Friday, April 11, 2014

BMW recall 156.137 vehicles in the United States

BMW recall 156.137 vehicles in the United States
German automaker BMW said that it would remind voluntarily, that make sedan, for possibly defective screws including its popular 3 series compact, more than 156,000 vehicles in the United States, which could lead to engine damage.

BMW said it would check whether screws hold a certain component in vehicles with 6-cylinder engines were vulnerable for loose or break.

The vehicles, also the series 5 and the Z4 sports car, derived from including model years 2010-2012, that company said in an e-Mail.

BMW had recalled, 232,000 imported and locally produced cars in China earlier this month for the same reason.

The company said in an e-mail message would be checked on Thursday, the vehicles, to help determine whether the screws hold the variable camshaft timing (VANOS) unit were vulnerable, loosening or break in extreme cases.

Drivers of potentially affected vehicles can continue to drive their vehicles, but if it appears warnings such as "Check Engine" or "Service Engine soon", they immediately contact their nearest authorized BMW Center, says the company.

BMW said it had informed the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is affected by the recall.

Callback BMW follows a series of recalls by leading car manufacturers around the world. Toyota, the world's largest automaker by sales volume, on Wednesday said there are more than 6 million vehicles would remember.

General Motors investigates by U.S. lawmakers for his slow recall 2.6 million cars related to problems with ignition switches.

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