Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2003 525 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

    • TSB #SIB-25-03-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032825

      BMW VEHICLE: SPORT TRANSMISSION PADDLE SHIFTERS INOPERATIVE-DIAGNOSIS. THE DIRECT COMMUNICATION INPUT LINE BETWEEN THE PADDLE SHIFTERS AND THE EGS TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE IS INTERRUPTED. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #SIB-61-06-12

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043714

      BMW: STEERING COLUMN SWITCH CENTER CONTAINS ONE OR MORE FAULTS: INTERNAL CONTROL, STEERING WHEEL LOCK RANGE EXCEEDED, WIPER ANGLE DEFECTIVE. VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES APPEAR WITH AIRBAG WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-61-06-12

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043714

      BMW: STEERING COLUMN SWITCH CENTER CONTAINS ONE OR MORE FAULTS: INTERNAL CONTROL, STEERING WHEEL LOCK RANGE EXCEEDED, WIPER ANGLE DEFECTIVE. VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES APPEAR WITH AIRBAG WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #SIB-32-04-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036979

      BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-32-04-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036979

      BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM Read More »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #SIB-32-04-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036979

      BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-32-04-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036979

      BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SIB-33-01-02

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040853

      BMW: A GRINDING NOISE IS COMING FROM THE DIFFERENTIAL DURING SLOW CORNERING. WHEN TURNING A SLIP/STICK EFFECT IS CREATED ON THE LINING AND STEEL DISCS INCORPORATED IN THE DIFFERENTIAL CLUTCH CAUSES A GRINDING NOISE. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

    • TSB #SIB-34-07-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032849

      BMW VEHICLE: DSC DISABLING FUNCTION. DUE TO REVISED DME, DSC AND CCC SOFTWARE, THE MDM (M DYNAMIC MODE) BUTTON LOCATED IN THE CENTER CONSOLE SWITCH CLUSTER (SZM) NOW HAS TRIPLE FUNCTIONALITY-DEFAULT STATE-DSC ON; SHORT PRESS-MDM ON ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SIB-11-02-08

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032779

      BMW VEHICLE: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND A POWER REDUCTION IS CLEARLY PERCEPTIBLE. THIS SITUATION MAY OCCUR AFTER DRIVING FOR SOME TIME WITH THE ENGINE ALREADY AT FULL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B12-28-07

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10031684

      BMW: COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM HAS ENTERED THE ENGINE FAILSAFE MODE AND THAT THE TURBOCHARGER BOOST IS REDUCED. E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, E61, AND E71. ALL MODELS WITH NAY ENGINES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B12-28-07

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10031684

      BMW: COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM HAS ENTERED THE ENGINE FAILSAFE MODE AND THAT THE TURBOCHARGER BOOST IS REDUCED. E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, E61, AND E71. ALL MODELS WITH NAY ENGINES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-15-11

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040852

      BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON. THERE ARE TROUBLE CODES STORED FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. NO DRIVEABILITY ISSUES. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-11-08-03

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037010

      BMW: SIX DIFFERENT MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THE M54 ENGINE COULD HAVE VALVE COVERS BREAK IN COLD WEATHER AND RUIN THE ENGINE. THIS IS DUE TO MOISTURE ACCUMULATION. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-11-08-03

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037010

      BMW: SIX DIFFERENT MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THE M54 ENGINE COULD HAVE VALVE COVERS BREAK IN COLD WEATHER AND RUIN THE ENGINE. THIS IS DUE TO MOISTURE ACCUMULATION. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B37-01-09

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029444

      BMW: VEHICLE HAS A CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE SELF LEVELING SUSPENSION FAILED/MALFUNCTIONING DISPLAYED. AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES IS STORED AND IS CURRENTLY PRESENT IN THE EHC CONTROL UNIT: 5F98 CONTROL TIME FAULT LIFTING REAR ... Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B37-01-09

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029444

      BMW: VEHICLE HAS A CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE SELF LEVELING SUSPENSION FAILED/MALFUNCTIONING DISPLAYED. AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES IS STORED AND IS CURRENTLY PRESENT IN THE EHC CONTROL UNIT: 5F98 CONTROL TIME FAULT LIFTING REAR ... Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-07-06

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032650

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP ILLUMINATED-FC 23F4 MAP THERMOSTAT. IN SOME VEHICLES HAVE INSUFFICIENT HEAT. E90, E91 (3 SERIES), E60, E61 (5 SERIES) 3/06 AND E83 (X3 SERIES) 9/08. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B-11-01-07

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029025

      BMW: SMALL NUMBER OF VEHICLES EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS RANGING FROM LEAKING OIL FILLER CAPS, LEAKING OR BROKEN VALVE COVERS, TO COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025584

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-09-07

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032780

      BMW VEHICLE: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT ILLUMINATED: S85-VARIOUS VANOS RELATED FAULTS STORED. (E60 (5SERIES), E63 & E64 (6SERIES). NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-09-07

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032780

      BMW VEHICLE: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT ILLUMINATED: S85-VARIOUS VANOS RELATED FAULTS STORED. (E60 (5SERIES), E63 & E64 (6SERIES). NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SI B12 01 08

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025573

      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 Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-11-14-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032809

      BMW VEHICLE: N54 TURBOCHARGER WASTE GATE CONTROL NOISES AND OPERATION. AFTER TURNING OFF ENGINE, A SLIGHT RATTLE NOISE IS HEARD FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. THIS NOISE IS SIMILAR TO A MECHANICAL TYPEWRITER. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SI-B12-28-07

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10031684

      BMW: COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM HAS ENTERED THE ENGINE FAILSAFE MODE AND THAT THE TURBOCHARGER BOOST IS REDUCED. E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, E61, AND E71. ALL MODELS WITH NAY ENGINES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B12-28-07

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10031684

      BMW: COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM HAS ENTERED THE ENGINE FAILSAFE MODE AND THAT THE TURBOCHARGER BOOST IS REDUCED. E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, E61, AND E71. ALL MODELS WITH NAY ENGINES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025584

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-11-14-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032809

      BMW VEHICLE: N54 TURBOCHARGER WASTE GATE CONTROL NOISES AND OPERATION. AFTER TURNING OFF ENGINE, A SLIGHT RATTLE NOISE IS HEARD FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. THIS NOISE IS SIMILAR TO A MECHANICAL TYPEWRITER. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

    • TSB #SIB-11-02-08

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032779

      BMW VEHICLE: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED AND A POWER REDUCTION IS CLEARLY PERCEPTIBLE. THIS SITUATION MAY OCCUR AFTER DRIVING FOR SOME TIME WITH THE ENGINE ALREADY AT FULL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-07-06

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032650

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP ILLUMINATED-FC 23F4 MAP THERMOSTAT. IN SOME VEHICLES HAVE INSUFFICIENT HEAT. E90, E91 (3 SERIES), E60, E61 (5 SERIES) 3/06 AND E83 (X3 SERIES) 9/08. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B-11-01-07

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029025

      BMW: SMALL NUMBER OF VEHICLES EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS RANGING FROM LEAKING OIL FILLER CAPS, LEAKING OR BROKEN VALVE COVERS, TO COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-09-07

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032780

      BMW VEHICLE: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT ILLUMINATED: S85-VARIOUS VANOS RELATED FAULTS STORED. (E60 (5SERIES), E63 & E64 (6SERIES). NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-09-07

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032780

      BMW VEHICLE: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT ILLUMINATED: S85-VARIOUS VANOS RELATED FAULTS STORED. (E60 (5SERIES), E63 & E64 (6SERIES). NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SI B11 13 07

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025584

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-11-14-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032809

      BMW VEHICLE: N54 TURBOCHARGER WASTE GATE CONTROL NOISES AND OPERATION. AFTER TURNING OFF ENGINE, A SLIGHT RATTLE NOISE IS HEARD FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. THIS NOISE IS SIMILAR TO A MECHANICAL TYPEWRITER. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

    • TSB #SIB-12-09-08

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032781

      BMW VEHICLE: DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS DUE TO COOLING FAN RELAY FAILURE. THE CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF INTERMITTENT DRIVEABILITY PROBLEMS, DESCRIBED AS-ENGINE IS LACKING POWER WHEN ACCELERATING UPHILL; TRANSMISSION WILL NOT UPSHIFT UNDER ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

    • TSB #SI-B-11-01-07

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029025

      BMW: SMALL NUMBER OF VEHICLES EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS RANGING FROM LEAKING OIL FILLER CAPS, LEAKING OR BROKEN VALVE COVERS, TO COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

    • TSB #SI-B12-02-09

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029684

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR THE CHECK GAS CAP WARNINGS ARE ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. WHEN DIAGNOSED, THE DME HAS STORED FAULTS FOR SMALL LEAK, MICRO LEAK, SUPER FINE LEAK, OR LARGE LEAK IN RELATION TO THE TANK VENTILATION OR ... Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B12-02-09

