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2003 BMW 325CI
2.5L 6-cyl Engine Code M54 Engine Code M54 B25
184 bhp. @ 6000 rpm / Torque: 175 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.5L - Inline 6-cyl (2494 cc) Code: M54 (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1

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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, S5D250G (5-SPD)  »  GLS28 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear 188K  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 188K  »  GLS23

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

    Standard Differential, Rear 168K  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 168K  »  GLS23

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)
  5. Power Steering Fluid

  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  7. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  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    83 22 9 408 942 which was superseded with Castrol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] 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.
    [3] Models with combined power steering,
    hydraulic brake booster and self leveling suspension
    refer to label on top of reservoir for proper fluid
    recommendation.

  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, 5HP-19 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed 5HP-19  »  9.4 quarts
    Manual Transmission, S5D250G (5-SPD)  »  2.5 pints
    Differential, 168K Rear  »  1.9 pints
    Differential, 188K Rear  »  2.5 pints
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  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 37 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 37 ft/lbs

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

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K08)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (HU9254X)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51223 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C251141)  
    Air Filter WIX 46320 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK5161)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33228 Fuel Filter [1]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Fuel Filter Without Pressure Regulator (Fuel Filter With Pressure Regulator Not Available)
  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...
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...
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...
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...
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.

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:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Tire inflator sealant cartridge
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A disposable container of pressurized sealing compound.
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:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Tire inflator sealant cartridge
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A disposable container of pressurized sealing compound.
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:
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:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
135,000 miles (216,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Tire inflator sealant cartridge
Interval in Month(s):
108
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A disposable container of pressurized sealing compound.
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:
Replace
Item:
Tire inflator sealant cartridge
Interval in Month(s):
144
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A disposable container of pressurized sealing compound.
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:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
144
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
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:
200,000 miles (320,000 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:
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:
225,000 miles (360,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Tire inflator sealant cartridge
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A disposable container of pressurized sealing compound.
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:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
192
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Tire inflator sealant cartridge
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A disposable container of pressurized sealing compound.
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:
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:
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.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
240
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
120802
NHTSA Item Number:
10000372

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:front underhood.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine wiring harness section replacement for ignition coils. ( nhtsa item number - 10000372 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-61-16-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10029107

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw:various electrical system failures which occurred while driving: a/c stopped working; fuel gauge display is implausible (shows empty); rear windows one touch function is inoperative; windshield wipers are working with being switched on; ( nhtsa item number - 10029107 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-03-01
Bulletin Number:
120405
NHTSA Item Number:
10015410

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Check engine lamp illuminated and/or vehicle overheats. Bmw e90 (3 series) all e90 (3 series) and e60 (5 series) models equipped with n52 engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10015410 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-02-01
Bulletin Number:
630306
NHTSA Item Number:
10020856

Component Description: Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Poor connection at rear lamp connector. Bmw. Model e46. ( nhtsa item number - 10020856 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-14-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032809

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: n54 turbocharger waste gate control noises and operation. After turning off engine, a slight rattle noise is heard from the engine compartment. This noise is similar to a mechanical typewriter. In addition, the complaints o ( nhtsa item number - 10032809 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-20-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032812

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Fuel system, other:fuel filter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: m54/m56-mixture too lean-fault codes 2882/2883 are stored in the dme. Complaints that service engine soon light is illuminated. The fault codes 2882/2883-fuel trim, mixture too lean are stored in the dme. Possible causes ma ( nhtsa item number - 10032812 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-24-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032814

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:catalytic convertor., (B) Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: s54-catalyst protection mode while the vehicle is low on fuel. Complaints that the vehicle has no power during heavy acceleration. Fuel reserve light is illuminated and the fuel level, when measured with the service tester, ( nhtsa item number - 10032814 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-22-01-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032815

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Equipment adaptive., (C) Steering:gear box (other than rack and pinion).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: noise from front axle/right side. A grinding or scraping noise may be heard while cornering at vehicle speeds up to 30 mph. The noise is more pronounced while the vehicle is in the warm up phase and may change intensity durin ( nhtsa item number - 10032815 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-34-078-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10032827

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: dsc disabling function. Dsc off function has been implemented in m5 and m6 vehicles equipped with the optional 6 speed manual transmissions. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10032827 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-01-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10032989

