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 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 R1100rt-p Tires,sidewall Recall | June 14, 2001

2001 BMW R1100rt-p Tires,sidewall Recall | June 14, 2001

Vehicle Description: Police Motorcycles Equipped With Dunlop Sportmax A Rear Tires, Size 160/60 Zr18. These Tires May Have Been Installed On Some Of The Vehicles As Replacement Equipment. The Campaign Is Limited To Those Sportmax A Rear Tires Having Date Stamps Of 189, 199, Or 209. It Is Possible That Areas Of Reduced Adhesion On The Tread Reinforcing Cushion Strips May Have Resulted During Production Of The Tires. This Could Lead To Localized Separations And Blisters Where The Tread Joins The Sidewall.

If This Problem Occurs, The Rider May Notice A Vibration Of The Rear Tire And Depending On The Degree Of Blistering, Vehicle Handling Could Also Be Affected. Continued Operation Of The Vehicle Could Lead To Further Weakening Of The Sidewall Area And Cause A Further Deterioration Of The Vehicle’s Handling.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Rear Tire For The Production Date. If An Affected Tire Is Found, It Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began June 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, Option #4.

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 14, 2001 for 2001 BMW R1100rt-p, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall 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 540ia Tires,sidewall Recall | Nov 26, 2001

2001 BMW 540ia 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 540ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.

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

2001 BMW 525i 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 525i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.

BMW 530ia Tires,sidewall Recall | Nov 26, 2001

2001 BMW 530ia 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 530ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.

BMW 540ia Sport Wagon Tires,sidewall Recall | Nov 26, 2001

2001 BMW 540ia Sport Wagon 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 540ia Sport Wagon, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Tires,sidewall problems.