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2012 BMW X6
4.4L 8-cyl Engine Code S63B44A Engine Code S63B44A Turbo
400 bhp. @ 5500 rpm / Torque: 450 ft. lbs. @ 1750 rpm
32 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
4.4L - V 8-cyl (4395 cc) Code: N63 (Gasoline engine w/ Twin Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, ATC700  »  GLSE4

    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  4. Front Differential

    Standard Differential, Front  »  GLSG8

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Front  »  GLSG8

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Rear Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Lt. Dynamic Unit  »  GLS60 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Rt. Dynamic Unit  »  GLS60 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear Center Unit Only  »  GLSF1 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  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) [2]

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

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

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

    [1] Dynamic Performance Type Axle. Right and left Dynamic Units
    require special lubricant that is different then that used
    in center unit. Do Not intermix
    [2] Models with combined power steering,
    hydraulic brake booster and self leveling suspension
    refer to label on top of reservoir for proper fluid
    recommendation.
    [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.

  9. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  9 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  18.2 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, GA6HP26Z Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed GA6HP26Z  »  10.6 quarts
    Differential, Front  »  1.3 pints
    Differential, Center Unit Only Rear  »  2.1 pints [3]
    Differential, Lt. Dynamic Unit Rear  »  1.1 pints [3]
    Differential, Rt. Dynamic Unit Rear  »  1.1 pints [3]
    Transfer Case, ATC700  »  1.9 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.
    [3] Dynamic Performance Type Axle. Right and left Dynamic Units
    require special lubricant that is different then that used
    in center unit. Do Not intermix
  10. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  11. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  M18x1.5  »  30 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

    Oil Filter WIX 57189 Oil Filter [1]

    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...
SVG75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

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

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

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
36,000 miles (57,600 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
72,000 miles (115,200 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
108,000 miles (172,800 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
135,000 miles (216,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
108
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
144,000 miles (230,400 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
144
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
200,000 miles (320,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
216,000 miles (345,600 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
225,000 miles (360,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
252,000 miles (403,200 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
288,000 miles (460,800 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
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:
2012-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-24-02-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10043910

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

Bulletin Date:
2012-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B12-05-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10044019

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the engine speed may drop significantly below normal idling speed if the steering wheel is turned at sharply lower road speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 10044019 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-11-05-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10044290

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon light comes on. Engine breather line (crankcase ventilation hose) failed, causing vehicle to run rough. This is due to plastic material used for crankcase ventilation hose becomes brittle and break. ( nhtsa item number - 10044290 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-08-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10046859

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: due to damaged seal ring, during assembly, engine oil is leaking from engine oil pump volume control valve gasket seal ring. Models e70, e71, f01, f02, f04, f07, f10, f12, f13. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10046859 ).

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

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

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-13-06-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10049699

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: when using one of the test plans and ista/d 2. 33, will encounter, in the display, an error, when diagnosing low pressure fuel supply sensor that need not be replaced. Models 370, 71, 72, f01, 02, 04, 07, 10, 12, 13. No model years l ( nhtsa item number - 10049699 ).

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

Component Description: Electrical system.

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

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

Component Description: Electrical system.

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

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
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-12-16-11
NHTSA Item Number:
10041407

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon light is on and the engine has reduced power with trouble codes stored. ( nhtsa item number - 10041407 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-05-12
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:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-08-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10052295

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: while on hills, engine response may not be fulfilled, when accelerator pedal is depressed and if auto hold function is activated. Models 2010-2013 e70, e71. ( nhtsa item number - 10052295 ).

