Recall List for the 2016 Mini Cooper

Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 Mini Cooper by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Mini service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Mini customer service.

  1. 2016 Mini Cooper STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION) NHTSA Campaign #15V887000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 30, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 2

    Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one model year 2016 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2 Door vehicle manufactured November 24, 2015, and one BMW X1 Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) manufactured October, 19 2015. The steering gearbox may have been manufactured with incorrect parts.

    Consequence: A gearbox malfunction may cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: BMW will replace the steering gearbox, free of charge. Affected vehicles are located in dealer inventory and will be remedied before customer retail. The recall began on December 28, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V887000 »

  2. 2016 Mini Cooper AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL, AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL, AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL, AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL, AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #15V628000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 6,073

    Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper two-door vehicles, 2015-2016 MINI John Cooper Works and MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper four-door vehicles and 2014-2015 BMW i3 vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the passenger frontal air bag may not deploy properly in a low speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, an air bag that does not deploy properly increases the risk of injury to the front seat passenger.

    Actions: MINI and BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on November 20, 2015. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525 and BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V628000 »

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