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Recall 18V674000

Engine Stalls While Dricing

Recall Details

The Engine Control Unit (ECU) may have been programmed with improper software during a service visit, resulting in the engine stalling while driving. Dealers have reprogrammed the affected vehicles at this time to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The engine may stall while driving due to having incompatible software programmed into the vehicle's Engine Control Unit (ECU) during a service visit. This can cause an accident. All affected vehicles have been repaired at this time.

What Should You Do?

All affected vehicles have been repaired as of the time of this writing. To check to see if your vehicle was included in this or any other recall, please contact one of your local BMW dealerships. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Engine, September 26, 2018

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 26, 2018
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
18V674000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2015 BMW 760Li vehicles. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) may have been programmed with incompatible software during a service visit, possibly causing the engine to stall.
Consequence
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy
All affected vehicles have been repaired by programming the ECU with the correct software. Therefore, owner letters will not be sent. 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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