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Published on 26. 12. 2020
Due to defective welding, the push bars on the front axle beam may become detached. Moreover, a failure of the welding quality may result in a crack of the bearing bracket.
This could lead to loss of wheel control, increasing the risk of an accident.
The BMW X7 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 29 May and 27 October 2020.
BMW recall code: 0031020200, 0031030200
Source: Rapex Alert 52/2020 A12/01855/20
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What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a BMW dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
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.
Check the vehicle
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.