BMW is Recalling certain 2013-2014 5 Series vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 11, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Rear Reflex Reflectors/FMVSS 108

The vehicle may be less visible to other vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V188000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 13,981

Make Model Model Year(s)
BMW 525D XDRIVE 2014
BMW 528I 2013 – 2014
BMW 528XI 2013 – 2014
BMW 535I 2013 – 2014
BMW 535XI 2013 – 2014
BMW 550I 2013 – 2014
BMW 550XI 2013 – 2014
BMW ACTIVEHYBRID 5 2013
BMW M5 2013 – 2014

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, and M5 vehicles, 2013 ActiveHybrid 5 vehicles and 2014 525d xDrive vehicles. The rear reflex reflectors may not reflect enough light. As such, the vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 24, 2017. 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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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