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2013 BMW M5 Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

2013 BMW M5 (9/28/2012)

Campaign Number: 12V475000
Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Description: BMW is recalling certain model year 2013 M5, M6 Coupe, and M6 Convertible vehicles, manufactured from July 19, 2012, through September 11, 2012. Due to a manufacturing process error, the tolerance between the engine oil pump's drive shaft and the pump's rotor was not within specification. As a result, the pump's driveshaft could separate from the rotor.
Defect: Separation of the pump's driveshaft from the rotor could lead to a sudden loss of oil pressure causing the possibility of complete engine failure, resulting in an engine stall-like condition, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective Action: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil pump, free of charge. The safety recall began on November 30, 2012. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417.