BMW Announces Recall for Turbocharged BMW, MINI Models
Cooling system issue could lead to pump smoldering, engine compartment fire
According to the recall notice, the circuit board for the auxiliary water pump could overheat, leading to "a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire." Models subject to the recall are as follows: 2011 BMW 5-Series and 5-Series Gran Turismo, 2012 BMW 7-Series and 6-Series convertible, and the 2012 BMW X5 and X6 as well as the 2011 MINI Cooper S and MINI John Cooper Works.
The recall will begin this month, with BMW notifying owners about the recall and dealers replacing the auxiliary water pump free of charge.
BMW owners can contact the manufacturer's customer relations department directly at (800) 525-7417.
Buy American. The act of purchasing an import is technically treason...
You dim-bulb BMW and Mercedes owners know what you're telling the world, when you buy one?
Hitler won World War Two.
Buy a Japanese car, and you're proudly stating the Japanese did.
Ah........................My Hugo is still running and paid off. I just "PIMPED" it out and I cruise in it now. Girls just love it. Who needs a BMW !!!!!!!!!!!!
Oh yea, the best news even gets better. I added a Large Propane tank on the back of the car like a fork lift and man, I get about 700 miles + and good speed.
You should see me when I pull up next to the 2011 BMW 5 - Series.
Just plain to COOL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hey Brncl and Joe Public ttt, this is my solution. Want a ride ????????
If you live in the United States of America and if you are an American, buy domestically manufactured American cars, regardless if the cars are new or used. I have and still do, buy American cars, as well as other products that are, "Made in the U.S.A.", where ever I can find them.
My first-- and last-- BMW was a '69 2002, four-speed, colored granada red. It got 20 mpg. in town and 28 on the highway. I wish I had it today, in the shape it was in 43 years ago. Since the late '70s, the cars have gotten much pricier and quite a bit larger, definitely out of the reach of Joe Average-Person.
I have a 2007 Mini S series that I have had to have the thermostat replaced and almost immed. the fan started coming on to cool off the car even after a few minutes of driving. Could I have a problem????
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