BMW Group Australia Ltd — BMW E9x 3 Series 2005 - 2011

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

The electrical wiring and the fan resistor for the vehicle's interior fan blower motor may deteriorate over time.

What are the hazards?

Defect may cause overheating and short circuit or melting at the plug-in contact at the fan resistor, which can lead to a fire.

What should consumers do?

When the required parts and repair kits are available, 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 1 800 813 299 to arrange inspection and repair. Consumers can also contact BMW Group Australia via the BMW Group Australia website:

Additionally customers can go to the BMW Group Australia website at and using either their vehicles VIN or chassis number, check to see if their vehicle has an outstanding Technical action or outstanding Safety recall.

Traders who sold this product

All authorised BMW Group dealers.

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 26 January 2005 - 1 July 2011

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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