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2012 BMW X6 RECALLS

2012 BMW X6

X6 M (E71 facelift 2012) generation is a 5 doors suv produced by BMW from 2012 to 2014 with diesel and petrol engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 6404 lbs with 1157 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • X6 30d (245 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X6 35i (306 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X6 40d (306 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X6 50i (407 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X6 30d (245 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X6 35i (306 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X6 40d (306 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X6 50i (407 Hp) xDrive Steptronic
  • X6 M50d (381 Hp) Automatic
  • X6 4.4 (555 Hp) Automatic
  • X6 4.4 V8 (560 Hp) Steptronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

12-27 mpg city
22-35 mpg hwy

3

AWD, RWD
drivetrain

4

245-560
horsepower

Reported Problems

8 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.

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.

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.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 48951

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V020000

  • Date of the problem: 10/01/2017

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

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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