BMW RECALL – 2016 X5

December 21, 2016 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 16V919000

Loose Ground Cable may cause Shift to Neutral

If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V919000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 8

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 X5 xDrive40e vehicles manufactured July 29, 2015, to September 9, 2015. The affected vehicles have a Digital Motor Electronic (DME) control unit that may have a loose electrical ground cable, possibly causing an under-voltage condition which would result in the transmission shifting to neutral.

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the ground cable, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
BMW X5 2016

 



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