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029684

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR THE CHECK GAS CAP WARNINGS ARE ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. WHEN DIAGNOSED, THE DME HAS STORED FAULTS FOR SMALL LEAK, MICRO LEAK, SUPER FINE LEAK, OR LARGE LEAK IN RELATION TO THE TANK VENTILATION OR ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIB-16-02-09

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033130

      BMW VEHICLES: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIRS. WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT OR THE LEFT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING OR DELIVERY UNIT (SUCTION JET ASSEMBLY) DO NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED AS ... Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-16-02-09

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033130

      BMW VEHICLES: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIRS. WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT OR THE LEFT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING OR DELIVERY UNIT (SUCTION JET ASSEMBLY) DO NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED AS ... Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-16-02-09

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033130

      BMW VEHICLES: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIRS. WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT OR THE LEFT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING OR DELIVERY UNIT (SUCTION JET ASSEMBLY) DO NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED AS ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SI-B12-02-09

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029684

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR THE CHECK GAS CAP WARNINGS ARE ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. WHEN DIAGNOSED, THE DME HAS STORED FAULTS FOR SMALL LEAK, MICRO LEAK, SUPER FINE LEAK, OR LARGE LEAK IN RELATION TO THE TANK VENTILATION OR ... Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B12-02-09

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029684

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR THE CHECK GAS CAP WARNINGS ARE ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. WHEN DIAGNOSED, THE DME HAS STORED FAULTS FOR SMALL LEAK, MICRO LEAK, SUPER FINE LEAK, OR LARGE LEAK IN RELATION TO THE TANK VENTILATION OR ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SIB-25-03-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032825

      BMW VEHICLE: SPORT TRANSMISSION PADDLE SHIFTERS INOPERATIVE-DIAGNOSIS. THE DIRECT COMMUNICATION INPUT LINE BETWEEN THE PADDLE SHIFTERS AND THE EGS TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE IS INTERRUPTED. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-34-07-07

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032849

      BMW VEHICLE: DSC DISABLING FUNCTION. DUE TO REVISED DME, DSC AND CCC SOFTWARE, THE MDM (M DYNAMIC MODE) BUTTON LOCATED IN THE CENTER CONSOLE SWITCH CLUSTER (SZM) NOW HAS TRIPLE FUNCTIONALITY-DEFAULT STATE-DSC ON; SHORT PRESS-MDM ON ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SIB240812

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051439

      BMW: INTERMITTENTLY GOES INTO PARK DURING A MSA ENGINE START. THE TRANSMISSION CAN INTERMITTENTLY GO INTO THE PARK POSITION (P) WHEN MSA ENGINE START IS OCCURRING. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-23-01-08

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040045

      BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL SUPPORT PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED REGARDING TRANSMISSION CONCERNS. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-23-01-08

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040045

      BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL SUPPORT PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED REGARDING TRANSMISSION CONCERNS. *RM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B011618

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149557

      For the above-referenced vehicles with driver?s side airbag modules, BMW of North America, LLC (?BMW NA?) will provide a Customer Support Program as outlined in the Takata Settlement Customer Support Program Overview attachment. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-09-07

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032780

      BMW VEHICLE: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT ILLUMINATED: S85-VARIOUS VANOS RELATED FAULTS STORED. (E60 (5SERIES), E63 & E64 (6SERIES). NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-09-07

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032780

      BMW VEHICLE: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT ILLUMINATED: S85-VARIOUS VANOS RELATED FAULTS STORED. (E60 (5SERIES), E63 & E64 (6SERIES). NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-12-09-08

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032781

      BMW VEHICLE: DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS DUE TO COOLING FAN RELAY FAILURE. THE CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF INTERMITTENT DRIVEABILITY PROBLEMS, DESCRIBED AS-ENGINE IS LACKING POWER WHEN ACCELERATING UPHILL; TRANSMISSION WILL NOT UPSHIFT UNDER ... Read More »

    • TSB #1220105

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012788

      LOSS OF POWER WHILE DECELERATING AND TURNING OR COMING TO A STOP. *EH BMW 5 SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES PRODUCED BETWEEN 09/03 TO 8/04. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

    • TSB #SIB-61-37-12

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051519

      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 Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

