BMW X3 2019: LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: STEERING ASSIST

Make : BMW Model : X3 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-04-26 - 2018-05-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V374000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-19 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-06 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-08
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: STEERING ASSIST
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 51
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain 2018-2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i, X3 sDrive30i, and X3 M40i vehicles equipped with the "Active Lane Keeping Assistant" option. The steering wheel may be incompatible with the lane keeping assistant function and may not detect if the driver's hands are off the wheel.
Consequence:
      If the sensors do not properly detect the driver's hands are off the wheel, the driver may not be alerted by one or more warning signals, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering wheel, replacing it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 19, 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.