2012 BMW X5 xDrive Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 5, 2016

The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 10, 2014

The bolts that secure the housing for the internal engine timing components can loosen over time, possibly breaking. This can cause the engine to stall.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 27, 2012

On X5 models equipped with a diesel engine, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power steering due to an engine drive belt issue.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 12, 2012

Certain vehicles may develop a power steering fluid leak from the steering gear.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 5, 2012

Vehicles equipped with an 8 or 12 cylinder engine are being recalled because the circuit board for the electric water pump can overheat. This could lead to a fire.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 20, 2012

On six automatic transmission equipped vehicles, the transmission's parking lock may not function when the shifter is in the "P" position.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 22, 2011

On vehicles equipped with a diesel engine, the drive belt tensioner may fail. This could result in a sudden loss of power steering, increasing the risk of a crash.