According to the recall notice, 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, possibly resulting in a crash. The recalls affects the following vehicles that are equipped with the oil pump:
- Model year 2013 BMW M5 manufactured July 2012 through September 2012
- Model year 2013 BMW M6 manufactured July 2012 through September 2012
Under the recall notice, BMW will notify owners and dealers will replace the vehicle’s oil pump and it will be performed free of charge. For additional information, owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417.
If you’ve been severely injured by a recalled product, defective product attorneys may be able to help you pursue a claim for compensation. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.