The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a headlight recall for select BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) models. According to the administration, the vehicle’s headlights contain a non-conforming lens.
Owners of 2020-2021 X5 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M, X6 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, X6 M50i, X6M, X7 M50i and 2021 X5 xDrive45e vehicles are impacted by this recall.
“The headlamps may allow a blue light to illuminate, a portion of NHTSA’s press release reads. “As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, ‘Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.’”
BMW stated it will notify all impacted owners of its recall. Auto glass shops working on the impacted vehicles can assure their customers that their driver’s headlamps will be inspected and replaced if needed, at no cost to them. The recall is expected to begin October 26, 2020. Auto glass shops whose customers have additional questions about the recall can contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.