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 330i Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 20, 2000

2000 BMW 330i Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 20, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Machine Used To Mount And Inflate The Tires On The Wheels At The Assembly Plant May Have Damaged The Inner Rim Flange Of The Wheels.

This Could Lead To A Sudden Loss Of Air From The Tire Affecting Handling And Vehicle Control.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Five Wheels For Possible Damage. If Damage From The Mounting Machine Is Found On Any Wheel, All Five Wheels Will Be Replaced.

Owner Notification Began December 22, 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 20, 2000 for 2000 BMW 330i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Wheels,rim problems.

BMW 325i Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 20, 2000

2000 BMW 325i Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 20, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Machine Used To Mount And Inflate The Tires On The Wheels At The Assembly Plant May Have Damaged The Inner Rim Flange Of The Wheels.

This Could Lead To A Sudden Loss Of Air From The Tire Affecting Handling And Vehicle Control.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Five Wheels For Possible Damage. If Damage From The Mounting Machine Is Found On Any Wheel, All Five Wheels Will Be Replaced.

Owner Notification Began December 22, 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 20, 2000 for 2000 BMW 325i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Wheels,rim problems.

BMW K1200rs Engine And Engine Cooling,engine Recall | Sept 12, 2000

2000 BMW K1200rs Engine And Engine Cooling,engine Recall | Sept 12, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. A Spring-loaded Thermostatic Element In The Oil Thermostat Housing Is Held In Place By A Cover That Is Retained By A Snap Ring. The Snap Ring May Not Have Been Properly Installed During Production. During Vehicle Operation, The Snap Ring Could Unseat, Allowing The Cover To Loosen Or Detach, Resulting In Loss Of The Entire Oil Volume.

Engine Damage Could Occur If The Engine Is Not Immediately Switched Off. In Addition, Oil Could Travel Along The Engine Cover And Ultimately Contact The Rear Tire, Reducing Its Traction And Affecting The Stability Of The Motorcycle, Possibly Resulting In A Crash And Personal Injury.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Snap Ring Installation And If The Snap Ring Is Not Fully Seated, The Complete Oil Pump Intermediate Flange Will Be Replaced.

Owner Notification Began October 13, 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 K1200rs, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,engine problems.

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 X5 Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Jan 09, 2003

2003 BMW X5 Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Jan 09, 2003

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles, It May Be Possible For The Front Brake Line To Slip Out Of The Retaining Bracket Located At The Front Strut. The Brake Hose That Is Attached To The Brake Line Could Come In Contact With The Tire And Be Subjected To Wear And Abrasion.

This Could Initially Cause Some Brake Fluid Leakage, And Eventually Lead To A Substantial Loss Of Brake Fluid. There Could Be A Noticeable Reduction In Brake Performance If A Loss Of Front Brake Performance Occurs.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install An Additional Retaining Clip To Further Secure The Brake Line To The Front Strut. Additionally, If Inspection Of Any Brake Hose Indicates That It Has Experienced Damage, The Hose Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began February 14, 2003. 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.

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 Jan 09, 2003 for 2003 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems.

BMW 320ia Electrical System,wiring,front Underhood Recall | Apr 04, 1978

1978 BMW 320ia Electrical System,wiring,front Underhood Recall | Apr 04, 1978

The Hex Head Bolt That Connects The Main Wiring Harness To Terminal #30 May Not Have Been Tightened To The Proper Torque.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: The Dealer Will Remove The Fuse Panel And Retighten The 5-mm Hex Head Bolt In The Main Power Terminal Underneath The Fuse Panel, Without Charge To Owner.

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles.system: Electrical; Wiring Harness Bolt.consequences Of Defect: Due To Engine Vibration And High Engine Revolutions,the Bolt May Become Loose Over A Period Of Time Causing Temporary Currentinterruption And Breakdown Of The Vehicle”s Electrical System. Engine Misfiringand Temporary Blackout Of The Lighting System May Occur During The Night Time.failure Of The Lighting System Could Result In A Vehicle Accident.

This recall was issued on Apr 04, 1978 for 1978 BMW 320ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Electrical System,wiring,front Underhood problems.