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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B011014

      NHTSA ID #10135011

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

      Summary: ENGINE CAMSHAFT (VANOS) ADJUSTMENT UNITS: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units on certain model BMW vehicles equipped with the non-turbocharged 6-cylinder engine

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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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    • TSB #SIB-16-16-14

      NHTSA ID #10057527

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

      Summary: BMW: SELECTIVE CATALYST REDUCTION MODULE (SCR) HAS A STORED FAULT, PRESSURE BUILD UP IS LOW, CAUSING SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE. *

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    • TSB #SIB-16-15-14

      NHTSA ID #10057341

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: MALFUNCTION WARNING LIGHT FOR ENGINE IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO PURGE AIR SYSTEM MICRO LEAKAGE AND VENTILATION OF FUEL TANK FROM CONTAMINATION. *PE

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    • TSB #SIB-12-14-12

      NHTSA ID #10045283

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: EXPERIENCING LOSS OF ENGINE POWER, SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED, A NOISE, LIKE RATTLING, COMING FROM ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *PE UPDATED 10/31/12. *PE MODELS 2010 E70, 71, 82, 88, 90, 92, 93, F07, 10, 12, 13, 25.

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    • TSB #SIB-11-14-14

      NHTSA ID #10057337

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: DUE TO DEBRIS ENTERING OIL PASSAGE OF ENGINE, IT WILL KNOCK AND LOSE POWER, DURING CYLINDER HEAD MATING SURFACES AND CLEANING OF ENGINE BLOCK AFTER REPAIR TO ENGINE. *PE

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    • TSB #SIB-12-09-12

      NHTSA ID #10049299

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: WITHOUT RELEVANT FAULTS STORED IN DME MEMORY, WHEN AT LOW SPEED MANEUVERING AND IDLING, OR STEERING TURNED TO FULL LOCK POSITION, OR DRIVING OFF THROTTLE (COASTING) AND BRAKING AT 10MPH, VEHICLE WOULD IDLE SPEED MAY FLUCTUATE UP AND DO

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    • TSB #SIB-24-03-13

      NHTSA ID #10052360

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: SOME VEHICLE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE A DELAY IN RESPONSE TO ACCELERATION, AFTER SLOWING DOWN, DUE TO AN UNFAVORABLE SOFTWARE CALIBRATION. MODELS F10, 25, 07, E70, 71. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    • TSB #SIB-12-12-13

      NHTSA ID #10052358

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE ALTERNATOR WOULD MALFUNCTION, DUE TO SPORADICALLY CHARGING OR NOT CHARGE AT ALL, INTERMITTENTLY, WHEN ENGINE'S AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE. MODELS F10, F25. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    • TSB #SIB-12-18-12

      NHTSA ID #10049679

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

      Summary: BMW: IF BSD COMMUNICATION IS DISRUPTED, OIL LEVEL SENSOR DATA IS NO LONGER RECEIVED BY DME. BSD COMMUNICATION FAULT(S), AFTER REPAIRS ARE SHORTLY SET, REQUIRES REMOVAL OF IGNITION HARNESS FROM CYLINDER HEAD COVER. ALL MODELS. NO MODEL

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    • TSB #SB-1214

      NHTSA ID #10049439

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: VEHICLES NEEDS DIAGNOSING FOR N63 MISFIRE FAULTS WHEN SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. LACK OF DIAGNOSING ENGINE OR FUEL SYSTEM COULD CAUSE INCORRECT DIAGNOSIS AND REPEATED REPAIR ATTEMPTS. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED.

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B122617

      NHTSA ID #10136714

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

      Summary: MIL IS ON WITH DME FAULT 195014 - DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE SENSOR: The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is illuminated and the following fault is stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME) fault memory:

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SIB-12-16-11

      NHTSA ID #10041407

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON AND THE ENGINE HAS REDUCED POWER WITH TROUBLE CODES STORED. *RM UPDATED ON 4/24/2013. *KB

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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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    • TSB #SB-1214

      NHTSA ID #10049439

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: VEHICLES NEEDS DIAGNOSING FOR N63 MISFIRE FAULTS WHEN SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. LACK OF DIAGNOSING ENGINE OR FUEL SYSTEM COULD CAUSE INCORRECT DIAGNOSIS AND REPEATED REPAIR ATTEMPTS. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED.

