Vehicle started smoking from under the car and air vents while car was in motion air conditioning was running and the owner pulled over and the fire department put out the fire and broke 3 windows unnecessarily in the process. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash. Notes: Customers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot 1-888-327-4236. There is something wrong with bmws. This could lead to a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire. Do you perhaps know if the x5 2004 model has a sealed transmission that can not be serviced? In the event of a crash, the seat belt attachment could break and fail to restrain a seat occupant, increasing the risk of injury.
Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer who replaced the coil springs and the spark plugs. Loose bolts can affect the performance of the suspension, thereby increasing the risk of a crash. About a month later my turbo blew. Who's got the highest horsepower? An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. The loss of power assist in braking could increase stopping distance and lead to a vehicle crash.
There was a manufacturer's recall that could have been related to the failure. I eventually took it to an aircon speacialist who, found that my aulixary fan was broken. The key sometimes did not unlock or lock the doors. Thanks so much for your reply. The manufacturer was notified of the failure several times. The electric auxiliary water pump may fail and cause the circuit board to overheat.
Dealers will replace the rear axle stabilizer. The manufacturer has not yet provided the agency with a notification schedule. Bulletin: 07142004 Component: 061000 engine and engine cooling:engine Summary: Part 2. If the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. And yes it is out of warranty, so I am footing the costs. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired.
The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if and how the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure. The fuel filter heater, which is used for warming up the diesel fuel during vehicle operation at low outside temperatures, could experience an electrical overload condition and become permanently activated. Correction: Dealers will install a new digital engine management control unit. An electrical short can cause the parts within the pcv valve to melt, increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use. The rear side door lock mechanisms may not have been manufactured to correct tolerances and when the inside door handle is pulled, the previously engaged child safety lock can disengage. Turbos can fail depending on mileage and treatment.
. If the engine belt idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash. The information may come from producers or distributors who voluntarily organise recalls of the products they found posed a risk to consumers health. Temperature and humidity play a large role in how rapidly degradation occurs, as well as the age of the vehicle. Ooopppss It does in fact appear that your transmission has 'oil for life' even if its the manual 4 x 4 one.
The reason apparntally was no oil in the gear box. Consequence: The vehicle could accelerate unexpectedly, which could result in a crash. The company set up a task force in May 2010 after two customer vehicles reported burned engine compartments. The technician replaced the battery and the alternator. Should the system fail, in the event of a crash, the front passenger air bag would be deactivated, increasing the risk of personal injury. The recall is expected to begin February 6, 2017. This happens every few months when the metal connection turns black.
Failure of the hydraulic brake system may cause increased stopping distances which could result in a crash. I have been scraping the black off the metal connector for probably 4 years. Car was parked in drive way. The affected vehicles have in-tank fuel pumps that may have insufficiently crimped wire contacts. I have just had my 120000km service. This wear could lead to fuel pump malfunction and engine stalling.