Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 BMW 4 Series; 2019-22 BMW X5; 2020-22 BMW X6; 2019-23 BMW X7, ALPINA XB7
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 61,221
Report Date: April 20, 2022
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2022 4 Series Gran Coupe (430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive); 2019-2022 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M; 2021-2022 X5 xdrive45e; 2020-2022 X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 xDrive50i, X6M and 2019-2023 X7 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive50i, X7 M50i, X7 xDrive60i, X7 M60i, X7M, Alpina XB7 vehicles. The roof function control unit may be programmed incorrectly, allowing the sunroof to close without the key fob present inside the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 118, “Power-Operated Window Systems.” A sunroof that closes without the key fob present inside the vehicle can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will reprogram the roof function control unit, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 13, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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