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2015 BMW i8 2dr Cpe
CTY: N/A HWY: N/A CMB: 28 (Est)
Engine/Fuel: 3 Cylinder Engine/Turbocharged /1.5 L/91 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3
Transmission: Automatic w/OD
Door/Body Style: /Coupe
Drive Type: All Wheel Drive
Prices/WarrantySee the prices and various warranties offered.
- MSRP: $136,500
- Invoice Price: $126,080
- Destination Charge: $
- Basic (Month): 48
- Basic (Mileage): 50,000
- Powertrain (Month): 48
- Powertrain (Mileage): 50,000
- Rust (Month):
- Rust (Mileage):
Engine & EmissionsView engine and emission data on this vehicle.
- Engines & Emissions
- 3 Cylinder Engine
- Type of Engine: 3 Cylinder Engine/Turbocharged
- Displacement (CC): 1.5 L/91
- Fuel System: Direct Gasoline Injection
- Horsepower @ RPM: 357 @ 5800
- Torque @ RPM: 420
- Fuel Type: Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3
DimensionsSee the interior and exterior dimensions.
- Exterior Dimensions
- Track Front: 64.7
- Track Rear: 67.8
- Overall Length (in): 184.9
- Overall Width (in): 76.5
- Overall Height (in): 50.8
- Wheelbase (in): 110.2
- Curb weight (lbs): 3455
- Interior Dimensions
- Seating capacity - Standard: 4
- Seating Capacity - Maximum: 5
- Headroom front (in): 38.7
- Headroom rear (in): 32.4
- Leg room front (in): 43.1
- Leg room rear (in): 28.2
- Shoulder room front (in): 56.7
- Shoulder room rear (in): 49.6
FeaturesSee the features of this vehicle.
- Black Grille w/Metal-Look Surround
- Black Side Windows Trim
- Body-Colored Front Bumper
- Body-Colored Power Heated Auto Dimming Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
- Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Colored Bumper Insert
- Colored Bodyside Insert
- Composite/Aluminum Panels
- Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
- Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Delay-Off
- LED Brakelights
- Light Tinted Glass
- Metallic Paint
- Perimeter/Approach Lights
- Spare Tire Mobility Kit
- Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets
- Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
- Tires: P215/45 R20 Front & P245/40 R20 Rear
- Trunk Rear Cargo Access
- Wheels: 20" x 7.5 Front & 20" x 8.5 Rear -inc: BMW i light alloy W spoke, Style 470
- Wheels w/Machined w/Painted Accents Accents
- Climate Control
- Multi-Zone A/C
- 11 Speakers
- 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
- 360w Regular Amplifier
- AM/FM Stereo
- Audio Theft Deterrent
- Automatic Equalizer
- Auxiliary Audio Input
- Bluetooth Connection
- CD Player
- Digital Signal Processor
- Enhanced USB & Bluetooth w/Smartphone Integration
- Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
- harman/kardon Premium Sound
- MP3 Player
- Premium Sound System
- Radio: Multicast FM Stereo w/HD
- Radio w/Seek-Scan, In-Dash Mounted Single CD, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Aux Audio Input Jack, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation, Radio Data System, External Memory Control and 20 Gb Internal Memory
- Real-Time Traffic Display
- Satellite Radio
- Satellite Radio w/1 Year Subscription
- Smart Device Integration
- Window Grid Diversity Antenna
- Aluminum Wheels
- Tire Pressure Monitor
- Tires - Front Performance
- Tires - Rear Performance
- Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
- Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
- Driver Vanity Mirror
- Heated Mirrors
- Mirror Memory
- Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
- Passenger Vanity Mirror
- Power Mirror(s)
- Power Windows
- Rear Defrost
Safety FeaturesView the built in safety features included.
- Safety Features
- ABS And Driveline Traction Control
- Airbag Occupancy Sensor
- BMW Assist eCall Emergency S.O.S
- Brake Assist
- Cross-Traffic Alert
- Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
- Daytime Running Lights
- Driver Air Bag
- Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
- Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
- Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
- Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
- Forward Collision and Rear Collision
- Front And Rear Parking Sensors
- Front Camera, Left/Right Side Cameras and Back-Up Camera
- Front Head Air Bag
- Front Side Air Bag
- Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
- Knee Air Bag
- Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners
- Passenger Air Bag
- Passenger Air Bag Sensor
- Rear Head Air Bag
- Side Impact Beams
- Stability Control
- Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
- Traction Control
- Keyless Entry
- Power Door Locks
- Braking & Traction
- 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
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Fuel Economy GuideResearch the yearly spend on gasoline for every BMW Hybrid in our database.
