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2008 BMW 128I
3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code N51 Engine Code N51 B30A
230 bhp. @ 6500 rpm / Torque: 200 ft. lbs. @ 2750 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
3.0L - Inline 6-cyl (2996 cc) Code: N52 (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.7:1

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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, GS6-17BG  »  GLS28 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear 168L  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 188L  »  GLS23

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

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 168L  »  GLS23

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

    Standard Differential, Rear 188L  »  GLSF1

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

  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

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

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

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

    [1] Transmissions that have a yellow label with the letters
    MTF-LT-1 originally required Esso/Exxon MTF-LT-1, BMW P/N
    83 22 9 408 942 which was superseded with Castrol
    MTF-LT-2 BMW P/N 83220309031 in 2004.
    [2] BMW P/N 83 22 2 163 514
    [3] Models with combined power steering,
    hydraulic brake booster and self leveling suspension
    refer to label on top of reservoir for proper fluid
    recommendation.
    [4] Use BMW P/N 81 22 0 142 156 (12 oz.) or
    BMW P/N 81 22 0 142 155 (1 gallon). If unavailable, use a
    low viscosity DOT 4 brake fluid.

  9. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  6.9 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  9 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, GA6-L45R Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed GA6-L45R  »  10 quarts
    Manual Transmission, GS6-17BG  »  3 pints
    Differential, 168L Rear  »  1.7 pints
    Differential, 188L Rear  »  2.1 pints
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Carry out oil level check in accordance with instructions
    from a scan tool.
  10. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  11. Torque Specifications

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

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

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K54)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (HU816X)  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C27114)  
    Cabin Air Filter MANN Cabin Air Filter (CUK8430) [1]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Charcoal Impregnated; Not all models may be outfitted with a cabin air filter. Please verify before ordering.
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

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

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

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
SVO75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

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

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

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
PSFMulti-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

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

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

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

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

MANN-FILTER air filters feature optimum pleat geometry for maximum dirt holding capacity and high filtration efficiency for engine protection. They also correct air flow, enhancing engine protection.
mann cabin filterMANN-FILTERS Cabin Air Filters

MANN-FILTER cabin air filters offer optimum ventilation inside the vehicle through low flow resistance, filtering out spores, pollen, pollution, dust and exhaust consistently throughout the entire service interval.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
144
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
200,000 miles (320,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
168
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
192
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
240
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

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

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: headlamp moisture: fault diagnostics. Water or condensation in one or both headlamps. Models 5 series, 6 series, 7 series, x5, x6, 1 series, and 3 series. Model years 2000-20008. ( nhtsa item number - 10025983 ).

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

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2009-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-19-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10030627

Component Description: (A) Structure., (B) Structure:body:trunk lid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: after rainfall, varying amounts of water may be present in the luggage compartment of the vehicle. This water may be present in either side area, or in the wheel well area. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10030627 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-34-11-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10030844

Component Description: (A) Service brakes, air., (B) Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: teileclearing for dynamic stability control (dsc). A part replacement authorization must be obtained by submitting a tc case in puma before any of the following dsc components are replaced under warranty for the vehicles lis ( nhtsa item number - 10030844 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B64-05-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10031544

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: water leaks into either the driver's side or passenger's side footwell during fast cornering. Insufficient sealing at the point of contact between the air conditioning system and the condensation drain hose. ( nhtsa item number - 10031544 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B63-10-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10031564

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: cracked third brake light. The mounting tension on the third brake light lens is causing the lens to crack from the body. When installing or replacing the third brake light, p/n 63 25 7 165 978, additional spacers must be added ( nhtsa item number - 10031564 ).

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

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: complaints that the engine management system has entered the engine failsafe mode and that the turbocharger boost is reduced. E82, e88, e90, e92, e93, e60, e61, and e71. All models with nay engines. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10031684 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-08-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10033131

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: engine cranks but does not start; fuel level gauge displays a sufficient amount of fuel, although the fuel tank is empty; fault code 2a1c (fuel level plausibility) is stored in msv80. Right side fuel sending unit is dislodge ( nhtsa item number - 10033131 ).

