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BMW 4 Series – Common problems

Common problems for the BMW 4 Series

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the BMW 4 Series, for which BMW has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your BMW 4 Series. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your BMW 4 Series have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.


Latest 4 Series Issues in the EU

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5 July 2019

The knee airbags may be defective. This could lead to inadequate inflation of the knee airbags in the event of an … .

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27 August 2017

The bolt on the outside of the seat mechanism of both front seats may not have been properly secured. If the … .

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20 January 2017

The side, head and knee protection airbags of the front passenger seat may not work. This could increase the risk of … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest 4 Series Issues in the UK

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