Online Service System – OSS

Installation and User Guide

V5.1 February 2017

Online Service System - OSS

 

Introduction

The Online Service System (OSS) has been developed specifically for independent automotive workshops to provide an extensive range of resources. The following applications are available in the OSS:

 

ISTA Diagnosis Application

Vehicle diagnostics from the Z3/E36, with the BMW ICOM, or with a J2534 pass-thru tool (from model year 1996).

  • Fault Code Diagnosis
  • Test Plans
  • Repair Instructions (E30 or higher)
  • Technical Data
  • Wiring diagrams

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Coolant Level Warning Light On – 2000-2003 BMW X5

SI B17 01 03
Cooling Systems
September 2003
Service Engineering

 

Coolant Level Warning Light On

 

MODEL

X5 with 4.4 and 4.6 liter engine from start of production to 4/20/03

 

SITUATION

Certain X5 vehicles equipped with the 4.4 or 4.6 liter M62TU engine may have the coolant warning light illuminated, even when the actual coolant level is sufficient. Troubleshooting leads to replacement of the coolant level sensor. Within a short time, the vehicle may return to the workshop with the same complaint.

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Engine Oil Cooler Lines May Loosen – 2017-2018 BMW M760Li xDrive

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V240
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 97

 

Engine Oil Cooler Lines May Loosen

The leaking engine oil may get onto the front brake disks, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017-2018 M760Li xDrive vehicles.

The affected vehicles have engine oil cooler lines that may loosen causing an oil leak in the engine compartment.

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Turn Signal Deactivates Inner Brake Lamp/FMVSS 108 – 2016-2017 MINI Cooper

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V222
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,883

 

Turn Signal Deactivates Inner Brake Lamp/FMVSS 108

If the brake light does not illuminate when a turn signal is activated, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 MINI Cooper Clubman, Cooper S Clubman and JCW Clubman vehicles.

When the affected vehicles are braking and the turn signals are on, the inner, bumper-mounted, brake light will go out.

As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture – 2017 BMW X5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V189
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 36

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

If the inflator cannot vent properly, the inflator may rupture, resulting in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants and causing serious injury or death.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, Inc. (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 X5 sDrive35i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 xDrive35d, and X5 xDrive40e vehicles.

These vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag modules using certain air bag inflators that may not vent properly in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag.

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