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Safety Features



2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible S

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Front Side Airbags With Head Protection
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2012 Chrysler Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible S
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible S
No recalls exist.
 


2011 BMW Z4 sDrive30i

  • Driver Airbag
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Driver and Passenger Knee Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front and Rear Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Emergency Fuel Shut-Off Device
  • BMW Advanced Safety System Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors, Turns On Interior Lights, Turns On Flashers and Disconnects Battery
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Crumple Zones
  • Fixed Hoop Safety Rollbars
  • Front 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2011 BMW Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive30i
2011 BMW Z4:

Bulletin Number: 010212
BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button to

Bulletin Number: 010212
BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button to

Bulletin Number: 010212
BMW NA has agreed to extend the emissions warranties of the turbocharger's wastegate to: ??8 years or 82,000 miles, whichever occurs first, as determined from the vehicle's original in-service date select the ""Vehicle Comment"" button to

Bulletin Number: 010414
External Engine Oil Leaks and Repairs. During the vehicle's operational life, normal engine oil seepage or sweating, in addition to accumulated road dust, dirt and grime in the engine compartment can cause the appearance of a more severe oi

Bulletin Number: 011014
Engine Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years Without Mileage Limitation. INFORMATION BMW of North America, LLC ("BMW NA") is extending the limited warranty for the Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units on cer

Bulletin Number: 011014
Engine Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units: Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years Without Mileage Limitation. INFORMATION BMW of North America, LLC ("BMW NA") is extending the limited warranty for the Camshaft (VANOS) Adjustment Units on cer

Bulletin Number: 111012
?N20 Engine: Repeated Juddering or Surging While Accelerating. The vehicle judders or surges repeatedly while accelerating in hot ambient temperatures between 3,000 RPM and 5,000 RPM. The Service Engine Soon lamp is not illuminated, and no

Bulletin Number: 111212
N20 Engine: Engine Oil Filter Application. INFORMATION The current version of EPC does not provide all available options for the engine oil filters that are used in the N20 engine. The illustrations below will help identify the proper engin

Bulletin Number: 11 13 15
THE PLASTIC OIL FILTER MIGHT FAIL WHICH WILL CAUSE A LEAKAGE TO THE INTERNAL AND /OR EXTERNAL ENGINE OIL OR COOLANT

Bulletin Number: 120212
INFORMATION This section only applies to vehicles that require cleaning the intake valve and intake ports. Refer to the applicable Service Information bulletin or ETK if carbon cleaning was not the root cause for the complaint. Reuse the st

Bulletin Number: 120415
SUBJECT DME Internal and Valvetronic Faults Set at Cold Ambient Temperatures. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) can be illuminated with the erroneous internal and Valvetronic faults stored in the DME. The MIL will only come on if the faul

Bulletin Number: 120415
SUBJECT DME Internal and Valvetronic Faults Set at Cold Ambient Temperatures. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) can be illuminated with the erroneous internal and Valvetronic faults stored in the DME. The MIL will only come on if the faul

Bulletin Number: 121210
"Engine Idle Speed Dips Too Low While Braking at Lower Vehicle Speeds. The engine speed may drop too low when slowing to a stop, braking at low road speeds, or while parking the car. This occurs intermittently, but can be more apparent when

Bulletin Number: 121210
"Engine Idle Speed Dips Too Low While Braking at Lower Vehicle Speeds. The engine speed may drop too low when slowing to a stop, braking at low road speeds, or while parking the car. This occurs intermittently, but can be more apparent when

Bulletin Number: 121412
SI B12 14 12 October 2014 Engine Electrical Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 14 12 dated February 2014. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N51, N52K, N52T and N55 Engine: Various Faults

Bulletin Number: 121412
"N51, N52K, N52T and N55 Engine: Various Faults Stored in DME Related to VANOS and Camshaft Position. INFORMATION Part NumberDescriptionQuantity 11 36 7 583 207Adjustment unit inlet camshaft (VANOS)1 11 36 7 583 208Adjustment unit outlet ca

Bulletin Number: 121412
N51, N52K, N52T and N55 Engine: Various Faults Stored in DME Related to VANOS and Camshaft Position. A rattling noise can be heard from the engine compartment; the engine exhibits a loss of power; and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illumin

Bulletin Number: 121513
?N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp and Engine Malfunction warning are illuminated, and the vehicle has reduced power output. This situation can occur as a customer complaint, or afte

Bulletin Number: 121513
N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated; Engine Malfunction warning is illuminated; and the vehicle has reduced power output. Various faults related to VANOS operation are s

