BMW Of North America, LLC has issued a recall for the BMW 6 Series.
Description of Recall
On certain passenger cars, the lower rubber mount of the rear shock absorbers may not have been manufactured to specifications and may not adhere correctly to its housing within the shock absorber.
Severity of the Defect
The bushing could loosen and over time could separate from its housing. The driver will experience impaired car handling and control increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW’s Recommended Action
Dealers will replace the rear shock absorber free of charge. The recall began on September 13, 2006. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.