BMW is Recalling certain 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li, and B7 Alpina vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 26, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Doors May Not Fully Latch

The door may unexpectedly open due to road or driving conditions or occupant contact with the door. The sudden opening may result in occupant ejection or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V328000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 45,484

Make Model Model Year(s)
BMW 745I 2005 – 2008
BMW 745LI 2005 – 2008
BMW 750I 2005 – 2008
BMW 750LI 2005 – 2008
BMW 760I 2005 – 2006
BMW 760LI 2005 – 2008
BMW B7 ALPINA 2005 – 2008

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2005-2008 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li, and B7 Alpina vehicles equipped with both the Comfort Access and Soft Close Automatic options. In these vehicles, the doors may appear to be closed and latched, but, in fact, may inadvertently open.

Remedy: The manufacturer has not yet provided a remedy for this recall. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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