BMW Recalling X5 SUVs Over Fuel Filter Heater
“The fuel filter heater could experience an electrical overload condition and become permanently activated.The fuel filter heater could remain activated even when the ignition is off and lead to a dead battery. The unit could also overheat, possibly resulting in a vehicle fire,” the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced in a statement.
The recall is expected to commence this month, with fuel filter heaters to be replaced at BMW dealerships and service centers, free of charge. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 and the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.