BMW recall 2010 - Rolls-Royce Phantom and BMW 5,6,7 Series

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2010 BMW recall (photo: BMW Alpina)
2010 BMW recall (photo: BMW Alpina)

BMW recall details

The recall affects V8 and V12-powered BMW 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, and Rolls-Royce models produced between July 2001 and November 2009.

BMW brake recall

"In the affected vehicles, a leak may develop in the power braking system, potentially causing a vacuum loss and consequent reduction of power braking assistance," said the company in a statement.

However, mechanical braking is still available to slow and stop the vehicle, and there have been no reported accidents or injuries.

A BMW spokesman said that the problem was identified via feedback from routine vehicle servicing, and that the recall is entirely voluntary.

Any concerned BMW owners should contact the BMW customer service.

BMW recall list

Which models?

According to a news briefing Thursday (sept. 30th, 2010), the recall affects below models of BMWs and Rolls-Royce :

  • 2002-2008 BMW 745i/Li, 750i/Li and 760i/Li
  • 2007-2008 BMW Alpina B7
  • 2004-2010 BMW 645i and 650i
  • 2004-2010 BMW 545i and 550i
  • 2003-2010 Rolls Royce Phantom

Owners will be notified by mail in the coming weeks and asked to schedule an appointment with their dealer to check their vehicle.

BMW recall 2010

Some of BMW's recalled models

BMW Alpina B7
BMW Alpina B7
BMW 760Li Sedan
BMW 760Li Sedan
BMW 650i Coupe
BMW 650i Coupe
BMW 550i Sedan
BMW 550i Sedan

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th1981 6 years ago from North Carolina

Very good read....It seems only the higher end cars are affected though. I wonder what the repair is to fix the problem.

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