What is the latest BMW recall?

What is the latest BMW recall?

BMW is recalling 180,000 first-generation (E8x) BMW 1 Series cars built between 2004 and 2011 in the UK over fears that an air conditioning fault could lead to a fire. The German car maker is in the process of writing to owners of 1 Series models altering them to the recall.

Do you pay for BMW recalls?

BMW says call BMW Emergency Services on 0800 777 109 and the car will be taken to a BMW retailer where the recall fix will be carried out free of charge.

Is BMW recall free?

**What does it cost to have recall work completed?** There is no charge for rectification of work directly associated to a recall. In addition to any recall work, we will complete a free 15 minutes vehicle health check on every vehicle. We may advise customers of any recommended actions this inspection identifies.

Why are BMW recalling cars?

BMW is recalling 180,000 cars in the UK over fears that a fault with their air conditioning could lead to a fire. The German car maker is in the process of writing to owners of 1 Series models altering them to the recall.

How can I tell if my BMW has a recall?

For general information regarding recalls, please call the BMW Recall Hotline at (800) 525-7417.

What is the problem with BMW cars?

Engine Cooling System A common issue many BMW owners face is their vehicle overheating. While there are a number of factors in your vehicle that can contribute to this issue, including a coolant leak or a faulty water pump, a certified automotive technician will be able to help you pinpoint the problem.

Can you buy BMW Extended Warranty later?

In most cases, you can get a BMW extended warranty any time before the standard factory warranty runs out. For many customers, that’s plenty of time to do research and shop for the best price. Clearly, waiting too long might be an issue and some companies might not be looking to offer an extended warranty.

Why are BMW so unreliable?

BMW can make extremely reliable cars and their inline 6 cylinder engines are second to none. They choose not to make reliable cars because they make more money on parts and maintenance than they do on the sale of the actual vehicle.

Will a BMW last 10 years?

The best age range in terms of having a low purchase cost and a reasonable life expectancy would be about 5 to 10 years old. Try to get one with a naturally asperated inline 6 cylinder engine – they last a long time. I’ve seen lots of BMWs go 200,000 miles.

How much does a BMW extended warranty cost?

BMW Extended Warranty Cost According to CARCHEX, if you purchase an extended warranty from BMW directly, it will likely cost you between $1,000 to $1,500 per year. BMW also charges a $50 deductible for any needed repairs.

Is BMW better than Mercedes?

While the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is one of the highest performing large luxury sedans on the road today, the overall winner when it comes to luxury performance is BMW. Any consumer looking for style and performance in the same convenient package should choose a vehicle produced by BMW.

Is BMW X7 safe?

The BMW X7 is largely unproven in the safety and reliability stakes, but owners should have little to worry about. The BMW X7 is too new to have featured in our 2020 Driver Power owner satisfaction survey, but BMW itself didn’t fare too well, finishing in a disappointing 27th place out of 30 manufacturers.

Why did my BMW catch fire?

BMW insists that car fires can result from a variety of external reasons “unrelated to product defects.” In 2017, a company spokesperson suggested several other potential causes of car fires, including a lack of maintenance, improper maintenance by unauthorised mechanics, aftermarket modifications, rodent nesting and …