BMW Recall of certain 3 Series vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 3, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

BMW Recall – Blower Motor Wiring may Overheat

Wiring that overheats could cause the electrical connectors to melt, and increase the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is unattended.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V676000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 672,775

Vehicles

Make Model Model Year(s)
BMW 323I 2006 – 2011
BMW 325I 2006 – 2011
BMW 325XI 2006 – 2011
BMW 328I 2006 – 2011
BMW 228XI 2006 – 2011
BMW 330I 2006 – 2011
BMW 330XI 2006 – 2011
BMW 335D 2009 – 2011
BMW 335I 2006 – 2011
BMW 335IS 2007 – 2011
BMW 335XI 2006 – 2011
BMW M3 2006 – 2011

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006-2011 323i, 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi and M3, 2007-2011 328i xDrive, 335i xDrive and 335is and 2009-2011 335d vehicles. The wiring and electrical connectors for the system that controls air flow for the heating and air conditioning system may overheat.

Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiring and electrical connectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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