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Safety Features



2000 Lexus SC 300 2dr Cpe

  • Warning lights-inc: fuel level, coolant level, oil level, oil pressure, battery, engine, parking brake, ABS, airbag, door ajar, seat belt disconnect, tail lamp bulb failure
  • Driver & front passenger airbags (SRS)
  • Shift lock system w/recessed/covered shift lock button
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • First aid kit
  • Pwr front cloth bucket seats w/pwr lumbar support
  • Front A-pillar retractable assist grips
  • Flush-mounted retracting rear assist grips
 
Crash Test Results for the 2000 Lexus Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2000 Lexus ES300 Not
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54Not
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Service Bulletins for 2000 Lexus ES300 2dr Cpe
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2000 Lexus ES300 2dr Cpe
No recalls exist.
 


2008 BMW 1 Series 135i Coupe

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Threshold, Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight
  • Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Threshold, Dual Stage Deployment
  • Head Protection System (HPS) Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Front Passenger and Rear Automatic Locking Retractors
  • L A T C H
  • Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors, Activates Flashers, Interior Lights and Disconnects Battery
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 BMW Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2008 BMW 128i/135i Not
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2008 BMW 128i/135i Not
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2008 BMW 3 Series 44554
2008 BMW 3 Series 44554
2008 BMW 3 Series Not
Tested
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Not
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2008 BMW 3 Series Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
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Not
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Not
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2008 BMW 5 Series 3555Not Tested
2008 BMW 5 Series 35554
2008 BMW 6 Series Not
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Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 BMW 6 Series Not
Tested
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Tested
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Not
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2008 BMW 7 Series Not
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2008 BMW X3 Not
Tested
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Tested
Not
Tested
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2008 BMW X5 5455Not Tested
2008 BMW Z4 443Not
Tested
5
2008 BMW Z4 44Not
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Not
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5
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 BMW Z4 135i Coupe
2008 BMW 1 SERIES:

Bulletin Number: CN-10E-A02
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. *RM

Bulletin Number: CN-10E-A02
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. *RM

Bulletin Number: SB-12-01-09
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,

Bulletin Number: SB-12-01-09
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,

Bulletin Number: SB-34-01-13
ASC (AUTOMATIC STABILITY CONTROL) OPERATION TO SENSITIVE. CRUISE CONTROL ACTION FUNCTION CAN OCCASIONALLY ACTIVATE AND DEACTIVATE DUE TO THE ASC IMPLAUSABILITY WHEN THE DSC WARNING LAMP IS FLASHING ON THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. BMW. *KB

Bulletin Number: SB-61-19-12
DURING THE SCHEDULED 3 MONTH/ 5,000 MILE SERVICE IT COULD POSSIBLY BE DETERMINED THAT SOME OF THE CONTACT PROTECTIVE SLEEVE S IN THE CHARGING SOCKET MAY BE MISSING. BMW MODEL E28E. *KB

Bulletin Number: SB-62-01-13
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND GUAGES ARE INOPERATIVE. BMW MODEL F30. *KB

Bulletin Number: SB-62-03-13
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY IS INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE. BMW F25, AND F30 MODELS. *KB

Bulletin Number: SIB-01-02-12
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-07-01-12
BMW: PARKING LOCK ADAPTION NEEDS TO BE RELEARNED, VIA SERVICE FUNCTIONS OF ISTA ACTIVEE, AFTER EME, TRANSMISSION/PARKING LOCK REPLACEMENT OF ACTUATOR. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-11-03-08
BMW: CRANKCASE PRESSURE DIAGNOSIS AND INFORMATION FOR ALL VEHICLES. *RM UPDATED ON 4/24/2013. *KB

Bulletin Number: SIB-12-01-11
BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON WHILE DRIVING. THIS IS A PROGRAMMING ISSUE. *RM UPDATED 1/4/12. *PE UPDATED 4/24/12. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-12-01-11
BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON WHILE DRIVING. THIS IS A PROGRAMMING ISSUE. *RM UPDATED 1/4/12. *PE UPDATED 4/24/12. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-12-14-12
BMW: EXPERIENCING LOSS OF ENGINE POWER, SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP IS ILLUMINATED, A NOISE, LIKE RATTLING, COMING FROM ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *PE UPDATED 10/31/12. *PE MODELS 2010 E70, 71, 82, 88, 90, 92, 93, F07, 10, 12, 13, 25.

