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2008 BMW 535XI
3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code N54 Engine Code N54 B30A Turbo
300 bhp. @ 5800 rpm / Torque: 300 ft. lbs. @ 1400 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
3.0L - Inline 6-cyl (2979 cc) Code: N54 (Gasoline engine w/ Twin Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 10.2:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2008 BMW 535XI with engine code N54) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, GS6X53DZ  »  GLS56 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, ATC300  »  GLSE4

    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Front Differential

    Standard Differential, Front  »  GLSG8

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Front  »  GLS23

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)
  6. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear 215L-215LW  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 215L-215LW  »  GLS23

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 188LW  »  GLS23

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear 188LW  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  7. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid (W/ AS/ARS)  »  PS006

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)

    Power Steering Fluid (W/O AS/ARS)  »  AF3

    Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) (ATFPK)
  8. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  9. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  10. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use MTF-LT-3, BMW P/N 83 22 2 339 221. Ensure
    correct fluid is used by referring to the label on the
    transmission.
    [2] Use BMW P/N 81 22 0 142 156 (12 oz.) or
    BMW P/N 81 22 0 142 155 (1 gallon). If unavailable, use a
    low viscosity DOT 4 brake fluid.
    [3] Models with combined power steering,
    hydraulic brake booster and self leveling suspension
    refer to label on top of reservoir for proper fluid
    recommendation.

  11. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  6.5 liters [1]
    Cooling System, AT Initial Fill  »  8.4 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, MT Initial Fill  »  8.2 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, GA6HP19Z Initial Fill  »  4 liters [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed GA6HP19Z  »  9 liters
    Manual Transmission, GS6X53DZ  »  1.5 liters
    Differential, 188LW Rear  »  1 liters
    Differential, Front  »  0.6 liters
    Differential, 215L-215LW Rear  »  1.2 liters
    Transfer Case, ATC300  »  0.5 liters
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Carry out oil level check in accordance with instructions
    from a scan tool.
  12. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  13. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  M22x1.5  »  45 ft/lbs
    Oil Drain Plug  »  M12x1.5  »  19 ft/lbs
    Oil Drain Plug  »  M18x1.5  »  26 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 29-44 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 29-44 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 44 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 44 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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EFM Synthetic 5W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFM)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFM) is a Full-SAPS synthetic motor oil, specially formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Its full sulfated ash, ...
EFO Synthetic 0W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFO)

European Car Formula 0W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFO) is a Full-SAPS European motor oil for European Gasoline and Diesel Engines. Formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and ligh...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
SVO 75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
mann oil filter MANN-FILTERS Oil Filters

Oil filters from MANN-FILTER purify oil of dirt and solid particles such as dust, abraded metal, carbon deposits and soot particles. The filter housing is pressure-resistant, protected against corrosion and features a long-life elastomer seal. Use Part Number drop down to select filter.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
135,000 miles (216,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
144
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
168
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
225,000 miles (360,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
192
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
240
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2007-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB 66-04-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10025441

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unexpected lane departure warning. E60, e61 (5 series), e63, e64 (6 series), vehicles produced up to march 2008. ( nhtsa item number - 10025441 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-14-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032809

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger., (C) Engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. In addition, the complaints o ( nhtsa item number - 10032809 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-25-03-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032825

Component Description: (A) Power train:manual transmission., (B) Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10032825 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-34-07-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032849

Component Description: (A) Power train:manual transmission., (B) Service brakes, air:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 (green ( nhtsa item number - 10032849 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-36-05-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032988

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: tire warning light illuminated due to low ambient temperature. Model e90, e91(3 series);e92, e92 (3 series); e60 (5 series); e60 (m5); e63, e64 (6 series); e63, e64 (m6); e65, e66 (7 series); e70 (x5); e83 (x3); and e85, e86 (z4). ( nhtsa item number - 10032988 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-02-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10032779

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. If the ignition is c ( nhtsa item number - 10032779 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-09-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032780

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (C) Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: service engine soon light illuminated: s85-various vanos related faults stored. (e60 (5series), e63 & e64 (6series). No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10032780 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-09-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10032781

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 hea ( nhtsa item number - 10032781 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B11 13 07
NHTSA Item Number:
10025584

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger., (C) Engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10025584 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B11-01-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10026205

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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). ( nhtsa item number - 10026205 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B63-04-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10025983

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10025983 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B25-02-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10026206

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: diagnostic for gws faults - drive position d cannot be engaged. After the engine has started or during parking maneuvers, the drive position d cannot be engaged using the gws (gear selector switch). ( nhtsa item number - 10026206 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B12-18-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10027625

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the engine oil level displayed in the instrument cluster may be too high or too low. Oil level could be lower than what is displayed and the low oil level warning is not promptly shown. E60, e61, e82, e90, e92 & e93 models. ( nhtsa item number - 10027625 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B61-13-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10027786

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: various electrical problems caused by water ingress. Water ingress into the luggage compartment may cause various electrical problems or faults associated with the mpm (micro power module); pdc (park distance control); m-ask ( ( nhtsa item number - 10027786 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-63-07-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10028368

Component Description: (A) Equipment adaptive., (B) Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: adaptive headlights intermittently inoperative. Headlamps work normally; only the adaptive cornering feature where the headlamps rotate in association with the steering angle is affected. Models e60, e61, e63 & e64. ( nhtsa item number - 10028368 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B12-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10029684

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly:filler pipe and cap., (B) Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 evaporati ( nhtsa item number - 10029684 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-13-03-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10029404

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump., (B) Fuel system, other:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: special limited high pressure pump (hdp) emissions warranty of 10 years/120,000 miles. A potential problem that could affect the durability of the high pressure fuel pump (hdp) of certain vehicles. Models 335i/xi; 535i/xi and 135is; mo ( nhtsa item number - 10029404 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B37-01-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10029444

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 le ( nhtsa item number - 10029444 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-12-01-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10030612

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly:filler pipe and cap.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: service engine soon lamp or check gas cap warning illuminated while driving. Software error in the dme for the tank leak diagnostic system. Models e60, e61 (5 series); e70 (x5); e71 (x6); e82, e88 (1 series); e83 (x3); e90, ( nhtsa item number - 10030612 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B12-28-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10031684

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10031684 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-63-08-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10032364

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: replace both halogen low beam headlamp bulbs. The halogen headlamp bulb (standard life) has reached the end of its design life. Later produced vehicles have been equipped with long life bulbs. ( nhtsa item number - 10032364 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-26-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10032646

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: edk throttle potentiometer faults-diagnosis. Models e60, e63, e64, e65, e66, and e70. The service engine soon and dsc/dtc warning lamps are illuminated. The engine enters the power reduction (fail safe) mode. ( nhtsa item number - 10032646 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10033130

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 wel ( nhtsa item number - 10033130 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B 64-02-1
NHTSA Item Number:
10034185

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: blower speed is greatly reduced when the vehicle is stationary. The blower indicator in the ihka control panel remains unchanged. System control software for the heating/air conditioning system is cause. ( nhtsa item number - 10034185 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-32-04-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10036979

Component Description: (A) Steering:electric power assist system., (B) Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a new technical process has been created for bmw to identify causes of steering complaints with a wide range of models. ( nhtsa item number - 10036979 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-27-01-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10037061

Component Description: Power train:transfer case (4-wheel drive).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a fault for oil wear is stored in the memory, but it does not illuminate the warning lamp. ( nhtsa item number - 10037061 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-08-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10037010

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10037010 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-02-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10037025

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: procedure for determining and replacing incandescent and halogen light bulbs under warranty. ( nhtsa item number - 10037025 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-09-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037049

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: some models equipped with the n54 engine may have an excessive crank time before starting. ( nhtsa item number - 10037049 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-65-24-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10037050

