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2012 BMW 328I
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, S6-17BG (6-SPD)  »  GLS56 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Rear Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 168L  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear 168L  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 188L  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear 188L  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 215L/215LW  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 188LW  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 188L  »  GLSF0 [4]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear 188L  »  GLSF0 [4]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 188LW  »  GLSF0 [4]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear 215L/215LW  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 168L  »  GLSF0 [4]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 215L/215LW  »  GLSF0 [4]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear 168L  »  GLSF0 [4]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear 215L/215LW  »  GLSF0 [4]

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

    Power Steering Fluid (W/ AS/ARS)  »  PS006

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)

    Power Steering Fluid (W/O AS/ARS)  »  AF3

    Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) (ATFPK)

    Power Steering Fluid (W/O AS/ARS)  »  AF3

    OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTFQT) [6]
  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [5]
  7. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [5]
  8. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use MTF-LT-3, BMW P/N 83 22 2 339 221. Ensure
    correct fluid is used by referring to the label on the
    transmission.
    [2] BMW P/N 83 22 2 163 514
    [3] Up to model year 07/2011
    [4] As of model year 07/2011
    [5] 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.
    [6] 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, With AT Initial Fill  »  9 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, GA6HP19Z Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, GA6-L45R Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed GA6HP19Z  »  10.6 quarts
    6 speed GA6-L45R  »  10 quarts
    Manual Transmission, S6-17BG (6-SPD)  »  3 pints
    Differential, 215L/215LW Rear  »  2.5 pints
    Differential, 188LW Rear  »  1.7 pints
    Differential, 188L Rear  »  2.1 pints
    Differential, 168L Rear  »  1.7 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  »  M12x1.5  »  19 ft/lbs [1]
    Manual Transmission S6-17BG (6-SPD) [2]
    Fill Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 33 ft/lbs

    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] Replace drain plug seal.
    [2] 18mm x 1.5mm Thread

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

  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...
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....
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...
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:
1
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:
1
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:
1
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:
1
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:
1
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:
1
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:
1
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:
1
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:
1
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:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-02-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043862

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: electronic malfunction and various check control messages are displayed in cid (central information display) and instrument cluster. ( nhtsa item number - 10043862 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-03-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043687

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the evaporative system leakage is found, when using the nvld tank leakage test plan. ( nhtsa item number - 10043687 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-09-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043923

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Visibility:windshield wiper/washer., (C) Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:switch/wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: various electrical malfunctions related to the fem. Windshield wipers may not stay in parked position. Wipers operate when switched off. Wipers partially move when switched on. Hazard warning lights flash permanently. ( nhtsa item number - 10043923 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-21-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10045299

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: due to software error in front electronic module, windshield wipers fails to operate properly. ( nhtsa item number - 10045299 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-31-01-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10049319

Component Description: (A) Suspension:front:wheel bearing., (B) Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: while maneuvering at low speeds, movement between surface contacts of swivel bearing and wheel bearing, can cause clicking noises. Models e70, 71, f01, 02, 04, 07, 10, 12, and 13. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10049319 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-1214
NHTSA Item Number:
10049439

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: vehicles needs diagnosing for n63 misfire faults when service engine soon lamp is illuminated. Lack of diagnosing engine or fuel system could cause incorrect diagnosis and repeated repair attempts. No models or model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10049439 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-04-05
NHTSA Item Number:
10049719

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Exterior lighting:headlights., (C) Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices:exterior.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on some vehicles, led on headlight switch, flashes. The power mirrors and windows become inoperative, due to possible water in both headlights or right and left stepper box are defective. Model 2012 e90. ( nhtsa item number - 10049719 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-32-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10049279

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: in rear of vehicle, various electrical faults are due to rem (rear electronic module) not responding to diagnosis. Models 2011-2012 3 series. ( nhtsa item number - 10049279 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-09-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10049299

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: without relevant faults stored in dme memory, when at low speed maneuvering and idling, or steering turned to full lock position, or driving off throttle (coasting) and braking at 10mph, vehicle would idle speed may fluctuate up and do ( nhtsa item number - 10049299 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-18-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10049679

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: if bsd communication is disrupted, oil level sensor data is no longer received by dme. Bsd communication fault(s), after repairs are shortly set, requires removal of ignition harness from cylinder head cover. All models. No model ( nhtsa item number - 10049679 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-19-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10049680

