The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2011 BMW X5, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Engine Idler Pulley Bolt Failure

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #RQ18001

    • Status:
      PENDING
    • Date Opened: April 18, 2018
    • Date Closed: N/A
    • Recall: No recall yet

    Component(s): Steering
    Steering:Hydraulic Power Assist System
    Steering:Hydraulic Power Assist:Hose, Piping, And Connections

    Summary: There is no summary currently available