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Recall 19V579000

Recall 19V579000

August 06, 2019

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 06, 2019
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
41,981
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
19V579000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2008-2012 BMW 128i, 135i, 135is Coupes and 128i, 135i Convertible vehicles. The wiring and electrical connectors in the blower-regulator wiring harness may overheat.
Consequence
Wiring that overheats could cause the electrical connectors to melt, and increase the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is unattended.
Remedy
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the blower-regulator wiring harness, and replace it with a new part, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 27, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This recall is an expansion of an earlier recall number 17V-676.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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