2019 BMW 3-Series

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2019 BMW 3-Series Reliability Ratings

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2019 BMW 3-Series Recalls

There have been 4 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER Recall Date: 12/19/2019
  • Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 330i and 330i xDrive vehicles. The outboard rear seat belt pretensioners may not lock as intended during a crash.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 135
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash, if the seat belt pretensioners fail to lock, there is an increased risk of injury.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear seat belts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 10, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer at 1-800-525-7417.
  • Dates of Manufacture: APR 10, 2019 to DEC 04, 2019
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V912000
ENGINE Recall Date: 10/14/2019
  • Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 330i, 330i xDrive, and 2019 Z4 vehicles. The needle roller bearings of the counterbalance shafts may have been improperly installed, potentially causing the counterbalance shaft to loosen.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 217
  • Consequence: If the counterbalance shaft loosens, severe engine damage could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine, free of charge. The recall began December 13, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • Dates of Manufacture: NOV 21, 2018 to SEP 25, 2019
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V732000
BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA Recall Date: 09/26/2019
  • Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 540d, 2018-2020 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, M550i xDrive, M5, 530e, 530e xDrive, X3 sDrive, X3 xDrive, X3 M40i, X3 M, and 2019-2020 X4 xDrive, X4 M40i, X4 M, X7 xDrive, X7 M50i, 740Li, 740Li xDrive, 750Li, 750Li xDrive, 8 Series Convertible and Coupe 840i, 840i xDrive, M850i xDrive, X5 sDrive, X5 xDrive, X5 M50i, X6 xDrive, X6 M50i, 330i, 330i xDrive, M340i, M340i xDrive, Z4 sDrive, Z4 M40i, 740Le xDrive and 745Le xDrive, 2018-2019 640i xDrive Gran Turismo and Rolls-Royce Phantom, 2019 M850i xDrive Gran Coupe and Rolls-Royce Cullinan and 2020 Toyota Supra vehicles. The back-up camera and display settings can be adjusted such that the rear view image is no longer visible and the system will retain that setting the next time the vehicle is placed in reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 257473
  • Consequence: The lack of an image in the back-up camera display increases the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the back-up camera software, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or Rolls-Royce at 1-877-877-3735. Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 13, 2018 to AUG 05, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: Toyota: 19TA19
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V684000
AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER Recall Date: 05/08/2019
  • Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2 Competition Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, and 2019 330i xDrive Sportswagon vehicles. The driver and passenger knee air bag assemblies may have been improperly folded and assembled.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5079
  • Consequence: An improperly folded and assembled air bag may not deploy as intended, increasing risk of injury.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the knee air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began July 8, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 19, 2019 to MAY 01, 2019
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V352000

2019 BMW 3-Series Warranty

The BMW 3 Series comes with a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty.

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