2018 BMW 2-Series

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2018 BMW 2-Series Reliability Ratings

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2018 BMW 2-Series Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE Recall Date: 07/10/2018
  • Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 540d xDrive vehicles. The crankshaft sensor may be equipped with incorrect firmware, preventing the sensor from properly processing input from the crankshaft reluctor ring, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall. On September 12, 2018, BMW expanded the recall to a total of 5,309 vehicles including certain 2018-2019 BMW 540d xDrive, 230i M240i, M240i xDrive, X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, 330i, 330i xDrive, 340i, 340i xDrive, 330i xDrive Gran Turismo, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 530e, 530e xDrive, 640i xDrive Gran Turismo, 330e, 2019 430i Gran Coupe, 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, 740i, 740i xDrive, MINI Cooper, Cooper S, JCW, MINI Countryman (Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4), and MINI Clubman (Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, JCW All4) vehicles.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5309
  • Consequence: A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall began September 6, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 17, 2018 to JUN 06, 2018
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V465000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL Recall Date: 11/14/2017
  • Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2, and X3 xDrive 30i SAV vehicles. These vehicles may have an error in the software for the instrument panel, causing the display to not properly illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 3188
  • Consequence: If the display does not illuminate during start up or does not illuminate various control and warning symbols while driving, it can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster display software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 21, 2017 to OCT 16, 2017
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V719000

2018 BMW 2-Series Warranty

The 2018 BMW 2 Series comes with a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty.

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