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2011 BMW X5 RECALLS

2011 BMW X5

X5 M (E70) generation is a 5 doors suv produced by BMW from 2010 to 2013 with diesel and petrol engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 6404 lbs with 1323 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • X5 30d (245 Hp) xDrive Automatic
  • X5 35i (306 Hp) xDrive Automatic
  • X5 40d (306 Hp) xDrive Automatic
  • X5 50i (407 Hp) xDrive Automatic
  • X5 4.4 (555 Hp) xDrive Automatic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

12-27 mpg city
22-35 mpg hwy

3

AWD
drivetrain

4

245-555
horsepower

Reported Problems

14 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 59965

  • NHTSA campaign: 20V017000

  • Date of the problem: 15/01/2020

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 83016

  • NHTSA campaign: 19V017000

  • Date of the problem: 14/01/2019

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

  • Total cars affected: 121909

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V138000

  • Date of the problem: 02/03/2017

If the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. Additionally, continued driving of the vehicle with a broken front universal joint may damage other components. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • Total cars affected: 33214

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V336000

  • Date of the problem: 23/05/2018

If the idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 41808

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V030000

  • Date of the problem: 09/01/2018

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • Total cars affected: 136188

  • NHTSA campaign: 16V746000

  • Date of the problem: 17/10/2016

The loose wires may cause the connector to melt, resulting in a fuel leak. Additionally, the fuel pump may stop working, possibly causing an engine stall and increase the risk of a crash.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

  • Total cars affected: 47806

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V248000

  • Date of the problem: 18/04/2018

If the circuit board were to overheat, it can increase the risk of a fire.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 4007

  • NHTSA campaign: 20V016000

  • Date of the problem: 15/01/2020

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

  • Total cars affected: 740561

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V683000

  • Date of the problem: 30/10/2017

An electrical short can cause the parts within the PCV valve to melt, increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

  • Total cars affected: 32084

  • NHTSA campaign: 11V521000

  • Date of the problem: 20/10/2011

THIS COULD LEAD TO A SMOLDERING OF THE PUMP OR AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT OR VEHICLE FIRE.

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

  • Total cars affected: 21493

  • NHTSA campaign: 16V311000

  • Date of the problem: 17/05/2016

If the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. Additionally, continued driving of the vehicle with a broken front universal joint may damage other components. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 97738

  • NHTSA campaign: 16V364000

  • Date of the problem: 26/05/2016

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • Total cars affected: 296

  • NHTSA campaign: 10V233000

  • Date of the problem: 02/06/2010

IMPROPER TIRE INFLATION CAN RESULT IN PREMATURE TIRE FAILURE OR REDUCED VEHICLE HANDLING PERFORMANCE, EITHER OF WHICH CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/1587/16

  • Date of the problem: 09/12/2016

The control unit of the electronic power steering may have been incorrectly manufactured. This may cause a fire even when the vehicle is parked. Furthermore, steering assistance might fail while driving.

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