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2004 BMW 745LI
4.4L 8-cyl Engine Code N62 Engine Code N62 B44
325 bhp. @ 6100 rpm / Torque: 330 ft. lbs. @ 3600 rpm
32 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
4.4L - V 8-cyl (4398 cc) Code: N62 (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1

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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.

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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear 215K  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 215K  »  GLS23

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

    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) [1]

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

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

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

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  7. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Models with combined power steering,
    hydraulic brake booster and self leveling suspension
    refer to label on top of reservoir for proper fluid
    recommendation.
    [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.

  8. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  8.5 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  14.8 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, A6HP26Z Initial Fill  »  4.2 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed V8 A6HP26Z  »  9.5 quarts
    Differential, 215K Rear  »  3.4 pints
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. 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

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

    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (HU7155X)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57171 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C301531)  
    Air Filter WIX 46939 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33601 Fuel Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

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

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

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake rotors
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rotating discs mounted to the front and/or rear spindles and axles, which brake pads clamp to when the brake pedal is depressed to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.32
Parts Units:
7.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pads, front
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Brake linings, shoes, or pads are parts of a brake system bonded to an expendable friction material that, when hydraulically acted upon, create enough resistance to stop a vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
On-board diagnosis system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A computer-controlled system that identifies malfunctioning or out-of-adjustment components under its control through the display of trouble codes. The presence of trouble codes is usually indicated by an intermittently or constantly lit "check engine " or "service engine soon" light.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Power steering fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Hydraulic fluid used in a power steering system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Check operation
Item:
Lights & accessories
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Any source of illumination and any electrically operated convenience device.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Battery
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A box containing lead plates filled with a water and acid mixture that stores electricity generated by the alternator. It is the source of power for parts of the car that operate on electricity.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Body
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The outer panels that shroud the mechanical and electrical workings of a vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Seat belts
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The latching straps in a vehicle designed to minimize the risk of serious injury to the user in the event of an accident when used as suggested.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Supplemental Restraint System
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: System composed of a safety devices that do not require any action on the part of the occupants to be effective, and its controls and sensors.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Underbody
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The area of a vehicle that is typically not visible from above and that is exposed to the road.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Windshield wipers & washer
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Motorized mechanical arms with rubber inserts used to wipe the windshield or back glass. A small pump and reservoir that can direct a jet of cleaning solution at the windshield or back glass.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & adjust air pressure
Item:
Spare tire
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A full-size or compact-size extra wheel and tire stored on a vehicle for use when necessary.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Perform
Item:
Road test
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The actual driving of a vehicle under real-world conditions in order to find any abnormalities in its operation.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Reset
Item:
Service reminder light
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A light that indicates that general vehicle maintenance is needed or that a specific service is required.
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
48
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
4
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:
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
07122004
NHTSA Item Number:
10010966

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Retail delivery stop on 2004 my 8 & 12 cylinder vehicles produced may 2004 through july 2004. Due to a manufacturing error, the engine control module mail fail. This could cause the vehicle to stall unexpectedly or fail to start at all. ( nhtsa item number - 10010966 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
07142004
NHTSA Item Number:
10010968

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Part 2. Service action & delivery stop. ( nhtsa item number - 10010968 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
610304
NHTSA Item Number:
10009569

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Program control units. Service action. ( nhtsa item number - 10009569 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-06-01
Bulletin Number:
110504
NHTSA Item Number:
10012805

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: M62tu/s62 secondary air diagnostics and air delivery passage cleaning procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 10012805 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1220105
NHTSA Item Number:
10012788

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Loss of power while decelerating and turning or coming to a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 10012788 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-15-05
NHTSA Item Number:
10032990

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: diagnosis of dme me 9. 2 map thermostat fault 2ef4/279b. The service engine soon light illuminated. The engine does not overheat and the map thermostat operates properly. Possible causes are deterioration of coolant quality; increas ( nhtsa item number - 10032990 ).

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:
SI-B12-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10029684

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon lamp or the check gas cap warnings are illuminated while driving. When diagnosed, the dme has stored faults for small leak, micro leak, super fine leak, or large leak in relation to the tank ventilation or evaporati ( nhtsa item number - 10029684 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-11-01-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10029025

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: small number of vehicles experience problems ranging from leaking oil filler caps, leaking or broken valve covers, to complete engine failure in extremely cold climate conditions. Moisture accumulating in engine crankcase ventilation v ( nhtsa item number - 10029025 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B630409
NHTSA Item Number:
10029264

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting:headlights., (B) Exterior lighting:headlights:high/low beam dimmer switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: low beam headlamps are switched on, or after starting the engine, one of the xenon low beam headlamps flashes serveral times, and then intermittenly switches off. ( nhtsa item number - 10029264 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B12-11-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10029604

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: vehicle may intermittently exhibit any of the following: hard to start or may not start; engine runs rough and lacks or loses power; engine power reduced. Vapor lock in the fuel system could occur under certain engine operating conditi ( nhtsa item number - 10029604 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B72-01-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10029964

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the safety belts for the front seats have an electric motor-driven reel (ema) which will retract/pretension the seat belt a specified amount when certain hazardous driving situations are present. ( nhtsa item number - 10029964 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B61-06-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10029348

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: sporadically, the following conditions may occur-wipers are running on a dry window; speedometer and tachometer are inoperative; check control message emf dropped out (drive control system emergency mode). ( nhtsa item number - 10029348 ).