The fuel economy calculations assume annual mileage of 15,000 miles, 45% of which is highway miles and 55% city miles and fuel costs of $2.79 per gallon. These figures can be adjusted to more accurately reflect your driving style and fuel costs in your area:
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Service Bulletins for 2015 BMW Hybrid
2015 BMW I8 Bulletin Number: 000614 BMW Early Warning Information Program. To ensure both initial and long-term quality, we are asking for your participation in the BMW Early Warning Information program. We would like feedback on the BMW models shown in the table below, which Bulletin Number: 012114 BMW i Charging Station/Wallbox: Limited (Parts) Warranty Policy, Procedures and Servicing. BMW NA, Schneider Electric (the BMW i Charging Station/Wallbox manufacturer), Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Service Solutions (BMW's Installation Serv Bulletin Number: 120615 SUBJECT DME Erroneous Super-knocking Faults. When decelerating with the engine speed dropping from 5,000 rpm to 4,500 rpm, one of the following erroneous super-knocking faults may be stored in the DME: z FC 152108 - Super-knocking in cylind Bulletin Number: 122014 Service Action: Drive Module Harness Edge Protection. The wiring harness for the drive module (rear engine compartment) is routed in close proximity to the ISOFIX reinforcement bracket. During unfavorable conditions, the harness may rub aga Bulletin Number: 12 22 15 THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT (MIL) IS ON-AND-OFF LIT UP IN THE INSTRUMENT GROUP, AND FAULT CODE. *MA Bulletin Number: 122314 "Service Action: Program Control Units (OBD). If certain faults are stored, the OBD ""freeze frame"" data is not properly stored." Bulletin Number: 123214 Service Engine Soon (MIL) Lamp Illuminated with No Relevant Faults. INFORMATION If an i3 or i8 is brought in for service with a Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp illuminated, or with a customer concern that the MIL is intermittently illuminate Bulletin Number: 161314 Service Action: Replace Fuel Tank Supply Unit. The internal sealing of the fuel tank pressure sensor fitted in the fuel supply unit may fail. As a result, the sensor may read an incorrect value and set a fault code for the fuel tank evapora Bulletin Number: 17 02 15 THE CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE "DRIVE CHECK" IS SHOWING IN THE CC ACCORDING TO CUSTOMER COMPLAINS. *MA Bulletin Number: 310414 Service Action: Retorque Stiffening Plate Bolts on Front and Rear Axle. On the front and rear axle stiffening plate bolts, the intended tightening torque may not have been reached during assembly. Bulletin Number: 32 02 15 WHEN MANEUVERING OR CONTROLLING UNDER CURVES, YOU CAN HEAR CRACKLING NOISES FROM THE STEERING COLUMN AREA DUE TO THE UNIVERSAL JOINT ON THE STEERING SPINDLE. *MA Bulletin Number: 341014 SUBJECT Intermittent Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) Warning Lamp After Low Current Recharging. After recharging the vehicle using the low current setting, the DSC warning lights (ABS, DSC, Brake) may be displayed for a short time (approxim Bulletin Number: 36 03 15 BMW - WHEEL INTERFACE WITH THE BRAKE DISC MIGHT HAVE CUSTOMER COMPLAINING ABOUT TICKING AND CHIRPING NOISES FROM THE FRONT AND REAR AXLE *MA Bulletin Number: 513514 Service Action: Check Underbody Panel. Improper transportation loading may damage the vehicle's underbody panel in the area around the central screw connections. If the screw connection is missing or damaged, the underbody panel may vibrate Bulletin Number: 613614 Service Action: Replace Neck Warmer Control Unit. The control unit for the rear seat neck warmer may not be coded correctly. This causes the neck warmer to malfunction. Incorrect coding of the neck warmer control unit Bulletin Number: 651312 This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 13 12 dated September 2012. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Headunit High: Navigation System Road Map Usage. INFORMATION The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replac 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: 710115 This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B71 01 15 dated January 2015. PERFORM THE PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN THIS SERVICE INFORMATION ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES BEFORE CUSTOMER DELIVERY OR THE NEXT TIME THEY ARE IN THE SHOP FOR MAINTENANCE Bulletin Number: 840115 "MSUBJECT iPhone and iOS 8.x Information. INFORMATION With the release of iOS 8.0, please be aware of the important functional change noted below: Scenario: z The customer leaves the vehicle and turns the phone off. z He or she turns the ph 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: B000614 ?SI B00 06 14April 2015 Maintenance and General HintsTechnical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B00 06 14 dated March 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT BMW Early Warning Information Program. Bulletin Number: B000616 ?June 2016 Maintenance and General Hints: technical Service Plugin Hybrids, (PHEV) MPGe Fuel Economy Rating. Bulletin Number: B011318 X5 PHEV, I3 REX AND I8 FUEL TANK PRESSURE SENSOR: LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 10 YEARS/120,000 MILES: For the eligible vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) is extending the limited warranty for the vehicle├òs Fuel Tank Pressure Sen 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: 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). In the situation being described the fault 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 DME. Bulletin Number: B111515 i8 with B38T Engine: Various Faults Related to Engine Oil Pressure. The engine malfunction warning and the engine oil pressure warning is illuminated. One or more of the following faults are stored in the DME: ? 