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Crash Test Data for 2017 BMW

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Service Bulletins for 2017 BMW

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Recalls for 2017 BMW

2017 BMW 430I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:08/04/2016 - 09/28/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW 430I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/19/2016 - 10/07/2016
Potential Units Affected:292

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive and M4 vehicles and Rolls-Royce Dawn vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat-mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began April 17, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW 440I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:08/04/2016 - 09/28/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW 440I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/19/2016 - 10/07/2016
Potential Units Affected:292

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive and M4 vehicles and Rolls-Royce Dawn vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat-mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began April 17, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW 535I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/16/2016 - 10/12/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW 640I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/27/2016 - 10/14/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW 650I
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/27/2016 - 10/14/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW C650 GT MAXI-SCOOTER
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:05/05/2017 - 06/27/2017
Potential Units Affected:37

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW C650 GT and BMW C Evolution scooters for failing to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, "Wheels and rims-other than passenger cars." The front rims may not be marked with the required rim type and the DOT designation.

Consequence:

Since the rim is not marked with the rim size and the DOT designation, a tire of the incorrect size may be installed on this rim, affecting the handling of the scoter and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace any rims that are not correctly marked, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW C EVOLUTION
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:05/10/2017 - 05/24/2017
Potential Units Affected:37

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW C650 GT and BMW C Evolution scooters for failing to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, "Wheels and rims-other than passenger cars." The front rims may not be marked with the required rim type and the DOT designation.

Consequence:

Since the rim is not marked with the rim size and the DOT designation, a tire of the incorrect size may be installed on this rim, affecting the handling of the scoter and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace any rims that are not correctly marked, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW F800 GT
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/2012 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:29281

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2017 R1200GS, F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS motorcycles. When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install reflectors on the cases or for the case mounts, an additional bracket with rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW F800 R
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/2012 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:29281

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2017 R1200GS, F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS motorcycles. When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install reflectors on the cases or for the case mounts, an additional bracket with rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW I3
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/29/2016 - 09/12/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW I3
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:03/05/2014 - 12/30/2016
Potential Units Affected:19130

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 i3 REx hybrid electric vehicles. The fuel tank vent line may rub against the ribbed wire protection sleeve of the battery positive (B+) cable, creating a hole in the vent line and causing a fuel vapor leak.

Consequence:

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

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel vent line, replacing it as necessary, and install a clip to prevent it from chafing, free of charge. The recall beganApril 3, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW I8
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:11/01/2016 - 11/02/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW M3
NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:06/17/2014 - 07/01/2016
Potential Units Affected:196

Defect Description:

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 BMW M2 Coupe vehicles, 2015-2017 M3 Sedan vehicles and 2015-2016 M4 Coupe and M4 Convertible vehicles. During servicing of the rear differential for a prior service action, the rear sub-frame bolts may have been reused instead of being replaced. Reuse of the existing bolts may cause the bolts to loosen.

Consequence:

Loose rear sub-frame bolts may adversely affect vehicle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear sub-frame bolts with new bolts, free of charge. The recall began on November 3, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW M4
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/19/2016 - 10/07/2016
Potential Units Affected:292

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive and M4 vehicles and Rolls-Royce Dawn vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat-mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began April 17, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW M4
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:08/04/2016 - 09/28/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW M6
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:09/27/2016 - 10/14/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW M760LI
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:05/10/2016 - 06/01/2017
Potential Units Affected:206

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017-2018 M760Li xDrive vehicles. The affected vehicles may have had incorrect engine oil cooler line installed, causing an oil leak in the engine compartment.

Consequence:

If oil leaks onto the front brake discs, a greater distance may be needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil cooler line, free of charge. The recall began August 11, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This recall supersedes recall 17V-240.
2017 BMW R1200 GS
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/28/2013 - 06/19/2017
Potential Units Affected:14626

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 BMW R1200GS and BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycles. The motorcycle fixed fork tube may separate from the pressed in seal plug that secures the tube to the upper triple clamp.

Consequence:

If the fork tube detaches from the sealing plug, the handling and stability of the motorcycle will be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will add an additional fixed fork tube bush. A fork that is sufficiently damaged will be replaced with a modified new part. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW R1200 GS
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/2012 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:29281

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2017 R1200GS, F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS motorcycles. When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install reflectors on the cases or for the case mounts, an additional bracket with rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW R1200 GS ADVENTURE
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:05/13/2013 - 06/19/2017
Potential Units Affected:14626

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 BMW R1200GS and BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycles. The motorcycle fixed fork tube may separate from the pressed in seal plug that secures the tube to the upper triple clamp.

Consequence:

If the fork tube detaches from the sealing plug, the handling and stability of the motorcycle will be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will add an additional fixed fork tube bush. A fork that is sufficiently damaged will be replaced with a modified new part. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW R1200 GS ADVENTURE
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:08/01/2013 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:29281

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2017 R1200GS, F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS motorcycles. When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install reflectors on the cases or for the case mounts, an additional bracket with rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW R1200 R
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/2014 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:29281

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2017 R1200GS, F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS motorcycles. When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install reflectors on the cases or for the case mounts, an additional bracket with rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW R1200 RS
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/2014 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:29281

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2017 R1200GS, F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS motorcycles. When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install reflectors on the cases or for the case mounts, an additional bracket with rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW R1200 RT POLICE
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/09/2014 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:911

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 R1200RT Police motorcycles. While being used in a special operating mode, the brake lights on these motorcycles may not illuminate when the brakes are applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the brake light does not illuminate, other drivers may not know that the motorcycle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the motorcycle's software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 25, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW R1200 RT POLICE
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/09/2014 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:911

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 R1200RT Police motorcycles. While being used in a special operating mode, the brake lights on these motorcycles may not illuminate when the brakes are applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the brake light does not illuminate, other drivers may not know that the motorcycle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the motorcycle's software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 25, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW R NINE T
NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:11/27/2013 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:3368

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 R NINE T motorcycles. The bolts that connect the right-side swingarm pivot pin to the frame may loosen.

Consequence:

If the right-side pivot pin loosens, the handling and stability of the motorcycle may be affected, increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will remove the pivot pin bolts, clean, and re-install them with the proper torque after applying a thread locking adhesive, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 9, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or by email at CustomerRelations@bmwmotorcycles.com.
2017 BMW S 1000 R
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/12/2016 - 10/12/2016
Potential Units Affected:21

Defect Description:

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 S 1000 RR motorcycles manufactured June 8, 2016, to November 16, 2016, and 2017 S 1000 R motorcycles manufactured on October 12, 2016. One of the bolts on the rear suspension deflection lever may loosen and adversely affect the handling of the motorcycle.

Consequence:

If the bolt loosens and affects the motorcycle's handling, there may be an increased risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bolts and tighten them to the proper specifications, free of charge. The recall began February 17, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW S 1000 RR
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:06/08/2016 - 11/16/2016
Potential Units Affected:21

Defect Description:

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 S 1000 RR motorcycles manufactured June 8, 2016, to November 16, 2016, and 2017 S 1000 R motorcycles manufactured on October 12, 2016. One of the bolts on the rear suspension deflection lever may loosen and adversely affect the handling of the motorcycle.

Consequence:

If the bolt loosens and affects the motorcycle's handling, there may be an increased risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bolts and tighten them to the proper specifications, free of charge. The recall began February 17, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW S1000 XR
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/01/2015 - 07/21/2017
Potential Units Affected:29281

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2017 R1200GS, F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS motorcycles. When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:

If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install reflectors on the cases or for the case mounts, an additional bracket with rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X1 SAV
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:06/16/2016 - 11/24/2016
Potential Units Affected:16771

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 X1 xDrive28i and X1 sDrive28i vehicles. The affected vehicles have an instrument panel that may not allow the front passenger air bag to deploy properly in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the front passenger air bag does not deploy properly, it can increase the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the instrument panel, free of charge. The recall began May 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X1 SAV
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:08/06/2016 - 12/13/2016
Potential Units Affected:3506

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Consequence:

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X3
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:06/07/2016 - 06/07/2016
Potential Units Affected:103

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one model year 2017 BMW X3 xDrive 28i vehicle manufactured on June 7, 2016. This vehicle has electronic power steering (EPS), and the contact pins on the EPS control unit may not have been welded properly resulting in increased resistance.

