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2003 530i - Oil separator/Seized Engine/Service bulletin...

Discussion in 'E39 (1997-2003)' started by Dschneider, Feb 15, 2010.

    Dschneider guest

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    A week ago my 03 530i suffered a seized engine/billowing clouds of white smoke out the exhaust after about 3 minutes from a cold start in a cold outdoor garage. :(

    Had it towed to my trusted service shop - which is not Tulley BMW here in Nashua NH. They promptly diagnosed it as a failure of the oil separator (all the oil was at the top of the engine - none below). Found and installed an engine ($5800). We're now trying to burn off all the oil that's in the exhaust system...

    Discovered that there is a Service Bulletin for all M54 Engine models (at http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=210092&d=1259409341 ). :eek: Note that this states that "complete engine failure" is a possible outcome. There is a kit that fixes the problem for the M54 Engine.

    BMW USA was less than helpful - but stated that had I taken it to the dealer they "might have been able to do something". I find this position beyond absurd -- since in order to know that the cause of the problem was this design defect, the engine has to be in the dis-assembly process.

    I'd strongly suggest folks that live in the cold with M54's get this kit installed.

    Given this is a known failure with an engineered correction, I strongly believe BMW had a duty to let the owners know about this.

    I've filed a complaint with the NTSB, will file one with NH's Consumer Protection agency, alerted Consumer reports, and am considering legal action.

    Any other thoughts?

    Dennis

    (Who is driving an 08 M3/our 5th BMW - and before this incident would not have considered driving anything but a BMW...)

    PS: This service bulletin appears to have been issued in December of 2003! http://forums.beyond.ca/showthread/t-206667.html

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    Sorry to hear about the engine disaster. You would think BMW would have notified all owners of this known problem. I'm no lawyer but I think you have a strong case for compensation.

    I'm not sure if you mean you filed a complaint with the NTSB or nhtsa.gov? NHTSA is the agency responsible for auto safety and defects.

    Good luck on your situation.

    Dschneider guest

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    Complaints update...

    I've filed formal complaints with the NHTSA and NH Attorney General/Consumer Consumer Protection Bureau.
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    az3579

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    Just out of curiousity, did you ever check to see what Service Bulletins were available for your car when you got it, or through the course of ownership? All BMWs have their own little problems, the E39 no exception. I personally don't think you'll get a dime from BMW as they'll probably end up saying you didn't do your part to check applicable services that must be performed on your car. That, and the fact that the car is out of warranty doesn't help either. Hopefully they will offer some kind of goodwill compensation, but don't expect it.

    I do not believe it is the manfacturer's responsibility to tell all their customers with certain vehicles about a potential problem. Recalls are a different story.



    What happened really sucks, I agree. But another thing; since when did an M54 cost over 5 grand? I think you got shafted on that engine.

    ForcedInduction guest

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    I love the rationalization... "all BMWs have their own LITTLE PROBLEMS". Right. I'd call a complete engine failure a bit more than a "little problem". I'm sure it's the customers fault they didn't scour all information sources to find out that their car has a serious design defect that BMW has confirmed. :(

    So when a car maker has a design defect that can cause a disaster be it a crash or a fatal engine failure and they know about the problem and they've issued a corrective action for the problem, which is a documented defect, they don't have any obligation to inform the customer until after the failure/accident/injury/damage occurs? I think not. That is precisely why NHTSA.gov exists and why companies who fail to notify customers of serious defects and correct them properly in a timely fashion, get sued and pay out hundreds of millions in class action lawsuits in addition to individual lawsuit claims. If it were me, I'd do an online search for this issue and find a law firm with expertise in this matter.

    Dschneider guest

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    "Service Bulletins are for technicians"

    That's a direct quote from the BMW USA customer relations rep.

    Interesting question: Does anyone know of a reliable way to look at BMW service bulletins for consumers/owners?

    Dennis
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    az3579

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    In no way am I saying COMLETE ENGINE FAILURE is a "little problem". What I am saying is that since all BMWs have some kind of issues with each model, that someone should check into their car's history and SB's to see if any applicable fixes apply. In this case, there just happens to be some sort of potential extreme failure that may occur, and in this case it actually happened. Going around telling everyone that your engine may seize is like making a world-wide announcement that you could potentially DIE from choking on your cereal. It's not something that WILL happen or something that will happen A LOT, just something that *could* happen, and that one should take *care* when eating cereal instead of hopping around panicking, never to eat cereal again. Then along comes the person who chokes on the cereal because he never thought it was possible and didn't bother paying attention to it.



    I agree Dennis, there should be a much easier way to check for these bulletins.

    Dschneider guest

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    How hard can it be to notify JUST the right owners?

    I'm guessing BMW actually uses those newfangled computers to keep lists of who owns what models and their mailing addresses.

    So maybe it takes a couple of hours to put a list and a letter together on problems like this and hit the "send" button.

    Dose not seem like a huge burden give what we pay them for these machines.

    Dennis

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    how many miles are on the car? If you have less than 100k on it I would really be asking BMWNA to do something for you. Even if it's for them to cover the cost of the engine and you pay the labor. In that scenario, they would require you to pay a dealer to install the engine. That is fair, as they obviously need to know that their engine is going to be installed properly. This is a well known issue and is not just on the M54 engine. This is common on the M62 V8 as well. Remember that if you are a rabid dog looking for a meal while talking to BMW they will tell you to pound salt. You have to stay calm and just maintain your position that this has been a known issue and that your case is pretty extreme. We replace these valves all the time, but rarely does it actually result in engine failure like this. Just be respectful to whomever you talk with and if they can't help you nicely ask to speak to their superior. I would also suggest contacting the service manager at the dealer where you get the car serviced. They can really get the process moving faster, as all BMWNA does is call him after talking to you, then evaluate. The service manager can call the warranty rep directly and usually have an answer in a day or two. Hopefully you have a relationship with a dealer, as that should help your cause. If you don't, things are not looking too good for you as that's big in their minds when it comes to goodwill gestures. The two biggest factors are where you bought the car and if you are a loyal service client. If you bought the car from a private seller and have never been to a dealer for service, they probably aren't going to participate. You can't really blame them for that. You have the option to have an independent work on your car, but this is one of the risks you take by doing so.

    Do you take a lot of short trips, meaning under 8-10 miles? Taking short trips means you are going to get excessive condensation buildup in the crankcase ventilation system. The condensation will build up as it will never get "burned" off. You need to get the engine all the way up to temp and drive it for a while in order to "burn" that moisture out of there. That can take 15-20 minutes of driving especially in colder temps. Also as a side note, letting the car sit and idle is not getting the car up to temp properly. This can lead to other issues, plus fluids that aren't "in motion" while the car is idling will still not be warmed up (ie trans/diff fluid).

    is the car stored inside a heated garage?

    If not, the condensation mentioned above will freeze. When water freezes in confined spaces, things break when the ice expands. This is ultimately what probably happened to your engine.

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    You mean just like Toyota/Lexus called 5.5 million people to tell them they are driving a potential death trap? There you have a case where peoples lives were/are in danger and they failed to notify them. Some of those cars having been on the road for over 4 years now with reports of this problem!!! If you knew how many service bulletins there were for every car, particularly BMW, you would understand why you are not notified about every one. Actually, here you go...

    NHTSA listed 13 technical bulletins for a 2003 5 series...

