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Recall: No. 4 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2011/123
Exact Model: 4 Series, 5 Series, 7 Series, X3 & X5 with diesel engine
Description: RISK OF FIRE
Build Date: 20 Aug 2008 to 12 Jun 2009
Numbers: 21562
Defect: Moisture may enter the fuel filter heater at an electrical connection. Should this occur, it can cause a discharge of the battery, causing non starting of the vehicle. Also, if it occurs whilst the vehicle is in motion, it could result in a fire when the vehicle is left unattended.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and replace the fuel filter heater.
Launch Date: 05 October 2011
Recall: No. 5 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2013/137
Exact Model: X3
Build Date:
Numbers: 4
Defect: The defect concerns the front passenger air bag. The skin of certain instrument panels was not correctly scored. In case of accident with air bag deployment the predetermined breaking point will not tear open resulting in the air bag deploying in the instrument panel. This will lead to insufficient restraint effect and possibly release of parts of the air bag system into the passenger compartment.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the instrument panel.
Launch Date: 10 December 2013

Manufacturer contact details:
BMW (UK) Ltd
Ellesfield Avenue, Bracknell, RG12 8TA
0370 5050160


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