Recall List for the 2011 BMW X5

Official recalls have been issued for the 2011 BMW X5 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. RECALL: Passenger Air Bag Inflators May Explode

    An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 15, 2020
    Vehicles Affected
    4,007
  2. RECALL: Driver Air Bag Inflators May Explode

    An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 15, 2020
    Vehicles Affected
    59,965
  3. RECALL: Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

    An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 14, 2019
    Vehicles Affected
    83,016
  4. RECALL: Engine Belt Idler Pulley Bolt May Loosen/Break

    If the idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 23, 2018
    Vehicles Affected
    33,214
  5. RECALL: Electric Auxiliary Water Pump Failure

    If the circuit board were to overheat, it can increase the risk of a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 18, 2018
    Vehicles Affected
    47,806
  6. RECALL: Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

    An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 09, 2018
    Vehicles Affected
    41,808
  7. RECALL: PCV Heater May Short Circuit

    An electrical short can cause the parts within the PCV valve to melt, increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 30, 2017
    Vehicles Affected
    740,561
  8. RECALL: Front Driveshaft Universal Joint May Fail

    If the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. Additionally, continued driving of the vehicle with a broken front universal joint may damage other components. Either condition may increase the risk of a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 02, 2017
    Vehicles Affected
    121,909
  9. RECALL: Loose Fuel Pump Wiring May Cause Stall/Fuel Leak

    The loose wires may cause the connector to melt, resulting in a fuel leak. Additionally, the fuel pump may stop working, possibly causing an engine stall and increase the risk of a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 17, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    136,188
  10. RECALL: Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

    An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 26, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    97,738
  11. RECALL: Front Driveshaft Universal Joint May Fail

    If the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. Additionally, continued driving of the vehicle with a broken front universal joint may damage other components. Either condition may increase the risk of a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 17, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    21,493
  12. RECALL: Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

    In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    FEB 05, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    840,000
  13. RECALL: Camshaft Housing Bolts May Loosen Causing Stall

    If the bolts loosen or break the engine may have reduced power or stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 10, 2014
    Vehicles Affected
    156,137
  14. RECALL: Engine Belt Idler Pulley Bolt May Loosen/Break

    If the engine belt idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    NOV 27, 2012
    Vehicles Affected
    29,800
  15. RECALL: Electric Auxiliary Water Pump

    This could lead to a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 20, 2011
    Vehicles Affected
    32,084
  16. RECALL: Incorrect Tire Pressure Label

    Improper tire inflation can result in premature tire failure or reduced vehicle handling performance, either of which can increase the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 02, 2010
    Vehicles Affected
    296

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