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2008 BMW M5 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 2 official 2008 BMW M5 recalls. Find out if your 2008 BMW M5 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 11, 2013

One or more of the rear lamps (tail, brake, reverse, turn signal) may stop working intermittently or completely.

BMW will notify owners beginning in October 2013. If you notice any rear lights not working correctly, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

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.