Component Description: Air bags:frontal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: operating description of the passenger airbag status light. ( nhtsa item number - 10037050 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-18-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037051

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is a software error that is causing the service engine soon light to illuminate without a fault code. ( nhtsa item number - 10037051 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-18-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037052

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: bmw: there is a software error that is causing the service engine soon light to illuminate without a fault code. ( nhtsa item number - 10037052 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-13-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10037657

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is a clanking noise from the engine or exhaust area. Wastegate valve is not completely closing and clanking. ( nhtsa item number - 10037657 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TS-12-19-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10041276

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon light is on with a fault code stored. Internal dmtl pump failure. ( nhtsa item number - 10041276 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-20-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10037067

Component Description: (A) Structure:body:tailgate., (B) Structure:body:tailgate:hinge and attachments.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the tailgate opens slower in low temperatures and doesnt fully open. ( nhtsa item number - 10037067 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-04-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10035009

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: teileclearing for diagnostic module tank leakage (dmtl) system. Teileclearing process has been developed to help identify the root causes of customer complaints relating to the dmtl system (e. G. , evaporative system leaks, che ( nhtsa item number - 10035009 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-01-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10035010

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: transmission warning light is illuminated and the transmission enters failsafe mode. Fault code 4f81 (ratio monitoring, clutch a), in some cases combined with the subsequent faults 507b/507c (parking gear sensor implausible s ( nhtsa item number - 10035010 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-10-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10035244

Component Description: (A) Equipment adaptive., (B) Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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). A second tu ( nhtsa item number - 10035244 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-65-22-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10035246

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. However, ista/p shows that the acsm (active crash safety ( nhtsa item number - 10035246 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-03-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10038217

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:crankcase (pcv).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready ( nhtsa item number - 10038217 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-12-01
Bulletin Number:
CN-10E-A02
NHTSA Item Number:
10040368

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump., (B) Fuel system, other:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. There may be a problem with the fuel pump which could not meet emissions requirements. There may be a long crank and a service engine soon light. ( nhtsa item number - 10040368 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B12 55 06
NHTSA Item Number:
10037700

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there may be excessive cranking before the vehicle starts. The service engine soon light may also be on with a lack of engine power. ( nhtsa item number - 10037700 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B12 02 11
NHTSA Item Number:
10037704

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on low mileage vehicles the engine runs rough, mifires, or fails to crank. This is caused by multiple short start-ups without the engine properly going through a warm-up phase. ( nhtsa item number - 10037704 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-01-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037934

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready updated on 06/08/2011. ( nhtsa item number - 10037934 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-01-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10039765

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the service engine soon light is on while driving. This is a programming issue. ( nhtsa item number - 10039765 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-09-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040044

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is a delayed throttle response when driving off with a high engine load. It occurs when it is hot outside, the a/c is switched on, and the wheel is turned slightly. There is a software problem. ( nhtsa item number - 10040044 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-23-01-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10040045

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a new technical support process has been created regarding transmission concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 10040045 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-11-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040046

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10040046 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-03-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040057

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: wiring on the headlights may have deteriorated due to environmental conditions and the cover not being secured properly. E60/e92. ( nhtsa item number - 10040057 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-14-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10040347

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: fuel injectors may cause misfire faults with erratic engine operation. ( nhtsa item number - 10040347 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-08-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10039768

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: after refueling the tank, the gauge will say 3/4 full inand not full. The guage reads full after driving a little while. The fuel level sensor arm is binding. ( nhtsa item number - 10039768 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-15-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040852

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the service engine soon light is on. There are trouble codes stored for the crankshaft sensor. No driveability issues. ( nhtsa item number - 10040852 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-33-01-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10040853

Component Description: Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10040853 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-16-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10041407

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon light is on and the engine has reduced power with trouble codes stored. ( nhtsa item number - 10041407 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-24-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10042664

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: information is being provided regarding the off and on flashing light or service engine soon illumination while vehicle is in transportation mode. ( nhtsa item number - 10042664 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-13-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10042684

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on some vehicles, the high pressure fuel pump has an internal component that may fail and causing drivability symptoms such as erratic engine operation and longer starting times. ( nhtsa item number - 10042684 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-12-01
Bulletin Number:
RC-11V-521
NHTSA Item Number:
10044281

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:cooling system., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: see document search button for owner letter. On certain model year 2008-2011 vehicles, a defect involving the electric auxiliary water pump can over heat or fail to cool engine and fire may occur in vehicle or engine compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10044281 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B61-17-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10044024

Component Description: (A) Interior lighting., (B) Visibility:power window devices and controls., (C) Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10044024 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-01-02-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10045279

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a failure of the turbocharger wastegates, caused by a defect, has an emissions extended warranty, 8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever comes first, not otherwise falling within coverage exclusion. ( nhtsa item number - 10045279 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-07-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10045282

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: while driving vehicle, at times would be rough running; white or blue smoke seen exiting exhaust system and the engine oil is consumed above specifications. ( nhtsa item number - 10045282 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB240812
NHTSA Item Number:
10051439

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. A drive gear can be selected in order to drive away, and no relevant faults ( nhtsa item number - 10051439 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-37-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10051519

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 ( nhtsa item number - 10051519 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-13-05
NHTSA Item Number:
10052012

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10052012 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-65-11-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052014

Component Description: Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: seat mat replacement. The wrong coding is in the spare part. There is an update for the cis mat replacement. Models f01, f02, f04, f07, f10, f12, f13. Model years not given. ( nhtsa item number - 10052014 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-03-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052360

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10052360 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-34-06-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10052365

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting:brake lights., (B) Service brakes, air:antilock:abs warning light., (C) Service brakes, air:disc.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: warning lamps are illuminated for the dsc, abs and brake and a possible warning in control display for chassis control system failure. Models 2012 f25, 30, 01, 02, 07, 10, 12, 13, e70, 71, 84. ( nhtsa item number - 10052365 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-01-02-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10052615

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger., (C) Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on certain vehicles, an emissions warranty has been extended to 8 years/82,00 miles on engine turbocharger wastegate. Models 2008-2010 e60, e61, e71, e82, e88, and 2009-2010 e89, and 2007-2010 e90, e92, e93. ( nhtsa item number - 10052615 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-15-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10053485

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine light illuminates. Vehicle may have reduced power output. Fault code may not clear from dme fault memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10053485 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-84-03-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10056099

Component Description: (A) Communication., (B) Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10056099 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-14-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10045283

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: experiencing loss of engine power, service engine soon lamp is illuminated, a noise, like rattling, coming from engine compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10045283 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-32-04-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057532

Component Description: Steering:electric power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: during process of starting engine, electric power assist (eps) will be reduced, intermittently, and yellow eps warning lamp briefly illuminates, due to a brief undervoltage. ( nhtsa item number - 10057532 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-11-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057568

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights:high/low beam dimmer switch.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10057568 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-16-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057527

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: selective catalyst reduction module (scr) has a stored fault, pressure build up is low, causing service engine soon light to illuminate. ( nhtsa item number - 10057527 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
550I, 650I, X5 SAV
Year(s):
2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
07V479000
Recall Date:
October 12th, 2007
Units Affected:
29,250

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling.

Summary: On certain vehicles equipped with v8 engines, in conditions of below freezing temperatures combined with low humidity, it is possible for electrostatic discharge to occur at the fuel rails. If this were to occur, the engine electronic control unit (ecu) could be affected so that engine stalling could result. .

Conequence: If stalling were to occur, the driver may not be able to maintain vehicle speed or accelerate and the power steering could fail increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will attach two ground cables in the engine compartment free of charge. The recall began on october 29, 2007. Owners may contact bmw at 1-800-831-1117. .

Notes: Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5 SERIES, 5-SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES
Year(s):
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
10V446000
Recall Date:
October 1st, 2010
Units Affected:
198,352

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2004-2010 5-series, 6-series, and model year 2002-2008 7-series vehicles. A check valve of the brake vacuum pump may leak a small amount of lubricating oil. Over time this could result in contamination of the brake booster. .

