2014 BMW 3-Series Hybrid Reliability Ratings

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2014 BMW 3-Series Hybrid Recalls

There have been 5 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE) Recall Date: 10/24/2018
  • Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2018 BMW 328d and 328d xDrive, 2014-2018 328d Sports Wagon and 328d xDrive Sports Wagon, 2014-2016 535d and 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d SAV and 2014-2017 X5 xDrive35d SAV vehicles equipped with an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) module with an integrated cooler. If the EGR cooler leaks internally, the coolant can mix with diesel engine soot. The high EGR temperatures may result in these particles possibly smoldering and melting the intake manifold.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 44368
  • Consequence: The melting intake manifold can increase the risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the EGR cooler as necessary. If a leak has already occurred, the engine intake manifold will also be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 17, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 11, 2012 to JUN 28, 2017
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V755000
EXTERIOR LIGHTING Recall Date: 08/16/2015
  • Summary: BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, and ActiveHybrid3 vehicles manufactured October 20, 2011, to June 22, 2015, 2014-2015 328xi Sports Wagon vehicles manufactured March 21, 2013, to March 17, 2015, 2014-2015 328d, 328xd vehicles manufactured June 28, 2013, to April 21, 2015, and 2014-2015 328xd Sports Wagon vehicles manufactured July 5, 2013, to April 21, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been programmed with new software that inadvertently makes the front side marker lights inoperative in conjunction with the parking lights or the headlights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 7727
  • Consequence: If the side marker lights do not illuminate, the vehicle may be less visible at night, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will upload revised software to correct the issue, free of charge. The recall began on October 7, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or by email at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
  • Dates of Manufacture: OCT 19, 2011 to JUN 23, 2015
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V520000
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP Recall Date: 03/30/2015
  • Summary: BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 228i Coupe, M235i Coupe, 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, ActiveHybrid 3, 328xi Sports Wagon, 428i Coupe, 428xi Coupe, 435i Coupe, 435xi Coupe, 428i Convertible, 428xi Convertible, 435i Convertible, 328xi Gran Turismo, 335xi Gran Turismo, and 2015 428i Gran Coupe, 428xi Gran Coupe, and 435i Gran Coupe vehicles. Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 18054
  • Consequence: If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. Owners were mailed interim notices on May 28, 2015. The recall began on July 6, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V189000
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM Recall Date: 10/06/2014
  • Summary: BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon, 2012-2014 BMW 320i Sedan, 328i Sedan, 320i xDrive Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan, 2012-2013 BMW 528i Sedan, 528i xDrive Sedan, 2013-2014 BMW X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle, 2013-2014 BMW X3 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle, 2012-2014 BMW Z4 sDrive28i Roadster, and 2014 BMW 428i Coupe, and 428i xDrive Coupe. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 13V-454.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 8988
  • Consequence: A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install a locking ring in the camshaft to retain the camshaft seal disk in the proper location, free of charge. The recall began on December 2, 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 28, 2013 to MAY 16, 2013
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V627000
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM Recall Date: 09/25/2013
  • Summary: BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xDrive, and 328i xDrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xDrive Sports Wagons; model year 2012-2013 528i and 528i xDrive sedans, model year 2013-2014 X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles and model year 2012-2014 Z4 sDrive28i roadsters. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 76191
  • Consequence: A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the vehicles to prevent insufficient vacuum pump lubrication, free of charge. The safety recall began on January 31, 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
  • Dates of Manufacture: APR 30, 2012 to AUG 30, 2013
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V454000

2014 BMW 3-Series Hybrid Warranty

Warranty information last updated: 9/29/17

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