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.

 

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin July 13, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

 

Notes

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.

 

Check if your BMW has a Recall

 


Manufacturer Notice

May 23, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V336-4847.pdf

RCMN-18V336-4847

 


Recall Acknowledgement

June 11, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V336-8620.pdf

RCAK-18V336-8620

 


 

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