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Service Bulletins for 2019 BMW

2019 BMW 330I
Bulletin Number: B340119
SERVICE ACTION PROGRAM THE IB (INTEGRATED BRAKE). Diagnostic software of the IB (formerly known as DSC) is not sufficient Software error.
Bulletin Number: B340918
SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAMMING OF THE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL UNIT (DSC). The malfunction indicator light (MIL) in the instrument cluster
Bulletin Number: B630318
LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED. The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. See the photo below demonstrating the difference side to side. The light carpet LED lens may be blocked by debris.
Bulletin Number: B640119
DEACTIVATION OF THE AUTOMATIC AIR RECIRULATION. Customer request for deactivation of the automatic air recirculation function.
Bulletin Number: B660119
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE - PARKING ASSISTANCE RESTRICTED. Some car washes utilize an air curtain at the entrance. When passing through the air curtain; a Check Control Message (CCM) "Restricted parking assistance" may be displayed on vehicles
Bulletin Number: B660319
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE BMW DIGITAL KEY. After exchanging the Body Domain Controller (BDC); the digital keys are no longer correctly displayed in the vehicle's Central Information Display.
Bulletin Number: B660419
INTERRUPTION OF AUTOMATED PARK ASSIST. Park Distance Control (PDC) distance tiles are displayed in the Central Information Display (CID); despite no actual obstacles being in close proximity to the vehicle.
2019 BMW C600 SPORT MAXI-SCOOTER
Bulletin Number: MC0001015
Complete integration and support of the new vehicles C 650 Sport (K18 model revision) and C 650 GT (K19 model revision).
Bulletin Number: MC0001115
Diagnostics D3.52 is published with the ISTA 3.0 application V15304 or higher.
Bulletin Number: MC50349142
Bluetooth issues between Navigators, mobile phones, communication and audio systems.
Bulletin Number: MC5305614402
Malfunction in trip odometer(s).
Bulletin Number: MC53698333
The fuel fill level is displayed incorrectly
Bulletin Number: MC5369833301
The fuel level is displayed incorrectly.
Bulletin Number: MC55813536
Navigator V maintains a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone for a short period.
Bulletin Number: MC61461571
Mist forms in the headlight. This is due to condensation and goes away again.
Bulletin Number: MC62133778
Map data should be stored on a 64 GB SD card. In GARMIN Express the note appears that a maximum of 32 GB is possible.
Bulletin Number: MC62352646
The diagnostic connector is not located in the bracket under the scooter seat next to the fuel filler cap as it was the case with the scooters predecessor.
Bulletin Number: MC63997656
Instrument cluster self check is slow. Suftware update is required. Rectified with I level K001-17-07-500.
2019 BMW C650 GT MAXI-SCOOTER
Bulletin Number: MC62409104
When an alarm system ( DWA Basic for C650sport and C650 GT) is activated, only the alarm tone sounds. Actuation of the turn indicator is missing. Software error in instrument cluster.
Bulletin Number: MC62536917
The airduct on the lower triple clamp is missing. The air duct is deleted for the C650 Sport.
Bulletin Number: MC62571524_03
During programming ith ISTA/P software version3.58.2.001. a programming abort occurred. Afterwards the vehicle is inoperative and can no longer be started. Repeated programming is not possible with this tversion. Software bug.
2019 BMW F700 GS
Bulletin Number: MC1100116
Coolant pump drain hose. Details The coolant pump is fitted with a radial shaft seal on the oil-side and on the coolant-side is a mechanical seal. Mechanical seals are reliable an durable, yet for technical reasons, they always exhibit min
Bulletin Number: MC2300117
Customer complains about an operating failure on the left or right multifunction switch.
Bulletin Number: MC55813536
Navigator V maintains a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone for a short period.
Bulletin Number: MC56005564
Heated handlebar grips intermittently not working
2019 BMW F800 GS
Bulletin Number: MC1100116
Coolant pump drain hose. Details The coolant pump is fitted with a radial shaft seal on the oil-side and on the coolant-side is a mechanical seal. Mechanical seals are reliable an durable, yet for technical reasons, they always exhibit min
Bulletin Number: MC2300117
Customer complains about an operating failure on the left or right multifunction switch.
Bulletin Number: MC50349142
Bluetooth issues between Navigators, mobile phones, communication and audio systems.
Bulletin Number: MC55813536
Navigator V maintains a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone for a short period.
Bulletin Number: MC56005564
Heated handlebar grips intermittently not working
Bulletin Number: MC63308496
Frequent failure of the gear indicator and engine running issues after changing the final drive ratio (drive chain and sprockets) on K7X bikes with electronic throttle control.
2019 BMW I8
Bulletin Number: B000616
?June 2016 Maintenance and General Hints: technical Service Plugin Hybrids, (PHEV) MPGe Fuel Economy Rating.
Bulletin Number: B110717
FAULT 118002 - MIXTURE TOO RICH SETS DURING WINTER WITH COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following fault stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME). Fault: 118002 - Mixture too rich In the sit
Bulletin Number: B122715
This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 27 15 dated November 2015 SUBJECT Service Engine Soon (MIL) - IHKA FC 801375 & 8013A3. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) is currently or intermittently illuminated in the instrument clus
Bulletin Number: B122716
DIAGNOSING NON FUNCTIONING eDRIVE. * Vehicle will not go into "eDrive" * No pertinent electric drivetrain fault codes to assist with diagnosis * "eDrive" may be greyed-out in the Central Information Display (CID) and is not selectable * MSA
Bulletin Number: B340315
SUBJECT Uneven Brake Pad Wear with Regenerative Braking. Under certain vehicle operating conditions, the brake calipers' outer pads (without wear sensor) will wear faster than the inner pads (with wear sensor). This is a normal brake pad we
Bulletin Number: B340316
Erroneous Wheel Speed Sensors Plausibility Faults - Diagnosis. INFORMATION These faults do NOT indicate brake system malfunction, or cause Check Control message display. Do not replace any parts! Perform a 12V battery reset and clear the fa
Bulletin Number: B511316
Difficult to Unlock Vehicle with Mechanical Key. Lock cylinder difficult to turn when unlocking with mechanical key. CAUSE Door lock actuator
Bulletin Number: B511916
"STEERING COLUMN STALK SWITCH STICKING. The steering column stalk switch for the turn signal sticks when actuating ""headlight flasher"" mode. Interference fit between stalk switch and upper steering column shroud."
Bulletin Number: B512018
GROANING NOISE FROM A PILLAR WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING THE DOOR. There is a groaning noise from the A pillar area when opening or closing the doors. CAUSE The A pillar seal is sticking to the door in the area shown below. Condition the A pill
