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2010 BMW 535i xDrive Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 23, 2012

The bolt securing the insulated battery cable connector at the trunk floor panel can loosen, causing increased electrical resistance and overheating of the cable connection.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in April of 2012. If you are experiencing problems with the trunk mounted battery cable connections, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 18, 2010

The fuel gauge may indicate there is plenty of fuel in the gas tank when the tank is empty, resulting in the vehicle shutting off while driving.

BMW will notify owners of 2010 and 2011 5-Series and 5-Series Grand Turismo manufactured between January 12, 2010 through July 2, 2010 as of October 18, 2010. If you are notified by BMW, contact your local dealership to schedule an appointment for the fuel level sensor to be replaced.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 1, 2010

The brake system vacuum pump can leak oil, which can contaminate the brake booster. This can result in extra braking effort.

BMW notified owners of affected vehicles starting in November 2010. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.