2017 MINI COOPER Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Recall

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2017 MINI COOPER Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Recall

 NHTSA Recall #122398
NHTSA Compaign #17V222000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerBMW of North America, LLC
 SupplierMINI
 BrandMINI
 ModelCOOPER
 Model Year2017
 ComponentEXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
 Date of notification19/05/17
 Begin date of manufacuring01/09/15
 End date of manufacturing23/03/17
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received31/03/17
 Report created03/04/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number108
Estimated number of affected units16883
 Defect summaryBmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain 2016-2017 mini cooper clubman, cooper s clubman and jcw clubman vehicles. When the affected vehicles are braking and the turn signals are on, the inner, bumper-mounted, brake light will go out. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."
 Consequence summaryIf the brake light does not illuminate when a turn signal is activated, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionMini will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the vehicle to correct the brake lighting, free of charge. The recall began may 22, 2017. Owners may contact mini customer service at 1-866-825-1525.
 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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