Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 X1 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 #B610920

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174023

      CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR BRAKE SUSPENSION AND AIR BAG SYSTEM MALFUNCTION: Multiple check control messages (CCM) can display for brake suspension and air bag system malfunction. Read More »

    • TSB #B320214

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171488

      Power-assisted Steering Intermittently Not Available at Engine Start-up: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B32 02 14 dated November 2016. The power-assisted steering is unavailable at start up/drive readiness. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #B610920

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174023

      CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR BRAKE SUSPENSION AND AIR BAG SYSTEM MALFUNCTION: Multiple check control messages (CCM) can display for brake suspension and air bag system malfunction. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #B513016

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174015

      TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 4) replaces SI B51 30 16 dated March 2018. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B610520

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174019

      CCM DISPLAYED "INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN" CAUSED BY CONTROLLER: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B61 05 20 dated February 2020. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B130420

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176363

      TANK VENTILATION AND MIXTURE CONTROL FAULTS STORED IN THE DME: The Engine Malfunction Warning is illuminated and one or more of the following faults are stored in the DME. Read More »

    • TSB #B130218

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171485

      DME FAULT CODE 1B8004 ENVIRONMENTAL AIR CATALYST(EAC) SENSOR: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B13 02 18 dated April 2018. Read More »

    • TSB #B111219

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171479

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH A CRANKSHAFT ADAPTION FAULT: When diagnosing an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and/or a different issue the following faults may also be stored in the Digital Motor Electronics ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #B640416

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172500

      Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B64 04 16 dated March 2016. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #B160319

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178993

      NOISES FROM THE FUEL TANK AT IDLE: All vehicles except the F48 (X1): While driving slowly with low RPM or while idling a faint knocking or fluttering noise can be heard from inside the fuel tank with a low fuel level (approximately less ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #B010419

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177614

      F48 FUEL TANK VENT/PURGE VALVE LTD WARRANTY EXTENSION: This component-specific limited warranty extension applies to defects in materials or workmanship. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179004

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within ... Read More »

    • TSB #B610520

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176377

      CCM DISPLAYED "INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN" CAUSED BY CONTROLLER: A yellow CCM (Check Control Message) ID 415 is displayed- "Increased battery drain! // Battery. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Read More »

    • TSB #B122117

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176362

      ROUGH RUNNING IMMEDIATELY AFTER A COLD START: Immediately after a cold start the engine may run roughly during the catalyst heating period. Read More »

    • TSB #B840214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174320

      CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #B610920

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174023

      CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR BRAKE SUSPENSION AND AIR BAG SYSTEM MALFUNCTION: Multiple check control messages (CCM) can display for brake suspension and air bag system malfunction. Read More »

    • TSB #B120420

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172489

      MIL LIGHT ILLUMINATED AT LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. After engine start the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and Check Control message (ID 29) "Engine fault! Power loss" are displayed in the instrument cluster. Read More »

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172498

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the ... Read More »

    • TSB #B610520

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172497

      CCM DISPLAYED "INCREASED BATTERY DRAIN" CAUSED BY CONTROLLER. A yellow CCM (Check Control Message) ID 415 is displayed- "Increased battery drain! // Battery. Electrostatic discharge at standstill / start engine. Read More »

    • TSB #B130218

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171485

      DME FAULT CODE 1B8004 ENVIRONMENTAL AIR CATALYST(EAC) SENSOR: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B13 02 18 dated April 2018. Read More »

    • TSB #B320214

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171488

      Power-assisted Steering Intermittently Not Available at Engine Start-up: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B32 02 14 dated November 2016. The power-assisted steering is unavailable at start up/drive readiness. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BODY CONTROL MODULE/BCM

    • TSB #B340820

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181224

      SERVICE ACTION - PROGRAM THE BODY DOMAIN CONTROL (BDC) UNIT: Aftermarket scan tools cannot read fault codes in the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) unit via the On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) socket. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #B650821

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200246

      Customer states the Central Information Display is flickering and the picture is shifting. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B650709

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179009

      NAVIGATION SYSTEM - REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROADMAP DATA: Do not replace parts and do not program the vehicle. Roads can change by up to 15% every year. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #B122117

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176362

      ROUGH RUNNING IMMEDIATELY AFTER A COLD START: Immediately after a cold start the engine may run roughly during the catalyst heating period. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #B510421

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188941

      DOOR PAINT STREAKS: Streaks are found running mostly vertically down along the door outer skin from the lower window trim. This can affect any of the 4 side doors. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #B612315

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184584

      Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full: Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full.There are no faults stored in the system for the washer fluid level switch. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #B513016

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174015

      TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 4) replaces SI B51 30 16 dated March 2018. Read More »

    • TSB #B011319

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171414

      SIDE PANEL REAR LIGHT HOUSINGS: LTD WTY EXT TO 10 YEARS WITHOUT MILEAGE LIMIT: The rear light housing(s) can loosen/detach at the mounting tabs this can cause a clacking sound in the rear of the vehicle while driving. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #B720220

