2016 BMW I3 Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2016 BMW I3 Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1597543
 Internal NHTSA #11252950
 ManufacurerBMW of North America, LLC
 BrandBMW
 ModelI3
 Model Year2016
 File date06/08/19
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owns a 2016 bmw i3. While driving 35 mph, both windows rolled down, the power steering seized, and the engine shut off. The contact restarted the vehicle and pulled into a fuel station. The failure recurred and the vehicle was taken to bmw northwest (4011 20th st e, tacoma, wa 98424, (253) 922-8700); however, they could not replicate the failures. The contact was provided a loaner vehicle. After another two weeks, a regional service manager from the manufacturer diagnosed the failures and stated that a software repair was needed, but it would not be available for possibly another two months. The vehicle was not repaired and was currently still at the dealer. The failure mileage was 29,000. The vin was unknown. *jb
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure29000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateOLYMPIA, WA
VIN pattern XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase27/02/24
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed35
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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