Recall 17V-683: Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Heater B11 16 17 – 2007-2011 BMW

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V683
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 740,561

 

PCV Heater may Short Circuit

An electrical short can cause the parts within the PCV valve to melt, increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use.

 

Summary

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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Safety Recall 17V-676 – Blower Motor Wiring – 2006-2011 BMW 3 Series

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V676
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 672,775

 

Blower Motor Wiring may Overheat

Wiring that overheats could cause the electrical connectors to melt, and increase the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is unattended.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006-2011 323i, 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi and M3, 2007-2011 328i xDrive, 335i xDrive and 335is and 2009-2011 335d vehicles. The wiring and electrical connectors for the system that controls air flow for the heating and air conditioning system may overheat.

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Safety Recall 17V-605 – Front Passenger Air Bag Seat Occupancy Sensor Mat – 2006-2010 BMW X3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V605
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 85,302

 

Front Passenger Seat Occupant Detection Mat Defect

Should the system fail, in the event of a crash, the front passenger air bag would be deactivated, increasing the risk of personal injury.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006-2010 BMW X3 2.5i, X3 3.0i and X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicles. The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if, and how, the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure.

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Reflex Reflectors may not be Visible/FMVSS 108 – 2014-2016 BMW F800GT & 2015-2016 F800R Motorcycles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V591
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,478

 

Reflex Reflectors may not be Visible/FMVSS 108

Obscured reflectors may reduce the visibility of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2016 F800 GT and 2015-2016 F800 R motorcycles. The rear side reflex reflectors on these vehicles may not be properly visible in certain traffic conditions. 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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Safety Belt Assemblies Safety Recall 17V-507 – 2018 BMW 4 Series

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V507
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 67

 

Seat Belt may not Restrain in a Crash

If the vehicle has an incompatible vehicle-sensitive locking mechanism, the seat belt may not restrain the seat occupant in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, and M4 convertible vehicles.

The Emergency Locking Retractors (ELR) within the front seat belt assemblies may have been produced with incompatible vehicle-sensitive locking mechanism housings.

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