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2009 BMW 7-Series Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELSRecall Date: 01/29/2010
  • Summary: BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 7-SERIES AND MODEL YEAR 2010 550i GRAND TURISMO VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110 "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLE'S ARE EQUIPPED WITH A TIRE PRESSURE LABEL INDICATING THAT THE VEHICLE'S SEATING CAPACITY IS FIVE (5) PASSENGERS. THE ACTUAL SEATING CAPACITY IS FOUR (4) PASSENGERS. THE TIRE SIZE, TIRE PRESSURE, AND VEHICLE CAPACITY WEIGHT ON THE LABEL ARE CORRECT.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1040
  • Consequence: THE TIRE LABEL DOES NOT CONFORM TO FMVSS 110.
  • Remedy: BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND AUTHORIZED BMW DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TIRE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
  • Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 10V047000

Reliability

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Warranty

BMW protects 7-Series buyers through its Ultimate Service agreement -- a comprehensive four-year/50,000-mile warranty that includes all scheduled maintenance at no cost for the same period. Roadside assistance is complimentary for the warranty period as well.

 

Warranty information last updated: 10/5/09

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