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2010 BMW X5 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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05/14/18 NHTSA ID: 10136718
TSB ID: B180217

Diagnosing selective catalyst reduction (scr) efficiency faults: the service engine soon light is on.
04/23/18 NHTSA ID: 10135011
TSB ID: B011014

Engine camshaft (vanos) adjustment units: BMW of north america, llc (ÒBMW naÓ) is extending the limited warranty for the camshaft (vanos) adjustment units on certain model BMW vehicles equipped with the non-turbocharged 6-cylinder engine
04/23/18 NHTSA ID: 10135019
TSB ID: B110115

Engine oil quick reference chart and drain plug torque: the current version of ista/d has an error in the engine oil capacity specification for all vehicles with the n63r engine and xdrive.
02/02/16 NHTSA ID: 10059089
TSB ID: 34 04 15

BMW - brake booster vacuum might reduce if temperature gets below 14 degrees
01/11/16 NHTSA ID: 10059006
TSB ID: 13 06 15

Incorrect dde calibration for readines monitoring.
09/25/15 NHTSA ID: 10058483
TSB ID: SIB-13-04-15

BMW: procedural information on the installation of fuel system low pressure sensor and not correctly installed will lead to failure of low pressure sensor and metal supply line. model 2008-14.
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06/05/15 NHTSA ID: 10057527
TSB ID: SIB-16-16-14

BMW: selective catalyst reduction module (scr) has a stored fault, pressure build up is low, causing service engine soon light to illuminate. *
05/19/15 NHTSA ID: 10057338
TSB ID: SIB-11-16-14

BMW: on certain vehicles, engine timing chain should be checked for early stages of wear, and a repair solution should be provided. updated 9/25/15. updated 10/6/15.
05/19/15 NHTSA ID: 10057341
TSB ID: SIB-16-15-14

BMW: malfunction warning light for engine is illuminated due to purge air system micro leakage and ventilation of fuel tank from contamination.
09/02/14 NHTSA ID: 10056094
TSB ID: SIB-33-03-14

BMW: due to guide supports being incorrect, the rear shock absorbers were assembled, which within a low mileage causes a rattling noise. model f15 (x5).
12/11/13 NHTSA ID: 10054008
TSB ID: SIB-11-06-13

BMW: some vehicles may experience high pressure exhaust gas recirculation (egr) cooler leaking from flexible pipe, due to excessive vibration and/or tension at flexible elbow of egr cooler. model e70 (xdrive35d). no model year.
11/08/13 NHTSA ID: 10053585
TSB ID: SIB-17-02-09

BMW: oil leaks from the air hose on turbocharger. this is designated for e70, and e90 models with m57y diesel engines. service engine soon lamp may be illuminated.
10/21/13 NHTSA ID: 10053326
TSB ID: SIB-12-14-12

BMW: different fault codes stored for the n51, n52k, n52t, and n55 engines in the dme related to vanos and camshaft position. updated 11/1/13. updated 05/05/2014 *js
07/17/13 NHTSA ID: 10052360
TSB ID: SIB-24-03-13

BMW: some vehicle engines may experience a delay in response to acceleration, after slowing down, due to an unfavorable software calibration. models f10, 25, 07, e70, 71. no model years listed.
07/17/13 NHTSA ID: 10052359
TSB ID: SIB-13-07-12

BMW: on some vehicles, the high pressure fuel injector, can lead to an internal failure due to incorrect operation and would need to be repaired and/or replaced. models f01, 02, 04, 07, 10, 12, 13, e70, 71. no model years listed.
07/09/13 NHTSA ID: 10052295
TSB ID: SIB-12-08-13

BMW: while on hills, engine response may not be fulfilled, when accelerator pedal is depressed and if auto hold function is activated. models 2010-2013 e70, e71.
03/05/13 NHTSA ID: 10051299
TSB ID: SIB-010511

BMW: see document search button for owner letter. n52k engine dmtl pump: emissions warranty extensions to 10 years/120,000 miles. BMW has become aware of a potential problem with the durability of the tank leak diagnostic module (dmtl) pu
03/05/13 NHTSA ID: 10051419
TSB ID: SIB160712

BMW: service action: replace the left and right fuel level sensor. due to high proportion of ethanol in the fuel, the internal mechanisms of the fuel level sensors may swell. this may inhibit the movement of one or both of the fuel level se
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11/02/12 NHTSA ID: 10046959
TSB ID: SIB-18-06-12

