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2004 BMW 5 SERIES RECALLS

2004 BMW 5 SERIES

Features & Specs

1

N/A
seats

2

N/A mpg city
N/A mpg hwy

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drivetrain

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N/A
horsepower

Reported Problems

8 Total Safety Recalls Found

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

  • Total cars affected: 585

  • NHTSA campaign: 12E029000

  • Date of the problem: 10/08/2012

This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

  • Total cars affected: 367682

  • NHTSA campaign: 12V126000

  • Date of the problem: 26/03/2012

OVERHEATING COULD LEAD TO A FIRE, EVEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS NOT IN USE. AS A PRECAUTION, OWNERS ARE ADVISED TO PARK OUTSIDE UNTIL THE REMEDY HAS BEEN MADE.

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

  • Total cars affected: 198352

  • NHTSA campaign: 10V446000

  • Date of the problem: 01/10/2010

POWER ASSIST BRAKING PERFORMANCE COULD BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED. IN EXTREME CASES THERE COULD BE A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER ASSIST BRAKING. AN UNEXPECTED REDUCTION OR LOSS IN POWER BRAKING ASSIST MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

  • Total cars affected: 200000

  • NHTSA campaign: 08V384000

  • Date of the problem: 05/08/2008

IN THIS SITUATION THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAGS WILL NOT DEPLOY EVEN IF A SUFFICIENTLY SEVERE ACCIDENT WOULD OCCUR AND OCCUPANT PROTECTION PROVIDED BY THE SYSTEM WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE.

STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

  • Total cars affected: 614

  • NHTSA campaign: 19E058000

  • Date of the problem: 28/08/2019

If the steering rod detaches from the steerable wheel knuckle, it can cause sudden loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

  • Total cars affected: 17905

  • NHTSA campaign: 04V575000

  • Date of the problem: 06/12/2004

IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE HEATING MAT IN THE BACKREST'S SIDE BOLSTER COULD OVERHEAT AND DAMAGE, OR MELT A SMALL HOLE IN, THIS AREA OF THE SEAT COVER. IF THIS HAPPENED, IT COULD LEAD TO AN OCCUPANT BEING BURNED.

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

  • Total cars affected: 4102

  • NHTSA campaign: 04V344000

  • Date of the problem: 14/07/2004

AS A RESULT, ENGINE STALLING WILL OCCUR AFTER A SHORT PERIOD OF OPERATION. THE VEHICLE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RESTART. ALSO, A LOSS OF POWER STEERING AND, AFTER REPEATED ACTUATION OF THE BRAKE PEDAL, A LOSS OF BRAKE POWER ASSIST WILL OCCUR. THESE CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • Total cars affected: 7532

  • NHTSA campaign: 04V303000

  • Date of the problem: 23/06/2004

IN THE EVENT OF A SEVERE FRONTAL CRASH, THE QUICK-RELEASE COUPLING COULD SEPARATE CAUSING FUEL LEAKAGE. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

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