Bulletin Number: 121513
N20 and N26 Engine: Various VANOS System Faults Stored in DME. The Service Engine Soon lamp and Engine Malfunction warning are illuminated, and the vehicle has reduced power output. Various faults related to VANOS operation are stored in th

Bulletin Number: 122011
N54, N54T - Catalytic Converter Conversion Faults Stored. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp could come on with one or both of the following faults stored in the DME: * 29F4: catalytic converter conversion - bank 1 * 29F5: catalytic convert

Bulletin Number: 122011
N54, N54T - Catalytic Converter Conversion Faults Stored. The Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp could come on with one or both of the following faults stored in the DME: * 29F4: catalytic converter conversion - bank 1 * 29F5: catalytic convert

Bulletin Number: 122112
"N51, N52K and N52T: Idle Fluctuation During Engine Warm-up Phase. After a cold engine start, the idle speed may be unstable or start fluctuating up and down slightly while the vehicle is stopped. On vehicles with automatic transmissions, r

Bulletin Number: 125506
N54: Diagnosis for DME FC 29DC/29F2/2FBF and Extended High-pressure Fuel Pump (HDP) Warranty Coverage.

Bulletin Number: 130213
N54 Engine: Fuel Pressure Control Test Plan Error. INFORMATION Not applicable.

Bulletin Number: 130409
"N54 Engine: Diagnosis of Cold Start Rough Running with Misfire Faults. The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Various misfire fault

Bulletin Number: 130409
The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Various misfire fault codes (e.g., 29CC, 29D2, 29D1, 29D0, 29C0, 29CF) may be stored in the D

Bulletin Number: 130409
"N54 Engine: Diagnosis of Cold Start Rough Running with Misfire Faults. The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Various misfire fault

Bulletin Number: 130409
The customer may complain that during the cold start in the morning, the engine runs very roughly and the Service Engine Soon lamp is illuminated. Various misfire fault codes (e.g., 29CC, 29D2, 29D1, 29D0, 29C0, 29CF) may be stored in the D

Bulletin Number: 130514
N20 and N26 Injector Replacement. INFORMATION When a defective high-pressure fuel injector is identified with an index "02" designation, as shown in the illustration below, all 4 injectors must be replaced at the same time. This bulletin on

Bulletin Number: 130514
N20 and N26 Injector Replacement. INFORMATION When a defective high-pressure fuel injector is identified with an index "02" designation, as shown in the illustration below, all 4 injectors must be replaced at the same time. This bulletin on

Bulletin Number: 130514
. INFORMATION To properly diagnose the customer's complaint, the applicable test plan for the misfire faults stored in the DME must be performed to avoid repeat repairs. If a misfire fault is not stored in the DME memory and an engine relat

Bulletin Number: 160313
N52K, N54 and N20 Engine - Noise from Fuel Tank. The customer complains of a noise from the underside rear portion of the vehicle. When diagnosed the noise is coming from the fuel tank. CAUSE A manufacturing defect inside the electric fuel

Bulletin Number: 160313
N52K, N54 and N20 Engine - Noise from Fuel Tank. The customer complains of a noise from the underside rear portion of the vehicle. When diagnosed the noise is coming from the fuel tank. CAUSE A manufacturing defect inside the electric fuel

Bulletin Number: 280114
DCT Transmission: Oil Leakage Diagnosis. INFORMATION Incorrect diagnosis of DCT (Double-clutch Transmission) oil leaks may lead to unnecessary part replacements and repeat customer repair visits. When diagnosing complaints related to DCT fl

Bulletin Number: 340713
Brake Fluid Maintenance Service: 36-Month Interval. The CBS displays the first brake fluid service as a 36-month interval from the date of production instead of the appropriate 24-month interval.

Bulletin Number: 340713
Brake Fluid Maintenance Service: 36-Month Interval. The coding in these vehicles has the CBS displaying the first brake fluid service as a 36-month interval from the date of production, instead of the appropriate 24-month interval.

Bulletin Number: 360211
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Functional Changes. INFORMATION There has been a disruption in the production and supply chain of certain electronic components. These events have influenced global manufacturing facilities, including the

Bulletin Number: 360211
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Functional Changes. INFORMATION There has been a disruption in the production and supply chain of certain electronic components. These events have influenced global manufacturing facilities, including the

Bulletin Number: 511011
Anti-trap Is Activated when Raising the Front Side Windows. When closing the front side windows using the convertible top switch or the central power window switch, one or both front side windows come to a stop at the top third travel area,

Bulletin Number: 511011
Anti-trap Is Activated when Raising the Front Side Windows. When closing the front side windows using the convertible top switch or the central power window switch, one or both front side windows come to a stop at the top third travel area,

