2012 BMW X5 Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 BMW X5 Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1428301
 Internal NHTSA #11051265
 ManufacurerBMW of North America, LLC
 BrandBMW
 ModelX5
 Model Year2012
 File date26/12/16
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI was driving on the highway with a posted speed limit of 70 mph with my family on a road trip. The check engine light came on and said engine is overheatted and power is reduced. When i tried to press down on the gas, the car would not go faster. Traffic was a bit heavy and i was going 70 mph with traffic behind me. It was nerve wrecking to slow down (because the car isn't producing any power because the engine is overheatted) due to physics and needing to pull over to the side of a busy highway. When i took the car to the mechanic, they told me the water pump has failed. My car only has 55k miles on it.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure55000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateBROOKLYN, NY
VIN pattern 5UXZV4C59CLXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase08/12/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed70
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
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 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • 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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