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI-B12-28-07 Date of Bulletin : SEP 01, 2009
    NHTSA Item Number : 10031684
    Component : ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
    Summary :
    BMW: COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM HAS ENTERED THE ENGINE FAILSAFE MODE AND THAT THE TURBOCHARGER BOOST IS REDUCED. E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, E61, AND E71. ALL MODELS WITH NAY ENGINES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI-B12-28-07 Date of Bulletin : SEP 01, 2009
    NHTSA Item Number : 10031684
    Component : ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
    Summary :
    BMW: COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM HAS ENTERED THE ENGINE FAILSAFE MODE AND THAT THE TURBOCHARGER BOOST IS REDUCED. E82, E88, E90, E92, E93, E60, E61, AND E71. ALL MODELS WITH NAY ENGINES. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI-B12-02-09 Date of Bulletin : MAY 01, 2009
    NHTSA Item Number : 10029684
    Component : FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
    Summary :
    BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR THE CHECK GAS CAP WARNINGS ARE ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. WHEN DIAGNOSED, THE DME HAS STORED FAULTS FOR SMALL LEAK, MICRO LEAK, SUPER FINE LEAK, OR LARGE LEAK IN RELATION TO THE TANK VENTILATION OR EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM *PE UPDATED 10/27/09. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI-B12-02-09 Date of Bulletin : MAY 01, 2009
    NHTSA Item Number : 10029684
    Component : FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
    Summary :
    BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LAMP OR THE CHECK GAS CAP WARNINGS ARE ILLUMINATED WHILE DRIVING. WHEN DIAGNOSED, THE DME HAS STORED FAULTS FOR SMALL LEAK, MICRO LEAK, SUPER FINE LEAK, OR LARGE LEAK IN RELATION TO THE TANK VENTILATION OR EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM *PE UPDATED 10/27/09. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI-B65-75-06 Date of Bulletin : APR 01, 2009
    NHTSA Item Number : 10029605
    Component : AIR BAGS
    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. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI-B37-01-09 Date of Bulletin : APR 01, 2009
    NHTSA Item Number : 10029444
    Component : ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
    Summary :
    BMW: VEHICLE HAS A CHECK CONTROL MESSAGE SELF LEVELING SUSPENSION FAILED/MALFUNCTIONING DISPLAYED. AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FAULT CODES IS STORED AND IS CURRENTLY PRESENT IN THE EHC CONTROL UNIT: 5F98 CONTROL TIME FAULT LIFTING REAR LEFT; 5F99 CONTROL TIME FAULT LIFTING REAR RIGHT; 5F9A CONTROL TIME FAULT LIFTING. MODEL YEARS UNKNOWN. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI B11 13 07 Date of Bulletin : APR 01, 2008
    NHTSA Item Number : 10025584
    Component : ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
    Summary :
    N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI B11 13 07 Date of Bulletin : APR 01, 2008
    NHTSA Item Number : 10025584
    Component : ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER
    Summary :
    N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI-B11-01-08 Date of Bulletin : APR 01, 2008
    NHTSA Item Number : 10026205
    Component : EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
    Summary :
    BMW: REPLACE THE CHAIN TENSIONING RAIL BEARING BOLT THAT COULD COME LOOSE AND CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE. MODELS E60 (5 SERIES), E70 (X5 SERIES), E83 (X3 SERIES), E9X (3 SERIES). *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI B11 13 07 Date of Bulletin : APR 01, 2008
    NHTSA Item Number : 10025584
    Component : ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
    Summary :
    N54 RATTLE NOISE FROM TURBOCHARGER AREA. MODELS E90, E92 AND E93 (3 SERIES) 335I AND 335XI; E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES) 535I AND 535XI, ALL WITH N54 ENGINE FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JANUARY 17, 2008 PRODUCTION. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI B62 0406 Date of Bulletin : JAN 01, 2008
    NHTSA Item Number : 10025571
    Component : ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
    Summary :
    INSTRUMENT CLUSTER: FAILURE OF DISPLAYS/FUNCTIONS. MODEL E60, E61 (5 SERIES) AND E63, E64 (6 SERIES). *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : SI B12 01 08 Date of Bulletin : JAN 01, 2008
    NHTSA Item Number : 10025573
    Component : ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
    Summary :
    N52 EDK THROTTLE JAMMING FAULTS 2D09, 2CED AND 2CEC. MODEL E90 AND E91 (3 SERIES) AND E60 AND E61 (5 SERIES), ALL MODELS UP TO 11/2005 WITH N52 ENGINE. *PE

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    Make : BMW Model : 5-SERIES Year : 2003
    Manufacturer : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
    Service Bulletin Number : 1220105 Date of Bulletin : OCT 01, 2005
    NHTSA Item Number : 10012788
    Component : ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Summary :
    LOSS OF POWER WHILE DECELERATING AND TURNING OR COMING TO A STOP. *EH BMW 5 SERIES, 6 SERIES, 7 SERIES PRODUCED BETWEEN 09/03 TO 8/04. *TT

    BMW shows a ton more than that...granted they are not all related to technical issues with the e39 chassis.

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    04 27 09 SI October 2009 Brake Rotor Puller All
    04 26 09 SI June 2009 BMW Special Tools Online Catalog - ASAP All
    04 25 09 SI April 2009 Hand-held Riveting Tool All
    04 24 09 SI August 2009 KDS II Wheel Alignment System All
    04 22 09 SI September 2009 BMW Special Tool Information Access All
    04 21 09 SI June 2009 Approved Battery Charger/Power Supplies All
    04 16 09 SI May 2009 Fuel Line Plugs All
    04 15 09 SI May 2009 Test Cable Modification All
    04 13 09 SI April 2009 New Engine Support Part Numbers All
    04 12 09 SI April 2009 Universal Seat Adapter All
    04 09 09 SI April 2009 New Special Blades for Drawing Knife Set 652 010 All
    04 08 09 SI May 2009 Special Tool Board Update All
    04 03 09 SI February 2009 Pressure Tester Adapter All
    04 02 09 SI February 2009 New Release Tools for Electrical Contacts All
    04 43 08 SI December 2008 Seat Occupancy Adapter Cable (OC3) - ITOOLS All
    04 34 08 SI December 2008 Vacuum Charger for Engine Cooling System All
    04 24 08 SI July 2008 Testing Adapter Set for Air Conditioning System Components All
    04 23 08 SI December 2009 J-48943 A/C Service Unit All
    04 20 08 SI August 2008 Replacing the Locking Hook Connectors on the D-CAN Cables All
    04 15 08 SI August 2009 BMW Equipment Program - Online All
    04 13 08 SI May 2008 Universal Transmission Support for Manual and Automatic Transmissions All
    04 25 07 SI November 2007 Universal Axle Support All
    04 24 07 SI October 2007 Special Tool Board Update All
    04 20 07 SI August 2007 Evaporative System Test Adaptor All
    04 18 07 SI August 2007 Floor Mat Awl All
    04 17 07 SI August 2007 Test Cable Conversion All
    04 15 07 SI August 2007 Transmission Support Fixture All
    04 10 07 SI May 2007 Test Cable Conversion All
    04 09 07 SI May 2008 New Battery Charger - V&H Multicharger 750 All
    04 08 07 SI April 2007 Cartool Part Number Search All
    04 06 07 SI March 2007 BMW Approved Resistance Pressure Spot Welding Equipment (RPSW) All
    04 43 06 SI December 2006 Wielander & Schill Equipment Service Company All
    04 42 06 SI December 2006 Original BMW Plastic Repair Kit All
    04 32 06 SI November 2006 New Universal Crimping Die All
    04 28 06 SI September 2006 Installation Roller All
    04 27 06 SI October 2006 Vehicle Battery Charging Voltage Change All
    04 26 06 SI October 2006 Hose Guide Tool All
    04 19 06 SI August 2006 Connector Release Tools All
    04 08 06 SI April 2006 Electrical Contact Release Kit All
    04 06 06 SI February 2006 Engine Stand All
    04 04 06 SI February 2006 Trim Remover All
    04 27 05 SI November 2005 Crimping Pliers All
    04 25 05 SI September 2005 Test Cables All
    04 24 05 SI September 2005 Test Gauge for Installing Windscreen All
    04 23 05 SI September 2005 Scraper Set All
    04 22 05 SI August 2005 Adjustment Wrench All
    04 21 05 SI September 2005 Test Cable Storage Cabinets All
    04 10 05 SI February 2005 Wheel Lock Removal Kit Supplement All
    04 06 05 SI February 2005 BMW Equipment Program Catalog All
    04 03 05 SI February 2005 BMW Special Tool Cabinet All
    04 22 04 SI August 2004 Drift Set for Locking Pins E36, E39, E46, E53
    04 17 04 SI June 2004 Clutch Centering Tool All
    04 16 04 SI August 2004 50-amp Clamp for GT1 All
    04 14 04 SI August 2004 A/C Leak Detection Kit All
    04 12 04 SI March 2004 Bushing Remover Kit All
    04 30 03 SI December 2003 Wynn's Heat, Ventilation and Air Conditioning System Cleaner All
    04 26 03 SI February 2004 Windshield Removal Kit All
    04 21 03 SI September 2003 Cylinder Head Clamping Fixture All
    04 08 03 SI March 2003 Engine Coolant System Pressure Tester All
    04 04 03 SI March 2003 Hazet Square Drive Set All
    04 26 02 SI January 2003 Drift for Shift Pin Sleeve E36, E39, E46, E53
    04 25 02 SI June 2009 BMW Battery Tester All
    04 21 02 SI August 2002 THMR1 (A4S 270) Piston Cover Remover E36, E39
    04 11 02 SI June 2009 Automatic Battery Charger All
    04 04 02 SI March 2009 BMW Group Key Reader Tool All
    04 03 02 SI January 2002 AC Disinfectant Sprayer All
    04 02 02 SI August 2002 Protective Covers All
    04 25 01 SI June 2001 New V Adapter Test Cables E36, E39, E46, E53
    04 22 01 SI May 2001 Radiator Cap Test Adapter All
    04 20 01 SI May 2001 Pin Removal Tool All
    04 17 01 SI August 2000 Rear Differential Support All
    04 15 01 SI April 2001 Crimp Clamp Pliers All
    04 14 01 SI May 2001 Self-Adjusting Clutch Tools All
    04 13 01 SI March 2001 New Hydraulic Press All
    04 11 01 SI February 2001 Window Suction Cup All
    04 10 01 SI February 2001 Brake Caliper Brush All
    04 09 01 SI February 2001 Wheel Run Out Gauge All
    04 08 01 SI February 2001 Weight Scraper Tool All
    04 07 01 SI February 2001 Xenon Light Test Cable E38, E39, E46
    04 06 01 SI February 2001 Square Drive Torque Wrench All
    04 03 01 SI January 2001 Transmission Support Fixture E31, E39
    04 29 00 SI November 2000 M54 Special Tools E36, E39, E46, E53
    04 26 00 SI December 2000 Evaporative System Leak Test Tool All
    04 24 00 SI September 2000 Closed Circuit Current Measurement Adapter All
    04 23 00 SI August 2000 New Bushing Press Sleeve E38, E39
    04 21 00 SI August 2000 GM5 Diagnostic Cable E39, E46
    04 20 00 SI July 2000 Supplementary Tool kits for rear rubber mounts E39
    04 18 00 SI July 2000 Rear Wheel Bearing Race-Removing Kit All
    04 16 00 SI July 2000 Windshield Wiper Arm Remover All
    04 13 00 SI July 2000 AMP-Pin Removal Tool E38, E39, E46, E53
    04 12 00 SI November 2000 Exhaust System Back Pressure Test Tool All
    04 09 00 SI March 2000 OBD Service Information Ruling All
    04 07 00 SI March 2000 New Spring Compressor Tool All
    04 06 00 SI February 2000 DSC III Test Cable E36, E38, E39, E46
    04 03 00 SI January 2000 Fuel Level Sender Spanner E39, E46
    04 15 99 SI December 1999 M5 Special Tool E39
    04 13 99 SI September 1999 E39 M5 Tools E39
    04 11 99 SI September 1999 MRS 3 Test Cable E38, E39, E46
    04 06 99 SI March 1999 Electrical Repair Kit 4 Supplement All
    04 05 99 SI March 1999 Sport Wagon Tailgate Tools E39
    04 04 99 SI February 1999 Headlight washer system adjuster E39
    04 03 99 SI February 1999 Hand Pump for Lifetime Oil All
    04 01 99 SI March 1999 Windshield Replacement Tools All
    04 12 98 SI January 1999 M62 VANOS Tools E38, E39
    04 08 98 SI September 1998 Crankcase Ventilation Test Tool E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46
    04 02 98 SI March 1998 Additional connectors for Electrical Repair Kit IV All
    04 01 98 SI February 1998 Tank Ventilation Leak Couplers E38, E39
    04 14 97 SI November 1997 134 Pin Break Out Box E38, E39
    04 13 97 SI November 1997 Identity Transfer Kit for CMT 5000VR and CPT 6000VR Phones E38, E39
    04 33 96 SI Jan. 1997 DIS Cables All
    04 18 96 SI April 1996 Bonded Windshield Adhesive Cutter All
    04 23 93 SI December 1993 Special Tool Repair Parts All
    04 30 92 SI November 1992 New Special Tool - Kit 3 Supplement All
    04 18 92 SI June 1992 Electrical Connector Kit 4 All
    04 27 91 SI January 1992 Motorola Diagnostic Tool Kit All
    04 09 88 SI March 1988 Carbon Blaster All
    04 06 88 SI February 1988 26 Pin Adaptor Cables All
    04 03 88 SI June 1988 Electrical Repair Kit III All
    04 02 84 SI May 1984 Electrical Repair Kit II All
    04 18 82 SI January 1983 Electrical Repair Kit All
    05 01 08 SI July 2008 TeleService Home Dealer Changes All
    06 01 10 SI January 2010 Service Roundtable: January 2010 Show All
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    07 06 09 SI February 2010 Integrated Measurement Interface Box - IMIB All
    07 05 09 SI November 2009 ISTA/D Fault Code "S0001" Entries Still Present After Quick Delete All
    07 04 09 SI November 2009 ISTA Test Plan Priority Error All
    07 02 09 SI July 2009 Activating ISTA in Offline Mode when ISIS Is Not Available All
    07 10 08 SI October 2009 ISTA Does Not Automatically ID the Vehicle All
    07 09 08 SI October 2008 New ISTA/P Software All
    07 06 08 SI September 2009 Diagnosis Feedback with ISTA All
    07 03 08 SI June 2008 Integrated Service Information Server (ISIS) - Lease Program All
    07 12 07 SI November 2007 Run Test Modules to Completion All
    07 10 07 SI October 2007 Importance of Using the Most Current Diagnostic/Programming Software All
    07 09 07 SI April 2008 Integrated Service Technical Application (ISTA) All
    07 07 07 SI November 2007 Integrated Service Information Server (ISIS)/Workshop System Management (WSM All
    07 06 07 SI December 2009 Diagnosis Process All
    07 02 07 SI April 2007 Gt1 Test Plan Grayed Out and Not Selectable All
    07 04 06 SI January 2007 Use Agreement For 3G Workshop Technology All
    07 03 06 SI October 2006 Next Generation Workshop Technology 3G All
    07 01 06 SI August 2006 Next Generation Workshop Technology (3G)-ISIS Server Readiness Project All
    07 02 05 SI May 2005 DK LAN Replacement Cables All
    07 01 05 SI December 2005 Software Service Station r2 (SSSr2) All
    07 02 04 SI November 2004 Optical Programming System - OPS All
    07 01 04 SI March 2007 Workshop Network Hardware All
    07 01 03 SI March 2004 Software Service Station All
    07 05 02 SI June 2005 Online Update All
    07 03 02 SI June 2004 Optical Testing and Programming System - OPPS All
    07 05 01 SI April 2001 New KV Cable for DISplus All
    07 03 00 SI November 2000 DISplus and Workshop Networking All
    07 01 98 SI March 1998 DIS Schematic information All
    07 02 96 SI June 2007 CD50: Updated DISplus & GT1 Software All
    08 03 04 SI August 2004 GT1/SSS Registration Information All
    08 02 04 SI October 2004 GT1 Measurement Interface Box (MIB) All
    08 01 04 SI June 2004 GT1 Trolley All
    08 01 03 SI October 2003 GT1 Tester Lease Program All
    08 03 02 SI March 2003 GT1 12-Volt Power Cable All
    08 01 02 SI March 2004 GT1 Tester All
    09 01 04 SI January 2005 Programming Manager - Progman All
    09 05 01 SI March 2009 New Programming and Coding System: ISTA/P E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E82, E83, E85, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    09 03 98 SI May 2006 "Car and Key Memory" (CKM) Configuration E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E63, E64, E65, E66, E83, E85, E90
    10 02 02 SI December 2002 BMW TIS - Materials Ordering All
    11 01 09 SI January 2010 CPO Inspect. Guidelines-Engine Inspection on Veh w/Extended Oil Svc Intervals E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E71, E82, E83, E85, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    11 10 08 SI October 2008 S62 VANOS Assembly Mode Test Plan E39, E52
    11 04 08 SI April 2009 TeileClearing for Engine Components All
    11 03 08 SI September 2009 Crankcase Ventilation System Specification All
    11 04 07 SI August 2007 Testing Induction Systems Using the VACUTEC Smoke Machine All
    11 06 06 SI June 2006 Head Bolt Threads Pulling Out of Block During Engine Reassembly E39, E46, E53, E60, E83, E85
    11 04 06 SI June 2006 Engine, Transmission, or Clutch Related Complaints E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E83, E85, E90, E91
    11 05 04 SI March 2008 M62TU/S62 Secondary Air Diagnostics and Air Delivery Passage Cleaning Procedure E38, E39, E52, E53
    11 08 03 SI March 2009 Oil Separator - Cold Climate Conditions E39, E46, E53, E60, E83, E85
    11 07 03 SI March 2004 Engine Low Oil Level Warning with Ignition Off E31, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E83, E85
    11 04 03 SI February 2007 Noise Complaints from Mechanical Alternator Belt Tensioners E36, E39, E46, E53, E60, E83
    11 09 01 SI May 2002 Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign No. 02E-A01 E36, E39, E46
    11 07 01 SI July 2001 Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign No. 01E-A02 E36, E39, E46
    11 04 01 SI July 2001 VANOS Rattle Noise after Engine Start E39, E52
    11 03 01 SI May 2001 Intake Air Funnel Tube Replacement E39, E52
    11 02 01 SI November 2006 Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Discontinued E39, E52
    11 01 01 SI June 2001 Hydraulic Bucket Tappets (HVA) Troubleshooting Tips E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    11 09 00 SI December 2000 Thermal Oil Level Sensor Diagnostics E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    11 08 00 SI December 2000 Low Oil Warning in Instrument Cluster E39
    11 06 00 SI May 2001 New Oil Filter Element E36, E38, E39, E46, E53
    11 05 00 SI June 2000 Buzzing/Rattling Noise from Engine Compartment E36, E39, E46
    11 04 00 SI October 2001 Engine Oil Level Check E36, E39
    11 01 00 SI April 2000 Coolant Leak from Front Right Side of the Cylinder Head E39, E46
    11 04 99 SI June 1999 Water Pump Impeller Shaft Binding E31, E38, E39
    11 03 99 SI April 2000 Coolant Thermostat E38, E39
    11 02 99 SI May 1999 Coolant Thermostat E39
    11 08 98 SI June 2006 BMW Engine Oils E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E83, E85, E90, E91
    11 04 98 SI April 1998 Engine Oil / Coolant Leaks E31, E32, E34, E38, E39
    11 01 98 SI January 1998 Variable Camshaft Control System (VANOS) Function Check E36, E39, E46
    11 06 97 SI December 1999 Irregular Engine Clicking Noise E31, E32, E34, E38, E39
    11 05 97 SI July 1997 Engine Support Contacting Front Subframe E39
    11 04 97 SI November 1997 Intake Air System - unmetered Air Leaks E31, E38, E39
    11 02 97 SI June 1999 Cylinder Block Identification E31, E32, E34, E38, E39
    11 75 96 TRI March 1996 2.8 Liter Six Cylinder Engine (M52) E36, E39
    11 08 96 SI July 1996 Coolant Thermostat E38, E39
    11 04 96 SI February 1998 Engine Removal and Installation Tips All
    11 01 92 SI January 1992 Engine Hydraulic Lock All
    11 11 90 SI March 2008 Engine Oil Capacities E24, E28, E31, E32, E34, E36, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E71, E82, E83, E85, E86, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    11 05 84 SI March 1985 Engine Oil Consumption Complaint Verification All
    11 02 84 TRI October 1990 Engine Identification All
    12 02 09 SI May 2009 Service Engine Soon or Check Gas Cap Warning Is Illuminated: Tank Leakage E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E82, E83, E85, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    12 22 07 SI August 2009 TeileClearing (Enhanced Technical Support) for DME All
    12 32 06 SI November 2006 Powertrain Drivability Complaints E31, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E83, E85, E90, E91, E92
    12 25 06 SI November 2006 Fuel Quality Determination E39, E46, E53
    12 22 06 SI November 2006 M54-DME Faults 204,211 E36, E39, E46, E53
    12 20 06 SI October 2006 Intermittent "No-Crank, No-Start" Condition E38, E39, E53
    12 11 06 SI October 2007 Recall 06E-A03: S62,S54 - DME Reprogramming for OBD Communication E36, E39, E46, E52
    12 22 05 SI November 2005 Charging Indicator Lamp Illuminates While Driving E39, E46, E53, E60
    12 21 05 SI October 2005 MSS52: DME FC 178/179 for Catalyst Conversion E39, E52
    12 13 05 SI October 2005 Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign 05E-A01: BREMI Ignition Coils Replacement E39, E46, E53, E65, E66, E83, E85
    12 01 05 SI February 2010 High Performance Iridium Spark Plug/Spark Plug Application Chart All
    12 09 04 SI September 2008 Special DME and EGS Programming - Shipping Procedure All
    12 07 04 SI November 2004 Oxygen Sensor Faults on M54, S54 and S62 Engines E36, E39, E46, E52, E53
    12 09 03 SI October 2003 Special Limitied Air Mass Meter Warranty of 7 Years /70,000 Miles E38, E39, E53
    12 06 03 SI June 2003 Setting OBD Readiness Code Prior to State Inspection E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E82, E83, E85, E86, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    12 10 02 SI July 2007 EDK Throttle Faults - Diagnostic Procedure E36, E39, E46, E53, E85
    12 09 02 SI December 2002 Oxygen Sensor Faults on M52TU and M62TU Engines E36, E38, E39, E46, E53
    12 08 02 SI October 2002 Engine Wiring Harness Section Replacement for Ignition Coils E39, E46
    12 07 02 SI September 2002 Crankshaft Sensor Faults on M54 Engine E36, E39, E46, E53
    12 03 02 SI May 2002 DME Reprogramming for Check Engine Light ; M54B30 E39, E46, E53
    12 04 01 SI November 2001 E38/E39/E53 "Crank-No Start" and/or FC 164 Stored in the DME E38, E39, E53
    12 03 01 SI May 2001 M5/Z8 Fault Code 140 Stored in the DME E39, E52
    12 02 01 SI October 2001 Oxygen Sensor Faults E38, E39
    12 01 01 SI January 2001 FC245 & 246 not Displayed on DIS/MoDiC when using CD24/24.1 E39, E46
    12 14 00 SI August 2001 M5 DME Replacement E39
    12 12 00 SI October 2000 M54 EDK Throttle Adaptation Procedure E36, E39, E46, E53
    12 11 00 SI October 2000 MS43 DME Removal Precautions - EGS Failure Avoidance E36, E39, E46, E53
    12 07 00 SI June 2000 DMTL Test Plan Error E36, E39, E46, E53
    12 05 00 SI June 2000 A/C "Cut-Off" During Light Acceleration - E38, E39 with M62T E38, E39
    12 04 00 SI November 2002 Secondary Air System Faults E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    12 03 00 SI November 2000 E39 THMR1 Harsh 1-2 & 2-3 Upshift w/ Light Throttle Applicat E39
    12 02 00 SI July 2000 Thermostat Software and Oxygen Sensor/Misfire Reprogramming E38, E39
    12 24 99 SI May 2000 M5 Check Engine Light Illuminated E39
    12 19 99 SI June 1999 Programming of ME7.2 Engine Control Modules with CD 18.0 E38, E39
    12 17 99 SI August 1999 Engine Speed Appears To Hang During Shifts E36, E39, E46
    12 16 99 SI May 1999 Reprogramming of Engine Control Module May Not be Possible E38, E39
    12 15 99 SI November 2000 Emissions Recall 00E-A01: Fault Access/O2 Readiness Codes E36, E39, E46
    12 14 99 SI July 1999 Charging System Malfunctions - Installing the Diode Kit E38, E39
    12 10 99 SI July 1999 M52 Crankshaft Position Sensor E36, E39
    12 08 99 SI February 1999 Increase Idle Speed on ECM/DME (M5.2.1 0r ME7.2) E38, E39
    12 07 99 SI December 1999 Motor Driven Throttle Valve (MDK) E36, E39, E46
    12 06 99 SI February 1999 Increase Idle Speed by Reprogramming ECM/DME (M5.2) E38, E39
    12 01 99 SI June 2006 High Performance Platinum Spark Plug/Spark Plug Application Chart E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    12 06 98 SI January 1999 No Start Caused by Faulty Oil Level Switch E39, E46
    12 03 98 SI July 1998 On-Board Diagnostic II Training Manual E36, E38, E39, E46
    12 02 98 SI November 1998 Programming of Engine Control Modules E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46
    12 12 97 SI October 1997 Fault Code 227/228 E36, E39
    12 10 97 SI April 1998 Voluntary Exhaust Emission Service Action No. 98E-A01 E36, E39
    12 05 97 SI April 1997 M62 Misfire Faults E31, E38, E39
    12 02 97 SI April 2001 M52, M52TU/S52 Misfire Faults E36, E39
    12 01 97 SI March 1997 Intermittent Crank / No Start E36, E39
    12 13 96 SI March 1997 M52 Engine Control Module Fault Code 12 E36, E39
    12 09 96 SI August 1996 EPROM Replacement/Application Chart E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    12 05 96 SI July 1996 Programming FLASH Control Modules E31, E36, E38, E39
    12 03 89 SI March 1989 High Pressure Engine Steam Cleaning All
    13 07 06 SI November 2006 Gasoline Quality & Detergent Additives - Customer Information Brochure All
    13 05 06 SI September 2006 BMW Group Fuel System Cleaner Plus All
    13 04 06 SI August 2006 Alcohol Detection Procedure E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E83, E85, E90, E91
    13 03 06 SI May 2006 Fuel Pump Failure after Refueling with Ethanol Fuel Blend All
    13 02 06 SI September 2006 TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline in BMW Vehicles All
    13 01 06 SI August 2006 Alcohol Fuel Blends in BMW Vehicles All
    13 01 00 SI June 2000 Whistling Noise from Air Filter Housing E39
    13 02 87 SI April 1987 Idle Mixture Check and Adjustment E28, E30, E34, E36, E39
