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Old 10-05-2012, 01:57 PM
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The official recall has been posted but the NHTSA. Has anyone heard anything from BMW?

NHTSA Recall Campaign Number 12V475000
Vehicle Make / Model / Year
BMW / M5 / 2013
BMW / M6 / 2013

Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC - Report Receipt Date: SEP 28, 2012

Potential Number of Units Affected: 696

BMW is recalling certain model year 2013 M5, M6 Coupe, and M6 Convertible vehicles, manufactured from July 19, 2012, through September 11, 2012. Due to a manufacturing process error, the tolerance between the engine oil pump's drive shaft and the pump's rotor was not within specification. As a result, the pump's driveshaft could separate from the rotor.

Separation of the pump's driveshaft from the rotor could lead to a sudden loss of oil pressure causing the possibility of complete engine failure, resulting in an engine stall-like condition, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil pump, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during October 2012. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

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