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There have been 37 technical service bulletins issued for the 2011 BMW X3.

1 2011 BMW X3 electrical system wiring TSB (Bulletin SIB-61-18-14)
Bulletin Date: Jul. 1, 2014
Component: Electrical system wiring.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: in some vehicles, when the k can2 wiring is shorted, no communication with any control modules (box electronics, telematic control module,car access system, radio/navigation, central gateway model or footwell module) during vehicle te
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2004 BMW X3, 2005 BMW X3, 2006 BMW X3, 2007 BMW X3, 2008 BMW X3, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3, 2014 BMW X3, 2015 BMW X3.
2 2011 BMW X3 software TSB (Bulletin SIB-36-03-14)
Bulletin Date: Jun. 1, 2014
Component: Software.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: the position of an affected tire is incorrectly displayed, when tire pressure is low, in instrument cluster and control display (cd), due to software error. Model 2011 f 01, 02, 04, 07, 10, 12, 13, 25 (x3).
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2011 BMW 5-series, 2011 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2011 BMW 6 Series, 2011 BMW 7-series, 2011 BMW Activee, 2011 BMW X3.
3 2011 BMW X3 software TSB (Bulletin SIB-84-03-14)
Bulletin Date: Jun. 1, 2014
Component: Software.
Bulletin Summary: 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.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2008 BMW 1 Series, 2009 BMW 1 Series, 2010 BMW 1 Series, 2011 BMW 1 Series, 2008 BMW 3 Series, 2009 BMW 3 Series, 2010 BMW 3 Series, 2012 BMW 3-series, 2013 BMW 3-series, 2008 BMW 5 Series, 2009 BMW 5 Series, 2008 BMW 5-series, 2009 BMW 5-series, 2010 BMW 5-series, 2011 BMW 5-series, 2012 BMW 5-series, 2008 BMW 6 Series, 2009 BMW 6 Series, 2010 BMW 6 Series, 2011 BMW 6 Series, 2012 BMW 6 Series, 2008 BMW 7 Series, 2008 BMW 7-series, 2009 BMW 7-series, 2010 BMW 7-series, 2011 BMW 7-series, 2012 BMW 7-series, 2011 BMW Activee, 2013 BMW Activehybrid 3, 2013 BMW X1, 2014 BMW X1, 2008 BMW X3, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3, 2014 BMW X3, 2008 BMW X5, 2009 BMW X5, 2010 BMW X5, 2011 BMW X5, 2012 BMW X5, 2013 BMW X5, 2014 BMW X5, 2008 BMW X6, 2009 BMW X6, 2010 BMW X6, 2011 BMW X6, 2012 BMW X6, 2013 BMW X6, 2008 BMW Z4, 2009 BMW Z4, 2010 BMW Z4, 2011 BMW Z4, 2012 BMW Z4, 2013 BMW Z4, 2014 BMW Z4.
4 2011 BMW X3 communication TSB (Bulletin SIB-84-03-14)
Bulletin Date: Jun. 1, 2014
Component: Communication.
Bulletin Summary: 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.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2008 BMW 1 Series, 2009 BMW 1 Series, 2010 BMW 1 Series, 2011 BMW 1 Series, 2008 BMW 3 Series, 2009 BMW 3 Series, 2010 BMW 3 Series, 2012 BMW 3-series, 2013 BMW 3-series, 2008 BMW 5 Series, 2009 BMW 5 Series, 2008 BMW 5-series, 2009 BMW 5-series, 2010 BMW 5-series, 2011 BMW 5-series, 2012 BMW 5-series, 2008 BMW 6 Series, 2009 BMW 6 Series, 2010 BMW 6 Series, 2011 BMW 6 Series, 2012 BMW 6 Series, 2008 BMW 7 Series, 2008 BMW 7-series, 2009 BMW 7-series, 2010 BMW 7-series, 2011 BMW 7-series, 2012 BMW 7-series, 2011 BMW Activee, 2013 BMW Activehybrid 3, 2013 BMW X1, 2014 BMW X1, 2008 BMW X3, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3, 2014 BMW X3, 2008 BMW X5, 2009 BMW X5, 2010 BMW X5, 2011 BMW X5, 2012 BMW X5, 2013 BMW X5, 2014 BMW X5, 2008 BMW X6, 2009 BMW X6, 2010 BMW X6, 2011 BMW X6, 2012 BMW X6, 2013 BMW X6, 2008 BMW Z4, 2009 BMW Z4, 2010 BMW Z4, 2011 BMW Z4, 2012 BMW Z4, 2013 BMW Z4, 2014 BMW Z4.
