Popular Automobile Company Recalls Thousands of Vehicles For Fire Hazard Risking Lives

May 07, 2018

Lately, it seems like everything is being recalled, from lettuce to steaks to airbags to ground beef. Consumers can't catch a break.

Recently, a BMW has issued a recall over thousands of their vehicles. This includes BMW, Mini, and Rolls Royce vehicles.


Nearly 48,000 select 2011 and 2012 cars are impacted by the circuit board that is overheating. The auxiliary water pump may fail which could cause the circuit board to catch fire, according to "Consumer Reports."

The automobile company is asking consumers with these vehicles to park them outside in case the vehicle does catch fire. According to the "National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), "The electric auxiliary water pump may fail and cause the circuit board to overheat."


Here is the list of vehicles:


Certain 2011-2012 BMW 550i, 550i xDrive, 550i Gran Turismo, 550i Gran Turismo xDrive, 750i, 750Li, 750i xDrive, 750Li xDrive, 760Li, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive50i, X6 M, Activehybrid 7, MINI Cooper S Convertible, John Cooper Works (JCW) Convertible, Cooper S Countryman, Cooper S Countryman ALL4, Cooper S, JCW, Cooper S Clubman, JCW Clubman, Cooper S Roadster, JCW Roadster, Cooper S Coupe, JCW Coupe, and Rolls-Royce Ghost vehicles. Certain 2011 BMW X6 Hybrid and 2012 BMW 650i Coupe, 650i xDrive Coupe, 650i Convertible, and 650i xDrive Convertible vehicles.


Consumers are asked to take their affected vehicle to their dealership for repair. The technicians will replace the electric auxiliary water pump. There will be no charge to the customer. At this time, there are no replacement parts. The campaign number is 18V248000.


For more information, consumers can contact BMW at BMW 800-525-7417, Mini owners can call 866-825-1525, and Rolls Royce owners can call 877-877-3735.


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