1C2002 Engine oil pump: pres Bulletin Number: B120416 Engine will not Start (No Crank). The engine will not crank or the engine loses power while driving, followed by a no crank situation. There is no communication with the DME when diagnosing with ISTA (DME is yellow on control unit tree). In Bulletin Number: B120518 MIL ILLUMINATED AFTER PROGRAMMING WITH ISTA 4.08.1X: After programming the vehicle with ISTA 4.08.1x (I level 17-11-520), the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is displayed in the instrument cluster but there are no MIL relevant fault codes Bulletin Number: B120818 ROUGH RUNNING AND VARIOUS VANOS FAULTS STORED: The check engine light is illuminated and the vehicle may run rough at idle and while driving. Bulletin Number: B120917 SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAM CONTROL UNITS. The HV system is being shut off without a request from the driver. Erroneous fault memories can lead to unnecessary MIL activation. After starting the vehicle, the displayed electric range quickly redu Bulletin Number: B121419 The fault memory lock in Digital Motor Electronics (DME) control unit was not activated. An activated lock would prevent the manual deletion of permanent fault codes. The DME fault memory lock has not been set. Bulletin Number: B121618 ENGINE OIL CBS DATA WILL NOT RESET: Service Interval Indicator (SIA) for the engine oil Condition Based Service (CBS) cannot be reset or corrected via the instrument cluster or diagnostic tester. Bulletin Number: B122116 "SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) - IHKA FC 8013A3. The malfunction indictor lamp (MIL) illuminates at start-up or during trip. Heating function is usually working properly. Fault code 8013A3 "" Electric auxiliary heater (high voltage): OBD temper Bulletin Number: B122215 "Service Engine Soon (MIL): EME FC 222321. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) is intermittently illuminated in the instrument cluster, and fault code 222321 ""Inverter, current sensor phase U, signal: Too great"" is stored in the Electric Bulletin Number: B122319 DIAGNOSTIC HINT: CATALYTIC CONVERTER INSPECTION AFTER LOSS OF CRANKSHAFT SIGNAL. In certain situations when the crankshaft position signal is lost while driving the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and an engine malfunction check control me Bulletin Number: B122715 Service Engine Soon (MIL) - IHKA FC 801375 & 8013A3 This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B12 27 15 dated November 2015. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) is currently or intermittently illuminated in the instrument cluster and Bulletin Number: B122715 "Service Engine Soon (MIL) - IHKA FC 801375. The Service Engine Soon light (MIL) is currently or intermittently illuminated in the instrument cluster and fault code 801375 ""Electric auxiliary heater (high voltage) is stored: Temporary faul 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: B122815 "EME Fault Code: 2228BF. Check control message (CCM) 170 ""Drivetrain fault"" is displayed in the instrument cluster and fault code 2228BF ""EME: internal fault (drive position monitoring)"" is stored in the Electrical Machine Electronics ( Bulletin Number: B123015 "EME Fault Code: 222011. ? It is not possible to engage any drive position and/or the display on the gear selector switch (GWS) returns back to ""P"" and ""P"" begins to flash. ? Check Control Messages (CCM): 170 ""Drivetrain fault!"" and/o Bulletin Number: B123214 "Service Engine Soon (MIL) Lamp Illuminated with No Relevant Faults. INFORMATION If an i3 or i8 is brought in for service with a Service Engine Soon (MIL) lamp illuminated, or with a customer concern that the MIL is intermittently illuminat Bulletin Number: B123515 "Shift Delay or Loss of Power in ""MAX eDrive"" Mode. In rare cases, when driving in ""MAX eDrive"" mode (LED on eDRIVE button lit up) and the highvoltage battery SOC is 100%, the following vehicle behavior may occur: ? A shift delay of up Bulletin Number: B123815 Various Software Fixes and Improvements. A number of undesirable conditions exist in these vehicles. This bulletin addresses the following customer complaints, system faults and improvements: ? Broken motor mount potential - (i3, SI B22 01 Bulletin Number: B160518 ?SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE FUEL TANK DELIVERY UNIT I12 US. The pressure temperature sensor installed in the fuel delivery module can develop internal leaks. As a result, fuel may get into the sensor which might result in the sensor displayin Bulletin Number: B160815 i8 - Insufficient Fuel Tank Refilling Recognition. After vehicle runs out of fuel (fuel tank completely empty), refilling by a small volume of gasoline (less