BMW 7 Series (2017)

Production: 16. 5. - 20. 5. 2017 | Problems / tags:   

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Problem Description

Owing to a defect in the ball head of the brake pedal, the brake lights may be permanently activated, even during driving, without any error warning being shown. This might have an impact on road users following the vehicle.

The recall concerns vehicles manufactured between 16 May 2017 and 20 May 2017.

Source: Alert 27/2017 A12/0882/17

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What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, the motor industry standards body Motor Codes offers a Vehicle Safety Recall search. By using this, any recalls that are active for your car can be identified. To use this facility, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a long code number that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

If it’s confirmed there’s an active recall for your car, you should make contact with a BMW dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using the vehicle registration number.

Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - BMW
Published by RAPEX 7. 7. 2017
Keywords   
Risk Accident
Make
Model
Type Sedan
Production period 16. 5. - 20. 5. 2017
Type/number of model types: G5L, G5K, 7L
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in EU
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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