AMSOIL Shipping Information
Online StoreAMSOIL Preferred Customer ProgramAMSOIL Business AccountsAMSOIL Dealership OpportunityOrder FREE AMSOIL Product CatalogContact Us
Email Price List

2011 BMW 550I OilsR.Us - Only the Best!



Oils & FiltersMaintenance ScheduleService BulletinRecallsImages
2011 BMW 550I
4.4L 8-cyl Engine Code N63B44 Engine Code N63B44A Turbo
400 bhp. @ 5500 rpm / Torque: 450 ft. lbs. @ 1750 rpm
32 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
4.4L - V 8-cyl (4395 cc) Code: N63 (Gasoline engine w/ Twin Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

We know your BMW 550I
& We offer the world's best oils, filters & more!

AMSOIL manufacture's the world's best synthetic lubricant's & filters since 1972. AMSOIL also offers substitute brands such as WIX, Mann & Donaldson making us your one-stop shop for all automotive maintenance needs.

How do I use this Product Cross Reference Guide?

Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2011 BMW 550I with engine code N63B44) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. for 2011 BMW 550I with engine code N63B44 hide.
Product Availability Listing This guide lists all available AMSOIL & substitute brand products that meet or exceed OEM (BMW) recommendation for each equipment. Any one of the recommended product can be used. One may be better than the other, you can review product details & price or contact us to ask our opinion pertaining to your usage and preference hide.
Operating Temperature Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sometimes provide different product recommendations based on operating environment temperature for a given equipment. This product cross reference guide will list such recommendations based on OEM guidelines. Some OEM recommended viscosity pertaining to a specific temperature range may not be available from AMSOIL.

However, AMSOIL products recommended for another temperature range can be safely used because AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are engineered to provide exceptional performance for significantly broader temperature range when compared to conventional & or other brand synthetic oils. For more information on a lubricants cold temperature performance; please refer to "Pour Point" from "Technical Properties" table located at the bottom of each lubricant product page hide.
Last Updated This product cross reference guide for 2011 BMW 550I engine code N63B44 was last updated on 26th June 2019 hide.
Wholesale Accounts      Shipping Information Page
  1. Engine Oil

  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, S6-53BZ (6-SPD)  »  GLS28 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Rear Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 225AL  »  GLSF0 [2]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear 225AL  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 225AL  »  GLSF1 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear 225AL  »  GLSF0 [2]

    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) [5]
  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] As of model year 07/2011.
    [3] Up to model year 07/2011.
    [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.
    [5] 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  »  9 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, With AT Initial Fill  »  12 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, With MT Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, GA8HP70Z Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    8 speed GA8HP70Z  »  9 quarts
    Manual Transmission, S6-53BZ (6-SPD)  »  3.4 pints
    Differential, 225AL Rear  »  1.9 pints
    ANTPC ANT 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  »  M18x1.5  »  30 ft/lbs [1]
    Manual Transmission S6-53BZ (6-SPD)
    Fill Plug 26 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 26 ft/lbs

    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] Replace drain plug seal.

Close Panels

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

    Oil Filter WIX 57189 Oil Filter  
  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...

Close Panels

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...
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....
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...
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...
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 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:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
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:
60,000 miles (96,000 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:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
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:
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
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):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
135,000 miles (216,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
108
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
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:
150,000 miles (240,000 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:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
144
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
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:
180,000 miles (288,000 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:
200,000 miles (320,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
8
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):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
225,000 miles (360,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
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:
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):
216
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:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
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:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
8
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):
216
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:
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:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B11-08-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10034667

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: oil separator-cold climate conditions. Certain areas of the us experience extremely cold climate conditions during the winter months. A small number of vehicles have experienced problems ranging from leaking or broken valve covers t ( nhtsa item number - 10034667 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B16-07-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10034673

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: incorrect fuel level displayed. The vehicle loses power or will not start. The fuel system may be empty although the fuel gauge indicates fuel is present. Various misfire faults and/or faults related to the high pressure fuel syste ( nhtsa item number - 10034673 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B61-07-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10034674

