BMW M2 2011: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : BMW Model : M2 Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-04-12 - 2010-07-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V360000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-10-03 Date Received by ODI: 2010-08-02 Date Added to Database: 2010-08-04
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-583
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16
Summary:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 BUSINESS CLASS M2 106V TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 12, 2010 THROUGH JULY 16, 2010, FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE TRUCKS MAY HAVE HEADLIGHTS WHICH MEASURE GREATER THAN 54" FROM THE ROAD SURFACE.
Consequence:
      IMPROPER HEIGHT OF HEADLIGHTS MAY NOT FULLY ILLUMINATE ROAD SURFACE OR MAY INHIBIT THE ABILITY OF MOTORIST TO SEE VEHICLES INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS SUBMITTED SUPPLEMENTAL DEFECT INFORMATION TO AMEND THE EXPECTED OWNER NOTIFICATION DATE FOR THIS RECALL. THE TRYOUT OF THE NEW PARTS REQUIRED FOR THIS REPAIR WAS RECENTLY CONDUCTED AND THE ASSEMBLY WAS DEEMED UNACCEPTABLE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 3, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS SAFETY RECALL NO. FL-583.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .