This bulletin applies to 2002 BMW 745i vehicles. A loud whine or howling noise may be heard in the passenger compartment at approximately 70 mph to 80 mph with a light or no engine load (when coasting).
This bulletin applies to 2013 BMW 320i vehicles produced in Germany up to March 20, 2012, (identified with an “F” in the chassis number; or produced in South Africa up to Oct. 1, 2012), where the engine may not start due to a loose ground.
This bulletin applies to 2013 BMW 328i models as well as all models equipped with a dual-mass flywheel (except Motorsport vehicles). Prior to condemning a dual-mass flywheel as defective, the following three criteria have to be checked and evaluated:
This bulletin applies to 2014 BMW 328i models that display fault code 4823E1 in the EPS_20 control unit (electronic power steering fails when starting).
This bulletin released by BMW addresses the issue of potential engine hydraulic lock caused by a fuel injector that is stuck in the open position, where the engine will mo longer turn over due to liquid fuel trapped in the cylinder.
This bulletin applies to 2013 BMW vehicles equipped with the N54 turbocharged engine. A slight rattle noise may be heard from the engine compartment after turning the engine off. This noise is similar to a mechanical typewriter. In addition, a slight reduction of power, similar to a turbo lag, may be experienced.
BMW offers specialty tools which allow you to check engine oil pressure. The oil pressure cap tool P/N 83 30 0 493 937 is used in conjunction with 83 30 0 496 457, pressure sensor adapter 83 30 0 496 623 and the 100-bar pressure sensor to test engine oil pressure.
This bulletin applies to 2012 BMW 640i models. Rattling noises may be heard from the instrument panel where the defroster vents are located.
This bulletin applies to 2010 BMW 328i models equipped with the optional CIC navigation system professional.
This bulletin applies to 2011 BMW 328i E93 equipped models, produced from Aug. 31, 2006, to July 2, 2007. A “rear light failure” message may be displayed in the check control and one of the brake force display lights may be inoperative. The cause is likely a light bulb failure or a loose contact between the light bulb and socket.