make and model information
1 series, 3 series, 5 series, X3, X5, Z4
Certain variants only. As per VIN list.
2009 - 2012
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
What are the defects?
The bolts connecting the variable camshaft timing unit to the engine may break. This may activate the limp home mode safety feature and potentially cause the engine warning light to illuminate and the vehicle to lose motive power.
What are the hazards?
A loss of motive power while driving increases the risk of an accident, causing serious injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users.
B M W AUSTRALIA LTD.
Who should owners/operators contact for more information?
BMW Australia’s Recall Hotline
1800 243 675
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.