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172510

      SAFETY BELT WARNING GONG SOUNDS AFTER UNBUCKLING WHILE VEHICLE IS STATIONARY. After a vehicle has been programmed to an I-level greater than 19-11-5xx and lower than I-level 20-03-530; the safety belt (aka seat belt) acoustic warning ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #B640416

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184587

      Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain: Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain. Customer complains of musty odor or damp front footwell carpet. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #B640520

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182622

      CONDENSATION FROM AIR CONDITIONING LEAKS INTO PASSENGER FOOTWELL: Condensation from the air conditioning systems evaporator drips, below the instrument panel, into the passenger's footwell. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179004

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:INTERIOR PANELS:DASHBOARD

    • TSB #B650821

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200246

      Customer states the Central Information Display is flickering and the picture is shifting. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172498

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within the ... Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174020

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 1) replaces SI B61 06 20 dated February 2020. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #B522219

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170580

      NOISE DURING FORWARD / BACK SEAT ADJUSTMENT OVER THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF TRAVEL: A loud screeching noise can be heard from the front driver's or passenger's seat during forward/back seat adjustment. Read More »

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

    • TSB #B340820

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179813

      DELIVERY STOP - OBD ACCESS IN DSC CONTROL UNIT: Aftermarket scan tools cannot read fault codes in the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) unit via the On Board Diagnostic (OBD) socket. Read More »

    • TSB #B610920

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174023

      CHECK CONTROL MESSAGES FOR BRAKE SUSPENSION AND AIR BAG SYSTEM MALFUNCTION: Multiple check control messages (CCM) can display for brake suspension and air bag system malfunction. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #B650821

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200246

      Customer states the Central Information Display is flickering and the picture is shifting. Read More »

    • TSB #B612315

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184584

      Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full: Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full.There are no faults stored in the system for the washer fluid level switch. Read More »

    • TSB #B640420

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182621

      BUZZING NOISE IS HEARD WHEN AIR CONDITIONING IS DEACTIVATED: A buzzing noise is heard when the air conditioning (A/C) is deactivated while the vehicle is in park or neutral. Read More »

    • TSB #B610620

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179004

      TAILGATE MALFUNCTION WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING: Customer may complaint of any the following scenarios: When operating the tailgate by using any of the tailgate buttons, the movement stops Tailgate opens when the remote control is within ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #SIB 61 10 21

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10202472

      The contactless tailgate opening/closing function (Smart Opener) is inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #B840121

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200487

      TELEMATICS UNIT DEACTIVATION DUE TO 3G CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY DISCONTINUATION: The discontinuation of 3G cellular communication for Combox, TCB 3G and ATM 3G (Telematics ControlModule) can no longer be supported by the cellular network ... Read More »

    • TSB #B120420

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172489

      MIL LIGHT ILLUMINATED AT LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. After engine start the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and Check Control message (ID 29) "Engine fault! Power loss" are displayed in the instrument cluster. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B652214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174032

      AUTOMATED ACTIVATION OF NAVIGATION SYSTEM DURING PDI/QC1: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 2) replaces SI B65 22 14 dated October 2015. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #B640420

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182621

      BUZZING NOISE IS HEARD WHEN AIR CONDITIONING IS DEACTIVATED: A buzzing noise is heard when the air conditioning (A/C) is deactivated while the vehicle is in park or neutral. Read More »

    • TSB #B840214

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174320

      CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: This Service Information Bulletin (Revision 7) replaces SI B84 02 14 dated May 2019. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #B640621

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201145

      Different air temperatures are felt from left to right out of the front fresh air grilles (air vent). Read More »

    • TSB #B640416

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184587

      Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain: Water Ingress In Footwell Area From A/C Condensate Drain. Customer complains of musty odor or damp front footwell carpet. Read More »

    • TSB #B640420

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182621

      BUZZING NOISE IS HEARD WHEN AIR CONDITIONING IS DEACTIVATED: A buzzing noise is heard when the air conditioning (A/C) is deactivated while the vehicle is in park or neutral. Read More »

    • TSB #B640520

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182622

      CONDENSATION FROM AIR CONDITIONING LEAKS INTO PASSENGER FOOTWELL: Condensation from the air conditioning systems evaporator drips, below the instrument panel, into the passenger's footwell. Read More »

    • TSB #B640420

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182920

      BUZZING NOISE IS HEARD WHEN AIR CONDITIONING IS DEACTIVATED: A buzzing noise is heard when the air conditioning (A/C) is deactivated while the vehicle is in park or neutral. Read More »

    • TSB #B640520

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182921

      CONDENSATION FROM AIR CONDITIONING LEAKS INTO PASSENGER FOOTWELL: Condensation from the air conditioning systems evaporator drips, below the instrument panel, into the passenger's footwell. Read More »