When moving the bike arm bracket to its down position, this pinch point has the potential of causing a severe injury to the user's finger or hand.


Certain aftermarket BMW bike carriers, P/N 82110393954, sold for use on MY 2005 BMW X3 and X5 vehicles. A pinch bolt exists between the bike arm bracket and the upright assembly of the hitch style bicycle rack.
BMW will notify owners and provide a repair kit along with repair instructions free of charge. The recall began on September 13, 2007. Owners can contact BMW customer relations and services toll-free at 800-831-1117.
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Date Announced
SEP 06, 2007
Vehicles Affected
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