NHTSA December 2017 Vehicle Recalls: 20 MTD [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Friday, December 8, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of twenty (20) vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the twenty (20) recalls the NHTSA has announced this December comes news of the following:

BMW of North America, LLC (“BMW”) has recalled an estimated 3,188 model year 2018 230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive, M2, and X3 xDrive 30i SAV Vehicles. The recalled Vehicles may have an error in the software for the instrument panel, causing the display to not properly illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 101, “Control and Displays”.

According to the NHTSA, if the vehicle’s display does not illuminate during start-up or does not illuminate various control and warning symbols while driving, it can increase the risk of a crash.

What to do next? BMW will notify registered owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster display software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V719000
Recalls Direct RIN: 9543-2017
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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