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2004 BMW X5
4.4L 8-cyl Engine Code N62 Engine Code N62 B44
315 bhp. @ 5400 rpm / Torque: 324 ft. lbs. @ 3600 rpm
32 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
4.4L - V 8-cyl (4398 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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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 (2004 BMW X5 with engine code N62) 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.

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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, LXW500  »  GLSE4

    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Transfer Case, X-Drive  »  GLSE4

    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Transfer Case, NV125  »  AF3

    Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) (ATFPK)
    OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTFQT)
  4. Front Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Front  »  GLS23

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

    Standard Differential, Front  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear 188K  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear 188K  »  GLS23

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)
  6. 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)
  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

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

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  9. 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.

  10. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  8.5 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  15.2 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 6HP26 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed 6HP26  »  9.5 quarts
    Differential, Front  »  1.3 pints
    Differential, 188K Rear  »  2.5 pints
    Transfer Case, X-Drive  »  1.9 pints
    Transfer Case, NV125  »  1.1 pints
    Transfer Case, LXW500  »  1.1 pints
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Carry out oil level check in accordance with instructions
    from a scan tool.
  11. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  12. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  M22x1.5  »  45 ft/lbs
    Oil Drain Plug  »  M12x1.5  »  19 ft/lbs
    Oil Drain Plug  »  M18x1.5  »  26 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case NV125
    Fill Plug 24 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 24 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 (C26151)  
    Air Filter WIX 42295 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter MANN Cabin Air Filter (CUK5366) [2]
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24827 Cabin Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
    [2] Charcoal Impregnated; Not all models may be outfitted with a cabin air filter. Please verify before ordering.
  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...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
PSFMulti-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
mann oil filterMANN-FILTERS Oil Filters

Oil filters from MANN-FILTER purify oil of dirt and solid particles such as dust, abraded metal, carbon deposits and soot particles. The filter housing is pressure-resistant, protected against corrosion and features a long-life elastomer seal. Use Part Number drop down to select filter.
mann air filterMANN-FILTERS Air Filters

MANN-FILTER air filters feature optimum pleat geometry for maximum dirt holding capacity and high filtration efficiency for engine protection. They also correct air flow, enhancing engine protection.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
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):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
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):
72
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
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:
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:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
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):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
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):
144
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
200,000 miles (320,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
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):
168
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
225,000 miles (360,000 km)
Action:
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:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
192
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
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:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
240
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
5120604
NHTSA Item Number:
10008430

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages:hatchback/liftgate:lock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Upper hatch lights are on when the hatch is closed; upper hatch opens by itself; upper hatch will not soft close (sca function inactivate). ( nhtsa item number - 10008430 ).

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:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1220404
NHTSA Item Number:
10010945

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Poor throttle response from a stop. This service measure supersedes smm1220404 dated 04/07/2004. ( nhtsa item number - 10010945 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-02-01
Bulletin Number:
1220405
NHTSA Item Number:
10012787

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Check engine lamp illuminated intake and ambient temperature faults stored in dme. ( nhtsa item number - 10012787 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-04-01
Bulletin Number:
5420105
NHTSA Item Number:
10014901

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Panoramic roof won't close from the vent position. ( nhtsa item number - 10014901 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
2420205
NHTSA Item Number:
10014893

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Harsh 2-1 downshift. ( nhtsa item number - 10014893 ).

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:
2006-03-01
Bulletin Number:
360106
NHTSA Item Number:
10020008

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Erroneous flat tire warning. ( nhtsa item number - 10020008 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-02-01
Bulletin Number:
510307
NHTSA Item Number:
10021405

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages:hood:latch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Install hood latch corrosion resistant clip. ( nhtsa item number - 10021405 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B 340307
NHTSA Item Number:
10025363

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Dsc warning lamp illuminated. E70 (x5) vehicles produced up to january 28, 2007. ( nhtsa item number - 10025363 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B61 11 07
NHTSA Item Number:
10024508

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Missing clip on power cable causes various electrical complaints. ( nhtsa item number - 10024508 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-23-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032813

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: fc 2ef4 characteristic map thermostat. Complaints that the service engine soon lamp is illuminated. Fault code 2ef4 characteristic map thermostat is stored in dme fault memory. Dme software calibration related to high heatin ( nhtsa item number - 10032813 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-11-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032844

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: missing clip on power cable causes various electrical complaints. Vehicle will not start. Instrument cluster or displays are flickering. Remote control will not unlock vehicle. Various control modules cannot be accessed usin ( nhtsa item number - 10032844 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-13-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032845

