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