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In that situation, at low vehicle speeds, it is possible for the engine to stall increasing the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Clutch Assembly

Summary
BMW is recalling 2,500 MY 2008-2009 M3 passenger vehicles with an optional double clutch transmission. The problem involves the double clutch gearbox. In a situation of rapid vehicle deceleration, the transmission software may perform a multistage downshift.
Actions
Dealers will reprogram the engine and transmission electronic control unit with updated software free of charge. The recall began on December 3, 2008. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.
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Date Announced
NOV 14, 2008
Vehicles Affected
2,500
NHTSA Campaign #
08V595000
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