BMW X5 2018: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Make : BMW Model : X5 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-02-18 - 2018-04-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V652000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-02-22 Date Received by ODI: 2018-09-20 Date Added to Database: 2018-09-26
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3501
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain 2018 BMW 330e iPerformance, i3 Rex, i3 Sport Rex, X5 xDrive40e, i3 BEV, i3 Sport BEV and 2019 i8 and i8 Roadster vehicles and 2018-2019 530e iPerformance, 530e xDrive iPerformance and 740Le xDrive iPerformance vehicles. Capacitors within the TurboCord Portable Chargers may fail, possibly resulting in a shock hazard or a fire.
Consequence:
      An electrical shock or a fire can increase the risk of injury or death.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the charging cable, and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 22, 2019. 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.