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    STEERING

    • TSB #32 02 15

      NHTSA ID #10059087

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

      Summary: WHEN MANEUVERING OR CONTROLLING UNDER CURVES, YOU CAN HEAR CRACKLING NOISES FROM THE STEERING COLUMN AREA DUE TO THE UNIVERSAL JOINT ON THE STEERING SPINDLE. *MA

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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B121618

      NHTSA ID #10145284

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

      Summary: ENGINE OIL CBS DATA WILL NOT RESET: Service Interval Indicator (SIA) for the engine oil Condition Based Service (CBS) cannot be reset or corrected via the instrument cluster or diagnostic tester.

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    • TSB #12 22 15

      NHTSA ID #10059003

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

      Summary: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT (MIL) IS ON-AND-OFF LIT UP IN THE INSTRUMENT GROUP, AND FAULT CODE. *MA

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B170218

      NHTSA ID #10145328

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

      Summary: PROPER COOLANT BLEEDING PROCEDURE (I12): One or more of the following Check Control (CC) messages are displayed:

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    • TSB #B611018

      NHTSA ID #10145338

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

      Summary: THE DISPLAY GOES BLACK, VEHICLE DOESNT START AGAIN AFTER SWITCHING THE ENGINE OFF.: On board computer and navigation system goes black or resets.

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    • TSB #B120518

      NHTSA ID #10142927

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

      Summary: MIL ILLUMINATED AFTER PROGRAMMING WITH ISTA 4.08.1X: After programming the vehicle with ISTA 4.08.1x (I level 17-11-520), the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is displayed in the instrument cluster but there are no MIL relevant fault codes

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    • TSB #B110717

      NHTSA ID #10136709

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

      Summary: FAULT 118002 - MIXTURE TOO RICH SETS DURING WINTER WITH COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES: The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following fault stored in the DME.

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #17 02 15

      NHTSA ID #10059010

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

      Summary: THE CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE "DRIVE CHECK" IS SHOWING IN THE CC ACCORDING TO CUSTOMER COMPLAINS. *MA

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    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #B011318

      NHTSA ID #10145289

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

      Summary: X5 PHEV, I3 REX AND I8 FUEL TANK PRESSURE SENSOR: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES: For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle’s Fuel Tank Pressure Sen

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B640718

      NHTSA ID #10145349

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

      Summary: STATIONARY CLIMATE CONTROL NOT POSSIBLE WHEN SET FOR DEPARTURE TIME BETWEEN 0:00 AND 0:30 TIME RANGE: The programmed stationary climate control ventilation function does not switch on when the departure time is set between 0:00 and 0:30 tim

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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 #B120518

      NHTSA ID #10136332

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

      Summary: MIL ILLUMINATED AFTER PROGRAMMING WITH ISTA 4.08.1X: After programming the vehicle with ISTA 4.08.1x (I level 17-11-520), the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is displayed in the instrument cluster but there are no MIL relevant fault codes

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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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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #B660118

      NHTSA ID #10142942

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

      Summary: REMOTE KEY WILL NOT OPEN OR START VEHICLE: Remote key battery in service significantly less (under a year) than expected two-year life-span.

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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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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • 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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    • TSB #B120518

      NHTSA ID #10136332

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

      Summary: MIL ILLUMINATED AFTER PROGRAMMING WITH ISTA 4.08.1X: After programming the vehicle with ISTA 4.08.1x (I level 17-11-520), the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is displayed in the instrument cluster but there are no MIL relevant fault codes

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    • TSB #B120818

      NHTSA ID #10136333

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

      Summary: ROUGH RUNNING AND VARIOUS VANOS FAULTS STORED: The check engine light is illuminated and the vehicle may run rough at idle and while driving.

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    • TSB #12 22 15

      NHTSA ID #10059003

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

      Summary: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT (MIL) IS ON-AND-OFF LIT UP IN THE INSTRUMENT GROUP, AND FAULT CODE. *MA

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    • TSB #17 02 15

      NHTSA ID #10059010

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

      Summary: THE CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE "DRIVE CHECK" IS SHOWING IN THE CC ACCORDING TO CUSTOMER COMPLAINS. *MA

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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: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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    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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    TIRES

    • TSB #36 03 15

      NHTSA ID #10059090

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

      Summary: BMW - WHEEL INTERFACE WITH THE BRAKE DISC MIGHT HAVE CUSTOMER COMPLAINING ABOUT TICKING AND CHIRPING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AND REAR AXLE *MA

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    WHEELS

    • TSB #B340316

      NHTSA ID #10135031

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

      Summary: ERRONEOUS WHEEL SPEED SENSORS PLAUSIBILITY FAULTS DIAGNOSIS

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    • TSB #36 03 15

      NHTSA ID #10059090

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

      Summary: BMW - WHEEL INTERFACE WITH THE BRAKE DISC MIGHT HAVE CUSTOMER COMPLAINING ABOUT TICKING AND CHIRPING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AND REAR AXLE *MA

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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 #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 #B641316

      NHTSA ID #10136358

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

      Summary: A/C FAILURE: FC 801252 ELECTRIC A/C COMPRESSOR: INTERNAL FAULT DETECTED: Air conditioning (A/C) failure with IHKA fault code "801252 - Electric A/C compressor: Internal fault detected".

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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 #B650618

      NHTSA ID #10145305

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

      Summary: DWA (ANTI-THEFT ALARM SYSTEM) - FALSE ALARM ACTIVATION: The alarm (DWA) system of the vehicle is being triggered accidentally.

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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 #B650709

      NHTSA ID #10145306

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

      Summary: NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

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    • TSB #B650709

      NHTSA ID #10143564

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

      Summary: NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

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    • TSB #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 #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 #B641316

      NHTSA ID #10136358

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

      Summary: A/C FAILURE: FC 801252 ELECTRIC A/C COMPRESSOR: INTERNAL FAULT DETECTED: Air conditioning (A/C) failure with IHKA fault code "801252 - Electric A/C compressor: Internal fault detected".

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