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1995 BMW 740
7 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 1995 BMW 740
Official recalls have been issued for the 1995 BMW 740 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local BMW service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call BMW customer service.
1995 BMW 740 STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION, STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION NHTSA Campaign #10E021000
Summary: Fcp groton is recalling certain steering center drag links, P/N 32 21 1 096 057, sold from December 1, 2009 through April 9, 2010 as replacement equipment for model year 1995 through 2001 BMW 740I, 740il, and 750il passenger vehicles. The shaft of the steering center tie rod may shear off.
Consequence: This condition would result, without warning, in immediate and complete loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in serious injury or death.
Actions: Fcp groton will notify owners and the tie rod will be replaced free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about June 1, 2010. Owners may contact fcp groton toll-free at 1-877-634-0063. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10E021000 »
1995 BMW 740 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #09E025000
Summary: Dope, Inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.
Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.
Actions: Dope, Inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on July 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E025000 »
1995 BMW 740 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #98V178000
Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. A malfunction or failure of a coolant system component, such as a thermostat, water pump, or fan belt, can result in significantly increased coolant temperature and system pressure. If the indications of a critical overheating condition is not noticed by the driver, it is possible that damage to, or failure of, a coolant system component could occur.
Consequence: If a crack were to form or a seam were to separate in the heater core end piece, hot coolant could suddenly be expelled, increasing the risk of personal injury to a vehicle occupant.
Actions: Dealers will install a new design radiator cap to control pressure and provide greater coolant overflow in the event of overheating. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V178000 »
1995 BMW 740 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS, SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS NHTSA Campaign #97V140000
Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. Road grit and gravel associated with winter road conditions can penetrate the rubber of the lower front spring mounts and accumulate in the mounts causing notches or pits to develop. These notches can develop cracks resulting in breakage of a bottom coil of the spring.
Consequence: The vehicle's ride height could be affected causing noise while the vehicle is driven. The vehicle's dynamic stability can be affected reducing the driver's ability to maintain control of the vehicle.
Actions: Dealers will replace both front springs and lower spring mounts. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V140000 »
1995 BMW 740 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #97V131000
Summary: The cruise control and throttle cables are attached to the same throttle valve actuating lever at the throttle housing. It is possible that the plastic bushing on either cable could break due to environmental influences coupled with vibration. If the bushing breaks, the outer cable housing can separate from the bushing. In this case, during application of the throttle pedal without cruise control being engaged, the outer tube could catch on the edge of the broken bushing.
Consequence: This could cause the throttle valve to remain partially open. It his were to occur, the car might not decelerate as expected increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Actions: Dealers will install a spring steel clip on the outer tube of each cable in the area of the adjusting screw and plastic bushing. The clip is designed to prevent the outer tube from dislodging from the bushing. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V131000 »
1995 BMW 740 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS, FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #95V238000
Summary: Fuel seepage can occur between a hose and the metal fuel line on either end of the hose resulting in fuel odor.
Consequence: Fuel leakage could potentially result in a vehicle fire.
Actions: Dealers will replace the two fuel hoses, four metal fuel lines and associated clamps. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95V238000 »
1995 BMW 740 SUSPENSION:REAR, SUSPENSION:REAR NHTSA Campaign #95V192000
Summary: The lower suspension arm mounting eye on the right side rear axle hub carrier was produced with a casting flaw.
Consequence: It is possible that the right side rear axle carrier eye could crack and break while driving causing a loss of control and increasing the potential for a vehicle accident.
Actions: Dealers will inspect the vehicles for a casting flaw in the right side rear axle carrier and if found, replace the carrier. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95V192000 »