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.
clarification...can be a high resistance..
and the engine coolant pump is belt driven...at least on a MINI..
Can you please point out to a 12-cylinder engine anywhere is BMW or MINI line up? Bonus, if you can find a turbocharged one.
The BMW had Inline-6 and V8 with Twin Turbo. MINI has whatever they have. I believe the pump in question is the one that cools turbos, but I may be wrong.
oh... and Resl: **** you.
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