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: fuel level sensor repair procedure. The case where it is necessary to replace the right side fuel level sensor due to a failure, the entire pump and housing does not need to be replaced. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10032989 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B12 01 08
NHTSA Item Number:
10025573

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: N52 edk throttle jamming faults 2d09, 2ced and 2cec. Model e90 and e91 (3 series) and e60 and e61 (5 series), all models up to 11/2005 with n52 engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10025573 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-02-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10032779

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: the service engine soon (mil) lamp is illuminated and a power reduction is clearly perceptible. This situation may occur after driving for some time with the engine already at full operating temperature. If the ignition is c ( nhtsa item number - 10032779 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B11 13 07
NHTSA Item Number:
10025584

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

Service Bulletin Summary: N54 rattle noise from turbocharger area. Models e90, e92 and e93 (3 series) 335i and 335xi; e60 and e61 (5 series) 535i and 535xi, all with n54 engine from the start of production to january 17, 2008 production. ( nhtsa item number - 10025584 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B63 02 08
NHTSA Item Number:
10025585

Component Description: Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear bulb failure. Model e92 (3 series coupe) vehicles produced up to january 21, 2008 are affected. The bulb out warning shows in the instrument cluster. ( nhtsa item number - 10025585 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B52 05 08
NHTSA Item Number:
10025848

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: seat frame design changed for 392 (3 series coupe) produced up to may 2007. On early production e92s, the socket which secures the seat backrest release cable to the release mechanism could pull free from the release mechanism. ( nhtsa item number - 10025848 ).

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:
2009-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-12-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10028525

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine lamp is illuminated. Dme fc 2a15 minor leak and 2a16 superfine leak in evaporation system. Tank ventilation corrugated hose may contact the low side air conditioning pressure line aluminum ferrel. This contact may cause ( nhtsa item number - 10028525 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B65-75-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10029605

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the airbag warning lamp (awl) is illuminated, together with the passenger airbag status lamp (pol). The problem may be intermittent. Microcracks in the oc3 seat mat. ( nhtsa item number - 10029605 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-19-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10030626

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch., (C) Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: doors will not unlock using the key fob or central locking button. ( nhtsa item number - 10030626 ).

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-B61-16-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10031584

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: various electrical problems or intermittently. Symptoms typically include various warning lamps in the instrument cluster and starting problems. Affected may be the ekp (electronically controlled fuel pump), and control modules on t ( nhtsa item number - 10031584 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-28-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10031644

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: complaint that the n (neutral) symbol is being displayed in the kombi and the message transmission in n, shift to p when engine is turned off is displayed in the cc when the vehicle decelerates to a stop. In realty, the transmission ( nhtsa item number - 10031644 ).

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:
SI-B12-22-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10032574

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:catalytic convertor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: voluntary emissions recall 08e-a03; m3 s54-dme reprogramming for catalyst conversion diagnosis. The dme programming, as originally installed, may cause the obd diagnostic to erroneously evaluate the efficiency of the catalytic conver ( nhtsa item number - 10032574 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-07-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10032650

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon lamp illuminated-fc 23f4 map thermostat. In some vehicles have insufficient heat. E90, e91 (3 series), e60, e61 (5 series) 3/06 and e83 (x3 series) 9/08. ( nhtsa item number - 10032650 ).

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:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-41-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10033135

Component Description: (A) Structure., (B) Structure:body., (C) Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: rear axle carrier (sub frame) support proposed class action settlement. Under certain circumstances, a fracture in the steel body structure could form in the area around one of the rear axle carrier mounting points. As a re ( nhtsa item number - 10033135 ).

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:
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-16-03-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10036981

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel., (B) Fuel system, diesel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: warning message on about low diesel exhaust fuel level and that the engine will not restart within 999 miles. The light comes on a few thousand miles earlier than a recommended oil change. ( nhtsa item number - 10036981 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-07-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10036982

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is a rough engine idle and "service engine soon light" when driving downhill in high altitudes during cold weather. There may be six different fault codes. ( nhtsa item number - 10036982 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-02-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10036983

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon light is on with diesel engines. ( nhtsa item number - 10036983 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-02-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10036984

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, diesel., (B) Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: it is now possible to perform a fuel quality detection test on vehicles with an n54 engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10036984 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-06-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10036985

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a service engine soon light comes on. The engine will only operate to 1500 rpms and lacks power. There is a software application error. ( nhtsa item number - 10036985 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-08-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10037010

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: six different models equipped with the m54 engine could have valve covers break in cold weather and ruin the engine. This is due to moisture accumulation. ( nhtsa item number - 10037010 ).

