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    Exclamation Recall: 2009-2010 X5 xDrive35d vehicles -Fuel Filter Heater/Possible Fire

    RECALL Subject : Fuel Filter Heater/Possible Fire

    Report Receipt Date: AUG 07, 2013

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V339000

    Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

    Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,540

    All Products Associated with this Recall

    BMW X5 2009-2010

    Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

    SUMMARY:

    BMW is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 X5 xDrive35d vehicles equipped with a diesel engine and manufactured from June 13, 2009, through November 9, 2009. The fuel filter heater, which is used for warming up the diesel fuel during vehicle operation at low outside temperatures, could experience an electrical overload condition and become permanently activated.

    CONSEQUENCE:
    The fuel filter heater could remain activated even when the ignition is off and lead to a dead battery. The unit could also overheat, possibly resulting in a vehicle fire.

    REMEDY:
    BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel filter heater, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417.

    NOTES:
    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153),

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    Default Re: Recall: 2009-2010 X5 xDrive35d vehicles -Fuel Filter Heater/Possible Fire

    Sorry I left BMW out of the title!

 

 

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