Recall 21V-646: Tire Pressure Label – 2022 BMW X4

August 18, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V646000

Incorrect Tire Label Information/FMVSS 110

Incorrect tire size and pressure information could result in the wrong tires being installed, or improperly inflated tires, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V646

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC


Potential Number of Units Affected 13



BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain X4 xDrive30i vehicles. The tire label may contain the wrong tire size and pressure information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”



Dealers will replace the tire information label, free of charge. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.



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


Check if your BMW has a Recall




E-Series Model Description Production Date
G02 X4 Sports Activity Coupe July 29, 2021 – August 4, 2021



Vehicles which require this Recall Campaign to be completed will show it as “Open” when checked either in AIR, the “Service Menu” of DCSnet (Dealer Communication System), ISPA Next or Warranty Vehicle Inquiry.



BMW AG is conducting a Voluntary Non-Compliance Recall (effective August 11, 2021) on a small number of Model Year 2022 BMW X4 SAC models that were produced between July 29, 2021 and August 4, 2021.

The tire pressure label may contain incorrect information regarding the tire size.  Therefore, it may not meet a Federal requirement.

The Recall Notice and Q&A have been attached for further information.



During vehicle production, a tire pressure label containing the incorrect tire size was installed on the vehicle’s driver side “B” pillar.

The tire pressure label displays an incorrect tire size of 18 inches instead of the correct tire size that was actually fitted to the vehicle.



Replace the tire pressure label with one showing the correct tire size for the vehicle equipment.



Remove the tire pressure label from the driver’s side B-pillar.

Carefully use a heat gun to soften the adhesive backing on each label Remove the label with a plastic wedge tool

Remove all adhesive residue from the B-pillar with an appropriate cleaner (e.g., brake cleaner, rubbing alcohol) and install new tire label.

Press firmly on the entire label surface for maximum adhesion



Please create an IDS Ticket – Parts logistics – Coded Parts RDC – Coded Parts RDC Complete the information form and submit.

The forms can be electronically created at:

Create ticket– Parts logistics – Coded Parts RDC-Forms

Part Number Description Quantity
71 24 6 781 271 Tire pressure label 1




To:  All Center Operators, Sales Managers, Service Manager, Parts Manager and Warranty Processor

RE: Recall 21V-xxx: Tire Pressure Label – B71 01 21

BMW AG is conducting a Voluntary Non-Compliance Recall (effective August 11, 2021) on a small number of Model Year 2022 BMW X4 SAC models that were produced between July 29, 2021 and August 4, 2021.

Please be reminded that it is a violation of federal law (The Safety Act) for you to sell, lease or deliver any new motor vehicle covered by this notification until the recall repair has been performed.  This means that centers may not legally deliver new motor vehicles to consumers until they are fixed or use/sell replacement equipment/parts subject to this recall.  Note also that substantial civil penalties apply to violations of the Safety Act. 


Also, you should not sell, lease or deliver any Certified Pre-Owned or used vehicles subject to a safety recall until the repair is completed. 


Please follow any special instructions that we provide to you for the return or disposition of recall parts.


We appreciate all your assistance with this Recall.



Non-Compliance Recall
Tire Pressure Label
Model Year 2022
Issue Date:  08/12/2021


Q1. Which BMW models in the US are potentially affected by this Recall?

A small number of Model Year 2022 BMW X4 SAC models in the US are potentially affected.


Q2. What is the specific issue?

The tire pressure label may contain incorrect information regarding tire size.  Therefore, it may not meet a Federal requirement.


Q3. Why are other models / vehicles not included in this Recall?

Other models contain a tire pressure label containing the correct tire size.


Q4. Can I continue to drive my vehicle?

Yes.  However, please contact an authorized BMW center and schedule an appointment as soon as possible.  If you are not the only driver of this vehicle, please advise all other drivers of this important information.


Q5. Can I determine if this issue exists in my vehicle?



Q6. How did BMW become aware of the issue?

BMW became aware of the issue through our quality control procedures.


Q7. How will I be informed of this Recall?

Owners of potentially affected vehicles will be notified via First Class mail, advising them of this Recall, and requesting them to schedule an appointment with an authorized BMW center to have the remedy performed.  Owners can locate their nearest authorized BMW center at

To ensure BMW has your recent contact and vehicle information, owners should visit and click on “Manage recall notices and contact information


Q8. How will my vehicle be remedied?

The tire information label will be inspected and, if necessary, replaced for free and will take about one hour.


Q9. Do I have to wait for my letter to have my vehicle serviced?

No.  Please contact an authorized BMW center to have this important Recall performed. For the latest updates on this recall, please visit




1 Affected Product


BMW X4 2022


7 Associated Documents

Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-21V646-0033.pdf 618.415KB



Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2021-4

RCLQRT-21V646-3199.PDF 211.126KB



Noncompliance Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V646-7131.PDF 214.066KB



Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V646-2689.pdf 645.093KB



Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Dealer Notification re BMW Recall 21V-xxx: Tire Pressure Label

RCMN-21V646-8477.pdf 267.188KB



Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-21V646-4037.pdf 900.722KB



Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V646-9417.PDF 214.024KB



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