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Recall: No. 7 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2013/024
Exact Model: 1 series, 3 series, X1 and Z4
Description: ENGINE MAY CUT OUT
VIN: WBADV31010E593919 to WBAWL735X7PX46374
Build Date:
Numbers: 87
Defect: It is possible that the connection between the B+ cable and the Power Distribution Box can become damaged by wear and heat, which is caused by high current flow and high contact resistance. Normally, this will result in a non-start situation after parking
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and replace the cable/connection with a more robust item.
Launch Date: 04 April 2013
   
Recall: No. 8 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2010/102
Exact Model: BMW Series 1 convertible and Coupe (US models only)
Description: FIRE MAY OCCUR
VIN:
Build Date: 01/11/2006 to 31/05/2010
Numbers: 25
Defect: The top seat belt automatic reel with pyrotechnic ignited pre-tensioner fitted, is mounted too close to the sound insulation, both nearside and offside. If the vehicle is involved in a substantial collision where the pre-tensioners are deployed, a fire may occur as it is possible for the hot gases to ignite the sound insulation.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to rework the sound insulation fitted to both nearside and offside and if necessary fit new top seat belts
Launch Date: 04 August 2010
   
Recall: No. 9 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2004/172
Exact Model:
Description: Connections on the control arm to the rear axle may become loose
VIN:
Build Date:
Numbers: 30
Defect: The rear axle control arms may not have been fitted as intended. In consequence, the connections on the control arms concerned may become loose, causing unacceptable lateral forces to be applied to the securing bolts. In this situation, exact alignment of the wheels can no longer be guaranteed.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the subject control arms checked for correct alignment, and if found not to have been fitted as intended, they may require to be replaced.
Launch Date: 29 September 2004
   
 

Manufacturer contact details:
BMW (GB) Ltd
Ellisfield Avenue, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 4TA
(01344) 426565
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