BMW Recall of certain BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 7, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

BMW Recall: Electric Auxiliary Water Pump Failure

If the circuit board were to overheat, it can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V248000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 47,806

Make Model Model Year(s)
BMW 550I 2011 – 2012
BMW 550I GRAN TURISMO 2010 – 2012
BMW 650I 2012
BMW 750I 2009 – 2012
BMW 750LI 2009 – 2012
BMW 760LI 2009 – 2012
BMW ACTIVEHYBRID 7 2011 – 2012
BMW X5 2010 – 2012
BMW X5 M 2010 – 2012
BMW X6 2008 – 2012
BMW X6 ACTIVEHYBRID SAC 2010 – 2011
BMW X6 M 2008 – 2012
MINI COPPER S 2007 – 2012
MINI COOPER S CLUBMAN 2008 – 2012
MINI COOPER S CONVERTIBLE 2011 – 2012
MINI COOPER S COUNTRYMAN 2011 – 2012
MINI JCW 2007 – 2012
MINI JCW CLUBMAN 2008 – 2012
MINI JCW CONVERTIBLE 2011 – 2012
ROLLS-ROYCE GHOST 2010 – 2012

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2011-2012 BMW 550i, 550i xDrive, 550i Gran Turismo, 550i Gran Turismo xDrive, 750i, 750Li, 750i xDrive, 750Li xDrive, 760Li, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive50i, X6 M, ActiveHybrid7, MINI Cooper S Convertible, John Cooper Works (JCW) Convertible, Cooper S Countryman, Cooper S Countryman ALL4, Cooper S, JCW, Cooper S Clubman, JCW Clubman, Cooper S Roadster, JCW Roadster, Cooper S Coupe, JCW Coupe and Rolls-Royce Ghost, 2011 BMW X6 Hybrid and 2012 BMW 650i Coupe, 650i xDrive Coupe, 650i Convertible and 650i xDrive Convertible vehicles. The electric auxiliary water pump may fail and cause the circuit board to overheat.

Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric auxiliary water pump, free of charge. Depending on the model, there are currently limited parts available, however not all parts are available at this time. Owners will be notified of the recall beginning June 11, 2018, and will receive a second notification when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at BMW 1-800-525-7417, MINI at 1-866-825-1525, or Rolls-Royce at 1-877-877-3735. Note: BMW recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.

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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