Bulletin Number: 513608
"Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

Bulletin Number: 513608
"Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

Bulletin Number: 513608
"Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

Bulletin Number: 513608
"Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

Bulletin Number: 513608
"Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

Bulletin Number: 513608
"Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

Bulletin Number: 513608
"Outside Door Mirror Moves when Locking or Unlocking the Vehicle. The door mirror tilts immediately after unlocking or locking. The mirror position does not correspond to the memory position preset by the customer. Pressing the seat memory

Bulletin Number: 540414
Delivery Stop: Wiring Harness Sensor Rear Module. A Delivery Stop has been issued on certain 2014 model year E89 vehicles produced from March 26, 2014 through April 01, 2014. These vehicles may be faulty with the routing of the micro switch

Bulletin Number: 540414
Service Action: Wiring Harness Sensor Rear Module. The wiring harness for the convertible top rear module sensor may be positioned incorrectly, which can cause damage to the wiring harness. Incorrect positioning of the convertible top rear

Bulletin Number: 540414
Delivery Stop: Wiring Harness Sensor Rear Module. A Delivery Stop has been issued on certain 2014 model year E89 vehicles produced from March 26, 2014 through April 01, 2014. These vehicles may be faulty with the routing of the micro switch

Bulletin Number: 610314
Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on t

Bulletin Number: 610314
Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15┬░F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on

Bulletin Number: 610314
Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on t

Bulletin Number: 610314
Check Control Messages Related to Battery Charge During Cold Ambient Temperatures. On cold days with an outside ambient temperature of less than 15F, customers may notice a check control message related to the battery that is displayed on t

Bulletin Number: 611305
"Discharged Battery: Energy Diagnosis Must Be Performed. The electrical system of BMW vehicles has been subject to an ongoing development process over the last few years. This has led to increased demands being placed on the battery. This d

Bulletin Number: 611714
"Intelligent Battery Sensor Diagnosis Hints. The vehicle enters the workshop with one or more of the following complaints: * Check Control Message related to battery discharge * No-start condition * Consumer power reduction (reduced blower

Bulletin Number: 611714
"Intelligent Battery Sensor Diagnosis Hints. The vehicle enters the workshop with one or more of the following complaints: * Check Control Message related to battery discharge * No-start condition * Consumer power reduction (reduced blower

Bulletin Number: 630414
Delay in Automatic Driving Light Switching On/Off. When driving out of a tunnel or exiting underground parking, the automatic driving light remains switched on for two minutes, even in daylight. The automatic driving light switching on/off

Bulletin Number: 631410
Condensation builds up inside the taillight lens.

Bulletin Number: 641010
SI B64 10 10 Heating and Air Conditioning July 2014 Technical Service SUBJECT Howling/Rough Running Noise when the A/C Compressor is Engaged.

Bulletin Number: 650215
SiDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion

Bulletin Number: 650215
SiDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion

Bulletin Number: 650314
RAD2+ Radio: Background Noise with Audio Turned Off. Background noise (buzzing, crackling, static) can be heard: * At low audio volume * When the radio is turned off * When the ignition is turned off NOTE: Background noise stops when the ra

Bulletin Number: 650314
RAD2+ Radio: Background Noise with Audio Turned Off. Background noise (buzzing, crackling, static) can be heard: * At low audio volume * When the radio is turned off * When the ignition is turned off NOTE: Background noise stops when the ra

Bulletin Number: 650509
This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 05 09 dated July 2009. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC Headunit: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Car Information Computer (CIC) began replacing the Car Co

Bulletin Number: 650509
This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 05 09 dated July 2009. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC Headunit: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Car Information Computer (CIC) began replacing the Car Co

Bulletin Number: 650513
Basic SVS: Voice Recognition Inoperative After Programming. After programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48.x, the voice recognition (Basic SVS) is inoperative. NOTE: The Basic SVS only includes voice recognition for phone functions. Error

Bulletin Number: 650513
Basic SVS: Voice Recognition Inoperative After Programming. After programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48.x, the voice recognition (Basic SVS) is inoperative. NOTE: The Basic SVS only includes voice recognition for phone functions. Error

Bulletin Number: 650514
Traffic Information Is Inoperative. The traffic information is intermittently or permanently inoperative. * Traffic flow is not displayed on the navigation map. * The traffic list is empty. 1. The Offboard Availability (backend) system is

Bulletin Number: 651009
This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 10 09 dated March 2013. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT CIC head unit: Vehicle Position Is Missing or Incorrect on Navigation Map. The vehicle position is missing or incorrect

Bulletin Number: 651009
The vehicle position is missing or incorrect on the navigation map. The navigation system integrated in the Car Information Computer (CIC) is not calibrated correctly.

