2018 BMW X3 Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    17V719000
    Recall Date
    11/15/2017
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2, and X3 xDrive 30i SAV vehicles. These vehicles may have an error in the software for the instrument panel, causing the display to not properly illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays."

    Consequence

    If the display does not illuminate during start up or does not illuminate various control and warning symbols while driving, it can increase the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster display software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

  • Recall Number
    18V453000
    Recall Date
    07/06/2018
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i and certain 2019 X4 xDrive30i and X4 M40i vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have an insufficient coating, potentially reducing rear brake performance.

    Consequence

    A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    BMW will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the rear brake circuit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

  • Recall Number
    18V431000
    Recall Date
    06/21/2018
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i and X3 M40i vehicles. The rear turn signals on the outboard side panel will illuminate red, while the inboard turn signals simultaneously illuminate amber. 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."

    Consequence

    Turn signals that flash multiple colors may confuse other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear turn signal lights, and replace if necessary, free of charge. The recall began August 20, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

  • Recall Number
    18V374000
    Recall Date
    06/06/2018
    Component
    LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: STEERING ASSIST
    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i, X3 sDrive30i, and X3 M40i vehicles equipped with the "Active Lane Keeping Assistant" option. The steering wheel may be incompatible with the lane keeping assistant function and may not detect if the driver's hands are off the wheel.

    Consequence

    If the sensors do not properly detect the driver's hands are off the wheel, the driver may not be alerted by one or more warning signals, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering wheel, replacing it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 19, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

  • Recall Number
    18V154000
    Recall Date
    03/07/2018
    Component
    STRUCTURE:BODY
    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i and X3 M40i vehicles. The rear spoiler may not have been properly attached during assembly, or may be missing screws, possibly causing the spoiler to detach while driving.

    Consequence

    If the spoiler detaches while driving, it can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the spoiler, correcting its attachment as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 1, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.

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