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there are various electrical malfunctions, for example: central locking, radio reception, tailgate, and rear lighting. Fatigued and broken wires in the tailgate harness. The problem may affect either the left or the right side harne ( nhtsa item number - 10034674 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B65-08-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10034675

Component Description: Air bags:frontal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: airbag warning illuminated; fc 9309f1 is stored in the acsm3. Airbag warning lamp is illuminated in the instrument cluster, and fault code 9309f1 (front passenger seat occupant detection) is stored in the active crash safety module ( ( nhtsa item number - 10034675 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B13-08-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10034676

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline., (C) Fuel system, gasoline:delivery., (D) Fuel system, other:delivery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: teile clearing for engine drivability and fuel system. An enhanced technical support (teileclearing) process has been developed to help identify the root causes of complaints relating to the drivability and fuel system (e. G. , long cr ( nhtsa item number - 10034676 ).

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:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-13-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10037657

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is a clanking noise from the engine or exhaust area. Wastegate valve is not completely closing and clanking. ( nhtsa item number - 10037657 ).

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:
2010-10-01
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:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-65-22-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10035246

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: replaced seat occupancy sensor mat will not enable. After replacing a cis (capacitive sensing passenger occupancy mat), the new mat will not enable when using ista/p. However, ista/p shows that the acsm (active crash safety ( nhtsa item number - 10035246 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-34-05-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037645

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is a software error causing the sleep mode of the vehicle to be delayed which could drain the battery. ( nhtsa item number - 10037645 ).

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:
2011-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-02-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040172

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready ( nhtsa item number - 10040172 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-09-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040044

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is a delayed throttle response when driving off with a high engine load. It occurs when it is hot outside, the a/c is switched on, and the wheel is turned slightly. There is a software problem. ( nhtsa item number - 10040044 ).

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-51-11-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040046

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: when outside temp is below freezing the outside doors will not close or are difficult to open. A door cable has moisture intrusion and freezes. ( nhtsa item number - 10040046 ).

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:
2011-08-01
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:
2011-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-36-02-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10041408

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: changes have been made to the vehicle+s display elements of the tire pressure monitor system. ( nhtsa item number - 10041408 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-24-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10042664

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: information is being provided regarding the off and on flashing light or service engine soon illumination while vehicle is in transportation mode. ( nhtsa item number - 10042664 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-62-04-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10041991

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: problem with instrument cluster and/or hud displays switching partially off or completely intermittently. Situation may last until next power cycle. ( nhtsa item number - 10041991 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-33-03-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10042470

Component Description: Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: when driving off or during a load reversal, a clicking noise is heard from the rear axle. ( nhtsa item number - 10042470 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-12-01
Bulletin Number:
RC-11V-521
NHTSA Item Number:
10044281

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: see document search button for owner letter. On certain model year 2008-2011 vehicles, a defect involving the electric auxiliary water pump can over heat or fail to cool engine and fire may occur in vehicle or engine compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10044281 ).

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-24-02-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043910

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: delay in engine response. ( nhtsa item number - 10043910 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-12-22-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10044288

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the engine malfunction due to excessive temperatures occurring because of vapors forming in fuel systems. ( nhtsa item number - 10044288 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-08-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10046679

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly., (B) Fuel system, other:delivery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: improper detection of an evaporative system leak caused by contamination of poppet valve inside pressure switch for tank leakage diagnosis module (nvld-natural vacuum leak detection), will be replaced. Model 2011 f10. ( nhtsa item number - 10046679 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-07-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10045282

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: while driving vehicle, at times would be rough running; white or blue smoke seen exiting exhaust system and the engine oil is consumed above specifications. ( nhtsa item number - 10045282 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB240812
NHTSA Item Number:
10051439

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: intermittently goes into park during a msa engine start. The transmission can intermittently go into the park position (p) when msa engine start is occurring. A drive gear can be selected in order to drive away, and no relevant faults ( nhtsa item number - 10051439 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-65-01-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10051912

Component Description: (A) Digital instrument panel., (B) Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Airbag warning lamp illuminated; shorted wire in front seat harness. Bmw models f07, and f10. Model years 2009-2013. ( nhtsa item number - 10051912 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-01-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052011

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: fuel tank pressure. Check engine light may illuminate with a fault code of 19401b. This light indicates that the pressure may be low as opposed to ambient. ( nhtsa item number - 10052011 ).

