Driveshaft may Separate from Flange – 2016-2017 BMW M3 & M4

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V713
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,661

 

Driveshaft may Separate from Flange

A loss of vehicle propulsion can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 BMW M3 Sedans, 2016-2017 BMW M4 and M4 GTS Coupes and 2017 BMW M4 Convertible vehicles. The connection between the driveshaft and the flange may fail resulting in a loss of propulsion.

 

Remedy

BMW will notify vehicle owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 3, 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 B26 02 18

October 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V713-7472.pdf

Download (PDF, 225KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

October 29, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V713-7472.pdf

Download (PDF, 225KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V713&docType=RCL


 

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