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    BMW recalling 2013 M5, M6 models over potential catastrophic engine failures
    2012-10-05

    Catastrophic engine failure... not exactly what you want to hear no matter what you're driving, but especially so when you've just purchased a brand-new 2013 BMW M5 or M6. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "a manufacturing process error" could cause the oil pump's driveshaft to separate from its rotor, leading "to a sudden ...

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    Official: Mini recalling certain Cooper S and JCW models over water pump
    2012-01-16

    Back in October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating certain turbocharged Mini models for vehicle fires. The investigation came after reports of at least 12 vehicles lighting up, and now the investigation has officially lead to a recall. NHTSA has announced on its website that Mini will recall 88,911 turbocharged models ...

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    Report: NHTSA investigating Mini Cooper S over engine fires
    2011-10-17

    Mini and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced an investigation into certain Cooper S models after reports of engine fires on at least 12 vehicles, five of which resulted in a total loss. Interestingly enough, Bloomberg reports that in eight of those cases, the fires occurred while the vehicles were parked and turned off. At ...

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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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    MINI Cooper S recalled for protruding tailpipes, inadvertent tattoos
    2008-12-23

    Let's set the scene: You've just returned from a jaunt to pick up Grandma and parked your 2007-2008 MINI Cooper S in the driveway. After leading the sweet lady up your steps and into the house, you return to the car to unload the assorted goodies and gifts that she's brought for you and the fam. You pop open the hatch, reach over to grab a foil-wrapped ...

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