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

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: fuel level sensor repairs. Where it is necessary to replace the right or the left side fuel level sensor due to a failure, the entire pump and housing or delivery unit (suction jet assembly) do not need to be replaced as wel ( nhtsa item number - 10033130 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B63-03-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10035584

Component Description: Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: replace rear lamps or replace rear lamp seals. The seals on the rear lamps emit a gas that causes damage to the electrical connectors on the leds (light emitting diodes) inside the rear lamp. In some cases, the leds become inoperati ( nhtsa item number - 10035584 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-28-02-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10036980

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a new technical process is being used on many models to determine the root cause of double-clutch transmission problems. ( nhtsa item number - 10036980 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-10-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10036986

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: mounting tension or the cutout area of the trunk for the light is causing the third brake light lens to crack. This is allowing water to leak in. ( nhtsa item number - 10036986 ).

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

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

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

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-28-01-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037069

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is a software problem with the dual clutch transmission module. Data can't be read from the module's memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10037069 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-65-36-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10037078

Component Description: (A) Air bags., (B) Electrical system: software., (C) Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the airbag warning lamp is illuminated due to a software error. ( nhtsa item number - 10037078 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2010-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-32-01-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10037537

Component Description: Steering:wheel and handle bar.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: immediately after a cold start if electronic components are turned on such as heated seats it may switch off after 5-10 seconds because of a voltage level dip. ( nhtsa item number - 10037537 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-46-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10041277

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the door cannot be locked or unlocked when using the key or key remote. Lubrication of the door can cause defects. ( nhtsa item number - 10041277 ).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2011-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-16-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10040170

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready ( nhtsa item number - 10040170 ).

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

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2011-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-17-05-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10039591

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the service engine light is on with stored fault codes. There is a wiring/connection problem or a faulty sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 10039591 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

Bulletin Date:
2011-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-08-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040854

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the vehicle electrical system fails and the vehicle fails to start. The central locking system fails to operate with the remote key. The key cannot be inserted into the key slot. Communication to the vehicle is not possible. The positi ( nhtsa item number - 10040854 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2011-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-06-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10042686

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on certain vehicles, the jbe (junction box electronics) module fails programming during a software update of the vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 10042686 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2012-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-07-01-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10045281

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: parking lock adaption needs to be relearned, via service functions of ista activee, after eme, transmission/parking lock replacement of actuator. ( nhtsa item number - 10045281 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-25-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10045285

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: water penetrates the passenger compartment due to openings in service transmission tunnel with insufficient sealing, causing carpet to be wet in center tunnel area. ( nhtsa item number - 10045285 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-25-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10046721

Component Description: Steering:rack and pinion:rack.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: reinstall the eps harness in correctly, factory position, after replacing eps steering rack. If routed incorrectly, may contact subframe member and damage harness insulation. Model e82e (1 series). No model year listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10046721 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-24-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10046899

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: information on maintenance to e motor greasing where the eme/e motor assembly is removed. The cables, eme high voltage, should be reinstalled in original factory position to avoid contact with exposed fasteners in rear right wheel h ( nhtsa item number - 10046899 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-34-01-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10051892

Component Description: Suspension:automatic stability control (asc).

Service Bulletin Summary: Asc (automatic stability control) operation to sensitive. Cruise control action function can occasionally activate and deactivate due to the asc implausability when the dsc warning lamp is flashing on the instrument cluster. Bmw. ( nhtsa item number - 10051892 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-62-01-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10051898

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Instrument panel and guages are inoperative. Bmw model f30. ( nhtsa item number - 10051898 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-62-03-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10051899

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Instrument cluster display is intermittently inoperative. Bmw f25, and f30 models. ( nhtsa item number - 10051899 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-61-19-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10051897

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: During the scheduled 3 month/ 5,000 mile service it could possibly be determined that some of the contact protective sleeve s in the charging socket may be missing. Bmw model e28e. ( nhtsa item number - 10051897 ).

