MINI COOPER S 2003: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
|Make : MINI||Model : COOPER S||Year : 2003|
|Build Dates : 2001-07-18 - 2005-02-09|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V660000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2016-03-04||Date Received by ODI: 2015-10-15||Date Added to Database: 2015-10-15|
|Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC|
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|Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 86018|
BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 MINI Cooper and Cooper S vehicles and 2005 Cooper and Cooper S Convertible vehicles. The affected vehicles may experience temporary or permanent loss of the electro-hydraulic steering assistance.
If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
MINI will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the electro-hydraulic power steering system, replacing the components and wiring, as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices were mailed to owners on December 10, 2015. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.
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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.