AIRBAG LETTER, WARNING LABEL AND SAFETY REFERENCE CARD. *TW

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    • TSB #72/07/96

      NHTSA ID #50678

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1996
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: CHILD AIRBAG LETTER, WARNING LABEL AND SAFETY REFERENCE CARD. *TW

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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #SIB-22-01-07

      NHTSA ID #10032815

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW VEHICLE: NOISE FROM FRONT AXLE/RIGHT SIDE. A GRINDING OR SCRAPING NOISE MAY BE HEARD WHILE CORNERING AT VEHICLE SPEEDS UP TO 30 MPH. THE NOISE IS MORE PRONOUNCED WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN THE WARM UP PHASE AND MAY CHANGE INTENSITY DURIN

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