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Recall: No. 4 of 17
Recall Ref: R/2010/151
Exact Model: 5, 6, & 7, Series
Build Date: 30/10/2001 to 23/11/2009
Numbers: 10522
Defect: It is possible that engine oil can enter the brake servo, via the brake vacuum pump and vacuum hose. If this occurs, it could damage the brake servo membrane, which may leak, so causing a reduction in braking assistance and a requirement to apply increased pedal force to achieve the same braking efficiency.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles for the fitment of a modified servo hose. In addition, the checking of the brake servo for contamination and replacement if required.
Launch Date: 11 November 2010
Recall: No. 5 of 17
Recall Ref: R/2008/100
Exact Model: 5,6 & 7 series
Description: Rear axle carrier may fail
Build Date:
Numbers: 665
Defect: It has been identified that defects in a material joint may have resulted during the heat treatment of individual components of the rear axle carrier. This may result in failure of the holders of the links and struts, even under normal driving conditions. Should the holder of a link fail whilst the vehicle is in motion, the handling characteristics of the vehicle would undergo an unexpected change which could result in an accident.
Action: recalled vehicles will be checked and if necessary fitted with a quality assured rear axle carrier
Launch Date: 15 July 2008
Recall: No. 6 of 17
Recall Ref: R1999/059
Exact Model: 535i 735i and 740i
Build Date: To be advised
Numbers: 12
Defect: Possibility that the automatic transmission may lock up at speeds below 15mph.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and fit a new, quality assured gearbox.
Launch Date: 30 July 1999

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


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