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Recall Alert: 2002-2005 MINI Cooper

RECALL Subject : Electro-Hydraulic Power Steering Loss , 1 INVESTIGATION(S)

Report Receipt Date: OCT 15, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V660000
Component(s): STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 86,018


Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 MINI Cooper and Cooper S vehicles and 2005 Cooper and Cooper S Convertible vehicles. The affected vehicles may experience temporary or permanent loss of the electro-hydraulic steering assistance.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
REMEDY:
MINI will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the electro-hydraulic power steering system, replacing the components and wiring, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 1, 2015. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.

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