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BMW recall 92V140000

Recall 92V140000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
BMW 325i 1991
325iX 1991
325is 1991

Body, Interior & Misc., February 5, 1993
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V140000

NHTSA Action Number: PE92045

Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2942

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.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration