BMW X5 Fuel System, Diesel, Pre-heater Recall | Aug 19, 2011

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2011 BMW X5 Fuel System, Diesel, Pre-heater Recall | Aug 19, 2011

Bmw Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2009 X5 Xdrive35d Vehicles Equipped With A Diesel Engine And Manufactured From October 1, 2008, Through June 12, 2009. The Fuel Filter Heater, Which Is Used For Warming Up The Diesel Fuel During Vehicle Operation At Low Outside Temperatures, Could Experience An Electrical Overload Condition And Become Permanently Activated.

The Fuel Filter Heater Could Remain Activated Even When The Ignition Is Off And Lead To A Dead Battery. The Unit Could Also Overheat, Possibly Leading To A Vehicle Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Bmw Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Filter Heater Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began On October 11, 2011. Owners May Contact Bmw Customer Relations And Services At 1-800-525-7417.

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 .

This recall was issued on Aug 19, 2011 for 2011 BMW X5, manufactured by BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC, in response to Fuel System, Diesel, Pre-heater problems.

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