CURRENT REPORT

                         Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                        the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                          Date of Report:   July 29, 2003

                                  BORGWARNER INC.
               (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

     Delaware                    1-12162                13-3404508
(State of Incorporation)      (Commission File No.)    (IRS Employer
                                                     Identification No.)

                 200 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60604
                      (Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:    (312) 322-8500

Item 5.   Other Events.

     On July 24, 2003, BorgWarner Inc. issued a press release announcing that
Ernest J. Novak, Jr. has been appointed to its Board of Directors.  The press
release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by


(99.1)    BorgWarner Inc. Press Release dated July 24, 2003.


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

                                   BORGWARNER INC.

                                        Vincent M. Lichtenberger
                                        Assistant Secretary

Dated:    July 29, 2003