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BMW 7-Series Has Been Recalled in China

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Mar 12,2014

BMW is facing performance problems in the Chinese markets as some issues have been reported and in order to maintain their quality BMW has decided to recall more than ten thousand vehicles. You should know that this is not a big recall, because in 2003, a record 5.3 million vehicles were recalled from Chinese market which included both foreign and local makes. BMW has announced a recall for 10,234 units of 7-Series saloon cars. The BMW 7-Series is an advanced vehicle which has keyless entry and start system. This recall notice was issued on Wednesday but it will start from March 24, and will be completed in several phases. If you own one of the BMW 7-Series then keep in mind it that it has a faulty comfort access system.


General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, with which BMW filed the recall notice said, “The 7-Series is facing issues in comfort access system that may trigger the safety hazards.” First phase of recall will start from March 24, and 8676 vehicles will be recalled in this phase. These vehicles will include those produced between march10, 2004 to July 31, 2008. These batches can face difficulties in starting the comfort control and access system.


The production batches between March 1, 2004 and July 8, 2008 are subjected to door issues. These are almost 1558 cars, experiencing faulty locks that may seem to be locked but actually not. These doors can open unexpectedly in uneven conditions and can cause serious accidents.


BMW China Inspection and quarantine division stated on their website, “BMW will recall 8,676 7-series saloons produced between March 1, 2004 and July 31, 2008 due to a software glitch that could potentially cause a car to slip downhill when parked on a slope.” the agency said,”BMW will recall further 1,558 cars of 7-series cars made between March 1, 2004 and July 8, 2008 due to a software problem that could cause doors to release un expectedly when on bumpy roads.”

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