    13 02 84 TRI October 1984 Electrically Pre-Heated Oxygen Sensor ('Lambda' Probe) All
    13 01 80 SI February 1980 "Different ""Octane Rating"" Systems - All Models" E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    16 02 09 SI December 2009 Fuel Level Sensor Repairs All
    16 01 07 SI August 2007 Testing Evaporative Systems for Leaks All
    16 02 02 SI October 2002 Diagnosis of Evaporation Emission Faults on DMTL Equipped Vehicles E36, E39, E46, E52, E53
    16 04 00 SI December 2000 Check Engine Light Illuminated, Faults Stored in DME/ECM All
    16 02 99 SI February 1999 LDP Pump Operation E39
    16 04 98 SI May 2000 Fuel Level Sensor Gives False Resistance Readings E31, E32, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    16 01 98 SI March 1998 Fuel filler cap / filler door labels E36, E38, E39
    16 06 97 SI November 1997 Fuel Level Sensor - Right Side E39
    16 04 97 SI February 1998 New Evaporative (charcoal) Canister Purge Line E32, E38, E39
    17 01 07 SI October 2007 Long-Term Antifreeze/Coolant: Maintenance, Repairs & Replacement Requirements All
    17 04 06 SI November 2006 Coolant Level Sensor Replacement Information All
    17 03 06 SI October 2006 Coolant Level Switch Not Used On Vehicles Equipped With Base Instrument Cluster E39, E53
    17 01 06 SI September 2007 Refilling Coolant Systems All
    17 02 02 SI September 2002 Replacement Fitting for Radiator Vent Hose E38, E39
    17 01 01 SI May 2001 Coolant Level in Expansion Tank E31, E38, E39, E53
    17 01 00 SI March 2000 Coolant Return Hose Rubbing E38, E39
    18 01 07 SI August 2007 Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Discontinued E39, E52
    18 02 99 SI November 2000 Exhaust System Back Pressure Check All
    18 01 99 SI September 1999 Unnecessary Catalytic Converter Replacements E31, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46
    18 02 97 SI September 1997 Rattling Noise from Catalytic Converter E31, E38, E39
    21 01 01 SI June 2004 Popping/Clicking from Clutch Pedal E36, E39, E46, E52, E53
    23 04 04 SI January 2007 Manual Shift Lever Sticks in 5th and Reverse Gears E36, E39, E46, E53
    23 03 02 SI January 2003 Manual Transmission Hard to Shift E36, E39, E46, E53
    23 02 00 SI August 2000 Transmission Oil Drain/Fill Plug E30, E31, E34, E36, E39, E46
    23 01 00 SI August 2000 Transmission Oil Drain Plug Leaks E39, E46
    23 04 99 SI March 2000 Third Gear Hard to Disengage E39
    23 03 99 SI September 2002 Exchange Manual Transmission - Oil Specification E31, E34, E36, E39, E46, E52, E53
    23 01 99 SI February 1999 Manual Transmission Difficult to Shift - Diagnostic Tips E30, E34, E36, E39, E46, E53
    24 02 09 SI April 2009 Diagnostic Troubleshooting Guide for ZF 5-speed Automatic Transmissions E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E53, E85
    24 24 07 SI April 2009 TeileClearing (Enhanced Technical Support) for Automatic Transmissions All
    24 04 06 SI September 2006 ZF 5HP19 - Diagnosis of EGS FC 059 & 065 E39, E46, E85
    24 03 06 SI December 2008 ZF 5HP19 Transmission - Diagnosis of EGS FC 048 (30 hex) E39, E46, E85
    24 03 03 SI October 2006 E39, E46, E85 with M54/M56 and ZF 5HP19; Harsh 3-2 and 2-1 Downshifts E39, E46, E85
    24 01 03 SI February 2003 GM5 - No 1st or 2nd Up-shift after "Hill Recognition" Program is Activated E39, E46
    24 05 02 SI June 2003 Transmission Oil Leak in Torque Converter Area E38, E39
    24 04 02 SI May 2002 GM5-5L40E Harsh Shift: E36/7 Z3, E39, E46xi with M54 E36, E39, E46
    24 03 02 SI August 2002 Piston Sealing Cover Leaking E36, E39
    24 02 02 SI April 2002 A5S360/390R; Hard Shifts, Leak at Torque Converter Seal E36, E39, E46
    24 02 01 SI April 2001 Trans Light Illuminated:FC34 "Temp. Fault" Stored in the TCM E38, E39
    24 10 00 SI October 2000 MS43 DME Removal Precautions - EGS Failure Avoidance E36, E39, E46, E53
    24 09 00 SI November 2009 Automatic Transmission Repair & Replacement Information All
    24 08 00 SI May 2000 FC48 "Solenoid Valve Convrtr Lock-up Clutch" stored -TCM/EGS E39, E46
    24 07 00 SI November 2000 E39 THMR1 Harsh 1-2 & 2-3 Upshift w/Light Throttle App E39
    24 05 00 SI July 2002 GM5 Erratic Shifting: Trans Light Illum & FC60 (3C Hex) in TCM E36, E39, E46, E53
    24 04 00 SI March 2000 Updated TCM/AGS Software-97&98 540iA,740iA/iAL Shift Quality E38, E39
    24 03 00 SI November 2001 Updated TCM/AGS Software-MY99&00 540iA/iAT,740iA/740iAL E38, E39
    24 01 00 SI February 2003 THMR1 Fault Code 111 Diagnosis E36, E39
    24 05 99 SI March 2000 Recall No. 99V-005: 5HP24 Automatic Trans Ring Gear Failure E38, E39
    24 03 99 SI November 1999 M52/THMR1 Harsh Upshift/Downshift Under Light Throttle E39
    24 01 99 SI May 1999 Reprogramming of Trans. Control Module May Not be Possible E38, E39
    24 75 98 TRI January 1999 Automatic Transmission A5S 360R (5L40-E) E39, E46
    24 08 98 SI February 1999 5HP-24 Automatic Trans. Ring Gear Failure, Recall No.99V-005 E38, E39
    24 07 98 SI October 1998 Updated Transmission Software for AGS Version 8.55 E38, E39
    24 05 98 SI September 1998 Updated Transmission Software for AGS Version 8.60.2 E38, E39
    24 02 98 SI August 1998 "Recall Campaign No. 98V-143, Transmission Position Switch" E39
    24 01 98 SI September 2001 Transmission Fluid Checking Procedure & Application Chart E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46
    24 75 97 TRI November 1997 Automatic Transmission A5S 440Z (5HP-24) E38, E39
    24 04 97 SI November 1997 Transmission does not upshift when cold E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    24 02 97 SI March 1997 Transmission - Buffer Stop E39
    24 04 96 SI August 1996 EPROM Replacement/Application Chart E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    24 05 94 SI September 1997 "Pendelum Shifting, Delayed Gear Engagement or Adapter Case Leak" E34, E36, E38, E39
    24 03 90 SI September 1990 Correct Adjustment of Shift Cable and Accelerator Cable All
    25 01 01 SI September 2001 Surface Defects on "Titan Line" Gear Shift Knob E39
    26 01 02 SI November 2002 Whine Noise From the Differential All
    31 02 04 SI December 2004 Rattling Noise From Front or Rear Axle All
    31 01 04 SI May 2004 Recall Campaign 04V-183: Install Retaining Clips on Front Struts E39
    31 02 02 SI April 2002 Recall Campaign 02V-057, Front Spring Strut Upper Mount E39, E46
    31 01 93 SI March 1996 Replacement of Shock Absorbers E12, E21, E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    32 10 08 SI August 2008 Wheel Alignment Data All
    32 03 01 SI October 2001 Noise When Turning Steering Wheel E38, E39, E53
    32 02 01 SI July 2001 Replacement of Steering Gear Due to Accident Damage All
    32 01 00 SI June 2000 Steering Column does Not Move to Correct Position E38, E39
    32 01 99 SI January 1999 Ignition Lock Spins Freely E31, E36, E38, E39
    32 02 98 SI July 1999 Driver's Seat/Steering Column do not Adjust E38, E39
    32 01 98 SI March 1998 Correction of Key Cutting Codes E34, E36, E38, E39
    32 02 97 SI February 1998 Power Steering Hose E39
    32 04 93 SI Sept 1993 Handling of Steering Box and Rack Core and Warranty Returns All
    33 03 08 SI April 2008 Differential Cover Sealer All
    33 02 00 SI November 2000 Rear Axle Differential Whine Noise E39, E46
    33 02 98 SI August 1998 Recall Campaign No. 98V-XXX Rear Axle Differential E38, E39
    33 01 92 SI December 1999 Synthetic Oils for Final Drives E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    34 04 09 SI October 2009 Repair Procedures - Brake Disc/Rotor Removal All
    34 05 08 SI August 2008 Brake Rotor Minimum Thickness E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E71, E82, E83, E85, E86, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    34 01 02 SI February 2002 Parking Brake Lever Handle Peeling E39
    34 09 01 SI November 2001 New DOT 4 ESL Brake Fluid All
    34 02 01 SI March 2001 Greasing Brake Caliper E36, E39, E46, E52
    34 02 99 SI August 1999 ABS/ASC Warning Light On E38, E39
    34 06 98 SI August 1998 "ASC Light ON, No Fault Stored" E38, E39
    34 04 97 SI February 1998 Noise from Front Wheel E39
    34 01 92 SI February 1992 "ABS, ASC, ASC+T Malfunctions" E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46
    34 01 88 TRI March 1988 Tandem Vakuum Servo Brake Booster All
    34 01 88 SI January 1988 ABS Warning Light E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    34 04 83 TRI April 1985 Antilock Brake System (ABS) All
    35 01 02 SI September 2002 Acceleration Pedal Feels "Notchy" at Times E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E65, E66
    36 04 06 SI April 2006 Nitrogen Inflated Tires All
    36 05 05 SI June 2005 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E83, E85, E90, E91
    36 03 04 SI April 2004 Tire Information Vehicle Placard All
    36 01 04 SI November 2008 Hunter GSP97BMW Wheel Balancer-Features & Operator Training All
    36 01 03 SI March 2003 Mounting of Directional Tires E39, E46, E52, E53
    36 07 01 SI November 2001 Recall Campaign 01V-352 Checking Tires E39
    36 03 01 SI February 2001 Recall Campaign 01V-001 M5 Tires E39
    36 02 00 SI July 2000 Model Year 2000 and later Wheel and Tire Applications E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    36 01 99 SI April 1999 1999 Model Year Tire Applications All
    36 03 97 SI February 1998 Tire Applications 1998 Model Year All
    36 01 97 SI May 1997 Tire Application 97 Model Year E31, E36, E38, E39
    36 02 96 SI Feb 1996 Wheel Configuration E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    37 01 03 SI July 2003 EHC Warning Illuminated, No Faults Stored E39, E53
    41 01 05 SI May 2005 Structural Aluminum Repair Precautions All
    41 01 04 SI October 2007 Structural Repair Requirements E12, E21, E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E71, E82, E83, E85, E86, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    41 02 00 SI December 2000 Wind Buffeting in Vehicle Interior E12, E21, E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E63, E64, E65, E66, E83, R50, R53