Bulletin Number: B512118
GROANING NOISE FROM INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING THE DOOR. There is a groaning noise coming from the interior door grab handle when opening or closing the door. Improper torque of the interior grab handle screws.
Bulletin Number: B512218
INNER DOOR WEATHER STRIP SEPARATING. The rear section of the inner door weather strip may be separating at the bonded seam. Insufficient bonding at the inner door weather strip seam.
Bulletin Number: B512516
RATTLE FROM DOOR LOCK STRIKER. A rattle may be heard from the driver's side or passenger's side door lock striker, or the door lock striker may show evidence of improper contact. The paint on the striker may be worn off. Improper adjustmen
Bulletin Number: B512818
GROANING NOISE AT DOOR SILL DURING ENTRY OR EXIT. A groaning or creaking noise may be heard when getting into and out of the vehicle. This can occur if the driver or passenger leans on the sill trim for support. The pressure exerted on the
Bulletin Number: B513518
RATTLE FROM DOOR WHEN CLOSED WITH THE WINDOW LOWERED. With the front window(s) lowered.
Bulletin Number: B514515
A Rattling Noise is heard coming From the Lower Front Door Area . A rattling noise is heard coming from the lower front door area while driving or closing the door. CAUSE The lower power window regulator mounting screws have loosened over t
Bulletin Number: B540618
SERVICE ACTION: CHECKING AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACING CONVERTIBLE TOP LOCKING BASE PLATE. The knurled bolts on the convertible top locking base plates may not have been installed correctly on the cowl panel. The knurled bolts may not have b
Bulletin Number: B610416
"SI B61 04 16 General Electrical June 2016 Technical Service EME Fault Code 222C02 Following Replacement or Programming- Diagnosis. Programming, (e.g. following replacement), can cause EME fault code ""222C02 - Electronic immobilizer prote
Bulletin Number: B610816
DC/DC Converter does not supply sufficient 12V power. Customer probably has a CCM stating ""Battery is not charged"" (CCM-ID: 213) is displayed. Customer may report a variety of other issues: Erratic KOMBI behavior Malfunction of any devic
Bulletin Number: B611018
THE DISPLAY GOES BLACK, THE ENGINE CAN BE SWITCHED OFF ONLY VIA THE EMERGENCY-OFF.. * On board computer and navigation system goes black or resets. * The engine can only be switched off by pressing the START/STOP button three times (Emergen
Bulletin Number: B611915
Grating or Scraping Noise When Turning Steering Wheel. There is a grating or scraping noise when the steering wheel is turned. The noise comes from the steering column switch cluster (SZL), coil spring or steering wheel. When the steering w
Bulletin Number: B611918
STANDARD OCCASIONAL USE CABLE - CHARGING COMPLAINT TROUBLESHOOTING.
Bulletin Number: B612916
?MIL LAMP ILLUMINATED due to an internal fault in the EME. Replace EME.
Bulletin Number: B620516
Head-up Display is no Longer Visible. HUD (Head-up Display) adjusted to the lowest position is no longer visible. Software in the instrument cluster.
Bulletin Number: B621016
HeadUp Display does not Show Full Street Names. INFORMATION Design of the HUD has limited display area. (It can only show a certain number of text characters). NOTE: Parts replacement or programming the vehicle will not recitify the situati
Bulletin Number: B641118
STATIONARY CLIMATE CONTROL NOT WORKING AFTER HIGH VOLTAGE CHARGING. After the high voltage (HV) charging procedure, the stationary climate control (aka preconditioning) does not work. This is part of the normal design. There is no fault or
Bulletin Number: B641318
INSUFFICENT AIR COMING FROM VENTS. Air quantity from vents does not chance with blower speed.
Bulletin Number: B650709
Whistling Noise Coming from the Center Vent - A/C is Off . A very high pitched whistling or beeping noise is heard coming from the center vents. The flow of refrigerant through the expansion valve at certain temperature differentials.
Bulletin Number: B650915
SI B65 09 15 November 2016 Audio, Navigation, Monitors, Alarms,SRS Technical Service NBT Head Unit High (HU-H) Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The Head Unit-High (HU-H) resets intermittently or permanently. 1. The display is inoperati
Bulletin Number: B651118
FM RADIO STATIC HEARD BETWEEN 88 TO 97 MHZ.
Bulletin Number: B651218
AIRBAG INDICATOR LIGHT REMAINS ON AFTER SEAT OCCUPANCY MAT REPLACEMENT. The airbag indicator light illuminates after replacing the CIS (Capacitive Interior Sensing) mat.
Bulletin Number: B660118
?REMOTE KEY WILL NOT OPEN OR START VEHICLE. Remote key battery in service significantly less (under a year) than expected two-year life-span. Remote key will NOT: * Open/close vehicle door locks * Start engine (except when held directly a
Bulletin Number: B720118
GROANING NOISE FROM DRIVER'S BACKREST. When the vehicle interior heats up beyond approx. 90 degrees Farenheit.
Bulletin Number: B840214
?CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Information bulletin is being published because vehicles are down for an extended period of t
Bulletin Number: B840214
ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B84 02 14 dated July 2014 What's New: Model - Removed models which no longer support BMW Assist functionality and added new models. Proce
Bulletin Number: B840314
Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge. Connectivity failure examples are: Call disconnection - Call is transferred back to the handset. In
Bulletin Number: B840314
SI B84 03 14 February 2016 Communication Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B84 03 14 dated October 2014. SUBJECT Bluetooth Connection Failures. There are various connectivity failures with the followi
Bulletin Number: B840616
?BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID's (Integrated Circuit Card Identifier).
Bulletin Number: BMWFEB1516
Delivery Stop: I12 (i8) Passenger-Side Front Air Bag Message Recipients: General Managers, Sales Managers, Service and Parts Managers, Service Managers, Shop Foremen, Service Technicians Message Text: BMW AG has issued a Delivery Stop for
2019 BMW M850I
Bulletin Number: B120419
DME FAULT MEMORY ENTRY FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. Technicians may notice this fault logged during a diagnostic session Fault code Control module Fault Text 160021 DME Crankshaft sensor general loss of synchronism Environmental conditio
Bulletin Number: B340918
SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAMMING OF THE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL UNIT (DSC). The malfunction indicator light (MIL) in the instrument cluster
Bulletin Number: B510119
WHINING NOISE WHEN OPENING AND CLOSING THE TRUNK. When opening or closing the trunk; there may be a whining noise present from the area of the trunk lift support.
Bulletin Number: B540718
PANORAMIC SUNROOF DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE. The panoramic sunroof will not open or close. The sunroof may only tilt with no other functions available. There are no faults stored for the panoramic sunroof. A software error in the Roof Function
Bulletin Number: B640119
