Free BMW VIN Decoder
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BMW Recall Lookup by VIN
In 2017, BMW has its biggest recall involving 1.4 million cars and SUVs due to a fire risk. The recall includes 504,000 vehicles sold in the United States (the largest ever recall for BMW in the United States). Even when vehicles are unattended, wiring for the heating and air conditioning system can overheat and cause connectors to melt. Car owners are advised to park their vehicles outdoors until they’re repaired.
BMW will notify owners of the affected vehicles to bring in their cars to have them fixed. Authorized dealers will replace the wiring and connectors for free. For further information, contact BMW Customer Relations at 1-800-831-1117 or email email@example.com.
Search for BMW safety recalls announced in the past 15 calendar years using the VIN.
How to Decode a BMW VIN?
Check out the VIN decoding diagram below to see how each digit or section in the 17-digit string is decoded.
Each character or set of characters within a BMW VIN indicates specific vehicle information including the vehicle’s model and model year, make, where it was manufactured, and more.
Here is a sample BMW VIN, WBAVD13576K106219, which we have decoded using the diagram above and the BMW decoding chart.
- WBA = Manufacturer (Germany)
- VD13 = Model Code (3 series F30 328i N26)
- 5 = Restraint System (Class E)
- 7 = Security Code
- 6 = Model Year (2013)
- K = Plant (Munich, Germany)
- 106219 = Production Sequence
VinCheck.info’s free BMW VIN decoder instantly provides more than these vehicle specifications plus a full vehicle history report. We also provide information on the market value, equipment details, fuel efficiency, safety rating, current warranty, recalls and defects of a BMW vehicle.
BMW Parts and Accessories Lookup
On the Audi online shop, search the VIN or the car’s year and model to look for the right parts and accessories for your car. Parts related to electronics, performance, and interior and exterior features are available.
Resources for BMW Vehicle Owners
Why should I use a BMW VIN Decoder?
- Check for basic vehicle data available prior to purchase.
- Check for the vehicle’s build to know the matching parts in case of replacement or repair.
- Check for consistency of vehicle information from vehicle documents or disclosed by the seller.
- Check for fake VIN or cloned VIN. Look out for red flags indicating that the VIN is not for the car or the vehicle you are buying.
Check out VinCheck.info resources on BMW which could be important to you as an owner or a buyer. For more interesting facts about BMW, BMW vehicles or to get a free BMW vehicle history report, visit our BMW VIN Check page.
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