Reproduction of this information, in whole or in part, by any means is prohibited without the express written consent of J. The affected vehicles have in-tank fuel pumps that may have insufficiently crimped wire contacts. A car is rendered inoperable without this critical component. This could lead to a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire. I asked the shop why. In some cases the driver may have reduced engine performance.
Discovered the problem was an immediate failure of the electric water pump which causes sudden engine loss placing the driver in grave danger. Dealers will attach two ground cables in the engine compartment. The Problem: Over time, increased resistance at the taillight electrical contact points may cause damage to the ground terminal and housing of the connector, resulting in an intermittent or permanent loss of functionality of rear lamp functions, including taillights, brake lights, turn signals and reverse lights. This really needs to be looked into before something bad happens to stranded drivers. The company says in rare cases an interruption in the oil supply to a part can mean the loss of power braking assist. After losing power and car is dead, a warning message appears. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2017.
The recall is expected to begin during October 2013. Consequence: Power assist braking performance could be adversely affected. There was absolutely no warning before losing all power and control of the car. A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash. The company said drivers who experience reduce power braking assistance should immediately schedule a service appointment. That could lead to a fire.
The recall is expected to begin during October 2013. The cars, made from March 1, 2007 to Dec. The company set up a task force in May 2010 after two customer vehicles reported burned engine compartments. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 tty 1-800-424-9153 , or go to www. If this occurs, the fuel gauge in the instrument cluster would display a larger amount of fuel than was actually in the tank.
Dealers will replace the electric auxiliary water pump and will be notified next month. They found right side engine mount bolt broken which can cause additional damage to the car. Correction: Bmw will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The accuracy, completeness or adequacy of information and services offered by WeMakeItSafer, Inc. Again, with no specific issue identified or resolved.
The incident was very scary and makes me not want to drive the car anymore. The recall is expected to begin during November 2007. Power and Associates is proprietary information owned by J. The 535xi is only 0. Hazard: Intermittent light operation reduces the ability to warn other motorists of the driver's intentions, increasing the risk of a crash. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J.
The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for inspection. Definitely should be a safety recall!!! Mechanical braking is still available to slow and stop the vehicle, the company said. The warranty extension covers the 2006 6-Series, 3-Series with a standard seat, 2004 to 2005 Z4, 2004 to 2006 7-Series, 2006 X5 and 2004 to 2006 5-Series with a comfort seat. On June 10, 2014 driving on I95 traveling approximately 65 mph the car onboard display showed a transmission malfunction and dropped my rate of speed to approximately 20 mph safety mode , I pulled over onto the shoulder I turned the car off waited 10 minutes and turned it on without any issues. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 13V-454. I searched on internet and I found a lot of complaints with 2008 bmws 5 series as well as 3 series.
The car starts moving then suddenly loses all power within seconds while entering a very busy freeway onramp. A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash. Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the battery bolt cable connection as necessary, free of charge. As a result, if the tank became empty, the vehicle could stall increasing the risk of a crash. The 535xi got to 60 in 5.
Dealership advised that is was not the hpfp high pressure fuel pump. Hazard: If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. The safety recall is expected to begin in November 2013. Consequence: Overheating could lead to a fire, even while the vehicle is not in use. Over time, increased resistance at the taillight electrical contact points may cause damage to the ground terminal and housing of the connector resulting in an intermittent or permanent loss of functionality of one or more rear lamp functions tail, brake, turn-signal, reverse.