BMW Expands 2013 Recall for Defective Brake Vacuum Pump, Adds 9,000 Cars

BMW Expands 2013 Recall for Defective Brake Vacuum Pump, Adds 9,000 Cars
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November 25, 2014

BMW is expanding a 2013 recall for defective vacuum brake pumps, adding an additional 9,000 cars.

In the affected cars, insufficient lubrication could cause a failure of the vacuum pump that supplies power brake assistance. This could result in a reduction in braking power.

The affected vehicles include certain model year:

  • 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon
  • 2012-2014 BMW 320i Sedan, 328i Sedan, 320i xDrive Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan
  • 2012-2013 BMW 528i Sedan, 528i xDrive Sedan
  • 2013-2014 BMW X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle
  • 2013-2014 BMW X3 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle
  • 2012-2014 BMW Z4 sDrive28i Roadster
  • 2014 BMW 428i Coupe, and 428i xDrive Coupe

BMW will notify owners affected by the recall. Dealers will install a locking ring in the camshaft to retain the camshaft seal disk in the proper location, free of charge.

For more information, owners can contact BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.