approximately 33,000 model-year 2009-13 bmw x5 xdrive35d suvs
the problem: the used engine idler pulley bolt may loosen over time and break, which could cause the vehicle to unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
the fix: a remedy is still under development.
what owners should do: bmw will begin notifying owners july 13. owners can call the automaker at 800-525-7417, the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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