Fire Risk Leads to BMW Recall Affecting More Than 672,000 3 Series Vehicles

Wiring and electrical connectors for the heating and air conditioning system may overheat

Fire Risk Leads to BMW Recall Affecting More Than 672,000 3 Series Vehicles
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November 14, 2017

A fire risk has prompted BMW of North America to recall more than 672,000 3 Series vehicles.

What's the problem?

On the affected vehicles, the wiring and electrical connectors for the system that controls air flow for the heating and air conditioning system may overheat.

Wiring that overheats could cause the electrical connectors to melt, and increase the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is unattended.

The following BMW models are being recalled: model year 2006-2011 323i, 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi and M3 vehicles, model year 2007-2011 328i xDrive, 335i xDrive, and 335is vehicles, and model year 2009-2011 335d vehicles.

What happens next?

BMW will notify owners of the recalled vehicles beginning in mid-December 2017. Local BMW dealers will then replace the wiring and electrical connectors free of charge.

Owners with further questions about this recall can contact BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.