BMW of North America – Cylinder Head Cover may Crack and Leak Oil

BMW of North America (BMW) is recalling certain 2024 BMW 430i convertible vehicles. The cylinder head cover may develop cracks, resulting in oil leaking into engine compartment.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20231220
NHTSA ID 23V863000
Consequence Summary An oil leak in the presence of an ignition source, such as a hot engine or exhaust components, can increase the risk of a fire.
Corrective Action Dealers will inspect and replace the cylinder head cover as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 9, 2024. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Recall Code NR (Not Reported)
Potentially Affected 5
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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