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      06-12-2018, 04:09 PM   #1
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F90 M5 recall: ECU may cause the fuel pump to stop

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Link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2018/BMW/M5#recalls

May 16, 2018

NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V323000

Loss of Fuel Pump
If the fuel pump stops, the vehicle will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V323000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 846

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW M5 vehicles. In certain driving conditions, the engine control unit software may cause the fuel pump to stop.

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 6, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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      06-12-2018, 04:32 PM   #2
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Already have my appt scheduled for this on June 28th, as well as the elusive rear diff fluid to wrap up my 1200 mile (1900 mile) break-in service.
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Already have my appt scheduled for this on June 28th, as well as the elusive rear diff fluid to wrap up my 1200 mile (1900 mile) break-in service.
The article states that the recall is kicking off on July 6. Is the patch available sooner?
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      06-12-2018, 06:02 PM   #5
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Agreed about the beta but this has happened on many BMW'S including the f10 M5. Fuel pumps were a big issue. This should have been solved before release.
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Already have my appt scheduled for this on June 28th, as well as the elusive rear diff fluid to wrap up my 1200 mile (1900 mile) break-in service.
The article states that the recall is kicking off on July 6. Is the patch available sooner?
Yes
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Guys - this is not a problem with the fuel pump. Read the bulletin. This is purely a software problem. And it reflects the same issue that has been around for a long time now - except now they're treating the issue as a recall. Not more. You go in, you get updated software- you go on your merry way.
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yes, just a software update. Most members reported no further issues after updating the software.

https://f90.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh....php?t=1490091
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At least it's being addressed ASAP!
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That's why I like waiting a couple/few years after launch before purchasing. Give's the manufacture some time to smooth out the kinks.
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That's why I like waiting a couple/few years after launch before purchasing. Give's the manufacture some time to smooth out the kinks.
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I've told my dealer that I won't come in for delivery until all known issues are taken care of.
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I've told my dealer that I won't come in for delivery until all known issues are taken care of.
you probably will see him/her in a year or so ..
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Drive the car and you would not wait an hour.
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With such complex software powering today's vehicles, this is no surprise. I've worked in the software industry for over two decades, and I think this trend will continue. It's also not necessarily cause for alarm. It's also worth appreciating what kind of issues have already been caught in testing prior to shipping the car.
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I've told my dealer that I won't come in for delivery until all known issues are taken care of.

So they permanently dropped you off their list then and opted to sell to someone else ??
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With such complex software powering today's vehicles, this is no surprise. I've worked in the software industry for over two decades, and I think this trend will continue. It's also not necessarily cause for alarm. It's also worth appreciating what kind of issues have already been caught in testing prior to shipping the car.
People never appreciate the problems that they don't experience.
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