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

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

Date Announced
OCT 20, 2011
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
BMW is recalling certain model year 2011 5-series, model year 2010-2011 5-series gran turismo, model year 2009-2011 7-series, model year 2010-2011 X5 sav, and model year 2008-2011 X6 sav vehicles equipped with 8- or 12-cylinder, turbocharged, engines because the circuit board for the electric auxiliary water pump can overheat.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the auxiliary water pump free of charge. The safety recall began on December 19, 2011. Owners may contact BMW customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417.
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