BMW 3 series (2009 - 2011)

Production: 12/2009 - 10/2017 | Problems / tags:   

BMW-3-series-2009-battery-cable-fault-recall
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Problem Description

The connector of the positive battery cable on the front power distribution box may be damaged. This might result in a failure of the vehicle’s electrical system and engine during driving, potentially leading to an accident.

The BMW 3 series models affected by this recall were manufactured between December 2009 and October 2011.

BMW recall code: 0061050500

Source: Rapex Alert 22/2019 A12/0819/19




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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.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

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.

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 notifications.


Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - BMW
Published by RAPEX 31. 5. 2019
Keywords   
Risk Accident
Make
Model
Type Passenger car
Production period 12/2009 - 10/2017
Type/number of model Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0287, e1*2007/46*0273, e1*2001/116*0352, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2001/116*0287, e1*2007/46*0283, e1*2001/116*0352, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2007/46*0275, e24*2007/46*0024, e1*2001/116*0308, e1*2007/46*0314, e1*2001/116*0308, e1*2007/46*0315, e24*2007/46*0022, e1*2001/116*0346, e1*2007/46*0316; , types: 187, 1K2, 182, 1C, 187, 1K4, X1, X1-N1, 390L, 3L, 3K, 3K-N1, 392C, 3C
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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