BMW X5 Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Jan 09, 2003

2003 BMW X5 Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Jan 09, 2003

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles, It May Be Possible For The Front Brake Line To Slip Out Of The Retaining Bracket Located At The Front Strut. The Brake Hose That Is Attached To The Brake Line Could Come In Contact With The Tire And Be Subjected To Wear And Abrasion.

This Could Initially Cause Some Brake Fluid Leakage, And Eventually Lead To A Substantial Loss Of Brake Fluid. There Could Be A Noticeable Reduction In Brake Performance If A Loss Of Front Brake Performance Occurs.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install An Additional Retaining Clip To Further Secure The Brake Line To The Front Strut. Additionally, If Inspection Of Any Brake Hose Indicates That It Has Experienced Damage, The Hose Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began February 14, 2003. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Jan 09, 2003 for 2003 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems.

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