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Recall: No. 1 of 2
Recall Ref: R/2013/129
Exact Model: 1 2 & 5 series X1 X3 and Z4 with a 4-cylinder petrol engine
VIN: Various
Build Date: June 2012 to August 2013
Numbers: 3411
Defect: It is possible for the lubrication to the vacuum pump to be interrupted because of a nonconformity with the sealing cap fitted to the intake camshaft. The sealing cap may move and prevent lubrication reaching the vacuum pump causing it over a period to seize. The driver will probably note increasing input is necessary to stop the vehicle. Should the vacuum pump fail completely the vehicle can still be braked albeit with increased pressure applied to the foot brake control.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to check the sealing cap of the intake camshaft. If necessary the sealing cap in the camshaft will be secured with a spacer.
Launch Date: 28 January 2014
Recall: No. 2 of 2
Recall Ref: R/2014/188
Exact Model: 2 series 3 series 4 series M3 Saloon
VIN: Various
Build Date: March to December 2014
Numbers: 777
Defect: On affected vehicles the Driver's seatbelt retractor may be faulty. The seat belt may be hard to pull out or below zero degrees it may not be possible to pull the belt out. In these instances a driver may not be able to use the belt as intended.
Action: On affected vehicles Check belt operation and replace belt if necessary
Launch Date: 06 January 2015

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


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