BMW Australia Ltd—5 Series, BMW X5 Series, BMW X6 Series, BMW 1 Series & BMW 7 Series - Diesel Variants Only

Identifying features

CPA No: 31037 - 5 Series E60
CPA No: 37222 - E70 X5 & X6
CPA No: 32549 - E83 X3
CPA No: 33113 - 1 Series E87
CPA No: 40640 - 7 Series – F01 & F02

What are the defects?

An internal short-circuit may occur in the area of the electric contacts of the diesel fuel filter heating unit.

What are the hazards?

In unfavourable individual cases, an electrical short-circuit may occur in the diesel fuel filter heater, which may lead to a vehicle fire.

The diesel fuel filter heater unit only operates at temperatures below -1° Celsius.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW motor vehicle service centre, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on freecall: 1 800 813 299.

Traders who sold this product

All authorised BMW dealers Australia-wide

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 August 2009 - 30 November 2009

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
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