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BMW 1 Series Recalls

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    Recalls: BMW broadens engine bolt recall to nearly half-million cars worldwide
    2014-04-11

    Almost one month ago, we reported on a BMW investigation into a potentially defective bolt that lived in the company's VANOS variable valve timing system. At that point, the potential recall was seemingly limited to Chinese-market cars; the company was filing a recall application with Chinese officials. Today, Bloomberg is reporting that the engine bolt ...

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    Recalls: BMW recalling nearly 570,000 1 Series, 3 Series and Z4 models over electrical issue
    2013-02-18

    BMW is recalling roughly 570,000 vehicles in the United States and Canada due to faulty battery cable connectors that can fail, causing the engines in these cars to stall. Of the nearly 570,000 affected vehicles, just over 504,000 are here in the US. The affected vehicles include 1 Series coupes and convertibles (both 128i and 135i) from the 2008 to 2011 ...

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    Recalls: BMW recalling 1 Series ActiveE over bad drivetrain housing
    2013-01-30

    There are always growing pains when automakers introduce new technologies. BMW is learning this with the electric powetrain used on the 2011 BMW ActiveE. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about half of the all-electric 1 Series coupes currently in the hands of the public are being recalled for a potential problem that could ...

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    Report: BMW 1 Series sales halted pending recall for fire risk
    2010-06-11

    According to dealer documents obtained by Consumer Reports, BMW has instructed dealers to stop delivery of 1 Series models built between January and May of 2010 due to a fire risk. The documents cites insufficient clearance between the B-pillar and the seat belt tensioners, which, in the event of a crash, could result in friction, leading to overheating ...

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    BMW recalling 2008MY 1- and 3-Series; plus 2009MY X5 and X6 models over safety concerns
    2009-07-15

    A potential fault with the side airbags fitted to 2008 BMW 1- and 3-Series cars has lead to a recall notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Apparently, possible fitment of the wrong crimp connector can cause the airbag not to properly deploy. In a separate recall, 2009 model year BMW X5 and X6 crossovers are also being called back ...

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