BMW 740i Exterior Lighting,brake Lights,switch Recall | Feb 17, 2000

2000 BMW 740i Exterior Lighting,brake Lights,switch Recall | Feb 17, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Brake Lamps In These Vehicles Are Controlled By A Switch Activated By The Movement Of The Brake Pedal. This Switch Could Fail Internally, Causing It To Remain Either In The “brake Lamps Off” Position Or In The “brake Lamps On” Position.

If This Happens, The Brake Lamps Either Will Not Operate Or Will Be Continuously Illuminated, Regardless Of Brake Pedal Position.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect And, If Necessary, Replace The Existing Brake Lamp Switch With An Improved Switch.

Owner Notification Began May 15, 2000.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 17, 2000 for 2000 BMW 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Exterior Lighting,brake Lights,switch problems.

BMW 740i Steering,linkages,link,drag,connection Recall | May 27, 2010

2010 BMW 740i Steering,linkages,link,drag,connection Recall | May 27, 2010

Fcp Groton Is Recalling Certain Steering Center Drag Links, P/n 32 21 1 096 057, Sold From December 1, 2009 Through April 9, 2010 As Replacement Equipment For Model Year 1995 Through 2001 Bmw 740i, 740il, And 750il Passenger Vehicles. The Shaft Of The Steering Center Tie Rod May Shear Off.

This Condition Would Result, Without Warning, In Immediate And Complete Loss Of Vehicle Control, Possibly Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Fcp Groton Will Notify Owners And The Tie Rod Will Be Replaced Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Is Expected To Begin On Or About June 1, 2010. Owners May Contact Fcp Groton Toll-free At 1-877-634-0063.

This Recall Only Pertains To Aftermarket Fcp Groton Steering Center Drag Links Bearing P/n 32 21 1 096 057 Sold From December 1, 2009 Through April 9, 2010 And Has No Relation To Any Original Equipment Installed On Any Vehicles Manufactured By Bmw.owners May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To http://www.safercar.gov .

This recall was issued on May 27, 2010 for 2010 BMW 740i, manufactured by FCP GROTON, LLC, in response to Steering,linkages,link,drag,connection 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 740i Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | June 21, 2001

2001 BMW 740i 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 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan problems.

BMW 740i Service Brakes, Hydraulic,switches,brake Light Recall | July 01, 1996

1996 BMW 740i Service Brakes, Hydraulic,switches,brake Light Recall | July 01, 1996

The Brake Light Switch Can Fail Allowing The Switch To Remain In The “brake Lights Off” Position Or In The “brake Lights On” Position.

If This Happens, The Brake Lights Either Will Not Operate Or Will Be Continuously On, Regardless Of Brake Pedal Position. Following Drivers Would Not Be Able To Determine Whether The Vehicle Is Stopping, Increasing The Potential For A Vehicle Accident.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Existing Brake Light Switch With A Newly Designed Switch.

System: Brakes; Hydraulic; Switch; Brake Light. Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. Owner Notification: Owner Notification Is Expected To Begin August 5, 1996. Note: 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 July 01, 1996 for 1996 BMW 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,switches,brake Light problems.

BMW 740i Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | May 16, 2002

2002 BMW 740i Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | May 16, 2002

On Certain 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. This Is A Supplement To A Recall That Began During September 2001 (see Recall Campaign 01v206). 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 16, 2002 for 2002 BMW 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan problems.

BMW 740i Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Aug 19, 1997

1997 BMW 740i 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 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Vehicle Speed Control problems.

BMW 740i Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs Recall | Aug 22, 1997

1997 BMW 740i Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs Recall | Aug 22, 1997

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. Road Grit And Gravel Associated With Winter Road Conditions Can Penetrate The Rubber Of The Lower Front Spring Mounts And Accumulate In The Mounts Causing Notches Or Pits To Develop. These Notches Can Develop Cracks Resulting In Breakage Of A Bottom Coil Of The Spring.

The Vehicle’s Ride Height Could Be Affected Causing Noise While The Vehicle Is Driven. The Vehicle’s Dynamic Stability Can Be Affected Reducing The Driver’s Ability To Maintain Control Of The Vehicle.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace Both Front Springs And Lower Spring Mounts.

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 22, 1997 for 1997 BMW 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs problems.

BMW 740i Suspension,rear Recall | Oct 11, 1995

1995 BMW 740i Suspension,rear Recall | Oct 11, 1995

The Lower Suspension Arm Mounting Eye On The Right Side Rear Axle Hub Carrier Was Produced With A Casting Flaw.

It Is Possible That The Right Side Rear Axle Carrier Eye Could Crack And Break While Driving Causing A Loss Of Control And Increasing The Potential For A Vehicle Accident.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Vehicles For A Casting Flaw In The Right Side Rear Axle Carrier And If Found, Replace The Carrier.

System: Suspension; Single Axle; Rear.vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles.note: 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 Oct 11, 1995 for 1995 BMW 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Suspension,rear problems.

BMW 740i Fuel System, Gasoline,delivery,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Dec 11, 1995

1995 BMW 740i Fuel System, Gasoline,delivery,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Dec 11, 1995

Fuel Seepage Can Occur Between A Hose And The Metal Fuel Line On Either End Of The Hose Resulting In Fuel Odor.

Fuel Leakage Could Potentially Result In A Vehicle Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Two Fuel Hoses, Four Metal Fuel Lines And Associated Clamps.

System: Fuel; Fuel Lines; Hoses; Non-metallic.vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles.note: 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 Dec 11, 1995 for 1995 BMW 740i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,delivery,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems.