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BMW Z4 sDrive Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 7 BMW Z4 sDrive recalls between 2009 and 2016. Learn if your BMW Z4 sDrive is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 2, 2017

The constant velocity joint of the rear driveshaft may fatigue and break, resulting in the loss of vehicle propulsion. This would increase risk of an accident.

Recall repairs on your BMW must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local BMW dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 7, 2014

Power assist to the brakes may be lost unexpectedly resulting in increased stopping distance.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning late November 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your BMW dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

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.

BMW notified owners of affected vehicles starting in April 2014. 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 September 26, 2013

Braking power could be unexpectedly reduced increasing vehicle stopping distance.

BMW will notify owners beginning in November 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 7, 2013

Vehicle electrical power may be lost due to a faulty battery cable connection.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning March, 2013. Various electrical concerns could develop or there could be 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) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 28, 2012

Certain vehicles are being recalled because a sudden loss of electric power steering assist can occur. This can lead to sudden loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles during July 2012. If you notice problems with your power steering assist, or 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 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.