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BMW Recalls

Search our database of 148 BMW recalls. Find out if your BMW has a safety-related defect or problem and what to do about it.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 30, 2005

On certain vehicles a bad transmission component may allow vehicle to move while in park. This may lead to vehicle roll away causing an accident.

BMW will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning November 30, 2005. If you have not been contacted, your vehicle rolls while in park and think your car falls 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 October 28, 2005

On certain vehicles a bad component could lead to brake hose rupture causing loss of braking leading to an accident.

BMW will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning September 20, 2005. If you have not been contacted, notice brake fluid leakage, and think you vehicle falls under this recall. You should contact you local dealership. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 14, 2004

The seat heater in the backrest side bolster could overheat and damage this area of the seat cover. If this were to happen, it could lead to a seat occupant being burned.

For more information, 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 October 13, 2004

The driver's supplemental restraint system may not function as expected, increasing the risk of driver injury under certain crash conditions.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The supplemental restraint system may not function as expected. 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.