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2020 BMW X7

Report Date:
September 01, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V528000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 X5 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M, X6 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, X6 M50i, X6M, X7 M50i and 2021 X5 xDrive45e vehicles. The headlamps may allow a blue light to illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence Summary:
Oncoming drivers may be confused by the blue light of approaching vehicles, which could potentially increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlamps and, if necessary, replace them, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October, 26, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

2020 BMW X7

Report Date:
August 07, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V465000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 X5 sDrive 40i, X5 xDrive 40i and one X7 xDrive 40i vehicle. The starter motor may have an extra bolt that could potentially fall into the transmission housing and cause an engine stall.

Consequence Summary:
An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the starter motor for the extra bolt, removing it if necessary. Dealers will also inspect the starter for damage, and check if the bolt has fallen into the transmission housing, replacing any damaged parts as necessary. All repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

2020 BMW X7

Report Date:
August 07, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V465000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 X5 sDrive 40i, X5 xDrive 40i and one X7 xDrive 40i vehicle. The starter motor may have an extra bolt that could potentially fall into the transmission housing and cause an engine stall.

Consequence Summary:
An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the starter motor for the extra bolt, removing it if necessary. Dealers will also inspect the starter for damage, and check if the bolt has fallen into the transmission housing, replacing any damaged parts as necessary. All repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

2020 BMW X7

Report Date:
January 30, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V052000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 X7 xDrive40i and X7 xDrive50i vehicles. The rear reflex reflectors may not reflect an adequate amount of light. 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 Summary:
An inadequate amount of reflected light will decrease the vehicle's visibility to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace both rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall began March 30, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

2020 BMW X7

Report Date:
September 27, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V684000
Component:
BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 540d, 2018-2020 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, M550i xDrive, M5, 530e, 530e xDrive, X3 sDrive, X3 xDrive, X3 M40i, X3 M, and 2019-2020 X4 xDrive, X4 M40i, X4 M, X7 xDrive, X7 M50i, 740Li, 740Li xDrive, 750Li, 750Li xDrive, 8 Series Convertible and Coupe 840i, 840i xDrive, M850i xDrive, X5 sDrive, X5 xDrive, X5 M50i, X6 xDrive, X6 M50i, 330i, 330i xDrive, M340i, M340i xDrive, Z4 sDrive, Z4 M40i, 740Le xDrive and 745Le xDrive, 2018-2019 640i xDrive Gran Turismo and Rolls-Royce Phantom, 2019 M850i xDrive Gran Coupe and Rolls-Royce Cullinan and 2020 Toyota Supra vehicles. The back-up camera and display settings can be adjusted such that the rear view image is no longer visible and the system will retain that setting the next time the vehicle is placed in reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Consequence Summary:
The lack of an image in the back-up camera display increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the back-up camera software, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or Rolls-Royce at 1-877-877-3735. Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371.

2020 BMW X7

Report Date:
August 28, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V631000
Component:
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X7 xDrive40i and X7 M50i vehicles. The steering rack pinion teeth may break under load, resulting in a loss of steering control.

Consequence Summary:
A loss of steering control increases risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering rack, free of charge. The recall began August 21, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.