Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2012-18 BMW 3 Series, 2014-15 BMW 5 Series, 2015 BMW 7 Series, 2015-17 BMW X3, 2014-17 BMW X5
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 50,404
Report Date: November 19, 2021
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2018 328d, 328d xDrive, 2014-2018 328d Sports Wagon, 328d xDrive Sports Wagon, 2014-2016 535d, 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d SAV, and 2014-2017 X5 xDrive35d SAV diesel vehicles equipped with an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) module with an integrated cooler. The EGR cooler may leak internally, causing coolant to mix with diesel engine soot, which could result in smoldering particles and a melting intake manifold. A melting intake manifold increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will replace the EGR cooler and inspect the intake manifold, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 12, 2022. This recall includes all vehicles previously recalled under 18V-755. Vehicles previously recalled under 18V-755 will need to have the new remedy performed for this recall.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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