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  Safety Recalls of BMW 535 Vehicles

There have been 4 safety recalls for the BMW 535. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the BMW 535.

NHTSA Recall #: 94V066000; Apr. 11, 1994

Fuel seepage between the feed fuel hose and the engine fitting can result in free fuel in the engine compartment, which could result in a fire when exposed to a source of ignition.

Recalled Vehicles: 1989 BMW 318, 1990 BMW 318, 1991 BMW 318, 1992 BMW 318, 1993 BMW 318, 1989 BMW 325, 1990 BMW 325, 1991 BMW 325, 1992 BMW 325, 1993 BMW 325, 1989 BMW 525, 1990 BMW 525, 1991 BMW 525, 1992 BMW 525, 1993 BMW 525, 1989 BMW 535, 1990 BMW 535, 1991 BMW 535, 1992 BMW 535, 1993 BMW 535, 1989 BMW 735, 1990 BMW 735, 1991 BMW 735, 1992 BMW 735, 1993 BMW 735
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Recall Summary: Feed fuel hoses can harden and "set" over time, allowing a seepage of fuel at the connection between the hose and the engine fitting. The clamp used to hold the hose to the fitting is unable to compensate for the hardening of the feed fuel hose. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 92V101000; Jul. 10, 1992

If the nut were to loosen, movement of the throttle valvecould be impaired, resulting in the vehicle being unable to decelerate when thegas pedal is released.

Recalled Vehicles: 1991 BMW 535, 1991 BMW 735
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Recall Summary: Some of these vehicles are equipped with a throttle housing on which the throttle valve shaft retaining nut was not sufficiently tightened. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 90V016000; Jan. 30, 1990

Occupant would not be properly restrained and could be injured in the event of a sudden stop or accident.

Recalled Vehicles: 1989 BMW 525, 1990 BMW 525, 1989 BMW 535, 1990 BMW 535, 1988 BMW 735, 1989 BMW 735, 1990 BMW 735, 1988 BMW 750, 1989 BMW 750, 1990 BMW 750
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Recall Summary: Under certain conditions, front seat center, fold-down arm rest may contact the safety belt buckle, causing damage to the release button and preventing the belt tongue from latching when buckling up. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 86V151000; Nov. 10, 1986

Consequence of defect: switch plunger could jam, rendering brake lights either inoperative or continuously illiminated, regardless of brake pedal operation.

Recalled Vehicles: 1986 BMW 325, 1987 BMW 325, 1986 BMW 524, 1987 BMW 524, 1986 BMW 528, 1987 BMW 528, 1986 BMW 535, 1987 BMW 535, 1986 BMW 635, 1987 BMW 635, 1986 BMW 735, 1987 BMW 735, 1986 BMW L7, 1987 BMW L7
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
Recall Summary: Brake light switch could overheat, eventually leading to melting of plastic internal parts in area of electrical contacts. ... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of BMW 535 Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Apr. 11, 1994   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 116,300
Jul. 10, 1992   Vehicle Speed Control 637
Jan. 30, 1990   Seat Belts:front:buckle Assembly 62,000
Nov. 10, 1986   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:switches:brake Light 97,300


Table 2. Recall Statistics of BMW 535 Model Years
Model# Recalls
1993 BMW 535 1
1992 BMW 535 1
1991 BMW 535 2
1990 BMW 535 2
1989 BMW 535 2
1987 BMW 535 1
1986 BMW 535 1