2011 BMW X3 xDrive Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 3 official 2011 BMW X3 xDrive recalls. Find out if your 2011 BMW X3 xDrive needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 23, 2016

The child restraint lower anchor bars used to secure child restraint seats may become damaged using the European ISOFIX-type rigid style connector system. This could increase risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your BMW vehicle must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 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 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 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.