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:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-17-03-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10033132

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: n63 turbocharger auxiliary water pump faults. The service engine soon lamp is illuminated with the following fault codes stored in the dme control module. Turbocharger coolant pump, control line, electric, 0x1016-line inter ( nhtsa item number - 10033132 ).

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:
2010-08-01
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:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-01-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10035010

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: transmission warning light is illuminated and the transmission enters failsafe mode. Fault code 4f81 (ratio monitoring, clutch a), in some cases combined with the subsequent faults 507b/507c (parking gear sensor implausible s ( nhtsa item number - 10035010 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-10-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10035244

Component Description: (A) Equipment adaptive., (B) Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: adaptive headlights. A check control (cc) message is displayed for the adaptive headlights. The headlamps no longer turn with steering wheel movement. Fault code 800fc6 is entered in the footwell module (frm3). A second tu ( nhtsa item number - 10035244 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

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

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
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:
2012-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-07-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043689

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: after a few miles or several thousand miles, check control message, hybrid malfunction, may appear after programming of software for vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 10043689 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-06-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043714

Component Description: (A) Air bags., (B) Steering:column.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: steering column switch center contains one or more faults: internal control, steering wheel lock range exceeded, wiper angle defective. Various check control messages appear with airbag warning lamp illuminated. ( nhtsa item number - 10043714 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B61-17-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10044024

Component Description: (A) Interior lighting., (B) Visibility:power window devices and controls., (C) Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: wipers lights and front power windows are inoperative. This situation may start and lead to a permanent fault. Also included model f07 (5 series gran turismo) model years up to march 2012. ( nhtsa item number - 10044024 ).

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:
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 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5 SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES, X5
Year(s):
2004
Manufacturer:
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
NHTSA ID:
04V344000
Recall Date:
July 14th, 2004
Units Affected:
4,102

Affected Component: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles equipped with 8 and 12 cylinder engines, the digital engine management control (emc) units were not produced according to specifications. .

Conequence: As a result, engine stalling will occur after a short period of operation. The vehicle may not be able to restart. Also, a loss of power steering and, after repeated actuation of the brake pedal, a loss of brake power assist will occur. These conditions could result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a new digital engine management control unit. The recall began on july 16, 2004. Owners should contact bmw at 1-800-831-1117. .

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

#
2
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
7 SERIES
Year(s):
2004
Manufacturer:
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
NHTSA ID:
04V379000
Recall Date:
August 9th, 2004
Units Affected:
3,940

Affected Component: Seats.

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the software programming of the driver's seat occupant detection system (ods) may not be able to reliably determine if the driver's seat is occupied. .

Conequence: In certain crash conditions, the driver's front air bag, head protection system, safety belt pretensioner, and knee air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury to a seat occupant. .

Remedy: Dealers will reprogram the software for the driver's seat occupant detection system. The recall began october 13, 2004. Owners should contact bmw at 1-800-831-1117. .

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

#
3
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5 SERIES, 7 SERIES
Year(s):
2003, 2004
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
04V575000
Recall Date:
December 6th, 2004
Units Affected:
17,905

Affected Component: Seats:front assembly:seat heater/cooler.

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles equipped with front seat heating systems, upon entering and exiting the vehicle, excessive contact with the side bolster that is contained in the seat's backrest may damage the heating mat located in this area. If such damage were to occur, with the system turned on, the vehicle occupant may feel excessive heat from this area. .

Conequence: It is possible that the heating mat in the backrest's side bolster could overheat and damage, or melt a small hole in, this area of the seat cover. If this happened, it could lead to an occupant being burned. .

Remedy: Dealers will modify the seat heating circuit. The recall is expected to begin during december 2004. Owners 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). .

#
4
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5 SERIES, 5-SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES
Year(s):
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
10V446000
Recall Date:
October 1st, 2010
Units Affected:
198,352

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2004-2010 5-series, 6-series, and model year 2002-2008 7-series vehicles. A check valve of the brake vacuum pump may leak a small amount of lubricating oil. Over time this could result in contamination of the brake booster. .

Conequence: Power assist braking performance could be adversely affected. In extreme cases there could be a complete loss of power assist braking. An unexpected reduction or loss in power braking assist may increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on november 24, 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).

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