An electrical short can cause the parts within the PCV valve to melt, increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use.

Engine And Engine Cooling — Exhaust System — Emission Control — Crankcase (Pcv)
Engine And Engine Cooling — Exhaust System — Emission Control — Crankcase (Pcv)

Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006 525i, 525xi, 530i, 530xi, 530xi Sports Wagon, 325i, 325xi, 325xi Sports Wagon, 330i, 330xi, Z4 3.0i and Z4 3.0si vehicles. The heater for the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve may short circuit.
Actions
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PCV valve heater, free of charge. The recall began May 30, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This recall is an expansion to recall 17V-683.

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Date Announced
APR 04, 2019
Vehicles Affected
184,505
NHTSA Campaign #
19V273000
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