DEACTIVATION OF THE AUTOMATIC AIR RECIRULATION. Customer request for deactivation of the automatic air recirculation function.
Bulletin Number: B660119
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE - PARKING ASSISTANCE RESTRICTED. Some car washes utilize an air curtain at the entrance. When passing through the air curtain; a Check Control Message (CCM) "Restricted parking assistance" may be displayed on vehicles
Bulletin Number: B660319
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE BMW DIGITAL KEY. After exchanging the Body Domain Controller (BDC); the digital keys are no longer correctly displayed in the vehicle's Central Information Display.
Bulletin Number: B660419
INTERRUPTION OF AUTOMATED PARK ASSIST. Park Distance Control (PDC) distance tiles are displayed in the Central Information Display (CID); despite no actual obstacles being in close proximity to the vehicle.
2019 BMW R1200 GS
Bulletin Number: MC2100116
BMW Motorrad has determiend in th ecourse of quality observation that in a few cases clutch fluid may leak between the clutch slave cylinder and the braided stainless steel clutch line. The cause is a burr in the clutch slave cylinder whic
Bulletin Number: MC2100116
BMW Motorrad has determined in the course of quality observation that in a few cases clutch fluid may leak between the clutch slave cylinder and the braided stainless steel clutch line. The cause is a burr in the clutch slave cylinder whic
Bulletin Number: MC2300117
Customer complains about an operating failure on the left or right multifunction switch.
Bulletin Number: MC5382624201
Swinging arm gaiter to gearbox is split or collapsed.
Bulletin Number: MC55250630_03
Grinding noises from rear drive - individual cover screws on rear drive are coming undone,screw chafes against the brake disk and makes noises.
Bulletin Number: MC55813536
Navigator V maintains a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone for a short period.
Bulletin Number: MC56005564
Heated handlebar grips intermittently not working
Bulletin Number: MC61326053
After activation of the alarm system, the turn indicators remain on for 1 minute with integration levels higher than k001-15-03-510.
Bulletin Number: MC6192247601
Shift assist does not function after performing SIB 23 001 15 (017) DME software upgrade. This is due to a progrm fault in ISTA/p version 3.56.0.
Bulletin Number: MC62571524_03
During programming ith ISTA/P software version3.58.2.001. a programming abort occurred. Afterwards the vehicle is inoperative and can no longer be started. Repeated programming is not possible with this tversion. Software bug.
Bulletin Number: MC63353852
During the course of the quality analysis carried out by BMW Motorrad, it has been determined that for the R 1200 models with the gearshift assistant (SA X222A) OE, a few faulty gearshift assistants have been installed in the production per
2019 BMW R1200 R
Bulletin Number: B630318
LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED. The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. See the photo below demonstrating the difference side to side. The light carpet LED lens may be blocked by debris.
Bulletin Number: B650619
SOUND OUTPUT FAILS COMPLETELY AFTER PROGRAMMING. After programming the vehicle to Integration level (I-level) 18-07-5xx or 18-11-5xx.
Bulletin Number: B661918
FAULT CODE 804417 CAUSED BY THE REMOTE KEY. When a short test is performed as part of a workshop visit for an unrelated situation.
Bulletin Number: MC2100116
BMW Motorrad has determiend in th ecourse of quality observation that in a few cases clutch fluid may leak between the clutch slave cylinder and the braided stainless steel clutch line. The cause is a burr in the clutch slave cylinder whic
Bulletin Number: MC2100116
BMW Motorrad has determined in the course of quality observation that in a few cases clutch fluid may leak between the clutch slave cylinder and the braided stainless steel clutch line. The cause is a burr in the clutch slave cylinder whic
Bulletin Number: MC2300117
Customer complains about an operating failure on the left or right multifunction switch.
Bulletin Number: MC55813536
Navigator V maintains a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone for a short period.
Bulletin Number: MC56005564
Heated handlebar grips intermittently not working
Bulletin Number: MC61326053
After activation of the alarm system, the turn indicators remain on for 1 minute with integration levels higher than k001-15-03-510.
Bulletin Number: MC6192247601
Shift assist does not function after performing SIB 23 001 15 (017) DME software upgrade. This is due to a progrm fault in ISTA/p version 3.56.0.
Bulletin Number: MC62533649
Rust stains occur in the rear of the case holders. Rusty water emerges through the vent hole that is required for the production process.
Bulletin Number: MC62571524_03
During programming ith ISTA/P software version3.58.2.001. a programming abort occurred. Afterwards the vehicle is inoperative and can no longer be started. Repeated programming is not possible with this tversion. Software bug.
2019 BMW R1200 RS
Bulletin Number: MC2100116
BMW Motorrad has determiend in th ecourse of quality observation that in a few cases clutch fluid may leak between the clutch slave cylinder and the braided stainless steel clutch line. The cause is a burr in the clutch slave cylinder whic
Bulletin Number: MC2100116
BMW Motorrad has determined in the course of quality observation that in a few cases clutch fluid may leak between the clutch slave cylinder and the braided stainless steel clutch line. The cause is a burr in the clutch slave cylinder whic
Bulletin Number: MC2300117
Customer complains about an operating failure on the left or right multifunction switch.
Bulletin Number: MC55813536
Navigator V maintains a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone for a short period.
Bulletin Number: MC61326053
After activation of the alarm system, the turn indicators remain on for 1 minute with integration levels higher than k001-15-03-510.
Bulletin Number: MC6192247601
Shift assist does not function after performing SIB 23 001 15 (017) DME software upgrade. This is due to a progrm fault in ISTA/p version 3.56.0.
Bulletin Number: MC62533649
Rust stains occur in the rear of the case holders. Rusty water emerges through the vent hole that is required for the production process.
Bulletin Number: MC62571524_03
During programming ith ISTA/P software version3.58.2.001. a programming abort occurred. Afterwards the vehicle is inoperative and can no longer be started. Repeated programming is not possible with this tversion. Software bug.
Bulletin Number: MC63353852
During the course of the quality analysis carried out by BMW Motorrad, it has been determined that for the R 1200 models with the gearshift assistant (SA X222A) OE, a few faulty gearshift assistants have been installed in the production per
2019 BMW R NINE T
Bulletin Number: B650619
SOUND OUTPUT FAILS COMPLETELY AFTER PROGRAMMING. After programming the vehicle to Integration level (I-level) 18-07-5xx or 18-11-5xx.
Bulletin Number: B650719
HU-H3/MGU HEAD UNIT AND CENTRAL INFORMATION DISPLAY FAILED. The head unit (HU-H3) and Central Information Display (CID) only work correctly for approx. 1 to 5 minutes after starting the engine.