5 2011 BMW X3 engine TSB (Bulletin SIB-12-14-12)
Bulletin Date: Aug. 1, 2013
Component: Engine.
Bulletin Summary: 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.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2010 BMW 1 Series, 2011 BMW 1 Series, 2010 BMW 3 Series, 2011 BMW 328, 2010 BMW 328I, 2011 BMW 328I, 2011 BMW 328XI, 2010 BMW 335, 2011 BMW 335, 2010 BMW 335I, 2011 BMW 335I, 2011 BMW 335i Us, 2010 BMW 335XI, 2011 BMW 335XI, 2010 BMW 5-series, 2011 BMW 5-series, 2010 BMW 535I, 2011 BMW 535I, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X5, 2011 BMW X5, 2010 BMW X6, 2011 BMW X6.
6 2011 BMW X3 (pws) TSB (Bulletin SIB-24-03-13)
Bulletin Date: May. 1, 2013
Component: (pws).
Bulletin Summary: 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.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2008 BMW 5-series, 2009 BMW 5-series, 2010 BMW 5-series, 2011 BMW 5-series, 2012 BMW 5-series, 2008 BMW X3, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3, 2008 BMW X5 Sav, 2009 BMW X5 Sav, 2010 BMW X5 Sav, 2011 BMW X5 Sav, 2012 BMW X5 Sav, 2013 BMW X5 Sav, 2008 BMW X6 Sav, 2009 BMW X6 Sav, 2010 BMW X6 Sav, 2011 BMW X6 Sav.
7 2011 BMW X3 alternator/generator/regulator TSB (Bulletin SIB-12-12-13)
Bulletin Date: May. 1, 2013
Component: Alternator/generator/regulator.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: on some vehicles, the alternator would malfunction, due to sporadically charging or not charge at all, intermittently, when engine's at operating temperature. Models f10, f25. No model years listed.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
BMW 5 Series, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3.
8 2011 BMW X3 (pws) TSB (Bulletin SIB-12-12-13)
Bulletin Date: May. 1, 2013
Component: (pws).
Bulletin Summary: BMW: on some vehicles, the alternator would malfunction, due to sporadically charging or not charge at all, intermittently, when engine's at operating temperature. Models f10, f25. No model years listed.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
BMW 5 Series, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3.
 
9 2011 BMW X3 battery TSB (Bulletin SIB-61-13-05)
Bulletin Date: Mar. 1, 2013
Component: Battery.