Bulletin Number: SIB-12-15-11
BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON. THERE ARE TROUBLE CODES STORED FOR THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR. NO DRIVEABILITY ISSUES. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-12-16-07
BMW: A SOFTWARE ERROR IS CAUSING THE THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO COME ON. THERE WILL BE STORED TROUBLE CODES. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-12-16-07
BMW: A SOFTWARE ERROR IS CAUSING THE THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO COME ON. THERE WILL BE STORED TROUBLE CODES. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-12-16-11
BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON AND THE ENGINE HAS REDUCED POWER WITH TROUBLE CODES STORED. *RM UPDATED ON 4/24/2013. *KB

Bulletin Number: SI-B12-18-08
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. *P

Bulletin Number: SI-B12-28-07
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: SI-B12-28-07
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: SI B12 55 06
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. *RM

Bulletin Number: SI-B-13-03-09
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

Bulletin Number: SI-B-13-03-09
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

Bulletin Number: SIB-13-13-10
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-13-14-10
BMW: FUEL INJECTORS MAY CAUSE MISFIRE FAULTS WITH ERRATIC ENGINE OPERATION. *RM UPDATED ON 11/1/2013. *KB

Bulletin Number: SIB-16-02-09
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

Bulletin Number: SIB-16-04-10
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

Bulletin Number: SIB-16-08-06
BMW VEHICLES: ENGINE CRANKS BUT DOES NOT START; FUEL LEVEL GAUGE DISPLAYS A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF FUEL, ALTHOUGH THE FUEL TANK IS EMPTY; FAULT CODE 2A1C (FUEL LEVEL PLAUSIBILITY) IS STORED IN MSV80. RIGHT SIDE FUEL SENDING UNIT IS DISLODGE

Bulletin Number: SIB-17-02-09
BMW: OIL LEAKS FROM THE AIR HOSE ON TURBOCHARGER. THIS IS DESIGNATED FOR E70, AND E90 MODELS WITH M57Y DIESEL ENGINES. SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP MAY BE ILLUMINATED. *KB

Bulletin Number: SIB-17-05-10
BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT IS ON WITH STORED FAULT CODES. THERE IS A WIRING/CONNECTION PROBLEM OR A FAULTY SENSOR. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-17-05-10
BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT IS ON WITH STORED FAULT CODES. THERE IS A WIRING/CONNECTION PROBLEM OR A FAULTY SENSOR. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-17-05-10
BMW: THE SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT IS ON WITH STORED FAULT CODES. THERE IS A WIRING/CONNECTION PROBLEM OR A FAULTY SENSOR. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-23-01-08
BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL SUPPORT PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED REGARDING TRANSMISSION CONCERNS. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-28-01-10
BMW: THERE IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM WITH THE DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION MODULE. DATA CAN'T BE READ FROM THE MODULE'S MEMORY. *RM UPDATED 8/10/11. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-28-01-10
BMW: THERE IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM WITH THE DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION MODULE. DATA CAN'T BE READ FROM THE MODULE'S MEMORY. *RM UPDATED 8/10/11. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-28-02-08
BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS IS BEING USED ON MANY MODELS TO DETERMINE THE ROOT CAUSE OF DOUBLE-CLUTCH TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-32-01-09
BMW: IMMEDIATELY AFTER A COLD START IF ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS ARE TURNED ON SUCH AS HEATED SEATS IT MAY SWITCH OFF AFTER 5-10 SECONDS BECAUSE OF A VOLTAGE LEVEL DIP. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-32-04-07
BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-32-04-07
BMW: A NEW TECHNICAL PROCESS HAS BEEN CREATED FOR BMW TO IDENTIFY CAUSES OF STEERING COMPLAINTS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF MODELS. *RM

Bulletin Number: SI-B-34-11-08
BMW VEHICLES: TEILECLEARING FOR DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC). A PART REPLACEMENT AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BY SUBMITTING A TC CASE IN PUMA BEFORE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DSC COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLES LIS

Bulletin Number: SI-B-34-11-08
BMW VEHICLES: TEILECLEARING FOR DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC). A PART REPLACEMENT AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BY SUBMITTING A TC CASE IN PUMA BEFORE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DSC COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLES LIS

