BMW can recall diesel models to mend emissions glitch

Sewa Mobil Pekanbaru, BMW is recalling twenty four,340 vehicles equipped with diesel engines from the 2009-11 model years which will fail to fulfill U.S. and California emission management necessities.

About 2,740 2011 and 2012 model year X5 xDrive 50i and X6 xDrive 50i vehicles, and 21,600 3-series diesel models, are recalled, the automaker said. The remembers are scheduled for might nine, with a client letter to follow, BMW North America spokesman Dirk Arnold said.

The vehicles were manufactured at factories in Spartanburg, S.C., and Germany.

BMW said sure emissions parts, as well as the SCR catalyst, the DEF mixer and therefore the EGR valve, might improperly overstate vehicle mileage, inflicting emissions standards to be exceeded and therefore the illumination of the “Service Engine Soon” light-weight.

BMW said the repair would require the inspection and replacement of 1 or additional of the emissions parts and therefore the reprogramming of the vehicle’s engine management unit.
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