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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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    Report: NHTSA: BMW 7 Series gearshift issue has resulted in 16 crashes, 5 injuries
    2012-04-16

    You had to figure that this might happen when BMW decided to reinvent the gearshift lever for the 2002 7 Series. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been investigating the 2002-2008 7 Series since last fall, and has now "upgraded the probe to an engineering analysis," according to an Associated Press report in The Detroit News. The Feds ...

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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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    Report: BMW agrees to pay $3M fine for late reporting of recalls
    2012-02-13

    BMW is handing over $3 million in fines to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over the way it has handled recalls. NHTSA began an investigation of BMW's practices in 2010, looking at 16 recalls that covered more than 300,000 of the company's cars and motorcycles going back in some cases to 2002. In levying the fine, NHTSA found that "BMW ...

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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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    Recalls: BMW recalling 2,120 diesel X5 models
    2011-08-31

    Our love for all things diesel is tempered this morning with the news of a recall affecting a certain oil-burning German SUV. BMW is recalling the 2009 X5 xDrive35d due to a problem with the vehicle's diesel fuel pre-heater, the issue being that it's not working as it should, and it could experience an electrical overload that would put it in a permanent ...

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    2011 BMW X3 recalled over power steering issues
    2011-07-05

    The 2011 BMW X3 has only been on sale for a few months now, but it already faces a recall over a potentially serious problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a control module in the crossover's electric power steering system may malfunction, resulting in a loss of power steering. This recall only affects X3s built ...

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    BMW, Rolls-Royce recall nearly 200,000 cars over leaky brakes
    2010-10-01

    Do you own a BMW product? Does that BMW product have a V8 or V12 engine under the hood? If you answered yes to both questions, listen up – BMW of North America has announced that they are getting ready to recall about 198,000 cars because their power braking systems have the potential to develop a leak. The affected cars include: 2002-08 BMW ...

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    Mini Cooper reportedly under investigation by NHTSA over power steering failures
    2010-09-29

    Mini boasts about the go-kart like handling of its popular Cooper model. It's true, the car handles like a toy – except when the power-steering goes out. According to CNN Money, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into numerous claims by owners that their power steering assistance suddenly disappeared. So far 54 owners ...

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    BMW recalls over 15,000 motorcycles
    2010-06-29

    It would seem that the recall notices were piling up at BMW's Motorrad division, leading the company to release safety notices for three separate issues all at once. The largest recall will go to 15,500 owners of BMW's 2007-2008 K 1200GT; 2007-2009 R 1200 GS, R 1200 GS Adventure, R 1200 R, R 1200 RT and finally 2007 R 1200 ST. That issue involves the ...

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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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    BMW M3 recalled over new double-clutch gearbox
    2008-11-20

    Dual clutch transmission... sounds complicated. And it is. Case in point: BMW's new DCT on its latest-generation M3. This new transmission from Munich is so complicated that apparently even BMW couldn't get it right the first time, so they're issuing a recall. The problem, as concluded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is that under ...

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    BMW recalls 200,000 vehicles over issue with front passenger air bag
    2008-08-13

    BMW is recalling 200,000 units of its 3 Series, 5 Series and X3 SUVs to repair potentially faulty air bag sensors. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website says the recall campaign covers 2004-2006 5 Series, 2004-2006 X3 and 2006 3 Series vehicles, though only those equipped with sport seats.Apparently the problem is with the front ...

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