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1994 BMW 540I RECALLS

1994 BMW 540I

Features & Specs

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N/A
seats

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N/A mpg city
N/A mpg hwy

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N/A
drivetrain

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N/A
horsepower

Reported Problems

4 Total Safety Recalls Found

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • Total cars affected: 410000

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V131000

  • Date of the problem: 19/08/1997

THIS COULD CAUSE THE THROTTLE VALVE TO REMAIN PARTIALLY OPEN. IT HIS WERE TO OCCUR, THE CAR MIGHT NOT DECELERATE AS EXPECTED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • Total cars affected: 340000

  • NHTSA campaign: 98V178000

  • Date of the problem: 04/08/1998

IF A CRACK WERE TO FORM OR A SEAM WERE TO SEPARATE IN THE HEATER CORE END PIECE, HOT COOLANT COULD SUDDENLY BE EXPELLED, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO A VEHICLE OCCUPANT.

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

  • Total cars affected: 180000

  • NHTSA campaign: 96V111000

  • Date of the problem: 01/07/1996

IF THIS HAPPENS, THE BRAKE LIGHTS EITHER WILL NOT OPERATE OR WILL BE CONTINUOUSLY ON, REGARDLESS OF BRAKE PEDAL POSITION. FOLLOWING DRIVERS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE VEHICLE IS STOPPING, INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • Total cars affected: 1400

  • NHTSA campaign: 94V017000

  • Date of the problem: 27/01/1994

CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THIS COULD ALLOW WINDOWS OR SUNROOFS TO BE CLOSED ON AN ARM OR NECK OF AN INDIVIDUAL WHEN THE REMOTE DEVICE OPERATOR IS NOT WITHIN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY.

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