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2017 BMW M3

Report Date:
October 11, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V713000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 BMW M3 Sedans, 2016-2017 BMW M4 and M4 GTS Coupes and 2017 BMW M4 Convertible vehicles. The connection between the driveshaft and the flange may fail resulting in a loss of propulsion.

Consequence Summary:
A loss of vehicle propulsion can increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify vehicle owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft, free of charge. An initial owner notification letter was mailed on December 4, 2018. A second owner notification will be sent once the remedy is available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

2017 BMW M3

Report Date:
September 09, 2016
Campaign Number:
16V653000
Component:
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

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

Corrective Summary:
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.