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Recall: No. 7 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2013/080
Exact Model: 1 and 3 Series X1 & Z4
Description: LOSS OF DRIVE
VIN: WBA3B12010F114478 to WBALL32060J222911
Build Date: February to June 2013
Numbers: 4
Defect: It is possible that over a period of time the bolt securing the clutch cover/pressure plate may become loose. The drive should be warned of this by the behaviour of the clutch noise from it or inability to select gears. Under certain conditions complete loss of drive could occur which could place the driver and occupant of the vehicle in a prone position.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and replace the clutch bolts.
Launch Date: 05 July 2013
Recall: No. 8 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2013/024
Exact Model: 1 series, 3 series, X1 and Z4
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. 9 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2010/102
Exact Model: BMW Series 1 convertible and Coupe (US models only)
Description: FIRE MAY OCCUR
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

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


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