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2014 Mini Cooper recall

Mini Recall : Nut That Secures Spare Tire May Loosen

2014 Mini Cooper

Vibrations from driving may cause the nut to loosen, allowing the wheel to separate from the car. If the spare wheel separates from the vehicle, it could become a road hazard and increase the risk of a crash.

Tires — Temporary/Emergency Spare Tire

Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-door vehicles manufactured January 7, 2014, to July 21, 2014. The spare wheel may have been attached under the car with a nut that is not self-locking.
Actions
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the spare wheel securing nut with a self-locking nut, free of charge. The recall began on November 20, 2014. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-275-6464.
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Date Announced
OCT 03, 2014
Vehicles Affected
5,805
NHTSA Campaign #
14V619000
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