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Leaking power steering fluid can spray onto hot exhaust parts, increasing the risk of an engine compartment fire.

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Summary
BMW is recalling certain model year 2012 X5 vehicles equipped with a diesel engine and 2013 X5 and X6 vehicles. Due to a machining error of the steering gear surface, power steering fluid may leak.
Actions
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the steering gear free of charge. The safety recall began on July 20, 2012. Owners may contact BMW customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417.
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Date Announced
JUN 13, 2012
Vehicles Affected
2,642
NHTSA Campaign #
12V267000
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