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: electronic malfunction cc message caused by shorted wiring. The electronic malfunction check control message may be displayed; the sounds system emits a static noise from the speakers; the rfk (rear view camera) does not pan; ( nhtsa item number - 10032845 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-36-05-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032988

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: tire warning light illuminated due to low ambient temperature. Model e90, e91(3 series);e92, e92 (3 series); e60 (5 series); e60 (m5); e63, e64 (6 series); e63, e64 (m6); e65, e66 (7 series); e70 (x5); e83 (x3); and e85, e86 (z4). ( nhtsa item number - 10032988 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B37-03-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10025775

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: dynamic drive (ars) front sway bar repairs. E70 (x5) with sport package option code zsp. ( nhtsa item number - 10025775 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-09-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10032781

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: driveability complaints due to cooling fan relay failure. The customer may complain of intermittent driveability problems, described as-engine is lacking power when accelerating uphill; transmission will not upshift under hea ( nhtsa item number - 10032781 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B12 08 08
NHTSA Item Number:
10025582

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service action on my 2005 and 2006 e53 (x5) with m54 engine and gm5 transmission produced 09/2004-10/2006 - reprogram dme. ( nhtsa item number - 10025582 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B12 04 08
NHTSA Item Number:
10025583

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: E53 with m54 and gm5 - reprogram dme. E53 (x5) with m54 engine and gm5 transmission produced 9/3003 - 10/2004. ( nhtsa item number - 10025583 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B34 01 08
NHTSA Item Number:
10025586

Component Description: Parking brake:indicator light.

Service Bulletin Summary: The parking brake warning is illuminated and fault code 6032 is stored. For model e70 (x5). ( nhtsa item number - 10025586 ).

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:
2008-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-12-04-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10028370

Component Description: (A) Digital instrument panel., (B) Electrical system., (C) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: check engine lamp illuminated and/or vehicle overheats. Models e83, e85, e86, e70, e90, e91, e92, e93, e60 and e61. ( nhtsa item number - 10028370 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B51-30-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10029008

Component Description: (A) Structure., (B) Structure:body., (C) Structure:body:hood., (D) Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: water leak in the front right footwell area causing the carpet to become wet. ( nhtsa item number - 10029008 ).

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-B130209
NHTSA Item Number:
10029544

Component Description: Fuel system, diesel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: diesel: diagnosis for low pressure fuel supply faults. Service engine soon lamp is illuminated (a fuel pump malfunction message is displayed in the cc) and a combination of the following fault codes may be stored in the dde control mod ( nhtsa item number - 10029544 ).

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:
2009-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B31-01-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10031624

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: replacement of front outer cv joint. Complaints of clicking or grinding noises coming from the front axle area when making a turn. The front outer constant velocity joint boot is split open and the joint is already damaged. ( nhtsa item number - 10031624 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-15-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10032640

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: various electrical problems are possible on the vehicle: warning lamps illuminated in the instrument cluster; check control messages; systems inoperative; fuse blown; wipers in default mode (permanently on); and fault codes f ( nhtsa item number - 10032640 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-34-03-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032641

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Electrical system:wiring., (C) Electronic stability control., (D) Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: dsc warning lamp illuminated. The dsc (dynamic stability control) warning lamp is illuminated and some or all of the following fault codes are stored: 6e58; 6e04; 53ba; d36f; 55c3; 6eca; and the wipers may also be operating ( nhtsa item number - 10032641 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10032642

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: diagnosis for low pressure fuel supply faults. The service engine soon lamp is illuminated (a fuel pump malfuction message is displayed in the cc), and a combination of the following fault codes may be stored in the dde cont ( nhtsa item number - 10032642 ).

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:
2010-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-04-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10041804

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the bulb has failed on the daytime running lamp. ( nhtsa item number - 10041804 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B61-15-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10034666

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: various electrical problems. On the vehicle, various electrical problems are possible. Warning lamps illuminated in the instrument cluster; check control messages; systems inoperative; fuse blown; wipers in default mode (permanently o ( nhtsa item number - 10034666 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-32-04-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10036979

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a new technical process has been created for bmw to identify causes of steering complaints with a wide range of models. ( nhtsa item number - 10036979 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-03-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10036981

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

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

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-02-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10037025

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: procedure for determining and replacing incandescent and halogen light bulbs under warranty. ( nhtsa item number - 10037025 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-08-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037026

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: elctronically disconnecting the junction box without disconnecting the battery will cause damage to the rear power distribution box. ( nhtsa item number - 10037026 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-26-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037027

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: model e70 equipped with an automatic tailgate. The rear tailgate may not operate in either direction due to wiring damage. ( nhtsa item number - 10037027 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-65-36-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10037078

Component Description: (A) Air bags., (B) Electrical system: software., (C) Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the airbag warning lamp is illuminated due to a software error. ( nhtsa item number - 10037078 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-52-08-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10037238

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:power adjust.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there are noises when adjusting the front driver or passenger seates. ( nhtsa item number - 10037238 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-10-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10040177

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready ( nhtsa item number - 10040177 ).