BMW: see document search button for owner letter. when introduced into exhaust system, selective catalyst reduction (scr) mixer was improved to optimize diesel exhaust fluid (def) mixture. model 2010 e70, e90. updated on 4/25
10/31/12 NHTSA ID: 10046859
TSB ID: SIB-11-08-12

BMW: due to damaged seal ring, during assembly, engine oil is leaking from engine oil pump volume control valve gasket seal ring. models e70, e71, f01, f02, f04, f07, f10, f12, f13. no model years listed.
08/27/12 NHTSA ID: 10045283
TSB ID: SIB-12-14-12

BMW: experiencing loss of engine power, service engine soon lamp is illuminated, a noise, like rattling, coming from engine compartment. updated 10/31/12. models 2010 e70, 71, 82, 88, 90, 92, 93, f07, 10, 12, 13, 25.
08/27/12 NHTSA ID: 10045284
TSB ID: SIB-18-05-12

BMW: see document search button for owner letter. under voluntary emissions recall campaign 11e-a03:check/replace emissions monitoring components. due to excessive soot build up, the high pressure (hp) egr valve may be restricted under
08/27/12 NHTSA ID: 10045282
TSB ID: SIB-11-07-12

BMW: while driving vehicle, at times would be rough running; white or blue smoke seen exiting exhaust system and the engine oil is consumed above specifications. updated 1/11/13.
06/05/12 NHTSA ID: 10044290
TSB ID: SI-B-11-05-12

BMW: service engine soon light comes on. engine breather line (crankcase ventilation hose) failed, causing vehicle to run rough. this is due to plastic material used for crankcase ventilation hose becomes brittle and break.
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06/04/12 NHTSA ID: 10044281
TSB ID: RC-11V-521

BMW: see document search button for owner letter. on certain model year 2008-2011 vehicles, a defect involving the electric auxiliary water pump can over heat or fail to cool engine and fire may occur in vehicle or engine compartment.
05/07/12 NHTSA ID: 10044019
TSB ID: SIB-12-05-12

BMW: the engine speed may drop significantly below normal idling speed if the steering wheel is turned at sharply lower road speeds. *js updated on 4/18/2013. updated 7/9/13.
05/01/12 NHTSA ID: 10043910
TSB ID: SIB-24-02-12

BMW: delay in engine response. updated 08/06/2014 *js
12/07/11 NHTSA ID: 10042471
TSB ID: SIB-16-05-11

BMW: fuel gauge sensor is not registering correct fuel level of full or near empty properly. improvement task force available to help with diagnosis and repair of fuel level sensor. updated 4/23/12. updated 5/1/2012
12/07/11 NHTSA ID: 10042469
TSB ID: SIB-51-34-11

BMW: over the lifetime of the vehicle, corrosion formation could occur due to water entering the engine compartment. engine compartment center bulkhead partition should be sealed.
09/30/11 NHTSA ID: 10041407
TSB ID: SIB-12-16-11

BMW: service engine soon light is on and the engine has reduced power with trouble codes stored. updated on 4/24/2013.
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09/26/11 NHTSA ID: 10041276
TSB ID: TS-12-19-10

BMW: service engine soon light is on with a fault code stored. internal dmtl pump failure.
09/13/11 NHTSA ID: 10040852
TSB ID: SIB-12-15-11

BMW: the service engine soon light is on. there are trouble codes stored for the crankshaft sensor. no driveability issues.
09/13/11 NHTSA ID: 10040845
TSB ID: SIB-11-07-11

BMW: loss of performance and turbocharger noise due to the oil supply restricted, causing oil starvation and resulting in the seizing of the turbocharger assembly. updated 7/09/13. updated 9/25/15.
08/24/11 NHTSA ID: 10040368
TSB ID: CN-10E-A02

BMW service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. there may be a problem with the fuel pump which could not meet emissions requirements. there may be a long crank and a service engine soon light.
08/10/11 NHTSA ID: 10039767
TSB ID: SIB-13-01-11

BMW: a process has been created to identify causes of customer complaints related to the tank ventilation valve. updated 4/24/12.
08/03/11 NHTSA ID: 10039594
TSB ID: SIB-12-07-11

