BMW X5 Diesel Sav Engine And Engine Cooling,engine,diesel Recall | June 23, 2011

2011 BMW X5 Diesel Sav Engine And Engine Cooling,engine,diesel Recall | June 23, 2011

Bmw Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2011, X5 Diesel Sports Activity Vehicles (sav) Manufactured From March 31, 2011, Through May 19, 2011. Due To A Component Manufacturing Error At The Supplier, The Welds In The Belt Tensioner Could Have Incipient Cracks. Over Time, This Could Lead A Malfunction Of The Belt Tensioner.

If The Belt Tensioner Fails, There Could Be A Sudden Loss Of Power Steering Assistance, If Power Steering Assist Is Lost, Manual Steering Capability Is Still Retained And Could Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Engine Belt Tensioner Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Is Expected To Begin During August 2011. Owners May Contact Bmw Customer Relations And Services At 1-800-525-7417, Or Via Email At Customerrelations@bmwusa.com.

Owners May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To http://www.safercar.gov .

This recall was issued on June 23, 2011 for 2011 BMW X5 Diesel Sav, manufactured by BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,engine,diesel problems.

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