Close

BMW X5 Recall 02V194000

BMW Recalls 2000-2001 X5 Vehicles Due to Brake Pedal Arm Mounting Issue

Recall Details

The brake pedal arm may detach from its support bracket. If this occurs, braking may become impossible, which can cause an accident. Dealers will check the brake pedal arm pivot shaft for proper mounting and positioning. An additional pin will be installed to secure the shaft to the bracket.

Brakes, August 14, 2002

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 14, 2002
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
34,860
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
02V194000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, DUE TO A MANUFACTURING PROBLEM, THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM PIVOT SHAFT COULD LOOSEN FROM ITS SUPPORT BRACKET.
Consequence
EVENTUALLY, THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM COULD DETACH FROM THE BRACKET, RENDERING THE SERVICE BRAKING SYSTEM INEFFECTIVE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL CHECK THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM PIVOT SHAFT FOR PROPER SEATING IN ITS SUPPORT BRACKET. IN ADDITION, A PIN WILL BE INSTALLED TO SECURE THE SHAFT TO THE BRACKET. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 14, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-332-4269.
Notes
ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration