2016 BMW M3 Recalls

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Campaign Number: 

16V653000

Report Date: 

September 8, 2016

Components: 

STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Vehicles Affected: 

72

Summary: 

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 M3 Sedan vehicles manufactured May 30, 2015, to September 2, 2015, 2016 M4 Coupe vehicles manufactured July 3, 2015, to September 11, 2015, and 2015-2016 M4 Convertible vehicles manufactured May 29, 2015, to August 4, 2015. The affected vehicles have a driveshaft with a slip-joint that may not have been filled with grease. As a result, the slip-joint may fail over time.

Consequence Summary: 

Loose rear sub-frame bolts may adversely affect vehicle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary: 

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear sub-frame bolts with new bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 24, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Manufacture Dates: 

May 29, 2015 to September 1, 2015

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