BMW 320I 2013: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : BMW Model : 320I Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-05-01 - 2013-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V454000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-01-31 Date Received by ODI: 2013-09-26 Date Added to Database: 2013-10-21
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
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Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 76191
Summary:
      BMW of North America LLC "BMW" is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xDrive, and 328i xDrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xDrive Sports Wagons; model year 2012-2013 528i and 528i xDrive sedans, model year 2013-2014 X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles and model year 2012-2014 Z4 sDrive28i roadsters. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail.
Consequence:
      A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the vehicles to prevent insufficient vacuum pump lubrication, free of charge. The safety recall began on January 31, 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations"bmwusa.com.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
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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.