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2016 BMW X1

Report Date:
December 30, 2015
Campaign Number:
15V887000
Component:
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one model year 2016 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2 Door vehicle manufactured November 24, 2015, and one BMW X1 Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) manufactured October, 19 2015. The steering gearbox may have been manufactured with incorrect parts.

Consequence Summary:
A gearbox malfunction may cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
BMW will replace the steering gearbox, free of charge. Affected vehicles are located in dealer inventory and will be remedied before customer retail. The recall began on December 28, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.