DELIVERY STOP & RECALL 18V-680: REAR AXLE UPPER CONTROL ARMS – 2019 BMW X6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V680
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 108

 

Rear Upper Control Arms may Fracture

If a rear upper control arm breaks, it can affect vehicle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 BMW X6 sDrive35i, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles. The rear upper control arm pivot bolts may have been improperly hardened, possibly causing the rear upper control arms to break.

 

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace both rear upper control arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 12, 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


SI B33 02 18

October 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCRIT-18V680-4856.pdf

Download (PDF, 137KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

October 22, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V680-5516.pdf

Download (PDF, 246KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V680&docType=RCL


 

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