• Mini Cooper Recall: Loss of Power Steering

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! Mini Cooper Recall

    Now Hear This! Mini Cooper Recall
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    BMW N.A. is issuing a recall of approximately 86,000 Mini Cooper vehicles due to a power steering problem, after a 4 year battle with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about the issue.

    Which Mini Cooper models are affected by the recall?

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  • Mini Cooper Recall: Air Bag Deployment Flaw

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! Mini Cooper Recall

    Now Hear This! Mini Cooper Recall
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    BMW N.A. is issuing a recall of approximately 91,800 Mini Cooper vehicles due to a possible air bag flaw, which may cause the air bag not to deploy.

    Which Mini Cooper models are affected by the recall?

    Mini Cooper and Mini Cooper S models manufactured from January 2005 to November 2006, and Mini Cooper convertibles and Mini Cooper S convertibles manufactured from January 2005 and July 2008.

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  • Mini Cooper Recall: Spare Wheel Separation While Driving

    Published 6 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! Mini Cooper Recall

    Now Hear This! Mini Cooper Recall
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    BMW N.A. has issued a recall of approximately 5,805 model year 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop 2-door vehicles due to the wheel possibly separating while driving.

    Which Mini Cooper models are affected by the recall?

    2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop 2-door vehicles manufactured from January 7, 2014 to July 21, 2014.

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  • BMW Recall: Airbag Inflator Issue in i3s and Mini Cooper Hardtops

    Published 6 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! BMW Recall

    Now Hear This! BMW Recall
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    BMW N.A. has issued a recall of approximately 27 model year 2014 i3s and Mini Cooper Hardtops due to possible airbag inflator assembly issue.

    Which BMW models are affected by the recall?

    BMW i3 vehicles manufactured March 31, 2014 and 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop vehicles manufactured from February 2, 2014 to May 30, 2014.

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  • More Vehicle Recalls Headed Your Way in 2014

    Published 6 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! More Vehicle Recalls Heading Your Way in 2014

    Now Hear This! More Vehicle Recalls Heading Your Way in 2014
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    When you flip on the morning news or scan your favorite online news site, it surely seems like there are more vehicles being recalled these days. And unfortunately, this trend is continuing.

    According to the Centre of Automotive Management (CAM), and reported by The New Zealand Herald, more than 20.5 million vehicles were recalled in the U.S. last year (BMW was the fourth highest manufacturer of vehicles on the list), which is five million more than in 2012. Most of these recalls were due to electronic malfunctions and safety glitches.

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