Recalls for 2010 BMW 128

There are currently 4 recalls for your car.


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Bring your car to a dealer immediately. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way. Your nearby service center can help verify if the repairs can be performed free of charge.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 14V176000

Recall Date: 04/10/2014

Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Problem Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 128i Coupe, 128i Convertible, 328i Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan, 328i Coupe, 328i Convertible, 328i Sports Wagon and Z4 sDrive 30i, 2011-2012 135i Coupe, 135i Convertible, 335i Sedan, X5 xDrive 35i, and X6 xDrive 35i, 2011 335i xDrive Sedan, 335i Coupe, 335i Convertible, 528i Sedan, 535i Sedan, 535i xDrive Sedan, X3 xDrive 28i, and X3 xDrive 35i, 2010 X3 xDrive 30i, and X5 xDrive 30i, 2012 640i Coupe, and 640i Convertible and 2010-2012 535i Gran Turismo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that secure the housing for the variable camshaft timing adjustment (VANOS) unit can loosen over time and may possibly break.

Consequence: If the bolts loosen or break the engine may have reduced power or stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.

What Owners Should Do: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the four VANOS housing bolts for both VANOS units (intake and exhaust), free of charge. In addition, owners of approximately 170,172 model year 2010-2012 BMW vehicles equipped with inline 6 cylinder engines not covered by this recall, will receive an extended warranty to address this condition. The recall began on September 24, 2014. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417.

Next Steps: Contact Northwest BMW

Recall Number: 13V044000

Recall Date: 02/07/2013

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Problem Summary: BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2012 1-SERIES COUPES AND CONVERTIBLES MANUFACTURED DECEMBER 2007 THROUGH JULY 2011; AND 2007-2011 3-SERIES COUPES AND CONVERTIBLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH JULY 2011; 2007-2011 3-SERIES SEDANS MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH OCTOBER 2011; 2007-2011 3-SERIES SPORTS WAGONS MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH JUNE 2011; AND 2009-2011 Z4 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 2009 THROUGH JUNE 2011. THE CONNECTOR FOR THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CONNECTOR AND THE CORRESPONDING TERMINAL ON THE FUSE BOX MAY DEGRADE OVER TIME. OVER TIME, THE HIGH CURRENT FLOW AND HEAT FROM ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE MAY LEAD TO A BREAKAGE OF THE CONNECTION, AND A LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE VEHICLE.

Consequence: IF THERE IS A LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE VEHICLE, THE VEHICLE MAY UNEXPECTEDLY STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CONNECTOR AND SECURE IT WITH AN IMPROVED METHOD, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MARCH 2013. OWNERS MAY CALL BMW AT 1-800-525-7417 OR EMAIL BMW AT CUSTOMERRELATIONS@BMWUSA.COM.

Next Steps: Contact Northwest BMW

Recall Number: 13V044000

Recall Date: 02/07/2013

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Problem Summary: BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2012 1-SERIES COUPES AND CONVERTIBLES MANUFACTURED DECEMBER 2007 THROUGH JULY 2011; AND 2007-2011 3-SERIES COUPES AND CONVERTIBLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH JULY 2011; 2007-2011 3-SERIES SEDANS MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH OCTOBER 2011; 2007-2011 3-SERIES SPORTS WAGONS MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH JUNE 2011; AND 2009-2011 Z4 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 2009 THROUGH JUNE 2011. THE CONNECTOR FOR THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CONNECTOR AND THE CORRESPONDING TERMINAL ON THE FUSE BOX MAY DEGRADE OVER TIME. OVER TIME, THE HIGH CURRENT FLOW AND HEAT FROM ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE MAY LEAD TO A BREAKAGE OF THE CONNECTION, AND A LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE VEHICLE.

Consequence: IF THERE IS A LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE VEHICLE, THE VEHICLE MAY UNEXPECTEDLY STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CONNECTOR AND SECURE IT WITH AN IMPROVED METHOD, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MARCH 2013. OWNERS MAY CALL BMW AT 1-800-525-7417 OR EMAIL BMW AT CUSTOMERRELATIONS@BMWUSA.COM.

Next Steps: Contact Northwest BMW

Recall Number: 13V044000

Recall Date: 02/07/2013

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Problem Summary: BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2012 1-SERIES COUPES AND CONVERTIBLES MANUFACTURED DECEMBER 2007 THROUGH JULY 2011; AND 2007-2011 3-SERIES COUPES AND CONVERTIBLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH JULY 2011; 2007-2011 3-SERIES SEDANS MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH OCTOBER 2011; 2007-2011 3-SERIES SPORTS WAGONS MANUFACTURED MARCH 2007 THROUGH JUNE 2011; AND 2009-2011 Z4 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 2009 THROUGH JUNE 2011. THE CONNECTOR FOR THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CONNECTOR AND THE CORRESPONDING TERMINAL ON THE FUSE BOX MAY DEGRADE OVER TIME. OVER TIME, THE HIGH CURRENT FLOW AND HEAT FROM ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE MAY LEAD TO A BREAKAGE OF THE CONNECTION, AND A LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE VEHICLE.

Consequence: IF THERE IS A LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE VEHICLE, THE VEHICLE MAY UNEXPECTEDLY STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CONNECTOR AND SECURE IT WITH AN IMPROVED METHOD, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MARCH 2013. OWNERS MAY CALL BMW AT 1-800-525-7417 OR EMAIL BMW AT CUSTOMERRELATIONS@BMWUSA.COM.

Next Steps: Contact Northwest BMW

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