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

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: battery has an increased demand due to developemental process of the electrical system. This is causing the batter to need to undergo an energy diagnosis. ( nhtsa item number - 10052012 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-65-10-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052013

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: replacement of the oc3 sensor seat mat on the passenger seat. Models e82, e88, e90, e91, e92, e93. Model years unknown. ( nhtsa item number - 10052013 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-17-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10053585

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: oil leaks from the air hose on turbocharger. This is designated for e70, and e90 models with m57y diesel engines. Service engine soon lamp may be illuminated. ( nhtsa item number - 10053585 ).

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

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: when using iphone, various connectivity failures occur, such as disconnection of call, list of contacts incomplete, due to the variants and software used. Model 2008-2014. ( nhtsa item number - 10056099 ).

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

Component Description: Engine (pws).

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


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
1 SERIES, 3 SERIES
Year(s):
2008
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
09V257000
Recall Date:
July 8th, 2009
Units Affected:
2,350

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal | seat belts:front.

Summary: Bmw is recalling 2,350 my 2008 1-series and 3- series passenger cars. Incorrect crimp connectors may have been used on the side air bag and belt tensioner wiring. As a result sufficient contact between the crimp connectors and the corresponding plug may not occur which could lead to an increase in the electrical resistance of that connection. .

Conequence: If that happened, it would be possible for the side air bag and/or the safety belt tensioner not to deploy and will not be able to properly protect an occupant, increasing the risk of injuries. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners and repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on september 16, 2009. Owners may contact bmw customer relations and services toll-free at 1-800-525-7417. .

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

#
2
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
1 SERIES
Year(s):
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
10V254000
Recall Date:
June 10th, 2010
Units Affected:
31,935

Affected Component: Seat belts:front:retractor.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 1-series vehicles. In a crash of sufficient severity, deployment of the front pre-tensioner and load-limiter occurs. .

Conequence: The insulation around the pre-tensioner could ignite. .

Remedy: Vehicles produced up through december 2009 will receive new front safety belt retractor units and a modification to the sound insulation near the units, while vehicles produced between january 2010 and may 2010 will receive a modification to the sound insulation near the units. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on august 23, 2010. Owners may contact bmw at 1-800-525-7417. .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#
4
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
128I, 135I, 328I, 335I, Z4
Year(s):
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
13V044000
Recall Date:
February 7th, 2013
Units Affected:
516,791

Affected Component: Electrical system | electrical system:battery:cables | electrical system:fuses and circuit breakers.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: If there is a loss of electrical power to the vehicle, the vehicle may unexpectedly stall, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: 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. .

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

#
5
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
1 SERIES M, 128I, 135I, 325, 328, 330, 335, M3, X1 SAV, X3 SAV, X5 SAV, X6 ACTIVEHYBRID SAC, X6 SAC
Year(s):
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
16V071000
Recall Date:
February 5th, 2016
Units Affected:
840,000

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 128i and 135i coupes and convertibles and 1 series m coupes, 2006-2011 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 328i xdrive, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi, 335i xdrive sedans, 2009-2011 335d sedans, 2006-2012 325xit, 328i and 328xi sports wagons, 2007-2013 328i, 328xi, 328i xdrive, 335i, 335xi, 335i xdrive, 335is and m3 coupes and convertibles, 2013-2015 x1 sdrive28i, x1 xdrive28i and x1 xdrive35i savs, 2007-2010 x3 xdrive30i savs, 2007-2013 x5 xdrive30i, x5 xdrive35i, x5 xdrive48i, x5 xdrive50i and x5 m savs, 2009-2013 bmw x5 xdrive35d savs, 2008-2014 x6 xdrive35i, x6 xdrive50i, and x6 m sacs, 2010-2011 bmw x6 xdrive50i sacs and 2008-2011 m3 sedan vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module or inflator depending on the vehicle model, free of charge. The recall began march 9, 2018. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. .

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

#
6
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
128I, 328I, 525I, 528I, 530I, X3, X5, Z4
Year(s):
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
17V683000
Recall Date:
October 30th, 2017
Units Affected:
740,561

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

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

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

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

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

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