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the obd (on board diagnosis) experience an error in its data and requires an update on dme software. Model 2012-2013 f30. ( nhtsa item number - 10049680 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-36-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10049739

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: trunk lid fails to open, hazard lights flashes permanently, vehicle will lock and unlock on its own, all interior lights, by themselves, will turn on and when ignition is turned off, wipers continue to operate. Model 2011-2012 f30. ( nhtsa item number - 10049739 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
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: Bmw: crankcase pressure diagnosis and information for all vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 10038217 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
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:
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:
2013-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-66-02-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052105

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Equipment., (C) Equipment adaptive., (D) Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the driver must activate rear view camera, using idrive controller, due to rear view camera failing to automatically turn, when reverse gear is selected. Model 2012-2013 f30. ( nhtsa item number - 10052105 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-32-02-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052320

Component Description: Steering:electric power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: some vehicles may experience a failure of electronic power steering (eps) when engine has started, caused by a specific situation of undervoltage during engine start up. Model 2010-2012 f30 (3 series). ( nhtsa item number - 10052320 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-34-06-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10052365

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting:brake lights., (B) Service brakes, air:antilock:abs warning light., (C) Service brakes, air:disc.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: warning lamps are illuminated for the dsc, abs and brake and a possible warning in control display for chassis control system failure. Models 2012 f25, 30, 01, 02, 07, 10, 12, 13, e70, 71, 84. ( nhtsa item number - 10052365 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-64-05-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052366

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on some activehybrid (3,5,7), the high voltage battery is cooled by refrigerant and is regulated by expansion valve at base of battery and it can become stuck in open position, either permanently or intermittently. Models f02h, f10h, ( nhtsa item number - 10052366 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-05-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10053498

Component Description: Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on the trunk lid, the tail lamp is loose and not properly attached, on some vehicles. Models 2011-2013 3 series (f30). ( nhtsa item number - 10053498 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-19-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10054641

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: an erroneous message, from oil level sensor, indicating oil service is due, after traveling a short distance. Model f15, f13, f12, f10, f07, f06, f02, f01. No years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10054641 ).

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 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-14-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057337

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: due to debris entering oil passage of engine, it will knock and lose power, during cylinder head mating surfaces and cleaning of engine block after repair to engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10057337 ).

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 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-11-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057568

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights:high/low beam dimmer switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on some vehicles, when starting, low beam, with 0552 option, would briefly flashes, due to a faulty led main light module that needs replacing. Model 2008-14 f01, f02, f06, f07, f10, f12, f13, f25. ( nhtsa item number - 10057568 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-15-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057341

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: malfunction warning light for engine is illuminated due to purge air system micro leakage and ventilation of fuel tank from contamination. ( nhtsa item number - 10057341 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-16-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057527

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: selective catalyst reduction module (scr) has a stored fault, pressure build up is low, causing service engine soon light to illuminate. ( nhtsa item number - 10057527 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-33-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10058476

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: due to transmission oil heat exchanger's faulty thermostat or engine faulty characteristic map thermostat, engine coolant fails to reach operating temperature, with low heat output and service engine soon light comes on. No model yea ( nhtsa item number - 10058476 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-21-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10058467

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Engine (pws)., (C) Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: fuel gauge fails to show correct level of fuel when filling fuel tank but would update itself after driving awhile and illumination of engine malfunction lamp (mil) comes on, due to software error in instrument cluster. Model 2011-15 ( nhtsa item number - 10058467 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-02-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10058551

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on transmission side, in some vehicles, the transmission fluid is leaking around the area of the oil cooler lines causing unfavorable cooling line connection tolerances to damage o rings. Model e84 (x1), e89 (z4), f22 & 23 (2 series) ( nhtsa item number - 10058551 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-07-01
Bulletin Number:
11 13 15
NHTSA Item Number:
10058986

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: The plastic oil filter might fail which will cause a leakage to the internal and /or external engine oil or coolant ( nhtsa item number - 10058986 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
3-SERIES
Year(s):
2012
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
12V176000
Recall Date:
April 20th, 2012
Units Affected:
7,600

Affected Component: Seats:front assembly:head restraint.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2012 bmw 3-series vehicles manufactured from october 19, 2011, through march 18, 2012, that have front seat head restraints that exceed the downward movement limit of 25mm in the highest position. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 202a,"head restraints. ".

Conequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the head restraint may unexpectedly move down slightly if it was adjusted to the fully extended position, increasing the risk of personal injury. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will attach a clamp to the front seat head restraint posts, free of charge. The safety recall began on may 30, 2012. Owners may contact bmw customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: 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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2
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
320I, 328I, 528I, X1 SAV, X3, Z4
Year(s):
2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
13V454000
Recall Date:
September 26th, 2013
Units Affected:
76,191

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum | service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Summary: Bmw of north america llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xdrive, and 328i xdrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xdrive sports wagons; model year 2012-2013 528i and 528i xdrive sedans, model year 2013-2014 x1 sdrive28i and x1 xdrive28i vehicles and model year 2012-2014 z4 sdrive28i roadsters. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. .

Conequence: A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will modify the vehicles to prevent insufficient vacuum pump lubrication, free of charge. The safety recall began on january 31, 2014. Owners may contact bmw customer relations 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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3
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
128I, 135I, 328I, 335I, 528I, 535I, 535I GRAN TURISMO, 640I, X3 SAV, X5 SAV, X6 SAV, Z4
Year(s):
2010, 2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
14V176000
Recall Date:
April 10th, 2014
Units Affected:
156,137

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 128i coupe, 128i convertible, 328i sedan, 328i xdrive sedan, 328i coupe, 328i convertible, 328i sports wagon and z4 sdrive 30i, 2011-2012 135i coupe, 135i convertible, 335i sedan, x5 xdrive 35i, and x6 xdrive 35i, 2011 335i xdrive sedan, 335i coupe, 335i convertible, 528i sedan, 535i sedan, 535i xdrive sedan, x3 xdrive 28i, and x3 xdrive 35i, 2010 x3 xdrive 30i, and x5 xdrive 30i, 2012 640i coupe, and 640i convertible and 2010-2012 535i gran turismo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that secure the housing for the variable camshaft timing adjustment (vanos) unit can loosen over time and may possibly break. .

Conequence: If the bolts loosen or break the engine may have reduced power or stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the four vanos housing bolts for both vanos units (intake and exhaust), free of charge. In addition, owners of approximately 170,172 model year 2010-2012 bmw vehicles equipped with inline 6 cylinder engines not covered by this recall, will receive an extended warranty to address this condition. The recall began on september 24, 2014. Owners may contact bmw at 1-800-525-7417. .

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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4
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
320I, 328I, 428I, 528I, X1 SAV, X3, Z4
Year(s):
2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
14V627000
Recall Date:
October 7th, 2014
Units Affected:
8,988

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum | service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Summary: Bmw of north america llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2014 bmw 328i xdrive sports wagon, 2012-2014 bmw 320i sedan, 328i sedan, 320i xdrive sedan, 328i xdrive sedan, 2012-2013 bmw 528i sedan, 528i xdrive sedan, 2013-2014 bmw x1 sdrive28i, x1 xdrive28i sports activity vehicle, 2013-2014 bmw x3 xdrive28i sports activity vehicle, 2012-2014 bmw z4 sdrive28i roadster, and 2014 bmw 428i coupe, and 428i xdrive coupe. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. Note: this recall is an expansion of recall 13v-454. .

Conequence: A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will install a locking ring in the camshaft to retain the camshaft seal disk in the proper location, free of charge. The recall began on december 2, 2014. 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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5
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
320I, 320XI, 328D, 328I, 328XD, 328XI, 335I, 335XI, ACTIVEHYBRID 3
Year(s):
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
15V520000
Recall Date:
August 17th, 2015
Units Affected:
7,727

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Bmw north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, and activehybrid3 vehicles manufactured october 20, 2011, to june 22, 2015, 2014-2015 328xi sports wagon vehicles manufactured march 21, 2013, to march 17, 2015, 2014-2015 328d, 328xd vehicles manufactured june 28, 2013, to april 21, 2015, and 2014-2015 328xd sports wagon vehicles manufactured july 5, 2013, to april 21, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been programmed with new software that inadvertently makes the front side marker lights inoperative in conjunction with the parking lights or the headlights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. ".

Conequence: If the side marker lights do not illuminate, the vehicle may be less visible at night, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will upload revised software to correct the issue, free of charge. The recall began on october 7, 2015. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or by email at customerrelations@bmwusa. Com. .

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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6
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).

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