Leaking power steering fluid can spray onto hot exhaust parts, increasing the risk of an engine compartment fire.


Date Announced
JUN 13, 2012
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
BMW is recalling certain model year 2012 X5 vehicles equipped with a diesel engine and 2013 X5 and X6 vehicles. Due to a machining error of the steering gear surface, power steering fluid may leak.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the steering gear free of charge. The safety recall began on July 20, 2012. Owners may contact BMW customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417.
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