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    STEERING

    • TSB #B612417

      NHTSA ID #10145340

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

      Summary: STEERING WHEEL BUTTONS DO NOT FUNCTION RELIABLY: Sporadic or continuous malfunction of multifunction steering wheel buttons

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    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #320218

      NHTSA ID #10136305

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

      Summary: CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE (CCM): ASSISTANCE SYSTEM RESTRICTED AFTER DELETING TRANSPORT MODE: The CCM assistance systems restricted or pedestrian protection system failed is displayed after deleting transport mode.

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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B120418

      NHTSA ID #10145283

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

      Summary: BUZZING NOISE FROM VALVETRONIC MOTOR BEFORE OR AFTER ENGINE OPERATION: Buzzing noise may be heard from the Valvetronic motor when the vehicle is unlocked, before the engine is started, or after the engine is turned off.

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    • 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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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B120418

      NHTSA ID #10145283

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

      Summary: BUZZING NOISE FROM VALVETRONIC MOTOR BEFORE OR AFTER ENGINE OPERATION: Buzzing noise may be heard from the Valvetronic motor when the vehicle is unlocked, before the engine is started, or after the engine is turned off.

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    • 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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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #B662317

      NHTSA ID #10135050

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

      Summary: CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE: When the remote is located in the range of the Smart Opener operation may be the contactless tailgate (Smart Opener) opens / close unintentionally from objects in the vicinity of the rea

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B611118

      NHTSA ID #10145339

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

      Summary: AFTER EXCHANGING THE FRONT ELECTRONIC MODULE (FEM), PROGRAMMING / ENCODING IS NOT POSSIBLE: After replacing the Front Electronic Module (FEM) for an applicable repair, programming / encoding is not possible.

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    • TSB #B840818

      NHTSA ID #10143570

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

      Summary: HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when:

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    • TSB #B840616

      NHTSA ID #10143569

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

      Summary: BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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    • TSB #B610118

      NHTSA ID #10136347

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

      Summary: HIGH VOLTAGE SYSTEM: ISOLATION FAULTS: The Check Control message (CCM), "Powertrain malfunction!" is displayed.

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    • TSB #B840218

      NHTSA ID #10135052

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

      Summary: HEAD UNIT HIGH RESETS WITH CONNECTION OF IPHONE 8, IPHONE 8+ OR IPHONE X

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    • TSB #B611316

      NHTSA ID #10142936

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

      Summary: KLE CHARGING FAULT 21E6E9: During the ISTA short test diagnosis, fault code 21E6E9 – “Charging electronics: Charging mode interrupted” is found stored in the KLE (Convenience Charging Electronics) module.

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    • TSB #B121717

      NHTSA ID #10136712

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

      Summary: SERVICE ACTION: INSPECT / REWORK DME CONNECTOR: Due to missing sealing pins in the unused wiring slots of DME connector A368*1B, moisture ingress could occur increasing the risk of corrosion or electrical short circuits between pins.

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    • 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 #B610315

      NHTSA ID #10146550

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

      Summary: ?Various Check Control Messages Caused by Shorted K- CAN This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 03 15 dated June 2016. . The customer states that one or more of the following CC messages are displayed: 627 - Steering behavior:

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    • TSB #B620217

      NHTSA ID #10146554

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

      Summary: ?SeriesOptionDescription F22, F23, F30, F31, F32, F33, F34, F36, F25, F26, F48, 05AR Traffic Jam AssistantX. Sporadically, at low temperatures, the instrument cluster (KOMBI) is not operating (display remains black). KOMBI software.

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #B120618

      NHTSA ID #10135025

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

      Summary: DME FAULT CODE CDC203: Various control units contain faults indicating missing messages from the battery management electronics

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    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #B621215

      NHTSA ID #10138402

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

      Summary: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE DISPLAY IMPLAUSIBLE: In the Instrument Cluster (Kombi) display you may observe an implausible outside temperature reading.

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    • TSB #B620118

      NHTSA ID #10135040

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

      Summary: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER BLANKS OUT OR REMAINS DARK AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE: Instrument cluster display goes black during starting or while driving.

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    • TSB #B621817

      NHTSA ID #10135042

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

      Summary: FUEL GAUGE ERRONEOUS DISPLAY: Vehicle runs out of fuel but the instrument cluster still displays fuel remaining in the tank.

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B840616

      NHTSA ID #10143569

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

      Summary: BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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    • TSB #B840818

      NHTSA ID #10143570

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

      Summary: HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when:

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    • TSB #B651316

      NHTSA ID #10138404

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

      Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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    LIGHTING (PWS)

    • TSB #B630516

      NHTSA ID #10136355

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

      Summary: HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #B630616

      NHTSA ID #10142938

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

      Summary: HALOGEN HEADLIGHT ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE: Halogen headlights may be misaligned (aimed too low or high).

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

    • TSB #B630516

      NHTSA ID #10136355

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

      Summary: HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #B630917

      NHTSA ID #10136736

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

      Summary: REAR TAIL LIGHT FAILURE: Exterior rear lights do not work.