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-84-03-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10056099

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: when using iphone, various connectivity failures occur, such as disconnection of call, list of contacts incomplete, due to the variants and software used. Model 2008-2014. ( nhtsa item number - 10056099 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-14-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10045283

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: experiencing loss of engine power, service engine soon lamp is illuminated, a noise, like rattling, coming from engine compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10045283 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-12-01
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:
2015-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-16-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057338

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: on certain vehicles, engine timing chain should be checked for early stages of wear, and a repair solution should be provided. ( nhtsa item number - 10057338 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
5-SERIES, 5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO, 6 SERIES, 7-SERIES, X5 SAV, X6 SAV
Year(s):
2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA ID:
12V161000
Recall Date:
April 10th, 2012
Units Affected:
2,846

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

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

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

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

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

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
128I, 135I, 328I, 335I, 528I, 535I, 535I GRAN TURISMO, 640I, X3 SAV, X5 SAV, X6 SAV, Z4
Year(s):
2010, 2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
14V176000
Recall Date:
April 10th, 2014
Units Affected:
156,137

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

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

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

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

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
1 SERIES M, 128I, 135I, 325, 328, 330, 335, M3, X1 SAV, X3 SAV, X5 SAV, X6 ACTIVEHYBRID SAC, X6 SAC
Year(s):
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
16V071000
Recall Date:
February 5th, 2016
Units Affected:
840,000

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

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 128i and 135i coupes and convertibles and 1 series m coupes, 2006-2011 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 328i xdrive, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi, 335i xdrive sedans, 2009-2011 335d sedans, 2006-2012 325xit, 328i and 328xi sports wagons, 2007-2013 328i, 328xi, 328i xdrive, 335i, 335xi, 335i xdrive, 335is and m3 coupes and convertibles, 2013-2015 x1 sdrive28i, x1 xdrive28i and x1 xdrive35i savs, 2007-2010 x3 xdrive30i savs, 2007-2013 x5 xdrive30i, x5 xdrive35i, x5 xdrive48i, x5 xdrive50i and x5 m savs, 2009-2013 bmw x5 xdrive35d savs, 2008-2014 x6 xdrive35i, x6 xdrive50i, and x6 m sacs, 2010-2011 bmw x6 xdrive50i sacs and 2008-2011 m3 sedan vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. .

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

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module or inflator depending on the vehicle model, free of charge. The recall began march 9, 2018. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. .

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

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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
X5, X6
Year(s):
2007, 2008, 2009, 2012
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
17V020000
Recall Date:
January 10th, 2017
Units Affected:
48,951

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain 2012 x5 xdrive30i, x5 xdrive35i, x5 xdrive48i, x5 xdrive50i, x5 m, x6 xdrive35i, x6 xdrive50i, and x6 m vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u. S. Virgin islands, or "zone a. " additionally, unless included in "zone a" above, bmw is recalling certain 2009 x5 xdrive30i, x5 xdrive35i, x5 xdrive48i, x5 xdrive50i, and x5 m vehicles, 2008-2009 x6 xdrive 35i, x6 xdrive50i, x6 m, and 2009 x5 xdrive35d vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in arizona, arkansas, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new mexico, north carolina, ohio, oklahoma, pennsylvania, tennessee, virginia, and west virginia, or "zone b. "additionally, unless included in "zone a" or "zone b" above, bmw is recalling certain 2007-2008 x5 xdrive30i, x5 xdrive35i, x5 xdrive48i, x5 xdrive50i and x5 m vehicles, and 2008 x6 xdrive35i, x6 xdrive50i, and x6 m vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in the states of alaska, colorado, connecticut, idaho, iowa, maine, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, montana, new hampshire, new york, north dakota, oregon, rhode island, south dakota, utah, vermont, washington, wisconsin, and wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator or air bag module, free of charge. Interim letters were mailed march 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. 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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Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
X5, X6, X6 ACTIVEHYBRID SAC
Year(s):
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
17V138000
Recall Date:
March 2nd, 2017
Units Affected:
121,909

Affected Component: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc, (bmw) is recalling certain 2011-2013 x5 xdrive35i, x5 xdrive50i, x5 m and x5 xdrive35d vehicles, 2011-2014 x6 xdrive35i, x6 xdrive50i and x6m vehicles, and 2011 x6 activehybrid vehicles. Water and debris may enter the front driveshaft's universal joint, causing excessive wear and possibly resulting in the joint's failure. .

Conequence: If the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. Additionally, continued driving of the vehicle with a broken front universal joint may damage other components. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began on april 18, 2017. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. .

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

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