Illustrative photo | source BMW
Published on 23 January 2020
The connector of the positive battery cable on the front power distribution box may be damaged over the lifetime of the vehicle by vibrations and currents. This may lead to failure of the engine and of the vehicle’s electrical system, including headlights and occupant protection which will increase the risk of an accident and injuries to the occupants.
The BMW 3 Series models affected by this recall were manufactured between March 2007 to November 2011.
BMW recall codes: 0061950400, 0061670400, 0061120500
Source: Rapex Alert 3/2020 A12/00039/20
Is my car affected?
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a BMW dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
How to contact your dealer
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.