BMW Australia Ltd—BMW 5 Series Sedan and Wagon, BMW 6 Series Coupe and Convertible

Identifying features

CPA No: 31037. 5 Series - E60
CPA No: 31782. 6 Series - E63

What are the defects?

Due to an assembly error, the battery cover may not have been correctly clipped to the floor panel. This may cause loosening of the positive terminal cable connection.

What are the hazards?

There exists the possibility of the battery positive terminal cable loosening and overheating, possibly resulting in a fire in the luggage compartment even if the vehicle is switched off.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their authorised BMW motor vehicle service centre, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on freecall: 1 800 813 299.

Owners are advised to park their vehicles outdoors until the service has been carried out.

Traders who sold this product

All authourised BMW dealers Australia-wide

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2003 - 31 July 2010

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Product category