2011 BMW Z4 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2011 BMW Z4 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1523443
 Internal NHTSA #11162541
 ManufacurerBMW of North America, LLC
 BrandBMW
 ModelZ4
 Model Year2011
 File date17/12/18
 ComponentSTEERING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemEps failed while driving on state highway. Power steering alarm came on and steering became very stiff and hard to steer. Pulled off the road and turned car off and back on. Fault reset but the alarm ocassionally still sounded. Took to bmw service, checked out and said the eps box needed replaced. Dealer serviced car and continued to drive car for five months. This time steering failed again while driving , but the steering returned. Headed to home and steering again failed and alarm came on. Steering now is stiff and cannot drive. There was a recall (12v3002000) nov 2011 through 2012 was recalled. My car mfg in oct. 2011. So bmw said our car was not covered. I feel bmw should look at earlier cars as this is very dangerous. If my wife would have been driving the car when this failed she would not have been able to overcome the steering failure. First failure at 74,000 miles.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure73000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateHUTCHINSON ISLAND, FL
VIN pattern WBALM5C53BEXXXXXX
 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 purchase19/01/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed45
 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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