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    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #SIB-16-05-11

      NHTSA ID #10042471

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

      Summary: BMW: FUEL GAUGE SENSOR IS NOT REGISTERING CORRECT FUEL LEVEL OF FULL OR NEAR EMPTY PROPERLY. IMPROVEMENT TASK FORCE AVAILABLE TO HELP WITH DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR OF FUEL LEVEL SENSOR. *PE UPDATED 4/23/12. *PE UPDATED 5/1/2012

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SIB-12-01-13

      NHTSA ID #10052077

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: DUE TO UNFAVORABLE DME/EGS SOFTWARE, THE TRANSMISSION CAN SPORADICALLY GO INTO PARK OR NEUTRAL. THIS OCCURS AFTER AN MSA ENGINE START. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL M6 MODEL YEAR 2012. *JS UPDATED 2/11/14. *PE UPDATED 08/05/201

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    • 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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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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 #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 #SIB-12-09-12

      NHTSA ID #10049299

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: WITHOUT RELEVANT FAULTS STORED IN DME MEMORY, WHEN AT LOW SPEED MANEUVERING AND IDLING, OR STEERING TURNED TO FULL LOCK POSITION, OR DRIVING OFF THROTTLE (COASTING) AND BRAKING AT 10MPH, VEHICLE WOULD IDLE SPEED MAY FLUCTUATE UP AND DO

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    • TSB #SIB-12-18-12

      NHTSA ID #10049679

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

      Summary: BMW: IF BSD COMMUNICATION IS DISRUPTED, OIL LEVEL SENSOR DATA IS NO LONGER RECEIVED BY DME. BSD COMMUNICATION FAULT(S), AFTER REPAIRS ARE SHORTLY SET, REQUIRES REMOVAL OF IGNITION HARNESS FROM CYLINDER HEAD COVER. ALL MODELS. NO MODEL

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    • TSB #SIB-61-02-12

      NHTSA ID #10043862

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

      Summary: BMW: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION AND VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES ARE DISPLAYED IN CID (CENTRAL INFORMATION DISPLAY) AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE MODELS 2009-2012 E70, E71, E72, E82, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93, F01, F02, F04, F07, F10, F1

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #SIB-61-13-05

      NHTSA ID #10052012

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: BATTERY HAS AN INCREASED DEMAND DUE TO DEVELOPEMENTAL PROCESS OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM. THIS IS CAUSING THE BATTER TO NEED TO UNDERGO AN ENERGY DIAGNOSIS. *KB

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

    • TSB #SIB-12-12-13

      NHTSA ID #10052358

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE ALTERNATOR WOULD MALFUNCTION, DUE TO SPORADICALLY CHARGING OR NOT CHARGE AT ALL, INTERMITTENTLY, WHEN ENGINE'S AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE. MODELS F10, F25. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #SIB-61-18-14

      NHTSA ID #10056324

      • Date Announced: JULY 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: IN SOME VEHICLES, WHEN THE K CAN2 WIRING IS SHORTED, NO COMMUNICATION WITH ANY CONTROL MODULES (BOX ELECTRONICS, TELEMATIC CONTROL MODULE,CAR ACCESS SYSTEM, RADIO/NAVIGATION, CENTRAL GATEWAY MODEL OR FOOTWELL MODULE) DURING VEHICLE TE

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    • TSB #SIB-66-01-13

      NHTSA ID #10051999

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: DUE TO WIRING HARNESS SHORT CIRCUIT, THE FRONT AND/OR REAR PDC SENSORS FAILS TO WORK WHEN REVERSE GEAR IS SELECTED OR BUTTON (PDC) IS PRESSED. MODEL 2011-2013 F25. *PE

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

    • TSB #B61-13-12

      NHTSA ID #10044023

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW:VARIOUS FUNCTIONS OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM FAIL. IN RARE CASES, THE VEHICLE MAY NOT START. ONE OF THE 100-AMP FUSES IN THE REAR POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX (X3) MOUNTED ON THE BATTERY HAS FAILED. *JS UPDATED ON 4/25/2013. *KB

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    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #SB-62-03-13

      NHTSA ID #10051899

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY IS INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE. BMW F25, AND F30 MODELS. *KB

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SIB-84-03-14

      NHTSA ID #10056099

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: WHEN USING IPHONE, VARIOUS CONNECTIVITY FAILURES OCCUR, SUCH AS DISCONNECTION OF CALL, LIST OF CONTACTS INCOMPLETE, DUE TO THE VARIANTS AND SOFTWARE USED. MODEL 2008-2014.

