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BMW Recalls 250,000 Vehicles For Back-Over Concerns

BMW has issued a nationwide recall on several recent vehicle models due to concerns that a manufacturer defect may result an increased risk of back-over accidents.

Details of the BMW Recall

According to Consumer Reports, the recall affects many 2018-2020 BMW vehicles as well as some Rolls-Royce models and the Toyota Supra, which Toyota co-developed with BMW.

According to recall documents, the defect deals with display settings that can be changed so that the rear camera view is turned off when the car is in reverse. The system will continue to retain those settings in subsequent trips in the vehicle.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says the issue can result in an increased risk of back-over accidents and crashes. Further, the agency says the defective vehicles do not adhere to federal safety standards.

Vehicles Affected by the BMW Recall

The following vehicles are included in the recall:

  • 2018 BMW 540d
  • 2018-2019 BMW 640i xDrive Gran Turismo
  • 2018-2019 Rolls-Royce Phantom
  • 2018-2020 BMW 530i
  • 2018-2020 BMW 530i xDrive
  • 2018-2020 BMW 540i
  • 2018-2020 BMW 540i xDrive
  • 2018-2020 BMW M550i xDrive
  • 2018-2020 BMW M5
  • 2018-2020 BMW 530e
  • 2018-2020 BMW 530e xDrive
  • 2018-2020 BMW X3 sDrive
  • 2018-2020 BMW X3 xDrive
  • 2018-2020 BMW X3 M40i
  • 2018-2020 BMW X3 M
  • 2019-2020 BMW X4 xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW X4 M40i
  • 2019-2020 BMW X4 M
  • 2019-2020 BMW X7 xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW X7 M50i
  • 2019-2020 BMW 740Li
  • 2019-2020 BMW 740Li xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW 750Li
  • 2019-2020 BMW 750Li xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW 8 Series Convertible
  • 2019-2020 BMW Coupe 840i
  • 2019-2020 BMW 840i xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW M850i xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW X5 sDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW X5 xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW X5 M50i
  • 2019-2020 BMW X6 xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW X6 M50i
  • 2019-2020 BMW 330i
  • 2019-2020 BMW 330i xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW M340i
  • 2019-2020 BMW M340i xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW Z4 sDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW Z4 M40i
  • 2019-2020 BMW 740Le xDrive
  • 2019-2020 BMW 745Le xDrive
  • 2019 M850i xDrive Gran Coupe
  • 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan
  • 2020 Toyota Supra vehicles

Contact an Experienced Vehicle Defect Lawyer

Drivers have enough to worry about while traversing the roadways on a daily basis. When a person gets behind the wheel of a car, there is a reasonable expectation that the car is going to perform in a matter that would not put the operator’s life in jeopardy. Unfortunately there are hundreds of vehicle recalls each year due to manufacturer defects, from the tires to the ignition switches, that can cause catastrophic injuries and in some cases death. If you or a loved one have been injured due to a defective part in a vehicle, contact Thomas J. Henry.

Our experienced defective vehicle lawyers have handled a multitude of injury claims caused by recalled vehicles. We continue to handle cases involving faulty and dangerous GM ignition switches and Takata airbags. Our firm has offices in Corpus ChristiSan Antonio, Austin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call us today for a free legal consultation — our attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends.

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