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NHTSA Recall 11V476000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Agency:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Vehicles:  BMW 328i, BMW 335i

NHTSA Recall 11V476000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V476000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     BMW / 328I 	    	2011
     BMW / 335I 	    	2011
Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC 	Mfr's Report Date: SEP 15, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V476000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 190
Summary:
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 328I XDRIVE AND 335I XDRIVE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2011, THROUGH JULY 29, 2011. THE FRONT DRIVESHAFT ATTACHMENT BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION. IF THE BOLTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION, THEY MAY BECOME LOOSE.
Consequence:
IF THE BOLTS LOOSEN, IT COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF POWER TO THE FRONT WHEELS AND ULTIMATELY A VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT DRIVESHAFT ATTACHMENT BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES AT 1-800-525-7417.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
15 September 2011Delivery Stop - 2011 328i xDrive Sedan, 335i xDrive Sedan * Expanded Chassis Number List *
BMW
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 17KB - 3 pages
15 September 2011Recall Campaign, Front Driveshaft Bolts, 2011 BMW 328i xDrive/335i xDrive
From: Jan Urbahn, BMW Group
To: Claude Harris, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 133KB - 3 pages
20 September 2011Front Driveshaft Bolts
From: Ric Willard, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: Jan Urbahn, BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 26KB - 3 pages
October 2011Recall Campaign 11V-476: Replace Front Driveshaft Screws
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 133KB - 3 pages
October 2011Recall Campaign No. 11V-476: Front Driveshaft Bolts
BMW
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 105KB - 3 pages
27 January 2012Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Martin Rapaport, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW AG)
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 38KB - 1 page
30 April 2012Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW AG)
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 38KB - 1 page
30 July 2012Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Martin Rapaport, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW AG)
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 38KB - 1 page
30 October 2012Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Martin Rapaport, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW AG)
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 38KB - 1 page
30 April 2013Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW AG)
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 38KB - 1 page
30 January 2013Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Martin Rapaport, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW AG)
NHTSA Recall 11V476000

PDF
- 38KB - 1 page


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