BMW has announced plans to issue a recall for 136,188 vehicles on December 5th. Motortrend.com reports that the issue is linked to loose wires in the fuel pump that can cause the connector to melt, allowing fuel to leak. According to BMW, no accidents or injuries have yet been linked to the problem.
Models impacted by the recall include:
- Various X5 models manufactured between 2007-2011
- Various X6 models manufactured between 2008-2011
- Various Gran Turismo models manufactured between 2010-2011
- Various 528i, 535i, and 550i models manufactured between 2011-2012
- Various 650i models manufactured in 2012
You can learn if your vehicle is included in this recall by looking it up by VIN at safecar.gov. Defective vehicles injure and kill hundreds of people in the United States annually. While this latest BMW defect has not yet resulted in injury or death, dozens of recalls involving potentially fatal defects are issued every year. Sadly, many of these recall notices never reach the owners of impacted vehicles, leaving thousands of drivers and passengers at risk. However, even in cases where notification was sent, injuries caused by vehicle defects demand compensation – and our Minneapolis product liability attorneys are here to help victims get what they are due.
Bringing over 30 years of experience, the defective vehicle lawyers at GoldenbergLaw know how to hold negligent auto manufacturers accountable for the damages they cause. We are prepared to take your case as far as necessary and to fight tirelessly for your rights until we have secured for you the largest settlement possible.