BMW X5 2019: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : BMW Model : X5 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-09-06 - 2018-10-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V732000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-11-02 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-17 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-22
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i vehicles. The capacitors within the Body Domain Controller "BDC" may short circuit and overheat.
Consequence:
      If the BDC short circuits, other nearby components may also overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      All affected vehicles remain on dealer lots, therefore owner letters will not be mailed. BMW dealers will replace the BDC control unit, free of charge. The recall began on October 17, 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.