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BMW Recalling 917,000 US Vehicles Over Engine Fire Concerns

WASHINGTON –– BMW will recall 917,106 vehicles in the United States over potential engine fire risks, the German automaker said on Wednesday, its third such move over the issue since 2017. The latest recall includes numerous vehicles built between 2006 …

Institute Ranks Cars for Pedestrian Crash Avoidance

Consumers don’t always have to pay extra to acquire a good pedestrian crash-avoidance system: Some of the best systems come as standard equipment, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute rated pedestrian crash prevention systems in 16 …

Fiat Chrysler Recalling 300,000, BMW Adding 185,000 to Recall for Engine Problems

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly, while BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles to a U.S. recall announced in 2017 for possible engine fires. …

BMW Joins Other Auto Makers, Will Replace Airbags Nationwide

BMW has agreed to demands from the government to replace driver’s-side airbags across the entire U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been pushing companies to recall older cars with airbag inflators made by Takata Corp. They can explode …

BMW Recalls 1.6 Million Vehicles to Fix Faulty Passenger Airbag

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is recalling 1.6 million cars globally for a front-passenger air- bag defect that has caused manufacturers including Honda Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. to repair millions of vehicles. BMW 3-Series models produced from May 1999 …

BMW Recalls 176,000 Vehicles Over Power Brake

German carmaker BMW is recalling 176,000 vehicles from the model years 2012 to 2014 over a problem with the power brake system. The company says in rare cases an interruption in the oil supply to a part can mean the …

BMW Recalls 143,000 Cars in China

China’s national product safety agency says automaker BMW is recalling 143,000 cars to replace a part in its electrical system. The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China said Monday a seal in the electrical system might …

BMW Recalls Nearly 570,000 Cars to Fix Cables

BMW is recalling almost 570,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a battery cable connector can fail and cause the engines to stall. The recall affects the popular 3-Series sedans, wagons, convertibles and coupes from the 2007 through 2011 …

BMW Recalls Utility Vehicles for Steering Issue

BMW of North America will recall 29,800 X5 utility vehicles with diesel engines to replace an engine part that could break and cause a loss of power steering, federal safety officials said Thursday. The issue affects 2009-2012 BMW X5 35d …

BMW Recalls Older 7 Series Sedans for Faulty Door Latches

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG’s BMW of North America affiliate said it will recall 7,485 of its 7 Series luxury sedans from model years 2005-2007 that may have faulty door latches. BMW said the doors may not latch due to a …