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BMW recalling 2013 M5, M6 models over potential catastrophic engine failures

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Oct 5th, 2012 at 1:45PM

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 loss of oil pressure causing the possibility of complete engine failure, resulting in an engine stall-like condition, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash." As is always the case with such recalls, BMW will be contacting owners and... Read More

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