BMW has initiated a recall for a restricted variety of its 2024 BMW 4 Sequence Convertible fashions resulting from a possible fireplace hazard. The priority arises from a producing defect within the cylinder head cowl, affecting solely 5 automobiles produced between October 10 and 11, 2023. The NHTSA discover says that the problem was found throughout a high quality assurance check on October 5, 2023. The check on the post-engine meeting revealed a minor oil leak. Subsequent investigation traced the problem to a glitch within the injection molding course of, resulting in variations within the wall thickness of the cylinder head cowl and the potential for hairline cracks.

Elevated Fireplace Threat And Free Alternative for Affected Automobiles

These cracks may induce undesirable vibrations and warmth, rising the probability of engine oil leaking into the engine compartment and probably inflicting a hearth. BMW sellers have been notified of the recall on December 20, 2023, with affected car house owners set to obtain notifications through first-class mail beginning February 9. BMW has dedicated to changing the cylinder head covers of all affected vehicles at no expense.

Notification letters are anticipated to be mailed by February 9, 2024. House owners can contact BMW customer support at 1-800-525-7417 for additional data. Extra data is obtainable via the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration Automobile Security Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or by visiting