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If this were to occur, engine overheating and subsequent engine damage could result. In addition, it is possible for the failure of the electrical circuitry to cause a fire in the fan control unit located in the front of the engine compartment.

Engine And Engine Cooling — Cooling System — Fan
Engine And Engine Cooling — Cooling System — Fan
Engine And Engine Cooling — Cooling System — Fan
Engine And Engine Cooling — Cooling System — Fan

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles, the engine auxiliary/cooling fan operation, including variable speed, is electronically controlled. Failure of the fan motor can cause the electrical circuitry of the fan control unit to overload and fail, causing the fan to stop operating.
Actions
Dealers will replace the fan. Owner notification began September 28, 2001. This is a supplement to a recall that began during September 2001 (see recall campaign 01V206). Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.
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Date Announced
MAY 16, 2002
Vehicles Affected
1,550
NHTSA Campaign #
02V138000
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