BMW recalls nearly 1 million more cars for increased fire risk

BMW is increasing two former remembers on more mature types for an amplified engine fire threat, the NHTSA disclosed Wednesday. A limited circuit in the heater of the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve can lead to the heater to overheat, soften, and ignite in cars with BMW’s N52 inline-6 engine. 

If the valve heater small circuits, it could overheat, smolder, and start melting. BMW suggests in unusual cases, this could maximize the possibility of hearth. BMW also advises that homeowners can however drive their vehicle except if they see smoke, or odor smoke or a burning plastic odor. The examine engine light-weight would illuminate as perfectly. 

The once reducing-edge N52 engine was employed in a broad vary of BMW vehicles, and the hottest remember encompasses 917,106 units from sure 2006-2013 model several years. 

The recalled vehicles generated concerning January 2005 and October 2013 consist of:

2008-2013 BMW 1-Series convertible

2008-2013 BMW 1-Collection coupe

2006-2011 BMW 3-Sequence sedan

2006-2012 BMW 3-Collection wagon

2007-2013 BMW 3-Series convertible

2007-2013 BMW 3-Sequence coupe

2006-2010 BMW 5-Sequence sedan

2006-2007 BMW 5-Series wagon

2006-2008 BMW Z4 coupe

2006-2011 BMW Z4 Roadster

2007-2010 BMW X3 crossover SUV

2007-2010 BMW X5 crossover SUV

In 2017, BMW recalled 1.4 million vehicles from the 2006-2011 model calendar year for the situation. In 2019, BMW extra 184,000 a lot more vehicles from the 2006 design yr to the remember. Lots of of the vehicles in the recent remember have been part of the two prior recollects. 

Even the vehicles that have been mounted beforehand will will need to arrive back again to the dealer for the most current remember remedy. Entrepreneurs can be expecting notification as early as April 25, and they can call BMW customer assistance at 1-800-525-7417 or check out BMW’s recall website page.