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

2003 BMW 525it 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 525it, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module problems.

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

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

BMW 525it Air Bags,frontal Recall | July 01, 1996

1996 BMW 525it Air Bags,frontal Recall | July 01, 1996

The Air Bag Contact Ring Locking Tab Located In The Steering Wheel Assembly Can Break Without Warning.

If This Happens, The Contact Ring Wiring Could Eventually Break. The Air Bag Readiness Indicator Lamp (srs Or Airbag) In The Instrument Cluster Will Illuminate, And The Air Bag Would Not Deploy In The Event Of A Frontal Impact Vehicle Collision.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Locking Tab With One Of A Different Design.

System: Interior; Passive Restraint; Air Bag; Driver. 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 525it, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Air Bags,frontal problems.

BMW 525it Service Brakes, Hydraulic,switches,brake Light Recall | July 01, 1996

1996 BMW 525it 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 525it, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,switches,brake Light problems.

BMW 525it Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Aug 19, 1997

1997 BMW 525it 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 525it, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Vehicle Speed Control problems.

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

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