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BMW Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 5, 2009

The seat belt may not automatically tighten in the event of a crash. If the belt tensioner does not deploy in a crash, increased injury could result.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the seat belt may not tighten in the event of a crash. 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 3, 2008
RepairPal Expert Overview on April 11, 2008

The incorrect stabilizer bar in the rear was installed from the factory during manufacturing. This can cause unstable handling while driving.

BMW notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2008. 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 29, 2007

The engine may stall in weather below freezing combined with low humidity. If the engine stalls, the driver may not be able to maintain speed or accelerate, and the power steering could fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 20, 2007

There may be a problem with the brake fluid reservoir cap that causes the brake warning lamp not to work when brake fluid is low. If this happens, a loss of the hydraulic brake system may cause increased stopping distances, which could result in a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the brake warning light may not work. 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 13, 2007

Certain aftermarket hitch style bicycle racks may cause injury.

BMW will notify customers of affected units beginning September 13, 2007. If you have not been contacted, think you may have an affected unit and fall under this recall. You should contact your local dealership. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 21, 2007

On 225 vehicles, the front passenger seat sensor may not detect a small adult sitting in the front passenger seat. If this happens and the front passenger air bag is deactivated, the risk of injury in a crash may be increased.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the air bag may not deploy as designed. 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 21, 2006

On 25 vehicles, a bolt was not tightened to specification and could loosen over time. If the bolt loosens and breaks at the connection, vehicle handling and control could be compromised, increasing the risk of a crash.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 13, 2006

The lower rubber mount for the rear shock absorber may come loose from the shock. If this happens, the driver will experience impaired handling and control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 28, 2006

On 40 vehicles, a nut was not tightened to specification and could loosen over time. If the nuts loosen, vehicle handling and control could be compromised, increasing the risk of a crash.

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.