than 1.5 gallon) is not sufficient to start the combustion engine. The DME does no Bulletin Number: B170215 "FC 20A503: Turbocharger Coolant Pump, Self-diagnosis. The customer complains that the Check Control Message ""Drive Check"" (ID49) is displayed in the CC. The corresponding fault code 20A503 (Turbocharger coolant pump: signal implausible) Bulletin Number: B170218 PROPER COOLANT BLEEDING PROCEDURE (I12): One or more of the following Check Control (CC) messages are displayed: Bulletin Number: B170318 CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE "TOP UP COOLANT" (I12). The top up coolant message is displayed in the central display (CC message ID 166). Bulletin Number: B220215 Knocking Noise from Right Rear Area of the Vehicle. A knocking noise can be heard from the right rear area of the vehicle when driving on uneven road surfaces. Replace the right hand engine mount. Bulletin Number: B220315 Squeaking Noises from Rear of Vehicle. Squeaking noises coming from the rear area may be heard in the vehicle interior when driving over rough or uneven road surfaces Friction between the engine mount and its contact surface with the rear Bulletin Number: B240115 "Incorrect Tightening Torques for E-Transmission. INFORMATION The tightening torques in Repair Instruction 27 00 035, ""Remove and refit the E-Transmission I12"" found in the current ISTA/D, are incorrect. Until the torque values are correc Bulletin Number: B320215 Crackling Noises from Area Around Steering Column. There are crackling noises from the area around the steering column when steering into bends or maneuvering Bulletin Number: B330219 The drivability/steering behavior appears inconsistent. Rear axle stiffening plate. Bulletin Number: B330616 "SERVICE ACTION: CHECK AND REPLACE THE LEFT REAR AXLE SHAFT. The left rear output shaft may break. This could cause damage to the surrounding components at the left rear of the vehicle. AFFECTED VEHICLES This Service Action involves certain 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 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: B340616 "DSC ""WHEEL SPEED SENSOR"" FAULT CODES AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP- DIAGNOSTIC. 1. DSC's fault codes stored from two different wheel speed sensors (both front or both rear): 4809B0 - wheel speed sensor - front left - drive off recogniti Bulletin Number: B360115 Check Control Message: Tire Pressure Monitor (RDCi) Failure. A Check Control Message states Tire Pressure Monitor (RDCi) has failed CAUSE Hardware in the remote control unit (FBD3 antenna) Bulletin Number: B360115 SI B36 01 15 February 2016 Wheel and Tires Technical Service This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 36 01 15 dated October 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Check Control Message: Tire Pressure Monitor (RDCi) Failur 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: B360315 Interference Noise from Wheel Assembly. The customer may complain about: ? A ticking noise from the front axle, and/or ? A chirping noise from the rear axle The noise is noticeable while driving at slow speeds next to concrete road barriers Bulletin Number: B370117 ?NOISE/LEAK AT REAR AXLE SPRING STRUT . Rattle/thumping noise in the area of the rear axle Rear axle spring strut leaking oil Rear axle spring strut. Bulletin Number: B511315 Front Windows Reverse Direction when Being Used. When the customer closes one of the front side windows using the one-touch feature, the window reverses direction and opens automatically. CAUSE Faulty window motor 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: 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: 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: B511715 Check Control Message ""Fuel tank system faulty"" is displayed. The Check Control Message ""Fuel tank system faulty"" is displayed in the instrument cluster. One or more of the following fault codes are stored: ""806010 - Refueling button: 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: B512015 Window Regulator Noise when Opening or Closing Side Window. A loud cracking noise from the front door power window regulator occurs when opening or closing the right side or left side window. CAUSE Faulty power window regulator Bulletin Number: B512016 Door Will Not Go Up All The Way. The driver's side or passenger's side door may not open to the highest position. Insufficient lifting force from gas pressurized damper spring. Bulletin Number: B512316 SNOW IN ENTRANCE AREA. CAUSE Excessive clearance in door sill area. CORRECTION Replace entrance cover and entrance molding on both sides. 