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Recall: No. 1 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2012/003
Exact Model: Cooper S (Hatchback, clubman, Convertible, Countryman and All 4 Countryman) John Cooper Works (Hatchback, Clubman and Convertible)
Description: FIRE MAY OCCUR
VIN: Various
Build Date: 07/03/2006 to 18/01/2011
Numbers: 29868
Defect: Some engines are fitted with an additional water pump for the turbo charger. In single cases an overheating of the circuit board can occur. A short-circuit to earth may cause the melting of the plug connections and the housing. Further heat development may then lead to scorch damage. In exceptional cases, such overheating can lead to smouldering of the water pump. If smouldering occurs, an engine compartment fire and vehicle fire cannot be excluded.
Action: The water pump will be replaced for a new more robust version.
Launch Date: 24 January 2012
Recall: No. 2 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2008/122
Exact Model: John Cooper Works
Description: Brake performance could be affected
Build Date:
Numbers: 260
Defect: It is possible that the vehicle has been fitted with 16 inch front brake discs instead of the required 17 inch brake discs. If this is the case, extreme braking could result in overheating of the brake system and the introduce vapour (air) bubbles into the brake fluid. This could affect the braking performance.
Action: Recall all potentially affected vehicles and check the size of the brake discs on the front axle. If 16 inch brake discs are found, replace these with the correct 17 inch brake discs and brake pads.
Launch Date: 27 August 2008
Recall: No. 3 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2008/011
Exact Model: Mini
Build Date: 16/7/07 to 27 Oct 07
Numbers: 163
Defect: The Anti - Roll Bar fitted to the rear axle has too large a diameter. Detachment may occur with loss of directional control
Action: Recall affected vehicle and replace Anti - Roll Bar.
Launch Date: 06 February 2008

Manufacturer contact details:
BMW (GB) Ltd
Ellisfield Avenue, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 4TA
0370 5050 122


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