BMW: the engine will not start because the engine compartment partition wall is fitted incorrectly allowing water to drip onto the connector strip of the dme control unit leading to internal damage of the dme. e70/e71. updated 11/21/
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06/10/11 NHTSA ID: 10038217
TSB ID: SIB-11-03-08

BMW: crankcase pressure diagnosis and information for all vehicles. updated on 4/24/2013.
06/09/11 NHTSA ID: 10038187
TSB ID: SI-B16-01-11

BMW: there is a software error causing the service engine soon light to illuminate and store a trouble code. updated 8/3/11.
06/09/11 NHTSA ID: 10038185
TSB ID: SI-B13-15-10

BMW: an intkae manifold linkage rod problem is causing the service engine soon light to come on with a stored trouble code.
06/03/11 NHTSA ID: 10037703
TSB ID: SI B12 11 10

BMW: there are high fuel pressure faults stored due to a software error.
06/03/11 NHTSA ID: 10037704
TSB ID: SI B12 02 11

BMW: on low mileage vehicles the engine runs rough, mifires, or fails to crank. this is caused by multiple short start-ups without the engine properly going through a warm-up phase.
05/04/11 NHTSA ID: 10037076
TSB ID: SIB-16-01-09

BMW: there is an extraction and refilling process for the desiel exhaust fluid. e70 and e90 models.
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04/29/11 NHTSA ID: 10037051
TSB ID: SIB-12-18-10

BMW: there is a software error that is causing the service engine soon light to illuminate without a fault code.
04/27/11 NHTSA ID: 10037010
TSB ID: SIB-11-08-03

BMW: six different models equipped with the m54 engine could have valve covers break in cold weather and ruin the engine. this is due to moisture accumulation.
04/25/11 NHTSA ID: 10036979
TSB ID: SIB-32-04-07

BMW: a new technical process has been created for BMW to identify causes of steering complaints with a wide range of models.
04/25/11 NHTSA ID: 10036984
TSB ID: SIB-13-02-10

BMW: it is now possible to perform a fuel quality detection test on vehicles with an n54 engine.
04/25/11 NHTSA ID: 10036982
TSB ID: SIB-13-07-10

BMW: there is a rough engine idle and "service engine soon light" when driving downhill in high altitudes during cold weather. there may be six different fault codes.
04/25/11 NHTSA ID: 10036981
TSB ID: SIB-16-03-10

BMW: warning message on about low diesel exhaust fuel level and that the engine will not restart within 999 miles. the light comes on a few thousand miles earlier than a recommended oil change.
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02/07/11 NHTSA ID: 10035009
TSB ID: SIB-16-04-10

BMW vehicle: teileclearing for diagnostic module tank leakage (dmtl) system. teileclearing process has been developed to help identify the root causes of customer complaints relating to the dmtl system (e.g., evaporative system leaks, che
10/25/10 NHTSA ID: 10034164
TSB ID: SA-51120

BMW: service action for diesel engine. replace charge air temperature sensor. reprogram control units (dde). refer to si b130410 and si b130310. affects e70 and e90 vehicles. no model years listed.
10/25/10 NHTSA ID: 10034189
TSB ID: SI-B-13-03-10

BMW: program control units. vehicles with m57y diesel engine. service engine soon lamp (mil) is illuminated erroneously. dde software error.
07/14/10 NHTSA ID: 10033130
TSB ID: SIB-16-02-09

BMW vehicles: fuel level sensor repairs. where it is necessary to replace the right or the left side fuel level sensor due to a failure, the entire pump and housing or delivery unit (suction jet assembly) do not need to be replaced as wel
05/21/10 NHTSA ID: 10032779
TSB ID: SIB-11-02-08

BMW vehicle: the service engine soon (mil) lamp is illuminated and a power reduction is clearly perceptible. this situation may occur after driving for some time with the engine already at full operating temperature. if the ignition is c
04/23/10 NHTSA ID: 10032646
TSB ID: SIB-12-26-09

BMW vehicles: edk throttle potentiometer faults-diagnosis. models e60, e63, e64, e65, e66, and e70. the service engine soon and dsc/dtc warning lamps are illuminated. the engine enters the power reduction (fail safe) mode.
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04/21/10 NHTSA ID: 10032642
TSB ID: SIB-13-02-09

BMW vehicles: diagnosis for low pressure fuel supply faults. the service engine soon lamp is illuminated (a fuel pump malfuction message is displayed in the cc), and a combination of the following fault codes may be stored in the dde cont
04/23/18 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10135021
TSB ID: B110916

