BMW is recalling approximately 83 model-year 2022-2023 iX xDrive50, iX M60, 2022 i4 eDrive40, and i4 M50 vehicles due to a battery issue. The high voltage battery may have internal damage which could result in an electrical short-circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on September 19, 2022. 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 resolve the issue, dealers will replace the high voltage battery. Owners are advised not to drive or charge their vehicles, and to park outside and away from structures until the remedy is complete.
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.