Munich. BMW AG investigations have suggested that –
identical to a stream Korean conditions – an Exhaust-Gas-Recirculation
(EGR) procedure malfunction may, in singular cases, means fires in some BMW
diesel vehicles in a European market.
The BMW Group has motionless to lift out a technical debate to check
a EGR procedure and reinstate any inadequate components on a potentially
In a European marketplace this technical movement relates to a EGR
procedure of BMW 3 Series, 4 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3,
X4, X5, X6 vehicles with 4-cylinder diesel engines (production from
Apr 2015 until Sep 2016) and 6-cylinder diesel engines
(production from Jul 2012 until Jun 2015).
Part of this EGR procedure is a EGR cooler. In some cases, small
quantities of a glycol coolant can shun and build adult in a EGR
module. When total with CO and oil sediments, this deposition can
turn combustible. With a high temperatures of a empty gases in
this unit, these deposits can ignite. In singular cases this might cause
melting of a intake plural and in impassioned cases a glow might result.
This technical debate has been motionless in suitability with a EU
authorized discipline for risk assessment. Customers with affected
vehicles will be contacted as shortly as possible.
Emma Begley, Business and Finance Communications
[email protected], Telephone: +49 89 382 72200
Jochen Frey, Business and Finance Communications
[email protected], Telephone +49 89 382 41125
Glenn Schmidt, Head of Business and Finance Communications
Telephone: +49 89 382 24544
Media website: www.press.bmwgroup.com
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