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Old 12-06-2012, 06:03 AM
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NHTSA Just Issued Notice Today:

Report Date : December 6, 2012 at 09:02 AM
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V550000
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
BMW / X5 SAV 2009-2012
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Report Receipt Date: NOV 27, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V550000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINEIESEL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 29,800
Summary:
BMW is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 X5 xDrive 35d SAV diesel vehicles manufactured September 1, 2008, through November 15, 2012. The engine belt idler pulley bolt could loosen and break over time.
Consequence:
If the engine belt idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace and tighten the idler pulley bolt. The recall is expected to begin during January 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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