BMW M5 Tires,sidewall Recall | Jan 04, 2001

2001 BMW M5 Tires,sidewall Recall | Jan 04, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With 18-inch Tires. (18-inch Tires Are Standard Equipment On The M5 And Optional Equipment On The 7-series Models). The Machine Used To Mount And Inflate The Tires On The Wheels At The Assembly Plant May Have Damaged The Sidewall Of One Or More Tires. The Damaged Area Could Weaken To The Point Where A Sudden Loss Of Air From The Tire Could Occur.

Handling And Control Would Be Drastically Affected Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Tires And If Damage From The Mounting Machine Is Found, The Tire Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began March 10, 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 Jan 04, 2001 for 2001 BMW M5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.

BMW 750il Tires,sidewall Recall | Jan 04, 2001

2001 BMW 750il Tires,sidewall Recall | Jan 04, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With 18-inch Tires. (18-inch Tires Are Standard Equipment On The M5 And Optional Equipment On The 7-series Models). The Machine Used To Mount And Inflate The Tires On The Wheels At The Assembly Plant May Have Damaged The Sidewall Of One Or More Tires. The Damaged Area Could Weaken To The Point Where A Sudden Loss Of Air From The Tire Could Occur.

Handling And Control Would Be Drastically Affected Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Tires And If Damage From The Mounting Machine Is Found, The Tire Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began March 10, 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 Jan 04, 2001 for 2001 BMW 750il, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.

BMW 740il Tires,sidewall Recall | Jan 04, 2001

2001 BMW 740il Tires,sidewall Recall | Jan 04, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With 18-inch Tires. (18-inch Tires Are Standard Equipment On The M5 And Optional Equipment On The 7-series Models). The Machine Used To Mount And Inflate The Tires On The Wheels At The Assembly Plant May Have Damaged The Sidewall Of One Or More Tires. The Damaged Area Could Weaken To The Point Where A Sudden Loss Of Air From The Tire Could Occur.

Handling And Control Would Be Drastically Affected Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Tires And If Damage From The Mounting Machine Is Found, The Tire Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began March 10, 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 Jan 04, 2001 for 2001 BMW 740il, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.

BMW 740i Tires,sidewall Recall | Jan 04, 2001

2001 BMW 740i Tires,sidewall Recall | Jan 04, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With 18-inch Tires. (18-inch Tires Are Standard Equipment On The M5 And Optional Equipment On The 7-series Models). The Machine Used To Mount And Inflate The Tires On The Wheels At The Assembly Plant May Have Damaged The Sidewall Of One Or More Tires. The Damaged Area Could Weaken To The Point Where A Sudden Loss Of Air From The Tire Could Occur.

Handling And Control Would Be Drastically Affected Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Tires And If Damage From The Mounting Machine Is Found, The Tire Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began March 10, 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 Jan 04, 2001 for 2001 BMW 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.

BMW R1100 R Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs Recall | Jan 04, 2001

2001 BMW R1100 R Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs Recall | Jan 04, 2001

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. The Single Front Spring Strut Is Mounted Between The Frame And The Front Suspension Arm, Aft Of The Front Fork Tubes. Due To A Welding Problem During Production Of The Spring Strut, The Lower Spring Seat On The Strut Could Break. Since The Seat Is The Lower Support For The Spring, The Spring In This Case Would Then Extend To Its Full Length. This Would Cause The Front Of The Motorcycle’s Frame To Drop By Approximately 2.5 Inches, Without Warning.

This Could Affect The Stability Of The Motorcycle And The Operator’s Balance Could Be Upset, If This Were To Occur While Riding, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Front Spring Strut For Production Date, And Replace The Spring If It Is Found To Be An Affected Part. Owner Notification Began February 12, 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 Jan 04, 2001 for 2001 BMW R1100 R, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs problems.

BMW F650 Suspension,rear Recall | Feb 23, 2001

2001 BMW F650 Suspension,rear Recall | Feb 23, 2001

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. Under Certain Riding Conditions When The Rear Brake And The Throttle Are Applied Simultaneously, The Rear Brake Caliper Support Could Bend, Leading To Contact Between The Brake Hose Connecting Piece On The Rear Caliper And The Swing Arm.

Brake Fluid Leakage From The Caliper Could Occur, Resulting In Loss Of Rear Braking Capability.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Rear Brake Caliper Support And, If It Is Bent, Will Replace The Swing Arm, Together With The Caliper And Brake Hose, If Necessary. If The Support Is Not Bent, It Will Be Reinforced With A Plastic Block. Owner Notification Began May 10, 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, Option #4.

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 23, 2001 for 2001 BMW F650, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Suspension,rear problems.

BMW M3 Parking Brake,conventional,mechanical,linkage And Cable Recall | July 31, 2001

2001 BMW M3 Parking Brake,conventional,mechanical,linkage And Cable Recall | July 31, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Two Screws That Secure The Parking Brake Cable Mounting Bracket To The Backing Plate Were Not Tightened Properly. As A Result, The Screws Could Loosen And Eventually Fall Into The Parking Brake Drum.

If This Were To Happen, The Cable Mounting Bracket Would No Longer Be Fixed To The Backing Plate And The Parking Brake Could No Longer Be Applied On That Side Of The Vehicle. It Is Also Possible That A Screw Could Lodge Within The Parking Brake Drum, Impairing The Free Movement Of The Drum. This Would Produce Noise, And Could Cause The Parking Brake On That Side To Lock Up While Driving.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Parking Brake Cable Attaching Screws And Secure Them With The Proper Torque. Owner Notification Began October 4, 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 July 31, 2001 for 2001 BMW M3, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Parking Brake,conventional,mechanical,linkage And Cable problems.

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 525ita Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | June 21, 2001

2001 BMW 525ita 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 525ita, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan problems.

BMW 525ia Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | June 21, 2001

2001 BMW 525ia 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 525ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan problems.