BMW 323i Air Bags,side/window Recall | Mar 26, 1999

1999 BMW 323i Air Bags,side/window Recall | Mar 26, 1999

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. These Vehicles Are Built With A Side Air Bag System Consisting Of Door-mounted Thorax Air Bags (rear Door Air Bags Are Optional), A Head Protection System (hps) For Front Occupants, A Central Electronic Sensor And Diagnostic System, Left And Right Satellite Impact Sensors, And Associated Wiring. This System Is Unduly Sensitive To Certain Non-crash Impacts, Such As Contacting Large Potholes Or Curbs At Substantial Speed.

This Could Cause The Side Air Bag And Hps To Deploy Without An Actual Side Crash. In Addition, The Battery Safety Terminal (bst) Would Also Activate, Disconnecting The Starter Cable From The Battery. In This Case, Vehicle Electrical System Would Continue To Operate And The Engine Would Continue To Run, But After Stopping, Could Not Be Restarted.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Reprogram The Central Computer Control Module That Regulates The Performance Of All Of The Vehicle’s Occupant Protection Systems.

Owner Notification Began April 30, 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 Mar 26, 1999 for 1999 BMW 323i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Air Bags,side/window problems.

BMW 328i Air Bags,side/window Recall | Mar 26, 1999

1999 BMW 328i Air Bags,side/window Recall | Mar 26, 1999

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. These Vehicles Are Built With A Side Air Bag System Consisting Of Door-mounted Thorax Air Bags (rear Door Air Bags Are Optional), A Head Protection System (hps) For Front Occupants, A Central Electronic Sensor And Diagnostic System, Left And Right Satellite Impact Sensors, And Associated Wiring. This System Is Unduly Sensitive To Certain Non-crash Impacts, Such As Contacting Large Potholes Or Curbs At Substantial Speed.

This Could Cause The Side Air Bag And Hps To Deploy Without An Actual Side Crash. In Addition, The Battery Safety Terminal (bst) Would Also Activate, Disconnecting The Starter Cable From The Battery. In This Case, Vehicle Electrical System Would Continue To Operate And The Engine Would Continue To Run, But After Stopping, Could Not Be Restarted.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Reprogram The Central Computer Control Module That Regulates The Performance Of All Of The Vehicle’s Occupant Protection Systems.

Owner Notification Began April 30, 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 Mar 26, 1999 for 1999 BMW 328i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Air Bags,side/window problems.

BMW R1100 S Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Oct 11, 2000

2000 BMW R1100 S Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Oct 11, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles Equipped With High-mounted Handlebars. The High-mounted Handlebars Are Position On Top Of The Upper Fork Clamp And Are Clamped To The Top Of Each Upper Fork Tube. It Is Possible For A Handlebar To Rotate Forward.

If This Were To Occur While Riding, The Rider’s Balance Could Be Upset And A Crash And Personal Injury Could Result.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Degrease The Clamping Connection Parts, Rework The Positioning Tab (if Necessary) To Fit Properly In The Corresponding Gap In The Upper Fork Clamp, And Reset The Torque Of The Clamping Connections.

Owner Notification Began November 28, 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, Option #5. 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 Oct 11, 2000 for 2000 BMW R1100 S, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Steering,wheel And Handle Bar problems.

BMW F650gs Dakar Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Sept 12, 2000

2000 BMW F650gs Dakar Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Sept 12, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. The Fuel Tank Is Equipped With A Carbon Canister Which Helps Control Evaporative Emissions From The Fuel System. This Canister Is Mounted To A Metal Insert That Is Integrated Into The Tank. During The Production Process, The Thickness Of The Fuel Tank Material In The Area Of The Insert May Be Less Than Intended. As A Result, Vehicle Operating Conditions Such As Vibration, High Temperature, Etc., Could Result In The Fuel Tank Developing A Crack In The Area Of The Insert.

The Fuel Tank Could Leak During Refueling, Possibly Resulting In A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tank.

Owner Notification Began September 21, 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, Option #5. 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 Sept 12, 2000 for 2000 BMW F650gs Dakar, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly problems.

BMW F650gs Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Sept 12, 2000

2000 BMW F650gs Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Sept 12, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. The Fuel Tank Is Equipped With A Carbon Canister Which Helps Control Evaporative Emissions From The Fuel System. This Canister Is Mounted To A Metal Insert That Is Integrated Into The Tank. During The Production Process, The Thickness Of The Fuel Tank Material In The Area Of The Insert May Be Less Than Intended. As A Result, Vehicle Operating Conditions Such As Vibration, High Temperature, Etc., Could Result In The Fuel Tank Developing A Crack In The Area Of The Insert.

The Fuel Tank Could Leak During Refueling, Possibly Resulting In A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tank.

