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BMW Australia Ltd - BMW 3, 5, 7 SERIES, X5, MINI COUNTRYMAN

recall information

Recall number
PRA number
Campaign number
00 61 6505 00 & 00 61 6705 00
Original published date
Last updated date

make and model information

Affected units

Identifying features

See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

Foreign bodies or particles may have entered the battery cells and could cause a malfunction in a fully charged high-voltage battery.

What are the hazards?

These impurities could activate a short circuit within the high-voltage battery. This short circuit could cause a fire, increasing the risk of an accident and injury or death to vehicle occupants and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

BMW Australia will contact all known owners. Consumers may contact an authorised BMW Service centre, or call the BMW Group Customer Interaction Centre on 1800 813 299 to arrange inspection and repair.

Consumers can also contact BMW Group Australia via the BMW Group Australia website:

For further information, consumers can go to the BMW Australia website, and using either their vehicle's VIN or chassis number, check to see if their vehicle has an outstanding technical action, or an outstanding safety recall via
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.

Product type