Centric Parts now has available a range of front and rear StopTech Big Brake Kits to fit a wide variety of 2012-and-newer BMW 2, 3 and 4 Series models. Over 50 new BMW model and trim variations have been added to the program.
BMW has approved Hunter Engineering Co.’s HawkEye Elite alignment system and QuickGrip adaptors for use in its workshops worldwide.
CRP Automotive has released Rein Automotive brand aluminum stretch bolts for 2006 and newer BMW six-cylinder engine applications.
Owners of 2009 BMW 128i vehicles may complain of a whistling, hooting or squealing noise from the engine compartment while the engine is running. The noise may be more apparent after the engine has reached operating temperature.
This bulletin applies to 2010 BMW 335i xDrive vehicles. The check control message “Remote key not in vehicle” may be output even though the remote key is inside the passenger compartment. Technical limitations may mean that the vehicle fails to identify the ID transmitter (remote key) under certain conditions.
This bulletin applies to 2013 BMW 328i models. A warning regarding brake pad wear may be a mistake. The dynamic stability control module (DSC) calculates the brake pad replacement intervals based on information from the front and rear brake pad wear sensors.
This bulletin applies to 2010 BMW 335i xDrive vehicles. The transmission may go into failsafe mode, with fault code 4F8D (ratio monitoring, gearshift 5-4 – plausibility) stored in the EGS. The cause is over-sensitive EGS software.
This bulletin applies only to BMW vehicles produced from 8-31-2009 to 2-25-2010, such as the BMW 328i X-Drive, equipped with SA 494 (front seat heating) and SA 534 (integrated automatic air conditioning).
This bulletin applies to 2011 BMW 5-series vehicles, equipped with a USB port. Connecting an external device such as a cell phone, MP3 player, etc., to the USB port in the center console with an aftermarket cable can cause several problems.
This bulletin applies to 2010 BMW 328i vehicles. The ribbon cable leading to the heating and air conditioning controls at the control unit for the center console control panel (SZM) may be defective.
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