Bulletin Number: SIB-51-19-09
BMW VEHICLE: AFTER RAINFALL, VARYING AMOUNTS OF WATER MAY BE PRESENT IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT OF THE VEHICLE. THIS WATER MAY BE PRESENT IN EITHER SIDE AREA, OR IN THE WHEEL WELL AREA. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-51-19-09
BMW VEHICLE: AFTER RAINFALL, VARYING AMOUNTS OF WATER MAY BE PRESENT IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT OF THE VEHICLE. THIS WATER MAY BE PRESENT IN EITHER SIDE AREA, OR IN THE WHEEL WELL AREA. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-51-25-12
BMW: WATER PENETRATES THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT DUE TO OPENINGS IN SERVICE TRANSMISSION TUNNEL WITH INSUFFICIENT SEALING, CAUSING CARPET TO BE WET IN CENTER TUNNEL AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-51-25-12
BMW: WATER PENETRATES THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT DUE TO OPENINGS IN SERVICE TRANSMISSION TUNNEL WITH INSUFFICIENT SEALING, CAUSING CARPET TO BE WET IN CENTER TUNNEL AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-51-46-10
BMW: THE DOOR CANNOT BE LOCKED OR UNLOCKED WHEN USING THE KEY OR KEY REMOTE. LUBRICATION OF THE DOOR CAN CAUSE DEFECTS. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-61-06-11
BMW: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE JBE (JUNCTION BOX ELECTRONICS) MODULE FAILS PROGRAMMING DURING A SOFTWARE UPDATE OF THE VEHICLE. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-61-08-11
BMW: THE VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM FAILS AND THE VEHICLE FAILS TO START. THE CENTRAL LOCKING SYSTEM FAILS TO OPERATE WITH THE REMOTE KEY. THE KEY CANNOT BE INSERTED INTO THE KEY SLOT. COMMUNICATION TO THE VEHICLE IS NOT POSSIBLE. THE POSITI

Bulletin Number: SIB-61-13-05
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. *KB

Bulletin Number: SIB-61-24-12
BMW: INFORMATION ON MAINTENANCE TO E MOTOR GREASING WHERE THE EME/E MOTOR ASSEMBLY IS REMOVED. THE CABLES, EME HIGH VOLTAGE, SHOULD BE REINSTALLED IN ORIGINAL FACTORY POSITION TO AVOID CONTACT WITH EXPOSED FASTENERS IN REAR RIGHT WHEEL H

Bulletin Number: SIB-61-24-12
BMW: INFORMATION ON MAINTENANCE TO E MOTOR GREASING WHERE THE EME/E MOTOR ASSEMBLY IS REMOVED. THE CABLES, EME HIGH VOLTAGE, SHOULD BE REINSTALLED IN ORIGINAL FACTORY POSITION TO AVOID CONTACT WITH EXPOSED FASTENERS IN REAR RIGHT WHEEL H

Bulletin Number: SIB-61-25-12
BMW: REINSTALL THE EPS HARNESS IN CORRECTLY, FACTORY POSITION, AFTER REPLACING EPS STEERING RACK. IF ROUTED INCORRECTLY, MAY CONTACT SUBFRAME MEMBER AND DAMAGE HARNESS INSULATION. MODEL E82E (1 SERIES). NO MODEL YEAR LISTED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-63-02-01
BMW: PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING AND REPLACING INCANDESCENT AND HALOGEN LIGHT BULBS UNDER WARRANTY. *RM

Bulletin Number: SI-B63-03-10
BMW: REPLACE REAR LAMPS OR REPLACE REAR LAMP SEALS. THE SEALS ON THE REAR LAMPS EMIT A GAS THAT CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS ON THE LEDS (LIGHT EMITTING DIODES) INSIDE THE REAR LAMP. IN SOME CASES, THE LEDS BECOME INOPERATI

Bulletin Number: SI B63-04-08
BMW: HEADLAMP MOISTURE: FAULT DIAGNOSTICS. WATER OR CONDENSATION IN ONE OR BOTH HEADLAMPS. MODELS 5 SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES, X5, X6, 1 SERIES, AND 3 SERIES. MODEL YEARS 2000-20008. *PE

Bulletin Number: SI-B63-10-08
BMW: CRACKED THIRD BRAKE LIGHT. THE MOUNTING TENSION ON THE THIRD BRAKE LIGHT LENS IS CAUSING THE LENS TO CRACK FROM THE BODY. WHEN INSTALLING OR REPLACING THE THIRD BRAKE LIGHT, P/N 63 25 7 165 978, ADDITIONAL SPACERS MUST BE ADDED

Bulletin Number: SIB-63-10-08
BMW: MOUNTING TENSION OR THE CUTOUT AREA OF THE TRUNK FOR THE LIGHT IS CAUSING THE THIRD BRAKE LIGHT LENS TO CRACK. THIS IS ALLOWING WATER TO LEAK IN. *RM UPDATED 1/06/12. *PE

Bulletin Number: SI-B64-05-09
BMW: WATER LEAKS INTO EITHER THE DRIVER'S SIDE OR PASSENGER'S SIDE FOOTWELL DURING FAST CORNERING. INSUFFICIENT SEALING AT THE POINT OF CONTACT BETWEEN THE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM AND THE CONDENSATION DRAIN HOSE. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-65-10-13
BMW: REPLACEMENT OF THE OC3 SENSOR SEAT MAT ON THE PASSENGER SEAT. MODELS E82, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93. MODEL YEARS UNKNOWN. *KB UPDATED 12/6/13. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-65-36-09
BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-65-36-09
BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-65-36-09
BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR. *RM

Bulletin Number: SIB-84-03-14
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.

