BMW X5 Service Brakes, Hydraulic,power Assist,vacuum Recall | June 14, 2001

2001 BMW X5 Service Brakes, Hydraulic,power Assist,vacuum Recall | June 14, 2001

Vehicle Description: Sport Utility Vehicles. Due To An Assembly Error, One Or Both Self-locking Nuts That Secure The Pedal Assembly To The Booster May Have Been Cross-threaded On The Booster Studs That Protrude Through The Firewall. In Such A Case, The Nut(s) Would Not Be Fully Seated On The Stud(s).

If This Occurred, The Effective Brake Pedal Travel Could Be Reduced Due To Relative Movement Between The Pedal And Booster. Braking Performance While Driving Could Be Adversely Affected. In Addition, It Is Possible That The Booster Could Develop A Leak After An Extended Period Of Time Resulting In A Reduction In Brake Power Assist.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Two Lock Nuts To Determine If They Are Properly Seated. If The Nuts Are Not Properly Seated Or Are Cross-threaded, The Brake Booster Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began August 17, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on June 14, 2001 for 2001 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,power Assist,vacuum problems.

BMW X5 Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | June 21, 2001

2001 BMW X5 Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | June 21, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Engine Auxiliary/cooling Fan Operation, Including Variable Speed, Is Electronically Controlled. Failure Of The Fan Motor Can Cause The Electrical Circuitry Of The Fan Control Unit To Overload And Fail, Causing The Fan To Stop Operating.

If This Were To Occur, Engine Overheating And Subsequent Engine Damage Could Result. In Addition, It Is Possible For The Failure Of The Electrical Circuitry To Cause A Fire In The Fan Control Unit Located In The Front Of The Engine Compartment.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fan. Owner Notification Began September 28, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on June 21, 2001 for 2001 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan problems.

BMW X5 Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | June 14, 2001

2001 BMW X5 Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | June 14, 2001

Vehicle Description: 4.4i Sport Utility Vehicles. There Is A Plastic Carrier To Which The Oil Filter Housing Is Attached. Oil Supply And Return Lines Are Attached To The Filter Housing. Over Time, This Carrier Could Sag Slightly. If This Happens, One Of The Oil Lines, Which Are Armored With Steel Mesh, Could Come Into Contact And Chafe A Steel Brake Line Located Immediately Underneath.

Continued Chaffing Can Cause The Anticorrosion Coating Of This Brake Line To Fail, Allowing The Brake Line To Rust Through And Leading To Loss Of Brake Fluid, Failure Of The Rear Brake Circuit, And Extended Stopping Distances, And A Possible Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A Rubber Spacer Below The Plastic Carrier To Prevent Sagging And Subsequent Contact Between The Oil And Brake Lines. Brake Lines Whose Anticorrosion Layer Is Found To Be Damaged As A Result Of Contact With The Oil Line Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began August 14, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on June 14, 2001 for 2001 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems.

BMW X5 Power Train,automatic Transmission,park/neutral Start Switch Recall | June 14, 2001

2001 BMW X5 Power Train,automatic Transmission,park/neutral Start Switch Recall | June 14, 2001

Vehicle Description: 4.4i Sport Utility Vehicles. Over An Extended Period Of Time, Abrasion Particles Could Deposit On The Electrical Contacts Within The Switch, Causing A Disruption Of The Electric Current Through The Contacts. If The Disruption Occurs When The Vehicle Is Stationary With The Transmission In The Neutral Or Park Positions, The Transmission Will Switch Automatically Into The Emergency Program, Which Is Displayed In The Instrument Cluster Via A Warning Lamp And A Message, “trans. Fail-safe Prog.” In This Case, The Vehicle Can Be Driven In Lower Gears Only With Limited Engine Output.

If This Problem Occurs, The Ability To Maintain Speed In Traffic And/or Accelerate Could Be Greatly Diminished, Possibly Leading To A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Transmission Gear Position Indicator Switch. Owner Notification Began August 14, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on June 14, 2001 for 2001 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Power Train,automatic Transmission,park/neutral Start Switch problems.

BMW X5 Steering,hydraulic Power Assist,pump Recall | May 24, 2001

2001 BMW X5 Steering,hydraulic Power Assist,pump Recall | May 24, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. Due To An Assembly Error During Vehicle Production, Any Of The Three Bolts That Secure The Pulley To The Pump May Have Been Inadequately Tightened.

In Such A Case, The Bolts Could Ultimately Loosen Causing The Pulley To Throw Off The Drive Belt. This Would Result In The Loss Of Certain Engine Auxiliary Functions, I.e., Power Steering Assist, Water Pump, Or Alternator. Steering Effort Would Then Be Increased.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Power Steering Pump Pulley To See If It Is Loose. If The Pulley Is Not Loose On The Pump, The Retaining Bolts Will Be Torqued To Specification. If The Pulley Is Loose, The Pump, Pulley, Attaching Bolts, And Drive Belt Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began August 17, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on May 24, 2001 for 2001 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Steering,hydraulic Power Assist,pump problems.

BMW X5 Steering,linkages,knuckle,spindle,arm Recall | Feb 06, 2001

2001 BMW X5 Steering,linkages,knuckle,spindle,arm Recall | Feb 06, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. During Assembly Of These Vehicles, The Lower End Of The Spindle May Not Have Been Inserted Completely Into The Coupling. In Such A Case, The Fastening Bolt Used To Secure The Connection May Not Completely Engage The Spindle Within The Coupling. During Driving, It Would Be Possible For The Spindle To Disconnect.

This Could Result In A Loss Of Steering Capability And Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Spindle To Ensure Proper Insertion In The Coupling, And, If Necessary, The Spindle Will Be Fully Inserted And The Fastening Bolt Replaced. Owner Notification Began February 6, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Feb 06, 2001 for 2001 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Steering,linkages,knuckle,spindle,arm problems.