Bulletin Number: 651009
The vehicle position is missing or incorrect on the navigation map. The navigation system integrated in the Car Information Computer (CIC) is not calibrated correctly.

Bulletin Number: 651112
Intermittently Stored FM Radio Stations Default to FM 87.7. Intermittently, the stored FM radio stations default to FM 87.7 after vehicle start-up. CAUSE 1. Low battery voltage or voltage drop at the head unit 2. Radio station preset conta

Bulletin Number: 651310
In all audio modes (radio, CD, AUX-In, etc.), the audio output is distorted. It is more noticeable with high bass and high audio volume settings. There may also be an intermittent interference noise coming from the loudspeakers at low audio

Bulletin Number: 651310
In all audio modes (radio, CD, AUX-In, etc.), the audio output is distorted. It is more noticeable with high bass and high audio volume settings. There may also be an intermittent interference noise coming from the loudspeakers at low audio

Bulletin Number: 651310
In all audio modes (radio, CD, AUX-In, etc.), the audio output is distorted. It is more noticeable with high bass and high audio volume settings. There may also be an intermittent interference noise coming from the loudspeakers at low audio

Bulletin Number: 651512
Service Action: CIC - Install Navigation Road Map Database 2013. Before delivering affected vehicles to the customer, the Car Information Computer (CIC) road map database 2013 must be installed onto the CIC internal Hard Disc Drive (HDD).

Bulletin Number: 651512
"Service Action: CIC - Install Navigation Road Map Database 2013. Before delivering affected vehicles to the customer, the Car Information Computer (CIC) road map database 2013 must be installed onto the CIC internal Hard Disc Drive (HDD).

Bulletin Number: 652012
RAD2plus: Radio Causes Battery Drain. The vehicle's battery state of charge is very low after the vehicle was parked for a longer period of time (e.g., overnight). The RAD2+ radio doesn't allow the vehicle to enter full sleep mode, and cau

Bulletin Number: 652012
RAD2plus: Radio Causes Battery Drain. The vehicle's battery state of charge is very low after the vehicle was parked for a longer period of time (e.g., overnight). The RAD2+ radio doesn't allow the vehicle to enter full sleep mode, and cau

Bulletin Number: 652212
Service Action: CIC - Install Navigation Road Map Database 2013. The Car Information Computer (CIC) road map database 2013 must be installed onto the CIC internal Hard Disc Drive (HDD).

Bulletin Number: 652214
Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to pe

Bulletin Number: 652214
Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to pe

Bulletin Number: 652214
Automated Activation of Navigation System During PDI/QC1. INFORMATION Important: The INITIAL NAV enabling code no longer needs to be pre-ordered through the Parts department! When the vehicle is connected to the diagnostic system ISTA to pe

Bulletin Number: 652513
ConnectedDrive/BMW ASSIST Features Are Inoperative. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. * No traffic information (RTTI / ARTTI) * BMW ASSIST ""My Info"" service doesn't work. CAUSE The Electronic Subscriber Agr

Bulletin Number: 653009
Enabling Code FSC/SWT - Enabling the Navigation System Map at QC1. The navigation system is inoperative unless the map is enabled during the QC1 Pre-Delivery Check. INFORMATION New vehicles come equipped with a navigation road map that must

Bulletin Number: 653009
Enabling Code FSC/SWT - Enabling the Navigation System Map at QC1. The navigation system is inoperative unless the map is enabled during the QC1 Pre-Delivery Check. INFORMATION New vehicles come equipped with a navigation road map that must

Bulletin Number: 840114
ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Information and Availability. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. Examples of some of these features are listed below: * BMW Assist Inoperative ? SOS call ? Roadside Assistance c

Bulletin Number: 840114
ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Information and Availability. ConnectedDrive features are partially or completely inoperative. Examples of some of these features are listed below: * BMW Assist Inoperative ? SOS call ? Roadside Assistance c

Bulletin Number: 840214
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 tim

Bulletin Number: 8403014
iPhone: Connection Failures with iOS 7. There are various connectivity failures with the iPhone using iOS 7. Some examples are listed below: z Call disconnection z Contact List incomplete z General connection failures Apple software iOS 7 a

Bulletin Number: 840313
"Roadside Assistance and BMW Online Services Inoperative After Programming. Roadside Assistance and BMW Online services are inoperative after programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48 to 2.49.0. The symptoms are as follows: * BMW Online - No

Bulletin Number: 840313
"Roadside Assistance and BMW Online Services Inoperative After Programming. Roadside Assistance and BMW Online services are inoperative after programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48 or higher. The symptoms are as follows: * BMW Online - No

