DELIVERY STOP/RECALL 18V-465: B57O DIESEL ENGINE – REPLACE THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR – 2018 BMW 540d xDrive

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V465
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 12

 

Crankshaft Sensor Firmware may Cause Stall

A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 540d xDrive vehicles. The crankshaft sensor may be equipped with incorrect firmware, preventing the sensor from properly processing input from the crankshaft reluctor ring, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall.

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DELIVERY STOP & RECALL 18V-439: FRONT WISHBONE – 2018 BMW X5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V439
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 43

 

Lower Control Arm May Break

If the lower control arm breaks, vehicle handling and control can be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 xDrive35d, and X6 sDrive35i vehicles. The pivot bolt on the front lower-left control arm may not have been properly hardened, which may cause the control arm to break.

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RECALL CAMPAIGN 18V-431: REAR TURN SIGNALS – 2018 BMW X3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V431
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Turn Signals May Flash Multiple Colors/FMVSS 108

Turn signals that flash multiple colors may confuse other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i and X3 M40i vehicles. The rear turn signals on the outboard side panel will illuminate red, while the inboard turn signals simultaneously illuminate amber. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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Side Stand or Frame Damage – 2017-2018 BMW G310R & 2018 BMW G310GS Motorcycles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V408
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,376

 

Side Stand or Frame Damage

Damage to the side stand and/or frame may result in the motorcycle unexpectedly falling over while it is stationary, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017-2018 BMW G310R and 2018 BMW G310GS motorcycles. Over time, repeated use and loading of the side stand could cause damage to the side stand and the motorcycle’s frame.

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DELIVERY STOP & RECALL 18V-374: Check and Replace Steering Wheel – 2018-2019 BMW X3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V374
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components LANE DEPARTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 51

 

Lane Keeping Assist may not Warn Properly

If the sensors do not properly detect the driver’s hands are off the wheel, the driver may not be alerted by one or more warning signals, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i, X3 sDrive30i, and X3 M40i vehicles equipped with the “Active Lane Keeping Assistant” option. The steering wheel may be incompatible with the lane keeping assistant function and may not detect if the driver’s hands are off the wheel.

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