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: B513016 TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS: Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked. Bulletin Number: B513016 TAILGATE UNINTENTIONALLY OPENS. Trunk/tailgate may open when vehicle is locked. Trunk/tailgate may open while the vehicle is in motion. Usually after stopping, such as a traffic light etc. Vehicle key trunk/tailgate button may accidentally Bulletin Number: B514015 Inside Front Door Handle Makes Cracking Noise. Customer states there is a cracking noise when pulling on the inside door handle. CAUSE Front door trim panel loose on right or left side. Bulletin Number: B514215 "The support element for the left side C-pillar trim may become loose during its service life. The support element may not have been tightened correctly. AFFECTED VEHICLES Vehicles which require this Service Action to be completed will sho 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: B520418 CREAKING NOISE FROM FRONT SEAT CUSHION: A creaking noise, as demonstrated in video https://tinyurl.com/V520118 , can be heard from the vicinity of the front seat cushion (Foam padding). Bulletin Number: B610216 CSC Communication Errors. The vehicle cannot be put into drive readiness or the high voltage system could automatically deactivate during driving. Failure of communication on the CAN bus due to one or more faulty cell supervision circuits ( Bulletin Number: B610416 "Fault Code 222C02 - Modified Procedure for Exchanging EME. EME needs to be programmed after replacement. Programming can cause fault code ""222C02 - Electronic immobilizer protection against tampering: expected response implausible"" to be 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: B610516 The Horns Fail to Operate. When the horn is activated, one or both horns fail to work. Mechanical defect of the horn(s) Bulletin Number: B610619 HIGH VOLTAGE DIAGNOSTIC SPECIALIST TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT STRATEGY. INFORMATION The ST1821 High Voltage Diagnostic Specialist Certification (HVS) is the next step in the E-mobility service strategy for BMW technicians. Bulletin Number: B610715 Charging Stops when Using ""Occasional Use"" Cable. When charging the vehicle with the Occasional Use Cable (OUC), and the charge rate set to ""Min"" in the CID, charging may switch off during the charge cycle. In rare cases, the vehicle m 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: B611015 "i8: Retrofitting High-Voltage Battery Ground Cables. INFORMATION Part Number Covered under the terms of the Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks. Covered under the terms of the BMW Certified Pre-Owned Program when necessary 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: B611018 THE DISPLAY GOES BLACK, VEHICLE DOESNT START AGAIN AFTER SWITCHING THE ENGINE OFF.: On board computer and navigation system goes black or resets. Bulletin Number: B611517 ?SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAMMING CONTROL MODULES FOR OBD COMPLIANCE. Communication between the HV Battery Control Module (SME) and the HV Electrical Machine Electronics (EME) may be disrupted. The Check Engine Light may not be illuminated when Bulletin Number: B611517 SERVICE ACTION: PROGRAMMING CONTROL MODULES FOR OBD COMPLIANCE. Communication between the HV Battery Control Module (SME) and the HV Electrical Machine Electronics (EME) may be disrupted. The Check Engine Light may not be illuminated when Bulletin Number: B611816 "DRIVETRAIN MALFUNCTION & SME FC 21F0E3. Red Check Control message (CCM) " Drive: Check as soon as possible" Fault Code 21F0E3 "High-voltage electrical system: Insulation resistance below threshold (fault)" stored in the battery management 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. CAUSE When the stee 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: B611918 STANDARD OCCASIONAL USE CABLE CHARGING COMPLAINT TROUBLESHOOTING This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 19 18 dated November 2018. Bulletin Number: B612015 Check Control Messages for the 12 Volt Battery are Displayed. Sporadically, one or more of the following Check Control Messages may be displayed. The vehicle starts without problems and after a key cycle, the messages are gone. ID 229 - "" Bulletin Number: B612315 The Low Washer Fluid Warning Light is illuminated when the Washer Fluid Tank is Full This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B61 23 15 dated April 2016. Bulletin Number: B612617 Charging of the high voltage battery is interrupted and will not complete. A change in the job structure in ISTA causes the BDC to open the 30B relay unexpectedly. 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: 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: B620815 Instrument Cluster intermittently inoperative. Intermittently the Instrument Cluster (Kombi) numerical displays are shown as just a line/dash. 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: B621215 INSTRUMENT CLUSTER OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE DISPLAY IMPLAUSIBLE: In the Instrument Cluster (Kombi) display you may observe an implausible outside temperature reading. Bulletin Number: B630216 "High Beam Laser Light Information. INFORMATION Laser headlights will be available as optional equipment SA5AZ. The laser headlight is a combined LED/laser headlight. Low- and high-beam headlights are generated by LEDs, as in LED headlight. Bulletin Number: B630516 HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside. Bulletin Number: B630516 "HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION. Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside. Water inside the headlights can be caused by two situations: Water/moisture ing Bulletin Number: B640419 INTERMITTENT HEATER OUTPUT. Intermittently the vehicle has no heater output. Bulletin Number: B640419 Intermittently the vehicle has no heater output. Bulletin Number: B640718 STATIONARY CLIMATE CONTROL NOT POSSIBLE WHEN SET FOR DEPARTURE TIME BETWEEN 0:00 AND 0:30 TIME RANGE: The programmed stationary climate control ventilation function does not switch on when the departure time is set between 0:00 and 0:30 tim Bulletin Number: B640816 Reduced or No HVAC Heat Output. I12 & F30 PHEV - The heat is not functioning during electric driving and/or the heat output is reduced or fluctuating when driving with the combustion engine. I01 - The heat is not functioning at all. The iss 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: B641316 A/C FAILURE: FC 801252 ELECTRIC A/C COMPRESSOR: INTERNAL FAULT DETECTED: Air conditioning (A/C) failure with IHKA fault code "801252 - Electric A/C compressor: Internal fault detected". Bulletin Number: B641316 A/C FAILURE: FC 801252 ELECTRIC A/C COMPRESSOR: INTERNAL FAULT DETECTED. Air conditioning (A/C) failure with IHKA fault code ""801252 - Electric A/C compressor: Internal fault detected"". IHKA software fault in the versions detailed in the Bulletin Number: B641318 INSUFFICENT AIR COMING FROM VENTS. Air quantity from vents does not chance with blower speed. Bulletin Number: B650516 "False Alarms of the Anti-Theft Alarm System. The alarm (DWA) siren continues to activate after locking vehicle An ""unapproved"" device is connected to the On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) port of the vehicle. This keeps the Ethernet communicati Bulletin Number: B650616 ?NBT HEAD UNIT ABORTS IMPORT OF CD Whats New: ? G12 (7 Series) removed ? I01 (i3) removed ? Warranty Section updated for removal of G12 and I01 . While importing a CD to the internal music collection of an NBT head unit the process aborts. Bulletin Number: B650616 NBT Head Unit Aborts Import of CD. While importing a CD to the internal music collection of an NBT head unit the process aborts. You will see 'import error' on the radio display when this occurs. NBT Head Unit software Bulletin Number: B650617 ?SATELLITE RADIO DETERIORATION IN RECEPTION QUALITY DUE TO NEW CELLULAR FREQUENCIES . INFORMATION Inform the customer that the introduction of these expanded frequencies by the wireless mobile providers may be influencing reception qualit Bulletin Number: B650618 DWA (ANTI-THEFT ALARM SYSTEM) - FALSE ALARM ACTIVATION: The alarm (DWA) system of the vehicle is being triggered accidentally. 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 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: B650715 Airbag Warning Light ON: Fault 930BE8, High-voltage System Shutdown. The airbag warning light in the instrument cluster is on, or the check control message (CCM) ""Restraint system faulty"" is displayed. The advance crash safety module (AC Bulletin Number: B650715 "This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 07 15 dated April 2015. designates changes to this revision SUBJECT Airbag Warning Light ON: Fault 930BE8, High-voltage System Shutdown . The airbag warning light in the instrument clust Bulletin Number: B650715 "This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI B65 07 15 dated January 2016. SUBJECT Airbag Warning Light ON: Fault 930BE8, High-voltage System Shutdown. The airbag warning light in the instrument cluster is on, or the check control messa Bulletin Number: B650716 NBT and Entry Head Unit Software Update for Improved Satellite Radio Reception. Poor Satellite Radio reception CAUSE After this software update there is a slight improvement in Satellite Radio reception for these vehicles when receiving the Bulletin Number: B650915 HU-H: Headunit Resets Intermittently or Permanently. The HU-H (Headunit-High) resets intermittently or permanently. ? The display is inoperative and there is no audio output ? Automatic system start-up after a couple of seconds CAUSE Softwa Bulletin Number: B650915 NBT Head Unit High (HU-H) Resets Intermittently or Permanently 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: B651015 NAV Road Map Installation Using USB Stick. INFORMATION The Navigation road map can be installed onto the head unit in the vehicle using a USB stick connected to the USB connector in the center console in the vehicle. ? 32GB USB stick is nec 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: B651312 HEADUNIT NAVIGATION MAPS (HU-H HU-H2 HU-B): The Headunit High (HU-H), also called NBT, began replacing the Car Information Computer (CIC) on certain MY2013 vehicles with option 609 (7/2012+). Bulletin Number: B651316 COMPONENT PROTECTION ACTIVE. HEAD UNITS CANNOT BE SWAPPED BETWEEN VEHICLES FOR TESTING.: If either the head unit (NBT-EVO or ENTRY-NAV-EVO) or the Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head un Bulletin Number: B651316 NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing. 