2017 BMW X3 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2017 BMW X3 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1390744
 Internal NHTSA #11004269
 ManufacurerBMW of North America, LLC
 Model Year2017
 File date09/06/17
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThe vehicle will not drive straight when the steering wheel is at center. The vehicle will drift either to the left or to the right, but it will not go straight without constant corrections. In short, the steering system does not have a center. The authorized dealer's certified technician test drove the vehicle and confirmed the issue. They unsuccessfully tried to repair it with wheel alignment and eps recalibration. Then they said that they test drove a similar vehicle and it exhibits the same steering issue and thus they called it "a normal characteristic of the electric steering". I have contacted bmw na about the issue and the dealer's statement that this steering issue is a normal characteristic. Bmw na has not provided any technical guidance or opinion and they redirect me back to the dealer. Their overall verdict is that if more than one vehicles exhibit the issue, then it is normal, and there is nothing they can do. Nhtsa should investigate if x3 models with electric steering have this steering issue and possibly ask bmw to recall because it is a big safety issue.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure300
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateBELMONT, CA
 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 persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase25/10/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed40
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  • 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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