If the lower control arm breaks, vehicle handling and control can be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

Suspension — Front — Control Arm — Lower Arm

Date Announced
JUN 28, 2018
Vehicles Affected
43
NHTSA Campaign #
18V439000
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 xDrive35d, and X6 sDrive35i vehicles. The pivot bolt on the front lower-left control arm may not have been properly hardened, which may cause the control arm to break.
Actions
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lower-left control arms and replace if necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 11, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.