2017 BMW X3 Steering Electric Power Assist System Recall

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2017 BMW X3 Steering Electric Power Assist System Recall

 NHTSA Recall #122758
NHTSA Compaign #16V704000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerBMW of North America, LLC
 SupplierBMW
 BrandBMW
 ModelX3
 Model Year2017
 ComponentSTEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
 Date of notification11/10/16
 Begin date of manufacuring07/06/16
 End date of manufacturing07/06/16
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received03/10/16
 Report created03/10/16
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units103
 Defect summaryBmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling one model year 2017 bmw x3 xdrive 28i vehicle manufactured on june 7, 2016. This vehicle has electronic power steering (eps), and the contact pins on the eps control unit may not have been welded properly resulting in increased resistance.
 Consequence summaryAn increase in pin contact resistance can increase the risk of a fire, even while the vehicle is parked and ignition is off.
 Corrective actionThe vehicle was repaired at the dealership before sale. Therefore, an owner notification notice will not be issued for this campaign. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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