BMW is recalling 452 vehicles across its 5 Series, i5, 7 Series and i7 lines due to an issue with the steering.
“Due to a manufacturing defect, the steering wheel earth wire may become loose,” the company says in its recall notice.
“If this occurs, the driving assist functions such as hands-off the steering wheel warning or emergency stop may not activate as intended.
“If the safety features do not activate as intended, it could increase the risk of injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users.”
- The recall affects 452 examples of the 520i, i5, 740i and i7 from 2022 to 2023
- The VIN list is attached here
- The original recall notice is attached here
If you own an affected vehicle, you’ll need to schedule an appointment at an authorised BMW dealer to have the steering wheel earth wire checked and, if required, rectified free of charge.
If you have any further questions, you can contact BMW’s recall hotline on 1800 243 675.