BMW is recalling 14,086 model-year 2022-2023 iX xDrive40, iX xDrive50, iX M60, i4 eDrive35, i4eDrive40, i4 M50, and 2023 i7 xDrive60 vehicles. The high voltage battery electronic control unit (ECU) software may cause an interruption of electrical power. An interruption of electrical power may result in a sudden loss of driver power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on February 10, 2023. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 800-525-7417 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more.
To fix the issue, dealers will update the high voltage battery ECU software.
Vehicle manufacturers are legally required to repair any recalled issues or replace the defective part for free under the Highway Safety Act of 1970. If the dealership refuses to fix the problem or attempts to charge you for the repair, contact the manufacturer immediately.
Lemon Law Group Partners can assist car owners if they encounter any problems during the recall process with the manufacturer. Our attorneys deal directly with the manufacturer on the client’s behalf to quickly resolve the problem. In many cases, the attorneys get paid directly from the manufacturer so the client does not have to pay any attorneys’ fees to obtain legal counsel. For more information and a free consultation call 888-668-8581.