Bulletin Number: SIB-84-03-14
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.

Bulletin Number: TS-12-19-10
BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON WITH A FAULT CODE STORED. INTERNAL DMTL PUMP FAILURE.*RM

 
Recalls for 2008 BMW Z4 135i Coupe
2008 BMW 1 SERIES
NHTSA Campaign ID: 10V254000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 12/01/2007 - 05/27/2010
Potential Units Affected: 31935
Defect Description:
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 1-SERIES VEHICLES. IN A CRASH OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY, DEPLOYMENT OF THE FRONT PRE-TENSIONER AND LOAD-LIMITER OCCURS.
Consequence:
THE INSULATION AROUND THE PRE-TENSIONER COULD IGNITE.
Action to take:
VEHICLES PRODUCED UP THROUGH DECEMBER 2009 WILL RECEIVE NEW FRONT SAFETY BELT RETRACTOR UNITS AND A MODIFICATION TO THE SOUND INSULATION NEAR THE UNITS, WHILE VEHICLES PRODUCED BETWEEN JANUARY 2010 AND MAY 2010 WILL RECEIVE A MODIFICATION TO THE SOUND INSULATION NEAR THE UNITS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 23, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.
2008 BMW 1 SERIES
NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V257000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT
Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 05/23/2008 - 07/21/2008
Potential Units Affected: 2350
Defect Description:
BMW IS RECALLING 2,350 MY 2008 1-SERIES AND 3- SERIES PASSENGER CARS. INCORRECT CRIMP CONNECTORS MAY HAVE BEEN USED ON THE SIDE AIR BAG AND BELT TENSIONER WIRING. AS A RESULT SUFFICIENT CONTACT BETWEEN THE CRIMP CONNECTORS AND THE CORRESPONDING PLUG MAY NOT OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN THE ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE OF THAT CONNECTION.
Consequence:
IF THAT HAPPENED, IT WOULD BE POSSIBLE FOR THE SIDE AIR BAG AND/OR THE SAFETY BELT TENSIONER NOT TO DEPLOY AND WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PROPERLY PROTECT AN OCCUPANT, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.
Action to take:
BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-525-7417.
2008 BMW 1 SERIES
NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V257000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 05/23/2008 - 07/21/2008
Potential Units Affected: 2350
Defect Description:
BMW IS RECALLING 2,350 MY 2008 1-SERIES AND 3- SERIES PASSENGER CARS. INCORRECT CRIMP CONNECTORS MAY HAVE BEEN USED ON THE SIDE AIR BAG AND BELT TENSIONER WIRING. AS A RESULT SUFFICIENT CONTACT BETWEEN THE CRIMP CONNECTORS AND THE CORRESPONDING PLUG MAY NOT OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN THE ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE OF THAT CONNECTION.
Consequence:
IF THAT HAPPENED, IT WOULD BE POSSIBLE FOR THE SIDE AIR BAG AND/OR THE SAFETY BELT TENSIONER NOT TO DEPLOY AND WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PROPERLY PROTECT AN OCCUPANT, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.
Action to take:
BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-525-7417.
2008 BMW 1 SERIES M
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V071000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 840000
Defect Description:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 128i and 135i coupes and convertibles and 1 Series M coupes, 2006-2011 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi, 335i xDrive Sedans, 2009-2011 335d sedans, 2006-2012 325xiT, 328i and 328xi sports wagons, 2007-2013 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 335i, 335xi, 335i xDrive, 335is and M3 Coupes and Convertibles, 2013-2015 X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i and X1 xDrive35i SAVs, 2007-2010 X3 xDrive30i SAVs, 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M SAVs, 2009-2013 BMW X5 xDrive35d SAVs, 2008-2014 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M SACs, 2010-2011 BMW X6 xDrive50i SACs and 2008-2011 M3 Sedan vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module or inflator depending on the vehicle model, free of charge. The recall began March 9, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
 






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