Passenger car 1 series

Recall published
2011-09-05
Brand
Product title
Passenger car 1 series, 5 series, 7 series, X3, X5, X6
Product description
Passenger car
Risk
An unreliable internal contact in the fuel filter heater can lead to the fuel filter heater being permanently activated, even when the vehicle is stationary. In a few isolated cases, the fuel filter heater may as a result become overheated which could possibly lead to a fire.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Types:
560L
560X, X70
187
182, X83
701
Vehicles with diesel engine.
EC type-approvals:
E1*2001/116*0230*14-*15, e1*2001/116*0322*06, e1*2001/116*0420*05-*08, e1*2001/116*0287*15-*16, e1*2001/116*0352*04-*06, e1*2001/116*0249*11-*13, e1*2001/116*0490*00-*02
Vehicles manufactured between 20.08.2008 and 12.06.2009 are affected.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
0894/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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