Bulletin Number: B661918
FAULT CODE 804417 CAUSED BY THE REMOTE KEY. When a short test is performed as part of a workshop visit for an unrelated situation.
Bulletin Number: MC2300117
Customer complains about an operating failure on the left or right multifunction switch.
Bulletin Number: MC57213601
Pillion seat cover - snap-lock coupling may become damaged. Cause is burr in the opening in the brace of the storage cover.
Bulletin Number: MC59686312
Speedometer display incorrect. Speddometer displays faster than actual speed.
Bulletin Number: MC62133778
Map data should be stored on a 64 GB SD card. In GARMIN Express the note appears that a maximum of 32 GB is possible.
Bulletin Number: MC62694734
Counterbalance shaft seal leaking. Faulty seal contact surface of the balance weight.
2019 BMW S1000 R
Bulletin Number: B650419
SPANISH OR FRENCH TEXT IS DISPLAYED WITHOUT SPACES. In the selectable Spanish or French languages.
Bulletin Number: B650619
SOUND OUTPUT FAILS COMPLETELY AFTER PROGRAMMING. After programming the vehicle to Integration level (I-level) 18-07-5xx or 18-11-5xx.
Bulletin Number: B651118
FM RADIO STATIC HEARD BETWEEN 88 TO 97 MHZ.
Bulletin Number: B661918
FAULT CODE 804417 CAUSED BY THE REMOTE KEY. When a short test is performed as part of a workshop visit for an unrelated situation.
Bulletin Number: MC54380454
Rattling/chattering engine noise from the timing chain.
Bulletin Number: MC5438045403
Rattling/chattering engine noise form the timing gear after approximately 9000 miles. Chain tensioner range of adjustment no longer sufficient.
Bulletin Number: MC55813536
Navigator V maintains a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone for a short period.
Bulletin Number: MC58340731
DTC not working, DME fault Ox21FB10
Bulletin Number: MC5985426004
Loss of coolant in the expansion tank. No visible traces of leak. Evaporation in the vent hole of the tank.
Bulletin Number: MC62571524_03
During programming ith ISTA/P software version3.58.2.001. a programming abort occurred. Afterwards the vehicle is inoperative and can no longer be started. Repeated programming is not possible with this tversion. Software bug.
Bulletin Number: MC64171614
Oil leaking at the clutch release lever sealing ring in the left housing
2019 BMW S1000 RR
Bulletin Number: MC1100216
Process to follow it crankshaft markings cannot be identified.
Bulletin Number: MC2300215-020
BMW Motorrad has ascertained that in some cases gearbox shift lever (2) can work loose from gearshift shaft (3). As the distance covered by the motorcycle increases in the course of usage (frequency of gearshifts) the play between gearshift
Bulletin Number: MC54380454
Rattling/chattering engine noise from the timing chain.
Bulletin Number: MC5438045403
Rattling/chattering engine noise form the timing gear after approximately 9000 miles. Chain tensioner range of adjustment no longer sufficient.
Bulletin Number: MC62571524_03
During programming ith ISTA/P software version3.58.2.001. a programming abort occurred. Afterwards the vehicle is inoperative and can no longer be started. Repeated programming is not possible with this tversion. Software bug.
Bulletin Number: MC64171614
Oil leaking at the clutch release lever sealing ring in the left housing
2019 BMW S1000 XR
Bulletin Number: MC2300315-024
BMW Motorrad has ascertained that in some cases the shift assistant was unable to function correctly. This cause is incorrect vehicle-specific programming of the shift assistant by the supplier.
Bulletin Number: MC3200115
When the brake system is filled with fluid for the first time in the assembly plant, a float is installed in the fluid reservoir of the handbrake fitting (see Figures 1 and 2). This float is required only for the initial, vacuum-assisted fi
Bulletin Number: MC4600115-019
During an interim period, some vehicles ordered with a luggage carrier were being shipped with grab handles in its place. This was done in order to ensure that all luggage carriers meet the quality standards of BMW Motorrad and to avoid a d
Bulletin Number: MC54380454
Rattling/chattering engine noise from the timing chain.
Bulletin Number: MC61326053
After activation of the alarm system, the turn indicators remain on for 1 minute with integration levels higher than k001-15-03-510.
Bulletin Number: MC61479140
When the brake system is filled with fluid for the first time in the assembly plant, a float is installed in the fluid reservoir of the handbrake fitting (see Figures 1 and 2). This float is required only for the initial, vacuum-assisted fi
Bulletin Number: MC62177457
There is a notch visible in the lower part of the right grab handle. The fault/defect is due to a tooling error.
Bulletin Number: MC64171614
Oil leaking at the clutch release lever sealing ring in the left housing
2019 BMW X3
Bulletin Number: B012018
SERVICE ACTION: G01 (X3) REPLACE WARRANTY/MAINTENANCE INFORMATION BOOKLETS. Due to a pick error.
Bulletin Number: B110717
FAULT 118002 - MIXTURE TOO RICH SETS DURING WINTER WITH COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following fault stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME). Fault: 118002 - Mixture too rich In the sit
Bulletin Number: B120219
SERVICE ACTION: CBS DATA MAY NOT BE DISPLAYED. Incorrect activation of the Condition Based Service (CBS) data may cause the engine oil information to not be displayed. A software error in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME).
Bulletin Number: B270118
?DYNAMIC STABILTY CONTROL WARNING ON WITH LIMITED POWER STEERING ASSIST This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B34 09 16 dated January 2017 What's New: ? This SIB is a complete revision of B34 09 16. Steering feels heavy (limited po
Bulletin Number: B340219
DELIVERY STOP REPLACE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) HYDRAULIC UNIT.
Bulletin Number: B520518
SEAT MEMORY SWITCH SPORADICALLY NOT FUNCTIONING. Selecting one of the saved seat positions (via the memory seat position switch on the door panel), fails to work. A saved seat position cannot be retrieved. The memory function works again af
Bulletin Number: B520618
?COLD DRAFT AROUND ISOFIX ANCHOR BRACKET TRIMS. At low ambient temperatures (below freezing), when the heating and air conditioning system is set to recirculate the cabin air, a cold draft can be felt coming out of the trims around the ISOF
Bulletin Number: B540718
PANORAMIC SUNROOF DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE. The panoramic sunroof will not open or close. The sunroof may only tilt with no other functions available. There are no faults stored for the panoramic sunroof. A software error in the Roof Function
Bulletin Number: B540718
PANORAMIC SUNROOF DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE. The panoramic sunroof will not open or close. There are no faults stored for the panoramic sunroof. A software error in the Roof Function Center (FZD).
Bulletin Number: B630119
DELIVERY STOP REWORK TAIL LIGHTS. The tail light mounting brackets may be cracked or broken. During assembly; oil may have contaminated the plastic housing of the rear tail lamps; causing damage to the mounting points of the tail light asse
Bulletin Number: B630318
LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED. The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. See the photo below demonstrating the difference side to side. The light carpet LED lens may be blocked by debris.
Bulletin Number: B630718
TAILGATE LIGHT CRACKED. Cracks may be present in the rear lights mounted to the tailgate. Stress caused by an additional mounting bracket.
Bulletin Number: B640119
DEACTIVATION OF THE AUTOMATIC AIR RECIRULATION. Customer request for deactivation of the automatic air recirculation function.
Bulletin Number: B640518
EXCESS NOISE WHEN DEFROST BLOWER IS AT MAX. Loud, rushing, wind noise is heard from ventilation outlets when defroster blower is set at maximum speed. Software error in IHKA (Automatic Climate Control) module. Ventilation duct noise.
Bulletin Number: B660817
REAR VIEW CAMERA FAILS TO DISPLAY IMAGE. Sporadically, when the rear view camera is activated, either via selecting reverse with the shift selector or by direct camera selection, no image appears in the display. Camera function returns afte
Bulletin Number: B661918
FAULT CODE 804417 CAUSED BY THE REMOTE KEY. When a short test is performed as part of a workshop visit for an unrelated situation.
Bulletin Number: B662017
?DISPLAY KEY IS NON-FUNCTIONAL. Display key is non-functional. Display key cannot be charged or switched on. Possibly defective display key.
Bulletin Number: B720417
FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened.
Bulletin Number: B720417
FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened, when the seat is actually unoccupied.
Bulletin Number: B840214
?CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION. ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. This Service Information bulletin is being published because vehicles are down for an extended period of t
Bulletin Number: B840616
?BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. BMW Online/BMW ConnectedDrive not functional. Vehicle and service cockpit have different ICC-ID's (Integrated Circuit Card Identifier).
2019 BMW X4
Bulletin Number: B120219
SERVICE ACTION: CBS DATA MAY NOT BE DISPLAYED. Incorrect activation of the Condition Based Service (CBS) data may cause the engine oil information to not be displayed. A software error in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME).
Bulletin Number: B540718
PANORAMIC SUNROOF DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE. The panoramic sunroof will not open or close. The sunroof may only tilt with no other functions available. There are no faults stored for the panoramic sunroof. A software error in the Roof Function
Bulletin Number: B630318
LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED. The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. See the photo below demonstrating the difference side to side. The light carpet LED lens may be blocked by debris.
Bulletin Number: B640119
DEACTIVATION OF THE AUTOMATIC AIR RECIRULATION. Customer request for deactivation of the automatic air recirculation function.
Bulletin Number: B661718
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE LANE CHANGE WARNING FAILED. The check control message (CCM) "Lane Change Warning failed" appears.
Bulletin Number: B661918
FAULT CODE 804417 CAUSED BY THE REMOTE KEY. When a short test is performed as part of a workshop visit for an unrelated situation.
Bulletin Number: B720417
FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened.
2019 BMW X5
Bulletin Number: B070218
After programming it could be that some fault codes cannot be deleted even after a sleep cycle of the vehicle.
Bulletin Number: B080318
"The calendar page has flipped to November and we are pleased to announce that you can now deliver and retail RDR the all new X5 (G05) once you have remedied all recalls/delivery stops. As previously communicated, ALL G05s will need to be f
Bulletin Number: B090218
NEW ECU VALIDATION NEEDED AFTER REPLACING CERTAIN CONTROL MODULES. With introduction of the new Headunit HU-H3 (MGU Media Graphics Unit) we have a new way protection mechanism against tampering. If one or more of the following components MG
Bulletin Number: B090318
RAM CONTROL UNIT: CANNOT BE ENCODED / NO SOUND OUTPUT. After programming the RAM (audio amplifier) one of the following errors may occur: 1. Coding of the RAM-01 audio amplifier fails repeatedly. 2. The RAM-01 audio amplifier was successful
Bulletin Number: B111918
DELIVERY STOP: N63R AND N63M ENGINE - CHECK HIGH TEMPERATURE COOLANT SYSTEM FOR CONTAMINATION. The engine oil to coolant heat exchanger may have an internal leak resulting in engine oil contamination of the high temperature cooling system.
Bulletin Number: B111918
A Delivery Stop has been issued (effective November 16, 2018) on Model Year 2019 BMW 5 Series, 7 Series and X5 SAV vehicles that have been produced between June 29, 2018 ? September 10, 2018. The issue involves the oil-to-water heat exchang
Bulletin Number: B111918
DELIVERY STOP N63R AND N63M ENGINE - CHECK HIGH TEMPERATURE COOLANT SYSTEM FOR CONTAMINATION. The engine oil to coolant heat exchanger may have an internal leak resulting in engine oil contamination of the high temperature cooling system.
Bulletin Number: B120419
DME FAULT MEMORY ENTRY FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. Technicians may notice this fault logged during a diagnostic session Fault code Control module Fault Text 160021 DME Crankshaft sensor general loss of synchronism Environmental conditio
Bulletin Number: B123018
ERRONEOUS FAULT 1F2505 IS STORED IN THE DME. The following fault is erroneously store in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME). ??FC 1F2505 - DME, encoding: Self-detection components implausible. This fault does not cause any drivability comp
Bulletin Number: B170518
SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER AND CHECK TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE. The transmission oil cooler and transmission oil cooler line (radiator feed) could be affected by a manufacturing defect, which may result in transmissi
Bulletin Number: B340818
SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL SYSTEM (DSC). During certain faults in the Dynamic Stability System (DSC) a yellow warning light could be illuminated instead of a red warning light. Software error in the DSC
Bulletin Number: B340918
SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAMMING OF THE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL UNIT (DSC). The malfunction indicator light (MIL) in the instrument cluster
Bulletin Number: B512318
SERVICE ACTION: RESEAL UNDERBODY BAFFLES. Under certain conditions when driving through water, the underbody baffles may not completely prevent water ingress. Incorrect sealer application during production.
Bulletin Number: B513318
ELECTRIC ROLLER CARGO COVER REVERSES DIRECTION. The electronic roller cargo cover may reverse direction before completing travel. Afterwards
Bulletin Number: B540718
PANORAMIC SUNROOF DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE. The panoramic sunroof will not open or close. The sunroof may only tilt with no other functions available. There are no faults stored for the panoramic sunroof. A software error in the Roof Function
Bulletin Number: B610119
CHATTERING NOISE FROM WINDSHIELD WIPER BLADES. Wiper blades exhibit a chattering noise against the windshield.
