BMW 325iX Recall 92V140000

Recall 92V140000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

February 5, 1993

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

92V140000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE92045

Component:

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Potential Number of Units Affected:

2,942

Summary:

THE SCREW THAT SECURES THE WIPER SWITCH AT ONE LOCATION AND WHICH ALSO PROVIDES A GROUND FOR THE WIPER CIRCUIT, LOOSENS AS THE SWITCH IS OPERATED OVER A LONG PERIOD OF TIME. AS THE SCREW CONTINUES TO LOOSEN THE GROUND FOR THE WIPER CIRCUIT IS INTERMITTENTLY OR COMPLETELY LOST.

Consequence:

THE INTERMITTENT OR COMPLETE LOSS OF THE WIPER CIRCUITGROUND CAUSES THE WIPERS TO OPERATE ERRATICALLY OR NOT AT ALL, RESULTING INREDUCED VISIBILITY FOR THE DRIVER IN INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS.

Remedy:

RELOCATE THE WIPER SWITCH GROUND WIRE ATTACHMENT ON THE STEERING COLUMN.

Notes:

SYSTEM: VISUAL; WINDSHIELD WIPER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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