According to the M-obsessed boys and girls at M5Post.com, BMW has issued an immediate stop sale on new M5 and M6 (both coupe and convertible) models. The problem stems from the engine oil pump; if the pump doesn't supply the correct amount of oil to the engine's moving parts, "severe engine damage" is the likely result. That's not good at all.

BMW is also "contacting customers that have already taken delivery and recommending customers not drive their cars." Sad news for M5 and M6 owners, to be sure, but we think it beats a bunch of blown engines. Check out the official bulletin above and be sure to contact your local dealer if you happen to be lucky enough to own one of the possibly affected machines.


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      sundell131313
      • 2 Years Ago
      it should be common knowledge by now but NEVER buy a first (or second) year BMW. ever.
        Scr
        • 2 Years Ago
        @sundell131313
        Better yet, to be safe, just dont buy one at all.
          Gorgenapper
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Scr
          To be even safer, buy me one so you'll never be tempted to buy one for yourself.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @sundell131313
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      Agilis
      • 2 Years Ago
      Fauly? C'mon, posted hours ago and still not fixed? Really AB? Really?!
      Space
      • 2 Years Ago
      Oh the fauly!
      Winnie Jenkems
      • 2 Years Ago
      FAULY?
      carguy1701
      • 2 Years Ago
      Should the headline read 'faulty oil pump'?
      Abdul
      • 2 Years Ago
      Bad news, but this **** happens and I hate it when it happens!
      Shahul X
      • 2 Years Ago
      It happens... With thousands of parts and suppliers it isn't a huge deal as long as its addressed. I like how people get appalled and know nothing about cars at all.. Ahhh, the masses
      th0mb0ne
      • 2 Years Ago
      Part of me is hoping what's causing this is that stupid thing that's piping in the fake audio. That would be just.
      Klinkster
      • 2 Years Ago
      A defective BMW!!?? No way! The horror! The inhumanity! **sarcasm**
      Ak74
      • 2 Years Ago
      New car is always going to have problem.
        adam1keith1980
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Ak74
        Indeed. In this case, BMW must have designed a state-of-the-art oil pump that is being used in any automobile for the first time.
      • 2 Years Ago
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      vrit1202
      • 2 Years Ago
      Good to see BMW going backwards. They may be selling more cars than before, but their engineering excellence has gone them a long long time ago. Today BMW is a car company as focused as Toyota on cost cutting that just relies on its German name. There is one difference though, because they are not as reliable as the Japanese. Yuk.
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