BMW fire risk leads to recall of 1.6 million diesel vehicles worldwide

54,700 Diesel BMWs in U.S., Canada Recalled German-auto manufacturer BMW is recalling some 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to a potential fire risk due to possible fluid leaks. Roughly 54,700 of those vehicles were sold to consumers in the United States and Canada. Specifically, BMW stated that some diesel vehicles may leak coolant from the exhaust gas recirculation module which is … Read More

BMW Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles Due to Fire Risk (2017)

Roughly 1.4 million BMW cars and SUVs are at risk of engine fire prompting the German automaker to announce two separate recalls in the United States. Specifically, the parts on certain BMW vehicles could overheat and cause a fire. The larger recall for 740,561 vehicles involves the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve and the smaller recall for 672,775 vehicles affects wiring … Read More

BMW Expands 2016 Driveshaft Recall by 134,000 SUVs

BMW has announced it will recall an additional 134,000 SUVs due to a defective driveshaft joint, expanding on an earlier 2016 recall of 21,000 vehicles for the same issue, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The German automaker states that the driveshaft’s failure can cause the vehicles to stop moving due to excessive wear and tear caused by … Read More

Defective, Dangerous Takata Airbags Were No Surprise to Automakers Lawsuit Says

Automakers including Ford, Honda, Nissan, BMW and Toyota allegedly knew the Takata airbags they installed in their vehicles were capable of violently rupturing, but ignored the potentially lethal problem to save money, according to allegations stated in court documents by plaintiff’s attorneys for victims who were hurt by the dangerous airbags. Contrary to previous claims that the automakers were unaware … Read More

BMW Recalls 154,000 Vehicles to Fix Wiring Avoid Engines Stalling

BMW announced it will recall 154,000 vehicles in the United States and Canada due to a wiring issue that connects to the fuel pump that could cause a car or SUV to stall. Certain 5-Series and X5 models as well as 6-Series and X6 models made between 2007 and 2012 are subject to the recall. The auto maker filed documents … Read More

BMW Recalls 2016 7 Series Cars Due to Airbag Electrical Short

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) has announced a recall of some 6,200 of its 2016 BMW 7 Series vehicles due to an electrical short that could prevent airbags from deploying in a collision. The $85,000 luxury vehicles were manufactured between July 1, 2015 and December 11, 2015, the report stated. The vehicles subject to repairs are all 2016 models, … Read More

BMW, NISSAN RECALL 94,000 CARS OVER DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMP

DETROIT — After numerous warranty claims and complaints, Nissan North America Inc. and BMW of North America, LLC are together recalling more than 94,000 cars due to a defective fuel pump made by their supplier Robert Bosch. Nissan has issued a recall for roughly 76,242 cars and BMW is recalling 18,054 due to a defective fuel pump that could lead … Read More