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BMW Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 12, 2012

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

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles during July, 2012. If you notice a loss of power steering fluid, 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 April 19, 2012

On certain vehicles, when extended to their highest position, the front seat head restraints exceed the allowable downward movement limit as determined by federal safety regulations.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles during May, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If 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 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.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles during April, 2012. There may be no symptoms related to this recall, or you may notice a burning smell from under the hood. If 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 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 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.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning February 2, 2012. If you experience the vehicle rolling while in "Park," 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 20, 2011

On vehicles equipped with an 8 or 12 cylinder turbocharged engine, the circuit board for the electric water pump may overheat. This could lead to an electrical fire under the hood.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles during November 2011. If you are experiencing a burning smell from under the hood, 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) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 15, 2011

190 X-Drive models are being recalled because the front driveshaift attachment bolts may become loose.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles during October, 2011. There may be no symptoms related to this recall. If 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) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 25, 2011

One or more rear lights (tail, brake, and/or turn signal) may stop working.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in October of 2011. If you are experiencing problems with the rear lights, 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) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 18, 2011

The diesel fuel heater could turn on and stay on, resulting in a dead battery and/or the unit overheating.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2011. You may not experience any symptoms. If you don't receive notification and feel you should have, or you are experiencing a dead battery condition, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 28, 2011

Fifty vehicles are being recalled because they could unexpectedly lose power steering assist. Sudden loss of power steering assist could increase the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Power steering assistance could be lost without warning. Please contact your BMW dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.