Owner Notification Began September 21, 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, Option #5. 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 Sept 12, 2000 for 2000 BMW F650gs, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly problems.

BMW F650 Cs Wheels,lugs/nuts/bolts Recall | July 23, 2002

2002 BMW F650 Cs Wheels,lugs/nuts/bolts Recall | July 23, 2002

On Certain Motorcycles, It Is Possible That The Hex Nut That Secures The Wheel To The Gearbox Output Shaft Was Tightened Incorrectly During The Vehicle Assembly. As A Result, The Nut Could Loosen During Vehicle Operation. If This Happens, The Belt Wheel Would Itself Loosen On The Output Shaft, Resulting In Damage To The Internal Splines Of The Wheel And To The External Splines Of The Output Shaft As The Vehicle Is Operated.

Over Time, The Splines Could Be Damaged To The Extent That The Output Shaft Would Not Longer Operate The Drive Belt, Resulting In A Loss Of Drive Capability At The Rear Wheel.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Hex Nut Torque And Adjust The Tightness If Necessary, And Secure The Nut With Loctite. Owner Notification Began September 10, 2002. 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, Customers Can 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 23, 2002 for 2002 BMW F650 Cs, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Wheels,lugs/nuts/bolts problems.

BMW F650 Cs Wheels Recall | July 23, 2002

2002 BMW F650 Cs Wheels Recall | July 23, 2002

On Certain Motorcycles, Due To A Manufacturing Defect, It Is Possible That The Wheel Could Develop A Crack. Over Time, The Crack Could Worsen To The Point That The Wheel Failed And The Drive Belt Derailed.

This Would Result In A Loss Of Drive Capability At The Rear Wheel, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Rear Drive Belt Wheel. Owner Notification Began September 10, 2002. 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, Customers Can 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 23, 2002 for 2002 BMW F650 Cs, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Wheels problems.

BMW M3 Air Bags,side/window Recall | Nov 15, 1999

1999 BMW M3 Air Bags,side/window Recall | Nov 15, 1999

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. These Vehicles Are Built With A Side Air Bag System Consisting Of Door-mounted Thorax Air Bags (rear Door Air Bags Are Optional), A Central Electronic Sensor And Diagnostic System, Left And Right Satellite Impact Sensors, And Associated Wiring. This System Is Unduly Sensitive To Certain Non-crash Impacts, Such As Contacting Large Potholes Or Curbs At Substantial Speed.

This Could Cause The Side Air Bag To Deploy Without An Actual Side Crash. In Addition, The Battery Safety Terminal (bst) Could Also Activate, Disconnecting The Starter Cable From The Battery. In This Case, The Vehicle’s Electrical System Could Continue To Operate And The Engine Would Continue To Run, But After Stopping, Could Not Be Restarted.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Reprogram The Central Computer Control Module That Regulates The Performance Of All Of The Vehicle’s Occupant Protection Systems.

Owner Notification Began February 7, 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 Nov 15, 1999 for 1999 BMW M3, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Air Bags,side/window problems.

BMW X5 Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Jan 18, 2000

2000 BMW X5 Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Jan 18, 2000

Vehicle Description: Sport Utility Vehicles. The Lower Steering Shaft Coupling Includes A Plastic Collar Which Fits Over The Lower Steering Rack Input Shaft. This Collar Is Pushed Down Onto The Steering Rack And Tightened During Assembly. On Some Of The Affected Vehicles, The Collar May Not Have Been Pushed Down Fully Onto The Rack At The Assembly Plant.

Operation Of The Vehicle, Especially In Rough Road Conditions, Can Cause The Clearance Between The Collar And The Steering Rack To Increase To The Point Where The Input Shaft Can Separate From The Rack, Resulting In A Loss Of Steering Capability.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Steering Rack Input Shaft Collar For Proper Positioning, And Reposition Is Necessary.

Bmw Recall No. 00vx5sc01.owner Notification Began February 8, 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 Jan 18, 2000 for 2000 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Steering,wheel And Handle Bar problems.

BMW R1100 S Service Brakes, Hydraulic,pedals And Linkages Recall | May 18, 2000

2000 BMW R1100 S Service Brakes, Hydraulic,pedals And Linkages Recall | May 18, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. Due To Use Of An Incorrect Thread-locking Material In Production, It Is Possible For The Rear Brake Linkage Ball End, Which Is Screwed Into The Rear Brake Lever, To Loosen And Eventually Detach From The Lever.

If This Happens, The Rear Brake Could No Longer Be Applied, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Remove The Brake Linkage Ball End From The Brake Lever And Reinstall It With A Different Thread-locking Compound, To Prevent The Ball End From Loosening.

Owner Notification Began September 11, 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, Option #5.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 18, 2000 for 2000 BMW R1100 S, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,pedals And Linkages problems.