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BMW 323i Recall 99V100000

Brakes, May 14, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 14, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
31,067
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V100000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE RETAINING CLIP THAT SECURES THE BRAKE BOOSTER PUSHROD TO THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM WAS NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED DURING PRODUCTION. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE CLIP TO DETACH FROM THE PIN ON THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM ALLOWING THE PUSHROD TO DISCONNECT FROM THE ARM.
Consequence
IF THIS OCCURS, BRAKING IS NOT POSSIBLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CLIP FOR TIGHT INSTALLATION AND REPLACE THE CLIP IF IT IS LOOSE.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 14, 1999.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).
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