BMW Of North America, LLC has issued a recall for the BMW 3 Series.
Description of Recall
On certain cars, one of the suspension control arm and swivel bearing connection bolts was not tightened correctly. The bolted connection could loosen.
Severity of the Defect
The bolted connection could break which could impair car handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW’s Recommended Action
Dealers will inspect the bolted connection and, if necessary, adjust the connection. In some cases, it may be necessary to replace the suspension control arm and the swivel bearing. The recall began on November 21, 2006. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.