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    Recalls: BMW broadens engine bolt recall to nearly half-million cars worldwide
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    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 ...

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    Report: BMW recalls over 76k 2012-2014 models over brake failure
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    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 ...

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    Recalls: 134K BMW 5 Series recalled for taillight issue
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    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 ...

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    Recalls: BMW recalls diesel X5 models over fuel filter heater
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    BMW has announced that it is recalling 1,540 examples of its 2009 and 2010 X5 xDrive35d crossovers produced between June 13, 2009 and November 9, 2009. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the model's fuel filter heater, which warms up the diesel fuel at low outside ...

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    Recalls: BMW adds 42k 3 Series models to massive airbag recall
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    On the heels of the massive airbag recall just last month, which included a total of 3.4 million Japanese automobiles from Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda, German automaker BMW has announced that it will recall 42,000 of its 2002-03 3 Series models (E46 platform) for the same problem. The recall ...

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    Recalls: BMW recalling 1 Series ActiveE over bad drivetrain housing
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    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 ...

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    Recalls: 2009-2012 X5 xDrive35d recalled for problematic pulley
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    There is nothing to hate about the gobs of torque available in the diesel-powered BMW X5 xDrive35d, but the fact that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall for broken idler pulley bolts might be a bad example of the engine's strength. In addition to the recall, ...

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

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    Recalls: BMW recalling 24,000 vehicles over emissions problem
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    BMW wants to take another look at over 24,000 vehicles it's sold in the United States. No, this isn't just to check out how they're holding up in the real world, it's to make sure the smoke coming out of the tailpipe is clean enough. BMW is recalling a total of 24,340 vehicles from the 2009-2011 ...

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    Official: BMW recalling 1.3 million 5 and 6 Series models worldwide
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    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 ...

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    Report: BMW agrees to pay $3M fine for late reporting of recalls
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    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 ...

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    Recalls: BMW recalling 241,000 3 Series models over faulty taillights
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that BMW is recalling 241,000 3 Series models for potentially faulty rear lamps. According to NHTSA, certain 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i and 330xi models built between September 1, 2001 and March 1 2005 may experience increased ...

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    Recalls: BMW recalling 2,120 diesel X5 models
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    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 ...

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    BMW, Rolls-Royce recall nearly 200,000 cars over leaky brakes
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    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 ...

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    BMW recalling 2010-2011 5 Series, 5GT models over fuel tank sensors
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    2010 BMW 550i Gran Turismo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    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 ...

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    BMW recalls over 15,000 motorcycles
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    2008 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure – Click above for high-res image gallery of all recalled BMW motorcycle models
    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 ...

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    BMW M3 recalled over new double-clutch gearbox
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    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 ...

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    BMW recalls 200,000 vehicles over issue with front passenger air bag
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    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 ...

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