Consequence:

An increase in pin contact resistance can increase the risk of a fire, even while the vehicle is parked and ignition is off.

Action:

The vehicle was repaired at the dealership before sale. Therefore, an owner notification notice will not be issued for this campaign. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X3
NHTSA Campaign ID:CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE LATCH ANCHOR
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/02/2010 - 04/14/2016
Potential Units Affected:188668

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2011-2017, X3 sDrive28i, X3 xDrive28i and X3 xDrive35i, vehicles manufactured July 2, 2010 to April 14, 2016, 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles manufactured March 10, 2014 to March 31, 2016, and 2015-2017 x4 xDrive28i, X4 xDrive35i and X4 xDriveM40i vehicles manufactured March3, 2014 to April 15, 2016. The affected vehicles have lower anchor bars for securing child restraint seats that may become damaged when using the European-ISOFIX-type, rigid-style connector, child restraint system.

Consequence:

Damaged lower anchor bars may increase the child's risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will weld a reinforcing bracket to the lower anchor bars and the vehicle body, free of charge. The recall began on July 13, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X4
NHTSA Campaign ID:CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE LATCH ANCHOR
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:07/02/2010 - 04/14/2016
Potential Units Affected:188668

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2011-2017, X3 sDrive28i, X3 xDrive28i and X3 xDrive35i, vehicles manufactured July 2, 2010 to April 14, 2016, 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles manufactured March 10, 2014 to March 31, 2016, and 2015-2017 x4 xDrive28i, X4 xDrive35i and X4 xDriveM40i vehicles manufactured March3, 2014 to April 15, 2016. The affected vehicles have lower anchor bars for securing child restraint seats that may become damaged when using the European-ISOFIX-type, rigid-style connector, child restraint system.

Consequence:

Damaged lower anchor bars may increase the child's risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Action:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will weld a reinforcing bracket to the lower anchor bars and the vehicle body, free of charge. The recall began on July 13, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X5
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/01/2017 - 04/18/2017
Potential Units Affected:24

Defect Description:

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M vehicles. The vehicles are equipped with 21-inch tires, however the Tire Information Label states that the vehicles are equipped with 20-inch tires. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

The incorrect tire size on the label does not comply with FMVSS number 110.

Action:

BMW has notified the affected owners and is providing them with a corrected tire information placard, free of charge. The recall began June 15, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X5
NHTSA Campaign ID:TIRES
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/01/2017 - 04/18/2017
Potential Units Affected:24

Defect Description:

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M vehicles. The vehicles are equipped with 21-inch tires, however the Tire Information Label states that the vehicles are equipped with 20-inch tires. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

The incorrect tire size on the label does not comply with FMVSS number 110.

Action:

BMW has notified the affected owners and is providing them with a corrected tire information placard, free of charge. The recall began June 15, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X5
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:02/18/2017 - 03/01/2017
Potential Units Affected:36

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, Inc. (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 X5 sDrive35i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 xDrive35d, and X5 xDrive40e vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag modules using certain air bag inflators that may not vent properly in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag.

Consequence:

If the inflator cannot vent properly, the inflator may rupture, resulting in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants and causing serious injury or death.

Action:

BMW has notified owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began on March 20, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X6
NHTSA Campaign ID:TIRES
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/04/2017 - 04/12/2017
Potential Units Affected:24

Defect Description:

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M vehicles. The vehicles are equipped with 21-inch tires, however the Tire Information Label states that the vehicles are equipped with 20-inch tires. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

The incorrect tire size on the label does not comply with FMVSS number 110.

Action:

BMW has notified the affected owners and is providing them with a corrected tire information placard, free of charge. The recall began June 15, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
2017 BMW X6
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:04/04/2017 - 04/12/2017
Potential Units Affected:24

Defect Description:

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M vehicles. The vehicles are equipped with 21-inch tires, however the Tire Information Label states that the vehicles are equipped with 20-inch tires. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

The incorrect tire size on the label does not comply with FMVSS number 110.

Action:

BMW has notified the affected owners and is providing them with a corrected tire information placard, free of charge. The recall began June 15, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.