BMW of North America is recalling 83 model year 2020 X5 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X5M, X7 xDrive40i, X7 M50i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 M50i & X6M vehicles and model year 2021 X5 xDrive45e vehicles.
The weld between the front axle support and the right front control arm bearing bracket may separate.
If the weld between the front axle support and the right front control arm bearing bracket separates, vehicle handling and control may be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle support free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin December 28, 2020.
Owners may contact BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.