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Is recalling thousands of cars sold in Denmark

In 2018, recalled BMW about 4000 cars in Denmark because of an error, which in the outermost consequence meant that the affected cars could catch fire. Now di

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Is recalling thousands of cars sold in Denmark

In 2018, recalled BMW about 4000 cars in anal escort Denmark because of an error, which in the outermost consequence meant that the affected cars could catch fire.

Now discloses the BMW Denmark that extends tilbagekaldelseskampagnen to include approximately 2500 cars extra here at home. They hit the cars of the models 1-series, 2-series, 3-series, 4-series, 5-series, X3, X4 and X5. At the bottom of the article you can see, the vintages in question.

- All affected car owners will in the month of december will be contacted via the Tax with more information about how the car needs to be checked and possibly repaired, write BMW in the press release.

See also: Cars revoked: May break in the fire

- If you as a car owner wants to know whether your car is affected, please feel free to contact your authorized BMW retailer who can check if your vehicle is covered by this technical campaign. Control and repair is of course free of charge and covered by BMW, they write.

Abnormal heat generation
At present, virtually all the cars from the original recall checked, and the errors are rectified. Now have further technical studies, however, shown that there can be several components that may be affected. Therefore, taking the BMW now the sure steps and withdraw more cars.

the Reason for the recall is that the BMW in Munich at the studies have found out that errors can occur in certain production runs of diesel cars from BMW and sold on the european market.

the Bug consists in that 'Exhaust Gas Recirculation'module (EGR), which is used to lower the amount of NOx gases in the exhaust 'and in rare cases the can create abnormal heat around the engine, as the cooler in the EGR module can leak the glycol, which, together with soot and heat can result in a thermal incident', says BMW.

In other words, can the EGR module in 'extremely rare cases' break in the fire.

The affected cars applies to the following models:

BMW 1 series: 118d, 120d - production between march 2015 and June 2017

the BMW 2-series: the 218d, 220d, 225d - production between november 2014 and march 2017

the BMW 3 series: 318d, 320d - production between July 2015 and march 2017

the BMW 4-series: 418d, 420d - production between march 2015 and June 2017

the BMW 5-series: 518d, 520d - production between July 2014 and may 2017

BMW X3: 18d, 20d - production between april 2014 and march 2017

the BMW X4 20d - production between may 2014 and may 2015

BMW X5: 25d - production in september 2015

See also: Volvo revoke: Cars can catch fire

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