BMW Recall – M3 and M4 – Driveshaft Slip Joint Grease, F80 F82 F83, 15V782000
BMW is performing a recall on various M3 and M4 models from model year 2015 through 2016. The driveshaft slip-joint may fail due to lack of grease
F80 M3 Sedans manufactured May 30, 2015 through September 2, 2015
F82 M4 Coupes manufactured July 3, 2015 through September 11, 2015
F83 M4 Convertibles manufactured May 29, 2015 through August 4, 2015
According to the recall:
“If the slip-joint fails, there would be a loss of power to the rear axle and therefore the vehicle would stop moving, increasing the risk of a crash. ”
BMW will inspect the driveshaft and replace if necessary.
The recall is scheduled to begin January 8, 2016. Owners of affected vehicles are being notified by BMW. Further information can be obtained by contacting BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417.
BMW recall 15V782000