N63, n63tu, s63 and s63tu engines: oil leak from the rear: customer complains that engine oil is leaking from the center of the vehicle. when verified, the engine oil residue can be seen leaking from between the engine and the transmission
02/07/15 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10056722
TSB ID: SIB-26-01-14

BMW: the front driveshaft's universal joints wear out prematurely. model 2010-11 e70 (x5), e71 (x6), e72 (x6).
08/16/11 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10040172
TSB ID: SIB-24-02-11

BMW: a software problem is causing the transmission to enter safety mode with the transmission light on. there is a stored trouble code.
04/29/11 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10037061
TSB ID: SIB-27-01-07

BMW: a fault for oil wear is stored in the memory, but it does not illuminate the warning lamp.
02/07/11 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10035010
TSB ID: SIB-24-01-08

BMW vehicle: transmission warning light is illuminated and the transmission enters failsafe mode. fault code 4f81 (ratio monitoring, clutch a), in some cases combined with the subsequent faults 507b/507c (parking gear sensor implausible s
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04/21/10 Brakes and Traction Control NHTSA ID: 10032641
TSB ID: SIB-34-03-07

BMW vehicles: dsc warning lamp illuminated. the dsc (dynamic stability control) warning lamp is illuminated and some or all of the following fault codes are stored: 6e58; 6e04; 53ba; d36f; 55c3; 6eca; and the wipers may also be operating
05/14/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10136745
TSB ID: B840214

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06/22/15 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10057707
TSB ID: SI B65 04 14

BMW:some BMW models may or may not display airbag warning light. *ta
06/09/15 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10057566
TSB ID: SIB-63-09-14

BMW: some vehicles, with 552 option, are experiencing a malfunction of led headlight on one where it flickers on an doff during driving and the control check message is indicating defective driving light or parking light.
09/02/14 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10056099
TSB ID: SIB-84-03-14

BMW: when using iphone, various connectivity failures occur, such as disconnection of call, list of contacts incomplete, due to the variants and software used. model 2008-2014.
07/17/13 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10052365
TSB ID: SIB-34-06-12

BMW: warning lamps are illuminated for the dsc, abs and brake and a possible warning in control display for chassis control system failure. models 2012 f25, 30, 01, 02, 07, 10, 12, 13, e70, 71, 84.
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07/17/13 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10052363
TSB ID: SIB-27-02-12

BMW: due to an error in software calibration, some vehicles are experiencing warning illumination of dsc, abs and brake and a possible warning in control display for chassis control system failure. models 2009-2012 f30, 01, 02, 07, 10, 12
05/01/13 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10052012
TSB ID: SIB-61-13-05

BMW: battery has an increased demand due to developemental process of the electrical system. this is causing the batter to need to undergo an energy diagnosis.
04/25/13 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10051971
TSB ID: SIB-61-05-12

BMW: batter discharged because of unfavorable driving profile. this is caused on short trips (less than 3 miles) or when the telephone or entertainment system is used for up to 30 minutes while vehicle is stationary. models x5, x6 all mod
04/30/12 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10043862
TSB ID: SIB-61-02-12

BMW: electronic malfunction and various check control messages are displayed in cid (central information display) and instrument cluster. models 2009-2012 e70, e71, e72, e82, e88, e90, e91, e92, e93, f01, f02, f04, f07, f10, f1
01/06/12 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10042704
TSB ID: SIB-63-05-11

BMW: on certain vehicles, the xenon headlamp often have no trouble found when returned and tested thru warranty parts system. the root cause is not possible to be identify.
01/06/12 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10042686
TSB ID: SIB-61-06-11

BMW: on certain vehicles, the jbe (junction box electronics) module fails programming during a software update of the vehicle.
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12/07/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10042465
TSB ID: SIB-61-12-11

BMW: vehicle not operating properly because of various electrical malfunctions not working.
08/16/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10040175
TSB ID: SIB-63-01-11

BMW: check control message is displayed with a stored trouble code related to headlights.
08/16/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10040177
TSB ID: SIB-63-10-09

BMW: the brake light fails and the bulb holder is deformed due to high temperatures and the composition of the holder. updated on 4/25/2013.
08/15/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10040044
TSB ID: SIB-12-09-11

