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Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

BMW 740iL recalls

 

For Models: BMW 740i, BMW 740iL, BMW 750iL, BMW M5

Drive Train, March 10, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 18-INCH TIRES. (18-INCH TIRES ARE STANDARD EQUIPMENT ON THE M5 AND OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON THE 7-SERIES MODELS). THE MACHINE USED TO MOUNT AND INFLATE THE TIRES ON THE WHEELS AT THE ASSEMBLY PLANT MAY HAVE DAMAGED THE SIDEWALL OF ONE OR MORE TIRES. THE DAMAGED AREA COULD WEAKEN TO THE POINT WHERE A SUDDEN LOSS OF AIR FROM THE TIRE COULD OCCUR.

For Models: BMW 323i, BMW 328i, BMW 528i, BMW 540i, BMW 740i, BMW 740iL, BMW 750iL, BMW M5

Electrical & Lights, May 15, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The brake light switch may fail and stick in the "brake lamps on" or "brake lamps off" position. Inaccurate illumination of brake lights could lead to an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the brake lamp switch with a new improved part.

For Models: BMW 740i, BMW 740iL, BMW 750iL

Suspension & Steering, October 30, 1997

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ROAD GRIT AND GRAVEL ASSOCIATED WITH WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS CAN PENETRATE THE RUBBER OF THE LOWER FRONT SPRING MOUNTS AND ACCUMULATE IN THE MOUNTS CAUSING NOTCHES OR PITS TO DEVELOP. THESE NOTCHES CAN DEVELOP CRACKS RESULTING IN BREAKAGE OF A BOTTOM COIL OF THE SPRING.

For Models: BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 525i, BMW 530i, BMW 535i, BMW 540i, BMW 735i, BMW 735iL, BMW 740i, BMW 740iL, BMW M3

Brakes, September 30, 1996

Summary: THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH CAN FAIL ALLOWING THE SWITCH TO REMAIN IN THE "BRAKE LIGHTS OFF" POSITION OR IN THE "BRAKE LIGHTS ON" POSITION.

For Models: BMW 740i, BMW 740iL, BMW 750iL

Engine, January 5, 1996

Summary: FUEL SEEPAGE CAN OCCUR BETWEEN A HOSE AND THE METAL FUEL LINE ON EITHER END OF THE HOSE RESULTING IN FUEL ODOR.

For Models: BMW 740i, BMW 740iL, BMW 750iL

Suspension & Steering, January 5, 1996

Summary: THE LOWER SUSPENSION ARM MOUNTING EYE ON THE RIGHT SIDE REAR AXLE HUB CARRIER WAS PRODUCED WITH A CASTING FLAW.

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