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2018 BMW X3 RECALLS

2018 BMW X3

X3 (G01) generation is a 5 doors suv produced by BMW from 2017 to 2018 with diesel and petrol engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 5412 lbs with 1422 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • X3 20d (190 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X3 20i (184 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X3 25d (231 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X3 30d (265 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X3 30i (252 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X3 M40d (326 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X3 M40i (354 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X3 M40i (360 Hp) xDrive Steptronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

21-48 mpg city
31-64 mpg hwy

3

AWD
drivetrain

4

184-360
horsepower

Reported Problems

18 Total Safety Recalls Found

BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

  • Total cars affected: 257473

  • NHTSA campaign: 19V684000

  • Date of the problem: 27/09/2019

The lack of an image in the back-up camera display increases the risk of a crash.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

  • Total cars affected: 15

  • NHTSA campaign: 20V152000

  • Date of the problem: 18/03/2020

In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the air bag could damage the instrument panel and cause small pieces of the panel to strike the driver or other occupants, increasing the risk of injury.

LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: STEERING ASSIST

  • Total cars affected: 51

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V374000

  • Date of the problem: 06/06/2018

If the sensors do not properly detect the driver's hands are off the wheel, the driver may not be alerted by one or more warning signals, increasing the risk of a crash.

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

  • Total cars affected: 5594

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V453000

  • Date of the problem: 06/07/2018

A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

SEATS

  • Total cars affected: 20

  • NHTSA campaign: 19V563000

  • Date of the problem: 31/07/2019

In the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury if the seatback folds forward or rearward.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

  • Total cars affected: 3188

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V719000

  • Date of the problem: 15/11/2017

If the display does not illuminate during start up or does not illuminate various control and warning symbols while driving, it can increase the risk of a crash.

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

  • Total cars affected: 5

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V431000

  • Date of the problem: 21/06/2018

Turn signals that flash multiple colors may confuse other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

STRUCTURE:BODY

  • Total cars affected: 17008

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V154000

  • Date of the problem: 07/03/2018

If the spoiler detaches while driving, it can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0440/18

  • Date of the problem: 30/03/2018

It is possible that the screws for attaching the rear spoiler were not fitted. The spoiler could become detached at high speeds endangering following vehicles.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0656/18

  • Date of the problem: 11/05/2018

In case of deployment of the driver airbag module, the gas generator could burst. If the gas generator bursts, metal fragments could pass through the airbag cushion material.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 3

  • Rapex alert: A12/1525/18

  • Date of the problem: 19/10/2018

The coating of the rear brake caliper piston is defective and impacts the piston movement. This can lead to reduced brake performance, or the rear brake circuit could even fail. This increases the risk of an accident.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 3

  • Rapex alert: A12/0013/19

  • Date of the problem: 11/01/2019

The screw connection on the steering spindle may not have been sufficiently tightened. The screw connection may consequently detach, leading to a loss of steering.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/1218/19

  • Date of the problem: 09/08/2019

The screws for fastening the rear spoiler may not have been installed. As a result, the rear spoiler may detach in motion, endangering the following traffic.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/1370/19

  • Date of the problem: 20/09/2019

The front seatbacks may not have been welded according to specifications. As a result, they could fold forward or rearward, increasing the risk of an injury to the occupants.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 3

  • Rapex alert: A12/00068/19

  • Date of the problem: 10/01/2020

The press-in force of the counterbalance shaft’s bearing shells may not have met the specifications, which could cause the counterbalance shaft to become loose. As a result, the engine could be damaged and locked in motion, increasing the risk of an accident.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Injury

  • Rapex alert: A12/00608/20

  • Date of the problem: 24/04/2020

The screw connection from the passenger’s airbag to the instrument panel may not have been manufactured according to specifications.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Accident

  • Rapex alert: A12/01162/20

  • Date of the problem: //20200821

A vibration fatigue failure of the track rod may occur due to an exceptional bending load.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Injury

  • Rapex alert: A12/00600/21

  • Date of the problem: //20210507

A battery insert (crash pad) has not been fitted. As a result, the battery would not be adequately secured in the event of an accident, which could cause certain safety functions to become unavailable.

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