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BMW X3 xDrive Recalls

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Most Recent BMW X3 xDrive Recall

On October 30, 2017, BMW recalled 740,561 BMW X3 xDrive. Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain 2008-2011 128i and 2007-2011 328i, 328xi, 328i xdrive, 525i, 525xi, 528i, 528xi, 530i, 530xi, x3 3.0si, x3 xdrive30i, x5 xdrive30i, z4 3.0i, z4 3.0si and z4 sdrive30i vehicles. the heater for the positive crankcase ventilation (pcv) valve may short circuit.
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BMW X3 xDrive Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 30, 2017

The positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve has a heater as part of the valve that can short circuit, resulting in parts of the valve melting and risking a fire hazard. This can happen even when the vehicle is not in use.

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

Years Affected:2009, 2010, 2011
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 28, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag may not function as needed in an accident due to deterioration of the passenger seat occupant detection mat. This mat determines if a passenger is sitting in the front seat, and if so, if it is an adult passenger. If the mat is deteriorated, it may not accurately enable the air bag to protect the occupant. This would increase risk of injury in a crash.

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

Years Affected:2009, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 8, 2017

During an accident where the driver's frontal air bag deploys to protect vehicle occupants, the air bag assembly components may separate, causing metal to strike vehicle occupants. This would cause serious injury and possibly death.

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

Years Affected:2012, 2013
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 3, 2016

The electronic power steering control unit may have electrical contacts that may not have been welded properly. This could cause a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your BMW must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). 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.

Year Affected:2017
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 21, 2016

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may not be welded properly and may separate when the air bag deploys in an accident. This would cause metal to strike vehicle occupants, possibly resulting in serious injury or death.

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

Year Affected:2015
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