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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 calling in 76k vehicles over airbag issues
    2013-12-16

    Vehicles these days are typically fitted with a mat in the front passenger seat that determines whether that airbag needs to be activated in the event of a collision and how it should deploy. But that system doesn't always work, as Mercedes recently found in its SL-Class roadster and as Suzuki did before it with the Grand Vitara and SX4 crossovers. Now a ...

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    Report: BMW recalls over 76k 2012-2014 models over brake failure
    2013-09-28

    Bimmerfest is reporting that BMW has notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of its intention to voluntarily recall more than 75,000 3 Series, 5 Series, X1, X3 and Z4 models due to a possible loss of power brake assist that could result in the vehicles failing to stop. The recall affects 2012-2014 models equipped with either the N20 or ...

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    Recalls: 134K BMW 5 Series recalled for taillight issue
    2013-09-20

    BMW is voluntarily recalling 134,100 cars due to a faulty ground terminal in the taillight bulb carriers, causing the sudden failure of brake lights, turn signals and reverse lights. The recall covers 2008 through 2010 5 Series models produced between March 1, 2007 and December 31, 2009, and includes everything from the 528i to the mighty, V10-powered M5. ...

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    Recalls: BMW, Rolls-Royce issue recall over smoldering circuit boards
    2012-04-17

    Drivers of 2010-2011 Rolls Royce Ghost models and several BMW models with turbocharged engines need to get their vehicles to their dealers. The cars are being recalled for a potentially hazardous defect that could turn their high-end autos into smoldering hunks of less luxurious melted plastic and steel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...

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    Official: BMW recalling 1.3 million 5 and 6 Series models worldwide
    2012-03-26

    BMW has announced it is recalling a whopping 1.3 million 5 Series and 6 Series vehicles from the 2003 to 2010 model years. Of those, Reuters notes that some 368,000 examples were sold in the U.S. – most of them sedans like the one above. It doesn't sound like too difficult of a problem to fix, but the automaker says the cars' battery cable covers ...

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    Recalls: BMW recalls over 32,000 cars and CUVs over fire risk
    2011-10-31

    BMW has issued a recall of five different model lines covering the years 2008-2011 due to a fire risk. Turbocharged eight- and twelve-cylinder engines in the 5 Series, 5 Series Gran Turismo, 7 Series, X5 and X6 could suffer from overheating circuit boards that control the electric auxiliary water pump. The overheating board could cause the pump to ...

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    BMW recalling 2010-2011 5 Series, 5GT models over fuel tank sensors
    2010-07-26

    If the fuel gauge in your 2010 or 2011 BMW 5-Series sedan or 5-Series Gran Turismo tells you that you've got plenty of petrol, you may want to hit the gas station before going on that long trip anyway. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website reports that 6,080 5-Series sedan and GT models built between January 12 and July 1, 2010 are ...

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