Bulletin Number: B611418
DELIVERY STOP: NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE. A Delivery Stop has been issued (effective September 28, 2018) on Model Year 2019 BMW X5 vehicles that have been produced from July 11 (SOP) - September 24, 2018. The intelligent battery sensor (IBS),
Bulletin Number: B611518
DELIVERY STOP / SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM BODY DOMAIN CONTROLLER (BDC). In case of a rollover-crash, the doors should be locked after the crash and only unlocked after 6 s. In case of a frontal crash, the doors should be unlocked after 160 mi
Bulletin Number: B611518
DELIVERY STOP: PROGRAM BODY DOMAIN CONTROLLER (BDC). In case of a rollover-crash, the doors should be locked after the crash and only unlocked after 6 s. In case of a frontal crash, the doors should be unlocked after 160 milliseconds. Due t
Bulletin Number: B630318
LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED. The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. See the photo below demonstrating the difference side to side. The light carpet LED lens may be blocked by debris.
Bulletin Number: B640119
DEACTIVATION OF THE AUTOMATIC AIR RECIRULATION. Customer request for deactivation of the automatic air recirculation function.
Bulletin Number: B650319
IDRIVE CONTROLLER KNOB STICKS TO THE LEFT. The positioning of the internal magnets which provide the tactile feedback for the iDrive controller is less than optimal.
Bulletin Number: B650419
SPANISH OR FRENCH TEXT IS DISPLAYED WITHOUT SPACES. In the selectable Spanish or French languages.
Bulletin Number: B650619
SOUND OUTPUT FAILS COMPLETELY AFTER PROGRAMMING. After programming the vehicle to Integration level (I-level) 18-07-5xx or 18-11-5xx.
Bulletin Number: B650719
HU-H3/MGU HEAD UNIT AND CENTRAL INFORMATION DISPLAY FAILED. The head unit (HU-H3) and Central Information Display (CID) only work correctly for approx. 1 to 5 minutes after starting the engine.
Bulletin Number: B651118
FM RADIO STATIC HEARD BETWEEN 88 TO 97 MHZ.
Bulletin Number: B660119
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE - PARKING ASSISTANCE RESTRICTED. Some car washes utilize an air curtain at the entrance. When passing through the air curtain; a Check Control Message (CCM) "Restricted parking assistance" may be displayed on vehicles
Bulletin Number: B660219
REMOTE/ DISPLAY KEY IS NOT DETECTED. The remote/ display key is sometimes not detected. Comfort Access and Comfort Go are not possible.
Bulletin Number: B660319
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE BMW DIGITAL KEY. After exchanging the Body Domain Controller (BDC); the digital keys are no longer correctly displayed in the vehicle's Central Information Display.
Bulletin Number: B660419
INTERRUPTION OF AUTOMATED PARK ASSIST. Park Distance Control (PDC) distance tiles are displayed in the Central Information Display (CID); despite no actual obstacles being in close proximity to the vehicle.
Bulletin Number: B661518
DELIVERY STOP: PROGRAM KAFAS MODULE. The KAFAS (Camera Assisted Drivers Assistance System) module erroneously trigger warnings and CCMs (Check Control Messages) which lead to customer discomfort and uncertainty with the KAFAS functionality.
Bulletin Number: B661818
COMFORT ACCESS 2.0 INFORMATION. Customers may report complaints that the comfort access system's "contactless" features are not working to their expectations.
Bulletin Number: B661918
FAULT CODE 804417 CAUSED BY THE REMOTE KEY. When a short test is performed as part of a workshop visit for an unrelated situation.
Bulletin Number: B720417
FALSE WARNINGS THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS OCCUPIED WITHOUT THE SEAT BELT BUCKLED. Acoustic and visual warnings indicate that the front passenger seat is occupied and the seat belt is not fastened.
2019 BMW X7
Bulletin Number: B120419
DME FAULT MEMORY ENTRY FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. Technicians may notice this fault logged during a diagnostic session Fault code Control module Fault Text 160021 DME Crankshaft sensor general loss of synchronism Environmental conditio
Bulletin Number: B510319
DELIVERY STOP WHEEL ARCH TRIM.
Bulletin Number: B630318
LED LIGHT CARPET IS DIM OR DISTORTED. The light carpet may appear dim or distorted on one or both sides. See the photo below demonstrating the difference side to side. The light carpet LED lens may be blocked by debris.
Bulletin Number: B640119
DEACTIVATION OF THE AUTOMATIC AIR RECIRULATION. Customer request for deactivation of the automatic air recirculation function.
Bulletin Number: B660119
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE - PARKING ASSISTANCE RESTRICTED. Some car washes utilize an air curtain at the entrance. When passing through the air curtain; a Check Control Message (CCM) "Restricted parking assistance" may be displayed on vehicles
Bulletin Number: B660319
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE BMW DIGITAL KEY. After exchanging the Body Domain Controller (BDC); the digital keys are no longer correctly displayed in the vehicle's Central Information Display.
Bulletin Number: B660419
INTERRUPTION OF AUTOMATED PARK ASSIST. Park Distance Control (PDC) distance tiles are displayed in the Central Information Display (CID); despite no actual obstacles being in close proximity to the vehicle.
2019 BMW Z4
Bulletin Number: B340119
SERVICE ACTION PROGRAM THE IB (INTEGRATED BRAKE). Diagnostic software of the IB (formerly known as DSC) is not sufficient Software error.
Bulletin Number: B340918
SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAMMING OF THE DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL UNIT (DSC). The malfunction indicator light (MIL) in the instrument cluster
Bulletin Number: B510219
POWER WINDOW REVERSES WHEN CLOSING. When closing either of the front windows; the windows will anti-trap and reverse when approaching the fully closed position. Software sensitivity of the front window anti-trap mechanism.
Bulletin Number: B640119
DEACTIVATION OF THE AUTOMATIC AIR RECIRULATION. Customer request for deactivation of the automatic air recirculation function.
Bulletin Number: B650819
AIR BAG WARNING LAMP FOR PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANCY. The air bag warning light (red) illuminates for 6 seconds. Additionally; the message "Front passenger restraint system" (ID 109) appears in the Check Control Module (CCM). The front passeng
Bulletin Number: B660119
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE - PARKING ASSISTANCE RESTRICTED. Some car washes utilize an air curtain at the entrance. When passing through the air curtain; a Check Control Message (CCM) "Restricted parking assistance" may be displayed on vehicles
Bulletin Number: B660319
CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE BMW DIGITAL KEY. After exchanging the Body Domain Controller (BDC); the digital keys are no longer correctly displayed in the vehicle's Central Information Display.
Bulletin Number: B660419
INTERRUPTION OF AUTOMATED PARK ASSIST. Park Distance Control (PDC) distance tiles are displayed in the Central Information Display (CID); despite no actual obstacles being in close proximity to the vehicle.

