In that situation, at low vehicle speeds, it is possible for the engine to stall increasing the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Clutch Assembly

Date Announced
NOV 14, 2008
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
BMW is recalling 2,500 MY 2008-2009 M3 passenger vehicles with an optional double clutch transmission. The problem involves the double clutch gearbox. In a situation of rapid vehicle deceleration, the transmission software may perform a multistage downshift.
Dealers will reprogram the engine and transmission electronic control unit with updated software free of charge. The recall began on December 3, 2008. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.
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