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Recall: No. 7 of 16
Recall Ref: R/2005/022
Exact Model: 7 Series E60 E53 E65 5 Series E46 3 Series X5 and E61
Description: The bearings of the fuel injection pump may fail
Build Date:
Numbers: 697
Defect: The bearings of the high pressure fuel injector pump may fail after a short travelled distance (approximately 3000 to 6000 miles). This leads to a total failure of the engine’s fuel supply, which results in the engine stalling.
Action: Recall likely to be affected vehicles and replace the fuel injector pump.
Launch Date: 08 February 2005
Recall: No. 8 of 16
Recall Ref: R2001/149
Exact Model: 7 Series Z8 X5 5 Series Diesel and V8 engine ve
Build Date: 11th November 2000 to 30th September 2001
Numbers: 8914
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: 16 November 2001
Recall: No. 9 of 16
Recall Ref: R/2005/001
Exact Model: 7 Series and 5 Series
Description: Front seat back rest heater may overheat
Build Date:
Numbers: 3009
Defect: Mechanical loads exerted on the back rest heating element of the front seats when persons enter or exit the vehicle, may result in damage to the door side contact line in the back rest padding. In the event that this causes a break of a contact line, the damaged area may overheat to unacceptable levels with the heater switched on. It would then not be possible to rule out the risk of minor burns to the occupants clothes, and possibly their skin.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and check condition, where necessary, fit an additional in-line fuse.
Launch Date: 23 December 2004

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


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