BMW Australia Pty Ltd — BMW E70 X5 and BMW E71 X6 MY2007-2010

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
Please see attached VIN list

What are the defects?

The plug connection from the wiring harness to the blower controller may deteriorate over time. This may cause the plug-in contact to short circuit or overheat.

What are the hazards?

If the plug-contact short circuits or overheats, this may cause a fire. A vehicle fire could increase the risk of an accident, serious injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users and bystanders, and/or damage to property.

What should consumers do?

All known owners will be contacted by BMW Group Australia Ltd or a BMW dealer.

Consumers may contact an authorised BMW Service centre, or call the BMW Group Customer Interaction Centre on 1800 813 299 to arrange inspection and repair.

Consumers can also contact BMW Group Australia via the BMW Group Australia website:

For further information, consumers can go to the BMW Australia website, and using either their vehicle's VIN or chassis number, check to see if their vehicle has an outstanding technical action, or an outstanding safety recall via

Traders who sold this product

BMW Authorised dealers

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2007 - 31 August 2010

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
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