approximately 3,500 model-year 2018 bmw 330e plug-in hybrid sedans, i3 electric hatchbacks, x5 xdrive40e suvs; model-year 2018 mini cooper countryman se all4 plug-in hybrid hatchbacks; model-year 2019 bmw i8 electric coupe and roadsters; and model-year 2018-19 bmw 530e and 740le hybrid sedans
the problem: capacitors within the turbocord portable chargers may fail, possibly resulting in a shock hazard or fire and increasing the risk of injury or death.
the fix: dealers will inspect the charging cable and replace it, if necessary, for free.
what owners should do: mini manufacturer bmw will begin notifying owners nov. 12. owners can call mini at 866-825-1525, bmw 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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