 

Recalls for 2019 BMW

2019 BMW 430I
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:05/16/2018 - 06/06/2018
Potential Units Affected:5309

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 540d xDrive vehicles. The crankshaft sensor may be equipped with incorrect firmware, preventing the sensor from properly processing input from the crankshaft reluctor ring, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall. On September 12, 2018, BMW expanded the recall to a total of 5,309 vehicles including certain 2018-2019 BMW 540d xDrive, 230i M240i, M240i xDrive, X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, 330i, 330i xDrive, 340i, 340i xDrive, 330i xDrive Gran Turismo, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 530e, 530e xDrive, 640i xDrive Gran Turismo, 330e, 2019 430i Gran Coupe, 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, 740i, 740i xDrive, MINI Cooper, Cooper S, JCW, MINI Countryman (Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4), and MINI Clubman (Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, JCW All4) vehicles.

Consequence:

A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall began September 6, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW 430I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/09/2018 - 07/09/2018
Potential Units Affected:3

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one each of 2019 BMW 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe and 430i xDrive Convertible vehicles. The front passenger air bag inflator may have been incorrectly manufactured, potentially affecting the air bag deployment performance in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

If the front passenger air bag does not deploy properly in the event of a crash, the occupant has an increased risk of injury.

Action:

All affected vehicles are still in dealer inventory. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag module, free of charge.
2019 BMW 440I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/09/2018 - 07/09/2018
Potential Units Affected:3

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one each of 2019 BMW 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe and 430i xDrive Convertible vehicles. The front passenger air bag inflator may have been incorrectly manufactured, potentially affecting the air bag deployment performance in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

If the front passenger air bag does not deploy properly in the event of a crash, the occupant has an increased risk of injury.

Action:

All affected vehicles are still in dealer inventory. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag module, free of charge.
2019 BMW 440I
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:05/16/2018 - 06/06/2018
Potential Units Affected:5309

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 540d xDrive vehicles. The crankshaft sensor may be equipped with incorrect firmware, preventing the sensor from properly processing input from the crankshaft reluctor ring, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall. On September 12, 2018, BMW expanded the recall to a total of 5,309 vehicles including certain 2018-2019 BMW 540d xDrive, 230i M240i, M240i xDrive, X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, 330i, 330i xDrive, 340i, 340i xDrive, 330i xDrive Gran Turismo, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 530e, 530e xDrive, 640i xDrive Gran Turismo, 330e, 2019 430i Gran Coupe, 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, 740i, 740i xDrive, MINI Cooper, Cooper S, JCW, MINI Countryman (Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4), and MINI Clubman (Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, JCW All4) vehicles.

Consequence:

A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall began September 6, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW 530E
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:03/15/2018 - 08/17/2018
Potential Units Affected:3501

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 330e iPerformance, i3 Rex, i3 Sport Rex, X5 xDrive40e, i3 BEV, i3 Sport BEV and 2019 i8 and i8 Roadster vehicles and 2018-2019 530e iPerformance, 530e xDrive iPerformance and 740Le xDrive iPerformance vehicles. Capacitors within the TurboCord Portable Chargers may fail, possibly resulting in a shock hazard or a fire.

Consequence:

An electrical shock or a fire can increase the risk of injury or death.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the charging cable, and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 22, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW 740I
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:05/17/2018 - 06/06/2018
Potential Units Affected:5309

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 540d xDrive vehicles. The crankshaft sensor may be equipped with incorrect firmware, preventing the sensor from properly processing input from the crankshaft reluctor ring, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall. On September 12, 2018, BMW expanded the recall to a total of 5,309 vehicles including certain 2018-2019 BMW 540d xDrive, 230i M240i, M240i xDrive, X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, 330i, 330i xDrive, 340i, 340i xDrive, 330i xDrive Gran Turismo, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 530e, 530e xDrive, 640i xDrive Gran Turismo, 330e, 2019 430i Gran Coupe, 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, 740i, 740i xDrive, MINI Cooper, Cooper S, JCW, MINI Countryman (Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4), and MINI Clubman (Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, JCW All4) vehicles.

Consequence:

A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall began September 6, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW 740LE
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/20/2018 - 08/17/2018
Potential Units Affected:3501

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 330e iPerformance, i3 Rex, i3 Sport Rex, X5 xDrive40e, i3 BEV, i3 Sport BEV and 2019 i8 and i8 Roadster vehicles and 2018-2019 530e iPerformance, 530e xDrive iPerformance and 740Le xDrive iPerformance vehicles. Capacitors within the TurboCord Portable Chargers may fail, possibly resulting in a shock hazard or a fire.

