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

Alert number: A12/01162/20

Product:  Passenger car

Name: 3, Z4, X3M, X4M

Company recall code:  0032140300
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 August 2018 and 1 August 2019.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: BMW

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1947, e1*2007/46*1949, e1*2007/46*1988, Types: G3L, G4Z, F34XM

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Injuries
A vibration fatigue failure of the track rod may occur due to to an exceptional bending load. Such a failure would lead to a loss of wheel control on one side of the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident. /

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)


Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia