2003 BMW 745

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2003 BMW 745

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Available in 2 styles:  2003 BMW 745 4dr Sedan shown
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Asking Price Range
$6,501–$16,397

Estimated MPG

18 city / 26 hwy


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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Recall number: 03V324000
Recall date: 08/26/2003

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE ENGINE OIL FILTER DRAIN PLUG MAY BE INSUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED. THIS COULD LEAD TO LOOSENING OF THE PLUG CAUSING AN INITIAL OIL SPRAY AND A SUBSEQUENT OIL LEAK.

Consequence:

IF A LARGE AMOUNT OF OIL LOSS OCCURS, ENGINE DAMAGE MAY RESULT. DEPENDING ON THE EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE, A CRASH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE OF THE OIL FILTER DRAIN PLUG AND, IF NECESSARY, RETIGHTEN THE DRAIN PLUG WITH THE CORRECTLY SPECIFIED TORQUE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 09/12/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/20/2003 and 07/18/2003.


ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Recall number: 03V240000
Recall date: 07/01/2003

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR, A DESYNCHRONIZATION OF THE VALVETRONIC MOTORS FOR ENGINE BANKS I AND II MAY OCCUR. IF THIS OCCURS, THE ENGINE COULD STALL.

Consequence:

IN THOSE CASES, THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RESTART THE ENGINE. DEPENDING ON THE LEVEL OF ENGINE ROUGHNESS, OR STALLING, AS WELL AS TRAFFIC CONDITIONS AND THE DRIVER¿S REACTIONS, THIS COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE DIGITAL ENGINE MANAGEMENT CONTROL UNIT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 8, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/08/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 10/24/2001 and 04/09/2003.


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