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2016-20 BMW X3, X4, 5 Series recalled

BMW Australia has recalled three models to fix a problem that could make the engine cut out.

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Scott Collie
Scott Collie
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BMW Australia has recalled the 2016-20 X3 and X4 SUVs, and the 5 Series sedan and wagon.

According to the company, “A software update issue may lead to an engine failure whilst driving and a red Check Control message ‘Drive faulty’ may also appear”.

“A sudden loss of engine power increases the risk of an accident and injury or death to vehicle occupants and/or other road users.”

  • A total of 107 vehicles are included in the recall
  • The original recall notice is attached here
  • A VIN list of affected vehicles is attached here

BMW Australia says owners of affected vehicles can contact their local dealership to organise a free fix.

MORE: Everything BMW X3
MORE: Everything BMW X4
MORE: Everything BMW 5 Series

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Scott Collie
Scott Collie

Scott Collie is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Scott studied journalism at RMIT University and, after a lifelong obsession with everything automotive, started covering the car industry shortly afterwards. He has a passion for travel, and is an avid Melbourne Demons supporter.

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