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Crash Test Data for 2020 BMW

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Service Bulletins for 2020 BMW

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Recalls for 2020 BMW

2020 BMW 230I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/21/2019 - 05/02/2019
Potential Units Affected:5079

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2 Competition Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, and 2019 330i xDrive Sportswagon vehicles. The driver and passenger knee air bag assemblies may have been improperly folded and assembled.

Consequence:

An improperly folded and assembled air bag may not deploy as intended, increasing risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the knee air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began July 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW 430I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/21/2019 - 05/02/2019
Potential Units Affected:5079

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2 Competition Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, and 2019 330i xDrive Sportswagon vehicles. The driver and passenger knee air bag assemblies may have been improperly folded and assembled.

Consequence:

An improperly folded and assembled air bag may not deploy as intended, increasing risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the knee air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began July 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW 440I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/21/2019 - 05/02/2019
Potential Units Affected:5079

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2 Competition Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, and 2019 330i xDrive Sportswagon vehicles. The driver and passenger knee air bag assemblies may have been improperly folded and assembled.

Consequence:

An improperly folded and assembled air bag may not deploy as intended, increasing risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the knee air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began July 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW 745E
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/22/2019 - 07/26/2019
Potential Units Affected:173

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 BMW 745e xDrive vehicles. A software error in the electronic control unit (ECU) may disable the audible warning signal for an unbelted driver to fasten their seat belt. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Consequence:

Without an audible warning, the driver may forget to buckle the seat belt, increasing their risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 4, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW 745E
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/22/2019 - 07/26/2019
Potential Units Affected:173

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 BMW 745e xDrive vehicles. A software error in the electronic control unit (ECU) may disable the audible warning signal for an unbelted driver to fasten their seat belt. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Consequence:

Without an audible warning, the driver may forget to buckle the seat belt, increasing their risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 4, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW 750I
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:03/01/2019 - 06/25/2019
Potential Units Affected:115

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 750i xDrive, 2019 M850i xDrive Coupe, M850i xDrive Convertible, X5 xDrive50i, X7 xDrive50i, and M5 vehicles. The high pressure fuel pump may not have been properly attached to the engine, which may cause the fuel pump flange to crack, resulting in a fuel leak.

Consequence:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall began August 27, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW 750I
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:03/01/2019 - 06/25/2019
Potential Units Affected:115

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 750i xDrive, 2019 M850i xDrive Coupe, M850i xDrive Convertible, X5 xDrive50i, X7 xDrive50i, and M5 vehicles. The high pressure fuel pump may not have been properly attached to the engine, which may cause the fuel pump flange to crack, resulting in a fuel leak.

Consequence:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall began August 27, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW G310 GS
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:11/03/2017 - 08/07/2019
Potential Units Affected:5938

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 C 400 X, 2018-2020 G 310 GS, and 2017-2020 G 310 R scooters and motorcycles. The front and rear brake caliper pistons may corrode, possibly causing the piston to stick or drag in the caliper bore.

Consequence:

A sticking or dragging brake could affect braking performance, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front and rear brake calipers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 4, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW G310R
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/12/2016 - 07/29/2019
Potential Units Affected:5938

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 C 400 X, 2018-2020 G 310 GS, and 2017-2020 G 310 R scooters and motorcycles. The front and rear brake caliper pistons may corrode, possibly causing the piston to stick or drag in the caliper bore.

Consequence:

A sticking or dragging brake could affect braking performance, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front and rear brake calipers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 4, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW M2
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/21/2019 - 05/02/2019
Potential Units Affected:5079

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2 Competition Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, and 2019 330i xDrive Sportswagon vehicles. The driver and passenger knee air bag assemblies may have been improperly folded and assembled.

Consequence:

An improperly folded and assembled air bag may not deploy as intended, increasing risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the knee air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began July 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW M240I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/21/2019 - 05/02/2019
Potential Units Affected:5079

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2 Competition Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, and 2019 330i xDrive Sportswagon vehicles. The driver and passenger knee air bag assemblies may have been improperly folded and assembled.

Consequence:

An improperly folded and assembled air bag may not deploy as intended, increasing risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the knee air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began July 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW M340I
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/04/2019 - 07/31/2019
Potential Units Affected:2

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one 2020 M340i and one M340i xDrive vehicle. Due to improper welding, the rear center headrest may fold in the event of a rear impact crash.

Consequence:

If the headrest folds down in a crash, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear center headrest, free of charge. The recall began August 28, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW M4
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/21/2019 - 05/02/2019
Potential Units Affected:5079

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2 Competition Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, and 2019 330i xDrive Sportswagon vehicles. The driver and passenger knee air bag assemblies may have been improperly folded and assembled.

Consequence:

An improperly folded and assembled air bag may not deploy as intended, increasing risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the knee air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began July 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW X5
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:08/09/2019 - 08/16/2019
Potential Units Affected:12

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X7 xDrive40i and X7 M50i vehicles. The steering rack pinion teeth may break under load, resulting in a loss of steering control.

Consequence:

A loss of steering control increases risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering rack, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2020 BMW X7
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:08/09/2019 - 08/16/2019
Potential Units Affected:12

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X7 xDrive40i and X7 M50i vehicles. The steering rack pinion teeth may break under load, resulting in a loss of steering control.

Consequence:

A loss of steering control increases risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering rack, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.