BMW 318ic Equipment,other,labels Recall | Apr 03, 1995

1995 BMW 318ic Equipment,other,labels Recall | Apr 03, 1995

An Overstatement Was Made Of The Vehicle Load Capacity And Designated Seating Capacity On The Tire Information Placard. This Does Not Meet The Requirements Of Fmvss No. 110, “tire Selection And Rims.”

Consequence Of Non-compliance: Loading Of The Vehicle Beyond The Capacity Weight Can Cause Tire And Vehicle Damage That Can Result In A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Owners Will Be Mailed A Revised Placard Containg The Correct Vehicle And Designated Seating Capacities And Instructions For Installing The Placard On Their Vehicles. If Owners Prefer, Their Dealer Can Install The Placard For Them.

System: Equipment; Tire Reserve Load Label; Fmvss No. 110.vehicle Description: Sedan And Convertible Model Passenger Vehicles. Note: If You Do Not Receive A Revised Label Free Of Charge Within A Reasonable Time, Please Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117. Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-800-424-9393.

This recall was issued on Apr 03, 1995 for 1995 BMW 318ic, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Equipment,other,labels problems.

BMW 318ic Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Aug 19, 1997

1997 BMW 318ic Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Aug 19, 1997

The Cruise Control And Throttle Cables Are Attached To The Same Throttle Valve Actuating Lever At The Throttle Housing. It Is Possible That The Plastic Bushing On Either Cable Could Break Due To Environmental Influences Coupled With Vibration. If The Bushing Breaks, The Outer Cable Housing Can Separate From The Bushing. In This Case, During Application Of The Throttle Pedal Without Cruise Control Being Engaged, The Outer Tube Could Catch On The Edge Of The Broken Bushing.

This Could Cause The Throttle Valve To Remain Partially Open. It His Were To Occur, The Car Might Not Decelerate As Expected Increasing The Risk Of A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A Spring Steel Clip On The Outer Tube Of Each Cable In The Area Of The Adjusting Screw And Plastic Bushing. The Clip Is Designed To Prevent The Outer Tube From Dislodging From The Bushing.

Owner Notification Is Expected To Begin By The End Of October 1997. 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 1-800-424-9393.

This recall was issued on Aug 19, 1997 for 1997 BMW 318ic, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Vehicle Speed Control problems.

BMW 318ic Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System Recall | Aug 04, 1998

1998 BMW 318ic Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System Recall | Aug 04, 1998

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. A Malfunction Or Failure Of A Coolant System Component, Such As A Thermostat, Water Pump, Or Fan Belt, Can Result In Significantly Increased Coolant Temperature And System Pressure. If The Indications Of A Critical Overheating Condition Is Not Noticed By The Driver, It Is Possible That Damage To, Or Failure Of, A Coolant System Component Could Occur.

If A Crack Were To Form Or A Seam Were To Separate In The Heater Core End Piece, Hot Coolant Could Suddenly Be Expelled, Increasing The Risk Of Personal Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A New Design Radiator Cap To Control Pressure And Provide Greater Coolant Overflow In The Event Of Overheating.

Owner Notification Began March 31, 1999. 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 Aug 04, 1998 for 1998 BMW 318ic, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System problems.