    41 01 99 SI August 1999 Service Action to Check Tailgate for Damage E39
    41 03 96 SI Nov 1996 Wind Noise Diagnosis E31, E36, E38, E39
    51 39 09 SI December 2009 Damage to the Interior Trim and/or Vents All
    51 29 09 SI September 2009 1-Hour Windshield Urethane All
    51 35 08 SI January 2009 Cracked or Damaged Windshields E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E82, E83, E85, E86, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    51 21 06 SI September 2006 Glass Repair from BMW All
    51 26 05 SI July 2005 Door Seal Noise E39
    51 22 05 SI July 2005 Center Armrest Grab Handle Replacement E39
    51 06 02 SI July 2002 Rattle or Squeak from Cargo Roller Cover E39, E46
    51 05 02 SI April 2002 Leather Care All
    51 05 01 SI November 2001 Passenger Airbag Cover not even with Dashboard E39
    51 04 00 SI July 2000 Re Sealing Door Sound/Vapor Barrier E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46
    51 02 00 SI May 2000 Instr for Installating Late Window Regulaor in Early Door E39
    51 01 98 SI May 1998 Improved Lower Window Stop E38, E39
    51 04 97 SI April 1997 Door Brake Does Not Hold E39
    52 04 98 SI January 1999 Loss of Seat and Steering Memory Preset Positions E38, E39
    52 03 97 SI January 1998 Electric Seat inoperative E32, E38, E39
    52 02 97 SI December 1997 Drivers Seat Moves Without Request E38, E39
    52 02 85 TRI September 1985 Electrically Operated Front Seats with Memory All
    54 03 98 SI February 1999 Sunroof Inoperative, or Lost Initialization E38, E39
    61 11 09 SI June 2009 Battery Charging and Testing Procedure All
    61 01 09 SI March 2009 Windshield Washer Malfunction All
    61 18 08 SI January 2010 Battery Maintenance Requirements All
    61 04 08 SI November 2008 TeileClearing for General Electrical Systems All
    61 01 07 SI April 2007 Wiring Harness Repairs All
    61 17 06 SI October 2006 Battery Discharge with Key Inserted in Ignition Lock E36, E38, E39, E46, E53, E83, E85
    61 08 06 SI October 2006 Remotes Inoperative Fuse 53 Blown E39
    61 04 06 SI February 2006 Exiting a Vehicle that is Double-Locked from the Outside All
    61 05 04 SI October 2004 Service Action: Recode LCM E39
    61 75 03 TRI April 2003 Battery with AGM Fleece Technology All
    61 12 03 SI June 2004 With Key Removed, Kombi Shows Shift Indicator in Drive, Kombi Still Powered E39, E53
    61 06 03 SI August 2009 BMW Maintenance Program - Replacement Wiper Inserts All
    61 16 02 SI December 2002 Battery Warranty Claims All
    61 02 02 SI March 2002 Keys and Vehicle Security All
    61 01 01 SI February 2006 Windows Drop up to 2 Inches when Unlocking Car E38, E39
    61 20 00 SI December 2003 Repair Instructions for Seat Belt Tensioner Ignition Circuit E36, E38, E39, E46, E53
    61 13 00 SI October 2000 Rain Sensor (AIC) - Various Problems E38, E39, E46
    61 08 00 SI January 2010 Closed-Circuit Current Measurement All
    61 07 00 SI July 2000 Windshield Wiper Blades are Noisy, or Do Not Clean Properly All
    61 05 00 SI November 2004 Stabilant 22A Electrical Contact Enhancer All
    61 02 00 SI April 2000 Wiring Repair Proc. for Firing Circuits of Airbag Systems All
    61 08 99 SI December 1999 Service Action to Check and Correct Trunk Lock Wiring E39
    61 15 98 SI May 1999 Service Action to Recode General Module E38, E39
    61 12 98 SI January 1999 Recall # 99V-004: Replacing the B+ Cable Attaching Clip E38, E39
    61 04 98 SI April 1998 Windshield Wiper Inoperative - One or Both Stages Failed E38, E39
    61 03 98 SI April 1998 Engine Cranks but will not Start E38, E39
    61 08 97 SI January 1998 Trunk Release Button Inoperative E39
    61 05 97 SI November 1997 Send/Receive (S/E) Module for EWS II E36, E39
    61 02 97 SI April 1997 Remote Transmitter Initialization E38, E39
    61 20 96 SI Jan 1997 Faulty Ignition/Starter Switch E38, E39
    61 17 96 SI Nov 1996 Flickering Illumination in MFL Switches E38, E39
    61 14 96 SI October 1997 Right Front Door does not Lock from Central Locking Button E38, E39
    61 13 96 SI April 1998 One or Both Rear Power Windows Inoperative E38, E39
    61 12 96 SI Nov 1996 Electronic Immobilizer (EWS II) Malfunctions E31, E36, E38, E39
    61 10 96 SI June 1996 General Module FC86 E39
    61 05 93 SI November 1993 Jump Starting of Vehicles All
    62 03 09 SI July 2009 Outside Temperature Display Is Incorrect E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E65, E66, E70, E71, E82, E83, E85, E86, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93, F01, F02
    62 07 07 SI June 2008 TeileClearing (Enhanced Technical Support) for Instrument Cluster All
    62 09 06 SI October 2006 Outside Temperature Display Incorrect E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E65, E66
    62 02 03 SI February 2003 Charge Warning Illuminated in Instrument Cluster E38, E39, E53
    62 01 03 SI February 2003 Fuel Reserve Lamp Illuminated After Engine Switched Off E38, E39
    62 02 01 SI May 2001 Check Brake Light Warning Illuminated after Coding LCM E38, E39
    62 06 00 SI November 2000 Ambient Temperature Gauge Shows Incorrect Reading E39
    62 04 00 SI November 2003 Instrument Cluster Conversion E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    62 08 99 SI January 2000 MID Flashes or Flickers Sporadically E38, E39
    62 06 99 SI January 2000 Service Interval Coding Limits (SIA III) for 2000 Model Year E12, E21, E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    62 04 99 SI August 1999 Dim Dot Matrix on Instrument Cluster E38, E39
    62 03 99 SI February 1999 Brake Light Failure Indicated in Check Control or Pictogram E38, E39, E46
    62 06 98 SI August 1998 Milage Increases when Coding Cluster E38, E39
    62 04 98 SI November 1998 Various Functions Inoperative on Instrument Cluster E38, E39
    62 03 98 SI Map 1998 Clock Loses Time E38, E39
    62 02 98 SI October 1998 On Board Computer Shows Fuel Consumption E39
    62 01 98 SI February 1998 Brake Pad Warning Stays Illuminated after Pad eplacement E32, E38, E39
    62 04 97 SI May 1999 Cluster Displays "Transmission Emergency Mode" Warning. E39
    62 03 97 SI April 1997 "Check Control Message ""Check Engine Oil Level""" E38, E39
    62 06 96 SI Sep 1996 LED for Parked Car Ventilation E39
    62 05 96 SI April 1997 Trip Odometer Resets Itself E38, E39
    62 02 96 SI May 1996 Maximum Permissible Speedometer Error E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    62 01 86 TRI March 1986 Service Interval Indicator - 2nd Generation All
    63 11 08 SI November 2008 Automatic Headlamps: Adjust Sensitivity All
    63 04 08 SI November 2009 Headlamp Moisture: Fault Diagnostics All
    63 03 03 SI January 2006 Vehicle Lighting Flickers When Heated Seats Operated E39, E53, E83
    63 05 02 SI October 2002 Automatic Low Beam Switched on in Bright Conditions E39, E46, E53, E65, E66
    63 02 01 SI March 2001 Light Bulb Replacement All
    63 01 01 SI February 2001 Xenon Lamp Color after Bulb Replacement All
    63 03 00 SI September 2000 Intermittently, Xenon Lamp does not Switch On E38, E39
    63 02 00 SI March 2000 Recall Campaign 00V-048-Brake Lamp Switch Replacement E38, E39, E46
    63 02 98 SI April 1998 E39 Headlights Adjustment Procedure E39
    63 02 88 SI October 1988 Center High Mounted Stop Lamp All
    63 02 87 SI June 1987 Cleaning of Plastic Parts All
    64 05 08 SI October 2008 Damage to the Air Conditioning Control Panel All
    64 21 05 SI May 2008 Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Compressor Noise All
    64 04 03 SI October 2004 Air Conditioning System Musty Odor All
    64 02 03 SI June 2003 Air Conditioning Refrigerant Fill Capacities and Information All
    64 04 02 SI February 2006 Replacement A/C Compressor Information Insert All
    64 02 02 SI May 2002 E39 Electric Auxiliary Fan (Gen 2) Noisy E39
    64 01 02 SI February 2002 IHKR Blower Inoperative in a Certain Position E39, E53
    64 07 01 SI June 2002 Recall Campaign 01V-206: Engine Auxiliary/Cooling Fan E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    64 02 01 SI March 2001 IHKA Settings Change Back to Previous Setting E39, E53
    64 02 00 SI June 2000 A/C "Cut-Off" During Light Acceleration-E38,E39 with M62TU E38, E39
    64 09 99 SI March 2005 IHKA Control Module with "MAX A/C" Function E32, E38, E39
    64 08 99 SI July 2004 E39, E53 Intermittent IHKA/IHKR Blower Operation E39, E53
    64 06 99 SI September 1999 Windshield Fogging E38, E39, E46
    64 05 99 SI September 1999 Diagnosis Hint: E38, E39, A/C Inoperative E38, E39
    64 04 99 SI September 1999 Diagnosis Hint: Intermittent - No A/C on E38, E39, E46 E38, E39, E46
    64 02 99 SI December 1999 E39/M62 Auxiliary Fan "Clicking" Noise E39
    64 75 98 TRI January 1998 Changes to Automatic Climate Control (IHKA) Panels E38, E39
    64 08 98 SI December 2003 A/C Hose Filler Neck Reinforcement Brace E39
    64 03 98 SI April 1998 E39 Integrated Automatic Heating & Air Conditioning System E39
    64 09 93 SI August 1997 Replacement of a Receiver Dryer: R12/R-134a E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    64 13 92 SI October 1992 Nominal A/C System Pressures R-12/R-134a All
    64 10 92 SI April 1992 R134a A/C Troubleshooting All
    64 01 92 TRI April 1992 BMW HFC-134a A/C System All
    64 08 91 SI October 2006 Musty Odors from Air Conditioning System E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E85
    64 06 91 SI September 1991 A/C Compressor - WPAC All
    64 02 87 TRI December 1987 Parked Car Ventilation All
    65 02 10 SI February 2010 Aftersales Retrofit Installation Problems All
    65 04 08 SI April 2008 "Call SIRIUS" Is Displayed E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E71, E82, E83, E85, E86, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93
    65 42 07 SI January 2008 Alarm Triggers Unexpectedly - Troubleshooting All
    65 50 06 SI June 2007 BM53 Radio: Time Delay When Changing Preset Radio Stations E39, E46, E53
