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Recall: No. 7 of 18
Recall Ref: R/2007/122
Exact Model: X 5
Build Date: 05 Feb 2007 to 30 Apr 2007
Numbers: 1887
Defect: If a brake fluid leak occurs the brake fluid low level warning may be given too late.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to check the serial number of the brake servo and where necessary replace the cap for the expansion tank which includes the warning switch.
Launch Date: 14 August 2007
Recall: No. 8 of 18
Recall Ref: R/2008/179
Exact Model: X5
Description: Airbag may deploy inadvertently
Build Date:
Numbers: 6224
Defect: the front airbags may trigger unnecessarily and the possibility of occupant injury cannot be excluded
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to recode the air bag control unit
Launch Date: 25 November 2008
Recall: No. 9 of 18
Recall Ref: R/2014/054
Exact Model: X5
VIN: Various
Build Date: October 2013 to March 2014
Numbers: 131
Defect: It is possible that vehicles fitted with Automatic Soft-Closure Feature (SCA) rear doors may have an issue with out of tolerance on the SCA mechanism which can result in the deactivation of the child locks when they are activated. This could result in a child unintentionally opening the door and exiting the vehicle. The driver is informed that the rear door is open by a warning on the instrument panel and an acoustic (noise) warning.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles to check the locks and replace them if required.
Launch Date: 09 May 2014

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


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