Bulletin Number: 840313
"Roadside Assistance and BMW Online Services Inoperative After Programming. Roadside Assistance and BMW Online services are inoperative after programming the vehicle with ISTA/P 2.48 to 2.49.0. The symptoms are as follows: * BMW Online - No

Bulletin Number: 840314
iPhone: Connection Failures with iOS 7. There are various connectivity failures with the iPhone using iOS 7. Some examples are listed below: * Call disconnection * Contact List incomplete * General connection failures CAUSE Apple software i

Bulletin Number: 840412
iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

Bulletin Number: 840412
iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

Bulletin Number: 840412
iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, and 3GS with iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION There is one major difference in functionality since iOS 8.0 was released. Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns his or her phone off. z He or

Bulletin Number: 840514
Service Action: Bluetooth Software (KISU Data) Update. This Service Action is being released to improve customer satisfaction as we strive to be number 1 in the JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS). This new KISU software improves the Blue

Bulletin Number: 840514
Service Action: Bluetooth Software (KISU Data) Update. This Service Action is being released to improve customer satisfaction as we strive to be number 1 in the JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS). This new KISU software improves the Blue

Bulletin Number: 840514
Service Action: Bluetooth Software (KISU Data) Update. This Service Action is being released to improve customer satisfaction as we strive to be number 1 in the JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS). This new KISU software improves the Blue

Bulletin Number: B010215
"SI B01 02 15 January 2016 Warranties This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 02 15 dated December 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N54 Engine Fuel Injectors - Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Mi

Bulletin Number: B010215
"N54 Engine Fuel Injectors - Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles. INFORMATION For the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (""BMW NA"") is extending the limited warranty for the fuel injectors to: 10 years/1

Bulletin Number: B010215
"N54 Engine Fuel Injectors - Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles. INFORMATION For the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (""BMW NA"") is extending the limited warranty for the fuel injectors to: 10 years/1

Bulletin Number: B010215
"SI B01 02 15 January 2016 Warranties This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 02 15 dated December 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N54 Engine Fuel Injectors - Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Mi

Bulletin Number: B011715
"SI B01 17 15 January 2016 Warranties. This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 17 15 dated December 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N54T Engine Fuel Injectors - Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 M

Bulletin Number: B011715
"N54T Engine Fuel Injectors - Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles. INFORMATION For the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (""BMW NA"") is extending the limited warranty for the fuel injectors to: 10 years/

Bulletin Number: B011715
"N54T Engine Fuel Injectors - Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 Miles. INFORMATION For the above-referenced vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (""BMW NA"") is extending the limited warranty for the fuel injectors to: 10 years/

Bulletin Number: B011715
"SI B01 17 15 January 2016 Warranties. This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B01 17 15 dated December 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT N54T Engine Fuel Injectors - Limited Warranty Extension to 10 Years/120,000 M

Bulletin Number: B012016
FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

Bulletin Number: B012016
FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

Bulletin Number: B012016
FOOTWELL MODULE: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 8 YEARS/125,000 MILES. When performing ISTA/D diagnosis and/or a programming procedure (software update) on an affected vehicle, the Footwell Module (FRM) could fail. There is a compatibility i

Bulletin Number: B090615
New programming feature: Exclusion of Infotainment Control Units from Programming. Programming with ISTA/P 3.57.4, or a more recent update, displays a new Pop-Up window providing options for systems programming.

Bulletin Number: B110115
Engine Oil Quick Reference Chart and Drain Plug Torque: The current version of ISTA/D has an error in the engine oil capacity specification for all vehicles with the N63R engine and xDrive.

Bulletin Number: B110315
N20 and N26 Engine: Oil Leaks from Cylinder Head Cover. There is an engine oil leakage under the vehicle, or the vehicle smells of engine oil. The cylinder head cover gasket is leaking engine oil due to loose retaining bolt(s).

Bulletin Number: B110515
"N20 and N55 Engine: Engine Oil Filter Application for Plastic Oil Filter Housing. The current version of EPC does not provide all available options for the engine oil filters used in the N20 and N55 engines produced with a ""plastic"" oil

Bulletin Number: B110616
N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME - Diagnostic Hints. The customer may complain about one of the following: Rough engine running Engine cannot be started (crank no start) Check Engine L

Bulletin Number: B110616
N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME - Diagnostic Hints This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 06 16 dated April 2016.. The customer may complain about one of t

Bulletin Number: B110616
N51, N52, N52K and N52T Engines: Various Eccentric Shaft Sensor Faults stored in the DME - Diagnostic Hints This Service Information bulletin and attachment supersedes SI B11 06 16 dated April 2016.. The customer may complain about one of t

Bulletin Number: B111012
N20 Engine: Repeated Juddering or Surging While Accelerating. The vehicle judders or surges repeatedly while accelerating in hot ambient temperatures between 3,000 RPM and 5,000 RPM. The Service Engine Soon lamp is not illuminated, and no f

Bulletin Number: B111315
The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

Bulletin Number: B111315
The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

Bulletin Number: B111315
The plastic oil filter housing may fail and lead to an internal and/or external engine oil or coolant leak.