    65 39 06 SI December 2006 Replacement Radio has Bad AM Reception and Displays Incorrect Frequencies E39, E46, E53
    65 10 06 SI May 2006 New Audio-Test-CD for Diagnosing a Faulty CD/Audio-DVD Drive or Media All
    65 48 05 SI January 2007 Navigation System Has Missing Or Incorrect DVD/CD Road Map Data E38, E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E83, E85, E86, E90, E91, E92
    65 14 05 SI September 2005 CD Changer Malfunctions or CD Skips E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E53, E83, E85
    65 05 05 SI July 2005 BM53 Radio is Switching From Stereo to Mono E39, E46, E53
    65 02 05 SI April 2006 SIRIUS Satellite Radio E39, E46, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E83, E85, E90, E91
    65 20 04 SI February 2005 Ticking or Hissing Noise From Speakers with CD53 Radio E39, E46, E53
    65 08 04 SI December 2008 BM53 Radio Cuts Off or Does Not Work E39, E46, E53
    65 07 04 SI November 2004 Procedures to Enter the Radio Service Mode E39, E46, E52, E53, E65, E66, E83, E85
    65 01 04 SI July 2008 AM/FM Radio Reception Problems - Radio/Antenna Diagnosis E12, E21, E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E61, E63, E64, E65, E66, E70, E71, E82, E83, E85, E86, E88, E90, E91
    65 28 03 SI January 2003 NAV Volume is not Loud Enough or too Loud E39, E46, E53
    65 25 03 SI October 2003 Recall Campaign 03V-421: Airbag Control Module E39
    65 14 03 SI October 2003 Background Light in the Board Monitor is still on after Switching Monitor Off E39, E46, E53
    65 07 03 SI March 2003 Sirius Radio Installation E39, E53
    65 06 03 SI March 2003 CD Changer Has No Sound E39, E53
    65 05 03 SI March 2003 CD Changer Installation/Retrofitting E39
    65 04 03 SI February 2003 "Bluetooth" is Shown in Settings Menu E39, E46, E53, E65, E66, E85
    65 21 02 SI June 2008 Navigation System Operating Software E38, E39, E46, E53, E65, E66, E83, E85, E86
    65 19 02 SI December 2002 Navigation System Start Screen with Lettering "T20.10" E39, E46, E53
    65 18 02 SI June 2003 MK3: Start-up Delay at Temperatures Below 37 deg F E39, E46, E53
    65 12 02 SI December 2002 Window Tint Affects Radio Reception and Remote Range All
    65 10 02 SI March 2003 Business CD53 Radio has Distortion when in AM Band E39, E46, E53
    65 07 02 SI November 2003 Various Problems with BM53 Board Monitor Radio E39, E46, E53
    65 03 02 SI January 2003 Board Monitor Radio Cuts off after 40 Seconds E39, E53
    65 02 02 SI June 2002 Navigation Volume Too Low E39, E46, E53
    65 21 01 SI July 2001 Nav "Wide" Screen On-Board Monitor Opens of its Own Accord E38, E39
    65 20 01 SI May 2001 Battery Disconnecting Procedure on Vehicles with MK3 Nav Sys E38, E39, E46, E53
    65 12 01 SI April 2002 Service Action to Reprogram Alpine CD53 Radio E39, E53
    65 10 01 SI November 2001 Split Screen Board Monitor-Setting Date and Time E39, E46, E53
    65 09 01 SI December 2001 E39/E53 w/NG CD53 MID Radio: Radio Inop. w/Ignition OFF E39, E53
    65 08 01 SI September 2001 E39/E53 with NG C53 MID Radio: Sound Distortion in CD Mode E39, E53
    65 07 01 SI September 2001 E39/E53 with NG C53 MID Radios: Faults in Cassette Mode E39, E53
    65 06 01 SI July 2001 "REG OFF" Displayed on NG C53 Cassette Radio E39, E46, E53
    65 03 01 SI May 2001 Transport Retaining Screws for Alpine CD Changers E31, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E83, E85
    65 29 00 SI July 2000 E39 - BMW Accessory Navigation System Speed Input Signal E39
    65 28 00 SI September 2000 "Wide Screen" Board Monitor on E38, E39 Vehicles E38, E39
    65 26 00 SI May 2004 Coding/Replacing of Airbag Control Modules E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    65 21 00 SI May 2001 Sensors for Side Airbags, MRS 3 FC 16/17 on E38,E39,E53 E38, E39, E53
    65 20 00 SI May 2001 MRS 3 Airbag Fault Code 01/0D E38, E39
    65 07 00 SI June 2001 CPT8000,7000 Phone "Hands-Free" Feature Inactive w/NG Radio E39, E53
    65 04 00 SI February 2001 E39 New Generation Radio Replacement E39
    65 24 99 SI February 1999 E38/E39 Accessory Navigation Installation Update E38, E39
    65 23 99 SI February 1999 Seat Occupancy Detector MRS Fault Code 25 E34, E36, E38, E39
    65 22 99 SI September 2002 Rear Airbag Activation/Deactivation Procedure E38, E39, E46, E53, E65, E66
    65 07 99 SI July 1999 DSP Equipped E39 CD Changer Installation E39
    65 29 98 SI November 1998 Mark II Navigation Computer Continuously Ejects the Map CD E32, E38, E39
    65 28 98 SI November 1998 "Mark II Navigation Screen ""Locks Up"" : E38/E39 produced 10/98" E38, E39
    65 27 98 SI March 1998 Safety Battery Terminal (SBK) Replacement Kit E38, E39
    65 19 98 SI February 1999 DSP Amplifier may "Mute" After the Vehicle is Started E38, E39
    65 23 97 SI July 1999 Calibration Procedure for Mark II equipped Vehicles E38, E39
    65 22 97 SI April 1997 Child Airbag Warning Label E31, E36, E38, E39
    65 21 97 SI June 1997 "Safety Belt Tensioner Harness, Fault Code 5 or 6" E38, E39
    65 20 97 SI October 2000 Deactivation of Airbags E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    65 07 97 SI October 1997 Alarm Siren Triggers False Alarm E38, E39
    65 29 96 SI Nov 1996 Navigation System Calibration E38, E39
    65 28 96 SI June 2000 Seat Belt Buckle Switch, SRS Fault Codes 16/17 or 24/25 E31, E36, E38, E39
    65 26 96 SI Dec 1996 "Child Airbag Letter, Warning Label and Safety Tips Card" E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39
    65 20 96 SI Jan 1997 DWA False Alarm Caused by Inclination Sensor E31, E32, E34, E38, E39
    65 15 96 SI August 1996 Changed Alarm Tone E39
    65 14 96 SI July 1996 Radio Removal Tools E38, E39
    65 13 96 SI August 1996 Quick Lock Connectors for Antenna Cables E31, E36, E38, E39
    65 10 96 SI June 1996 Multi-Information Display E39
    65 09 93 SI Oct 1993 Care and Cleaning for Compact Discs All
    65 21 92 SI June 1993 Model Year 1993 Radios All
    65 10 91 SI September 1991 Care of Cassettes and BMW Radios All
    65 01 91 TRI October 1991 BMW CMT 1000/CMT 1000 VR Cellular Phones All
    65 01 89 TRI December 1989 BMW Remote Control Vehicle Security System All
    65 14 87 SI November 1987 Cellular Phone Diagnosis - CMT 750 All
    65 11 87 SI September 1987 Repairing Power Antennas All
    65 04 87 TRI December 1987 Cruise Control All
    65 02 87 TRI November 1987 BMW Cellular Telephone CMT 750 All
    65 01 84 TRI December 1984 On-Board Computer II All
    66 10 09 SI January 2010 Radio Remote Control Is Inoperative All
    66 07 06 SI December 2006 Remote Control Key Not Working E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E60, E65, E66, E85
    66 75 00 TRI April 2000 New Remote Key E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    66 10 99 SI February 1999 Cruise Control Intermittently Inoperative E38, E39, E46
    66 02 97 SI January 1998 Rolling Code UGDO E38, E39
    66 02 96 SI May 1997 Remote Selective Unlocking Malfunctions E38, E39
    66 10 90 SI October 1990 Cruise Control Electrical Troubleshooting All
    66 10 89 SI December 1989 Troubleshooting Remote Control Vehicle Security System All
    71 01 01 SI July 2001 New M mobility System E36, E39
    72 01 01 SI March 2001 Click or Rattle from Upper Safety Belt Mount E38, E39, E46
    72 11 00 SI November 2000 Install of Child Seat Tether Anchors in pre-9/99 Prod. Cars E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46
    72 06 96 SI Sept 1996 Transportation of Infants and Children in all BMWs - incl. Z3 All
    72 01 87 SI January 1987 Seat/Safety Belt Components: Non -Interchangeability E12, E21, E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    72 01 85 TRI November 1985 Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) All
    84 08 08 SI September 2008 BMW Assist Menu Item All
    84 16 03 SI September 2003 BMW Universal Bluetooth Hands-Free System Pairing Difficulties All
    84 11 03 SI September 2003 BMW Universal Bluetooth Hands-Free System Owner's Manual E39, E46, E53
    84 10 03 SI September 2003 BMW Universal Bluetooth Hands-Free Kit P/N 84 11 0 302 647 E39
    84 04 03 SI February 2003 CPT8000 Does Not Function Correctly When Connected to Vehicle E38, E39, E46, E52, E53, E65, E66
    84 08 02 SI June 2003 CPT 8000 Installation from 3/02 Vehicle Production E39, E46, E53
    84 02 02 SI February 2002 BMW CPT 8000 Training & Troubleshooting Manual E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    84 12 01 SI November 2001 CPT8000 Phone Compensator Connection on MY'02 E39,E53 E39, E53
    84 08 01 SI October 2001 Voice Input System (SES) Adapter Harness for Digital Phones E38, E39, E53
    84 06 01 SI August 2001 E39, E53 with CPT8000 Phone: Vehicle Battery Discharged E39, E53
    84 05 01 SI June 2001 CPT8000,7000 Phone "Hands-Free" Feature Inactive w/NG Radios E39, E53
    84 01 01 SI February 2001 Digital CPT 7000 Phone: No Volume Adj in Hands-Free Mode E38, E39, E46, E53
    84 12 00 SI December 2000 BMW CPT7000 Digital Cell Phone Training &Troubleshtg Manual E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    84 03 00 SI March 2000 E38, E39 with Digital Phone Pre-Wiring Harness-CPT7000 Phone E38, E39
    84 02 00 SI June 2001 E38,E39 Digital Phone Adapter Harness for CPT7000,8000 Phone E38, E39
    84 13 98 SI December 1998 1999 E39 sport wagon Phone Installation E39
    84 11 98 SI December 1998 Center Armrest Interferes with the Phone Harness E39
    84 14 97 SI May 1998 BMW Roadside Assistance Phone Numbers for Vehicles with Navi E38, E39
    84 11 93 SI March 1993 Cellular Telephone Mast Antenna Whistle/Removal All
    99 01 08 SI September 2008 Environmental Paint Damage Repair All
    99 02 02 SI February 2003 Polishing Out Paint Surface Imperfections All
    99 01 01 SI June 2001 Paint Work Manual All
    99 02 96 SI July 1996 Paint Materials Approval E12, E21, E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53
    99 03 92 SI January 1993 "Paint Damage due to ""Acid Rain"" or Airborne Contaminants" E12, E21, E23, E24, E28, E30, E31, E32, E34, E36, E38, E39, E46, E52, E53

    ForcedInduction guest

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    ...and STILL no recall for the x35i models after four model years of HPFP failures that are clearly safety and defect issues, IMO.

    mose121 guest

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    Now that I'm reading this again I see that you already had the engine replaced. I'm afraid your wasting you're time looking for compensation at this point. BMW is never going to help you with this since it's already repaired. You can't expect them to take your independant shops word that it needed an engine. They would have had to determine that on their own. I hope the new engine has the cold weather kit installed already!

    ForcedInduction guest

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    The old engine is probably still available for inspection. In addition a professional could most definitely confirm the origin of failure.

    Dschneider guest

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    That's what computers are for!

    Ok, so let's assume BMW ships 1.5M cars a year and has for 20 years - and that each year they send a quarterly update to each owner impacted by a SB that has potentially serious impacts. Maximum of 120M pieces of mail. Push a button and they just "happen". BMW knows the stuff in each car and can easily remind each recipient. Assign a stupidly high cost to each mailing of $2 - so $8 a year total cost per vehicle.

    Let's assume BMW offered to do this for out-of-warranty customers for $20 a year via email or $25 via snail mail. Wouldn't any self-respecting BMWCCA member subscribe? Anyone who spends $40K-$100K on a car and wants to keep it a while (even those dumb enough to not join BMWCCA!)?

    If I got a notice that included the info on this issue, I'd have paid to have the mods done per the SB without blinking.

    Do the math - this would put $ on BMW's bottom line (directly and by causing the right kits to get placed in the right cars) and improve both the longevity of their vehicles and their resale value.

    Dennis

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    IMO BMW is losing credibility when they have major V-8 engine failures, subframe fractures, significant auto trans failures and four continuous years of HPFP failures which they basically deny exist until they get sued. Customer loyalty only goes so far in my opinion.

    All auto makers have product issues from time to time. How they handle those problems determines if they lose customers or build brand loyalty.
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    330indy1

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    To the OP: where do you live? How cold does it get?

    Dschneider guest

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    RE: where do I live

    Nashua, NH -- it gets down in the teens, the car is garaged...
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    Zeichen311

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    BMW, Toyota, Ford, anyone ... the first automaker to do this will have customers lined up around the block walking away from their dealerships, never to return.

    Take it from an engineer, the average person is woefully ignorant of--or unsympathetic to--the fact that engineering is a discipline of failure mitigation and continuous improvement. Send out dozens of SIB's a year and for every person like you or me who says, "wow, look how passionate they are about improving their product," there will be fifty who say, "wow, these guys are building utter crap, I'm buying a <Tight-Lipped Competitor>."

    Being careful about releasing technical information to a non-technical public is, sadly, a wise precaution in a litigation-happy society.

    Tischer BMW's online catalog lists an M54 at over $7500 MSRP; their price, about $6K plus $500 core charge. $5800 seems like a decent deal.

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    All auto makers have product issues from time to time. How they handle those problems determines if they lose customers or build brand loyalty.
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    az3579

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    Tischer BMW is a dealer. The dealer is the wrong place to buy an engine. For that much money, he could have bought an M54 AND a really nice rust-free E30 to go along with it.

    I've looked and have found at least 3 M54's for less than that, a few on eBay and some for sale privately. Junk yards can also provide one for a lot less.

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