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Recall 15V189000

Engine Stalls Without Warning

Recall Details

The fuel pump may fail due to improper nickel plating during manufacturing. This can cause the engine to stall while driving. The dealership will replace the fuel pump free of charge to correct the problem.

Our Quick Take

The engine may stall without warning, due to a faulty fuel pump. This can increase risk of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your BMW must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW began notifying owners of affected vehicles starting in April 2015. If you did 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 uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Engine, March 31, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 31, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
18,054
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V189000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 228i Coupe, M235i Coupe, 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, ActiveHybrid 3, 328xi Sports Wagon, 428i Coupe, 428xi Coupe, 435i Coupe, 435xi Coupe, 428i Convertible, 428xi Convertible, 435i Convertible, 328xi Gran Turismo, 335xi Gran Turismo, and 2015 428i Gran Coupe, 428xi Gran Coupe, and 435i Gran Coupe vehicles. Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing.
Consequence
If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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