make and model information
2012 - 2013
What are the defects?
Load cycle shifts occurring when the vehicle is on the move causes pressure spikes in the engine oil at the shaft seal and these pressures can force the shaft seal out of its seat. Engine oil can then escape into the rear wheel swing arm and can make its way onto the rear tyre.
What are the hazards?
If the output seal ring is pushed out of its proper position, oil may leak from the transmission onto the rear tyre, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW Australia Ltd.
Who should owners/operators contact for more information?
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.