The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0561/12

Product:  Passenger cars:- 5er Limousine- 5er touring- M5 Limousine- M5 touring- 6er Coupe- 6er Convertible- M6 Coupe- M6 Convertible

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: BMW

Type / number of model:  5er Limousine, E60 from 03/2003 till 09/2010 5er touring, E61 from 03/2004 till 05/2010 M5 Limousine, E60 from 02/2005 till 12/2009 M5 touring, E61 from 02/2007 till 04/2010 6er Coupe, E63 from 09/2003 till 07/2010 6er Convertible, E64 from 12/2003 till 07/2010 M6 Coupe, E63 from 03/2005 till 07/2010 M6 Convertible, E64 from 09/2006 till 07/2010

Risk type: Injuries
The screw connection of the battery positive cable in the luggage compartment may come loose. As a result, there may be fluctuations in the vehicle electrical system, causing malfunctions in various different systems and even leading to the engine not starting.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer (By: Other)

Description:  Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Portugal

Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Hungary, Greece, United Kingdom, Slovenia, Lithuania, Iceland