BMW Australia Ltd - BMW 5 Series sedan & wagon, 6 Series coupe & convertible 2003 - 2010

recall information

Recall number
REC-000137
PRA number
2012/13082
Campaign number
00 61 56 03 00
Original published date

make and model information

Make
BMW
Model
5 Series sedan & wagon, 6 Series coupe & convertible
Year range
2003 - 2010
Affected units
10,733

What are the defects?

Due to an assembly error, the battery cover may not have been correctly clipped to the floor panel. This may cause loosening of the positive terminal cable connection.

What are the hazards?

There exists the possibility of the battery positive terminal cable loosening and overheating, possibly resulting in a fire in the luggage compartment even if the vehicle is switched off.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their authorised BMW motor vehicle service centre, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on freecall: 1 800 813 299.

Owners are advised to park their vehicles outdoors until the service has been carried out.
Supplier details
BMW Australia Ltd

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact website

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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