BMW X5 Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Jan 18, 2000

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2000 BMW X5 Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Jan 18, 2000

Vehicle Description: Sport Utility Vehicles. The Lower Steering Shaft Coupling Includes A Plastic Collar Which Fits Over The Lower Steering Rack Input Shaft. This Collar Is Pushed Down Onto The Steering Rack And Tightened During Assembly. On Some Of The Affected Vehicles, The Collar May Not Have Been Pushed Down Fully Onto The Rack At The Assembly Plant.

Operation Of The Vehicle, Especially In Rough Road Conditions, Can Cause The Clearance Between The Collar And The Steering Rack To Increase To The Point Where The Input Shaft Can Separate From The Rack, Resulting In A Loss Of Steering Capability.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Steering Rack Input Shaft Collar For Proper Positioning, And Reposition Is Necessary.

Bmw Recall No. 00vx5sc01.owner Notification Began February 8, 2000. 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.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 18, 2000 for 2000 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Steering,wheel And Handle Bar problems.

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