BMW of North America is recalling 12 model year 2020 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X7 xDrive40i and X7 M50i vehicles.
The steering rack pinion teeth may break under load, resulting in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering rack free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.