Recall List for the 2004 BMW 760

Official recalls have been issued for the 2004 BMW 760 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.

  1. 2004 BMW 760 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM NHTSA Campaign #10V446000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 198,352

    Summary: BMW is recalling certain model year 2004-2010 5-series, 6-series, and model year 2002-2008 7-series vehicles. A check valve of the brake vacuum pump may leak a small amount of lubricating oil. Over time this could result in contamination of the brake booster.

    Consequence: Power assist braking performance could be adversely affected. In extreme cases there could be a complete loss of power assist braking. An unexpected reduction or loss in power braking assist may increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: BMW will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on November 24, 2010. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V446000 »

  2. 2004 BMW 760 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER NHTSA Campaign #04V575000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 17,905

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles equipped with front seat heating systems, upon entering and exiting the vehicle, excessive contact with the side bolster that is contained in the seat's backrest may damage the heating mat located in this area. If such damage were to occur, with the system turned on, the vehicle occupant may feel excessive heat from this area.

    Consequence: It is possible that the heating mat in the backrest's side bolster could overheat and damage, or melt a small hole in, this area of the seat cover. If this happened, it could lead to an occupant being burned.

    Actions: Dealers will modify the seat heating circuit. The recall is expected to begin during December 2004. Owners should contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V575000 »

  3. 2004 BMW 760 SEATS NHTSA Campaign #04V379000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,940

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the software programming of the driver's seat occupant detection system (ods) may not be able to reliably determine if the driver's seat is occupied.

    Consequence: In certain crash conditions, the driver's front air bag, head protection system, safety belt pretensioner, and knee air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury to a seat occupant.

    Actions: Dealers will reprogram the software for the driver's seat occupant detection system. The recall began October 13, 2004. Owners should contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V379000 »

  4. 2004 BMW 760 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) NHTSA Campaign #04V344000

    • Date Announced: JULY 14, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 4,102

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles equipped with 8 and 12 cylinder engines, the digital engine management control (emc) units were not produced according to specifications.

    Consequence: As a result, engine stalling will occur after a short period of operation. The vehicle may not be able to restart. Also, a loss of power steering and, after repeated actuation of the brake pedal, a loss of brake power assist will occur. These conditions could result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers will install a new digital engine management control unit. The recall began on July 16, 2004. Owners should contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V344000 »

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