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

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2011 BMW Z4 Wheels Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1229389
 Internal NHTSA #10782170
 ManufacurerBMW of North America, LLC
 BrandBMW
 ModelZ4
 Model Year2011
 File date04/10/15
 ComponentWHEELS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI'm a owner of 2011 bmw z4 35i with 296 style wheels. Bmw's 296 style wheel considered has design defects by most of owners, since they really easily cracked without impact. Reason why 296 style wheels got easily cracked definitely seems flawed design, and it can be proved by other wheels with same diameter don't have these kind of problem. Also fatigue structure failure means, structure strength of wheel design wasn't properly reviewed. Also bmw changed its design of inner barrel to reinforce strength around 2012. There was settlement between owners and bmw na about this issue, but it only covers during initial factory warranty. (http://z4296wheelsettlement. Com) although my bmw z4 doesn't have initial factory warranty, it still has cpo warranty. Bmw na and local dealer refused to replace or fix my cracked wheels, since my cpo warranty don't cover wheels. The reason cpo warranty doesn't cover wheels seems they can be damaged from curb or pot-hole. (neither of them are my case.) however if most of owner suffered by same problem, it definitely can be considered to caused by flawed design, not mis-use or abuse by owner. In addition, bmw should replace those wheels regardless warranty period. (this is what happened in s. Korea. Bmw korea admitted its problem and changing owners 296 wheels regardless their warranty period.) please find relevant links as follows. Http://e89. Zpost. Com/forums/showthread. Php? T=764312 http://e89. Zpost. Com/forums/showthread. Php? T=742693&highlight=296+poll http://e89. Zpost. Com/forums/showthread. Php? T=484812&highlight=296+poll
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure43000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateVERO BEACH, FL
VIN pattern WBALM7C51BEXXXXXX
 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 speed50
 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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