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BMW Valve Lift Glitch

This bulletin applies to 2018 BMW vehicles equipped with B46, B58 and XB1H engines. The vehicle may run rough or hesitate when accelerating from a stationary position.

BMW Timing Chain Tool

BMW offers a special tool used to check for elongation of the engine timing chain.

Replacing BMW Fuel Tank

When replacing the fuel tank for any reason on a 2019 BMW Gran Coupe, 5 Series Gran Turismo/ 5-Series sedan, 6-Series convertible or 6-Series coupe, the new replacement tank should be checked prior to installation.

BMW Tie Rods

This bulletin applies to BMW 2 Series, 3 Series and 4 Series vehicles. An example is the 2015 320i xDrive. A thumping noise may be heard from the front axle area during slow speed steering.

Ghost Wipers

This bulletin applies to BMW models 2-Series, 3-Series, 4-Series , M3, M2 and M4 produced from march 1, 2015. The windshield wipers may intermittently switch on by themselves and can no longer be switched off despite action of the switch.

BMW Program Update

This bulletin applies to 2017 BMW 320i xDrive and a host of 2-Series, 3-Series and 4-Series vehicles. During acceleration in a high gear with engine speed range of 2,000 – 3,000 rpm, the vehicle may jerk. This may be due to unfavorable programming of the digital motor electronics (DME).

BMW Chopper

This bulletin applies to 2019 BMW 430i Gran Coupe vehicles. While driving slowly with low engine rpm or while idling, a faint knocking or fluttering noise can be heard from inside the fuel tank. The customer may describe this noise as a “helicopter” noise from the rear of the vehicle.

BMW Engine Specialty Tools

Specialty tools are available for oil pump/sprocket service on all BMW models with B3x, B4x or B5x engines. An oil pump sprocket tool P/N 83 30 2 463 965 includes an extension bar and T30, T40 and T45 drivers.