2018 BMW M5 Recall: Fuel Gauge May Read Higher Than Actual Level

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V473000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,645

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW M5 vehicles. The fuel level sensor in the fuel tank may become stuck against an in-tank fuel line, causing the fuel gauge to display an inaccurate and possibly larger amount of fuel than is actually available.

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will secure the in-tank fuel line to keep the fuel line from contacting the fuel level sensor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 10, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Photo Credit: BMW

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