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BMW X5 and X6 vehicle recall

November 27, 2012

BMW is recalling specific BMW X5 and BMW X6 vehicles.

This voluntary recall is being carried out due to a potential problem with the power steering.  In some cases it may fail and the driver may have to rely on manual steering.

The vehicle and production range concerned are:

Model  Production Dates
X5 XDrive30d / X5 3.0d E70 30 January 2007 to 09 April 2010
X5 XDrive35d / X5 3.0sd E70 01 June 2006 to 14 November 2012
X6 XDrive30d E71 07 February 2008 to 09 April 2010
X6 XDrive35d E71 25 July 2007 to 18 March 2010

This recall affects approximately 1005 vehicles in Ireland.

What to do:

Letters will be sent by BMW to owners of the affected vehicles and customers will be asked to arrange an appointment to have the repair completed at their authorised service agent.  Customers can also call BMW’s free-phone number 1890 719 421 for more details.

Any work carried out as part of this recall will be completed free of charge.


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