'Component Protection Active': If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to e Bulletin Number: B651316 NBT-EVO Head Unit Cannot be Swapped between Vehicles for Testing: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle they will cause the head unit NBT-EVO to enter a locked mode once it reco Bulletin Number: B651419 HEAD UNIT NBT EVO (HU-H2) PROGRAMMING ABORT. During programming several aborts can occur in the head unit NBT EVO (HU-H2). Bulletin Number: B652416 "NBT NAVIGATION DOES NOT ROUTE ON TOLL ROADS. NBT Navigation does not provide routes that include certain toll roads. CAUSE Roads that have toll lanes ""without a cash option"" where not utilized for routing in NBT map data versions: NEXT 2 Bulletin Number: B652615 Hissing Noise from Speakers when Radio Volume is Turned Down. There is an audible hissing noise from the speakers when there is no active audio source. This noise is most apparent with the engine and climate system fan turned off. Software Bulletin Number: B660115 Surround View Camera Last User Mode Operation Change. After programming with ISTA/P 2.53.5 or a more recent version, the rear camera view is displayed when the reverse gear is selected. The vehicle does not remember the last user mode (surr Bulletin Number: B660117 DISPLAY KEY: SERVICE INTERVAL DISPLAY CHANGES . INFORMATION Replacing Parts or programming the vehicle will not rectify the situation. The display key information was modified, as shown in the graphics below, to eliminate any confusion tha 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. 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: B660416 ""Comfort Access Restricted"" Check Control Message is Displayed. ""Comfort Access Restricted"" CCM (Check Control Message) is permanently displayed.. The CCM ID: D0h. The comfort access is functioning correctly. No comfort access aerial f Bulletin Number: B660815 Comfort Access Does Not Function After Vehicle Enters Sleep Mode. Sporadically, when the vehicle has been locked and is in sleep mode, the vehicle will not waken when trying to unlock the vehicle with comfort access from any door. The vehic Bulletin Number: B662116 KAFAS CAMERA-BASED ASSISTANCE SYSTEM LIMITS. INFORMATION The situations described above may all be caused by known limitations of the system such as: Dirty windshield Incomplete calibration process Unsuccessful calibration Restricted visibi Bulletin Number: B710115 The model year is incorrect on the emissions compliance label on certain I01 and I12 vehicles produced from November 1, 2014 through December 22, 2014. In order to remedy the situation, BMW is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaig 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 Bulletin Number: B840214 CONNECTEDDRIVE/BMW ASSIST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION: ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist features are partially or completely inoperative. 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: B840214 INFORMATION New information provided by this revision is preceded by this symbol. This Service Information bulletin replaces SI B84 02 14 dated September 2018. Bulletin Number: B840311 TELEMATICS CONTROL UNIT ACTIVATION VIA DCSNET FOR BMW ASSIST. 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. 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: 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: B840516 BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT. The ConnectedDrive Services are non-functional after a hardware exchange of the telematics control unit. This is not indicated by CC-message. ConnectedDrive Services not synchronized by Te 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. 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: B840818 HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when: Bulletin Number: B841117 BMW APPS RANDOMLY STARTS PLAYING ON ITS OWN: While listening to FM, or AM, or Satellite Radio (SDARs), the audio source randomly switches to BMW Apps (Pandora, Spotify, Audible etc.) with no input from driver or passenger. 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
Recalls for 2015 BMW Hybrid
2015 BMW ACTIVEHYBRID 3 NHTSA Campaign ID: EXTERIOR LIGHTING Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 10/20/2011 - 06/24/2015 Potential Units Affected: 7727
BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, and ActiveHybrid3 vehicles manufactured October 20, 2011, to June 22, 2015, 2014-2015 328xi Sports Wagon vehicles manufactured March 21, 2013, to March 17, 2015, 2014-2015 328d, 328xd vehicles manufactured June 28, 2013, to April 21, 2015, and 2014-2015 328xd Sports Wagon vehicles manufactured July 5, 2013, to April 21, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been programmed with new software that inadvertently makes the front side marker lights inoperative in conjunction with the parking lights or the headlights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
If the side marker lights do not illuminate, the vehicle may be less visible at night, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will upload revised software to correct the issue, free of charge. The recall began on October 7, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or by email at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
2015 BMW I3 NHTSA Campaign ID: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 03/17/2014 - 08/17/2015 Potential Units Affected: 6073
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper two-door vehicles, 2015-2016 MINI John Cooper Works and MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper four-door vehicles and 2014-2015 BMW i3 vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the passenger frontal air bag may not deploy properly in a low speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
In the event of a vehicle crash, an air bag that does not deploy properly increases the risk of injury to the front seat passenger.
MINI and BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on November 25, 2015. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525 and BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2015 BMW I3 NHTSA Campaign ID: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 03/05/2014 - 12/30/2016 Potential Units Affected: 19130
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 i3 REx hybrid electric vehicles. The fuel tank vent line may rub against the ribbed wire protection sleeve of the battery positive (B+) cable, creating a hole in the vent line and causing a fuel vapor leak.
A fuel vapor leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel vent line, replacing it as necessary, and install a clip to prevent it from chafing, free of charge. The recall beganApril 3, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2015 BMW I3 NHTSA Campaign ID: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 09/01/2013 - 11/14/2017 Potential Units Affected: 32000
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 BMW i3 electric and hybrid electric vehicles. Unbelted, small adult, drivers may be at a higher risk of neck injury in the event of a frontal crash. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
During a frontal impact, unbelted, small adult, drivers could be at a higher risk of neck injury.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the Driver air bag control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at the dedicated i3 recall number 1-855-269-3361.
2015 BMW I8 NHTSA Campaign ID: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 05/29/2015 - 06/05/2015 Potential Units Affected: 16
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 i8 vehicles manufactured May 29, 2015, to June 5, 2015. Improperly drilled holes within the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) hydraulic unit may restrict one or more pistons impairing the DSC functions, including braking.
Impaired DSC functionality may negatively impact vehicle handling and braking and increase the risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the DSC hydraulic unit, and replace if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 8, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2015 BMW X5 NHTSA Campaign ID: SEATS Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 09/12/2014 - 09/21/2014 Potential Units Affected: 11
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 X5 vehicles manufactured September 12, 2014,to September 21, 2014 and equipped with the optional rear comfort seat. The left rear seat belt attachment point in the affected vehicles may not have been sufficiently welded.
In the event of a crash, the seat belt attachment could break and fail to restrain a seat occupant, increasing the risk of injury.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left rear seat frame, free of charge. The recall began November 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
2015 BMW X5 NHTSA Campaign ID: AIR BAGS Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 08/28/2013 - 02/16/2015 Potential Units Affected: 46
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 BMW X5 xDrive 35d Sports Activity Vehicles (SAV) manufactured August 19, 2014, to February 16, 2015, and 2014-2015 BMW X5 xDrive 35i, X5 sDrive 35i, X5 xDrive 50i, Sports Activity Vehicles (SAV) manufactured August 28, 2013, to February 16, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the Head Protection System (HPS) air bag may not be securely connected to the air bag inflator gas generator.
Without a secure connection to the inflator, the HPS air bags may have insufficient inflation during a vehicle crash, increasing the risk of injury.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Head Protection System, free of charge. The recall began on June 24, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2015 BMW X5 NHTSA Campaign ID: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 05/07/2014 - 11/18/2014 Potential Units Affected: 3606
BMW of North America, LLC. (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 BMW X3 sDrive28i, X3 xDrive28i, X3 xDrive35i, X3 xDrive28d, X4 xDrive28i and X4 xDrive35i vehicles, and model year 2014-2015 X5 xDrive35i, X5 sDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, and 2014 X5 xDrive35d vehicles. The affected vehicles have a driver's frontal air bag inflator that may have been improperly welded.
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator housing could separate from the base plate and result in metal striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's front air bag, free of charge. The recall began on November 1, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2015 BMW X5 NHTSA Campaign ID: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE) Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Manufacture Dates: 05/07/2013 - 06/19/2017 Potential Units Affected: 44368
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2018 BMW 328d and 328d xDrive, 2014-2018 328d Sports Wagon and 328d xDrive Sports Wagon, 2014-2016 535d and 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d SAV and 2014-2017 X5 xDrive35d SAV vehicles equipped with an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) module with an integrated cooler. If the EGR cooler leaks internally, the coolant can mix with diesel engine soot. The high EGR temperatures may result in these particles possibly smoldering and melting the intake manifold.
The melting intake manifold can increase the risk of a fire.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the EGR cooler as necessary. If a leak has already occurred, the engine intake manifold will also be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall began May 13, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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