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2014 Mini Cooper recall

Mini Recall : Incorrect Capacity Information On Label/FMVSS 110

2014 Mini Cooper

The maximum weight listed on the label is incorrect (too low) and therefore does not comply with Federal Regulations.

Equipment — Other — Labels

Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop two door vehicles manufactured December 1, 2013, to December 14, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with an incorrect maximum capacity weight stated on the Tire Information Placard. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less."
Actions
MINI will notify owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect labels with corrected labels, free of charge. Owners were mailed interim notification on March 18, 2015. The recall began on October 15, 2015. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.
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Date Announced
JAN 26, 2015
Vehicles Affected
13,130
NHTSA Campaign #
15V034000
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