BMW Electric Coolant Pump Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft and BMW of North America, LLC are settling a class action claiming that the electric engine coolant pumps in certain BMW vehicles are defective. If the coolant pump fails, the complaint alleged, it could lead to sudden engine failure and loss of power.

Docket Number:


Company: BMW

Filing Deadline: March 20, 2021

Objection Deadline: January 8, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: January 8, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: February 18, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You will have to provide various proofs, such as proof of ownership of the vehicle in question. See the claim form for a complete list.


You may be eligible if you are a person or entity in the US, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, who is a current or former owner or lessee of certain US-specification BMW vehicles bought, leased, registered, and operated in the US, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The vehicles at issue are listed below:

2008-2013 135i
2007-2013 335i, 335i xDrive, 335is Convertible
2008-2016 535i, 535i xDrive, 535i Active Hybrid
2012-2017 640i, 640i xDrive
2010-2015 740i, 740Li
2012-2015 X1 3.0si
2011-2017 X3 xDrive
2015-2018 X4 xDrive, X4 M40i
2007-2013 X5 3.0si, X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive
2008-2019 X6 sDrive, X6 xDrive
2009-2016 Z4 sDrive

See the Notice for limitations, as not every vehicle listed about contains the electric engine coolant pump at issue.

Typical Settlement Amount:

(1) Reimbursement of up to $1,000 for replacement of a failed electric engine coolant pump and, if also damaged, one electric coolant thermostat, per VIN and per owner/lessee, if the replacement occurred before either the first seven years or 84,000 miles from the in-service date. (2) Limited warranty extension for new passenger vehicles, to seven years/84,000 miles, whichever comes first. (3) Replacement of electric engine pump, either original to the vehicle or new, if it fails within one year of the effective date of this settlement, regardless of age or mileage. (4) Replacement of electric engine coolant pump, either original to the vehicle or a replacement installed at a BMW center, during the extended warranty period. For details, see Notice at https://electriccoolantpumpsettlement.com/Portals/0/Document%20Files/CLASS%20NOTICE.pdf?ver=2020-11-18-064119-000

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Kantrowitz GoldHamer & Graifman PC

Claim Form: BMW Electric Coolant Pump Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Oliver, et al v. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, et al.

Settlement Website: BMW Electric Coolant Pump Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Oliver Claims Administrator
c/o Rust Consulting – 7078
PO Box 13
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0013
(866) 459-3651

Tags: Coolant Pump, Defective Automobile