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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 20V185000
Mfg's Report Date: MAR 25, 2020
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8536


Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2016 328d xDrive sedans and 2013-2015 328d xDrive station wagon vehicles. The constant-velocity joint which transfers power between the transfer case and the rear drive shaft, may become damaged, possibly resulting in loss of power to the rear wheels.

Consequence:
A loss of power to the rear wheels can affect vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the vehicle is parked after a loss of power to the rear wheels and the parking brake is not engaged, unintended rollaway can occur, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the constant-velocity joint and inspect the transfer case, replacing it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 18, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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