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:
2010-09-01
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:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-21-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037079

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon light is on. The vehicle lost power and the engine cranks with no start. ( nhtsa item number - 10037079 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-02-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10035224

Component Description: Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: rear bulb failure. The bulb out warning shows in the instrument cluster. Diagnosis shows a fault for the rear lamp. The bulb out can be displayed for 2 possible causes: poor fit between the bulb and bulb holder; bulb failur ( nhtsa item number - 10035224 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-72-01-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10035247

Component Description: (A) Seat belts:front., (B) Seat belts:front:retractor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: front safety belt does not retract smoothly or jams. The upper part of the driver's or passenger's front safety belt does not roll up fully or rolls up slowly. The adjustment of the inertia reel is incorrect at the fastenin ( nhtsa item number - 10035247 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-72-03-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037487

Component Description: (A) Seat belts:front., (B) Seat belts:front:retractor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on some e92 models the safety belt extender is not extending the belt or is noisy. This can be a fault of the extender or the belt is contorted. ( nhtsa item number - 10037487 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-01-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040736

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: various functions in the vehicle are not working including: instruments, door locks, wipers, and other electrical functions. There may also be warning lights on. K-can wiring in the vehicle shorted. ( nhtsa item number - 10040736 ).

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-72-05-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10040049

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a software problem is causing one or both of the seat belt assistants to not extend fully or may not extend at all. The position at which the assistant comes to rest varies. E92. ( nhtsa item number - 10040049 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-72-28-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10040050

Component Description: Seat belts.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the end of the seatbelt assistant breaks/falls off when retracting. The retaining tab is not robust enough. E92. ( nhtsa item number - 10040050 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-03-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040057

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: wiring on the headlights may have deteriorated due to environmental conditions and the cover not being secured properly. E60/e92. ( nhtsa item number - 10040057 ).

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:
2011-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-72-01-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10041411

Component Description: (A) Seat belts., (B) Seat belts:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: e92. The seat belt extender on the front driver+s or passenger side failed to deliver the belt. The safety belt extender extends but the belt slips off. The +hand+ on the extender fails. The safety belt is twisted. The extender will no ( nhtsa item number - 10041411 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B63-03-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10044032

Component Description: Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the left or right rear light in the side panel has condensation concerning vehicles produced up to february 27,2012. ( nhtsa item number - 10044032 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB122512
NHTSA Item Number:
10051359

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: vehicle does not start: loose ground z6000 ( nhtsa item number - 10051359 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB270212
NHTSA Item Number:
10051459

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: dsc warning light is on. The warning lamps for dsc, abs and brake warning illuminated. There may also be a warning in the control display for chassis control system failure. ( nhtsa item number - 10051459 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-37-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10051519

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the high-voltage (hv) battery cells could be damaged if the vehicle is prevented from entering sleep mode for an extended period of time. Updated 03/11/2013 ( nhtsa item number - 10051519 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-65-14-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10056098

Component Description: Air bags:frontal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: some airbags, driver and front passenger, are improperly deploying due to a possible inflator not produced to specifications. Model 2001-2006 e46 (3 series). ( nhtsa item number - 10056098 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-32-03-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057531

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: in check control message or instrument cluster, a failure with power assisted steering is illuminated, due to software related issues. ( nhtsa item number - 10057531 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
325CI, 325I
Year(s):
2003
Manufacturer:
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
NHTSA ID:
03V124000
Recall Date:
March 31st, 2003
Units Affected:
1,056

Affected Component: Vehicle speed control.

Summary: On certain passenger and sport wagon vehicles with automatic transmissions, with the engine running, and the vehicle at rest, an increase of engine idle speed (up to 1,300 rpm) may occur. .

Conequence: If a gear is selected, the driver may feel as if the vehicle is being pushed. .

Remedy: Dealers will reprogram the digital engine management control unit. Owner notification began may 5, 2003. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact bmw at 1-800-831-1117. .

Notes: Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
325CI, 325I, 330I, M3
Year(s):
2003
Manufacturer:
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
NHTSA ID:
03V160000
Recall Date:
April 29th, 2003
Units Affected:
13,100

Affected Component: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the window lifting anti-pinching device might not function properly. .

Conequence: Occupants could be pinched by a window that is being closed. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the electronic control unit for the window lifting anti-pinching device. Owner notification began may 27, 2003. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact bmw at 1-800-831-1117. .

Notes: Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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Make(s):
ACURA, AUDI, BMW, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, HONDA, INFINITI, MITSUBISHI, SCION, SUBARU, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
A4, ACCORD, BEETLE, C10, CAMRY SOLARA, CIVIC, CRX, DEL SOL, E36, ECLIPSE, EXPEDITION, F-150, G35, INTEGRA, MUSTANG, NEON, PRELUDE, RAM, S10, SILVERADO, WRX, XB
Year(s):
1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
AAI MOTORSPORTS USA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
06E060000
Recall Date:
June 29th, 2006
Units Affected:
87,745

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Certain aai motorsports combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above list passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. ".

Conequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash.

Remedy: Aai motorsports will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall began on august 1, 2006. Owners may contact aai motorsports at 909-923-9188. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aai motorsports aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. For more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled "lamp model numbers. " customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
AUDI, BMW, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, MAZDA, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN, VOLVO
Model(s):
325CI, 325I, 330CI, 330I, BEETLE, C70, ESCAPE, GOLF, JETTA, R32, S60, S70, S80, SEBRING, SEBRING CONV, SEBRING CONVERTIBLE, SEBRING COUPE, SEQUOIA, STRATUS, TRIBUTE, TT, TUNDRA, V70, XC70
Year(s):
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Manufacturer:
CARDONE INDUSTRIES, INC.
NHTSA ID:
07E023000
Recall Date:
March 29th, 2007
Units Affected:
13,128

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:master cylinder.

Summary: Certain cardone master cylinders with part numbers 10-2925, 10-2987, 10-2987mza, 10-3083, 11-3015, 11-3042, 11-3044, 11-3045, 11-3047, 11-3064, and 11-3156, and with date codes lower than dca7078 sold as replacement equipment for use on the vehicles listed above. The seal on master cylinder can fail and leak brake fluid. .

Conequence: Loss of brake fluid can result in poor braking performance, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Cardone will notify owners and offer to repurchase any defective master cylinders. The recall began during april 2007. Owners can contact cardone at 1-800-777-4780. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket cardone master cylinders and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the vehicles listed above. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, JEEP, KIA, LEXUS, MAZDA, MERCEDES BENZ, MINI, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, PORSCHE, SCION, SUBARU, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
124, 129, 140, 202, 210, ACCORD, ALTIMA, AVENGER, BOXSTER, C10, CAMARO, CAMRY, CAPRICE, CARAVAN, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, COOPER, COROLLA, CORVETTE, CRX, DAKOTA, E36, E38, E39, E46, ECLIPSE, ECONOLINE, ELEMENT, EXPLORER, F-150, F-250, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GALANT, GOLF, GRAND CHEROKEE, GRAND PRIX, IMPREZA, INTEGRA, INTREPID, LANCER, LEGEND, MAXIMA, MAZDA6, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NEON, PASSAT, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PROTEGE, RAM, RANGER, RX300, S10, SENTRA, SIERRA, SILVERADO, SPORTAGE, STRATUS, TACOMA, TUNDRA, W163, XB
Year(s):
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
DOPE, INC.
NHTSA ID:
09E025000
Recall Date:
May 11th, 2009
Units Affected:
42,540

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Summary: Dope, inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. " these lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors. .

Conequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Dope, inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on july 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, inc. At 1-626-272-1798. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer. In order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by dope, inc. The list can be found under "document search" located at the bottom of your screen. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
325I, 325XI, 330I, 330XI
Year(s):
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
11V438000
Recall Date:
August 26th, 2011
Units Affected:
241,000

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:brake lights | exterior lighting:brake lights | exterior lighting:tail lights | exterior lighting:tail lights | exterior lighting:turn signal | exterior lighting:turn signal.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i, and 330xi vehicles manufactured from september 1, 2001, through march 1, 2005. Over time, resistance in the electrical contacts may cause one or more rear lamp functions (tail light, brake light, and/or turn-signal), within the vehicle's body panel, to stop working. .

Conequence: Intermittent light operation reduces the ability to warn other motorists of the driver's intentions. This could cause a vehicle crash without warning. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on february 15, 2012. Owners may contact bmw customer relations and services 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).

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
325CI, 325I, 325IT, 325XI, 325XIT, 330CI, 330I, 330XI, M3
Year(s):
2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
13V172000
Recall Date:
May 3rd, 2013
Units Affected:
43,204

Affected Component: Air bags.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2002-2003 325i, 325xi, 330i, 330xi sedans; 325ci and 330ci coupes and convertibles; 325it and 325xit sports wagons; and m3 coupes and convertibles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants. .

Remedy: Bmw intends to issue initial notifications to owners informing them of the safety defect in june 2013. Once replacement parts are available, estimated for july, bmw will notify owners again to contact their dealers and schedule a replacement of the passenger air bag, free of charge. Owners may contact bmw customer service 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).

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
323I, 325I, 325XI, 328I, 330I, 330XI, M3
Year(s):
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
14V428000
Recall Date:
July 16th, 2014
Units Affected:
574,007

Affected Component: Air bags.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2000 323i sedans, coupes, convertibles, and sports wagons; 2000 328i sedans and coupes; 2001-2005 325i sedans, coupes, convertibles, and sport wagons; 2001-2005 325xi sedans and sports wagons; 2006 325i coupes and convertibles; 2001-2006 330i sedans, coupes, and convertibles; 2001-2005 330xi sedans; and 2001-2006 m3 coupes and convertibles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal pressure that could cause the air bag inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure could cause rupturing of the inflator resulting in metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side frontal air bag, free of charge. An interim notice was mailed to owners in september 2014. A second notice was mailed when an adequate supply of parts became available, on december 1, 2014. Owners may contact bmw customer service 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) this is an expansion of nhtsa recall 13v-172. .

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
323I, 325I, 325XI, 328I, 330I, 330XI, M3
Year(s):
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
14V428000
Recall Date:
July 16th, 2014
Units Affected:
574,007

Affected Component: Air bags.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2000 323i sedans, coupes, convertibles, and sports wagons; 2000 328i sedans and coupes; 2001-2005 325i sedans, coupes, convertibles, and sport wagons; 2001-2005 325xi sedans and sports wagons; 2006 325i coupes and convertibles; 2001-2006 330i sedans, coupes, and convertibles; 2001-2005 330xi sedans; and 2001-2006 m3 coupes and convertibles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal pressure that could cause the air bag inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure could cause rupturing of the inflator resulting in metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side frontal air bag, free of charge. An interim notice was mailed to owners in september 2014. A second notice was mailed when an adequate supply of parts became available, on december 1, 2014. Owners may contact bmw customer service 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) this is an expansion of nhtsa recall 13v-172. .

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
325CI, 325I, 325XI, 330CI, 330I, 330XI, 525I, 530I, 540I, M3, M5, X5
Year(s):
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
15V318000
Recall Date:
May 28th, 2015
Units Affected:
419,235

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

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i, and 330xi sedans, and 325xi and 325i sportswagons, 2002-2006 330ci, 325ci, and m3 convertibles and 325i, 330i, and m3 coupes, 2002-2003 m5, 540i, 525i sedan, and 530i sedans, and 540i and 525i sportswagons, and 2003 x5 3. 0i and 4. 4i sports activity vehicles. Please note that the 5-series and x5 vehicles are only included if they are equipped with the optional sports steering wheel. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could 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 front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall began aug 2016. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: this recall supersedes recall 14v-348 in its entirety. Additionally, vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Note: on december 17, 2015 bmw removed the model year 2004 x5 3. 0i and 4. 4i sports activity vehicle from this recall. Those vehicles were mistakenly identified as including the air bags that are subject to this recall. .

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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