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2018 BMW I3

Report Date:
April 17, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V310000
Component:
HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 i3 BEV and i3 REx hybrid electric vehicles. A circuit board problem within the Electric Motor Electronics (EME) module may shutdown the supply of high voltage electrical power.

Consequence Summary:
A shut down of high-voltage electrical power would result in a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EME module, free of charge. The recall began June 13, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

2018 BMW I3

Report Date:
April 17, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V310000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 i3 BEV and i3 REx hybrid electric vehicles. A circuit board problem within the Electric Motor Electronics (EME) module may shutdown the supply of high voltage electrical power.

Consequence Summary:
A shut down of high-voltage electrical power would result in a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EME module, free of charge. The recall began June 13, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

2018 BMW I3

Report Date:
September 20, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V652000
Component:
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 330e iPerformance, i3 Rex, i3 Sport Rex, X5 xDrive40e, i3 BEV, i3 Sport BEV and 2019 i8 and i8 Roadster vehicles and 2018-2019 530e iPerformance, 530e xDrive iPerformance and 740Le xDrive iPerformance vehicles. Capacitors within the TurboCord Portable Chargers may fail, possibly resulting in a shock hazard or a fire.

Consequence Summary:
An electrical shock or a fire can increase the risk of injury or death.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the charging cable, and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 22, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

2018 BMW I3

Report Date:
November 16, 2017
Campaign Number:
17V720000
Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 BMW i3 electric and hybrid electric vehicles. Unbelted, small adult, drivers may be at a higher risk of neck injury in the event of a frontal crash. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Consequence Summary:
During a frontal impact, unbelted, small adult, drivers could be at a higher risk of neck injury.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the Driver air bag control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at the dedicated i3 recall number 1-855-269-3361.