BMW Group Australia Ltd - BMW M5, M8

recall information

Recall number
PRA number
Campaign number
00 12 1505 00
Original published date

make and model information

M5, M8
Affected units

Identifying features

See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

Due to an incorrectly routed section of the wiring harness, the transmission wiring harness may short circuit and shift the transmission into the neutral gear.

What are the hazards?

The vehicle may suddenly stop and lose power to the wheels, causing the transmission to enter the emergency program and engage the parking lock when the vehicle is restarted. This may lead to an increased risk of accident and injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Group Australia dealer, or call the BMW Group Customer Interaction Centre on 1800 813 299 to arrange for a repair.

Consumers can contact BMW Group Australia via their website

Additionally, consumers can go to the BMW Group Australia website and, using their vehicle's VIN or chassis number, check to see if their vehicle has an outstanding technical action, or an outstanding safety recall:
Supplier details
BMW Group Australia Ltd

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact website

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product type