Wednesday, March 28, 2012

BMW recalls 1.3 million cars for electrical problem that may lead to fire

.BMW recalls 1.3 million cars for electrical problem


USA Today (3/27) reported, "BMW announced in Frankfurt today that it is recalling it is recalling 1.3 million cars worldwide for an electrical problem." The recall order "covers all 2003 to 2010 model 5- and 6-series cars." In the US, the recall will affect 368,000 vehicles. "BMW says that in a few of the cars, a battery cable covering in the trunk was not installed properly, and it could eventually keep the car from starting and even lead to a fire." According to the company, it's only received a few complaints related to the issue, and there have been no reports of crashes or injuries linked to the defect.

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