    • TSB #120802

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000372

      ENGINE WIRING HARNESS SECTION REPLACEMENT FOR IGNITION COILS. *TT Read More »

    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #SI-B-62-01-09

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029257

      BMW: ALL INSTRUMENT DIALS ARE INOPERATIVE AND THE ILLUMINATION OF THE INFORMATION DISPLAY IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS VERY BRIGHT. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SI B62 0406

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025571

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER: FAILURE OF DISPLAYS/FUNCTIONS. MODEL E60, E61 (5 SERIES) AND E63, E64 (6 SERIES). *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-62-04-06

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032987

      BMW: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER-FAILURE OF DISPLAYS/FUNCTIONS. TOTAL OR PARTIAL FAILURE OF DISPLAYS OR FUNCTIONS IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE DISPLAYS OR FUNCTIONS START WORKING AGAIN AFTER THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN PARKED (SLEEP MODE). Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-62-04-06

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032987

      BMW: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER-FAILURE OF DISPLAYS/FUNCTIONS. TOTAL OR PARTIAL FAILURE OF DISPLAYS OR FUNCTIONS IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE DISPLAYS OR FUNCTIONS START WORKING AGAIN AFTER THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN PARKED (SLEEP MODE). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SIB-12-07-06

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032650

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP ILLUMINATED-FC 23F4 MAP THERMOSTAT. IN SOME VEHICLES HAVE INSUFFICIENT HEAT. E90, E91 (3 SERIES), E60, E61 (5 SERIES) 3/06 AND E83 (X3 SERIES) 9/08. *PE Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #SIB-63-02-01

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037025

      BMW: PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING AND REPLACING INCANDESCENT AND HALOGEN LIGHT BULBS UNDER WARRANTY. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-63-02-01

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037025

      BMW: PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING AND REPLACING INCANDESCENT AND HALOGEN LIGHT BULBS UNDER WARRANTY. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-63-02-01

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037025

      BMW: PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING AND REPLACING INCANDESCENT AND HALOGEN LIGHT BULBS UNDER WARRANTY. *RM Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #SIB-63-03-11

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040057

      BMW: WIRING ON THE HEADLIGHTS MAY HAVE DETERIORATED DUE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AND THE COVER NOT BEING SECURED PROPERLY. E60/E92. *RM UPDATED 9/30/11. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-63-03-11

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040057

      BMW: WIRING ON THE HEADLIGHTS MAY HAVE DETERIORATED DUE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AND THE COVER NOT BEING SECURED PROPERLY. E60/E92. *RM UPDATED 9/30/11. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-63-10-10

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035244

      BMW VEHICLE: ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHTS. A CHECK CONTROL (CC) MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED FOR THE ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHTS. THE HEADLAMPS NO LONGER TURN WITH STEERING WHEEL MOVEMENT. FAULT CODE 800FC6 IS ENTERED IN THE FOOTWELL MODULE (FRM3). Read More »

    • TSB #SI B63-04-08

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025983

      BMW: HEADLAMP MOISTURE: FAULT DIAGNOSTICS. WATER OR CONDENSATION IN ONE OR BOTH HEADLAMPS. MODELS 5 SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES, X5, X6, 1 SERIES, AND 3 SERIES. MODEL YEARS 2000-20008. *PE Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #B61-17-12

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044024

      BMW: WIPERS LIGHTS AND FRONT POWER WINDOWS ARE INOPERATIVE. THIS SITUATION MAY START AND LEAD TO A PERMANENT FAULT. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL F07 (5 SERIES GRAN TURISMO) MODEL YEARS UP TO MARCH 2012. *JS Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #B61-17-12

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044024

      BMW: WIPERS LIGHTS AND FRONT POWER WINDOWS ARE INOPERATIVE. THIS SITUATION MAY START AND LEAD TO A PERMANENT FAULT. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL F07 (5 SERIES GRAN TURISMO) MODEL YEARS UP TO MARCH 2012. *JS Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #B013118

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160287

      TAKATA AIR BAG RECALL-RELATED SHORT-TERM ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION AND CONSEQUENTIAL REPAIRS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 31 18 dated October 2018. Read More »

    • TSB #B013118

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160244

      TAKATA AIR BAG RECALL-RELATED SHORT-TERM ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION AND CONSEQUENTIAL REPAIRS This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 31 18 dated October 2018. Read More »

    • TSB #B011618

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153726

      TAKATA CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. CUSTOMER SUPPORT PROGRAM. FRONT DRIVER SIDE AIRBAG MODULES. Read More »