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    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #B514416

      NHTSA ID #10136727

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

      Summary: EXTERIOR MIRROR: CREAKING NOISES: Creaking noise coming from either or both exterior rearview mirrors when folding in.

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

    • TSB #B513016

      NHTSA ID #10142933

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

      Summary: TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

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    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

    • TSB #B513016

      NHTSA ID #10136344

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

      Summary: TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

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    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

    • TSB #B513016

      NHTSA ID #10136344

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

      Summary: TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked.

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    • TSB #B511314

      NHTSA ID #10136724

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

      Summary: Trunk Lid Does Not Open Completely: The trunk lid/hatch does not open fully when unlatched with remote or hands-free operation.

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    SEATS

    • TSB #B520318

      NHTSA ID #10145298

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

      Summary: MEMORY SEAT ADJUSTMENT IS LIMITED: After programming the vehicle with ISTA 4.10.2x, the adjustment range of the memory seat may restricted.

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    • TSB #B520916

      NHTSA ID #10146548

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

      Summary: ?REAR SEAT RATTLE . Rear bench seat backrest rattles when driving on uneven roads. Rear bench seatback rattles between the attachment points and retaining clip contact surfaces.

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    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #B660814

      NHTSA ID #10142943

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

      Summary: Side View Camera Does Not Display Picture.

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #B840214

      NHTSA ID #10145320

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

      Summary: CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative.

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    • TSB #B651316

      NHTSA ID #10145316

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

      Summary: COMPONENT PROTECTION ACTIVE. HEAD UNITS CANNOT BE SWAPPED BETWEEN VEHICLES FOR TESTING.: If either the head unit (NBT-EVO or ENTRY-NAV-EVO) or the Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head un

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    • TSB #B651316

      NHTSA ID #10138404

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

      Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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    • TSB #B840718

      NHTSA ID #10138410

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

      Summary: IPHONE: CALL LIST MISSING AFTER RESTART: The call list from iPhone 8 or iPhone X, that is displayed, is missing after cycling the ignition.

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    • TSB #B651316

      NHTSA ID #10135992

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

      Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing. 'Component Protection Active': If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to e

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #B840718

      NHTSA ID #10138410

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

      Summary: IPHONE: CALL LIST MISSING AFTER RESTART: The call list from iPhone 8 or iPhone X, that is displayed, is missing after cycling the ignition.

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    • TSB #B662317

      NHTSA ID #10135995

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

      Summary: CONTACTLESS TAILGATE (SMART OPENER) IS TOO SENSITIVE: When the remote is located in the range of the Smart Opener operation may be the contactless tailgate (Smart Opener) opens / close unintentionally from objects in the vicinity of the rea

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    • TSB #B650318

      NHTSA ID #10142940

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

      Summary: NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming, there is no audio playback.

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    • 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 #B650915

      NHTSA ID #10136738

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

      Summary: NBT Head Unit High (HU-H) Resets Intermittently or Permanently

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

    • TSB #B840618

      NHTSA ID #10136000

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

      Summary: CONNECTEDDRIVE-REMOTE SERVICES DO NOT FUNCTION: Remote Services (such as locking and unlocking the car, vehicle location by honking the horn, flashing the lights or on the map in the BMW Connected App) do not function after vehicle has been

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

    • TSB #B841117

      NHTSA ID #10135054

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

      Summary: BMW APPS RANDOMLY STARTS PLAYING ON ITS OWN: While listening to FM, or AM, or Satellite Radio (SDARs), the audio source randomly switches to BMW Apps (Pandora, Spotify, Audible etc.) with no input from driver or passenger.

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    • TSB #B650318

      NHTSA ID #10142940

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

      Summary: NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming, there is no audio playback.

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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 #B651117

      NHTSA ID #10143565

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

      Summary: NAVIGATION PRO (NBT EVO) MAP UPDATE NOT POSSIBLE, NAVIGATION DOES NOT START: Navigation system will not start at all or the: “Navigation system starts” message is permanently displayed; or

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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 #B651316

      NHTSA ID #10138404

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

      Summary: NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco

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    • TSB #B651316

      NHTSA ID #10142941

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

      Summary: NBT-EVO (NEXT GENERATION NAVIGATION PROFESSIONAL) HEAD UNIT CANNOT BE SWAPPED BETWEEN VEHICLES FOR TESTING. ’COMPONENT PROTECTION ACTIVE’

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    • TSB #B651312

      NHTSA ID #10136361

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

      Summary: HEADUNIT NAVIGATION MAPS (HU-H HU-H2 HU-B): The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replacing the Car Information Computer (CIC) on certain MY2013 vehicles with option 609 (7/2012+).

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    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #B641216

      NHTSA ID #10136357

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

      Summary: HVAC BLOWER NOT WORKING: HVAC blower is not working.

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #B840616

      NHTSA ID #10143569

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

      Summary: BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT: BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional.

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