Safety Watch: Recalls and Investigations
NHTSA reported recalls and active investigations for July, 2006
Recall: 2006 BMW 5, 6 and 7-Series
Cause: The lower rubber mount of the rear shock absorbers may not have been manufactured to specifications and may not adhere correctly to its housing within the shock absorber. The bushing could loosen and over time could separate from its housing. The driver will experience impaired vehicle handling and control increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the rear shock absorber free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during July 2006.