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2018 BMW X1 Recall - Campaign #19V074000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2018 BMW X1 RECALL - #19V074000

RECALL FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING : TAIL LIGHTS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles. Contaminated hardware may cause the attachment brackets of the taillight housings to crack, causing the lights to loosen or possibly detach from the vehicle.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2018 BMW X1
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Manufactured between 10/5/2018 - 1/18/2019
Recalled on 2/8/2019
Influenced by BMW of North America, LLC
Owners Notified on 3/28/2019
# Affected 5,920
Recalled for EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
 
Description BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles. Contaminated hardware may cause the attachment brackets of the taillight housings to crack, causing the lights to loosen or possibly detach from the vehicle.
Consequences If a taillight detaches from the vehicle, it would no longer provide the required lighting to following traffic, or it may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action BMW will notify owners, and dealers will properly secure the taillights, free of charge. The recall began March 28, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
See also 2018 BMW X1 Recall for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ENGINE

2018 BMW X1 Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, ROOF AND PILLARS
Technical Service Bulletins May 14, 2018 - 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ENTRY EVO HEAD UNIT WILL NOT PLAY MP3 FORMATTED CD's: Data CD+s (encoded as MP3+s) can NOT be played.

May 07, 2018 - 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
ROUGH RUNNING AND VARIOUS VANOS FAULTS STORED: The check engine light is illuminated and the vehicle may run rough at idle and while driving.

May 07, 2018 - 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
VEHICLES WITH ENTRY NAVIGATION MAP 2017-2 ABORT PROGRAMMING: While installing the 2017-2 Europe and North America maps update with ISTA 4 software older than 4.08.3x, the installation aborts before finishing.

May 07, 2018 - 120000 LIGHTING (PWS)
HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

May 07, 2018 - 121100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES HAVE VISIBLE INTERNAL MOISTURE/CONDENSATION: Water on the inside (A) or misting (B) of both headlight lenses that is visible from outside.

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