Man looking over his transmission in BMW M-Series vehicle.

BMW M-Series Transmission Issues

By Sepehr Daghighian, Esq. 

BMW’s M-series high-performance vehicles are revered by car enthusiasts for their unique combination of functionality and exhilarating performance. Indeed, M-series are considered by many to be the pinnacle of BMW’s product line. BMW M-series vehicles, however, have recently suffered an unfortunate and serious transmission defects that have resulted in the issuance of a nationwide recall.  

According to BMW publications, due to the location and routing of the transmission wiring harness on its vehicles, the harness could become damaged. A damaged transmission wiring harness could lead to a short circuit, affecting transmission function, and cause the vehicle to lose propulsion and shift into Neutral while driving. As BMW acknowledges, having the vehicle spontaneously drop into Neutral this could result in a crash.  

The BMW M-series vehicles affected by the transmission concern include the following:

  • 2019 BMW M5 Sedans;
  • 2019 BMW M8 Convertibles;
  • 2019 BMW M8 Coupes;
  • 2019 BMW M8 Gran Coupes;
  • 2019 BMW X5M Sports Activity Vehicles; and
  • 2019 BMW X6M Sports Activity Vehicles.  

According to reports, BMW has furthermore issued a rare “stop-sale” on the above vehicles, halting sales to consumers until the recall issues are resolved.  

Serious vehicle issues require serious vehicle representation, particular when you’ve invested in a high-performance vehicle. If your BMW M-series vehicle has encountered unfixable defects, we invite you to contact our firm for a free consultation: (833) LEMON-FIRM.  

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