BMW: there is a delayed throttle response when driving off with a high engine load. it occurs when it is hot outside, the a/c is switched on, and the wheel is turned slightly. there is a software problem. updated on 4/18/2013.
08/15/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10040048
TSB ID: SIB-63-11-10

BMW: water leaks into the tailgate lamp causing corrosion and can lead to electrical failure of the lamp. there will also be a warning light in the instrument cluster. e70.
08/10/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10039765
TSB ID: SIB-12-01-11

BMW: the service engine soon light is on while driving. this is a programming issue. updated 1/4/12. updated 4/24/12.
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05/04/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10037077
TSB ID: SIB-66-09-10

BMW: after starting the vehicle there is a check control message that says the high beam assist faulty. the funciton cannot be activated until after driving for 5 minutes.
04/29/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10037050
TSB ID: SIB-65-24-03

BMW: operating description of the passenger airbag status light.
04/27/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10037025
TSB ID: SIB-63-02-01

BMW: procedure for determining and replacing incandescent and halogen light bulbs under warranty.
04/27/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10037026
TSB ID: SIB-61-08-10

BMW: elctronically disconnecting the junction box without disconnecting the battery will cause damage to the rear power distribution box.
04/25/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10036985
TSB ID: SIB-13-06-10

BMW: a service engine soon light comes on. the engine will only operate to 1500 rpms and lacks power. there is a software application error.
04/25/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10036978
TSB ID: SIB-63-05-09

BMW: the led trailer lights flicker while being towed.
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01/03/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10034666
TSB ID: SI-B61-15-09

BMW: various electrical problems. on the vehicle, various electrical problems are possible. warning lamps illuminated in the instrument cluster; check control messages; systems inoperative; fuse blown; wipers in default mode (permanently o
11/17/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10034467
TSB ID: SIB-61-18-09

BMW vehicles: various simultaneous electrical problems. there is a software error in the jbbfe-3r control module. very intermittently, the jbbfe-3r wakes up in bootloader ode instead of application mode. perform diagnostics with ista and
10/25/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10034187
TSB ID: SI-B-52-05-10

BMW: repositioning harness after seat motor replacement. when replacement of the drive motor for the comfort seat back width adjustment becomes necessary, the seat harness requires further modification because it has changed.
06/02/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10032845
TSB ID: SIB-61-13-07

BMW vehicle: electronic malfunction cc message caused by shorted wiring. the electronic malfunction check control message may be displayed; the sounds system emits a static noise from the speakers; the rfk (rear view camera) does not pan;
05/21/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10032781
TSB ID: SIB-12-09-08

BMW vehicle: driveability complaints due to cooling fan relay failure. the customer may complain of intermittent driveability problems, described as-engine is lacking power when accelerating uphill; transmission will not upshift under hea
04/21/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10032640
TSB ID: SIB-61-15-09

BMW vehicles: various electrical problems are possible on the vehicle: warning lamps illuminated in the instrument cluster; check control messages; systems inoperative; fuse blown; wipers in default mode (permanently on); and fault codes f
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05/19/15 Other NHTSA ID: 10057335
TSB ID: SIB-01-10-14

BMW: the camshaft (vanos) adjustment units, on certain vehicle, had the limited warranty extended, without the limitation of mileage, to 10 years.
04/27/11 Other NHTSA ID: 10037027
TSB ID: SIB-51-26-10

BMW: model e70 equipped with an automatic tailgate. the rear tailgate may not operate in either direction due to wiring damage.
10/25/10 Other NHTSA ID: 10034188
TSB ID: SI-B-13-04-10

BMW: replace charge air temperature sensor. vehicles with m57y diesel engine only. fault code 4c52 charging air temperature sensor, plausibility is stored. the charge air temperature sensor has failed.
07/14/10 Other NHTSA ID: 10033132
TSB ID: SIB-17-03-09

BMW vehicles: n63 turbocharger auxiliary water pump faults. the service engine soon lamp is illuminated with the following fault codes stored in the dme control module. turbocharger coolant pump, control line, electric, 0x1016-line inter
06/21/10 Other NHTSA ID: 10032988
TSB ID: SIB-36-05-07

BMW: tire warning light illuminated due to low ambient temperature. model e90, e91(3 series);e92, e92 (3 series); e60 (5 series); e60 (m5); e63, e64 (6 series); e63, e64 (m6); e65, e66 (7 series); e70 (x5); e83 (x3); and e85, e86 (z4).

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BMW X5 TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.