Bulletin Number: B111417
N20 AND N26 ENGINES TURBOCHARGER ELECTRIC WASTEGATE ACTUATOR LINKAGE PIN CORROSION This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B11 14 17 dated February 2018.

Bulletin Number: B111615
?N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no dri

Bulletin Number: B111615
February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

Bulletin Number: B111615
?N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no dri

Bulletin Number: B111615
February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

Bulletin Number: B111615
February 2016 Engine Technical Service This Service Information Bulletin supersedes SI B11 16 15 dated September 2015 SUBJECT N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be

Bulletin Number: B111615
N20 and N26 engine: Smoke from Exhaust when Starting a Cold Engine. When starting a cold engine, blue smoke can be seen emitting from the exhaust tailpipe for approximately 10-20 seconds. No turbo charger boost faults are stored and no driv

Bulletin Number: B121516
"VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN 16E-A04: DME - OBD. The DME software calibration for exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) on board diagnosis (OBD) may not function correctly. This would not cause problems with the vehicle emissions, but cou

Bulletin Number: B121516
"VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN 16E-A04: DME - OBD. The DME software calibration for exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) on board diagnosis (OBD) may not function correctly. This would not cause problems with the vehicle emissions, but cou

Bulletin Number: B130315
"N20 and N26 Engines: ETK Injector Part Number Error. INFORMATION The current version of ETK has an error on screen 13_1417: ""High -pressure pump/Tubing."" When selecting the high-pressure pump, the screen states ""only in conjunction with

Bulletin Number: B130315
SI B13 03 15 February 2016 Fuel Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 03 15 dated March 2015 and replaces SI B13 04 13 dated March 2014. SUBJECT N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Inje

Bulletin Number: B130315
SI B13 03 15 February 2016 Fuel Systems Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B13 03 15 dated March 2015 and replaces SI B13 04 13 dated March 2014. SUBJECT N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Inje

Bulletin Number: B130315
?N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Injector ETK Part Number Error What's New: ? Identifying the injector type using the ISTA test plan ? Determining the injector part number using the new the parts table. The current versio

Bulletin Number: B130315
N20, N26, N55, N63TU, S63TU and S55 Engines: Bosch Injector ETK Part Number Error What's New: ? Procedure change: indentifying injector type using an ISTA test plan. . The current version of the ETK incorporates multiple part number errors

Bulletin Number: B360215
Valve Stem Replacement with Wheel Electronics. INFORMATION The valve stems are single-use only, and must be replaced every time the wheel electronics are replaced. If you loosen the nut (1), you must replace the valve stem. Failure to repla

Bulletin Number: B360215
Valve Stem Replacement with Wheel Electronics. INFORMATION The valve stems are single-use only, and must be replaced every time the wheel electronics are replaced. If you loosen the nut (1), you must replace the valve stem. Failure to repla

Bulletin Number: B511615
"Delivery Stop: Remove Engine Oil Label. Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. On affected vehicles, there i

Bulletin Number: B511615
"Delivery Stop: Remove Engine Oil Label. Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. On affected vehicles, there i

Bulletin Number: B511615
Affected vehicles in dealer inventory must not be retailed or delivered until the label is removed. Vehicles at ports of entry will be remedied prior to dealer delivery. On affected vehicles, there is an incorrect label regarding the appro

Bulletin Number: B513815
Door Brake Makes Squeaking Noise. The customer may complain of a squeaking noise when opening or closing either front door. Debris inclusions imbed into the door brake slide mechanism.

Bulletin Number: B513815
Door Brake Makes Squeaking Noise. The customer may complain of a squeaking noise when opening or closing either front door. Debris inclusions imbed into the door brake slide mechanism.

Bulletin Number: B620315
Door Open Message Displayed, Even Though Door Is Closed. The customer complains that while driving, a CCM (check control message) indicates the doors are open, even though they are closed. Also, sometimes the gong will sound and the interio

Bulletin Number: B650215
iDrive Controller Trim Peeling. The chrome ring on the iDrive controller is peeling. Poor chrome material adhesion.

Bulletin Number: B650216
SUBJECT Audio System Speaker Testing. For audio system speaker testing there is a NED (Non Electrical Diagnosis) Test Plan available. CAUSE We previously recommended use of the Audio Test CD (ATC) from BMW. This CD has been discontinued.

Bulletin Number: B650216
SUBJECT Audio System Speaker Testing. For audio system speaker testing there is a NED (Non Electrical Diagnosis) Test Plan available. CAUSE We previously recommended use of the Audio Test CD (ATC) from BMW. This CD has been discontinued.

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: B650709
NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

Bulletin Number: B650709
NAVIGATION SYSTEM: REPORTING MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:

Bulletin Number: B650815
"Google(tm) Local Search Inactive. When searching for a Point of Interest (POI) in the navigation menu, the ""Google(tm) Local Search"" option cannot be selected. The POI search option ""Google(tm)Local Search"" is not activated."

Bulletin Number: B652516
USB CABLE: BATTERY DISCHARGE/AUDIO FAILURE/RADIO RECEPTION. No sound from the radio, telephone, gong signal and or PDC. Poor radio reception and failure of the telematics systems. Possible Check Control system message: o Battery discharge w

Bulletin Number: B652516
USB CABLE: BATTERY DISCHARGE/AUDIO FAILURE/RADIO RECEPTION. No sound from the radio, telephone, gong signal and or PDC. Poor radio reception and failure of the telematics systems. Possible Check Control system message: o Battery discharge w

Bulletin Number: B840214
ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist System Diagnosis Information

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: B840215
Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

Bulletin Number: B840215
Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

Bulletin Number: B840215
Cannot Update Bluetooth Software (KISU Data). The vehicle does not accept the KISU (Customer Initiated Software Update) software update.

Bulletin Number: B840311
?Telematics Device Spares Replacement Part Activation via DCSnet for BMW Assist What's New: ? Model: All models added along with 6AC option code ? Situation: All information added ? Information: Deleted CDMA related information and added a

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
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
Bluetooth Connection Failures: There are various connectivity failures with the following devices: Apple iPhones: Samsung S6 and the S6 Edge.

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: 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: B840316
SERVICE ACTION: GSM COMBOX DEACTIVATION / DISCONTINUATION WITH 4 YEAR ASSIST SERVICE. What's New: ? Model: Option code removed to prevent confusion about affected vehicles ? Situation: Information added about Bluetooth functionality that is

Bulletin Number: B840514
One or both of the situations listed below may be encountered: ? Android device connection stability (dropped calls) ? Third-Party App Metadata: The album art and song title do not update when streaming audio from Pandora or Spotify, etc. N

Bulletin Number: B840816
The underlying 2G technology for the GSM (Global System Mobile communication) COMBOX will no longer be supported by the cellular network providers after December 31, 2016. This COMBOX and the BMW Assist services that use its functionality w

Bulletin Number: BMWNOV1213
The Delivery Stop issued on November 22 for certain 2014 model year E89 vehicles produced from March to June 2013, remains in effect. The fuel pump pressure regulator could cause a noise that is audible to the driver. The fuel pump still fu

Bulletin Number: BMWNOV1313
A Delivery Stop has been issued on certain 2014 model year E89 vehicles produced from March to June 2013. The fuel pump pressure regulator could cause a noise that is audible to the driver. The fuel pump still functions properly in this cas

Bulletin Number: SIB-01-10-14
BMW: THE CAMSHAFT (VANOS) ADJUSTMENT UNITS, ON CERTAIN VEHICLE, HAD THE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENDED, WITHOUT THE LIMITATION OF MILEAGE, TO 10 YEARS. *PE

Bulletin Number: SIB-24-02-15
BMW: ON TRANSMISSION SIDE, IN SOME VEHICLES, THE TRANSMISSION FLUID IS LEAKING AROUND THE AREA OF THE OIL COOLER LINES CAUSING UNFAVORABLE COOLING LINE CONNECTION TOLERANCES TO DAMAGE O RINGS. MODEL E84 (X1), E89 (Z4), F22 & 23 (2 SERIES)

Bulletin Number: SIB-24-02-15
BMW: ON TRANSMISSION SIDE, IN SOME VEHICLES, THE TRANSMISSION FLUID IS LEAKING AROUND THE AREA OF THE OIL COOLER LINES CAUSING UNFAVORABLE COOLING LINE CONNECTION TOLERANCES TO DAMAGE O RINGS. MODEL E84 (X1), E89 (Z4), F22 & 23 (2 SERIES)

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-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.

