BMW Of North America, LLC has issued a recall for the BMW 320i.
Description of Recall
BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xdrive, and 328i xdrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xdrive sports wagons; model year 2012-2013 528i and 528i xdrive sedans, model year 2013-2014 x1 sdrive28i and x1 xdrive28i cars and model year 2012-2014 z4 sdrive28i roadsters. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail.
Severity of the Defect
A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.
BMW’s Recommended Action
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the cars to prevent insufficient vacuum pump lubrication, free of charge. The safety recall began on January 31, 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at customerrelations@BMWUSA.com.