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MINI RECALL ANNOUNCED JANUARY 14, 2012

Tom L.
user 9323879
Catonsville, MD
Post #: 213
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Report Date : January 14, 2012 at 07:02 PM
NHTSA Campaign ID number : 12V008000

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
MINI / COOPER S 2007-2011

MINI / COOPER S CLUBMAN 2008-2011

MINI / COOPER S CONVERTIBLE 2009-2011

MINI / COOPER S COUNTRYMAN 2011

MINI / JCW 2009-2011

MINI / JCW CLUBMAN 2009

MINI / JCW CONVERTIBLE 2010-2011

Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC Mfr's Report Date: JAN 10, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V008000 PE11036
NHTSA Action Number: PE11036

Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 88,911
Summary:
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2011 MINI COOPER S, 2008-2011 MINI COOPER S CLUBMAN, 2009-2011 MINI COOPER S CONVERTIBLE, 2009-2011 MINI COOPER JCW, 2009-2011 MINI COOPER JCW CLUBMAN, 2009-2011 COOPER JCW CONVERTIBLE, AND 2011 COOPER S COUNTRYMAN PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 14, 2006, THROUGH JANUARY 18, 2011. THE ELECTRIC AUXILIARY WATER PUMP THAT COOLS THE TURBOCHARGER HAS AN ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT BOARD THAT CAN MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
THE CIRCUIT BOARD MAY SMOLDER WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy:
BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WATER PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-866-275-6464.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


http://www-odi.nhtsa....­



Steve-LUXOR
LUXOR
Crofton, MD
Post #: 340
Bill K.
OhBe1
Edgewater, MD
Post #: 33
FWIW, we had a CEL a couple months ago now. Naptown MINI said it was a thermostat, but replaced WP as well.
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