MINI COOPER 2016: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Make : MINI Model : COOPER Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-11-24 - 2015-11-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V887000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-12-28 Date Received by ODI: 2015-12-30 Date Added to Database: 2015-12-30
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling one model year 2016 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2 Door vehicle manufactured November 24, 2015, and one BMW X1 Sports Activity Vehicle "SAV" manufactured October, 19 2015. The steering gearbox may have been manufactured with incorrect parts.
Consequence:
      A gearbox malfunction may cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      BMW will replace the steering gearbox, free of charge. Affected vehicles are located in dealer inventory and will be remedied before customer retail. The recall began on December 28, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.