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Recall: No. 4 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2014/155
Exact Model: Mini
VIN: WMWXM520102A61200 to WMWXM920102A27202, WMWXN120802A24487 to WMWXN92000T737065
Build Date: August and September 2014
Numbers: 2836
Defect: The back-rest adjustment mechanism on both front seats may be incorrectly set and display a large amount of play. This can cause the back rest to wobble and in the event of an accident the back rest may inadvertently fold backwards.
Action: On affected vehicles adjust back rests to manufacturer's specifications.
Launch Date: 17 November 2014
Recall: No. 5 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2014/131
Exact Model: Mini
Build Date: December 2013 to September 2014
Numbers: 1163
Defect: The emergency spare wheel mounting may gradually loosen due to vibration. If the flange nut loosens completely the emergency spare wheel well with the spare wheel can suddenly separate from the vehicles underbody.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the flange nut on the mounting plate of the emergency spare wheel well.
Launch Date: 07 October 2014
Recall: No. 6 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2012/050
Exact Model: Mini Cooper S (Hatchback, Clubman, Convertible, Countryman, Cooper S All4 Countryman, John Cooper Works (Hatchback, Clubman and Convertible)
Description: FIRE MAY OCCUR
VIN: Various
Build Date:
Numbers: 506
Defect: Some engines are fitted with an additional water pump for the turbo charger. In some circumstances, a crack may develop, which then leads to melting of the plug connections and the housing. Further heat development may then lead to scorch damage. In exceptional cases, such overheating can lead to smouldering of the water pump. If smouldering occurs, an engine compartment fire and vehicle fire cannot be excluded.
Action: The water pump will be replaced for a new more robust version.
Launch Date: 27 April 2012

Manufacturer contact details:
BMW (GB) Ltd
Ellisfield Avenue, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 4TA
0370 5050 122


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