Bulletin Summary: 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.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2004 BMW 1 Series, 2005 BMW 1 Series, 2006 BMW 1 Series, 2007 BMW 1 Series, 2008 BMW 1 Series, 2009 BMW 1 Series, 2010 BMW 1 Series, 2011 BMW 1 Series, 2004 BMW 3 Series, 2005 BMW 3 Series, 2006 BMW 3 Series, 2007 BMW 3 Series, 2008 BMW 3 Series, 2009 BMW 3 Series, 2010 BMW 3 Series, 2012 BMW 3-series, 2013 BMW 3-series, 2004 BMW 5 Series, 2005 BMW 5 Series, 2006 BMW 5 Series, 2007 BMW 5 Series, 2008 BMW 5 Series, 2009 BMW 5 Series, 2008 BMW 5-series, 2009 BMW 5-series, 2010 BMW 5-series, 2011 BMW 5-series, 2012 BMW 5-series, 2008 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2009 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2010 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2011 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2012 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2004 BMW 6 Series, 2005 BMW 6 Series, 2006 BMW 6 Series, 2007 BMW 6 Series, 2008 BMW 6 Series, 2009 BMW 6 Series, 2010 BMW 6 Series, 2011 BMW 6 Series, 2012 BMW 6 Series, 2007 BMW 6-series, 2004 BMW 7 Series, 2005 BMW 7 Series, 2006 BMW 7 Series, 2007 BMW 7 Series, 2008 BMW 7 Series, 2008 BMW 7-series, 2009 BMW 7-series, 2010 BMW 7-series, 2011 BMW 7-series, 2012 BMW 7-series, 2006 BMW M Roadster, 2007 BMW M Roadster, 2008 BMW M Roadster, 2004 BMW M3, 2005 BMW M3, 2006 BMW M3, 2008 BMW M3, 2009 BMW M3, 2010 BMW M3, 2011 BMW M3, 2005 BMW M5, 2006 BMW M5, 2007 BMW M5, 2008 BMW M5, 2009 BMW M5, 2010 BMW M5, 2013 BMW M5, 2007 BMW M6, 2008 BMW M6, 2009 BMW M6, 2010 BMW M6, 2013 BMW M6, 2013 BMW X1, 2004 BMW X3, 2005 BMW X3, 2006 BMW X3, 2007 BMW X3, 2008 BMW X3, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3, 2004 BMW X5, 2005 BMW X5, 2006 BMW X5, 2007 BMW X5, 2008 BMW X5, 2009 BMW X5, 2010 BMW X5, 2011 BMW X5, 2012 BMW X5, 2013 BMW X5, 2004 BMW X6, 2005 BMW X6, 2006 BMW X6, 2007 BMW X6, 2008 BMW X6, 2009 BMW X6, 2010 BMW X6, 2011 BMW X6, 2012 BMW X6, 2013 BMW X6, 2004 BMW Z3, 2004 BMW Z4, 2005 BMW Z4, 2006 BMW Z4, 2007 BMW Z4, 2008 BMW Z4, 2009 BMW Z4, 2010 BMW Z4, 2011 BMW Z4, 2012 BMW Z4.
10 2011 BMW X3 electrical system wiring TSB (Bulletin SIB-66-01-13)
Bulletin Date: Mar. 1, 2013
Component: Electrical system wiring.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: due to wiring harness short circuit, the front and/or rear pdc sensors fails to work when reverse gear is selected or button (pdc) is pressed. Model 2011-2013 f25.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3.
11 2011 BMW X3 digital instrument panel TSB (Bulletin SB-62-03-13)
Bulletin Date: Jan. 1, 2013
Component: Digital instrument panel.
Bulletin Summary: Instrument cluster display is intermittently inoperative. BMW f25, and f30 models.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2000 BMW 1 Series, 2001 BMW 1 Series, 2002 BMW 1 Series, 2003 BMW 1 Series, 2004 BMW 1 Series, 2005 BMW 1 Series, 2006 BMW 1 Series, 2007 BMW 1 Series, 2008 BMW 1 Series, 2009 BMW 1 Series, 2010 BMW 1 Series, 2011 BMW 1 Series, 2004 BMW X3, 2005 BMW X3, 2006 BMW X3, 2007 BMW X3, 2008 BMW X3, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2013 BMW X3.
12 2011 BMW X3 (pws) TSB (Bulletin SIB-12-14-12)
Bulletin Date: Jul. 1, 2012
Component: (pws).
Bulletin Summary: BMW: experiencing loss of engine power, service engine soon lamp is illuminated, a noise, like rattling, coming from engine compartment.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2007 BMW 1 Series, 2008 BMW 1 Series, 2009 BMW 1 Series, 2010 BMW 1 Series, 2011 BMW 1 Series, 2007 BMW 3 Series, 2008 BMW 3 Series, 2009 BMW 3 Series, 2010 BMW 3 Series, 2012 BMW 3-series, 2007 BMW 5 Series, 2008 BMW 5 Series, 2009 BMW 5 Series, 2008 BMW 5-series, 2009 BMW 5-series, 2010 BMW 5-series, 2011 BMW 5-series, 2012 BMW 5-series, 2008 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2009 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2010 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2011 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2012 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2007 BMW 6 Series, 2008 BMW 6 Series, 2009 BMW 6 Series, 2010 BMW 6 Series, 2011 BMW 6 Series, 2012 BMW 6 Series, 2007 BMW 6-series, 2007 BMW X3, 2008 BMW X3, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2007 BMW X5, 2008 BMW X5, 2009 BMW X5, 2010 BMW X5, 2011 BMW X5, 2012 BMW X5, 2007 BMW X6, 2008 BMW X6, 2009 BMW X6, 2010 BMW X6, 2011 BMW X6, 2012 BMW X6.
