BMW 530I 2018: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : BMW Model : 530I Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-05-18 - 2018-06-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V465000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-09-06 Date Received by ODI: 2018-07-11 Date Added to Database: 2018-07-17
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5309
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain 2018 BMW 540d xDrive vehicles. The crankshaft sensor may be equipped with incorrect firmware, preventing the sensor from properly processing input from the crankshaft reluctor ring, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall. On September 12, 2018, BMW expanded the recall to a total of 5,309 vehicles including certain 2018-2019 BMW 540d xDrive, 230i M240i, M240i xDrive, X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, 330i, 330i xDrive, 340i, 340i xDrive, 330i xDrive Gran Turismo, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 530e, 530e xDrive, 640i xDrive Gran Turismo, 330e, 2019 430i Gran Coupe, 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, 740i, 740i xDrive, MINI Cooper, Cooper S, JCW, MINI Countryman "Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4", and MINI Clubman "Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, JCW All4" vehicles.
Consequence:
      A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall began September 6, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.