Consequence:

An electrical shock or a fire can increase the risk of injury or death.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the charging cable, and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 22, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW F850GS
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/14/2018 - 09/14/2018
Potential Units Affected:1

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one 2019 F850GS motorcycle. The engine connecting rods may not have been installed properly, possibly causing them to become loose and disconnect over time.

Consequence:

Loose engine connecting rods can damage the engine, causing a loss of engine power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

The motorcycle has not yet been sold, and the dealer will replace the engine, free of charge, prior to sale. The recall began December 7, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW I8
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/20/2018 - 09/04/2018
Potential Units Affected:3501

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 330e iPerformance, i3 Rex, i3 Sport Rex, X5 xDrive40e, i3 BEV, i3 Sport BEV and 2019 i8 and i8 Roadster vehicles and 2018-2019 530e iPerformance, 530e xDrive iPerformance and 740Le xDrive iPerformance vehicles. Capacitors within the TurboCord Portable Chargers may fail, possibly resulting in a shock hazard or a fire.

Consequence:

An electrical shock or a fire can increase the risk of injury or death.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the charging cable, and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 22, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X1
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/05/2018 - 01/18/2019
Potential Units Affected:5920

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles. Contaminated hardware may cause the attachment brackets of the taillight housings to crack, causing the lights to loosen or possibly detach from the vehicle.

Consequence:

If a taillight detaches from the vehicle, it would no longer provide the required lighting to following traffic, or it may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will properly secure the taillights, free of charge. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X3
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/16/2018 - 06/01/2018
Potential Units Affected:5594

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i and certain 2019 X4 xDrive30i and X4 M40i vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have an insufficient coating, potentially reducing rear brake performance.

Consequence:

A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the rear brake circuit, free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X3
NHTSA Campaign ID:LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: STEERING ASSIST
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/26/2018 - 05/02/2018
Potential Units Affected:51

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i, X3 sDrive30i, and X3 M40i vehicles equipped with the "Active Lane Keeping Assistant" option. The steering wheel may be incompatible with the lane keeping assistant function and may not detect if the driver's hands are off the wheel.

Consequence:

If the sensors do not properly detect the driver's hands are off the wheel, the driver may not be alerted by one or more warning signals, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering wheel, replacing it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 19, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X4
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:05/10/2018 - 05/31/2018
Potential Units Affected:5594

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i and certain 2019 X4 xDrive30i and X4 M40i vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have an insufficient coating, potentially reducing rear brake performance.

Consequence:

A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the rear brake circuit, free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X5
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/20/2018 - 12/15/2018
Potential Units Affected:68

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 X5 xDrive40i and xDrive50i vehicles. The attachment bolts for the driver's seat and/or seat belt may not have been properly tightened.

Consequence:

The improperly tightened bolts can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the attachment bolts for the driver's seat and seat belt, and torque them to the correct specifications, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 5, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X5
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/06/2018 - 10/09/2018
Potential Units Affected:172

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i vehicles. The capacitors within the Body Domain Controller (BDC) may short circuit and overheat.

Consequence:

If the BDC short circuits, other nearby components may also overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

Action:

All affected vehicles remain on dealer lots, therefore owner letters will not be mailed. BMW dealers will replace the BDC control unit, free of charge. The recall began on October 17, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X5
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/11/2018 - 10/30/2018
Potential Units Affected:11

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i and X5 xDrive50i vehicles. The driver and/or passenger sun visor may have an incorrect air bag warning label, or the label may be missing. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant crash protection."

Consequence:

Without a label that shows the proper restraint usage guidelines, the occupants may have an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Action:

BMW notified owners, and dealers will inspect the driver and passenger sun visor, replacing the visors as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 4, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X5
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/20/2018 - 12/15/2018
Potential Units Affected:68

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 X5 xDrive40i and xDrive50i vehicles. The attachment bolts for the driver's seat and/or seat belt may not have been properly tightened.

Consequence:

The improperly tightened bolts can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the attachment bolts for the driver's seat and seat belt, and torque them to the correct specifications, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 5, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X6
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/10/2018 - 09/20/2018
Potential Units Affected:108

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 BMW X6 sDrive35i, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles. The rear upper control arm pivot bolts may have been improperly hardened, possibly causing the rear upper control arms to break.

Consequence:

If a rear upper control arm breaks, it can affect vehicle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

All affected vehicles remain on dealer lots, therefore owner letters will not be mailed. BMW dealers will replace both rear upper control arms, free of charge. The recall began September 21, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X6
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/15/2018 - 07/31/2018
Potential Units Affected:33

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X6 sDrive35i, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6M vehicles. The wheel bolts on these vehicles may not have been properly tightened.

Consequence:

The improperly tightened wheel bolts may loosen and break, affecting vehicle handling and control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace and tighten all of the wheel bolts, free of charge. The recall began November 1, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X6 M
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/10/2018 - 09/20/2018
Potential Units Affected:108

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 BMW X6 sDrive35i, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles. The rear upper control arm pivot bolts may have been improperly hardened, possibly causing the rear upper control arms to break.

Consequence:

If a rear upper control arm breaks, it can affect vehicle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

All affected vehicles remain on dealer lots, therefore owner letters will not be mailed. BMW dealers will replace both rear upper control arms, free of charge. The recall began September 21, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X6 M
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/15/2018 - 07/31/2018
Potential Units Affected:33

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X6 sDrive35i, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6M vehicles. The wheel bolts on these vehicles may not have been properly tightened.

Consequence:

The improperly tightened wheel bolts may loosen and break, affecting vehicle handling and control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace and tighten all of the wheel bolts, free of charge. The recall began November 1, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2019 BMW X7
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/30/2018 - 01/10/2019
Potential Units Affected:31

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC is recalling certain 2019 BMW X7 xDrive40i and X7 xDrive50i vehicles equipped with the "business lounge seat" option. The attachment bolts between the seat adapter and the vehicle may not have been properly tightened.

Consequence:

If the bolts were not properly tightened, in the event of a crash, the occupants may have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

None of the affected vehicles have been sold and are quarantined on dealer lots. BMW dealers will replace the attachment bolts for the seat adapter, free of charge. The recall began on February 27, 2019. Owners may contact BMW's customer service at 1-800-525-7417.