13 2011 BMW X3 fuses and circuit breakers TSB (Bulletin B61-13-12)
Bulletin Date: Apr. 1, 2012
Component: Fuses and circuit breakers.
Bulletin Summary: BMW:various functions of the electrical system fail. In rare cases, the vehicle may not start. One of the 100-amp fuses in the rear power distribution box (z3) mounted on the battery has failed.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3.
14 2011 BMW X3 headlights TSB (Bulletin B63-02-12)
Bulletin Date: Apr. 1, 2012
Component: Headlights.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: heavy condensation on xenon headlights. In heavy rain conditions or high humidty, condensation may build up inside one or both headlight(s). The condensation is still present even after a few dry days.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3.
15 2011 BMW X3 automatic transmission TSB (Bulletin SIB-24-02-10)
Bulletin Date: Mar. 1, 2012
Component: Automatic transmission.
Bulletin Summary: The transmission warning light is on and the vehicle will not move forward or backwards. Engine speed only increases while in neutral or park. Updated on 5/1/2012.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2011 BMW 1 Series, 2010 BMW 3-series, 2009 BMW 5-series, 2010 BMW 6 Series, 2008 BMW 7 Series, 2011 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X5, 2011 BMW X6, 2010 BMW Z4.
16 2011 BMW X3 fuel gauge system TSB (Bulletin SIB-16-05-11)
Bulletin Date: Mar. 1, 2012
Component: Fuel gauge system.
Bulletin Summary: 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
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X5, 2011 BMW X5, 2012 BMW X5, 2010 BMW X6, 2011 BMW X6.
17 2011 BMW X3 power window devices and controls TSB (Bulletin SIB-51-08-12)
Bulletin Date: Mar. 1, 2012
Component: Power window devices and controls.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: service action: replace passenger front window regulator.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3.
18 2011 BMW X3 digital instrument panel TSB (Bulletin SIB-62-01-12)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 1, 2012
Component: Digital instrument panel.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: gauge needles randomly stop in wrong position on instrument cluster, moving the wrong way, showing incorrect values and remain in wrong position after ignition is switched off.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3.
19 2011 BMW X3 windshield wiper/washer motor TSB (Bulletin SIB-61-03-12)
Bulletin Date: Jan. 1, 2012
Component: Windshield wiper/washer motor.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: when vehicle is moving, windshield wipers turn on by themselves and fails to turn off when vehicle is turned off.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2011 BMW X3.
20 2011 BMW X3 electrical system TSB (Bulletin SIB-61-02-12)
Bulletin Date: Jan. 1, 2012
Component: Electrical system.
Bulletin Summary: BMW: electronic malfunction and various check control messages are displayed in cid (central information display) and instrument cluster.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2009 BMW 1 Series, 2010 BMW 1 Series, 2011 BMW 1 Series, 2009 BMW 3-series, 2010 BMW 3-series, 2012 BMW 3-series, 2013 BMW 3-series, 2009 BMW 5-series, 2010 BMW 5-series, 2011 BMW 5-series, 2012 BMW 5-series, 2009 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2010 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2011 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2012 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo, 2009 BMW 6 Series, 2010 BMW 6 Series, 2011 BMW 6 Series, 2012 BMW 6 Series, 2009 BMW 7-series, 2010 BMW 7-series, 2011 BMW 7-series, 2012 BMW 7-series, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 BMW X3, 2011 BMW X3, 2012 BMW X3, 2009 BMW X5, 2010 BMW X5, 2011 BMW X5, 2012 BMW X5, 2009 BMW X6, 2010 BMW X6, 2011 BMW X6, 2012 BMW X6.


Also see Common problems of BMW X3.