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Recall: No. 7 of 12
Recall Ref: R2002/166
Exact Model: Mini One Cooper and Cooper S
Description: Handbrake may self release
Build Date:
Numbers: 26381
Defect: Depending on the driver's seat position, the locking mechanism of the handbrake lever may fail due to the angle that the lever is operated. This may cause the brake to release, even when the car is left unattended.
Action: Fit a new, improved design, handbrake assembly,
Launch Date: 02 December 2002
Recall: No. 8 of 12
Recall Ref: R2001/119
Exact Model: Mini One and Cooper
Build Date: 27th August 2001
Numbers: 1600
Defect: When filling the fuel tank it is possible in extreme circumstances for static electricity to accumulate in the fuel filler tube. Should this occur a spark may jump to the vehicle body. This could ignite fuel vapour in the area causing a brief flash.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and fit a modified fuel filler pipe which will incorporate an additional earth lead which will prevent the build up of static electricity.
Launch Date: 05 September 2001
Recall: No. 9 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2008/082
Exact Model: R52 Convertible
Build Date: 10/4/08 to 18/4/08
Numbers: 13
Defect: The front axle inside control arm ball joint may not be torqued to the correct specification, which can have a strong negative influence on wheel alignment. In extreme cases, should the screw connections become undone whilst the vehicle is in motion, then directional control maybe lost.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles to have the subject connections torqued to the correct specification.
Launch Date: 27 May 2008

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


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