BMW Australia Ltd — BMW G05 X5, BMW G06 X6 and BMW G07 X7 MY2020

Identifying features

See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

Due to a fault in the welding process, a weld seam on the front axle was not welded properly.

What are the hazards?

The incorrect welding can lead to a complete separation of the right hand side tension strut, resulting in loss of steering control.

Sudden loss of steering control increases the risk of accident, causing serious injury or death to vehicle occupants and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

All known owners will be contacted by BMW Group Australia Ltd or a BMW dealer.

Consumers may contact an authorised BMW Service centre, or call the BMW Group Customer Interaction Centre on 1800 813 299 to arrange inspection and repair.

Consumers can also contact BMW Group Australia via the BMW Group Australia website:

For further information, consumers can go to the BMW Group Australia website, and using either their vehicle's VIN or chassis number, check to see if their vehicle has an outstanding Technical Action, or an outstanding safety recall.

Traders who sold this product

BMW Authorised dealers

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 May 2020 - 31 October 2020

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
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