BMW Recalls

NHTSA safety recall results (269)

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02V194
On these passenger vehicles, due to a manufacturing problem, the brake pedal arm pivot shaft could loosen from its support bracket. Eventually, the brake pedal arm could detach from the bracket, rendering the service braking system ineffective, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will check the brake pedal arm pivot shaft for proper seating in its support bracket. In addition, a pin will be installed to secure the shaft to the bracket. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during August 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact BMW at 1-800-332-4269.
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98V275
The nut that secures the main positive cable to the positive battery terminal clamp was not tightened properly, allowing the cable over time to loosen. If this occurs, the cable could ultimately loosen to the point where electrical continuity could be interrupted. If this occurs while the engine was running, the engine could stop. Also, if the vehicle were being operated at night, the lighting system could shut off, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will tighten the nut to the proper specifications. Owner notification began in late-November 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.
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03V001
On certain sport utility vehicles, it may be possible for the front brake line to slip out of the retaining bracket located at the front strut. The brake hose that is attached to the brake line could come in contact with the tire and be subjected to wear and abrasion. This could initially cause some brake fluid leakage and eventually lead to a substantial loss of brake fluid. There could be a noticeable reduction in brake performance if a loss of front brake performance occurs.
Dealers will install an additional retaining clip to further secure the brake line to the front strut. Additionally, if inspection of any brake hose indicates that it has experienced damage, the hose will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was expected to begin during February 2003. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.
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Structure: Body


2024-02-22
24V139000
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2024 XM vehicles. The tailgate panel may detach from the mounting structure due to improper adhesive bonding that occurred during manufacturing.
A panel that detaches from a vehicle can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will inspect and replace the tailgate panel as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 16, 2024. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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Air bags


2024-02-22
24V138000
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2024 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i and X7 xDrive40i vehicles. The instrument panel may not have been manufactured properly, which can result in improper air bag deployment or the panel separating during air bag deployment.
Instrument panel separation during air bag deployment can result in pieces of the panel striking occupants. Improper air bag deployment may not restrain an occupant as intended during a crash. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of injury.
Dealers will replace the instrument panel, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 16, 2024. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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Electrical system: Propulsion system: Traction battery


2024-02-22
24V135000
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2024 i4 xDrive40, i4 M50 and i5 eDrive40 vehicles. The high-voltage battery module may contain insufficient weld seams, which can result in the battery overheating.
An overheated battery module increases the risk of a fire.
Dealers will replace the high-voltage battery module, free of charge. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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Service brakes


2024-02-11
24V104000
BMW of North America, LLC. (BMW) is recalling certain 2023 X1 xDrive28i, 2024 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 M60i, X5M, X5 xDrive50e, X6 xDrive40i, X6M60i, X6M, 2023-2024 X7 xDrive40i, X7 M60i, XB7, XM, 740i, 740i xDrive, 760i xDrive, i7 eDrive50, i7 xDrive60, i7 M70, 2024 530i, 530i xDrive, i5 eDrive40, i5 M60, 750e xDrive, and Rolls Royce Spectre vehicles. The integrated brake (IB) system may malfunction and result in a loss of power brake assist or cause the Antilock Brake (ABS) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) systems to not function properly.
A loss of power brake assist can extend the distance required to stop the vehicle. Additionally, malfunctioning ABS and/or DSC systems can cause a loss of vehicle control. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.
Dealers will replace the integrated brake system, free of charge. A letter informing owners of the safety risk was mailed on April 5, 2024. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 2024. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or Rolls Royce customer service at 1-877-877-3735.
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Back over prevention: Warnings: External/pedestrian alert


2023-12-21
23V885000
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2024 i5 eDrive40 and i5 M60 vehicles. During vehicle start-up, the artificial sound generator control unit may experience a fault and fail to generate the external pedestrian warning sound. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 141, "Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles."
Without external warning sounds, pedestrians may be unaware of an approaching vehicle, increasing the risk of injury.
Dealers will update the external artificial sound generator software, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed February 16, 2024. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This is an expansion of Recall 23V-026.
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Engine


2023-12-19
23V863000
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2024 BMW 430i convertible vehicles. The cylinder head cover may develop cracks, resulting in oil leaking into engine compartment.
An oil leak in the presence of an ignition source, such as a hot engine or exhaust components, can increase the risk of a fire.
Dealers will inspect and replace the cylinder head cover as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed February 14, 2024. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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Power train: Automatic transmission: Control module (tcm/pcm/tecm)


2023-12-05
23V821000
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2023 Toyota GR Supra, 3 Series Sedan (330i xDrive, M340i xDrive, M3), 5 Series Sedan (530i, 530i xDrive, M5), 4 Series Gran Coupe (430i, 430i xDrive), 4 Series Coupe (430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive), 4 Series Convertible (430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive), 8 Series Coupe (840i, M850i xDrive, M8), 8 Series Convertible (840i, M850i xDrive, M8), 8 Series Gran Coupe (850i xDrive, M8), X3 SAV (X3 xDrive30i, X3M), X4 SAV (X4 xDrive30i), X5 SAV (X5 xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X5M), X6 SAV (X6 xDrive40i, X6 M50i, X6M), and Z4 sDrive30i, Z4 M40i vehicles. The weld seam of the integrated transmission control unit's cover may not have been manufactured properly, which could allow automatic transmission oil to leak into the transmission control unit.
Transmission oil that leaks into the control unit can lead to a seizure of the transmission gears, causing a sudden loss of drive power and increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will replace the transmission mechatronics module and the automatic transmission fluid, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed January 26, 2024. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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