2012 BMW 740Li Recall - Engine Safety

Engine And Engine Cooling - Engine - Other Fuel Types - Turbo Charger

Summary

Bmw is recalling certain model year 2011 5-series, 5-series gran turismo, model year 2012 6-series convertible, 7-series, x5 sav, and x6 sav vehicles equipped with 8- or 12-cylinder, turbocharged, engines because the circuit board for the electric auxiliary water pump can overheat.

Consequence

This could lead to a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire.

Action

Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the auxiliary water pump free of charge. the safety recall began on april 30, 2012. owners may contact bmw customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417.

Notes

This recall is an expansion of safety recall 11v521.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Other cars affected by this recall

2012 BMW 740i / 2012 BMW 750i / 2012 BMW 750Li / 2012 BMW 760Li
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