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Recall: No. 7 of 20
Recall Ref: R1999/104
Exact Model: 3 Series 5 Series and 7 Series
Description: BRAKE LIGHTS MAY FAIL TO OPERATE, REMAIN ON OR FLICKER
VIN: VARIOUS
Build Date: 16 September 1999 to 28 October 1999
Numbers: 5634
Defect: There is a possibility that the brake light switch circuits may become defective and cause the brake light circuit to fail, stay on continuously or flicker. In extreme cases the brake switch could overheat.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and replace brake light switch with a modified version.
Launch Date: 15 December 1999
   
Recall: No. 8 of 20
Recall Ref: R2001/104
Exact Model: 3 Series (E46)
Description: ENGINE COOLING FAN MAY FAIL
VIN: VARIOUS
Build Date: 1st February 2001 to 18th May 2001
Numbers: 1659
Defect: A supplier manufacturing error to the radiator electrical cooling fan could cause the electronics to thermally overload and be destroyed. This results in a failure of the fan. In isolated cases the overloading could lead to scorching or a fire in the fan
Action: Recall affected vehicles and check fan. Depending on the type and build number, the fan may have to be replaced
Launch Date: 01 August 2001
   
Recall: No. 9 of 20
Recall Ref: R/2008/026
Exact Model: 3 Series Convertible
Description: DOOR PRESSURE SENSORS MAY DELAY SIDE AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT FOLLOWING AN IMPACT
VIN:
Build Date: 20 Nov 06 to 11 Jan 08
Numbers: 7703
Defect: It has been identified that, the connections for the left and right hand door pressure sensors have been reversed at their connection with the airbag control unit. This would have the effect of delaying the detection of a side impact thus causing the airbag to be deployed too late. It should be noted that, the fault would not be indicted by the illumination of the airbag system warning lamp.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the pin assignment of the airbag control unit corrected.
Launch Date: 14 February 2008
   
 

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