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:
2011-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-05-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10042704

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on certain vehicles, the xenon headlamp often have no trouble found when returned and tested thru warranty parts system. The root cause is not possible to be identify. ( nhtsa item number - 10042704 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-010511
NHTSA Item Number:
10051299

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: see document search button for owner letter. N52k engine dmtl pump: emissions warranty extensions to 10 years/120,000 miles. Bmw has become aware of a potential problem with the durability of the tank leak diagnostic module (dmtl) pu ( nhtsa item number - 10051299 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB160712
NHTSA Item Number:
10051419

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service action: replace the left and right fuel level sensor. Due to high proportion of ethanol in the fuel, the internal mechanisms of the fuel level sensors may swell. This may inhibit the movement of one or both of the fuel level se ( nhtsa item number - 10051419 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-05-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10051971

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: batter discharged because of unfavorable driving profile. This is caused on short trips (less than 3 miles) or when the telephone or entertainment system is used for up to 30 minutes while vehicle is stationary. Models x5, x6 all mod ( nhtsa item number - 10051971 ).

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:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-17-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10053585

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: oil leaks from the air hose on turbocharger. This is designated for e70, and e90 models with m57y diesel engines. Service engine soon lamp may be illuminated. ( nhtsa item number - 10053585 ).

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:
2014-10-01
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 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
X5
Year(s):
2004
Manufacturer:
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
NHTSA ID:
03V475000
Recall Date:
November 14th, 2003
Units Affected:
350

Affected Component: Power train:driveline:differential unit.

Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the bolts that hold the front differential, the right output shaft housing flange at the engine, and the right-hand engine support may be insufficiently tightened. .

Conequence: With prolonged driving, these bolts could become loose, cause damage to the engine and transmission housings. The right output shaft could become disconnected, affecting the ability to control the vehicle, which could result in a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect and retighten the drivetrain fasteners. Owner notification began november 28, 2003. 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). .

#
2
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). .

#
3
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
X5
Year(s):
2004
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
04V402000
Recall Date:
August 13th, 2004
Units Affected:
297

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

Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the in-tank fuel line may have been attached incorrectly. .

Conequence: Engine stalling could occur, even though the vehicle's fuel gauge indicates that fuel is present in the tank. Depending upon traffic and road conditions, this could result in a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the in-tank suction jet pump fuel line and if necessary, reattach according to specifications. This recall began september 9, 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):
X5
Year(s):
2004
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
04V409000
Recall Date:
August 18th, 2004
Units Affected:
358

Affected Component: Power train:clutch assembly:pedal/linkage.

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles with 3. 0 l engines and manual transmissions, if the vehicle is in first gear, and moving slowly, with the accelerator pedal held in a constant position of low engine speed and with the clutch pedal held in a partially depressed position, engine speed may increase. .

Conequence: The vehicle could accelerate unexpectedly, which could result in a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will reprogram the vehicle's digital engine management control unit. The recall began on september 8, 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). .

#
5
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
325CI, 325I, 325XI, 330CI, 330I, 330XI, 525I, 530I, 540I, M3, M5, X5
Year(s):
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
15V318000
Recall Date:
May 28th, 2015
Units Affected:
419,235

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

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i, and 330xi sedans, and 325xi and 325i sportswagons, 2002-2006 330ci, 325ci, and m3 convertibles and 325i, 330i, and m3 coupes, 2002-2003 m5, 540i, 525i sedan, and 530i sedans, and 540i and 525i sportswagons, and 2003 x5 3. 0i and 4. 4i sports activity vehicles. Please note that the 5-series and x5 vehicles are only included if they are equipped with the optional sports steering wheel. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall began aug 2016. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: this recall supersedes recall 14v-348 in its entirety. Additionally, vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Note: on december 17, 2015 bmw removed the model year 2004 x5 3. 0i and 4. 4i sports activity vehicle from this recall. Those vehicles were mistakenly identified as including the air bags that are subject to this recall. .

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

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