Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022-23 BMW iX, i4
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 6,930
Report Date: July 7, 2022
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2022-2023 iX xDrive40, iX xDrive50, iX M60, 2022 i4 eDrive40, and i4 M50 vehicles equipped with hybrid electric powertrains. While in Valet Parking Mode, the Central Information Display (CID) may not display critical safety information, such as warning messages and/or warning lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, “Control and Displays.” A display that does not show critical information, such as warning messages and/or warning lights, can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the display’s head unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 29, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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