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2011 BMW X3
3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code N52 Engine Code N52 B30A
240 bhp. @ 6600 rpm / Torque: 221 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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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. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, ATC450  »  GLSE4

    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  4. Front Differential

    Standard Differential, Front 170AL/175AL  »  GLSG8

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear 188LW  »  GLSF0 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear 188LW  »  GLSF1 [2]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear 215LW  »  GLSF0 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear 215LW  »  GLSF1 [2]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

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

    [1] As of model year 07/2011.
    [2] Up to model year 07/2011.
    [3] 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  »  6.9 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, w/ AT Initial Fill  »  10.7 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, w/ MT Initial Fill  »  10.5 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, GA8HP45Z Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    8 speed GA8HP45Z  »  9 quarts
    Differential, 170AL/175AL Front  »  1.3 pints
    Differential, 188LW Rear  »  1.7 pints
    Differential, 215LW Rear  »  1.9 pints
    Transfer Case, ATC450  »  1.7 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.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  M12x1.5  »  19 ft/lbs [1]
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 44 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 44 ft/lbs


    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] Replace drain plug seal.

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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...
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:
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:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.7
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:
200,000 miles (320,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
200,000 miles (320,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
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:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
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:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-27-01-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10037061

Component Description: Power train:transfer case (4-wheel drive).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a fault for oil wear is stored in the memory, but it does not illuminate the warning lamp. ( nhtsa item number - 10037061 ).

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-65-24-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10037050

Component Description: Air bags:frontal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: operating description of the passenger airbag status light. ( nhtsa item number - 10037050 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-02-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037071

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: The transmission warning light is on and the vehicle will not move forward or backwards. Engine speed only increases while in neutral or park. ( nhtsa item number - 10037071 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-22-01-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037072

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there can be vibration in the engine while driving at various speeds due to engine mount bracket bolts. ( nhtsa item number - 10037072 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-17-03-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037047

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there is an internal defect with the electric fan and it may not run in certain conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 10037047 ).

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:
2011-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-01-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037934

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready updated on 06/08/2011. ( nhtsa item number - 10037934 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B51-03-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10038188

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready ( nhtsa item number - 10038188 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-01-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10040171

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready ( nhtsa item number - 10040171 ).

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:
2011-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-01-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10039767

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly:pressure relief devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a process has been created to identify causes of customer complaints related to the tank ventilation valve. ( nhtsa item number - 10039767 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

Bulletin Date:
2011-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-11-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10041395

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there may be multiple electrical malfunctions such as: high-beam headlight switches on when using the one-touch directional. Turn signal indicator works only when the high-beam headlight is on. Turn signal indicator cannot be switched ( nhtsa item number - 10041395 ).

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:
2011-08-01
Bulletin Number:
CSC-512911
NHTSA Item Number:
10044679

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:rear window.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: see document search button for owner letter. Information regarding the defect in the rear window defroster that fails to operate properly. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10044679 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-29-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10042685

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:rear window.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: due to electrochemical reactions, on some vehicles, the heating conductors and foil connectors, the rear window defroster may fail to operate properly. ( nhtsa item number - 10042685 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-05-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10042471

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: fuel gauge sensor is not registering correct fuel level of full or near empty properly. Improvement task force available to help with diagnosis and repair of fuel level sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 10042471 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-03-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043715

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: when vehicle is moving, windshield wipers turn on by themselves and fails to turn off when vehicle is turned off. ( nhtsa item number - 10043715 ).

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-62-01-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043865

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: gauge needles randomly stop in wrong position on instrument cluster, moving the wrong way, showing incorrect values and remain in wrong position after ignition is switched off. ( nhtsa item number - 10043865 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-08-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043921

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service action: replace passenger front window regulator. ( nhtsa item number - 10043921 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B61-13-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10044023

Component Description: Electrical system:fuses and circuit breakers.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw:various functions of the electrical system fail. In rare cases, the vehicle may not start. One of the 100-amp fuses in the rear power distribution box (z3) mounted on the battery has failed. ( nhtsa item number - 10044023 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B63-02-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10044026

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: heavy condensation on xenon headlights. In heavy rain conditions or high humidty, condensation may build up inside one or both headlight(s). The condensation is still present even after a few dry days. ( nhtsa item number - 10044026 ).

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

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

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

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

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

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

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-66-01-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10051999

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: due to wiring harness short circuit, the front and/or rear pdc sensors fails to work when reverse gear is selected or button (pdc) is pressed. Model 2011-2013 f25. ( nhtsa item number - 10051999 ).

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-12-12-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052358

Component Description: Electrical system:alternator/generator/regulator.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on some vehicles, the alternator would malfunction, due to sporadically charging or not charge at all, intermittently, when engine's at operating temperature. Models f10, f25. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10052358 ).

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:
2013-08-01
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:
2014-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B65 04 14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057707

Component Description: (A) Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module., (B) Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw:some bmw models may or may not display airbag warning light. 6/22/15 ( nhtsa item number - 10057707 ).

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:
2014-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-18-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10056324

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: in some vehicles, when the k can2 wiring is shorted, no communication with any control modules (box electronics, telematic control module,car access system, radio/navigation, central gateway model or footwell module) during vehicle te ( nhtsa item number - 10056324 ).

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-63-09-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057566

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: some vehicles, with 552 option, are experiencing a malfunction of led headlight on one where it flickers on an doff during driving and the control check message is indicating defective driving light or parking light. ( nhtsa item number - 10057566 ).

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:
2015-07-01
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):
X3
Year(s):
2011
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
11V341000
Recall Date:
June 29th, 2011
Units Affected:
51

Affected Component: Steering:electric power assist system.

Summary: Bmw is recalling certain model year 2011 x3 passenger vehicles manufactured from april 27, 2011, through june 8, 2011. A control module in the electric power steering (eps) unit may malfunction, resulting in a sudden loss of power steering assistance. .

Conequence: Sudden loss of power steering assistance could increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during august 2011. Owners may contact bmw customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417. .

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

#
2
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).

#
3
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
X3, X4
Year(s):
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
16V333000
Recall Date:
May 23rd, 2016
Units Affected:
188,668

Affected Component: Child seat:vehicle latch anchor.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2011-2017, x3 sdrive28i, x3 xdrive28i and x3 xdrive35i, vehicles manufactured july 2, 2010 to april 14, 2016, 2015-2017 x3 xdrive28d vehicles manufactured march 10, 2014 to march 31, 2016, and 2015-2017 x4 xdrive28i, x4 xdrive35i and x4 xdrivem40i vehicles manufactured march3, 2014 to april 15, 2016. The affected vehicles have lower anchor bars for securing child restraint seats that may become damaged when using the european-isofix-type, rigid-style connector, child restraint system. .

Conequence: Damaged lower anchor bars may increase the child's risk of injury in the event of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will weld a reinforcing bracket to the lower anchor bars and the vehicle body, free of charge. The recall began on july 13, 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).

#
4
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
128I, 328I, 525I, 528I, 530I, X3, X5, Z4
Year(s):
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
17V683000
Recall Date:
October 30th, 2017
Units Affected:
740,561

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

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

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

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

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

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