    • TSB #B011618

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149557

      For the above-referenced vehicles with driver?s side airbag modules, BMW of North America, LLC (?BMW NA?) will provide a Customer Support Program as outlined in the Takata Settlement Customer Support Program Overview attachment. Read More »

    • TSB #B080119

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154816

      In an effort to improve the completion rate on Takata air bag recall affected vehicles; BMW NA has expanded the BMW Ultimate Rewards platform to include a new Recall Support page. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-61-06-12

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043714

      BMW: STEERING COLUMN SWITCH CENTER CONTAINS ONE OR MORE FAULTS: INTERNAL CONTROL, STEERING WHEEL LOCK RANGE EXCEEDED, WIPER ANGLE DEFECTIVE. VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES APPEAR WITH AIRBAG WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-61-06-12

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043714

      BMW: STEERING COLUMN SWITCH CENTER CONTAINS ONE OR MORE FAULTS: INTERNAL CONTROL, STEERING WHEEL LOCK RANGE EXCEEDED, WIPER ANGLE DEFECTIVE. VARIOUS CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES APPEAR WITH AIRBAG WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATED. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-65-75-06

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029605

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-65-75-06

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029605

      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. Read More »

    AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #B011618

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153726

      TAKATA CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT. CUSTOMER SUPPORT PROGRAM. FRONT DRIVER SIDE AIRBAG MODULES. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #SIB-51-11-11

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040046

      BMW: WHEN OUTSIDE TEMP IS BELOW FREEZING THE OUTSIDE DOORS WILL NOT CLOSE OR ARE DIFFICULT TO OPEN. A DOOR CABLE HAS MOISTURE INTRUSION AND FREEZES. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-51-11-11

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040046

      BMW: WHEN OUTSIDE TEMP IS BELOW FREEZING THE OUTSIDE DOORS WILL NOT CLOSE OR ARE DIFFICULT TO OPEN. A DOOR CABLE HAS MOISTURE INTRUSION AND FREEZES. *RM Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #SIB-65-22-10

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035246

      BMW VEHICLES: REPLACED SEAT OCCUPANCY SENSOR MAT WILL NOT ENABLE. AFTER REPLACING A CIS (CAPACITIVE SENSING PASSENGER OCCUPANCY MAT), THE NEW MAT WILL NOT ENABLE WHEN USING ISTA/P. Read More »

    • TSB #SIB-65-22-10

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035246

      BMW VEHICLES: REPLACED SEAT OCCUPANCY SENSOR MAT WILL NOT ENABLE. AFTER REPLACING A CIS (CAPACITIVE SENSING PASSENGER OCCUPANCY MAT), THE NEW MAT WILL NOT ENABLE WHEN USING ISTA/P. Read More »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #B61-17-12

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044024

      BMW: WIPERS LIGHTS AND FRONT POWER WINDOWS ARE INOPERATIVE. THIS SITUATION MAY START AND LEAD TO A PERMANENT FAULT. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL F07 (5 SERIES GRAN TURISMO) MODEL YEARS UP TO MARCH 2012. *JS Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #B650916

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152674

      Radio / Navigation / Head Unit Identification Guide Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B650709

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145306

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #B650709

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143564

      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 ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #B122917

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10135028

      SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM DME: The incorrect dataset could be programmed into DME 5.2.1 control module. Read More »

    • TSB #B122917

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10135028

      SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM DME: The incorrect dataset could be programmed into DME 5.2.1 control module. Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B11-01-08

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026205

      BMW: REPLACE THE CHAIN TENSIONING RAIL BEARING BOLT THAT COULD COME LOOSE AND CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE. MODELS E60 (5 SERIES), E70 (X5 SERIES), E83 (X3 SERIES), E9X (3 SERIES). *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SI-B11-01-08

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026205

      BMW: REPLACE THE CHAIN TENSIONING RAIL BEARING BOLT THAT COULD COME LOOSE AND CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE. MODELS E60 (5 SERIES), E70 (X5 SERIES), E83 (X3 SERIES), E9X (3 SERIES). *PE Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #SIB-63-10-10

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035244

      BMW VEHICLE: ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHTS. A CHECK CONTROL (CC) MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED FOR THE ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHTS. THE HEADLAMPS NO LONGER TURN WITH STEERING WHEEL MOVEMENT. FAULT CODE 800FC6 IS ENTERED IN THE FOOTWELL MODULE (FRM3). Read More »