2014 BMW X3 Recalls

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Campaign Number: 

14V627000

Report Date: 

September 25, 2013

Components: 

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Vehicles Affected: 

8988

Summary: 

BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon, 2012-2014 BMW 320i Sedan, 328i Sedan, 320i xDrive Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan, 2012-2013 BMW 528i Sedan, 528i xDrive Sedan, 2013-2014 BMW X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle, 2013-2014 BMW X3 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle, 2012-2014 BMW Z4 sDrive28i Roadster, and 2014 BMW 428i Coupe, and 428i xDrive Coupe. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 13V-454.

Consequence Summary: 

A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary: 

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the vehicles to prevent insufficient vacuum pump lubrication, free of charge. The safety recall began on January 31, 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

Manufacture Dates: 

May 31, 2012 to August 30, 2013

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