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2011 BMW 535i xDrive Recalls

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Most Recent 2011 BMW 535i xDrive Recall

On November 17, 2016, BMW recalled 91 BMW 535i xDrive. Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2011 bmw 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and 550xi vehicles manufactured march 1, 2010, through august 31, 2011. the affected vehicles may have received a replacement sensor cluster unit (scu) during a service visit. these scus have an acceleration sensor that may have been incorrectly programmed and, as a result, the scu may not accurately determine if activation and deployment of the air bags, safety belt pre-tensioners and head restraints is necessary in the event of a crash.
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2011 BMW 535i xDrive Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 17, 2016

The components of the safety restraint systems of the vehicle including the air bags, seat belt pre-tensioners and head restraints may not function properly in an accident, leaving occupants of the vehicle exposed to increased risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your BMW must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in December, 2016. 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 18, 2010

The fuel gauge may indicate there is plenty of fuel in the gas tank when the tank is empty, resulting in the vehicle shutting off while driving.

BMW will notify owners of 2010 and 2011 5-Series and 5-Series Grand Turismo manufactured between January 12, 2010 through July 2, 2010 as of October 18, 2010. If you are notified by BMW, contact your local dealership to schedule an appointment for the fuel level sensor to be replaced.