 
Recalls for 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive30i
2011 BMW Z4
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V044000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/2009 - 06/01/2011
Potential Units Affected: 516791
Defect Description:
BMW is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 1-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured December 2007 through September 2011; and 2007-2011 3-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured March 2007 through October 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sedans manufactured March 2007 through October 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sports wagons manufactured March 2007 through June 2011; and 2009-2011 Z4 vehicles manufactured March 2009 through June 2011. In February 2013, BMW recalled 504,545 vehicles. In July 2013, BMW informed the agency that it was adding 1-Series, 3-Series, and Z4 vehicles, representing an additional 12,094 vehicles. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 516,791. The connector for the positive battery cable connector and the corresponding terminal on the fuse box may degrade over time. Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle.
Consequence:
If there is a loss of electrical power to the vehicle, the vehicle may unexpectedly stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the positive battery cable connector and secure it with an improved method, free of charge. The recall began on March 13, 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
2011 BMW Z4
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V044000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/2009 - 06/01/2011
Potential Units Affected: 516791
Defect Description:
BMW is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 1-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured December 2007 through September 2011; and 2007-2011 3-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured March 2007 through October 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sedans manufactured March 2007 through October 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sports wagons manufactured March 2007 through June 2011; and 2009-2011 Z4 vehicles manufactured March 2009 through June 2011. In February 2013, BMW recalled 504,545 vehicles. In July 2013, BMW informed the agency that it was adding 1-Series, 3-Series, and Z4 vehicles, representing an additional 12,094 vehicles. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 516,791. The connector for the positive battery cable connector and the corresponding terminal on the fuse box may degrade over time. Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle.
Consequence:
If there is a loss of electrical power to the vehicle, the vehicle may unexpectedly stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the positive battery cable connector and secure it with an improved method, free of charge. The recall began on March 13, 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
2011 BMW Z4
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V044000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/2009 - 06/01/2011
Potential Units Affected: 516791
Defect Description:
BMW is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 1-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured December 2007 through September 2011; and 2007-2011 3-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured March 2007 through October 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sedans manufactured March 2007 through October 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sports wagons manufactured March 2007 through June 2011; and 2009-2011 Z4 vehicles manufactured March 2009 through June 2011. In February 2013, BMW recalled 504,545 vehicles. In July 2013, BMW informed the agency that it was adding 1-Series, 3-Series, and Z4 vehicles, representing an additional 12,094 vehicles. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 516,791. The connector for the positive battery cable connector and the corresponding terminal on the fuse box may degrade over time. Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle.
Consequence:
If there is a loss of electrical power to the vehicle, the vehicle may unexpectedly stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the positive battery cable connector and secure it with an improved method, free of charge. The recall began on March 13, 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
2011 BMW Z4
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V176000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 01/01/2010 - 02/28/2011
Potential Units Affected: 156137
Defect Description:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 128i Coupe, 128i Convertible, 328i Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan, 328i Coupe, 328i Convertible, 328i Sports Wagon and Z4 sDrive 30i, 2011-2012 135i Coupe, 135i Convertible, 335i Sedan, X5 xDrive 35i, and X6 xDrive 35i, 2011 335i xDrive Sedan, 335i Coupe, 335i Convertible, 528i Sedan, 535i Sedan, 535i xDrive Sedan, X3 xDrive 28i, and X3 xDrive 35i, 2010 X3 xDrive 30i, and X5 xDrive 30i, 2012 640i Coupe, and 640i Convertible and 2010-2012 535i Gran Turismo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that secure the housing for the variable camshaft timing adjustment (VANOS) unit can loosen over time and may possibly break.
Consequence:
If the bolts loosen or break the engine may have reduced power or stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the four VANOS housing bolts for both VANOS units (intake and exhaust), free of charge. In addition, owners of approximately 170,172 model year 2010-2012 BMW vehicles equipped with inline 6 cylinder engines not covered by this recall, will receive an extended warranty to address this condition. The recall began on September 24, 2014. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417.
2011 BMW Z4
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V067000
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 01/17/2011 - 04/29/2011
Potential Units Affected: 8752
Defect Description:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2011-2012 135i Coupe, 1 Series M Coupe and 135i Convertible vehicles, 2011 Z4 sDrive 35i, 335i, 335d, 335i Coupe, 335is Coupe, 335i Convertible, 335is Convertible, 535i, 535i xDrive, 535i Gran Turismo and 550i xDrive Gran Turismo vehicles and 2012 740i and 740Li vehicles. The rear driveshaft constant velocity (CV) joint on the affected vehicles may fatigue and break.
Consequence:
If the CV joint breaks, the vehicle may have a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear driveshaft CV joint and, based on its production date, will replace it, free of charge. The recall began April 21, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2011 BMW Z4
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V683000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates: 06/19/2006 - 08/24/2011
Potential Units Affected: 740561
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
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.
Action to take:
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.
 






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