BMW Recalls M5 And M6 Over Faulty Driveshaft

Posted: Aug 20 2016, 3:05am CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles


BMW Recalls M5 and M6 Over Faulty Driveshaft
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  • BMW Recalls M5 and M6 Coupes Over Faulty Driveshaft

A number of M5 and M6 are recalled by BMW due to fractured Driveshaft.

BMW is going to recall 956 examples of M5 and M6 coupes which were released in 2015. Along with that M6 convertibles and M6 Gran Coupe Sedans are included in these recalls.

The Sedans which were affected were manufactures from 4th September to 4th December 2014. Whereas the M6 coupes that have been affected were manufactures from September 3rd to December 3rd, 2014, according to AutoBlog.

The convertibles were manufactured from September 8th to December 4th, 2014. Last but not the least, M6 Gran Coupe were built from September 3rd to December 4th, 2014.

According to the complaints being registered at NHTSA, the BMW’s had a faulty manufacturing of drive shaft, according to Carscoops. The faulty manufacturing can lead the shaft to break any moment while causing huge damages.

The faulty manufacturing can result in fail and loss of power in the rear wheel while the car is in motion that can cause different accidents on the spot. NHTSA also claimed that due to the faulty shaft, the vehicles could roll-off any time when they were parked at a place without applying brakes.

No injuries or deaths have been reported so far. If any of you have these affected vehicles, then you will be getting an official message after which you will have an appointment with the retailers. The dealers will make sure that the car is checked for any faults.

If the car will be found clean, then it will be sent home with a green signal. However in case of a faulty driveshaft, the car’s faulty parts will be changed. The recall will start from September 6th till then the owners are advised to drive as safe as possible.

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