Engine Belt Idler Pulley Bolt may Loosen/Break – 2009-2013 BMW xDrive35d

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V336
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 33,214

 

Engine Belt Idler Pulley Bolt may Loosen/Break

If the idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2009-2013 X5 xDrive35d diesel vehicles. The engine idler pulley bolt may loosen over time and break.

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Delivery Stop & Recall 18V-323: Program Control Units – Fuel Pump – 2018 BMW M5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V323
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 846

 

Loss of Fuel Pump

If the fuel pump stops, the vehicle will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW M5 vehicles. In certain driving conditions, the engine control unit software may cause the fuel pump to stop.

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Recall 18V-314: Electrical Power Distribution: Battery Cable – 2010-2011 BMW 335D

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V314
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,591

 

Loss of Electrical Power/Stalling

A loss of electrical power to the vehicle can cause the vehicle to unexpectedly stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2010-2011 BMW 335d vehicles with diesel engines. The connection of the positive battery cable at the fuse box terminal may degrade over time, possibly resulting in an intermittent loss of electrical power.

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Recall Campaign 17V-720: I3 Frontal Impact Performance – 2014-2018 BMW i3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V720
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 32,000

 

Excessive Neck Tension-Extension Force/FMVSS 208

During a frontal impact, unbelted, small adult, drivers could be at a higher risk of neck injury.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 BMW i3 electric and hybrid electric vehicles. Unbelted, small adult, drivers may be at a higher risk of neck injury in the event of a frontal crash. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

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Recall 17V-719: Instrument Panel Display – 2018 BMW 230i, M240i, M2 & X3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V719
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,188

 

Software Error for Instrument Panel/FMVSS 101

If the display does not illuminate during start up or does not illuminate various control and warning symbols while driving, it can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2, and X3 xDrive 30i SAV vehicles. These vehicles may have an error in the software for the instrument panel, causing the display to not properly illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, “Control and Displays.”

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