BMW Recalls Half-a-Million or So Cars


By News Department

COLUMBIA, S.C. (CNN) - BMW is recalling more than a half-million cars in the U-S due to possible power failure and engine stalling.

Apparently, a battery cable that supplies power to the vehicle's fuse box can wear out and cause problems.

The recall affects BMW's 1-series, 3-series and Z4 models. Some made as early as 2007 and as late as last year.

BMW has known about the problem since July 2010.

Initially the carmaker issued a service bulletin instructing dealers how to fix the problem but later decided to issue a full recall.

Add a comment


Comment: 1000 Characters Left

ABC Columbia and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.

Most Popular

Current: 80°
High: 84°
Low: 71°
Wind: 9 MPH
Pressure: 29.96
Humidity: 69 %

What's on WOLOTV Full Schedule