BMW 525ia Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module Recall | Oct 24, 2003

2003 BMW 525ia Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module Recall | Oct 24, 2003

On Certain Passenger Vehicles, A Microprocessor In The Air Bag Control Module, Which Activates The Front Air Bags, The Side Air Bags, The Front Seat Safety Belt Pretensioners, And The Battery Safety Terminal, May Have A Malfunction That Could Lead To An Unintended Activation Of One Or More Of These Components.

Unexpected Deployment Of The Air Bag(s) Could Cause Serious Injury If An Occupant Is Too Close To The Deploying Air Bag(s). In Addition, The Battery Safety Terminal May Also Be Activated. If That Happens, The Starter Cable Would Become Disconnected From The Battery, And The Engine Could Not Be Restarted.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Air Bag Control Module. Owner Notification Began November10, 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 Oct 24, 2003 for 2003 BMW 525ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module problems.

BMW 525ia Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | June 21, 2001

2001 BMW 525ia 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 525ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan problems.

BMW 525ia Tires,sidewall Recall | Nov 26, 2001

2001 BMW 525ia Tires,sidewall Recall | Nov 26, 2001

Vehicle Description: During The Tire Mounting Process On Certain Passenger Vehicles Built With Standard (non-sport) Suspension And Equipped With Continental Contitouringcontact Ch95 Ecoplus Tires, Size 225/65r16 95h, Having Dot Codes 4001, 4101, Or 4201, The Outer Sidewall Surface Of The Tires May Have Been Cut By A Sharp Edge. Operation Of The Vehicle Over A Long Period Of Time Could Lead To A Reduction Of Inflation Pressure.

Continued Driving With Low Inflation Pressure In The Tire Could Ultimately Result In Damage To The Tire, Affect Vehicle Handling And Control, And Could In Some Cases Result In A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect All Five Tires For A Possible Cut In The Sidewall, And If A Cut Is Found, The Tire Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began December 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 Nov 26, 2001 for 2001 BMW 525ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.

BMW 525ia Latches/locks/linkages,doors,latch Recall | Nov 08, 1994

1994 BMW 525ia Latches/locks/linkages,doors,latch Recall | Nov 08, 1994

The Double-lock Feature Can Engage With Occupants And The Door/ignition Key Inside The Vehicle.

The Occupants Of The Vehicle Would Be Unable To Exit Either From The Doors Or From The Windows Of The Vehicle. Drive-away Protection Would Prevent The Engine From Starting.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The General Control Module With One Containing The Revised Software To Permit Window Opening With The Double-lock Engaged And Key In The Ignition.

System: Structure; Door Assembly; Latches And Locks.vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles.note: If Your Vehicle Is Presented To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And The Remedy Is Not Provided Free Of Charge Within A Reasonable Time Or The Remedy Does Not Correct The Defect, 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 Nov 08, 1994 for 1994 BMW 525ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Latches/locks/linkages,doors,latch problems.

BMW 525ia Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan Recall | May 16, 2002

2002 BMW 525ia 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 525ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System,fan problems.

BMW 525ia Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System Recall | Aug 04, 1998

1998 BMW 525ia 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 525ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,cooling System problems.