BMW 745i Engine And Engine Cooling Recall | Aug 26, 2003

2003 BMW 745i Engine And Engine Cooling Recall | Aug 26, 2003

On Certain Passenger Vehicles, The Engine Oil Filter Drain Plug May Be Insufficiently Tightened. This Could Lead To Loosening Of The Plug Causing An Initial Oil Spray And A Subsequent Oil Leak.

If A Large Amount Of Oil Loss Occurs, Engine Damage May Result. Depending On The Extent Of The Damage, A Crash Could Occur.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Torque Of The Oil Filter Drain Plug And, If Necessary, Retighten The Drain Plug With The Correctly Specified Torque. Owner Notification Began On September 12, 2003. Owners Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Customers Can 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 Aug 26, 2003 for 2003 BMW 745i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling problems.

BMW 745i Engine And Engine Cooling Recall | July 01, 2003

2003 BMW 745i Engine And Engine Cooling Recall | July 01, 2003

On Certain Passenger Vehicles, Due To A Software Error, A Desynchronization Of The Valvetronic Motors For Engine Banks I And Ii May Occur. If This Occurs, The Engine Could Stall.

In Those Cases, The Driver May Not Be Able To Restart The Engine. Depending On The Level Of Engine Roughness, Or Stalling, As Well As Traffic Conditions And The Driver’s Reactions, This Could Lead To A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Reprogram The Digital Engine Management Control Unit. Owner Notification Began July 8, 2003. Owners Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Customers Can 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 01, 2003 for 2003 BMW 745i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling problems.