A loss of vehicle propulsion can increase the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Driveline — Driveshaft

Date Announced
OCT 11, 2018
Vehicles Affected
2,661
NHTSA Campaign #
18V713000
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 BMW M3 Sedans, 2016-2017 BMW M4 and M4 GTS Coupes and 2017 BMW M4 Convertible vehicles. The connection between the driveshaft and the flange may fail resulting in a loss of propulsion.
Actions
BMW will notify vehicle owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft, free of charge. An initial owner notification letter was mailed on December 4, 2018. A second owner notification will be sent once the remedy is available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.