2016 BMW X5 Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    16V919000
    Recall Date
    12/21/2016
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 X5 xDrive40e vehicles manufactured July 29, 2015, to September 9, 2015. The affected vehicles have a Digital Motor Electronic (DME) control unit that may have a loose electrical ground cable, possibly causing an under-voltage condition which would result in the transmission shifting to neutral.

    Consequence

    If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    BMW will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the ground cable, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. 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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