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    • TSB #SIB-61-02-12

      NHTSA ID #10043862

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

      Summary: BMW: ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION AND VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES ARE DISPLAYED IN CID (CENTRAL INFORMATION DISPLAY) AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *PE MODELS 2009-2012 E70, E71, E72, E82, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93, F01, F02, F04, F07, F10, F1

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #SIB-63-09-14

      NHTSA ID #10057566

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: SOME VEHICLES, WITH 552 OPTION, ARE EXPERIENCING A MALFUNCTION OF LED HEADLIGHT ON ONE WHERE IT FLICKERS ON AN DOFF DURING DRIVING AND THE CONTROL CHECK MESSAGE IS INDICATING DEFECTIVE DRIVING LIGHT OR PARKING LIGHT. *PE

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH

    • TSB #SIB-63-11-14

      NHTSA ID #10057568

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: ON SOME VEHICLES, WHEN STARTING, LOW BEAM, WITH 0552 OPTION, WOULD BRIEFLY FLASHES, DUE TO A FAULTY LED MAIN LIGHT MODULE THAT NEEDS REPLACING. MODEL 2008-14 F01, F02, F06, F07, F10, F12, F13, F25. *PE

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    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #SIB-51-08-12

      NHTSA ID #10043921

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

      Summary: BMW: SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE PASSENGER FRONT WINDOW REGULATOR. *KB

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    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

    • TSB #CSC-512911

      NHTSA ID #10044679

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

      Summary: BMW: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION REGARDING THE DEFECT IN THE REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER THAT FAILS TO OPERATE PROPERLY. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #SI B65 04 14

      NHTSA ID #10057707

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

      Summary: BMW:SOME BMW MODELS MAY OR MAY NOT DISPLAY AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT. *TA

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #B540617

      NHTSA ID #10136729

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

      Summary: WATER LEAK NEAR ROOF FUNCTION CENTER (FZD): Dampness is noticed on the roof liner near the Roof Function Center and/or the hands free microphone.

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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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    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #SI B65 04 14

      NHTSA ID #10057707

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

      Summary: BMW:SOME BMW MODELS MAY OR MAY NOT DISPLAY AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT. *TA

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    COMMUNICATION

    • TSB #SIB-84-03-14

      NHTSA ID #10056099

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: WHEN USING IPHONE, VARIOUS CONNECTIVITY FAILURES OCCUR, SUCH AS DISCONNECTION OF CALL, LIST OF CONTACTS INCOMPLETE, DUE TO THE VARIANTS AND SOFTWARE USED. MODEL 2008-2014.

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #11 13 15

      NHTSA ID #10058986

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

      Summary: THE PLASTIC OIL FILTER MIGHT FAIL WHICH WILL CAUSE A LEAKAGE TO THE INTERNAL AND /OR EXTERNAL ENGINE OIL OR COOLANT

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    • TSB #SIB-01-13-14

      NHTSA ID #10057336

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: BMW: NEW SERVICE PROGRAM PROCEDURE IS NOW AVAILABLE REGARDING THE BRAKE FLUID, TIRE PRESSURES, LOCK/STRIKER ADJUSTMENTS FOR TRUNK OR TAILGATE, BATTERY, EXTERIOR LIGHTING. *PE

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • 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 #B651216

      NHTSA ID #10136360

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

      Summary: Integrated Navigation Voice Not Loud Enough: Integrated Navigation voice guidance is not loud enough to be heard over loud music.

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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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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B651216

      NHTSA ID #10136360

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

      Summary: Integrated Navigation Voice Not Loud Enough: Integrated Navigation voice guidance is not loud enough to be heard over loud music.

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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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