BMW Recall: Fuel Pump Fail

Published 3 years ago — by Lisa Federico

Now Hear This! BMW Recall

Now Hear This! BMW Recall
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall of approximately 18,054 BMW vehicles due to a possible fuel pump fail, which may cause vehicle stalling.

Which BMW models are affected by the recall?

2014 BMW 228i Coupe, M235i Coupe, 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, ActiveHybrid 3, 328xi Sports Wagon, 428i Coupe, 428xi Coupe, 435i Coupe, 435xi Coupe, 428i Convertible, 428xi Convertible, 435i Convertible, 328xi Gran Turismo, 335xi Gran Turismo, and 2015 428i Gran Coupe, 428xi Gran Coupe, and 435i Gran Coupe

What causes the possible fuel pump fail?

Components in the fuel pump with improper nickel plating may cause it to fail and may cause the vehicle to stall, which can be potentially dangerous.

Are there any known accidents attributed to the defect?

At this time, BMW is not aware of any accidents or injuries due to the related problem.

What do I do if my car is one of those affected?

BMW will begin notifying all owners affected by the recall on April 30, 2015. BMW will replace the fuel pump free of charge.

If your BMW is part of this recall and you have not been notified, call your local, independent BMW repair shop to schedule an appointment to have your BMW checked and serviced for the defect.


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