This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 BMW 320i x-Drive vehicles. Even though the Service Engine Soon lamp is not illuminated, when diagnosing the vehicle for a customer complaint, fault code FC 160502 (crankcase ventilation heater, activation, short to ground) may be stored in the DME fault memory.
According to BMW, this is an erroneous fault that can be ignored. If other faults are present, naturally continue troubleshooting based on those fault codes.
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