Conequence: Power assist braking performance could be adversely affected. In extreme cases there could be a complete loss of power assist braking. An unexpected reduction or loss in power braking assist may increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on november 24, 2010. Owners may contact bmw at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5-SERIES, 5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO, 7-SERIES, X5, X6
Year(s):
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
11V521000
Recall Date:
October 20th, 2011
Units Affected:
32,084

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2011 5-series, model year 2010-2011 5-series gran turismo, model year 2009-2011 7-series, model year 2010-2011 x5 sav, and model year 2008-2011 x6 sav vehicles equipped with 8- or 12-cylinder, turbocharged, engines because the circuit board for the electric auxiliary water pump can overheat. .

Conequence: This could lead to a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the auxiliary water pump free of charge. The safety recall began on december 19, 2011. Owners may contact bmw customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: This recall was expanded to include additional vehicles in april 2012. See recall no. 12v161. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
4
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5 SERIES, 5-SERIES, 6 SERIES, M5, M6
Year(s):
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
12V126000
Recall Date:
March 26th, 2012
Units Affected:
367,682

Affected Component: Electrical system:battery:cables.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2004-2010 5-series, model year 2004-2010 6-series, model year 2006-2010 m5, and model year 2007-2010 m6 vehicles. The insulated bulkhead connector for the positive battery cable may have been incorrectly attached to the trunk floor panel, which can lead to a loosening of the bolt connection. As it loosens, an increase in electrical resistance at this cable connection is possible and could cause the cable connection to overheat. .

Conequence: Overheating could lead to a fire, even while the vehicle is not in use. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has been made. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the battery bolt cable connection as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall began on april 30, 2012. Owners may contact bmw customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

#
5
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
1 SERIES, 3 SERIES, 5 SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES
Year(s):
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
Valeo
NHTSA ID:
12E029000
Recall Date:
August 10th, 2012
Units Affected:
585

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan.

Summary: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 bmw 1-series, 2006-2011 bmw 3-series, 2000-2009 bmw 5-series, 2004-2005 bmw 6-series, and 2006-2007 bmw 7-series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short. .

Conequence: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment. .

Remedy: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on august 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by valeo, not by bmw. For further information, owners may contact valeo at 1-888-718-2536. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
6
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
528I, 535I, 550I, M5
Year(s):
2008, 2009, 2010
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
13V407000
Recall Date:
September 11th, 2013
Units Affected:
134,100

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2010 528i, 535i, 550i, and m5 passenger cars manufactured from march 1, 2007, through december 31, 2009. Over time, increased resistance at the taillight electrical contact points may cause damage to the ground terminal and housing of the connector resulting in an intermittent or permanent loss of functionality of one or more rear lamp functions (tail, brake, turn-signal, reverse). .

Conequence: Intermittent light operation reduces the ability to warn other motorists of the driver's intentions, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear lamp bulb carriers free of charge. Owners may contact bmw customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email bmw at customerrelations@bmwusa. Com. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
7
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
128I, 328I, 525I, 528I, 530I, X3, X5, Z4
Year(s):
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
17V683000
Recall Date:
October 30th, 2017
Units Affected:
740,561

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:crankcase (pcv).

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain 2008-2011 128i and 2007-2011 328i, 328xi, 328i xdrive, 525i, 525xi, 528i, 528xi, 530i, 530xi, x3 3. 0si, x3 xdrive30i, x5 xdrive30i, z4 3. 0i, z4 3. 0si and z4 sdrive30i vehicles. The heater for the positive crankcase ventilation (pcv) valve may short circuit. .

Conequence: An electrical short can cause the parts within the pcv valve to melt, increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pcv valve heater, free of charge. Interim letters were mailed on november 27, 2017. Owners will receive a second notification by the end of october 2018. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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