BMW Orders Stop-Sale on Certain Models to Replace Rear Differential

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BMW has issued a delivery stop on approximately 3,800 vehicles.

A service bulletin has been sent to dealers, notifying them that certain M2, M3, M4, 5 Series and 6 Series models will need their rear differentials replaced before they can be sold. The affected vehicles include the 5 Series sedan and M5, as well as the 6 Series Gran Coupe, convertible and coupe models, and were produced from May 2, 2016 through July 4, 2016.

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Originally, BMW said that approximately 202 vehicles were affected, but Bimmerpost reports that the number has now increased to around 3,800 cars. According to forum members, there is a possibility that a recall is in the near future, as some have taken delivery of affected vehicles produced during the time frame.

[Source: Bimmerpost]

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  • craigcole

    Interesting, a recall for a component that’s actually defective, not just software computers or something similar.