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:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-10-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052357

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on some vehicles, engine may go into failsafe program when vehicle accelerates due to unfavorable dme software. Models 2010-2013 f10, f13, f12. ( nhtsa item number - 10052357 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-07-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10052359

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:fuel injection system:injectors.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on some vehicles, the high pressure fuel injector, can lead to an internal failure due to incorrect operation and would need to be repaired and/or replaced. Models f01, 02, 04, 07, 10, 12, 13, e70, 71. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10052359 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-03-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052360

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: some vehicle engines may experience a delay in response to acceleration, after slowing down, due to an unfavorable software calibration. Models f10, 25, 07, e70, 71. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10052360 ).

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:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-66-03-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052367

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: software error causing the parking assistant system to malfunction. Models 2010-2013 f10, 10h, 12, 13. ( nhtsa item number - 10052367 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-13-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052612

Component Description: Electrical system:starter assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: engine, due to ambient temperatures and engine is cold, fails to turn over on first attempt, but and will turn over at second or third attempts. Model 2010-2012 f10. ( nhtsa item number - 10052612 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-14-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10053326

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: different fault codes stored for the n51, n52k, n52t, and n55 engines in the dme related to vanos and camshaft position. ( nhtsa item number - 10053326 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-36-03-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10056095

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the position of an affected tire is incorrectly displayed, when tire pressure is low, in instrument cluster and control display (cd), due to software error. Model 2011 f 01, 02, 04, 07, 10, 12, 13, 25 (x3). ( nhtsa item number - 10056095 ).

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-01-10-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057335

Component Description: Equipment adaptive.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the camshaft (vanos) adjustment units, on certain vehicle, had the limited warranty extended, without the limitation of mileage, to 10 years. ( nhtsa item number - 10057335 ).

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-32-04-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057532

Component Description: Steering:electric power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: during process of starting engine, electric power assist (eps) will be reduced, intermittently, and yellow eps warning lamp briefly illuminates, due to a brief undervoltage. ( nhtsa item number - 10057532 ).

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:
2015-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-23-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057339

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: electrical contacts for circuit heater in thermostat can develop moisture and corrosion causing service engine soon light to illuminate. ( nhtsa item number - 10057339 ).

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 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-01-05-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10058994

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: tsb contains an owner's notification letter. Select document search button below. Information provided regarding the extension of limited warranty on the in tank fuel (pump) delivery module of 10 years without mileage limitation, de ( nhtsa item number - 10058994 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5-SERIES, 5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO
Year(s):
2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
10V331000
Recall Date:
July 22nd, 2010
Units Affected:
6,080

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

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain 2010 and 2011 5-series and 5-series gran turismo passenger vehicles manufactured from january 12 through july 1, 2010. The vehicle's fuel level sensor within the fuel tank can become wedged against the tank. .

Conequence: If this occurs, the fuel gauge in the instrument cluster would display a larger amount of fuel than was actually in the tank. As a result, if the tank became empty, the vehicle could stall increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on october 18, 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).

#
2
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5-SERIES, 5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO, 7-SERIES, X5, X6
Year(s):
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
11V521000
Recall Date:
October 20th, 2011
Units Affected:
32,084

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2011 5-series, model year 2010-2011 5-series gran turismo, model year 2009-2011 7-series, model year 2010-2011 x5 sav, and model year 2008-2011 x6 sav vehicles equipped with 8- or 12-cylinder, turbocharged, engines because the circuit board for the electric auxiliary water pump can overheat. .

Conequence: This could lead to a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the auxiliary water pump free of charge. The safety recall began on december 19, 2011. Owners may contact bmw customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: This recall was expanded to include additional vehicles in april 2012. See recall no. 12v161. 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):
5-SERIES, 5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO, 6 SERIES, 7-SERIES, X5 SAV, X6 SAV
Year(s):
2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
12V161000
Recall Date:
April 10th, 2012
Units Affected:
2,846

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2011 5-series, 5-series gran turismo, model year 2012 6-series convertible, 7-series, x5 sav, and x6 sav vehicles equipped with 8- or 12-cylinder, turbocharged, engines because the circuit board for the electric auxiliary water pump can overheat. .

Conequence: This could lead to a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the auxiliary water pump free of charge. The safety recall began on april 30, 2012. Owners may contact bmw customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: This recall is an expansion of safety recall 11v521. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

#
4
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).

#
5
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO, 528I, 535I, 535I ACTIVEHYBRID, 550I, 640I, 650I, X5, X6, X6 ACTIVEHYBRID SAC
Year(s):
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
16V746000
Recall Date:
October 17th, 2016
Units Affected:
136,188

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

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 bmw x5 3. 0si, x5 4. 8i, x5 m, x5 xdrive30i, x5 xdrive35i, x5 xdrive48i and x5 xdrive50i, 2008-2011 x6 x drive35i, x6 xdrive50i and x6 m, 2010-2011 x6 activehybrid, 535i xdrive gran turismo, 535i gran turismo, 550i xdrive gran turismo and 550i gran turismo, 2011-2012 528i, 535i, 535i xdrive, 550i and 550i xdrive and 2012 535i activehybrid, 640i convertible, 650i convertible, 650i xdrive convertible, 650i coupe and 650i coupe xdrive vehicles. The affected vehicles have in-tank fuel pumps that may have insufficiently crimped wire contacts. .

Conequence: The loose wires may cause the connector to melt, resulting in a fuel leak. Additionally, the fuel pump may stop working, possibly causing an engine stall and increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump module, free of charge. The recall began february 2017. 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):
528I, 535I, 550I
Year(s):
2011
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
16V832000
Recall Date:
November 17th, 2016
Units Affected:
91

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

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2011 bmw 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and 550xi vehicles manufactured march 1, 2010, through august 31, 2011. The affected vehicles may have received a replacement sensor cluster unit (scu) during a service visit. These scus have an acceleration sensor that may have been incorrectly programmed and, as a result, the scu may not accurately determine if activation and deployment of the air bags, safety belt pre-tensioners and head restraints is necessary in the event of a crash. .

Conequence: Depending on the severity of the crash, inadequate activation of the driver and/or passenger air bags, safety belt pre-tensioners and active head restraints may increase the risk of injury. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the scu, free of charge. The recall began on december 16, 2016. 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).

#
7
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
1 SERIES M, 135I, 335D, 335I, 535I, 535I GRAN TURISMO, 550I GRAN TURISMO, 740I, 740LI, Z4
Year(s):
2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
17V067000
Recall Date:
February 2nd, 2017
Units Affected:
8,752

Affected Component: Power train:driveline:constant velocity joint.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain 2011-2012 135i coupe, 1 series m coupe and 135i convertible vehicles, 2011 z4 sdrive 35i, 335i, 335d, 335i coupe, 335is coupe, 335i convertible, 335is convertible, 535i, 535i xdrive, 535i gran turismo and 550i xdrive gran turismo vehicles and 2012 740i and 740li vehicles. The rear driveshaft constant velocity (cv) joint on the affected vehicles may fatigue and break. .

Conequence: If the cv joint breaks, the vehicle may have a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear driveshaft cv joint and, based on its production date, will replace it, free of charge. The recall began april 21, 2017. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. .

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

#
8
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).

Rating & Review Section


Was this page helpful?

(click on a star to rate)

Blog Title: 2011 BMW 550I (4.4L-N63B44) OilsR.Us - World's Best Oils & Filters
Current Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Votes & Reviews: 1 vote(s) and 1 user reviews.


Post your comments
or ask a question


smaller | bigger

1-800-615-3709

Price List Request

Receive wholesale price list in your email.